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Schell, Maximilian

Works: 498 works in 1,232 publications in 8 languages and 20,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Historical films  Children's films  Legal films  Romantic comedy films  Crime films  Disaster films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Author, Creator, Translator, Editor, Scenarist, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member 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
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1944, flush with success after the Normandy Invasion, the Allies confidently 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. However, a combination of battlefield politics, faulty intelligence, bad luck and worse weather led to disaster
Joan of Arc by Michael Alexander Miller( Visual )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Joan of Arc, who at seventeen, led one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
The brothers Bloom by Rian Johnson( Visual )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member 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
Deep impact by Mimi Leder( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member 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 diverted before it reaches earth, each individual struggles in the face of extinction to find what most matters to him or her
The chosen by Jeremy Paul Kagan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 825 WorldCat member 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 is 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
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Visual )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member 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
Abraham by Warner Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Old-Testament, tells the story of Abraham, who is asked by God to sacrifice his son
The man in the glass booth( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member 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 black hole by Jeb Rosebrook( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 689 WorldCat member 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
Topkapi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

40 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophisticated thieves attempt to steal a jewel-encrusted dagger from a museum with an impregnable security system
A far off place( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy, a girl, a bushman, and a dog wander across the desert in order to escape elephant poachers who want them dead
Cross of iron by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and French and held by 522 WorldCat member 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."
The Young Lions by Irwin Shaw( Visual )

7 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and German and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon Brando captures the contradictions and complexities of a decent man who becomes a Nazi officer. The film tells the story of World War II from both sides: the American, represented by Clift and Martin, and the German, made tragically vivid by Brando
The freshman by Andrew Bergman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 516 WorldCat member 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 Odessa file by Jon Voight( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, in Hamburg, Germany, a diary falls into the hands of freelance newspaperman Peter Miller. The diary documents the unspeakable crimes perpetrated by SS Captain Eduard Roschmann, commandant of the notorious wartime deathcamp at Riga, Latvia. Miller's personal manhunt to track down Roschmann leads him into the very heart of ODESSA, a powerful secret organization formed by the SS to protect and re-establish its fugitive members throughout the world
Marlene by Maximilian Schell( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film portrait of actress Marlene Dietrich
Song of the lark( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1890s Colorado, young Thea escapes the narrow confines of her world to become a world-famous opera singer, defining herself in a man's world
Miss Rose White by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member 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
John Carpenter's Vampires by John Carpenter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Crow is the leader of a team of mercenary vampire slayers dedicated to doing everything humanly possible to prevent Valek, the leader of the undead, from discovering the Berziers Cross, the only thing that can grant all vampires the omnipotent power to walk in the daylight
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Judgment at Nuremberg
Alternative Names
Maksimilians Šells Austrijas un Šveices aktieris

Maksimilijan Šel

Maksimillian Şell

Maximilian Schell acteur autrichien

Maximilian Schell aktor austriacki

Maximilian Schell attore austriaco

Maximilian Schell Austrian-Swiss film and stage actor

Maximilian Schell osztrk filmrendező

Maximilian Schell Rakousk filmov producent, herec a režisr

Maximilianus Schell

Μαξιμίλιαν Σελλ

Максимилиан Шел

Максимилијан Шел

Максиміліан Шелл

Максіміліян Шэл

Шелл, Максимилиан

Մաքսիմիլիան Շելլ

מקסימיליאן של

ماكسيمليان شيل

ماكسيميليان شيل

ماکسیمیلیان شل

मैक्सीमिलियन शेल

ম্যাক্সিমিলিয়ান শেল Academy Award-winning Austrian actor

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A bridge too farJoan of ArcDeep impactThe black holeTopkapiThe Odessa fileMiss Rose White