Director(s)Fritz Lang
Producer(s)Erich Pommer
Top GenresShort Films, Silent Films, Thriller/Suspense
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Spies (1928) was a Thriller/Suspense - Short Films Film directed by Fritz Lang and produced by Erich Pommer.

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Raquel Welch Skydives and Spies in "Fathom"

By Rick29 on May 3, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Like many males from my generation, I was smitten with Raquel Welch during my teenage years. Yes, I had a poster of her on my bedroom wall (well, technically the back of the door). However, it wasn't the famous one showing her as the world's sexiest cave woman in One Million Years, B.C. Instead, my ... Read full article


Batman (1943, Lambert Hillyer), Chapter 10: Flying Spies

By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 14, 2017 From The Stop Button

And now Batman is back to the misleading chapter titles. There aren’t spies in Flying Spies, there’s only one spy on the plane. After the laziest cliffhanger resolution in the series so far–and there have been some lazy ones–Lewis Wilson and Douglas Croft take a break from cr... Read full article


Bridge of Spies (2015)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 7, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Steven Spielberg is this generation’s Alfred Hitchcock in many ways. True, he’s not as much of an audacious experimenter, but he most certainly knows the movie making craft. He understands suspense, good storytelling, and strong production values. Because he still is one of the most ente... Read full article


Bridge of Spies (2015)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 7, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Steven Spielberg is this generation’s Alfred Hitchcock in many ways. True, he’s not as much of an audacious experimenter, but he most certainly knows the movie making craft. He understands suspense, good storytelling, and strong production values. Because he still is one of the most ente... Read full article


Bridge of Spies

By Alyson on Feb 18, 2016 From The Best Picture Project

Steven Spielberg?s newest film, Bridge of Spies, lands us in the late 1950s and early 1960s in the tense Cold War. ?When Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance) is arrested for supposedly being a Soviet spy, Brooklyn lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks) takes the case to defend him. ?Donovan quickly realizes the job... Read full article


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Fritz Lang:  [Regulars]  Actors Rudolf Klein-Rogge and Fritz Rasp in leading roles, Thea von Harbou co-writing the script.
Fritz Lang consciously choose to introduce Willy Fritsch as a scruffy homeless person, for Fritsch was most known from his previous films as the elegant gentleman he later becomes in this movie as well.
Gerda Maurus, whose film-debut "Spione" was, and who met Fritz Lang for the first time here, later had a long relationship with the director, eventually causing his divorce from Thea von Harbou, who at the time was his wife and remained his regular co-author up until The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, Lang's last German film before emigration to the U.S..
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