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Fritz Lang (I) (1890–1976)


Fritz Lang was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1890. His father managed a construction company. His mother, Pauline Schlesinger, was Jewish but converted to Catholicism when Lang was ten. After high school, he enrolled briefly at the Technische Hochschule Wien and then started to train as a painter. From 1910 to 1914, he traveled in Europe, and he ... See full bio »

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7 Biographical Movies | 19 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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In America sex is preached, in France it is done. See more »

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Erich Pommer offered Lang "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari," but the director felt the film' expressionistic style would not be understood by audiences. Instead he did "The Diamond Ship," the last part of "The Spiders.". See more »

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All his films feature a shot of his hand See more »

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Sagittarius

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