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UFA (Firm)

Overview
Works: 416 works in 775 publications in 6 languages and 12,069 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Film noir  Documentary films  Expressionist films  Historical films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by UFA (Firm)
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

60 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's classic film about a totally mechanized society and those who rebel against it. A robot incites the working class of Metropolis, city of the future, to destroy their hedonistic rulers
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

37 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged instructor at a boys' prep school becomes infatuated with a singer from a sleazy cafe. He is forced to leave his respectable job. He marries the singer and travels with her performing troupe, sinking ever lower. When she leaves him for someone new, he returns to his former school as a broken old man
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

20 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge & perfect happiness
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

12 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 580 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
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-part version of the Nibelungenlied. In part 1, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In the second part, Kriemhilde avenges the murder of Siegfried by marrying Attila the Hun and causing mass slaughter
The Golem : how he came into the world by Paul Wegener( Visual )

8 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in German and English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story is set in medieval Prague. The Rabbi gives life to the Golem who falls in love with the Rabbi's daughter and brings fear to the emperor's court. He is destroyed by an innocent child. Based on the legend of the Golem, a popular figure in Jewish tradition
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminal mastermind Haghi attempts to gain control of the nation's wealth and political power
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman joins an extraterrestrial expedition in search of gold on the moon
The physician( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. The experience also opens his eyes to a rare gift; that he has the ability to foretell death. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina who may be able to help develop his rare talent. With war looming and his abilities exposed, his unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love."--Container
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious hypocrite insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
Asphalt by Joe May( Visual )

10 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in English and German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A femme fatale steals jewels, and seduces the cop sent to bring her in. Set in Berlin
Münchhausen by Josef von Baky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in German and English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavish, impudent, adult fairly tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious speciall effects, stunning location shooting, and a rich color palette
The holy mountain = Der Heilige Berg by Arnold Fanck( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reclusive mountaineer and a young skier via for the affections of an alluring dancer in a small village in the German Alps
La habanera by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in German and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working at Germany's famed UFA Studios under the very noses of the Nazi authorities that would later force him into Hollywood exile and eminence, Sirk transformed a glossy musical vehicle for UFA's "new Garbo" into a dark and intimate anti-colonial melodrama. Desperate to escape the "cold Swedish minds" of her homeland, beautiful Astree falls under the enchanting spell of the Caribbean love serenade La habanera and into the arms of Puerto Rican land baron Don Pedro de Avila. But ten years later, when Astree's old flame arrives in Puerto Rico, all is far from heavenly
The love of Jeanne Ney = [Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney] by G. W Pabst( Visual )

3 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in English and German and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeanne Ney is the daughter of a French diplomat who is assassinated by Bolsheviks. She falls in love with a young Communist, Andreas and they have a brief interlude of happiness in Paris until her uncle is murdered and the crime pinned on Andreas
Hitlerjunge Quex( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic Nazi Propaganda film about the spirit of sacrifice of German youth, Quex faces a conflict of ideals between his Communist father and his growing allegience to the Hitler Youth movement which eventually leads to his own death
Another woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Temple awakens in a hospital suffering from amnesia after receiving a severe beating
Das Wunschkonzert( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Inge meets and falls in love with an air force officer, Hebert Koch, who is later sent into battle. She loses contact with him but is able to be reunited when she hears a song requested for him during the Wunschkonzert program, a popular German radio show during World War 2 in which songs requested by and for soldiers were performed
Gold by Karl Hartl( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Holk builds a machine which changes lead to gold. When the operation is sabotaged, resulting in the death of his mentor, Holk must accept the backing of John Wills, a ruthless and greedy English Businessman. Holk recognizes it as an opportunity for revenge and plots to destroy Wills' machinery, capturing the interest of the millionaire's rebellious daughter who is enthralled by the scientist's vision and integrity
Siegfried by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and German and held by 47 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBerliner Union Film

controlled identityDecla-Bioscop (Firm)

Berlin (Allemagne)

Berlin, ufa

Berlin, Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft

Berliner Union Film

Hugenberg-Konzern

Hugenberg-Konzern Berlin Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft

Studiourile de filme UFA

Ufa

UFA (Berlin)

Ufa-film

Universum Film

Universum-Film-AG

Universum-Film AG (Berlin)

Universum Film AG German film company

Universum-Film AG (Potsdam)

Universum Film AG немецкая киностудия в Берлине

Universum Film Aktien Gesellschaft

Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft

Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft (Berlin)

Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft (Potsdam)

Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft zu Berlin

Universum Film Aktiengesselschaft Perusahaan film di Jerman

Universum Film Aktiengesselschaft (Potsdam)

Universum Film (Potsdam)

Universumfilm Ag

اونیورسوم فیلم آگی

ウーファー

乌发电影公司

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