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Schell, Maximilian

Works: 477 works in 1,453 publications in 9 languages and 21,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Biographical films  Legal films  History  Children's films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Author, Editor, Creator, Translator, Other, Scenarist, fmd, Contributor, Costume designer, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Maximilian Schell
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Most widely held works by Maximilian Schell
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,340 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 )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Deep impact by Mimi Leder( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,145 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
Joan of Arc by Christian Duguay( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to a peasant family, young Joan hears the voices of saints telling her to unite her beseiged nation. At seventeen, she leads one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
The brothers Bloom by Rian Johnson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,099 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
The chosen by Brian Woods( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 838 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'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
The black hole by Jeb Rosebrook( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 722 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
Abraham by BBC Wales( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Old-Testament, tells the story of Abraham, who is asked by God to sacrifice his son
Topkapi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

45 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophisticated thieves attempt to steal a jewel-encrusted dagger from a museum with an impregnable security system
The man in the glass booth( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 676 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
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is briefly involved in the 1930's struggle against Fascism when she agrees to smuggle money to an old friend
A far off place by Walt Disney/Amblin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 574 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 )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 572 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 freshman by Andrew Bergman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 547 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 Young Lions by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and German and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of World War II from the American and the German perspectives
John Carpenter's Vampires by John Carpenter( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 528 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
The Odessa file by Jon Voight( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 524 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
Heidi by Delbert Mann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and German and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swiss orphan must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
Marlene by Maximilian Schell( Visual )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly acclaimed portrait of the aging screen legend forged by Schell from film clips and uncooperative interviews with Dietrich who refused to come out of seclusion to be filmed
Meine Schwester Maria = My sister Maria by Maximilian Schell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in German and English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Schell enjoyed an unparalleled career for a German speaking actress. Her's was an acting career with over seventy feature films, alongside legends like Oskar Werner, Gary Cooper and more
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A Streetcar Named Desire
Alternative Names
Maksimilians Šells Austrijas un Šveices aktieris

Maksimilijan Šel

Maksimillian Şell

Maximilian Schell acteur autrichien

Maximilian Schell acteur uit Zwitserland (1930-2014)

Maximilian Schell aktor austriacki

Maximilian Schell attore austriaco

Maximilian Schell Austrian-Swiss film and stage actor

Maximilian Schell Austriano-Suiso nga aktor ti pelikula ken entablado

Maximilian Schell österreichischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Produzent

Maximilian Schell osztrák filmrendező

Maximilian Schell Rakouský filmový producent, herec a režisér

Maximilianus Schell

Μαξιμίλιαν Σελλ

Максимилиан Шел

Максимилиан Шелл австрийский актёр

Максимилијан Шел

Максиміліан Шелл

Максіміліян Шэл

Шелл, Максимилиан

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מקסימיליאן של

ماكسيمليان شيل

ماكسيميليان شيل

ماکسیمیلیان شل

मैक्सीमिलियन शेल

ম্যাক্সিমিলিয়ান শেল Academy Award-winning Austrian actor

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A bridge too farDeep impactJoan of ArcThe black holeTopkapiThe Odessa file