WorldCat Identities

Jannings, Emil 1884-1950

Overview
Works: 279 works in 1,047 publications in 8 languages and 7,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Film noir  History  Silent films  Biographical films  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Editor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Emil Jannings, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Emil Jannings
Der blaue Engel The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg ( Visual )
119 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A straight-laced professor falls in love with a nighclub singer leading to his eventual downfall
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, the considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Waxworks by Paul Leni ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 361 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
Tartuffe by Molière ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A religious hypocrite insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
The last command by Josef Von Sternberg ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exiled Russian general turned Hollywood extra lands a role playing a version of his former czarist self, bringing about his emotional downfall
3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vienna-born, New York-raised Josef von Sternberg directed some of the most influential, stylish dramas ever to come out of Hollywood. Though best known for his star-making collaborations with Marlene Dietrich, von Sternberg began his career during the final years of the silent era, dazzling audiences and critics with his film's dark visions and innovative cinematography. The titles in this collection, made on the cusp of the sound age, are three of von Sternberg's greatest works, gritty evocations of gangster life (Underworld), the Russian Revolution (The Last Command), and working-class desperation (The Docks of New York) made into shadowy movie spectacle. Criterion is proud to present these long unavailable classics of American cinema, each with two musical scores."--Container
Othello ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1922 and 2001 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Cavernous chambers and stony battlements cast shadows of impending doom upon Othello and Desdemona as the mephistophelian Iago dances about them, methodically destroying their happiness and steering them toward their bitter fate with impish delight."--Container
The last laugh der letzte Mann ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and German and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, the considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Anna Boleyn a historical drama in six acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragic drama of the second wife of England's Henry VIII
Der Letzte Mann The last laugh ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1924 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the major works of German silent cinema, Murnau's class drama depicts the fall of the respected, aging, hotel doorman of a posh 1920s Berlin hotel, who is cruelly stripped of his position and reduced to a bathroom attendant, before his fortunes turn and he becomes a millionaire. The film was groundbreaking for its expressive, mobile camera work, which imparts information visually, without subtitles. The camera on a trolley glides, rises, zooms, or weaves where the story takes it. The camera takes part in the action and becomes a character in the drama
Der Blaue Engel by Josef Von Sternberg ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The original German Von Sternbert classic starring Emil Jannings and Marlene Deitrich who sing "Falling in love again". Sound and talking (in German) with subtitles. Jannings is at his best as the "fallen professor."
F.W. Murnau's The last laugh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Variety by E. A Dupont ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama, using flashback technique, which tells how a prisoner (Boss Huller) left his wife and child for a young dancer (Bertha), returned to his life as a trapeze artist with the dancer as his partner, and ultimately killed her new lover (Artinelli), a third partner in the trapeze act. This cut version (original 92 min.) omits the entire role of the wife and implies that the dancer Bertha is Huller's wife
Der Letzte mann by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, rejected by family and friends, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Der zerbrochene Krug by Heinrich von Kleist ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy of Dutch village life, in which Judge Adam presides over a trial regarding the supposed breaking of Frau Rull's beautiful jug by her daughter's suitor. A visiting inspector exposes Adam himself as the culprit
Der blaue Engel The blue Angel ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in German and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A German professor foolishly becomes infatuated with an immoral cabaret singer
Faust by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, first with insight into treating the plague and then with a day's return to youth. Mephisto is clear, timing the end of this 24 hours as Faust embraces the beautiful Duchess of Parma. Faust trades his soul for youth
The broken jug by Heinrich von Kleist ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The play ... pursues the court proceedings dealing with the request for damages by Frau Marthe Rull against Ruprecht, her daughter Eve's lover, whom she accuses of having broken 'the most beautiful of all jugs'. The village judge, Adam, would gladly convict Ruprecht of the crime, were it not for the interference of Gerichtsrat Walter ..." (Oxford comp. to German lit.)
Der letzte Mann Le dernier des hommes by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in German and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Un portier de grand hôtel, si fier de sa livrée, est relégué à la garde des lavabos quand son âge ne lui permet plus de porter les bagages des voyageurs... Méprisé par ses employeurs, humilié par son entourage, il sombrera dans la déchéance avant de retrouver sa gloire perdue
 
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Alternative Names
Janenz, Theodor Emil 1884-1950
Janenz, Theodor Emil 1886-1950
Janenz, Theodor Friedrich Emil.
Jannings, Emil
Jannings, Emil, 1886-1950
Jannings Émile 1884-1950
Languages
German (285)
English (228)
French (10)
Spanish (2)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Russian (2)
Japanese (1)