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Curtiz, Michael 1888-1962

Works: 864 works in 2,790 publications in 7 languages and 40,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Legends  Biography  Caricatures and cartoons  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, fld, Author, Performer, Film editor, dir, Scenarist, Other, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog, fmd, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Casablanca by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
375 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 7,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
White Christmas by Irving Berlin ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,649 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
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
The adventures of Robin Hood by Errol Flynn ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,366 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
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,031 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 )
114 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this historical drama, Jeb Stuart, the famed Southern cavalryman arrives at West Point, where he befriends George Armstrong Custer. Both compete for the attention of "Kit Carson" Halliday. As a punishment for fighting with fellow classmates, both men are sent to an outpost in Kansas where they must battle the abolitionist John Brown. This experience causes them to examine their personal feelings about slavery
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,127 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 )
55 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,045 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 Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Texas Ranger works undercover to foil a notorious gang of outlaws
Life with father by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
Irving Berlin's White Christmas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic musical about two guys that become a popular song and dance team and play at a resort for charity
Night and day by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1946 and 2004 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
King Creole by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 628 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 )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 607 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
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
We're no angels by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 574 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
House of wax ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 561 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
"This is the Army" ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the stage presentation of Irving Berlin's all-soldier musical
Casablanca by Julius J Epstein ( Book )
31 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Courtice, Michael 1886-1962
Courtice, Michael 1888-1962
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, Mihály 1886-1962
Kertész, Mihály 1888-1962
English (1,039)
German (47)
Spanish (36)
French (27)
Italian (23)
Multiple languages (14)
Dutch (2)