WorldCat Identities

Vanel, Charles 1892-1989

Overview
Works: 309 works in 737 publications in 6 languages and 7,029 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Contributor, Narrator, Film editor, Translator, Director, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Charles Vanel
 
Most widely held works by Charles Vanel
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

65 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique
Les Diaboliques The devils by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

39 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in French and English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tyrannical headmaster at the DeLasalle School for boys drives his wife and mistress into a strange alliance. Fed up with his brutality, they conspire to murder him and deposit his corpse in the school swimming pool. When the pool is drained several days later, they find that the body has disappeared
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and French and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman falls in love with a reformed jewel thief, but suspects he's active again when a series of jewel heists occur
Les Diaboliques by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in French and English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense classic that influenced the 1960 movie, Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock. Tells the story of a sadistic headmaster of a Parisian boarding school who is murdered by his wife and mistress, whom he has mistreated. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared. Then come reports of sightings, terrifying his killers
Les misérables by Raymond Bernard( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jean Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector, Javert, who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean
Les croix de bois by Raymond Bernard( Visual )

12 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of an anti-war novel that follows a French regiment in World War I as it trudges from patriotism to disillusionment
La mort en ce jardin by Luis Buuel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid a revolution in a South American mining outpost, a band of fugitives are forced to flee for their lives into the jungle. Starving, exhausted, and stripped of their old identities, they wander desperately, lured by one deceptive promise of salvation after another
Le ciel est à vous by Jean Grmillon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a mechanic and former fighter pilot falls in love with the idea of flying herself. This soon becomes an obsession, and she undertakes a lofty feat: the longest solo flight ever made by a woman
Raymond Bernard( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wooden crosses: Film adaptation of an anti-war novel that follows a French regiment in World War I as it trudges from patriotism to disillusionment
Lohn der Angst( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Piedras, ein gottverlassenes, heies Nest irgendwo in Lateinamerika. Hier wartet eine Handvoll gestrandeter europäischer Abenteurer und Glücks- ritter auf die Chance, der Misere zu entkommen. Als die Ölquelle einer amerikanischen Gesellschaft in Brand gerät, scheint für die Abenteurer endlich die Gelegenheit gekommen, viel Geld zu verdienen. Ihr Wortführer Mario, der alte Jo, der blonde, selbstbewute Bimba und der lungenkranke Italiener Luigi sollen zwei Lastwagen voll mit hochexplosivem Nitroglycerin durch unwegsames Gelände an die Brandstelle bringen. Ein todsicheres Himmel- fahrtskommandeo, bei dem jeden 2000 Dollar winkt, wenn er überlebt. Die Tour entpuppt sich in jeder Hinsicht als explosiv
Jean Grémillon during the occupation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lumière d'été. A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provençal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker
The wages of fear by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

24 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in French and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tense drama of courage, cowardice and failure set in South America as four desperate men attempt to transport two truck-loads of nitroglycerine three hundred miles to the site of an oil well fire
Tre fratelli Three brothers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due to the death of their mother, three brothers return to the village of their childhood. They find a common ground in their separate daily lives in various parts of Italy
La mort en ce jardin un film de Luis Buñuel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clark, an adventurer, arrives in a remote Amazonian village just as the diamond mines are nationalized. A riot ensues. Clark flees on an old river barge. His fellow travelers include an elderly prospector with his deaf/mute daughter, a French prostitute, and a missionary. Clark soon installs himself as leader of the group and forces them to take cover deeper and deeper into the 'Garden'--the Rain Forest where death meets all but the insects, reptiles, and carnivores who call it home"--Case for container
Le grand jeu by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When scandalous Parisian playboy Pierre Martel is forced by his family to leave France and his adored lover Florence, he begins a new life in the Foreign Legion as Pierre Muller. Drowning his regrets in camaraderie, whores and hell-raising, he is astonished at meeting Irma, a prostitute with an uncanny resemblance to his beloved, and begins a fitful scheme to allow her escape
Die Millionen eines Gehetzten( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vérité by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé figurant sur la jaquette : "Une jeune femme aux moeurs légères (Brigitte Bardot) est accusée d'avoir assassiné son amant (Sami Frey). Le procureur général retrace la vie dissolue de la jeune femme et la dépeint comme un monstre de perversité. Au fil des plaidoiries, Brigitte Bardot dans un rôle dramatique sent son destin lui échapper, bien loin de "la vérité"
Les Miserables( Visual )

2 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed by film critics around the world as the greatest screen adapation of Victor Hugo's mammoth nineteenth-century novel, Raymond Bernard's dazzling, nearly five-hour Les misérables is a breathtaking tour de force, unfolding with the depth and detail of its source. Featuring stunning art direction and cinematography and unforgettable performances by the exquisite Harry Baur (who died tragically during World War II), as Jean Valjean, and the legendary Charles Vanel, as Inspector Javert, Les misérables is one of the triumphs of French filmmaking
Monsieur Vanel : un siècle de souvenirs, un an d'entretiens by Jacqueline Cartier( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Les Diaboliques The devils
Alternative Names
Charles Vanel attore francese

Charles Vanel francuski aktor

Charles Vanel Frans acteur

Charles Vanel franzsischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Charles Vanel French film director

Vanel, Charles

Vanel, Marie-Charles 1892-1989

Шарль Ванель

چارلز وانل بازیگر و کارگردان فرانسوی

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Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief