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Pabst, G. W. (Georg Wilhelm) 1885-1967

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Most widely held works by G. W Pabst
Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Visual )

63 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social satire set in Victorian London in which both government and underworld are portrayed as amoral and polluted by economic and political chaos. Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars, with the help of Mackie Messer and his gang, opens a bank in the belief that legal thievery is more profitable than larceny. In the end, Polly's father, Mackie, and the corrupt police commissioner become partners in the bank and mainstays of society
Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen = Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

34 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pharmacist's daughter seduced by her father's assistant has a child and is banished to a repressive reform school. Escaping, she makes her way penniless to a brothel where she lives for the moment
Die Büchse der Pandora = Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

34 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone with whom she comes in contact
Kameradschaft by G. W Pabst( Visual )

77 editions published between 1931 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pabst makes a plea for international friendship and peace in this story of a coalmining disaster that unites French and German workers in a tense rescue operation. Pursuing his interest in realism, Pabst used documentary techniques to portray working conditions. Yet, the visual interplay of light, shadow, water, steam and dust in the mine interiors are expressionistic in style
The joyless street( Visual )

36 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of inflation-ridden, post-World-War-1 Vienna
Pandora's box (Lulu) by G. W Pabst( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The threepenny opera by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

41 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Victorian London, Mack the Knife, gentleman and thief, is loved by Jenny, his favorite whore, by Polly Peachum, daughter of the Beggar King and by Lucy, the jailor's daughter. Pabst's satirical treatment of this 19th-century underworld with its pimps, prostitutes and thieves draws comparisons with Germany in the 1920's. (Does not circulate)
Secrets of a soul : a psychoanalytic film by G. W Pabst( Visual )

16 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By deciphering dream symbols, a psychoanalyst is able to resolve his patient's unconscious conflicts, curing him
The love of Jeanne Ney by G. W Pabst( Visual )

39 editions published between 1927 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeanne Ney is the daughter of a French diplomat who is assassinated by Bolsheviks. She falls in love with a young Communist, Andreas and they have a brief interlude of happiness in Paris until her uncle is murdered and the crime pinned on Andreas
Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

28 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the masters of early German cinema, G.W. Pabst had an innate talent for discovering actresses (including Greta Garbo). And perhaps none of his female stars shone brighter than Kansas native and onetime Ziegfeld girl Louise Brooks, whose legendary persona was defined by Pabst's lurid, controversial melodrama Pandora's box. Sensationally modern, the film follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes in contact with. Daring and stylish, Pandora's box is one of silent cinema's great masterworks and a testament to Brooks' dazzling individuality
Westfront 1918 : Vier von der Infanterie( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in German and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G.W. Pabst brought the war movie into a new era with his first sound film, a mercilessly realistic depiction of the nightmare that scarred a generation, in the director's native Germany and beyond. Digging into the trenches with four infantrymen stationed in France in the final months of World War I, Pabst illustrates the harrowing ordeals of battle with unprecedented naturalism, as the men are worn away in body and spirit by firefights, and the disillusion that greets them on the home front
Der Schatz : a film symphony in 5 acts by Max Deutsch( )

2 editions published in 2005 and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

43 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of a lost girl represents the second and final work of one of the cinema's most compelling collaborations: G. W. Pabst and Louise Brooks. Diary confirmed Pabst's artistry as one of the great directors of the silent period and established Brooks as an "actress of brilliance, a luminescent personality and a beauty unparalleled in screen history." (Kevin Brownlow, The parade's gone by)
The white hell of Piz Palü( Visual )

14 editions published between 1929 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the German "mountain film" genre, notable for its impressive photography, about a man who sets out with two companions to conquer an Alpine peak that has already claimed his wife
Westfront 1918 = Vier von der Infanterie by G. W Pabst( Visual )

28 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with trench warfare in the last stages of World War I
Die freudlose Gasse by G. W Pabst( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in German and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of inflation-ridden, post-World-War-I Vienna
The 3 penny opera = Die 3groschenoper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities. With a palpable evocation of corruption and dread, set to Weill's irresistible score, The threepenny opera remains a benchmark of early sound cinema."--Container
Pandora's box (Lulu) : a film by G. W Pabst( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Don Quixote by G. W Pabst( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote has read too much on chivalry, and made himself mad. He declares himself a knight, chooses Sancho Panza as his squire and the neighboring farm-girl his 'fair Dulcinea', and sets off on adventures, including the famous 'tilting at windmills'
 
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파브스트, 게오르그 빌헬름 1885-1967

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