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Fritz Lang

Film Director (5-Dec-1890 — 2-Aug-1976)


Robert A. Armour. Fritz Lang. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1977. 198pp.

Rolf Aurich; Cornelius Schnauber; Wolfgang Jacobsen. Fritz Lang: His Life and Work: Photographs and Documents, 1890-1976. Germany: Jovis Verlag. 2001. 512pp.

Peter Bogdanovich. Fritz Lang In America. New York: Praeger Publishers. 1969.

Lotte H. Eisner. Fritz Lang. New York: Oxford University Press. 1977. 416pp.

Barry Keith Grant (editor). Fritz Lang: Interviews. University Press of Mississippi. 2003. 240pp.

Tom Gunning. The Films of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity. British Film Institute. 2000. Alternative subtitle, Modernity, Crime and Desire.

Reynold Humphries. Fritz Lang: Genre and Representation in His American Films. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2003. 236pp.

Paul M. Jensen. The Cinema of Fritz Lang. New York and London: Zwemmer/Barnes. 1969.

E. Ann Kaplan. Fritz Lang: A Guide to References and Resources. G. K. Hall. 1981. 488pp.

David J. Levin. Richard Wagner, Fritz Lang, and the Nibelungen: The Dramaturgy of Disavowal. Princeton University Press. 1999. 220pp.

Patrick McGilligan. Fritz Lang: The Nature of the Beast. St. Martin's Press. 1997. 544pp.

Michael Minden; Holger Bachmann. Fritz Lang's Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear. Camden House. 2000. 340pp.

Frederick W. Ott. The Films of Fritz Lang. Citadel. 1979. 287pp.

Cornelius Schnauber. Fritz Lang in Hollywood. Hamburg, Germany: Europa Verlag GmbH. 1986. 190pp. Language: German.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.423)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.398)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.857)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.257)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.811)

  12. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.321)

  13. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.184)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Film (pp.316-17)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.238)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.578)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.490-92)

  18. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.487-89)

  19. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.260-63)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.288)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.87)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.342)

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