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UFA (Firm)

Works: 429 works in 876 publications in 6 languages and 12,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Documentary films  Film noir  Animated films  Expressionist films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Editor, Originator, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about UFA (Firm)
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Most widely held works by UFA (Firm)
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

71 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,172 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 )

47 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in German and English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly professor's orderly life spins dangerously out of control when he falls for a nightclub singer
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

26 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Drame. Après un entretien entre Dieu le Père et Méphisto, le démon va tenter Faust et le plaçant sur son manteau après le pacte, lui fait traverser l'Europe pour arriver chez la duchesse de Parme. Au cours d'une fête, Faust s'éprend de Marguerite. Se sentant responsable de sa condamnation, il montera sur le bûcher. Avec Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one, 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 part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

19 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the major works of German silent cinema, Murnau's class drama depicts the fall of the respected, aging, hotel doorman of a posh 1920s Berlin hotel, who is cruelly stripped of his position and reduced to a bathroom attendant, before his fortunes turn and he becomes a millionaire. The film was groundbreaking for its expressive, mobile camera work, which imparts information visually, without subtitles. The camera on a trolley glides, rises, zooms, or weaves where the story takes it. The camera takes part in the action and becomes a character in the drama
The Golem : how he came into the world by Paul Wegener( Visual )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 493 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
Münchhausen by Josef von Baky( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in German and English and held by 372 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
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 309 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 )

9 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
The holy mountain = Der Heilige Berg by Arnold Fanck( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 206 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 )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in German and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swedish woman marries a Puerto Rican fruit exporter, whom she comes to hate. Eventually a Swedish doctor arrives to investigate a plague and events conspire to end her imprisonment
The love of 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

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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic propaganda film, Quex, a German youth, faces a conflict of ideals between his Communist father and his growing allegiance 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 66 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
Die Nibelungen : Kriemhild's revenge( Visual )

11 editions published between 1924 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 56 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
Das Wunschkonzert( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in German and held by 55 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 II in which songs requested by and for soldiers were performed
Das Ufa-Plakat : Filmpremieren 1918 bis 1943 ; [eine Ausstellung der Stiftung Deutsche Kinemathek und der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in Kooperation mit der UFA-Film- & -TV-Produktion ...] by <<Das>> Ufa-Plakat (Heidelberg)( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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 Berlin Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft

Studiourile de filme UFA


UFA (Berlin)


Universum Film


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

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