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Jarre, Maurice

Works: 1,431 works in 3,422 publications in 10 languages and 35,162 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Military history  Western films  Biography 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Compiler, Narrator, Interviewee, Director, Scenarist, Adapter, Other, Musician, Lyricist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Doctor Zhivago by David Lean ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet he finds himself in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse. Zhivago becomes torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the Bolshevik revolution, but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism
Dead Poets Society by Tom Schulman ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
A passage to India by David Lean ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman
Witness by Kelly McGillis ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shortly after the death of her husband, Amish woman Rachel Lapp takes her son Samuel on a trip to Philadelphia. While in the train station washroom, Samuel sees two men savagely murder a third. Philadelphia detective John Book discovers that people within the police force were involved, and is assigned to escort Rachel and Samuel back home, protecting the boy until the trial. Book blends in with the Amish community, but the corrupt cops Book has exposed are determined to keep their secret, and they come looking for Samuel--to silence him for good
The longest day by Ken Annakin ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete story of the D-Day landings at Normandy through the eyes of all its participants. D-Day was the invasion and establishment of Allied forces in France during Operation Overlord, beginning the 6th of June, 1944, and was the largest seaborne invasion in history. It began with overnight parachute and glider landings, air attacks, naval bombardments, and an early morning amphibious landing
Fatal attraction by Adrian Lyne ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York attorney has a romantic fling while his wife is out of town, and then shrugs it off. But the woman involved with him won't be ignored, even if it means destroying his family to keep him. Film is preceded by insights, outtakes and background information presented by the director, then has an epilogue containing the controversial "original" ending
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in German and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
The man who would be king by Rudyard Kipling ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who unites the desert tribes of Arabia against the Turks during World War I
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Ghost by Jerry Zucker ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il giovane bancario Sam Wheat, ucciso brutalmente da un killer assoldato dal suo migliore amico, diventa una specie di angelo custode e con l'aiuto di una variopinta medium proteggerà la giovane moglie. (Mereghetti)
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a traveling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
Ryan's daughter by David Lean ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
Doctor Zhivago original motion picture soundtrack by Maurice Jarre ( Recording )
37 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The professionals by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Catalan and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soldier of fortune Burt Lancaster leads a rugged team of mercenaries to rescue a beautiful woman who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary Captain Rasa (Jack Palance)
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"... a Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real"--Container
Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best-selling spy novel bursts onto the screen in this riveting story of adventure and international intrigue. An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and intestigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
Uprising ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Germany invaded Poland in Sept. 1939, the Germans decreed that all 350,000 Warsaw Jews be forcibly detained in the area known as the "Warsaw Ghetto". In fear for their lives, the Polish Jews form the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) to fight against this oppressive force. When the German troops march into the Ghetto, they are surprised and repulsed by the JFO fighters. The resisters may not be able to achieve victory, but they intend to live with honor--and if need be, die with honor--while lighting the torch for resistance in the occupied territories. Their resolve will be tested as the Nazi's promise to completely eradicate the Ghetto as a birthday present for Hitler
Fearless by Peter Weir ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how a near-death experience impacts the lives of three people
Lawrence of Arabia original motion picture soundtrack by Maurice Jarre ( Recording )
55 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New digital Maurice Jarre recording including music not on the original soundtrack recording
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Alternative Names
Jarre, Maurice 1924-2009
Jarre, Maurice-Alexis.
Jarre, Maurice-Alexis 1924-2009
Marc Jarre
Жарр, Морис, 1924-
English (342)
French (59)
Spanish (37)
German (35)
Italian (9)
Multiple languages (8)
Arabic (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)