WorldCat Identities

Fernandel 1903-1971

Overview
Works: 910 works in 1,598 publications in 4 languages and 3,873 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Music  History  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist, Director, Composer, Film editor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber
Paris holiday ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American entertainer travels to Paris to buy a script, but it turns out to be an exposé of a French counterfeiting ring
Regain Revival by Marcel Pagnol ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1937 and 1995 in French and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A half-wild hunter living alone in a deserted town persuades an itinerant cabaret singer to stay with him. Life returns to the village
Angèle by Marcel Pagnol ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1934 and 1992 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moving story about a beautiful but simple farmer's daughter who, despite her angelic name, is seduced by a slick pimp from Marseilles and follows him to the city. Saturnin, the loyal farm hand, visits Angèle and finds her in a brothel with an illegitimate child in her arms, and then brings her back to the farm. Her father locks Angèle up in a barn, but she is freed by a noble peasant who could not forget her beauty and innocence
Don Camillo and Il ritorno di Don Camillo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The return of Don Camillo: Don Camillo and Peppone once fought alongside one another, against the Fascists. Now, in their unnamed Po Valley town, priest Don Camillo and local Communist Mayor Peppone fight each other. Because of his bad behavior, Don Camillo is sent to a remote parish in the mountains. Soon, however, all the villagers--Peppone included--realize that the priest is indispensable, and they demand his return. Don Camillo returns to work side by side with Mayor, as a flood wreaks havoc in the village
Topaze by Marcel Pagnol ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a teacher in a private institution, who, fired because of his strict honesty, becomes the business agent of a corrupt politician and discovers that honesty does not make a man rich
L'auberge rouge by Claude Autant-Lara ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Les propriétaires d'une auberge des Cévennes ont pris l'habitude de tuer leurs clients pour les détrousser. Un soir d'hiver, n'ayant pas eu le temps d'enterrer leur dernière victime, ils en font un bonhomme de neige. Mais un moine et son compagnon de voyage connaissent la vérité et vont tenter de confondre les aubergistes
La fille du puisatier by Marcel Pagnol ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patricia (Day), the welldigger's daughter, finds herself pregnant as her lover, Jacques (Grey), goes off to war. Both sets of parents begin to feud because of the scandal and Pascal Amoretti (Raimu), Patricia's father, throws her out of the house to protect the innocence of his younger daughters. When Jacques is reported dead, the families declare peace. Jacques returns alive and everyone is delighted
The sheep has five legs ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this comedy Fernandel manages to play six different roles: the father and each of his quintuplet sons. The occasion is a reunion of the quintuplets organized by the mayor of a small French village. All, of course ends with a surprise
Paris liberté ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naïs by Raymond Leboursier ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nais, a beautiful country girl, is in love with the son of a wealthy family. Fernandel is the hunchback who sacrifices his own love for her in order to give Nais her happiness
La vache et le prisonnier by Henri Verneuil ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prisoner of war escapes from Nazi Germany to France accompanied by a cow
Le Schpountz The Schpountz by Marcel Pagnol ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in French and German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schpountz is convinced he has a calling to become a great tragic movie actor. He only too willingly becomes the butt of a practical joke perpetrated by some visiting movie people. They sign him to a phony contract and invite him to Paris where he becomes a great star of comedy, not of tragedy
Le petit monde de don Camillo by Julien Duvivier ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in French and Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic-fable of a feuding Communist and a priest, enemies but friends! Don Camillo is the priest for a poor town in northern Italy. He is outraged when a Communist is elected mayor, but the two men become friends
Don Camillo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humor and humanity flow as the explosive Don Camillo and the hard-headed mayor Peppone clash over what's best for the people
Les chansons sous l'occupation French songs of WW II ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La cuisine au Beurre by Gilles Grangier ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some years after the war, Fernand returns to reclaim his wife Christiane and his southern restaurant. But, believing him dead, Christiane has married the chef André, who has transformed the restaurant into a Norman inn. Fernand understands the dramatic situation in which he finds himself, and a stupid automobile accident brings out the truth. He tells Christiane that he has been a prisoner in Siberia. His spouse decides to shelter him, but soon André understands that his marriage is invalid. Fernand refuses to tolerate a divorce, and André becomes jealous. One of the two is superfluous; one of the two must leave!
Le retour de Don Camillo by Julien Duvivier ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in French and Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy feature film about the battles between the Catholic priest Don Camillo and the communist mayor Peppone. After Don Camillo is exiled by his bishop, Peppone finds that he must call upon his old enemy to help resolve a violent situation over land development near the village
The little world of Don Camillo ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic-fable of a feuding Communist and a priest, enemies but friends! Don Camillo is the priest for a poor town in northern Italy. He is outraged when a Communist is elected mayor, but the two men become friends
The return of Don Camillo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his battles with Peppone, Don Camillo is exiled to a remote village where war is about to break out. Can the strong hand of the priest persuade the two sides to make peace?
 
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Alternative Names
Constandin, Fernand J. 1903-1971 Wirklicher Name
Contandin, Fernand, 1903-1971
Contandin Fernand-Joseph 1903-1971
Contandin, Fernand-Joseph-Désiré
Contandin, Fernand-Joseph-Désiré, 1903-1971
Fernandel
Languages
French (174)
English (19)
Italian (12)
German (4)
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