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Struss, Karl 1886-1981

Overview
Works: 161 works in 289 publications in 6 languages and 4,741 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Biography  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Chaplin's first talkie, he plays the duel role of dictator Adenoid Hynkel and a Jewish barber who is a dead-ringer look-alike for der Nutsie...and who thwarts his plans for world domination
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'odissea dell'ebreo Ben Hur: imprigionato sulle galee romane, liberato dopo aver salvato la vita al comandante Arrio, spinto dallo sceicco Ilderim a sfidare alla corsa delle bighe il suo nemico Messala e finalmente tornato in Terra Santa, dove diventa cristiano e ritrova l'amata Esther. (Mereghetti)
Sunrise a song of two humans by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A villager in love with a city woman tries to kill his wife but then repents and spends a happy day with her
Island of lost souls by Erle C Kenton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad doctor conducts ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there
Five American cinematographers : interviews with Karl Struss, Joseph Ruttenberg, James Wong Howe, Linwood Dunn, and William H. Clothier by Scott Eyman ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
The sign of the cross by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 64 C.E., the corrupt and maniacal Emperor Nero torches Rome, and is advised to blame the ensuing destruction on the unsuspecting Christians. Meanwhile, Roman Prefect Marcus Superbus falls for an innocent and beautiful Christian maiden, Mercia. When the seductive and wicked Empress, Poppaea, learns that she has a rival for Marcus' affections, she conspires to send all Christians to a chilling death
Four frightened people ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four castaways embark on a journey beyond their wildest dreams in this glorious romantic adventure. When deadly bubonic plague breaks out on a coastal steamer, four passengers steal a lifeboat and set out on a mission of survival. They land on a remote Malayan island and soon shed all trappings of their former selves. But when the native guide is suddenly murdered, they find themselves at the mercy of hostile islanders and must use their newfound survival skills if they are going to escape a terrible fate
Coquette a drama of the American south ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norma Besant, daughter of a Southern doctor, is an incorrigible flirt and has many boys on her string. She begins to favor Michael Jeffrey, who, shiftless and hot-tempered but fundamentally honorable, is warned off by her father. When Michael returns after a long absence, the pair are innocently compromised, and Dr. Besant's old-South paternal rage brings tragedy
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"William Shakespeare's classic farce about a wealthy merchant of Padua who announces he will not allow the marriage of his youngest daughter, Bianca, until her sister Katherine is wed even though the latter is shunned by all because of her shrewish behavior. Petrucio (Douglas Fairbanks) steps in to tame the shrew but can he?"--Container
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doctor experiments in order to turn himself into a fiend
Limelight Les feux de la rampe by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En rentrant un soir chez lui, l'ancien artiste de music-hall Calvero découvre sa jeune voisine danseuse à demi-morte. Déçue par la vie, Terry a tenté de mettre fin à ses jours. Une amitié se noue alors entre les deux artistes. Calvero, hanté la nuit par des rêves de gloire passée, prend Terry sous son aile, la soigne et l'encourage à reprendre la danse...porté par des dialogues et par des scènes de spectacles magiques, Chaplin signe une oeuvre bouleversante. Le duo Charles Chaplin avec l'autre monstre sacré du muet, Buster Keaton est fascinant
Der große Diktator ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die USA waren noch nicht in den Zweiten Weltkrieg eingetreten, als Chaplin sich bereits mit seiner Comedy-Munition auf den "Führer" einschoss: In seiner Doppelrolle spielt er sowohl den an Hitler angelehnten Adenoid Hynkel als auch einen jüdischen Friseur, der dem irren Tyrannen wie ein Zwilling gleicht. Mit Wortspielen, optischen Gags und Slapstick nimmt Chaplin den Faschismus aufs Korn, stellt aber seinen Attacken auch ergreifende Szenen im von Sturmtruppen terrorisierten Ghetto gegenüber. Zu den unvergesslichen Momenten zählen Hynkels machttrunkener Tanz mit dem Globus, der Kopfüber-Flug sowie Hynkel und Jack Oakie als Mussolini-Alter-Ego, die beide wie wahnsinnig ihre Friseurstühle höher kurbeln
Sunrise a song of two humans = L'aurore by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sunrise by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sunrise, a psychological thriller from the silent movie era, begins when the pleasant and peaceful life of a naive country man is turned upside down when he falls for a cold-blooded yet seductive woman from the city. She persuades him to drown his virtuous wife in order to be with her. This is one of the most moving stories ever told on screen - a tale of temptation, reconciliation, reconsecration and redemption, told with a lyrical simplicity that gives it the timeless universality of a fable
Belle of the nineties ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tiger Kid is an up-and-coming boxer who's concentrating on the wrong kind of "knockout"--The electrifying Ruby Carter (West). When Tiger's manager tricks Ruby into leaving town, she travels to New Orleans to headline with Duke Ellington and his orchestra at Ace Lamont's Sensation House. But Ace has eyes for Ruby's diamonds and plots a robbery. As always, Mae outsmarts her adversaries and proves she has no intention of losing her jewels, or her man
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a washed-up music hall clown who regains confidence while helping a suicidal ballerina. This was Chaplin's most personal film in turn nostalgic, melancholic and contemplative as he reflects on old age and the nature of art and comedy. There are only moments of humour (notably in tandem with Buster Keaton). Comedy is a tool for Chaplin's larger enterprise of soul-searching and summing up
Sparrows by William Beaudine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Pickford as the oldest orphan being looked after by the very mean Mr. Grimes devises a way to make life better for herself and the others in his care
D. W. Griffith's Abraham Lincoln ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Directed by D.W. Griffith, this Lincoln effort was one of the great talking films of the post-silent film era. These brief vignettes about Lincoln's early life include his birth, early jobs, his affair with Ann Rutledge, his courtship of Mary Todd and the Lincoln/Douglas debates. His presidency and the Civil War are followed in more detail, and the film concludes with the assassination."--Container
The taming of the shrew ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taming of the shrew: Set in Padua, Italy, the story is a battle of the sexes between Katherine, a beautiful but headstrong woman, and Petruchio, a young man who has arrived with the intention of finding a wife. Kate's father will not allow his younger, more agreeable daughter Bianca to marry until his older daughter is wed, and Petruchio is convinced to try taming the shrew
 
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Strauss, Karl
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