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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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In America sex is preached, in France it is done. See more »


Second son of Anton Lang, an architect, and Pauline Schlesinger. See more »


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