Auric, Georges 1899-1983
Most widely held works about Georges Auric
Most widely held works by Georges Auric
Roman holiday ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love.
Du rififi chez les hommes Rififi ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in French and Multiple languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
A story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other.
A nous la liberté by René Clair ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 566 libraries worldwide
A satire on factory life centering on the activities of a couple of ex-prisoners, one of whom, an ambitious crook, becomes the boss of a large factory while the other, a sentimental old tramp, becomes a worker there. Eventually both discover that happiness and peace of mind cannot be bought with money and revert to their former life as vagabonds. This film inspired Charlie Chaplin's Modern times.
The Lavender Hill mob ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece.
The innocents by Jack Clayton ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in German and English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"-- Container.
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 429 libraries worldwide
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives.
Beauty and the beast La belle et la bête ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in French and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Dramatized adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains such visual displays as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast.
Lola Montès ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in French and German and held by 340 libraries worldwide
The life of a young woman who was a showgirl, had affairs with kings, became a courtesan, and traveled the world trying to fit in. Charts the course of Montès's scandalous past through the invocations of the bombastic ringmaster of the American circus where she has ended up performing.
Gervaise ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
A story of mid-19th-century Parisian slums in which a young girl's dreams of a happy home and a successful laundry are cruelly destroyed by a drunken husband.
La belle et la bête complete film score, 1946 by Georges Auric ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Film music. Vol. 2 by Georges Auric ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2006 and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy. The blood of a poet. Orpheus. Testament of Orpheus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 206 libraries worldwide
1. Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world. 2. An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works. 3. In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations.
La belle et la bête Beauty and the beast ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains such visual displays as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast.
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt.
Bonjour Tristesse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in French and English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
A 17-year-old girl attempts to break up the romantic relationship between her father and his new fiancée, who disapproves of her hedonistic lifestyle.
Passport to Pimlico ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state, but soon find that their action has consequences.
Orphée Orpheus ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in French and English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for peerless visual poetry and dreamlike storytelling.
La symphonie pastorale Pastoral symphony ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in French and held by 149 libraries worldwide
A well-meaning Swiss pastor takes a blind orphan into his home in a mountain village. As she grows into a beautiful woman, his passion for her destroys the happiness of his wife and son.
Le salaire de la peur The wages of fear ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in French and English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves.
Trio pour hautbois, clarinette et basson by Georges Auric ( )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Auric, Georges,--1899-1983 Automation--Social aspects Bank employees Bank robberies Biography Comedy films Courtesans Drama England Ex-convicts Factories--Employees Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films--for the hearing impaired France Gangster films Ghost films Governesses Haunted house films Horror films Italy--Rome Jewelry theft Journalists Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Monster films Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion pictures Nuns Oceania Orphans Pacific Ocean Piano music Princesses Romance films Songs (Medium voice) with piano Suites (Orchestra) Supernatural Tramps United States.--Marine Corps Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films War films Work Working class World War (1939-1945)
Auric, George, 1899-1983
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Multiple languages (45)
French, Middle (2)
French, Old (1)
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