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Lang, Otto, 1908-2006



  • 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.

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:

David Strohmaier collection on Cinerama

Identifier: MSS 8924
Scope and Contents

Collection of files, photographs, VHS and beta tapes, souvenirs and publicity material relating to the movie presentation system Cinerama. Tapes contain interviews with people involved with various Cinerama movies. Dated approximately 1950-2010. Bulk 1950-1965.

Dates: approximately 1950-2010; Majority of material found within Bulk 1950-1965

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Archival Object 9
Collection 2
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 10
Motion pictures 10
One-sheet posters 10
Performing Arts 10
Photographs 10