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Krauss, Werner 1884-1959

Works: 160 works in 574 publications in 8 languages and 5,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Expressionist films  Vampire films  Film excerpts  History  Historical films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Creator, Other, Costume designer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Werner Krauss
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts by Conrad Veidt( Visual )

118 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,258 WorldCat member 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
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

42 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murnau revisits Molière's fable of religious hypocrisy, in which a faithful wife tries to convince her husband that their morally superior houseguest is, in fact, a lecherous hypocrite with a taste for the grape
Jud Süß( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in German and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazi propaganda film offers a strongly anti-Semitic depiction of the life of Josef Süss Oppenheimer, tax advisor to Karl Alexander during the early 1700's, who was executed for manipulation of state funds
Waxworks by Paul Leni( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet imagines scenarios in a wax museum fairground that involve Jack the Ripper, Ivan the Terrible, and Haroun al-Raschid
Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor's horrible experiment: experimental fantasy about a Jekyll/Hyde-type psychiatrist/lunatic creating havoc in 1950s Paris
The joyless street by G. W Pabst( Visual )

38 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member 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
Othello by Dimitri Buchowetzki( Visual )

8 editions published between 1923 and 2001 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cavernous chambers and stony battlements cast shadows of impending doom upon Othello and Desdemona as the mephistophelian Iago dances about them, methodically destroying their happiness and steering them toward their bitter fate with impish delight."--Container
Secrets of a soul a psychoanalytic film by G. W Pabst( Visual )

3 editions published between 1926 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By deciphering dream symbols, a psychoanalyst is able to resolve his patient's unconscious conflicts, curing him
Nathan der Weise( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in German and Multiple languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathan the Wise tells the story of Jerusalem in 1192, during a truce that brought the bloody fighting of the Third Crusade to a temporary halt
The masterworks of the German horror cinema( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three classic silent films are considered by many to be the roots of the modern horror film
Leonce and Lena : a comedy by Georg Büchner( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonce, Prinz aus dem Reich Popo, bricht aus der sozialen Ungerechtigkeit im Land seines Vaters und aus dem Müßiggang seines Lebens aus. Er wandert, zusammen mit dem Gleichgesinnten Valerio, über die Landesgrenzen, um sich vor seiner geplanten Hochzeit mit der ihm unbekannten Lena zu drücken. Aber auch Lena will eher sterben als standesgemäß heiraten. Beide treffen sich, ohne einander zu erkennen, und verlieben sich ineinander. Die legendäre Aufnahme des SWR in der Regie von Gert Westphal beeindruckt durch ihr herausragendes Sprecherensemble um Oskar Werner und Werner Krauß und die einzigartige Musik von Peter Zwetkoff
Der Student von Prag = The student of Prague by Stellan Rye( Visual )

15 editions published between 1926 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of an old German legend about a poor student in Prague who falls in love with a wealthy countess, sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, then buys it back at the expense of his life
Bekenntnisse by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shattered Scherben( Visual )

11 editions published between 1921 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A railroad track-walker kills his daughter's seducer, a railway inspector, after her mother has already fled into the snow in shock and died of exposure, when the man refuses to have anything to do with the daughter. An example of Kammerspiel, or chamber-play, of naturalistic expressionism, and of psychological drama
Danton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama of Revolutionary leaders and the Reign of Terror in 18th century France
Der Schatz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Near Marburg (today Slovenia), people tell the story of a treasure that was hidden during the Turkish invasion of 1683, the year the Turkish Army was besieging Vienna. No one believes this story except the old worker, who thinks that the treasure is in the bell maker's house. A young traveling worker, who has fallen in love with the bell maker's daughter Beate, makes fun of the old man's belief in the story. Beate convinces him that the old worker may be right. Along with the old man the young worker begin the search for the treasure and finally they are successful in their adventure
Opium( Visual )

5 editions published in 1919 in German and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's addictions to opium and sex lead to tragic results
Der brennende Acker das Drama eines Ehrgeizigen 6 Akte = The burning soil( Visual )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious young man scorns his farming family background, becomes secretary to an aged Count and moves his affections from the Count's daughter to his young, second wife, when he realizes that the latter will inherit the greater fortune from land likely to be rich in oil
Unspeakable horror classic silents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member 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
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Kraus, Werner 1884-1959

Kraus, Werner b. 1884

Krauss, Verner 1884-1959

Krauss, Verner b. 1884

Krauß Werner 1884-1959

Krauss, Werner b. 1884

Krauß, Werner Johannes 1884-1959

Werner Krauss acteur allemand

Werner Krauss Actor

Werner Krauss attore tedesco

Werner Krauß deutscher Schauspieler

Werner Krauss Duits acteur

Вернер Краус

Краус, Вернер немецкий актёр

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