Krauss, Werner b. 1884
Most widely held works about Werner Krauss
Most widely held works by Werner Krauss
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 410 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.
Waxworks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A poet imagines scenarios in a wax museum fairground that involve Jack the Ripper, Ivan the Terrible, and Haroun al-Raschid.
Tartuffe ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
A religious hypocrite insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family.
Jean Renoir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Whirlpool of fate: after the suspicious death of her father a young girl runs away from her brutal uncle and joins a gypsy camp.
Secrets of a soul a psychoanalytic film ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Multiple languages and English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
By deciphering dream symbols, a psychoanalyst is able to resolve his patient's unconscious conflicts, curing him.
Jud Süss ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in German and English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Produced in 1938, but not released until 1940, this was the film that made the wearing of the Jewish Star of David in Europe manadatory. This is the Nazi version of the novel of the same title by Lion Feuchtwanger. It is based on the real historical character of Josef Süss Oppenheimer who was tax advisor to Karl Alexander during the early 1700's and was publicly executed in Stuttgart for manipulation of state funds. In 1926 Feuchtwanger (also Jewish) wrote the novel "Jud Süss" which contained no anti-Semitic content whatsoever. In 1934 British Gaumat Studios produced the film under the title "Power". Minister of Nazi Propaganda Joseph Goebbels saw the film and felt that the film could be produced in a Nazi version to benefit National Socialism.
Othello ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1922 and 2001 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
"National Film Museum, Inc."
Jud Süss ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in German and held by 117 libraries worldwide
This notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama is based on the Nazi version of the novel of the same title by Lion Feuchtwanger, which is based on the real historical character of Josef Süss Oppenheimer who was a Jewish tax advisor to Karl Alexander during the early 1700s and was publicly executed in Stuttgart for manipulation of state funds.
Nathan der Weise ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and Multiple languages and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Der Student von Prag The student of Prague ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Presents an old German legend about a poor student in Prague who falls in love with a wealthy countess. He sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, then buys it back at the expense of his life. With a theme reminiscent of the Faust legend, this is considered to be one of the first 'horror' films.
Jud Süss the indoctrination of racial hatred ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Nazi propaganda film at its most inflammatory. A Jewish man victimizes innocent Aryans on his way to power. Based in part on the story of Joseph Süss-Oppenheimer.
The masterworks of the German horror cinema ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
These three classic silent films are considered by many to be the roots of the modern horror film.
Das Schauspiel meines Leben, einem Freund erzählt by Werner Krauss ( Book )
6 editions published in 1958 in German and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Joyless street ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
An expressionistic account of economic and moral decay that focuses on the problems of the inhabitants of a street in decadent post World War I Vienna. Garbo plays a professor's daughter whose family security has been shattered by inflation and must now consider working in a brothel to keep her family from starving.
Joyless street ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of inflation-ridden, post-World-War-I Vienna.
Danton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Historical drama of Revolutionary leaders and the Reign of Terror in 18th century France.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Genuine, a tale of a Vampire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 and held by 40 libraries worldwide
A young man named Francis suspects that Dr. Caligari - the travelling hypnotist who performs with his sleep-walking assistant Cesare - is a murderer. He believes that Cesare also kills while under the doctor's spell. Francis' sweetheart Jane is attacked and carried off by Cesare, but she manages to escape. During the search for her, Francis goes to an insane asylum hoping to find Cesare and discovers that the director of the asylum is none other than the insane Dr. Caligari.
Opium ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1919 in German and English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A man's addictions to opium and sex lead to tragic results.
Das cabinet des Dr. Caligari ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic.
Andersen, H. C.--1805-1875 Biography Courtesans Drama Dream interpretation Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films France France--Paris Germany Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von,--1749-1832 Hallucinations and illusions Hārūn al-Rashīd,--Caliph,--ca. 763-809 Historical films Historical films History Horror films Horror films Hypnotism Hypnotism and crime Impostors and imposture Ivan--IV,--Czar of Russia,--1530-1584 Jack,--the Ripper Krauss, Werner,--b. 1884 Man-woman relationships Motion pictures Motion pictures, German Murder Nazi propaganda Perret, Jacques,--1901-1992 Poets Propaganda, German Psychotherapist and patient Religion Revolution (France : 1789-1799) Romanies Short films Silent films Silent films Sleepwalking Stevenson, Robert Louis,--1850-1894 Süss-Oppenheimer, Joseph,--1698 or 9-1738 War films Waxworks World War (1939-1945) Young women Zola, Émile,--1840-1902
Kraus, Werner 1884-1959
Kraus, Werner, b. 1884
Krauss, Verner, b. 1884
Krauß, Werner 1884-1959
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