Fritz Lang

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Fritz Lang
Fritz Lang et Curt Courant.jpg
Lang (richt) on the set o Woman in the Moon
Born Friedrich Christian Anton Lang
5 December 1890(1890-12-05)
Vienna, Austrick-Hungary
Died August 2, 1976(1976-08-02) (aged 85)
Beverly Hills, Californie, U.S.
Thrift Film director, film producer
Years active 1919–1960
Hauf-marrae(s) Lisa Rosenthal (1919–1921)
Thea von Harbou (1922–1933)
Lily Latté (1971–1976)

Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) wis a German-Austrian filmmaker, screenwriter, an occasional film producer an actor.[1] Ane o the baist kent émigrés frae Germany's schuil o Expressionism, he wis dubbed the "Master o Darkness" bi the Breetish Film Institute.[2] His maist famous films include the grundbreakin Metropolis (the warld's maist expensive silent film at the time o its release), an M, made afore he moved tae the Unitit States, which is considered tae be a precursor tae the film noir genre.

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  1. Obituary Variety, August 4, 1976, page 63.
  2. "Fritz Lang: Master of Darkness". British Film Institute. Retrieved January 22, 2009.