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Der Untertan [videorecording] = The Kaiser's lackey / Progress Film-Vertrieb GMBH zeigt ; einen Wolfgang Staudte-Film der DEFA ; Drehbuch, Wolfgang Staudte, Fritz Staudte ; Produktionsleitung, Willi Teichmann ; Regie, Wolfgang Staudte.

Other Title:
Kaiser's lackey [videorecording]
Publication:
Amherst, MA : DEFA Film Library ; [United States] : First Run Features, 2007.
Series:
East German cinema.
East German cinema.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Mann, Heinrich, 1871-1950 -- Film adaptations.
Middle class -- Germany -- Drama.
Ambition -- Drama.
Toadyism -- Drama.
Despotism -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, East German.
Language:
In German with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1.
Summary:
Satire about Diederich Hessling, a weakling of the lower middle class who rises in the world by obsequiously deferring to those above him and brutally tyrannizing those of lower station.
Participant:
Werner Peters, Renate Fischer, Sabine Thalbach, Paul Esser, Carola Braumbock, Emmy Burg, Friedrich Maurer.
Credits:
Director of photography, Robert Baberske; editor, Johanna Rosinski; music, Horst-Hanns Sieber.
Notes:
Based on Der Untertan / [by] Heinrich Mann.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1951.
Special features: Interpreting the Kaiser's lackey (Short film, 2007, directed by Michael Aronson); biographies, filmographies and historical timeline.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Seymour Wishman and First Run Features.
Penn Provenance:
Wishman, Seymour (donor)
Contributor:
Staudte, Wolfgang, 1906-1984 , Adapter, Screenwriter, Director
Staudte, Fritz. , Adapter, Screenwriter
Teichmann, Willi. , Producer
Peters, Werner, 1918-1971. , Actor
Esser, Paul. , Actor
Baberske, Robert. , Actor
Sieber, Horst-Hanns. , Composer
Mann, Heinrich, 1871-1950. , Author
Seymour Wishman First Run Features Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Progress Film-Vertrieb (Berlin, Germany) , Producer
DEFA. , Producer
Icestorm International, Inc. , Distributor
DEFA Film Library, University of Massachusetts (Amherst) , Distributor
First-Run Features (Firm) , Distributor
OCLC:
233190541
Publisher Number:
720229913645
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