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Curtiz, Michael 1888-1962

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Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

486 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 7,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
White Christmas by Irving Berlin( Visual )

73 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two song-and-dance men team up in show business after the war. Joining forces with a sister act, they trek to Vermont for a white Christmas. The real adventure starts when Crosby and Kaye discover that the inn is run by their old army general who's now in financial trouble
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

117 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

72 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney sings and dances his way through this musical. The video is a biography of George M. Cohan, famed playwright, entertainer and composer of patriotic songs
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

97 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

141 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of J.E.B. Stuart (Flynn), George Custer (Reagan) and other characters as they leave West Point in the years before the Civil War. Some join John Brown's army of fanatics and sincere reformers; others are sent by the army to quash John Brown. The climax is the Battle of Harper's Ferry that began the War between the States
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

64 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested during the Monmouth Rebellion and falsely convicted of treason, Dr. Peter Blood is banished to the West Indies and sold into slavery. In Port Royal, Jamaica the Governor's daughter Arabella Bishop buys him for ten pounds to spite her uncle, Col. Bishop who owns a major plantation. Life is hard for the men and for Blood as well. By chance he treats the Governor's gout and is soon part of the medical service. He dreams of freedom and when the opportunity strikes, he and his friends rebel taking over a Spanish ship that has attacked the city. Soon, they are the most feared pirates on the seas, men without a country attacking all ships. When Arabella is prisoner, Blood decides to return her to Port Royal only to find that it is under the control of England's new enemy, France. All of them must decide if they are to fight for their new King
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

69 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. Jerry Connelly, the parish priest, sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

66 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter (Wayne) arrests gambler Paul Regret (Whitman) but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a violent band of gunrunners and thieves known as the Comancheros. The last film of director Michael Curtiz (Casablanca)
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

67 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
Night and day by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

98 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan plays Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip Yip Yaphank. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the Army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancée until the war is over
King Creole by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

40 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Orleans teenager struggles to graduate from high school while working at a sleazy French Quarter club to support his family
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

44 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and French and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
We're no angels by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three convicts, Joseph, Albert and Jules, are plotting their escape from Devil's Island. Fate intervenes when they hide out with kindly but inept Felix and his family. Felix manages a store for his arrogant cousin Andre, who makes the fatal mistake of stealing Albert's pet, a poisonous snake. After resolving Felix's problems, the convicts return to prison, convinced that the world is much too wicked
The charge of the light brigade by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

35 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flynn stars in this classic tale of a band of British Lancers who challenge an army of 25,000 Russians
The Casablanca man : the cinema of Michael Curtiz by James C Robertson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Michael Curtiz (1888-1962) was without doubt one of the most important directors in film history, yet he has never been granted his deserved recognition and no full-scale work on him has previously been published. The Casablanca Man surveys Curtiz' unequalled mastery over a variety of genres which included biography, comedy, horror, melodrama, musicals, swashbucklers and westerns, and looks at his relationship with the Hollywood studio moguls on the basis of unprecedented archive research at Warner Brothers. Concentrating on Curtiz' best-known films - Casablanca , Angels W
 
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Courtice, Michael 1886-1962

Courtice Michael 1888-1962

Curtis, Michael

Curtis Michael 1888-1962

Curtiz, Michael

Karminer, Kertesz Mano.

Kertes, Michael 1886-1962

Kertész Kaminer, Manó

Kertész, Michael 1886-1962

Kértèsz, Michael 1888-1962

Kertész, Mihali 1888-1962

Kertész, Mihaly

Kertész, Mihály 1886-1962

Kertész, Mihály 1888-1962

Kertész Mihály magyar filmrendező

Michael Curtiz American director

Michael Curtiz americký filmový režisér

Michael Curtiz cineasta

Michael Curtiz director de cine, actor, guionista e produtor estadounidense

Michael Curtiz Hongaars filmregisseur

Michael Curtiz réalisateur américain d'origine hongroise

Michael Curtiz regista ungherese

Michael Curtiz reżyser amerykański pochodzenia węgierskiego

Michael Curtiz ungarisch-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Μάικλ Κερτίζ

Майкл Кёртис

Майкл Кёртыс

Майкл Кертіс

Майкл Кертіс угорсько-американський кінорежисер

Майкл Көртис

Майкъл Къртис

Мајкл Кертиз амерички редитељ

מייקל קורטיז

مايكل كورتيز

مایکل کورتیز

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마이클 커티즈

커티즈, 마이클 1886-1962

カーチス, マイケル

カーティス, マイケル

マイケル・カーティス

麥可·寇蒂斯

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White ChristmasThe adventures of Robin HoodYankee Doodle DandyMildred PierceAngels with dirty facesNight and dayKing CreoleDodge CityThe Casablanca man : the cinema of Michael Curtiz