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G. W. Pabst

G. W. Pabst


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Also Known As: Died: May 29, 1967
Born: August 27, 1885 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Last Ten Days, The (1955)
E' imminente il crollo della Germania nazista. Adolf Hitler, col suo stato maggiore, si trasferisce nel rifugio sotterraneo apprestato a Berlino, sotto il palazzo della Cancelleria, mentre il paese subisce l'inarrestabile avanzata delle truppe sovietiche. Hitler continua a lanciare ordini folli e, nel tentativo di fermare la marcia del nemico, fa allagare la ferrovia sotterranea sotto la Sprea, causando la morte di migliaia di berlinesi ; molti dei suoi seguaci cercano di sottrarsi al pensiero dell'incombente tragedia e si abbandonano in un'orgia sfrenata. Alle musiche, ai canti, ai balli che accompagnano l'orgia, fanno riscontro il fragore del bombardamenti e delle mitragliatrici, la marcia cadenzata delle truppe, gl'inni marziali. La tragedia si chiude col suicidio del Fuhrer e della sua compagna.
Tiefland (1954) as Director
Set in early 20th century Germany/Spain, a melodrama about a dancer who becomes the romantic bone of contention between a humble shepherd and an imperious marquis.
Paracelsus (1943) as Director
Jeunes filles en detresse (1939) as Director
Mademoiselle Docteur (1937) as Director
A Modern Hero (1934) as Director
A circus rider makes a hit in the automotive industry but can't find happiness.
Don Quixote (1933)
In Spain, in the sixteenth century, Alonso Quixana has gone mad from reading too many books on chivalry. As Don Quixote de La Mancha, he sets out with his squire, Sancho Panza, to reform the world and revive the age of chivalry, choosing a slut to be his noble lady Dulcinea. He mistakes inns for castles, a play about chivalry for the real thing, flocks of sheep for armies, convicts for wronged prisoners, and windmills for giants. While he and Sancho are off on their adventures, his niece, her fiancee, and the local priest think up a strategy to get him back home.
Du haut en bas (1933) as Director
Don Quichotte (1933) as Director
L'Atlantide (1932)
Herrin von Atlantis, Die (1932) as Director
Die Dreigroschenoper (1931) as Director
A notorious thief fights for the right to marry the beggar king''''s daughter.
Kameradschaft (1931)
German miners defy international prejudice to rescue French miners trapped beneath their countries'''' borders.
Westfront 1918 (1930)
German soldiers face terror and despair on the front lines during World War I.
Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) as Director
A society girl falls from grace after she''s seduced.
Pandora's Box (1929) as Director
A young innocent's sexuality destroys all who come near her.
Abwege (1928) as Director
Love of Jeanne Ney, The (1927) as Director
In the Crimea, the Reds and the Whites aren't done fighting, and Jeanne discovers that the man she loves is a Bolshevik (when he kills her father). Penniless, she returns to Paris where she works for her uncle. Soon after, her lover Andreas is in France to organize the sailors in Toulon. So also is a thief, traitor, and libertine, Khalibiev, who wants to seduce Jeanne. His schemes, Jeanne and Andreas's naivete, and a lost diamond bring the lovers to the brink of tragedy.
The Joyless Street (1925) as Director
Inhabitants of a single street in Vienna fight to survive social unrest and economic turmoil in the wake of World War I.
Der Schatz (1923)
In and around a bell maker near Marburg (today Slovenia) people tell the story of a treasure that was hidden during the Turki invasion of 1683, the year the Turkish Army was besieging Vienna. Everybody think it's nonsense except for an old worker there, who feels that the treasure must be in the bell maker's house. A young traveling worker who has fallen in love with the bell maker's daughter Beate makes fun of this, but she convinces him that the old worker is not that nuts. So he starts searching for himself, and soon he finds it, as well as the old worker. He tells his master, who decides, that the young one has to disappear. He and Beate are leaving, while the old worker offers his part of the treasure to the master if he allows him to marry Beate. Beate, after coming home, hears of that and leaves together with the young worker.

Writer (feature film)

Paracelsus (1943) as Screenwriter
Pandora's Box (1929) as Screenwriter
A young innocent's sexuality destroys all who come near her.

Producer (feature film)

Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) as Producer
A society girl falls from grace after she''s seduced.

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