Fritz Lang 1890-1976, sa vie et son oeuvre, photos et documents
Jovis, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 512 pages
A true cinematic pioneer, Fritz Lang began his film career as a writer and director of silent movies in Germany between the World Wars. His early films, such as Dr. Mabuse, Metropolis, and his first "talkie," "M", have become classics, and positioned him as a leading light in the German film industry in the early 1930s. Fleeing from the Nazis in 1933, Lang went to Hollywood, where he earned legendary status for such films as Man Hunt, The Big Heat, and While the City Sleeps, movies that did much to define the look of film noir. His influence on such filmmakers as Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Powell, and others is unmistakable. This major retrospective book is copiously illustrated with film stills and photographs from his films as well as from his private life. It includes detailed information about his life and work in both Berlin and Hollywood, and will be the most extensive consideration of his oeuvre to date.
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Review: Fritz Lang: His Life and Work. Photographs and DocumentsUser Review - Tosh - Goodreads
A super duper fantastic coffee-table sized book on the great German/Hollywood director Fritz Lang. I love Lang's work, and this book is a 'must' for those who are fans. Lots of images, photos, and documents of this man's long career in films. Read full review