The Strange Case of Dr. Mabuse: A Study of the Twelve Films and Five Novels

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The Strange Case of Dr Mabuse A Study of the Twelve Films and Five Novels The Mabuse phenomenon is recognized as an icon of horror in Germany as Frankenstein and Dracula are in the United States A study of the motion pictures and five books and some secondary films that
  • Title: The Strange Case of Dr. Mabuse: A Study of the Twelve Films and Five Novels
  • Author: David Kalat
  • ISBN: 9780786423378
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Mabuse phenomenon is recognized as an icon of horror in Germany as Frankenstein and Dracula are in the United States A study of the 12 motion pictures and five books and some secondary films that make up the eight decades of adventures of master criminal Mabuse, created by author Norbert Jacques in the best selling 1922 German novel and brought to the screen by mastThe Mabuse phenomenon is recognized as an icon of horror in Germany as Frankenstein and Dracula are in the United States A study of the 12 motion pictures and five books and some secondary films that make up the eight decades of adventures of master criminal Mabuse, created by author Norbert Jacques in the best selling 1922 German novel and brought to the screen by master filmmaker Fritz Lang in the same year Both on screen and off, the story of Dr Mabuse is a story of love triangles and revenge, of murder, suicides, and suspicious deaths, of betrayals and paranoia, of fascism and tyranny, deceptions and conspiracies, mistaken identities, and transformation This work, featuring much information never before published in English, provides an understanding of a modern mythology whose influence has pervaded popular culture even while the name Mabuse remains relatively unknown in the United States.
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    It s been quite some time since I first purchased this eBook, and to be honest I can t quite specifically remember what motivated me to seek out this book in the first place However, Dr Mabuse is one of my favorite cinematic characters, having been introduced to him through the three films that Fritz Lang did Those three films certainly form a basis for what followed although the final chapter hasn t yet been written, so to speak Since the original novels are all but out of print in English, thi [...]

    I was first introduced to the Dr Mabuse mythos by a friend who screened The Testament of Dr, Mabuse with us several years ago It was an amazing film that hooked me From that point, I made it my goal to collect all things Mabuse, which is not easy David Kalat s book is a must have for any fan of the enigmatic doctor It is your guide into the Mabusian cinematic world and a treasure trove of information

    David Kalat s superb study reads like a mystery novel He delves into the fascinating character of Dr Mabuse, following his adventures in literature and cinema Twelve different films three by Fritz Lang and five novels have sought inspiration in Mabuse In this fascinating work, Kalat explores the motivations behind Mabuse s surprising popularity a character that is himself an allegory of cinematographic art.

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