WorldCat Identities

Birgel, Willy 1891-1973

Overview
Works: 134 works in 242 publications in 3 languages and 353 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Pictorial works  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Prison films  History  Motion pictures  Musical films  Fiction  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Creator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willy Birgel
Zu neuen Ufern by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

28 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1840, a London nightclub singer Gloria Vane is convicted of a crime that was really committed by her lover. She is deported to Australia where women are auctioned off to the hightest bidder
Schlussakkord( Visual )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her husband Hanna returns to Germany. In desperation she searches for her son who was adopted. She finds him at last in the house of the famous conductor Garvenberg. In order to be near her child Hanna obtains the position of governess without Garvenberg's knowledge. But when Mrs Garvenberg dies from an overdose of morphia Hanna's true identity is revealed. Since she is supposed to have given the sick woman the fatal poison she stands accused of murder. Hanna decides to flee
Hotel Sacher( Visual )

4 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Vienna on New Year's Eve, 1913, an Austrian official of Russian descent is unjustly accused of espionage, but he can exonerate himself if he reveals the truth about a Russian spy whom he loves
... reitet für Deutschland( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cavalryman is injured during a military campaign in World War I and finds his estate in ruins when he returns home. But he is able to overcome these and other obstacles to win an international steeplechase competition
Der Blaufuchs( Visual )

11 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical comedy set in Budapest, the bored wife of an absent-minded professor resists her attraction to her husband's pilot friend
Das Herz der Königin by Carl Froelich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical film portraying Mary, Queen of Scots' eventful reign and eventual execution
München 1945 by Willi Cronauer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwischen Gestern und Morgen: The first post-war film shot in Munich. Love, betrayal and tragedy occur one night in a luxury hotel. Years later the protagonists are united again and face a decade of regrets, hate and unanswered questions caused by the war. Their lives are in ruins, just like the bombed hotel."--Container
Heidi by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Heidi endures all sorts of hardships and setbacks before finding happiness in the form of her ex-curmudgeon grandfather. Unlike previous adaptations, this English-language version of Heidi was lensed on location in Switzerland
Barcarole( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During Carnival time, a womanizer makes a bet that he can seduce the wife of a rich Mexican in just one night. It comes to a duel and a tragic end"--Distributor
Kongo-Express( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this adventure/romance set in Africa, a German woman is emotionally torn between an alcoholic, egocentric French pilot and a gentlemanly German admirer. The film was made entirely in Germany, its outdoor scenes being shot along a 200-meter stretch of railroad track that had been planted with African foliage."--Distributor
Reitet für Deutschland( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the struggles and triumphs of a real-life tournament rider
William Shakespeare : das Hörspielarchiv auf 40 CDs( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Mann will nach Deutschland : [nach dem gleichnamigen Roman von Fred Andreas]( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portrays a German engineer living in South America who hears in 1914 of war in Europe. Realising his obligation for his 'fatherland', he sets out for Europe, joined by a German comrade. The journey to Germany involves physical hardships, treacherous terrain, and hostile seas, obstacles faced by patriots who have only one thought: home to Germany to help a fatherland under attack"--Internet movie database website
Don Quijote de la Mancha : Hörspiel by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nach der Lektüre von Ritterromanen zieht Don Quijote mit seinem Knappen aus, um gegen Windmühlen zu kämpfen und andere tragikomische Abenteuer zu erleben
München 1945 & Zwischen Gestern und Morgen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

München 1945: Footage shot in Munich shortly after it was taken by American trops on Apr. 30. 1945. Zwischen Gestern und Morgen: Love, betrayal and tragedy occur one night in a luxury hotel. Years later the protagonists are united again and face a decade of regrets, hate and unanswered questions caused by the war. Their lives are in ruins, just like the bombed hotel.--Container
Zu neuen Ufern( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starfilm aus der Blütezeit Zarah Leanders, die hier als populäre Londoner Varietesängerin um 1840 wegen einer Scheckfälschung, die nicht sie, sondern ihr Geliebter beging, nach Australien deportiert wird. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
Praesens Film zeigt Willy Birgel und Theo Lingen in Heidi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbia Filmgesellschaft zeigt Willy Birgel, Theo Lingen, Carl Wery ... in dem Praesens-Film Heidi und Peter( Visual )

2 editions published in 1954 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Ilona( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1848 Vienna the fiery Hungarian Maria Ilona falls in love with the Austrian Prince Schwarzenberg
Brüche und Kontinuitäten : zwischen UFA und DEFA 1942 - 1948 ; 6 Filme, 3 Regisseure( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Birgel, Wilhelm Maria 1891-1973

Willy Birgel

Willy Birgel acteur allemand

Willy Birgel attore tedesco

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Willy Birgel German actor

Willy Birgel tysk skådespelare

Willy Birgel tysk skodespelar

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Биргель, Вилли

ویلی بیرگل بازیگر آلمانی

Languages
German (100)

French (2)

English (1)