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Lang, Otto, 1908-2006

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908-2006

Biographical History

Otto Lang (1908-2006) was a ski instructor, film producer, and author.

Otto Lang was born in 1908 in Bosnia. He was a skier and a pioneer ski instructor. He formed ski schools in the United States and later, became a film producer and director. Lang produced Call Northside 777 (1948), 5 Fingers (1952), Search for Paradise (1956), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Vesuvius Express (1953), The First Piano Quartette (1954), and Jet Carrier (1954). He also wrote his autobiography A Bird of Passage: The story of my life.

Citation

A bird of passage, c1994: t.p. (Otto Lang) jkt. (b. in Bosnia in 1908)

Wikipedia, viewed on Oct. 25, 2006 (Otto Lang; b. Jan. 21, 1908 in Tesanta, Austria-Hungary; d. Jan. 30, 2006; skier and pioneer ski instructor in the US; later became a movie director and producer)

IMDb, October 12, 2017 (Otto Lang was born on January 21, 1908 in Tesanta, Austria-Hungary; he was a director and producer, known for Northwest Passage (1958), Jet Carrier (1954) and The First Piano Quartette (1954); he died on January 30, 2006 in Seattle, Washington)

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Audio and stock footage from various Cinerama films, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 7
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 7
Scope and Contents Tapes containing stock footage, interviews, and sound tracks from various Cinerama films. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Digital beta master recordings from Cinerama Adventure, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 8
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 8
Scope and Contents Master tapes containing different versions of Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Hi-definition master recordings from Cinerama Adventure, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 9
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 9
Scope and Contents High-definition master recordings of various films incuding Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on Cinemiracle Windjammer and Cinerama advertising, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 4
Scope and Contents 32 tapes containing interviews, stills, and research by Strohmaier for Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on Neon Theatre, How the West was Won, and editing Cinerama, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 1
Scope and Contents 39 camera rolls, including interviews, stills, and research on Cinerama by Strohmaier for his film Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on Oyster Bay, Paul Mantz, and editing Cinerama, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 2
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 2
Scope and Contents 36 tapes containing interviews, stills, and research by Strohmaier for his work on Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Interviews and stills on stunts and Cinerama editing and filming, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 3
Scope and Contents 40 tapes containing interviews, stills, and research by Strohmaier for Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Materials on smileboxing, Seven Wonders of the World, Cinerama Adventure, and Cinerama shorts., 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 5
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 5
Scope and Contents Travelogues and stock footage of Cinerama shorts and the making of Cinerama Adventure. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008

Ski gulls / directed by film producer Otto Lang

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9317
Scope and Contents Contains a DVD copy of the film Ski gulls, produced by Otto Lang at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, around the year 1943.
Dates: approximately 1943

Stock footage and materials from various Cinerama films, 1958-2008

 Series — Carton: 6
Identifier: MSS 8924 Series 6
Scope and Contents Tapes containing footage of various films and interiviews, as well as materials related to the University of California, Los Angeles. Materials undated.
Dates: 1958-2008