The Strange Case of Dr. Mabuse: A Study of the Twelve Films and Five Novels

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McFarland, Jan 1, 2005 - Performing Arts - 315 pages
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The Mabuse phenomenon is recognized as an icon of horror in Germany as Frankenstein and Dracula are in the United States. A study of the 12 motion pictures and five books (and some secondary films) that make up the eight decades of adventures of master criminal Mabuse, created by author Norbert Jacques in the best-selling 1922 German novel and brought to the screen by master filmmaker Fritz Lang in the same year. Both on screen and off, the story of Dr. Mabuse is a story of love triangles and revenge, of murder, suicides, and suspicious deaths, of betrayals and paranoia, of fascism and tyranny, deceptions and conspiracies, mistaken identities, and transformation. This work, featuring much information never before published in English, provides an understanding of a modern mythology whose influence has pervaded popular culture even while the name Mabuse remains relatively unknown in the United States.
  

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Contents

A Note on the Text
1
Introduction
3
The Man Behind the Man Behind the Curtain
9
The Eyes of Fritz Lang
20
Dr Mabuse the Great Gambler A Picture of the Time
36
Dr Mabuse Inferno A Play About the People of Our Time
49
Premonition
61
A Brief History of Nazi Germany
62
The Testament of Dr Mabuse
173
Dr Mabuse vs ScotlandYard
188
The Death Ray of Dr Mabuse
203
Scream and Scream Again
213
The Life and Times of Jess Franco
227
The Vengeance of Dr Mabuse
239
The Image of Dorian Gray in the Yellow Press
245
The Story of Chabrol
257

The Testament of Dr Mabuse
68
The Little Dictator Fritz Lang in America
92
The 000 Eyes of Dr Mabuse
112
German Trash Cinema The Story of Artur Brauner
131
The Return of Dr Mabuse
143
The Invisible Dr Mabuse
163
Club Extinction
267
The Legacy of Dr Mabuse
281
Bibliography
293
Filmography
297
Index
301
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About the author (2005)

David Kalat is a film historian and writes for Video Watchdog, Turner Classic Movies Online, and other publications. He lives in La Grange Park, Illinois.

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