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Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Overview
Works: 161 works in 792 publications in 7 languages and 9,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Expressionist films  Horror films  Documentary films  Film noir  Short films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, pmn, Director, Lyricist, Creator, Author, 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 by Robert Wiene( Visual )

132 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of the modern re-appearance of the 11th century myth involving the strange and mysterious influence of a mountebank over a somnambulist
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

52 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 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 a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

57 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 805 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
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 725 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 )

26 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 698 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 1, 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
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 545 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

101 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever-fascinating film classic with Emil Jennings, a stuffy professor who falls blindly in love with cabaret entertainer Lola-Lola (Marlene Deietrich), who ruins his life. Dietrich introduces 'Falling in love again', this role made her an international star
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

24 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Asphalt by Joe May( Visual )

12 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in German and English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A well-dressed woman steals a precious stone from a jewellery shop. She tries to seduce the policeman who catches her, and he gradually succumbs to her charms"--Internet Movie Database summary
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

10 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious hypocrite insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 213 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
Liliom by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The haunted castle : the exposure of a secret in 5 acts by R. G Austin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and English and held by 159 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."
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

5 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest artistic and technical achievements of the German silent cinema, Fritz Lang's monumental Die Nibelungen is a passionate retelling of Nordic legend, invested with all the resources of the colossal UFA Studios. Scripted by Lang's wife at the time, Thea von Harbou (Metropolis), 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)
Die Nibelungen : Siegfried( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 94 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)
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Fritz Lang and featuring Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, and Bernhard Goetzke, is about a woman trying to save her lover from ultimate death
Fire Over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

21 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 91 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
Excerpts from Phantom( Visual )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film Phantom." ... 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."
Excerpts from Tartuffe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film Tartuffe
 
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Alternative Names
Erich Pommer Duits filmproducent (1889-1966)

Erich Pommer German film producer

Erich Pommer producteur allemand

Erich Pommer productor de cine de Alemania

Erich Pommer productor de cinema alemany

Erich Pommer produttore cinematografico tedesco

Ericus Pommer

Pommer, Eric 1889-1966

Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Еріх Поммер

Эрих Поммер

אריך פומר

אריך פומר מפיק גרמני

اریش پومر

エーリヒ・ポマー

ポマー, エリッヒ

艾里奇·鮑默

Languages
English (333)

German (151)

French (12)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Japanese (1)

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