Ladislaus Vajda



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Pandora's Box (1929) -- (Movie Clip) Because You Don't Love Me Aspiring artist Alwa (Franz Lederer) greets first designer Augusta (Alice Roberts) then dancer friend Lulu (Louise Brooks), who is mistress to his angered and engaged father (Fritz Kortner), in G.W. Pabst's Pandora's Box, 1929.
Pandora's Box (1929) -- (Movie Clip) I Will Not Go On! Violent scenes from G. W. Pabst, dancer Lulu (Louise Brooks) refusing to perform before the fiancee' of her paramour Schlon (Fritz Kortner), then springing a trap, in Pandora's Box, 1929.
Kameradschaft (1931) -- (Movie Clip) As Long As There's No Gas The first scene underground, director G.W. Pabst in what looks very like a coal mine but really was a built set, starts with the workers on the German side then crosses the wall to the French, where there's a persistent fire, in Kameradschaft (a.k.a. Comradeship), 1931.
Kameradschaft (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Fire In The Hole French Francoise (Andree Ducret) is leaving on the train from the coal town on the German border, having decided she can't marry her miner boyfriend, when director G.W. Pabst goes underground for a remarkable early-sound action scene, in Kameradschaft (a.k.a. Comradeship), 1931.
Westfront 1918 (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Trouble With The Prussians Director G.W. Pabst's opening, German soldiers in France, knowing their war is lost already, still partying, Fritz Kampers as Bruno, Hans Moebus "The Student," Jackie Monnier the French girl and Karl (Gustav Diessl) sort of commanding, in Westfront 1918 , 1930.
Westfront 1918 (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Our Own Artillery Rousted from their underground bunks by midnight shelling, German soldiers including bulky Fritz Kampers as "The Bavarian,", Gustav Diessl as Karl, Hans Moebus as "The Student," things going wrong, early in G.W. Pabst's anti-war shocker, with advanced sound effects for 1930, Westfront 1918.
Westfront 1918 (1930) -- (Movie Clip) Go On Kissing German soldier Karl (Gustav Deissl), just arrived on leave in his increasingly desperate home town, as the war effort fails, aims to surprise his wife (Hanna Hoessrich), a chilling scene from G.W. Pabst's Westfront 1918, 1930.
Pandora's Box (1929) -- (Movie Clip) Disreputable Old Man Credits and startling opening scenes from director G.W. Pabst, introducing Lulu (Louise Brooks), Schigolch (Carl Goetz) and the upstanding Dr. Schoen (Fritz Kortner), from Pandora's Box, 1929.


Ladislao Vajda
Director. Born in 1905; died in 1965.