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UFA (Firm)

Overview
Works: 421 works in 850 publications in 6 languages and 12,373 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Documentary films  Film noir  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Expressionist films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Editor, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

67 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,129 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

44 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,170 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 )

23 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 660 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 )

18 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 584 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
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 578 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. Includes bonus features
The Golem : how he came into the world by Paul Wegener( Visual )

10 editions published between 1920 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forseeing a time of misfortune, a learned rabbi in an impoverished East European ghetto decides his people can be saved only by a golem, a man-made creature brought to life by a magic word. The golem does indeed save the Jews from a pogrom, before returning to lifeless clay. Wegener's third filming of this legend
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first "modern" spy film a power-hungry banker with many disguises marshals his forces to steal the secrets of an important treaty. Can undercover agent No. 326 keep from being distracted by the beautiful Sonia, and stop the banker's plot?
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman joins an extraterrestrial expedition in search of gold on the moon
Münchhausen by Josef von Baky( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in German and English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of improbably-embellished stories featuring the adventurer Baron Munchhausen. The Baron variously rides a cannonball during a war, becomes a favorite of the Tsarina at the court of St. Petersburg, duels with a jealous Potemkin, meets Casanova, receives the gift of eternal life from the diabolical Cagliostro, and even makes his way to the moon. A filmic fairy tale intended for audiences of every age
The physician by Asa Yancy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 304 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 )

8 editions published between 1997 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 245 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
The holy mountain = Der Heilige Berg by Arnold Fanck( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 207 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 154 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 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young French woman is caught up in political and romantic turmoil during the Russian revolution. This is the longest version available and features a new orchestral score by Timothy Brock
Hitlerjunge Quex( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in German and held by 81 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
Gold by Karl Hartl( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in German and held by 63 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 a golden 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
Another woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 54 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 54 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
Die Nibelungen : Kriemhild's revenge( Visual )

9 editions published between 1924 and 1996 in English and German and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed epic of the Niebelungen which was written in the 12th century. In part two, Kriemhilde, vowing revenge, marries Attila the Hun and seeks revenge for Siegfried's murder
 
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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

Decla-Bioscop (Firme)

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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