WorldCat Identities

Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Overview
Works: 131 works in 736 publications in 9 languages and 8,565 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Horror films  Expressionist films  Documentary films  Historical films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, pmn, Director, Lyricist, Author, Creator, Translator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Erich Pommer
 
Most widely held works by Erich Pommer
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts by Conrad Veidt( Visual )

136 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic
Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier( Visual )

57 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is the villain in this moody atmosphere
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

61 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 831 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
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

44 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this influential silent classic, set in a sprawling city of the future, a workers' uprising threatens to destroy the metropolis. In the 21st century, society has been divided into two classes- the lowly workers who live underground , and they wealthy ruling class who indulge in a decadent existence in the towering skyscrapers above. Until one day, when a member of the ruling class, lured below ground by an attractive female worker, is horrified by what he witnesses. He endeavors to help improve their plight, but a mad scientist and his evil robots are enlisted to thwart the young man and crush the labor reform efforts."--Container
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

29 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part one, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

105 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Drame psychologique. L'autoritaire professeur Immanuel Rath tombe amoureux de Löla, chanteuse de Beuglant. Il perd sa position, épouse la chanteuse, suit la troupe dirigée par Hazeppa, vend les photos de sa femme déshabillée, devient même clown, essaie d'étrangler l'infidèle et a conscience de toute sa déchéance en retrouvant sa petite ville et sa salle de classe. Avec Avec Marlene Dietrich, Emil Jannings, Hans Albers, Rosa Valetti
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screen adaption of Molière's black comedy about the religious hypocrite who insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
Asphalt by Joe May( Visual )

12 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in German and English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman steals a precious stone from a jewellery shop and tries to seduce the policeman who catches her. Set in Berlin
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in German and English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great, aging artist succumbs to despair when the young model and pupil he adores leaves him for a woman. Although the story is discreetly played at a father/adopted son level on the surface, the homosexual subtext is quite clear in this early Dreyer film made in Germany
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siegfried establishes larger-than-life heroic characters who are defined by tests of valor and rigid codes of honor. In order to win the hand of Kriemhild, Siegfried must win a bride for her brother, King Gunther. Kriemhild's Revenge begins after the death of Siegfried, and weaves the treacherous tale of his widow's ungodly vengeance upon his murderers. The noble qualities of the first film become liabilities in the second, as the blood oaths and vows of loyalty bring about a maelstrom of violence that results in the slaughter of entire armies
Liliom by Fritz Lang( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A raffish carnival barker is killed in a knife fight, but is given one day to return to earth to see how his wife and daughter are managing"--The Faber companion to foreign films, 1992
The haunted castle the exposure of a secret in 5 acts by F. W Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in German and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunting party is interrupted by the arrival of a notorious count, who is believed to have murdered his brother. The uninvited guest sets in motion an elaborate plot to resurrect the ghosts of the past and bring secrets of his brother's death to light
Phantom by F. W Murnau( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
Fire over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The situation for England is perilous. Still reeling from its own Protestant-Catholic strife, England is a second-rate power under constant threat from Spain's mighty Armada. With unflinching resolve and magisterial bravery, Queen Elizabeth survives assassins and traitors to instill in her people the pride and courage necessary to defeat Spain and define the greatness of England"--Container
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
Siegfried by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 1924 and 1991 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of a silent extravaganza based on the legends of the Nibelungen. In a time when magic was real and legends walked, a hero, Siegfried, pure of heart and of unblemished virtue, is brought down by the powers of darkness and his own innocence
Nuremberg : its lesson for today( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shows how the international prosecutors built their case against the top Nazi leaders using their own films - devastating evidence of atrocities that are still shocking today." -- container
Die Nibelungen Siegfried by Fritz Lang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siegfried establishes larger-than-life heroic characters who are defined by tests of valor and rigid codes of honor. In order to win the hand of Kriemhild (Margarete Schoen), Siegfried (Paul Richter) must win a bride for her brother, King Gunther (Theodor Loos)
 
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Alternative Names
Erich Pommer Duits filmproducent (1889-1966)

Erich Pommer German film producer

Erich Pommer productor de cine de Alemania

Erich Pommer produttore cinematografico tedesco

Ericus Pommer

Pommer, Eric 1889-1966

Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Еріх Поммер

Эрих Поммер

אריך פומר

اریش پومر

ポマー, エリッヒ

艾里奇·鮑默

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