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Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Overview
Works: 267 works in 1,003 publications in 7 languages and 9,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Horror films  Expressionist films  Musical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, pmn, Attributed name, Director, fmp, Other, Lyricist, Contributor, Translator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Erich Pommer
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

66 editions published between 1939 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene( Visual )

97 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

59 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, the considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2020 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string ... and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

44 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

92 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'autoritaire professeur Immanuel Rath tombe amoureux de Löla, chanteuse de Beuglant. Il perd sa position, épouse la chanteuse, suit la troupe dirigée par Hazeppa, vend les photos de sa femme déshabillée, devient même clown, essaie d'étrangler l'infidèle et a conscience de toute sa déchéance en retrouvant sa petite ville et sa salle de classe
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F.W Murnau( Visual )

16 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in German and English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

25 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 334 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
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lang's first film featuring the arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse is also an allegory about Weimar Germany. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and his ability to bend weaker minds to his will. In Pt. 1 Mabuse builds his empire, and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In Pt. 2 Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess. Mabuse is finally captured in his own hideaway, consumed by madness
Tartuffe by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau( Visual )

14 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious hypocrite insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
Asphalt by Joe May( Visual )

13 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful jewel thief is caught during a theft, and seduces the young policeman assigned to her case
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in German and English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film refashions the classical Greek myth of Jupiter and Ganymede into a love triangle between a famous aging artist, Claude Zoret, his younger model and student Michael and femme fatale Princess Zamikoff, an aristocratic femme fatale as entranced by Michael's youthful beauty as Zoret is. Seduced by Princes Zamikoff, Michael abandons Zoret and plunges from the dizzying heights of new love to the depths of theft and betrayal as Zoret, whose health begins to fail, experiences a spiritual rebirth from out of the ashes of rejection and despair
Liliom by Fritz Lang( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A raffish carnival barker is killed in a knife fight, but is given one day to return to earth to see how his wife and daughter are managing"--The Faber companion to foreign films, 1992
The haunted castle : the exposure of a secret in 5 acts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunting party is interrupted by the arrival of a notorious count, who is believed to have murdered his brother. The uninvited guest sets in motion an elaborate plot to resurrect the ghosts of the past and bring secrets of his brother's death to light
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siegfried establishes larger-than-life heroic characters who are defined by tests of valor and rigid codes of honor. In order to win the hand of Kriemhild, Siegfried must win a bride for her brother, King Gunther. Kriemhild's Revenge begins after the death of Siegfried, and weaves the treacherous tale of his widow's ungodly vengeance upon his murderers. The noble qualities of the first film become liabilities in the second, as the blood oaths and vows of loyalty bring about a maelstrom of violence that results in the slaughter of entire armies
Phantom by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
Fire over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

25 editions published between 1936 and 2020 in English and Chinese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The situation for England is perilous. Still reeling from its own Protestant-Catholic strife, England is a second-rate power under constant threat from Spain's mighty Armada. With unflinching resolve and magisterial bravery, Queen Elizabeth survives assassins and traitors to instill in her people the pride and courage necessary to defeat Spain and define the greatness of England"--Container
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari ; Genuine( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hynotist's influence. Also featured on this cassette is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine, a vampire tale. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement, and were restored in 1996 by Film Preservation Associates
The masterworks of the German horror cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three classic silent films are considered by many to be the roots of the modern horror film
The Vivien Leigh anniversary collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storm in a teacup: A local paper is attacking a politician from a small Scottish town. While the reporter battles the politician, he also falls head over heels in love with his beautiful daughter
 
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Erich Pommer deutscher Filmproduzent (Metropolis, Der blaue Engel)

Erich Pommer Duits filmproducent (1889-1966)

Erich Pommer German film producer

Erich Pommer producteur allemand

Erich Pommer productor de cine de Alemania

Erich Pommer productor de cine estauxunidense (1889–1966)

Erich Pommer productor de cinema alemany

Erich Pommer produttore cinematografico tedesco

Erich Pommer saksalainen elokuvatuottaja

Ericus Pommer

Pommer, Eric 1889-1966

Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Έριχ Πόμερ Γερμανός παραγωγός κινηματογράφου

Еріх Поммер

Эрих Поммер

Էրիխ Պոմմեր

אריך פומר

אריך פומר מפיק גרמני

إريك بومر منتج أفلام ألماني

اریش پومر

اریش پومر تهیه‌کنندۀ فیلم آلمانی

エーリヒ・ポマー

ポマー, エリッヒ

艾里奇·鮑默

Languages
English (334)

German (139)

French (11)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Japanese (1)

Italian (1)