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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

587 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 5,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

352 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murderer as well. A number of unsolved murders so disrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

169 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

66 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crime melodrama about an honest police sergeant who risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

80 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Camille falls out of love with her husband while he is rewriting the screenplay The Odyssey by American producer Jeremiah Prokosch. Just as the director of Prokosch's film, Fritz Lang, says the The Odyssey is the story of individuals confronting their situations in a real world, Contempt itself is an examination of the position of the filmmaker in the commercial cinema industry."--Container
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

119 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin police inspector Lohmann investigates a case, in which all clues lead to a man, who's been in a hospital for mental illness for many years
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

61 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

50 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
Ministry of fear by Fritz Lang( Visual )

36 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is released into World War II England after 2 years in an asylum, but the outside world does not seem so sane either. On his way back to London to rejoin civilization, he stumbles across a murderous spy ring and does not quite know to whom to turn
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

76 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norah Larkin is a working girl who wakes up a murderess after passing out in the apartment of brutish playboy Harry Prebble. Branded "The Blue Gardenia" by a sensational columnist, Norah dodges dragnets, informants and the cruel hand of fate as she struggles to conceal her involvement with Prebble, and to remember the details of her ill-fated night. As her hopes for justice fade, she decides to gamble her future on the journalist who transformed her into such a notorious figure
House by the river by Fritz Lang( Visual )

34 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second rate writer strangles his maid when she rejects him and frames his brother for the crime after they dispose of the body
The spiders by Fritz Lang( Visual )

32 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this exotic adventure film, director Fritz Lang established himself as a master of epic storytelling, a talent that would reach its pinnacle in such monumental films as Metropolis and Die Nibelungen. Influenced by the French serials of Louis Feuillade (Fantômas) and infused with Lang's own fascination with Asian culture, The spiders follows international adventurer Kay Hoog (Carl de Vogt) in his quest for Incan gold and the precious "Buddha's head" diamond. Along the way, he must contend with an organization of criminal spies known as The Spiders, who will employ any form of treachery, including murder, to snatch the artifacts from his possession
M by Thea von Harbou( Book )

45 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En psykopatisk barnemorder undgår at blive taget af politiet, men bliver fanget af storbyens kriminelle underverden, som mener, at hans aktiviteter giver den et dårligt rygte
Fritz Lang in America by Peter Bogdanovich( Book )

13 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang by Lotte H Eisner( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang : interviews by Fritz Lang( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cinema of Fritz Lang by Paul M Jensen( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang : Leben und Werk, Bilder und Dokumente by Rolf Aurich( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi om den tyske filminstruktør Fritz Lang (1890-1976)
Fritz Lang : a guide to references and resources by E. Ann Kaplan( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Frics Langs vācu/austriešu/amerikāņu kinorežisors, scenārists, kinoproducents, aktieris

Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor

Fritz Lang cinéaste américain d'origine autrichienne

Fritz Lang director de cine de origen austríaco

Fritz Lang Duits filmregisseur

Fritz Lang itävaltalais-saksalainen ohjaaja ja käsikirjoittaja

Fritz Lang niemiecki reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Fritz Lang österreichisch-deutsch-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Fritz Lang osztrák származású német filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró és producer

Fritz Lang pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Fritz Lang rakouský režisér

Fritz Lang regista e sceneggiatore austriaco

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton.

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz

Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz (Regisseur) 1890-1976

Φριτς Λανγκ Αυστριακός σκηνοθέτης, εκπρόσωπος του γερμανικού εξπρεσιονισμού

Ланг, Фритц

Фриц Ланг немецкий кинорежиссёр

Фрыц Ланг

Фріц Ланг

Ֆրից Լանգ

פריץ לאנג

פריץ לאנג שחקן אמריקאי

فريتز لانغ

فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976

فریتس لانگ

لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976

ফ্রিৎস লাং

பிரிட்ஸ் லாங்

ფრიც ლანგი

랑, 프리츠 1890-1976

프리츠 랑


ラング, フリッツ

ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976


MScarlet StreetThe big heatDas Testament des Dr. MabuseFuryMinistry of fearFritz Lang : interviewsFritz Lang : Leben und Werk, Bilder und Dokumente