Thea von Harbou

Thea Gabriele von Harbou (27 December 1888 – 1 July 1954) was a German screenwriter, novelist, film director, and actress.wikipedia
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Metropolis (1927 film)

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She is especially known as the screenwriter of the science fiction film classic Metropolis and the story on which it was based.
Written by Thea von Harbou in collaboration with Lang, it stars Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge and Brigitte Helm.

Fritz Lang

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Harbou collaborated as a screenwriter with film director Fritz Lang, her husband, during the period of transition from silent to sound films.
In 1920, Lang met his future wife, the writer Thea von Harbou.

Das indische Grabmal (novel)

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As Harbou worked on an adaptation of her 1918 novel Das indische Grabmal (The Indian Tomb), Joe May assigned Lang to help her write the screenplay and work out production details.
Das indische Grabmal ("the Indian tomb") is a 1918 novel by the German writer Thea von Harbou.

M (1931 film)

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Her next big production with Lang was M (1931), a film about a child murderer.
The film was written by Lang and his wife Thea von Harbou and was the director's first sound film.

Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Rudolph Klein-Rogge
After her debut in 1906, Harbou met Rudolf Klein-Rogge and married him during World War I.
In Aachen, Klein-Rogge wed actress Gerda Melchior, a cousin of the beloved silent film star Henny Porten, but the marriage ended when he met actress and novelist Thea von Harbou.

Ayi Tendulkar

Then, during the production of Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse, Lang discovered Harbou in bed with Ayi Tendulkar, an Indian journalist and student 17 years younger than she.
He is especially known as the husband of Thea von Harbou, the writer of the science fiction film classic Metropolis.

Hanneles Himmelfahrt (film)

Hanneles Himmelfahrtremade as a sound film
Around 1934, a year after the Nazi Party came to power, on her own initiative she wrote and directed two films, Elisabeth und der Narr and Hanneles Himmelfahrt.
Hanneles Himmelfahrt is a 1934 German drama film directed by Thea von Harbou and starring Inge Landgut.

Elisabeth und der Narr

Around 1934, a year after the Nazi Party came to power, on her own initiative she wrote and directed two films, Elisabeth und der Narr and Hanneles Himmelfahrt.
Elisabeth und der Narr ("Elisabeth and the jester") is a 1934 German drama film directed by Thea von Harbou and starring Hertha Thiele.

Joe May

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As Harbou worked on an adaptation of her 1918 novel Das indische Grabmal (The Indian Tomb), Joe May assigned Lang to help her write the screenplay and work out production details. Her first close interaction with cinema came when German director Joe May decided to adapt a piece of her fiction, Die heilige Simplizia.
There he went on to produce and direct a series of popular and exotic adventure films, among them the monumental three-hour-long Veritas vincit (1919), the eight-part series Die Herrin der Welt (The Mistress of the World) (1919–20) as well as the two-part adventure film Das indische Grabmal (The Indian Tomb) (1921) starring Conrad Veidt and written by Fritz Lang and Thea von Harbou.

Die Nibelungen

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The scenarios for both films were co-written by Lang's then-wife Thea von Harbou, based upon the epic poem Nibelungenlied written around AD 1200.

Spione

Spies
Spione (English title: Spies, under which title it was released in the United States) is a 1928 German silent espionage thriller directed by Fritz Lang and co-written with his wife, Thea von Harbou, who also wrote a novel of the same name.

Woman in the Moon

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It was written and directed by Fritz Lang, based on the novel The Rocket to the Moon by his collaborator Thea von Harbou, his wife at the time.

The Indian Tomb (1959 film)

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Several years after her death, Lang directed the film The Indian Tomb, based upon one of Harbou's novels.
The film was based on the novel Das indische Grabmal, written by Lang's ex-wife, Thea von Harbou, who died in 1954.

The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

Das Testament des Dr. MabuseLe testament du Dr. MabuseThe Testament of Dr Mabuse
It was Lang's second sound film for Nero-Film and was his final collaboration with his wife and screenwriter Thea von Harbou.

The Rocket to the Moon (novel)

Die Frau im MondThe Rocket to the MoonThe Rocket to the Moon'' (novel)
The Rocket to the Moon is a 1928 science fiction novel by the German writer Thea von Harbou.

Dr. Mabuse the Gambler

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Following the success of Dr. Mabuse der Spieler (Dr. Mabuse the Gambler) and the death of Lang's first wife, they were married in 1922.

So Long at the Fair

The German film Covered Tracks (1938) was also based on the story, here with a script by Thea von Harbou.

The Grand Duke's Finances

Die Finanzen des GroßherzogsFinances of the Grand Dukesilent film of the same name
The film is based on the eponymous novel by Swedish author Frank Heller adapted by Thea von Harbou.

Metropolis (novel)

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Metropolis is a 1925 novel by the German writer Thea von Harbou.

Via Mala (1945 film)

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The screenplay by Thea von Harbou was first submitted to the censor on 21 May 1941, but was not passed until 28 February 1942.