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Pabst, G. W.

Pabst, G. W. (Georg Wilhelm Pabst) gā´ôrkh vĭl´hĕlm päpst [key], 1885–1967, German film director, b. Austria. He used montage in such works of social realism as The Joyless Street (1925), Pandora's Box (1929), Westfront 1918 (1930), and The Threepenny Opera (1931).

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