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Veidt, Conrad 1893-1943

Overview
Works: 254 works in 848 publications in 9 languages and 10,924 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Silent films  Trials, litigation, etc  Horror films  Historical films  Swashbuckler films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor, Creator, Author, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Conrad Veidt
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

62 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene( Visual )

107 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic. Also featured on this videodisc is an excerpt of "Genuine: a tale of a vampire", a 1920 release which reunited "Caligari's" creative team
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

34 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts( Visual )

5 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement
Waxworks by Paul Leni( Visual )

22 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself
The man who laughs by Paul Leni( Visual )

18 editions published between 1927 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwynplaine is doomed to live life wearing a perpetual grin. Carved on his face because his father, Lord Clancharlie, had offended England's king. Gwynplaine grows up alongside the beautiful but blind Dea and they fall in love. Queen Anne, meanwhile, has ascended the throne and when she learns that the femme fatale, Duchess Josiana is in possession of the Lord's estates, she decrees that the Duchess must marry Gwynplaine, the rightful heir. Gwynplaine realizes that the duchess' attraction has legitimized his right to love Dea, renounces his title and follows his heart to the new World
Lonesome by Paul Fejos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Hollywood gem, Lonesome, is the creation of a little-known, but audacious and one-of-a-kind auteur, Paul Fejos, who bridged the gap between the silent and sound eras. Fejos pulled out all the stops for his lovely New York symphony set in antic Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, employing color tinting, superimposition effects, experimental editing, and a roving camera, plus three dialogue scenes, added because of the craze for talkies
The hands of Orlac by Robert Wiene( Visual )

12 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated after a train crash, and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac's father is murdered by the dead man's hands, Orlac begins a descent toward madness
All through the night by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A big shot gambler investigating the murder of his favorite German baker stumbles upon a Nazi plot to blow up an American warship and is framed for murder in this comedy-thriller
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, Conrad Veidt as a Danish sea captain and Valerie Hobson as his enigmatic passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. In evocativley Hitchcockian fashion, the plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. DVD
The beloved rogue by Alan Crosland( Visual )

19 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Anders als die Andern by Richard Oswald( Visual )

12 editions published between 1919 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prosperous man encounters a sleazy blackmailer who discovers that he is gay. Released in 1919, this film is an amazingly frank depiction of a homosexual relationship. Banned at the time of its release, later burned by the Nazis, the film was believed lost for more than forty years
Dark journey( Visual )

19 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I Stockholm, a neutral capital and easily accessible, is infested with spies and counterspies. Among them is Madeleine, the owner of the famous dress shop "Chez Madeleine," played by Vivien Leigh. Madeleine's dedication to the French cause is tested when she is attracted to von Marwitz, a lady's man and head of the German Secret Service in Stockholm. Suspicion wars with love, leading up to conflicting loyalties and an action-packed climax
Above suspicion by Richard, Rollo Smolt 1896- Thorpe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two American honeymooners in pre-war Europe are asked by British intelligence to help track down a missing agent
Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene( Visual )

42 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About 1830, Dr. Caligari exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, in a fairground. Cesare tells a student that he will die "before dawn." The student is murdered and his friend suspects Caligari. Caligari orders Cesare to kill a young woman but he attempts to kidnap her instead, is hunted, and dies from exhaustion. Caligari escapes into a lunatic asylum, of which it is learned he is the director, but is finally unmasked as insane. At the end the whole fable is explained as the invention of an inmate of an asylum who imagines the director of the hospital is "Caligari."
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's face: Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Miniver (1942, b&w, 133 min.): One of Hollywood's most memorable spirit-lifters about an idealized England confronting the terror of World War II
Das cabinet des Dr. Caligari : ein filmspiel in 6 Akten( Visual )

5 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men on a park bench discuss the story of Cesare, a sleep-walking circus performer under the control of the murderous Dr. Caligari. But all, of course, is not quite as it seems. Silent film from 1920
A woman's face by George Cukor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar
The masterworks of the German horror cinema( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three classic silent films are considered by many to be the roots of the modern horror film
 
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Conrad Veidt acteur allemand

Conrad Veidt actor alemán

Conrad Veidt attore tedesco

Conrad Veidt Duits acteur

Conrad Veidt German actor

Conrad Veidt niemiecki aktor

Conrad Veidt saksalainen näyttelijä

Conradus Veidt

Konrad Feydt

Veidt, Conrad.

Veidt, Konrad Hans Walter 1893-1943

Veit, Conrad 1893-1943

Weidt, Conrad 1893-1943

Weidt, Hans Walter Conrad.

Конрад Фейдт

Фейдт, Конрад

קונרד ויידט

كونراد فايت

کنراد وایت

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康拉德·维德

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