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Clair, René 1898-1981

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A nous la liberté by Ren Clair( Visual )

73 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two ex-jailbirds, one working on the production line of the other's gramaphone factory, finally abandon their soulless existence to live as joyous vagabonds. Considered one of the most lyrical products of the French cinema, the film is a surreal and satirical attack on automation and French economic ideas of the time. It inspired Charlie Chaplin in the making of Modern Times. (Circulates)
Cinema yesterday and today by Ren Clair( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

37 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them
I married a witch by Ren Clair( Visual )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a witch who was burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations,but doesn't count on falling in love!
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
Sous les toits de Paris Under the roofs of Paris by Ren Clair( Visual )

27 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street singer and a gangster vie for the love of a beautiful young woman
Le Million The million( Visual )

4 editions published between 1931 and 2000 in French and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about a pair of young lovers who lose a lottery ticket worth a million francs and chase it frantically across Paris. Considered one of the very first musical films
Four screenplays. Le silence est d'or. La beaute du diable. Les belles-de-nuit. Les grandes manoeuvres by Ren Clair( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À nous la liberté, and Entr'acte; films by Ren Clair( Book )

21 editions published between 1931 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Italian straw hat( Visual )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bridegroom is riding to his marriage when his horse eats a straw hat hanging on a branch while its owner, a married lady, enjoys a tryst behind the bush with her lover, a fierce hussar. She cannot go home without her hat, so the groom interlaces his wedding with an attempt to find madam a twin chapeau, launching a series of misunderstandings and embarrassments
The scientific education of girls : education beyond reproach?( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Clair's and then there were none( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a mansion on a remote island where, one by one, they are murdered
Comédies et commentaires by Ren Clair( Book )

23 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réflexion faite; notes pour servir à l'histoire de l'art cinématographique de 1920 à 1950 by Ren Clair( Book )

29 editions published between 1950 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the cinema by Ren Clair( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Clair's It happened tomorrow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if someone could get tomorrow's newspaper headlines today? A newspaper reporter wishes he could scoop his colleagues by knowing about events before they occur. But then a mysterious man gives him the day early news, it turns his life upside-down. Racing to prevent a headline predicting his own death, he gets mixed up with a beautiful fortune teller and her overprotective uncle
Jeux du hasard : nouvelles et récits by Ren Clair( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in French and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of surreal cinema( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La coquille et le clergyman: Obsessed with a general's wife, a clergyman has strange visions of death and lust, while struggling against his own eroticism
Prix de beauté Miss Europe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in French and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While André indeed loves Lucienne, a Parisian typist, he has conventional expectations for their life together. When the Miss Europe beauty contest comes to town, he warns her to "not even dream" of entering it but she ignores his advice and tries out for the contest
L'étrange ouvrage des cieux. Comédie sur un thème de John Marston by Ren Clair( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.50 (from 0.17 for And then t ... to 0.97 for Entr'acte ...)

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Chaumette, Ren

Chomette, Ren Lucie.

Chomette, Ren Lucien

Chomette, Ren Lucien 1898-1981

Chomette, Ren

Chomette Ren 1898-1981

Chomette , Rene Lucien

Chomette, Ren Lucien, 1898-1981

Clair, Ren.

Clair, Ren 1898-1981

Clair, Ren

Clair, Rene, 1898-1981

Clair, Rene.

Danceny Ren 1898-1981

Desprs, Ren.

Klar, Rene 1898-1981

Kler, Rene.

Kler, Rene 1898-1981

Regnier, Gerard

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Marlene Dietrich the glamour collectionLe Million The million