Most widely held works about Mel Ferrer
Most widely held works by Mel Ferrer
Catherine the Great ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great.
War and peace ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha.
War and peace ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
"The personal stories of many characters, love affairs and philosophies are woven throughout this massive and intricate tapestry of Russia during Napoleon's invasion at the turn of the 19th century."--Container.
Wait until dark ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
A photographer unwittingly smuggles a doll stuffed with heroin into New York City. His recently blinded wife, alone in their apartment, is first terrorized by hired crooks, and then by the psychopathic Roat, in search of the doll.
The longest day ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France.
The sun also rises ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war, spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last.
The fall of the Roman Empire ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Marcus Aurelius Antonius, the philosopher-emperor of Rome, summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the funeral, Livius, who does not share Lucilla's ambition for himself or Rome, allows Commodus to proclaim himself emperor. While pestilence ravages Rome, Commodus continues his vain, licentious behavior. He ultimately neglects to deal with all symptoms of unrest and banishing anyone reminding him of his responsibilities.
Scaramouche ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in English and French and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Disguised as a stage clown, Andre Moreau perfects his skill as a swordsman in order to strike a blow for the French Revolution.
Knights of the Round Table ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The story of Arthur Pendragon, King of all England, whose reign and company of knights are dedicated to the ideals of peace, justice, and chivalry. Lancelot, the king's favorite knight, and his beautiful Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for each other and their loyalty to Arthur.
Elena and her men Elena et les hommes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in French and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Set amid the military maneuvers and Quatorze de Juillet carnivals of turn-of-the-century France, Jean Renoir's romantic comedy stars Ingrid Bergman as a Polish princess who drives men of all stations to fits of desperate love.
Wait until dark ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Mystery centers around a blind woman terrorized in her apartment by criminals searching for a heroin-stuffed doll which they believe she possesses.
Sex and the single girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Snoopy tabloid magazine editor Bob Weston wants to know if author Helen Gurley Brown based her book on, as he believes, personal research. He tries to parley an interview with the author who made headlines and sales. So he decides to get very personal to find out for himself.
Peter the Great ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Peter the Great: a shrewd Czar and a visionary, statesman, sailor and shipbuilder, military leader, a husband and a father. Russia at the dawn of the 18th century -- a vast chilling mysterious land, almost medieval. A country led by a man whose curious, questing spirit is eager to learn all that is new. A monarch who brings his feudal country into the modern world.
1953 ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Lili ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A shy, young orphan is befriended by a group of carnival puppets.
Lili Marleen ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The story of 2 star-crossed lovers, a German singer and a Jewish composer during World War II.
Green mansions ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Abel goes to South America seeking gold. Imprisoned by natives, he's told to enter the forbidden forest & kill Rima, an innocent whom the Indians think is an evil spirit. Abel & Rima are drawn to each other & start a quest of their own, but destiny awaits them.
Lili ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A shy, young orphan is befriended by a group of carnival puppets, and their lonely puppeteer.
Carola ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Legendary filmmaker Jean Renoir's suspenseful and romantic tale of a beautiful French actress struggling to avoid the deadly politics and forbidden passions of Nazi-occupied France.
Lost boundaries ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of a light-skinned black family who pass for white in a New Hampshire town.
Action and adventure films Americans Arthur,--King Blind women Bohemianism Catherine--II,--Empress of Russia,--1729-1796 Commodus,--Emperor of Rome,--161-192 Dolls Drama Drug traffic Emperors Emperors--Succession Epic films Expatriation Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France France--Normandy France--Paris Historical films History Kings and rulers Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marcus Aurelius,--Emperor of Rome,--121-180 Military campaigns Motion pictures, French Napoleon--I,--Emperor of the French,--1769-1821 Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) Promiscuity Psychopaths Revolution (France : 1789-1799) Romantic comedy films Rome Russia Spain Swashbuckler films Television film Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Veterans Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)
Ferrer, Melchior Gaston
Ferrer, Melchor, 1917-2008
Ferrer, Melchor G. 1917-2008
Ferrer, Melchor G. (Melchor Gaston)
Ferrer, Melchor Gaspard, 1917-2008
Ferrer, Melchior Gaston 1917-2008
Ferrer, Melchor Gaston 1917-2008
Multiple languages (11)
No Linguistic content (8)