Lang, Fritz

(1890-1976)
   Austrian film director. He initially was a painter in Paris, but returned to Austria at the outbreak of World War I. In 1919 he began directing and produced a number of films. He was offered the directorship of the film industry of the Third Reich, but he feared his Jewish origin would be discovered and fled to France. Later he went to Hollywood. During the war he made a number of anti-Nazi films. He eventually returned to Germany.

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  • LANG, FRITZ — (1890–1976), Austrian film director and screenwriter; son of a non Jewish father and a Jewish mother (Pauline Schlesinger) who converted to Catholicism when Lang was 10 years old. Born in Vienna, Lang went to Berlin in 1919 and, after writing… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lang,Fritz — Lang, Fritz. 1890 1976. Austrian born American filmmaker. He made Metropolis (1927), M (1931), and a number of other expressionist films before fleeing to Hollywood from Nazi Germany. His American films include Fury (1936) and The Ministry of… …   Universalium

  • Lang, Fritz — born Dec. 5, 1890, Vienna, Austria Hungary died Aug. 2, 1976, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. Austrian born U.S. film director. He studied architecture in Vienna and served in the Austrian army in World War I. While recovering from war wounds, he began …   Universalium

  • Lang, Fritz — (1890 1976)    director; deemed the most ingenious filmmaker of the Weimar era. Born in Vienna, he studied architecture at the city s Tech nische Hochschule. But an interest in art led him to the Kunstakademie and then to Munich s… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Lang, Fritz — • ЛАНГ (Lang) Фриц (5.12.1890 2.8.1976), нем. режиссёр (ФРГ). Учился в Высш. инж. уч ще, Академии изобразит, иск в и ун те в Вене. В 1910 изучал архитектуру и живопись в Брюсселе, Мюнхене и Париже. В 1916 написал сц. детективного ф. Свадьба в… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Lang, Fritz —    см. Ланг, Фриц …   Режиссерская энциклопедия. Кино США

  • Lang, Fritz — ► (1890 1976) Realizador cinematográfico alemán, de tendencia expresionista. Dirigió: Metrópolis (1926) y El testamento del doctor Mabuse (1933), entre otras. * * * (5 dic. 1890, Viena, Austria Hungría–2 ago. 1976, Los Ángeles, Cal., EE.UU.).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lang, Fritz —    см. Ланг, Фриц …   Энциклопедический словарь экспрессионизма

  • Fritz Lang — Nombre real Fritz Anton Christian Lang Nacimiento 5 de diciembre de 1890 Viena,  Imperio austrohúngaro …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fritz Lang (Arzt) — Fritz Lang (* 26. Februar 1902 in Zürich; † 5. Juni 1976 in Luzern, heimatberechtigt in Luzern) war ein Schweizer Unfallmediziner. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Ehrung 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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