Item Details

The Kaiser's Lackey =: Der Untertan

Progress Film-Vertrieb GMBH Zeigt ; einen Wolfgang Staudte film ; DEFA ; drehbuch, Wolfgang Staudte, Fritz Staudte ; regie, Wolfgang Staudte
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Satire about Diederich Hessling, a weakling of the lower middle class, who rises in the world by obsequiously deferring to those above him and brutally tyrannizing those of lower station.
Director
Wolfgang Staudte
Performers
Werner Peters, Renate Fischer, Sabine Thalbach, Paul Esser.
Release Date
1951
Run Time
104 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
In German with English subtitles
Notes
  • Title from title frame viewed March 20, 2017.
  • Includes: Interpreting the Kaiser's lackey with historian, Andrew Donson, (20 min.)
  • Description based on online resource.
  • Based on the novel by Heinrich Mann.
Variant Title
Untertan
Related Title
Interpreting the Kaiser's lackey.
Local Notes
Public performance rights secured. Public performances are authorized on UVa grounds to UVa audiences as long as it is not for commercial benefit.
Credits
Camera, Robert Baberske ; editor, Johanna Rosinski ; music, Horst-Hanns Sieber.
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, [2016]
Recording Info
Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1951.
Access Restriction
Access restricted to UVA community only.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (104 min.)) : sound, black and white
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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