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Kortner, Fritz

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Most widely held works by Fritz Kortner
Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her
Die Büchse der Pandora = Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

24 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent classic film with Louise Brooks playing the tempestuous Lulu, who destroys everyone she comes in contact with, eventually turning to prostitution and a fateful meeting with Jack the Ripper
The hands of Orlac( Visual )

16 editions published between 1924 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated after a train crash, and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac's father is murdered by the dead man's hands, Orlac begins a descent toward madness
Aller Tage Abend by Fritz Kortner( Book )

27 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the night by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man awakens in a Honolulu hospital with no memory of his identity. He has three personal items : a wallet, a letter from an angry ex-lover, and a note from one Larry Cravat, an apparent business associate. Searching for Cravat, the amnesiac heads to Los Angeles, enlisting the help of a saloon singer, her boss and a police lieutenant. When he starts asking questions, he's blindsided by goons and chased by cops, but ultimately makes a shocking discovery.--Container
Warning shadows : a nocturnal hallucination by Arthur Robison( Visual )

8 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expressionist film in which a count is jealous of the attentions his wife pays to "the lover" and various other suitors. The situation comes to a head when a showman/mesmerist puts on a "shadow play" for them all, in which their emotion and passions are mirrored
Warning shadows = Schatten( Visual )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"German expressionist cinema was at its height in the 1920s, and few films embodied the movement as much as Warning Shadows ... a mysterious traveler and illusionist who performs shadow puppetry arrives to provide some entertainment at an otherwise routine dinner party. The host of the party is already mad with jealousy over the presence of his wife's four suitors, but when the puppet show begins, passions overtake reason and reality is not what it appears to be. Shadows, reflections and silhouettes are the dominant imagery ..."--Container notes
Selection, hiring, and training of dental auxiliaries by Edward J Green( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

19 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lulu is a high class protitute whose incredible beauty and passion for life leaves a trail of broken admirers in her wake. She effortlessly gets what she wants as she discards one lover for the next but events soon begin to spiral out of her control."--Container
Pandora's box by G. W Pabst( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone with whom she comes in contact
Chu Chin Chow by Frederic Norton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Penniless woodcutter Ali Baba finds himself wealthy when he discovers the secret treasure cave of the Forty Thieves, but soon finds he must contend with Abu Hasan, a thief posing as a Chinese mandarin in order to steal Ali Baba's riches. Wong plays the slave girl who must help Ali Baba in his adventure
An die Nachgeborenen by Bertolt Brecht( Recording )

8 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of poems, plays, interviews and essays selected from the Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv
German expressionism collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warning shadows : Psychological study of a count who is insanely jealous of the attentions his wife pays to "the lover" and various other suitors. The situation comes to a head when a showman/mesmerist puts on a "shadow play" for them all, in which their emotions and passions are mirrored
Die Büchse der Pandora = Loulou by G. W Pabst( Visual )

9 editions published between 1929 and 2019 in German and French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lulu is a high class prostitute whose incredible beauty and passion for life leaves a trail of broken admirers in her wake. She effortlessly gets what she wants as she discards one lover for the next but events soon begin to spiral out of her control. [Container notes]
An die Nachgeborenen Lesungen, Hörspiele, Originalaufnahmen, Tondokumente by Bertolt Brecht( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in German and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aller Tage Abend : Autobiographie by Fritz Kortner( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Ruf( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor who emigrated from Nazi Germany to teach in Los Angeles feels compelled to return to teach in Germany 15 years later. His return is fraught with more problems than he had imagined. He is both criticizied by his fellow ex-patriots in America and resented by some who remained in Germany through the Nazi period. He faces antisemitic fascistic elements at the university and also his long-lost wife
Backstairs by Leopold Jessner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman's love is thwarted by a postman who intercepts her beloved's letters to her and who finally slays him. She, devastated, hurls herself from a building and kills herself
Kortner anekdotisch by Claus Landsittel( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Sendung der Lysistrata : nach Motiven von Aristophanes by Fritz Kortner( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Fritz Kortner acteur autrichien

Fritz Kortner actor; theatre director

Fritz Kortner aktor austriacki

Fritz Kortner attore, regista e sceneggiatore austriaco

Fritz Kortner Duits acteur

Fritz Kortner Østerriksk skuespiller

Kohn Fritz Nathan

Kohn, Fritz Nathan 1892-1970

Kohn, Nathan

Kohn, Nathan 1892-1970

Kortner, Fritz 1892-1970

Фриз Кортнер

Фриц Кортнер австрийский актёр и театральный режиссёр

Фріц Кортнер австрійський і німецький актор, режисер театру і кіно, сценарист

פריץ קורטנר

فريتز كورتنير

فریتس کورتنر

프리츠 코트너

フリッツ・コルトナー

佛利茲·科特納

弗里茨·科特讷

Languages
German (154)

English (81)

French (3)

Italian (1)