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Veidt, Conrad 1893-1943

Overview
Works: 212 works in 879 publications in 9 languages and 11,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Fantasy films  Expressionist films  Film excerpts  Comedy films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor, Creator, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Conrad Veidt
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts by Robert Wiene( Visual )

129 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hynotist's influence. Also featured on this cassette is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine, a vampire tale. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement, and were restored in 1996 by Film Preservation Associates
Waxworks by Paul Leni( Visual )

22 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet imagines scenarios in a wax museum fairground that involve Jack the Ripper, Ivan the Terrible, and Haroun al-Raschid
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian Nights fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

29 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures
Lonesome by Paul Fejos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 335 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. Includes bonus features
The man who laughs by Paul Leni( Visual )

11 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 331 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
All through the night by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and German and held by 295 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
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, a Danish sea captain and his passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. The plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. Most of the story takes place under blackout conditions, in which the great city becomes a mysterious dark labyrinth
Beloved rogue by Alan Crosland( Visual )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
Dark Journey( Visual )

23 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 162 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 Thorpe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two American honeymooners in pre-war Europe are asked by British intelligence to help track down a missing agent
The Indian tomb : in two parts( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayan, the powerful Maharajah of Eschnapur, has lost his beloved wife, the beautiful Princess Savitri, to the handsome British officer MacAllan. In his fury, Ayan plots to destroy MacAllan and construct a massive tomb to his perished love where Savitri is to be imprisoned for eternity
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]: Gigi: Gaston is the scion of a wealthy Parisian family who finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi. When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt, who have educated Gigi to be a wealthy man's mistress, request he become her provider. An American in Paris: Jerry Mulligan is a struggling American painter in Paris who is 'discovered' by an influential heiress. She just happens to an interested in more than Jerry's art. Jerry in turn falls for Lise, a young French girl already engaged to a cabaret singer. His relationshp with Lise is filled with romantic complications
A woman's face by George Cukor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Sweden, the film is shown in flashbacks in the course of a trial in which a young woman with a half-hidden face, Anna Holm, is charged with murder. The events, as described by the witnesses, begin years before when aristocrat Torsten Barring hosts a party at a tavern. The guests include Vera, the faithless wife of noted plastic surgeon Gustav Segert. When the tavern refuses to extend his credit, Torsten meets the proprietress Anna -- whose face is badly scarred from a fire 22 years ago caused by her father. Torsten treats Anna as if she is beautiful and charming rather than scarred and unpleasant. Anna is leader of a gang of blackmailers. She obtains letters proving Vera is having an affair and demands money. Gustav comes home unexpectedly and, thinking Anna a thief, wants to call the police, but Vera convinces him to let her go. Gustav becomes intrigued by Anna's scars and offers to perform plastic surgery on her. Within two years, she turns into a beautiful woman no longer ridiculed by strangers. After leaving Gustav's Swiss clinic, she returns to Torsten, who is amazed by her new physical beauty. She assures him that in spite of this, she has not yet joined the side of the angels. Torsten obliquely tells her that his uncle, who is very old and very rich, is leaving everything to a four-year-old grandson. But, if something happens to the grandson, Torsten will inherit instead. Anna is horrified by what he is driving at, but is compelled through love for Torsten to agree. Using the name "Ingrid Paulson," Anna is hired as a governess on Torsten's recommendation and goes to live at the Barring chateau. She becomes fond of the kindly Consul and his sweet-natured grandson, Lars-Erik. (source: Wikipedia)
Gary Cooper Hollywood classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storm in a teacup (originally released in 1937, 87 min.) also stars Rex Harrison and features Leigh as the daughter of a Scottish official who falls in love with an English newspaper reporter against the wishes of her father
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
The student of Prague by Stellan Rye( Visual )

9 editions published between 1926 and 1999 in English and German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of an old German legend about a poor student in Prague who falls in love with a wealthy countess, sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, then buys it back at the expense of his life
Anders als die Anderen = Different from the others( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Different from the others: a film fragment about a prosperous man encounters with a sleazy blackmailer who discovers that he is gay
 
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Conrad Veidt acteur allemand

Conrad Veidt actor alemán

Conrad Veidt attore tedesco

Conrad Veidt deutscher Schauspieler

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.

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