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Pressburger, Arnold 1885-1951

Overview
Works: 21 works in 64 publications in 5 languages and 1,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Film noir  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Arnold Pressburger
 
Most widely held works by Arnold Pressburger
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations
René Clair's It happened tomorrow( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if someone could get tomorrow's newspaper headlines today? A newspaper reporter wishes he could scoop his colleagues by knowing about events before they occur. But then a mysterious man gives him the day early news, it turns his life upside-down. Racing to prevent a headline predicting his own death, he gets mixed up with a beautiful fortune teller and her overprotective uncle
A scandal in Paris by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Eugene François Vidocq, follows the life story of a French thief from his birth in a prison to his unlikely rise to the position of Paris's chief of police during the Napoleonic era
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and French and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container
Film noir : the dark side of Hollywood( Visual )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features five film noir features, originally released 1943-1952
Sodom & Gomorrah by Danielle Peck( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Produced with a 'cast of thousands', this early filming is told with modern and ancient stories alternating. The spectacular scenes are arranged on a lavish scale and the temple scenes are impressive. The film pictures the destruction of Lot, the pillar of salt and pagan orgies."--Container
Der Verlorene( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German scientist murders his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been selling the results of his secret research to the enemy
Les bourreaux meurent aussi by Fritz Lang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce film figure parmi les plus grands films de propagande anti-nazie réalisés durant la seconde guerre mondiale. Fritz Lang y développe, à la manière de ses films noirs, un suspense dune noirceur fascinante, tout en laissant ressurgir, par la géométrie des décors et des éclairages, son plus pur style expressionniste
It Happened Tomorrow by René Clair( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if someone could get tomorrow's newspaper headlines today? A newspaper reporter wishes he could scoop his colleagues by knowing about events before they occur. But then a mysterious man gives him the day early news, it turns his life upside-down. Racing to prevent a headline predicting his own death, he gets mixed up with a beautiful fortune teller and her over protective uncle
Sucedió mañana( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ambicioso periodista, ansioso de obtener los titulares de la competencia y conocer la noticia de que suceda, conoce a un misterioso hombre, que le otorga al periodista dicho poder aunque le advierte contra su uso. Ahora capaz de predecir las noticias con 24 horas de antelación, el periodista va a por todos los titulares, sin importarle nada ni nadie, sólo disfrutar la vida ... hasta que conoce de antemano su propia muerte
Ore x : colpo sensazionale : (avvenne_ domani)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1943 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un cronista senza fortuna riceve ogni sera, dal fantasma di un amico, il giornale del giorno dopo: ne approfitterà per diventare famoso e ricco, fino al giorno in cui leggerà sul quotidiano il suo necrologio. (Mereghetti)
Escándalo en París the story of Vidocq( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francia, siglo XVIII: El ladrón François Eugène Vidocq se encuentra en prisión, lugar que le vio nacer y al que ha retornado en varias ocasiones a lo largo de su vida. En esta ocasión decidirá fugarse con su amigo Emile y disfrutar de la libertad. Su forma de ganarse la vida pasa por emplear su picardía y habilidad con las mujeres para robarles joyas y posesiones preciadas. Entretanto conocerá a Therese, una bella noble que se ha enamorado de la imagen de San Jorge de su iglesia, para la que Vidocq sirvió de modelo. El amor entre Therese y Vidocq late en el ambiente, pero para que pueda convertirse en realidad o bien Vidocq se reforma o bien Therese se pervierte
Der Verlorene : Roman by Peter Lorre( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein atmosphärisch sehr dicht und quälend eindringlich gestalteter, hervorragend gespielter Film, der in der deutschen Nachkriegsproduktion seinesgleichen sucht und lange Zeit verkannt blieb."(Lexikon des internationalen Films) In einem Flüchtlingslager treffen sich nach dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs zwei gute Bekannte. Der eine nennt sich Dr. Neumeister, der andere Nowak. Aber beide Namen sind falsch, früher einmal hießen sie Dr. Rothe und Hösch. Und früher einmal war Dr. Rothe einberühmter Arzt, der an "kriegswichtigen Forschungen" arbeitete. Hösch war nicht nur sein Mitarbeiter, sondern auch sein Überwacher - ein Agent des Sicherheitsdienstes
Sodome et Gomorrhe : la légende de péchés et de punitions = Sodom and Gomorrah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares life in Vienna to life in ancient Sodom and Gomorrah
Prison sans barreaux by Léonide Moguy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new director of a correctional institution for women is manipulated by a young and engaging inmate, but the two women are both in love with the handsome prison doctor
Berlin Alexanderplatz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A Berlino, negli anni della grande crisi, un uomo che ha ucciso involontariamente la sua fidanzata sprofonda sempre più in un tragico destino di malavita
El retorno de la Pimpinela Escarlata( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A sequel to the 1934 Scarlet Pimpernel, based on Orczy's The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel. Barnes plays the dual role of the English nobleman, Sir Percy Blakeney, and the peasant, Scarlet Pimpernel, who defies the tribunals of the French Revolution
El embrujo de Shanghai = Shanghai spell by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

El gobernador de la decadente y cosmopolita Shanghái notifica a Madre Gin Sling, dueña de un famoso casino, que el local será derruido, pues el distrito va a remodelarse. La dama averigua quién está detrás de ese movimiento especulativo: el acaudalado Sir Guy Charteris. La celebracion del Año Nuevo Chino será motivo para que éste y otros invitados se sienten a la mesa de Madre Gin Sling. Allí, el oscuro pasado del especulador se pondrá al descubierto
Der Verlorene( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Told through a series of flashbacks, Dr. Rothe (Peter Lorre) is a German scientist doing secret research for the Nazi government during World War II. After he discovers that his fiancée was selling secrets to the allies, he murders her. This is covered up by the German government. After the war, Rothe is working under an alias as a doctor for displaced persons. After seeing one of the Nazi officers that had covered up his crime, Rothe becomees overcome by the guilt of his wartime crimes"--Wikipedia, June 4, 2013
The lost one by Peter Lorre( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A German scientist murders his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been selling the results of his secret research to the enemy
 
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Arnold Pressburger actor

Arnold Pressburger filmproducent uit Oostenrijk (1885-1951)

Arnold Pressburger productor de cine austriacu (1885–1951)

Arnold Pressburger produttore cinematografico ungherese

Арнольд Прессбургер

アーノルド・プレスバーガー

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