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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 )

124 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Macheath, a well-known criminal, who marries Polly, daughter of the "king" of the beggars, Peachum. The outraged Peachum reports Macheath to the police, and he is sent to jail. Macheath faces execution but is saved by a pardon from the queen
Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 769 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
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen = Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

53 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 694 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 )

43 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent classic film with Louise Brooks playing the tempestuous Lulu, who destroys everyone she comes in contact with, eventually turning to prostitution and a fateful meeting with Jack the Ripper
Pandora's box (Lulu) by G. W Pabst( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joyless street by G. W Pabst( Visual )

69 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 369 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-I Vienna
Secrets of a soul : a psychoanalytic film by G. W Pabst( Visual )

25 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 267 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 )

35 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 242 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 have a brief interlude of happiness in Paris until her uncle is murdered and the crime pinned on Andreas
Weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü = The white hell of Pitz Palü by Arnold Fanck( Visual )

43 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 236 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 )

46 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the experiences of four German soldiers from different backgrounds in the last stages of World War I and shows the disruptive effects of war on the individual, the family, and society
Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

28 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 199 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
Kameradschaft = Comradeship by G. W Pabst( Visual )

62 editions published between 1931 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 191 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
Westfront 1918 : Vier von der Infanterie( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in German and held by 157 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
Adventures of Don Quixote by Jules Massenet( Visual )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 148 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'
Kameradschaft( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in German and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1919 but based on a real incident from 1906. A coal mine collapses on the frontier between Germany and France, trapping a team of French miners inside. Workers on both sides of the border spring into action, putting aside national prejudices and wartime grudges to launch a dangerous rescue operation
Die freudlose Gasse by G. W Pabst( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 146 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
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen = Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

18 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naive daughter of a prosperous pharmacist becomes pregnant by her father's young assistant. To preserve family honor, she is sent to a repressive reform school from which she eventually escapes. Penniless and homeless, she is directed to a brothel where she becomes liberated and lives for the moment with radiant physical abandon
Die 3 groschen oper = The three penny opera by Kurt Weill( Visual )

33 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in German and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about the life of underworld characters in London at the end of the nineteenth century
Paracelsus( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in German and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This large-scale tribute to the 16th-century Swiss physician/alchemist Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, commonly known as Paracelsus, was the second of three films directed by Pabst for the Third Reich and was shot at the Barrandov Studios outside occupied Prague. Paracelsus is appointed town physician of Basel and conflicts with reactionary academics and avaricious merchants to prevent the plague from overtaking the city. The hero embodies those attributes which appealed to the Nazi psyche - "a rebel hero cleansing Germany of ancient practices, anti- intellectualism ("Resolute imagination can accomplish all things," states Paracelsus) and the replacement of Latin (foreign influences) with the German language. The film is particularly noteworthy for the scene in which Death appears. In it, Paracelsus has succeeded in keeping the plague from infiltrating the town by having goods which a merchant attempted to smuggle in destroyed. However, the juggler Fliegenbein, attached to the caravan, manages to escape to a tavern where he starts the infection of the city in a brilliantly choreographed Totentanz (danced by Harald Kreutzberg) before Paracelsus who realizes that the city is doomed. At the completion of the macabre performance, the spectre of Death is seen with his scythe
Die Büchse der Pandora = Loulou by G. W Pabst( Visual )

14 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 49 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's dazzling individuality
 
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Die Büchse der Pandora = Pandora's boxPandora's box
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G. W. Pabst

G. W. Pabst director de cinema austríaco

Georg Wilhelm Pabst Austria filmirežissöör

Georg Wilhelm Pabst Austrian film director

Georg Wilhelm Pabst director de cine austríaco

Georg Wilhelm Pabst director de cinema austríac

Georg Wilhelm Pabst Oostenrijks filmregisseur

Georg Wilhelm Pabst österreichischer Filmregisseur

Georg Wilhelm Pabst réalisateur, scénariste, producteur et monteur allemand d'origine autrichienne

Georg Wilhelm Pabst regista austriaco

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Pabst, Wilhelm 1885-1967

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Георг Вилхелм Пабст

Георг Вільгельм Пабст

Пабст, Георг Вильгельм австрийский кинорежиссёр

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گئورگ ویلهلم پابست کارگردان اتریشی

파브스트, 게오르그 빌헬름 1885-1967

ゲオルク・ヴィルヘルム・パープスト

格奥尔格·威廉·帕布斯特

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Die Büchse der Pandora = Pandora's boxPandora's boxDie 3 groschen oper = The three penny operaTwentieth-century literary criticism