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Walbrook, Anton 1900-1967

Overview
Works: 79 works in 356 publications in 5 languages and 6,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  War films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Anton Walbrook
 
Most widely held works by Anton Walbrook
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )
82 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )
39 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )
19 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )
49 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts, through flashbacks, the life of a famous courtesan, recounted as part of a lavish circus act. The ringmaster introduces and displays Lola Montés who recalls her romances with Franz Liszt, a student, and Ludwig, King of Bavaria before she was reduced by scandal, poverty and ill fortune to her present life as a circus performer
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
La ronde by Max Ophuls( Visual )
27 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in half-lit, turn-of-the-century Viennese interiors, this film is an elaborate satire of the rituals of love. A merry-go-round of romance is detailed in episodic fashion. Each of the ten sketches is introduced by a master of ceremonies, who appears with the metaphorical carousel. Ophuls comments definitively on the futility of transitory relationships, wherein the deceivers are in turn deceived
Dead of night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. These include premonitions from beyond the grave, an antique mirror, a supernatural game of golf, and a ventriloquist's dummy. But even after these frightening stories are told, one final nightmare awaits them all
Lola Montès un film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1955 and 1998 in French and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lola Montes was the mistress of composer Franz Liszt and the King of Bavaria, at the same time. Now people come to the traveling circus, paying to hear the private details of her life in a series of flashbacks, reveal romance and its cost. An inspired, lyrical masterpiece
Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch
Saint Joan by Otto Preminger( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graham Green's adaptation of Bernard Shaw's play about the life of Joan of Arc
The Queen of spades ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Count of Saint Germain divulged to Countess Ranevskaya the secret of the three winning cards. Captain Suvorin tries to wrest this secret from the Countess by hook or by crook. She dies of fright and haunts him
Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )
3 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of a British officer and his ideas and thoughts during three wars
Essential art house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La strada: "A delicate, immensely moving tale of love and loss between strongman Zampanò and his silent, long-suffering charge, Gelsomina"--Container
Victoria the great by Herbert Sydney Wilcox( Visual )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intimate depiction of England's long-reigning queen, following her from the first years of her reign to the celebration of her Diamond Jubilee
Dangerous moonlight by Brian Desmond Hurst( Visual )
7 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Hitler's army invades Poland, a celebrated Polish composer and pianist is tricked into fleeing to England. Torn between his patriotism and his love for music, he decides to forsake his musical career and join a British bomber squadron to avenge the death of his countrymen
Mystery classics 100 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 100 mystery films with intrigue and suspense. Combining its popular Mystery and Dark Crimes 50 Movie Packs, Mill Creek Entertainment returns you to a time when the movies were black and white but the dark characters that inhabited them displayed every shade of grey. Deception, betrayal, corruption, larceny and murder stir the landscape in this collection of amoral tales that thrilled bygone audiences and are back to delight a new generation
Viktor und Viktoria ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poverty-stricken singer in Depression-era Paris becomes convinced that the only way she can earn a living on the nightclub circuit is to masquerade as a man who impersonates women. The film provides a glimpse into the world of theatres, stages and variety clubs, up front and backstage
Wedding in Paris & Cole Porter's Can-can : original London cast ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magic moments from Cole Porter's Can-can ; Magic moments from Irving Berlin's Call me madam by Cole Porter( Recording )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vida y muerte del coronel Blimp ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En plena Segunda Guerra Mundial, un anciano militar británico rememora su larga y excitante vida. Su larga amistad con un colega alemán o su desobediencia a las ordenanzas para ayudar a una bella compatriota en apuros, sólo son dos episodios de una experiencia personal inolvidable
 
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Alternative Names
Walbrook, Anton
Wohlbrck, Adolf 1900-1967
Wohlbrück, Adolf 1900-1967
Wohlbruck, Adolph 1900-1967
Wohlbruck, Adolphe 1900-1967
Wohlbrück, Anton 1900-1967
Wohlbrueck, Adolf 1900-1967
Languages
English (187)
French (67)
Spanish (8)
German (7)
Italian (1)
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