WorldCat Identities

Cohn, Arthur 1928-

Works: 50 works in 284 publications in 8 languages and 7,528 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Motion pictures  History  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  War films  Comedy films  Case studies  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Arthur Cohn
Most widely held works by Arthur Cohn
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew
Les choristes by Christophe Barratier( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in French and English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a teacher and amateur musician as he arrives at a boarding school for troubled boys in France soon after World War II. He forms a boys' choir and befriends a rebellious youth with an angelic voice and an outsider orphan while coping with the repressive environment instituted by the school's headmaster
One day in September by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. For the first time, the lone surviving member of that extremist group speaks. Actual video shot during the crisis is used to help tell the story
American dream by Arthur Cohn( Visual )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the night: "More than a million Jewish children died in the Holocaust. This brief film is the result of a world-wide search for archival material showing some of these children. The footage we discovered - in the U.S.A., Israel, Britain, France and Germany - was often in extremely poor condition and always silent. It reveals the barest trace of what was lost"--Title screen
The garden of the Finzi-Continis by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italia en 1938, cuando los antisemíticos de Mussolini comenzaron aislar a los judíos de sus comunidades. Entre ellas estaba el Finzi-Continis, familia judía aristocrática forzada para que la primera vez reconozca el mundo más allá de su jardín
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Abril despedaçado by Walter Salles( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Brazil in 1910, two families are locked in a bloody feud, when the oldest remaining son of one family begins to question the cycle of violence
Black and white in color( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in French and English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky above, the mud below: Long before PBS, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel made documentaries ubiquitous, films like this seminal if straightforward work were only available via local art house theaters. One of the earliest looks into native life on Papua New Guinea, this documentary follows a group of Europeans on a seven-month trek to bisect the island. During the perilous expedition (450 miles, as a crow flies) through jungle and across high altitudes, the group encounters tribes of headhunters and cannibals, observing and filming their rituals and ceremonies
Dangerous moves by Richard Dembo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior Soviet chessmaster and his former star pupil, now a dissident living in exile, square off in a highly publicized chess tournament. Both become pawns in a much larger game, however
A Brief vacation( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara is a factory worker whose life has become exceedingly grim. She, her two children, and her husband are living with his family, while he is laid up (and off from his job) with a broken leg. Her brother-in-law is a lay-about; her peevish mother-in-law worships her sons and exploits Clara, the only working adult in the household. One day she passes out on the factory floor, and the National Health Service diagnosis of tuberculosis is justification for sending her to a sanatorium in the mountains. There she meets a young man, and falls desperately in love. If, as Appollinaire said, "Sickness is the vacation of the poor," what will happen when Clara is well?
Woman times seven : 7 stories of adultery by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seven sexy stories of love and adultery set against a Paris backdrop. Widow, seductress, model wife, or passionate lover, Shirley Maclaine stars in the seven roles of a woman's life in seven sketches
Sunflower by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a married Italian couple who are separated by World War II and then meet again years later in Russia only to realize that they cannot recapture the past
Two bits by James Foley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is August 26. It is 1933. During the heat of summer in an Italian neighborhood in South Philly, it is the day that La Paloma--the newest movie theater in the neighborhood--opens. Until 6 pm, there is a special rate: get in for only 25 cents. Movie-mad Gennaro sets out to get two bits, spending all day roaming the streets, looking for odd jobs that will pay enough for him to afford a matinee. Gennaro's quest takes place in an America where the only thing scarcer than money is employment. When he finds his pockets are still empty after a day of unforgettable adventures, his mischievous Grandpa offers him an intriguing bargain
Il giardino dei Finzi Contini = Le jardin des Finzi Contini by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Italy in 1938, when Mussolini's anti-Semitic edicts began to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them were the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden
Unruheherd Mittlerer Osten by Arthur Cohn( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in German and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophia Loren award collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marriage Italian style: businessman Domenico finds Filumena as a young prostitute, and keeps her as his mistress and confidante. But when he decides to marry a younger women, Filumena devises a scheme to convince him he should be marrying her
Russendisko( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three young Russian friends--Vladimir, Andrej and Mischa--move to Berlin just after the fall of the wall. Based on a best-selling German book, Russendisko is the story of their adventures in the city in the early 1990s."--Euronews
Sophia Loren 4-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of Sophia Loren motion pictures. The history of Naples comes alive in the music and dance filled "Carosello Napoletano". In "Attila", Loren agrees to marry the Hun leader in order to save the Roman Empire. In "Madame Sans-Gêne", Loren plays the ex-laundress of Napoleon who falls for a sergeant in his army who goes missing. In "I girasoli", a newlywed in WWII is sent to the Russian front and turns up missing. Loren plays his wife, who years later finds out he is not dead
Los Niños de Huang Shi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante la invasión japonesa de China en 1938, George Hogg, un joven periodista británico, tratará con la ayuda de una enfermera australiana de salvar a un grupo de huérfanos
Escape from Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War 2 movie inspired by a true story. About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937
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The garden of the Finzi-Continis
The garden of the Finzi-ContinisThe children of Huang ShiBlack and white in color
Alternative Names
Arthur Cohn film producer

Arthur Cohn filmproducent uit Zwitserland

Arthur Cohn produttore cinematografico svizzero

Arthur Cohn Schweizer Filmproduzent

Артур Кон

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ארתור כהן

আর্থার কন

アーサー・コーン (映画プロデューサー)