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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

381 editions published between 1925 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 4,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 21st century city coldly ruled by Joh Fredersen. A small privileged class frolics above ground while the oppressed mass of workers toils below ground. Freder, son of Joh, falls in love with the saintly Maria, a young lower-class woman who preaches secretly to the workers. The city is nearly destroyed when Joh's attempt to use a robot bearing the likeness of Maria backfires and the robot incites the workers to violence
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

276 editions published between 1930 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's film M merges trenchant social commentary with chilling suspense, creating a panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the blueprint for the psychological thriller
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

79 editions published between 1953 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

68 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

48 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

73 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Camille falls out of love with her husband while he is rewriting the screenplay The Odyssey by American producer Jeremiah Prokosch. Just as the director of Prokosch's film, Fritz Lang, says the The Odyssey is the story of individuals confronting their situations in a real world, Contempt itself is an examination of the position of the filmmaker in the commercial cinema industry."--Container
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

74 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 781 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
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

32 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in German and English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime. When the document's nefarious writings start leading to terrifying parallels in reality, it's up to Berlin's star detective, Inspector Lohmann, to connect the most fragmented, maddening clues in a case unlike any other
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

64 editions published between 1944 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

49 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 615 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
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party girl decides she has had enough of the wild lifestyle and returns to her childhood home, where she finds security with a new husband but soon finds herself in an affair with his best friend
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

55 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prague 1942. Following the assassination of Nazi "Reich Protector" Heydrich, Masha Novotny, a professor's daughter, hides the culprit in her parents' apartment. When the Gestapo take 400 people hostage in retaliation, Masha's father is among those arrested. The assassin, surgeon Dr. Svoboda, manages to escape. As they search for him the Gestapo also train their sights on Masha
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

43 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

86 editions published between 1921 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Fritz Lang and featuring Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, and Bernhard Goetzke, is about a woman trying to save her lover from ultimate death
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norah Larkin is a working girl who wakes up a murderess after passing out in the apartment of brutish playboy Harry Prebble. Branded "The Blue Gardenia" by a sensational columnist, Norah dodges dragnets, informants and the cruel hand of fate as she struggles to conceal her involvement with Prebble, and to remember the details of her ill-fated night. As her hopes for justice fade, she decides to gamble her future on the journalist who transformed her into such a notorious figure
House by the river by Fritz Lang( Visual )

37 editions published between 1949 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second rate writer strangles his maid when she rejects him, and frames his brother for the crime, after they dispose of the body
Ministry of fear( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

54 editions published between 1922 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
M : a film by Thea von Harbou( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

166 editions published between 1926 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expressionistic drama about authoritarianism and revolt in an industrialized metropolis of the 21st century
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Fritz Lang : the nature of the beastRichard Wagner, Fritz Lang, and the Nibelungen : the dramaturgy of disavowalA divided world : Hollywood cinema and emigré directors in the era of Roosevelt and Hitler, 1933-1948Fritz LangA companion to Fritz LangThe films of Fritz Lang : allegories of vision and modernityFritz Lang : genre and representation in his American filmsThe big heat
Alternative Names
Frics Langs vācu/austriešu/amerikāņu kinorežisors, scenārists, kinoproducents, aktieris

Fridericus Lang

Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor (1890-1976)

Fritz Lang cinéaste américain d'origine autrichienne

Fritz Lang director de cine de origen austríaco

Fritz Lang director de cinema estatunidenc d'origen austríac (1890-1976)

Fritz Lang Duits filmregisseur

Fritz Lang Düütscher Schauspeler

Fritz Lang itävaltalais-saksalainen ohjaaja ja käsikirjoittaja

Fritz Lang niemiecki reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Fritz Lang österreichisch-deutsch-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Fritz Lang osztrák származású német filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró és producer

Fritz Lang pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Fritz Lang rakouský režisér

Fritz Lang regista e sceneggiatore austriaco

Lang, F. 1890-1976

Lang Friedrich Christian Anton

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz

Lang, Fritz, 1890-

Lang, Fritz (Regisseur) 1890-1976

Langas Fricas

Langs, Fricis, 1890-1976

Langs, Frics, 1890-1976

Φριτς Λανγκ Αυστριακός σκηνοθέτης, εκπρόσωπος του γερμανικού εξπρεσιονισμού

Ланг, Фритц

Ланг, Фриц, 1890-1976

Фриц Ланг немецкий кинорежиссёр

Фрыц Ланг

Фріц Ланг

Ֆրից Լանգ

פריץ לאנג שחקן אמריקאי

فريتز لانج

فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976

فريتز لانغ صانع أفلام نمساوي أمريكي

فریتس لانگ

لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976

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랑, F. 1890-1976

랑, 프리드리히 크리스티안 안톤 1890-1976

랑, 프리드리히 크리스티앙 안톤 1890-1976

랑, 프리츠 1890-1976

랭, F. 1890-1976

랭, 프리드리히 크리스티앙 안톤 1890-1976

랭, 프리츠 1890-1976

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ラング, フリッツ

ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976