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Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Overview
Works: 205 works in 869 publications in 6 languages and 9,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Expressionist films  Horror films  Film excerpts  Short films  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, pmn, Director, Translator, Author, Lyricist, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Erich Pommer
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene( Visual )

121 editions published between 1919 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

59 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,018 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 )

60 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Berlin in the 1920's; a pompous, aging hotel doorman is rejected by his family when he is demoted at his job. Fate has a sudden change in fortune in store for him
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

29 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 751 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 )

14 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

98 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged schoolmaster becomes infatuated with and marries a singer from a sleazy cafe. When she leaves him for another man he returns to his school as a broken old man, and dies
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

11 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in English and German and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film begins with the devil (Emil Jannings), boasting to the archangel St. Michael that he can cause anyone on earth to become completely corrupt. He decides that an alchemist named Faust should be his quarry. A bargain is struck: the agreement being that if this elderly man can be so thoroughly influenced that he will only commit evil - then Satan shall be given dominion over earth
Asphalt by Joe May( Visual )

13 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in German and English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful jewel thief is caught during a theft, and seduces the young policeman assigned to her case
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

12 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 250 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 )

14 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 160 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 136 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 )

6 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 133 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)
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 123 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
Die Nibelungen : Siegfried( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 119 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)
Excerpts from Phantom( Visual )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 108 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 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film Faust. Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
 
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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

Έριχ Πόμερ Γερμανός παραγωγός κινηματογράφου

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 (312)

German (153)

French (11)

Spanish (2)

Japanese (1)

Italian (1)