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G. W. Pabst - for further reading
This page presents links, and a checklist of relevant books and articles, on the life and work of Georg Wilhelm Pabst (1885 - 1967). The intent of this page is to place Pabst's life and work in a larger context. However, emphasis is given to citations which include material on Louise Brooks and the two films Pabst made with the actress.
G. W. Pabst had a long and illustrious career; along with Fritz Lang and F. W. Murnau - many consider Pabst one of the finest German directors of the 1920's and 1930's. For further information, see Liam O'Leary's three page entry on Pabst in the International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers (St. James Press, 1991).
G.W. PABST: LINKS
Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Geheimnisvolle Tiefe - G. W. Pabst
The Other Eye
G. W. Pabst: Library of Congress Citations
G.W. PABST: A CHECKLIST OF RELEVANT BOOKS
Efimov, N(ikolaj). G. W. Pabst. Moscow: Gos. ob'edinennoe izd-vo "Iskusstvo", 1936.
Eisner, Lotte H. The Haunted Screen. Paris: Le Terrain Vague, 1952.
Buache, Freddy. G. W. Pabst. Lyon, France: Serdoc, 1965.
Barthelemy, Amengual. Georg Wilhelm Pabst . Paris: Seghers, 1966.
Pabst, G. W. Pandora's Box (Lulu). New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971.
Atwell, Lee. G.W. Pabst New York: Twayne Publishers, 1977.
Groppali, Enrico. Georg W. Pabst. Florence, Italy: La Nuova Italia, 1983.
Jutkevic, Sergej. "Inozrimij Ochlopkov. Iz istorii sovetskogo kino." in Kino i vremja, Moscow: 1983. (Soviet Union)
Bergstron, Janet. "Psychological Explanation in the Films of Lang and Pabst." In Psychoanalsis and Cinema. Edited by E. Ann Kaplan. New York and London: Routledge, 1990.
Rentschler, Eric (editor). The Films of G. W. Pabst: An Extraterritorial Cinema. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1990
Jacobsen, Wolfgang. G. W. Pabst. Berlin: Argon, 1997.
Donald, James, Friedberg, Anne, and Marcus, Laura (editors). Close-Up 1927 - 1933. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton, 1998.
Krenn, Gunter. Geheimnisvolle Tiefe G.W. Pabst. Vienna: Austrian Film Archive, 1998.
G.W. PABST: A CHECKLIST OF RELEVANT ARTICLES
"Schlange gesucht." Film-Kurier, number 155, June 30, 1928. (Germany)
Herzberg, George. "Welche andere Lulu?." Film-Kurier, no. 42, February 16, 1929. (Germany)
anonymous. "Musikkritik der Urauffuhrungen. Die Buchse der Pandora." Lichtbild-Buhne, no. 40, February 16, 1929. (Germany)
Tasiemka, Hans. Reichsfilmblatt, no. 9, March 2, 1929. (Germany)
Lenauer, Jean. "Letter to an Unknown." Close-Up, June, 1929. (Switzerland)
Macpherson, Kenneth. "As Is." Close-Up, November, 1929. (Switzerland)
Potamkin, Harry. "Pabst and the Social Film." Hound and Horn, January - March, 1933. (United States)
Luft, Herbert G. "G.W. Pabst: his films and his life mirror the tumult of 20th century Europe." Films In Review, February, 1964. (United States)
Luft, Herbert G. "G.W. Pabst." Films and Filming, April, 1967. (United States)
Eisner, Lotte H. "Meetings with Pabst." Sight and Sound, Autumn, 1967. (England)
anonymous. "The Director." Toronto, Canada: Toronto Film Society, 1973. (Canada)
various authors. "Lulu, Berg, Pabst, Wedekind, Boulez, Cerha, Chereau." Obliques, 2nd trimester, 1979. (France)
Davidson, David. "From Virgin to Dynamo: The 'Amoral Woman' in European Film." Cinema Journal 21.1, Fall 1981. (United States)
Jampol'skij, Michail. "Jascik Pandory." in Iskusstvo kino, number 9, 1988. (Soviet Union)
Noack, Frank. "G.W. Pabst - kosmopolit und bürgerlicher humanist." Berlin: Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, February 13, 1997. (Germany)
anonymous. "G.W. Pabst." New York: Museum of Modern Art (New York), October, 1998. (United States)
Kehr, Dave. "Ringside Seat To Weimar-Era Films: G.W. Pabst Gets a Retrospective ." New York Daily News, October 6, 1998. (United States)
Sayre, Nora. "The enduring art of a poet of all that is fleeting." New York Times, October 11, 1998. (United States)
Gravestock, Steve. "Opening Pandora's Box: The Strange Case of G.W. Pabst." Toronto, Canada: Cinematheque Ontario, January, 1999. (Canada)
Bloch, Judy. "G.W. Pabst." Berkeley, California: Pacific Film Archive, March, 1999. (United States)
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