Conrad Veidt on Screen

A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography

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About the Book

Conrad Veidt, a native of Berlin, began acting in small parts as an extra until called into service during World War I. After his discharge he began a theater career that subsequently led to films and more than one turn as a director. This work thoroughly details Veidt’s film career. It lists all movies that he was involved in and provides a synopsis, cast and crew, and reviews of each film. There are many photographs, a list of films that he is thought possibly to have been involved in, and an extensive bibliography.

About the Author(s)

John T. Soister is a teacher of modern and classical languages, and lives in Denver, Colorado.

Bibliographic Details

John T. Soister

Biography by Pat Wilks Battle

Afterword by Henry Nicolella

Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 344
Bibliographic Info: 141 photos, appendix, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2009 [2002]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4511-0
eISBN: 978-1-4766-1122-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Preface     1
Biography     7
A Word About Censorship     27
The Films     31
Appendix     315
Afterword     318
Bibliography     323
Index     327

Book Reviews & Awards

“So many choice tidbits of filmmaking information scattered throughout Soister’s text. Soister also proves the best kind of historian…will no doubt be crucial in restoring [Veidt’s] reputation and McFarland, long a specialist in publishing books on classic film topics, is to be congratulated for adding this title to their roster”—Pop Matters; “a splendid biography…a generous portion of high quality photographs…Soister deserves great credit…comprehensive”—Silents Are Golden; “meticulous piece of work…clearly been put together with both passion and dedication”—Film Review; “invaluable…profusely illustrated”—Silentera.com; “fascinating…well done, written with feeling…no one could do such a book as well as John Soister”—Little Shoppe of Horrors.