Cinema of Austria

Cinema of Austria

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Austria has had an active cinema industry since the early 20th century. Sascha Kolowrat-Krakowsky was among the Austrian pioneers of this art. Several Austrians pursued a career in pre-Nazi Germany and later in the United States, among them Fritz Lang, Josef von Sternberg, Billy Wilder, Fred Zinnemann and Otto Preminger. Between the two world wars, directors like E. W. Emo and Henry Koster - the latter of which had emigrated from Nazi Germany, provided examples of Austrian film comedies. At the same time, Willi Forst and Walter Reisch founded the Wiener Film genre. After Austria had become a part of Nazi Germany in 1938, Vienna's Wien-Film production company became an important studio for seemingly unpolitical productions. In the aftermath of World War II, Austria's film production soon restarted, partially supported by the Allied Forces. Franz Antel restarted and continued the tradition of light comedies until the early 1990s. In the 1960s and 1970s, Austria's alpine landscape as well as its directors and actors were regularly used for the Bavarian porn productions.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135939343
  • 9786135939347