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Lang, Fritz (1890–1976) By Gerow, Aaron

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM2128-1
Published: 15/10/2018
Retrieved: 27 March 2023, from


Fritz Lang was a film director central to the development of German expressionist cinema and American film noir. Born Friedrich Christian Anton Lang in Vienna, Austria, he began acting and writing for film after the ending of the First World War, before switching to directing films at the German film studio UFA.

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Gerow, Aaron. "Lang, Fritz (1890–1976)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 27 Mar. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM2128-1

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