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Seitz, Franz

Overview
Works: 55 works in 197 publications in 5 languages and 1,649 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Political fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Adapter, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, fmp, Performer
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 833.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franz Seitz
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

97 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der Zauberberg by Hans W Geissendörfer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tubercular sanatorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks, but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe in this dramatization based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel
Doktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a composer who sells his soul to Satan to ensure his own creativity, but finds he cannot keep to his bargain to refrain from all close human relationships and his closest friends die as a result
Doctor Faustus; the life of the German composer, Adrian Leverkühn by Thomas Mann( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of a 1948 novel by a German writer based on the Faust legend. The protagonist is Adrian Leverkuhn, a musical genius who trades his body and soul to the devil in exchange for 24 years of triumph as the world's greatest composer
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about Oskar Matzerath, who at age three decides to stop growing. For the next two decades, during the Nazi reign in Eastern Europe, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in shriek piercing enough to break glass
The Thomas Mann collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novels are brought to life in this 7-disc collection, which pays tribute to Mann's most celebrated and famous works. Buddenbrooks: A sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy merchant family torn between loyalty and personal freedom. Doktor Faustus: Driven by a single-minded search for a totally new musical idiom, composer Adrian Leverkühn makes a pact with the devil with a very high price, the total renunciation of love and the gradual deterioration of the mind and body. The magic mountain: Hans Castorp, son of a distinguished Hamburg family, spends seven years in a Swiss sanatorium. Drawn to the hermetic society, he receives an erotic and philosophical initiation but abruptly leaves at the launch of the Great War to learn true life experience and responsibility
Vitamine und Hormone und ihre technische Darstellung by Hellmut Bredereck( Book )

5 editions published in 1939 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tonio Kröger by Thomas Mann( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tonio Kröger, a young writer, travels through Europe experiencing various relationships with women and trying to find a world that suits him. At the same time, his mind travels to the past, exploring the origins of his dilemma in a troubled childhood and youth
Die Leibesübungen der alten Griechen und ihre Einwirkung auf Geist und Charakter der Nation by Franz Seitz( Book )

5 editions published between 1871 and 1872 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El joven Törless( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doktor Faustus by Thomas Mann( )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Jugendstreiche des Knaben Karl( Visual )

2 editions published in 1977 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tin drum by Günter Grass( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed as the greatest German novel written since the end of World War II, The Tin Drum is the autobiography of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Willfully stunting his growth at three feet for many years, wielding his tin drum and piercing scream as anarchistic weapons, he provides a profound yet hilarious perspective on both German history and the human condition in the modern world
Erfolg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hurra, die Schule brennt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Respectful adaptation of Gunter Grass's epic novel which looks at the realities of German history from the fantastic, subjective viewpoint of a child who, as an act of will, refuses to grow up
Lausbubengeschichten( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

München( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Zauberberg : der komplette Mehrteiler : nach dem Roman von Thomas Mann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tuberculosis sanatorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks, but ends up staying for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe in this dramatization based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel
Onkel Filser - Allerneueste Lausbubengeschichten( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Doktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian LeverkühnThe Thomas Mann collection
Alternative Names
Franz Seitz Film producer, Screenwriter

Franz Seitz Jr. acteur allemand

Franz Seitz junior Duits acteur

Laforet, Georg, 1920-2006

Laforet, Georg 1921-2006

Франц Зайтц немецкий кинопродюсер, кинорежиссёр и сценарист

자이츠, 프란츠 1920-2006

Languages
German (135)

Spanish (11)

French (6)

English (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der ZauberbergDoktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian LeverkühnThe Thomas Mann collection