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Walbrook, Anton 1900-1967

Works: 68 works in 447 publications in 7 languages and 7,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Action and adventure films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Nonfiction films  Filmed operas  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Anton Walbrook
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

97 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,277 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
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

25 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Victorian schizophrenic drives his wife insane when she seems likely to stumble on his guilty secret of an old murder and hidden rubies
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )

66 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Lola Montez, the notorious nineteenth-century courtesan and mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, who eventually became a performer in an American circus
La ronde by Max Ophuls( Visual )

62 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 645 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
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 566 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
Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graham Green's adaptation of Bernard Shaw's play about the life of Joan of Arc
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
Irving Berlin in London vocal gems from This is the army, Annie get your gun, Call me madam by Irving Berlin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola Montès un film( Visual )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1987 in French and held by 74 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
Dead of night The queen of spades( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 69 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. First, a racer survives a brush with death only to receive terrifying premonitions from beyond the grave. Then a teen's innocent game of hide-and-seek leads to an encounter with the macabre. Next, a young couple purchases an antique mirror that unleashes a horrific power from its past. In a lighter vein, two competitive golfers play for stakes that may haunt the winner foever, Finally, a renowned ventriloquist descends into an abyss of madness and murder when his dummy develops a mind of its own. But even after these frigtening tales are told, does one final nightmare await them all?
Pique Dame by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 49 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
Essential art house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Orpheus: "Color photography of the Brazilian Carnival celebration and its sultry bossa nova beats ... Transplanting the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice to the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Black Orpheus brings Greek mythology to vivid, frenetic life"--Container
Dangerous moonlight by Brian Desmond Hurst( Visual )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 24 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
Victoria the great by Herbert Sydney Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 22 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
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
Musical classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A matter of life and death by Michael Powell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and death of Colonel Blimp: 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La ronde
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

English (167)

French (90)

Spanish (34)

German (15)

Italian (3)

Chinese (2)

Japanese (1)

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