Most widely held works about Maximilian Schell
Most widely held works by Maximilian Schell
Judgment at Nuremberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.
Joan of Arc ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Born to a peasant family, young Joan hears the voices of saints telling her to unite her besieged nation. At seventeen, she leads one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed.
A bridge too far ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem.
Judgment at Nuremberg ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of a war crimes trial of four eminent Nazi judges at Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II. Provides insight into Nazi brutality and raises questions about freedom of choice, loyalty to one's country, and responsibility to mankind.
Deep impact ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
'Deep Impact' is the story of the world's reaction to a death sentence. As a comet approaches the earth which might not be destroyed or divertedbefore it reaches earth, each individual struggles in the face of extinction to find what most matters to him or her.
Abraham ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Abraham leaves the pagan land of Ur for the promised land of Canaan, after being promised by God that doing so will cause his descendents to become a great and numerous tribe.
The chosen ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers at the time of the Normandy invasion in 1944 are friends but they are divided by the same thing that unites them--their faith. Though both are devout Jews, there's a subtle difference. Danny is an Hasidic Jew, brought up to accept faith blindly by his father--an ultra-orthodox rabbi who rejects the 20th century for the special joys of centuries--old tradition. Reuven, on the other hand, has been brought up by his father who is a secular scholar, to question everything around him.
A far off place ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Two strangers must find strength and courage while crossing a dangerous African desert.
Topkapi ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Sophisticated thieves attempt to steal a jewel-encrusted dagger from a museum with an impregnable security system.
Heidi ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
The classic story of a young poor orphan girl abandoned by her aunt and banished to live with her isolated old grandfather high in the Swiss Alps.
The man in the glass booth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Millionaire Jewish entrepreneur Arthur Goldman (Schell) rules a financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse. He is given to passionate and capricious ravings on a variety of subjects. His growing paranoia, dismissed by those close to him, is confirmed when he is kidnapped by Israeli agents and brought to trial in Israel for crimes against humanity. Is he Arthur Goldman or is he Adolph Dorf, former SS colonel who headed a Nazi concentration camp? As the trial progresses, the question becomes more confusing.
The freshman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
A naive student freshly arrived in New York City accepts a delivery job involving a shady businessman and a large lizard, eventually running afoul of an eccentric chef and the FBI.
The black hole ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Scientists are all aboard an Earth discovery vessel on a fruitless search for life in space when they encounter a lost spaceship perched on the event horizon of the universe's most powerful phenomenon, a black hole.
The brothers Bloom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Stephen and Bloom are brothers who have been con artists since they were kids. Stephen is the mastermind, while Bloom is the main character of Stephen's stories. As adults, they travel the world and never enlist the same people twice in their cons, except for their consistent sidekick, the mysterious and primarily silent Bang Bang, a Japanese woman who just appeared in their lives one day and happens to have a penchant for blowing things up. As Bloom hits his mid-thirties, he wants to quit the business. Stephen talks him into one last con. The mark is the eccentric, lonely but beautiful New Jersey heiress, Penelope Stamp. As the brothers go through their final con on Penelope, three main problems may occur to thwart the plan. First, the brothers' former mentor and now arch enemy, Diamond Dog, may exact his long awaited revenge; second, Penelope may end up being more unpredictable than all their former marks; and third, Bloom, who has let love slip by in his life, may fall for Penelope. But through the process, no one ever really knows who is conning whom.
The Young Lions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
The story of World War II from the American and the German perspectives.
Miss Rose White ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
She fled Poland with her father before Hitler's invasion ... her mother and older sister weren't as lucky. Fifteen years later, Rayzel Weiss is Rose White-- a career girl with her own apartment and a promising future at the largest department store in Manhattan. Beautiful, successful and happy, she keeps her family's tragic past in a scrapbook hidden in her closet ... until news comes that her long-lost sister somehow survived the ravages of World War II and is on her way to America. But when Lusia arrives, the reunion is haunted by memories of her struggle to survive ... and an unspoken, unforgivable secret she shares with her father. As Rose struggles to balance her obligation to her sister with her dreams for the future, she is forced to confront the truth about her life and her family ... and the past that she's managed to forget.
The brothers Bloom Les freres Bloom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Stephen and Bloom are brothers who have been con artists since they were kids. Stephen is the mastermind, while Bloom is the main character of Stephen's stories. As adults, they travel the world and never enlist the same people twice in their cons, except for their consistent sidekick, the mysterious and primarily silent Bang Bang, a Japanese woman who just appeared in their lives one day and happens to have a penchant for blowing things up. As Bloom hits his mid-thirties, he wants to quit the business. Stephen talks him into one last con. The mark is the eccentric, lonely but beautiful New Jersey heiress, Penelope Stamp. As the brothers go through their final con on Penelope, three main problems may occur to thwart the plan. First, the brothers' former mentor and now arch enemy, Diamond Dog, may exact his long awaited revenge; second, Penelope may end up being more unpredictable than all their former marks; and third, Bloom, who has let love slip by in his life, may fall for Penelope. But through the process, no one ever really knows who is conning who.
The song of the lark ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
A young woman escapes from rural Colorado to become a world-famous opera singer in Willa Cather's powerful tale of an artist's self-discovery. Based in part on Cather's own experiences growing up on the frontier, the story tells how Thea Kronborg develops a passion for music and seeks fulfillment beyond her stifling hometown.
Cross of iron ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide
A battle-hardened German sergeant tries to hold his platoon together on the Russian front during WWII. Not only must he try to hold his platoon together, but he must deal with his commander, a glory seeker, who wants to be awarded Germany's highest medal of honor, the "Cross of Iron."
A bridge too far ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
In September 1944, flush with success after the Normandy Invasion, the Allies launched Operation Market Garden, a wild scheme intended to put an early end to World War II by invading Germany and smashing the Reich's war plants.
Abraham--(Biblical patriarch) Action and adventure films Arnhem, Battle of (Netherlands : 1944) Atrocities Biographical films Biography Black holes (Astronomy) Brothers Children's films Comedy films Comets--Collisions with Earth Crime films Drama Enemies Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Germany Germany--Nuremberg Heiresses Historical films Indictments Interviews Israel Jews Joan,--of Arc, Saint,--1412-1431 Juvenile works Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Melodramas (Motion pictures) Netherlands--Arnhem New Jersey Nuremberg War Crime Trials (Germany : 1946-1949) Orphans Romantic comedy films Ryan, Cornelius Shaw, Robert,--1927-1978 Swindlers and swindling Television mini-series Trials (Crimes against humanity) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War crime trials War films Women saints World War (1939-1945)
Multiple languages (16)
No Linguistic content (10)
Greek, Modern (1)