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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

381 editions published between 1925 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 4,269 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, who attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

215 editions published between 1930 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's film M merges trenchant social commentary with chilling suspense, creating a panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the blueprint for the psychological thriller
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

80 editions published between 1953 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

68 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, she 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
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

49 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 873 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
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

74 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter is torn between the demands of a proud European director, a crude American producer, and his disillusioned wife while he attempts to doctor the script for a new film version of The Odyssey
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

75 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 782 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
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

82 editions published between 1931 and 2019 in German and English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps the greatest example of German expressionism on the screen. Drama, social commentary, satire, and an anatomy of a crime are some of the elements of this dark masterpiece. Peter Lorre plays a psychopathic killer of children who successfully evades police but is eventually confronted by the code of the underworld
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

64 editions published between 1944 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

50 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's elaborate superspy thriller is at last restored to its proper length
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party girl decides she has had enough of the wild lifestyle and returns to her childhood home, where she finds security with a new husband but soon finds herself in an affair with his best friend
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in German and English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime. When the document's nefarious writings start leading to terrifying parallels in reality, it's up to Berlin's star detective, Inspector Lohmann, to connect the fragmented, maddening clues in a case unlike any other. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse appropriates slogans and ideas from the newly ascendant Nazi party and puts them into the mouth of a madman, warning the audience of the horrible menace that was rapidly becoming a reality
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

57 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prague 1942. Following the assassination of Nazi "Reich Protector" Heydrich, Masha Novotny, a professor's daughter, hides the culprit in her parents' apartment. When the Gestapo take 400 people hostage in retaliation, Masha's father is among those arrested. The assassin, surgeon Dr. Svoboda, manages to escape. As they search for him the Gestapo also train their sights on Masha
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

43 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

87 editions published between 1921 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a middle-European village a century ago, Death takes a young man just before he is to be married. His lover seeks out the Death figure and pleads with him for her fiance's life. Filled with pity for her, he promises to return her fiance if she can save even one of three lives about to flicker out
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

180 editions published between 1926 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expressionistic vision of a struggle between management and labor in a city of the future
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 448 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 )

38 editions published between 1949 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 434 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
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

66 editions published between 1922 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
Ministry of fear( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections
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Fritz Lang : the nature of the beastRichard Wagner, Fritz Lang, and the Nibelungen : the dramaturgy of disavowalA divided world : Hollywood cinema and emigré directors in the era of Roosevelt and Hitler, 1933-1948Fritz LangA companion to Fritz LangThe films of Fritz Lang : allegories of vision and modernityFritz Lang : genre and representation in his American filmsThe big heat
Alternative Names
Frics Langs vācu/austriešu/amerikāņu kinorežisors, scenārists, kinoproducents, aktieris

Fridericus Lang

Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor (1890-1976)

Fritz Lang cinéaste américain d'origine autrichienne

Fritz Lang director de cine de origen austríaco

Fritz Lang director de cinema estatunidenc d'origen austríac (1890-1976)

Fritz Lang Duits filmregisseur

Fritz Lang Düütscher Schauspeler

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, F. 1890-1976

Lang Friedrich Christian Anton

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz

Lang, Fritz, 1890-

Lang, Fritz (Regisseur) 1890-1976

Langas Fricas

Langs, Fricis, 1890-1976

Langs, Frics, 1890-1976

Φριτς Λανγκ Αυστριακός σκηνοθέτης, εκπρόσωπος του γερμανικού εξπρεσιονισμού

Ланг, Фритц

Ланг, Фриц, 1890-1976

Фриц Ланг немецкий кинорежиссёр

Фрыц Ланг

Фріц Ланг

Ֆրից Լանգ

פריץ לאנג שחקן אמריקאי

فريتز لانج

فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976

فريتز لانغ صانع أفلام نمساوي أمريكي

فریتس لانگ

لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976

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랑, F. 1890-1976

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랑, 프리드리히 크리스티앙 안톤 1890-1976

랑, 프리츠 1890-1976

랭, F. 1890-1976

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랭, 프리츠 1890-1976

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ラング, フリッツ

ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976