A Companion To Fritz Lang

Author: Joe McElhaney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470670975
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This anthology collection of critical essays on one of cinema's great auteurs provides a vital reappraisal at a time when Fritz Lang's prolific output is attracting renewed scholarly attention. * The latest critical perspectives reflecting ...

A Companion To Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Author: Brigitte Peucker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444354051
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He is the author of The Death of Classical Cinema: Hitchcock, Lang, Minnelli (
SUNY Press) and Albert Maysles (University of Illinois Press), and the editor of
Vincente Minnelli: The Art of Entertainment (Wayne State University Press). He is
currently editing A Companion to Fritz Lang for Blackwell Publishing. Laura
McMahon is the Rosamund Chambers Research and Teaching Fellow in French
at Girton College, University of Cambridge. She is the author of Cinema and
Contact: The ...

A Companion To American Gothic

Author: Charles L. Crow
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118608429
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The Golden Age came to an end. An army of directors, writers, actors,
cameramen, film composers, studio artists, and set designers left Germany over
the next few years, many of them going first to Paris or Switzerland, and then
making their way to Hollywood, some with contracts from one of the major studios
in hand. Not all were German by birth. There were Hungarians like Billy Wilder
and Austrians like Fritz Lang in the mix. A good number of them were Jews, for
whom removal was ...

A Companion To The Works Of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Author: Barbara Fischer
Publisher: Camden House
ISBN: 9781571132437
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After the First World War, theatrical innovations came from the few privately
owned theaters, but these were eliminated after 1933. At that time a very large
number of dramatists, script writers, and directors emigrated. These included
Alfred Doblin, Lion Feuchtwanger, Bertolt Brecht, Stefan Zweig, Else Lasker-
Schuler, Heinrich Mann, Klaus Mann, Ernst Toller, Therese Giehse, Fritz Kortner,
Helene Weigel, Fritz Lang, Peter Lorre, Carola Neher, Erwin Piscator, Max
Reinhard, Billy Wilder, ...

A Companion To Film Noir

Author: Andre Spicer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118523717
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... mistaken identity, standard fare for the urban crime dramas so popular in the
commercial cinema of the era. But what distinguishes the script is its somewhat
tendentious preoccupation with the inadequate dispensing ofjustice by a system
that can only pretend to certainty about the truths of human experience (much as
in Fritz Lang's better known 1936 film Fury). Under Boris lngster's inspired
direction, Stranger on the Third Floor Borderings Dark Passage: Stranger on the
Third Floor.

Childhood And Cinema

Author: Vicky Lebeau
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1861895739
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14 The letter is reproduced in In the Kingdom of the Shadows: A Companion to
Early Cinema, ed. Colin Harding and Simon Popple ... 19 Gabriele Tergit, 'Fritz
Lang's M: Filmed Sadism' [1931], reprinted in The Weimar Republic Sourcebook,
ed. Anton Kaes, Martin Jay and ... 22 'We will not longer limit ourselves to seeing
the effects of feelings', Lang wrote in 'The Future of the Feature Film in Germany'
in 1926, 'but will experience them in our own souls.' The article is reprinted in The

The Cambridge Companion To The City In Literature

Author: Kevin R. McNamara
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107028035
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Scott's film recalls an older filmic image ofthe city, Fritz Lang's Metropolis, in
which a similar dialectic of the utopian aerial view and the dystopian lower levels
is produced. In Lang's case, Metropolis, the project of the city's architect and
creator, dehumanizes and mechanizes its inhabitants, whose labor is marshaled
to maintain the privileged lifestyle of an elite. If Lang's film can be identified in
terms of a Marxist dystopia of dehumanized labor, then Scott's vision is of a more
ambivalent ...

The Companion Guide To Berlin

Author: Brian Ladd
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 9781900639286
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(It will only reinforce your German stereotypes to tell you that this underworld was
actually well organized, with guilds protecting the interests of upstanding
criminals - the portrayal of them in Fritz Lang's great film M is not far from reality.)
That reputation remained until the Second World War, and was enhanced by
some of Berlin's most celebrated art, such as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's
dramatically colored expressionist portraits of women on the street and George
Grosz's sharply satirical ...

The Oxford Companion To English Literature

Author: Dinah Birch
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191030848
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Metropolis. (1927) Film by Fritz Lang (1890–1976). Its images of a *dystopian city
and its humanoid robot echo throughout *science fiction. MEW,. Charlotte. Mary. (
1869–1928) Poet and short story writer, the daughter of a prosperous London
architect, born in Bloomsbury where she spent most of her life. She was educated
in Gower Street School and was an able musician. Her short story 'Passed'
appeared in the *Yellow Book in 1894, but she became well known with her first
volume ...