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Trauner, Alexandre 1906-1993

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Most widely held works by Alexandre Trauner
Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carné( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2002 in French and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 'theatre street' of Paris in the 1840's, a mime falls in love with the elusive Garance, but her problems with other men keep them apart [c.f. Halliwell's Film Guide]
Kiss me, stupid by Billy Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two would-be songwriters hijack Dino as he passes through their town. Their attempts to charm him into listening to their songs encounter a problem when one man's wife is the head of Martin's fan club. A substitute is hired to claim his attentions. Things do not exactly work out as planned
Zouzou by Marc Allégret( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2018 in French and English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star walks out on her sugardaddy producer for true love, and a talented Cinderella takes her place, saves the show and is hailed as a new sensation opening night
Love in the afternoon by Billy Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Paris, le détective privé Claude Chavasse est spécialisé dans les affaires d'adultère. Sa fille, Ariane, est fascinée par son travail et plus particulièrement par le cas du playboy Frank Flannagan. Lorsqu'Ariane surprend un client de son père menaçant de tuer Flannagan, elle court prévenir ce dernier du danger qui l'attend. Quand le client jaloux débarque à l'hôtel, il trouve le millionnaire en compagnie d'Ariane et non de sa femme infidèle. Intrigué, Flannagan organise un rendez-vous avec elle le lendemain après-midi... (Source : jaquette)
Du rififi chez les hommes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other
Hôtel du nord by Marcel Carné( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : dans un petit hôtel sur le canal Saint Martin, chaque chambre a son histoire : un jeune couple d'amoureux aspire au suicide, une fille vit de ses charmes, son ami a livré des acolytes à la police ; certains couples sont mal assortis et puis surtout, il y a Arletty et Louis Jouvet qui voudraient changer d'"atmosphère"
En effeuillant la [marguerite] = Plucking the daisy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ultra-respectable General Dumont discovers that his nubile daughter Agnes is "A.D.", author of a scandalous under-the-counter novel, he wants her shipped to a convent; but she escapes to Paris, planning to live with her brother, ostensibly a rich artist but really a poor guide in the Balzac Museum. This misunderstanding gets both in serious trouble, and puts Agnes in immediate need of money--just the amount offered as grand prize in an amateur striptease contest, which her new boyfriend, reporter Daniel, is covering for his magazine
The apartment by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How far will a man go to climb the corporate ladder? C.C. 'Bud' Baxter, a lowly insurance clerk, has a trump card: his apartment. He "loans" it out to married company executives for secret trysts. In return, he's well looked after, although he does grapple with his conscience. One day he asks out one of the elevator girls, Miss Kubelik, but she stands him up because of a crisis in her relationship with the big boss, Mr. Sheldrake. On Christmas Eve, Miss Kubelik realizes she is only the most recent in a long line of girls, with possibly disastrous consequences. Bud intervenes, which may give each of them a chance to be more than another faceless employee in a heartless corporation
Les visiteurs du soir by Marcel Carné( Visual )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in French and German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A la fin du 15ème siècle, Gilles et Dominique, deux ménestrels venus de nulle part, arrivent au château du baron Hugues. Très vite, Gilles séduit Anne, la fille du baron, alors que Dominique séduit à la fois Hugues et le fiancé d'Anne. Mais leurs sentiments sont-ils véritables ? Gilles et Dominique sont des envoyés du Diable. Et si leurs amours se révèlent effectivement sincères, ils devront alors affronter leur employeur, soit le Diable en personne..." [Source: jaquette]
Alexandre Trauner : décors de cinéma : entretiens avec Jean-Pierre Berthomé by Alexandre Trauner( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carné( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nella Parigi del secolo scorso il grande e travagliato amore del mimo Baptist e per la cortigiana Garance, contesa da altri tre uomini. (Mereghetti)
Le jour se lève = Daybreak by Marcel Carné( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 1983 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worker who has killed a man waits in his apartment recalling a meeting with a young girl and an affair with another woman. The police have waited until dawn to lay siege, but the worker kills himself at daybreak
Fedora by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Fedora, grande star hollywoodienne désormais retirée en Europe, met fin à sa vie en se jetant sous un train. Lors de ses funérailles, le producteur Barry Detweiler se remémore sa dernière rencontre avec elle, deux semaines auparavant à Corfou. Il s'était alors rendu sur l'île dans l'espoir de convaincre la célèbre actrice de revenir sur le devant de la scène, en la faisant jouer dans une adaptation d'Anna Karénine. Mais Fedora, bien mystérieuse et difficile à atteindre, vivait recluse et sous la surveillance de la vieille comtesse Sobryanski, du docteur Vando et de ses domestiques."
Dans les rues de Dublin by Alexandre Trauner( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunion by Jerry Schatzberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in French and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nach fast 60 Jahren macht sich ein Amerikaner in Stuttgart auf die Suche nach einer verlorenen Freundschaft, die der Sohn jüdischer Eltern 1932 mit einem Aristokratensproß einging und die unter dem Druck der Verhältnisse zu zerbrechen schien. Der Freund von damals ist entgegen dem Anschein kein Nazi geworden, sondern Widerstandskämpfer. [...]" [film.dienst.de]
Hôtel du Nord : d'après le roman de Eugène Dabit.( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hôtel du Nord is a family-run hotel on the edge of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. As the family is celebrating a first communion, a young couple checks in, planning a double suicide. Only one shot is fired, and the man, Pierre, flees leaving his lover, Renée, to die in the room. But he leaves the gun behind and she survives. A series of convoluted affairs between hotel patrons and staff, as well as passion-fueled travels across France, ensue--all to end the story in perfect symmetry
Le jour se leve by Marcel Carné( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worker who has killed a man waits in his apartment recalling a meeting with a young girl and an affair with another woman. The police have waited until dawn to lay seige, but the worker kills himself at daybreak
Drôle de drame by Marcel Carné( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Simon stars as a writer of crime novels who gets his ideas from his daughter. His uneventful, bourgeois existence is disrupted when his cousin, a vicar, arrives unannounced. The novelist's wife is thrown into a panic because her servants have quit and she must assume the cooking duties. She refuses to entertain the visitor and hides in the kitchen. Simon explains that his wife is visiting friends but the vicar disbelieves the story and spreads the word that the writer has murdered his spouse. Scotland Yard arrives to investigate. (Does not circulate)
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1959. Dale Turner, saxophoniste dans la dèche, est engagé dans un club du quartier Saint-Germain; il est constamment surveillé par sa compagne, Buttercup, qui reçoit ses émoluments et l'empêche de boire. Francis, jeune Français fou du jazz, prend contact avec Turner et lie amitié avec lui. Bientôt, c'est Francis qui prend en charge la carrière du musicien, ce qui ne va pas sans lui créer des ennuis. Mais Turner, soutenu par ses amis recouvre sa dignité et se sent prêt à retourner jouer aux États-Unis
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jealousy in love is one of the most common of human emotions. In "Othello," Shakespeare combines this universal theme with perfectly structured scenes, a storyline that lingers in the memory, and a prime example of a tragic hero, Othello himself. The result is perhaps his greatest triumph as a stagedplay. When the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity, audiences around the world have been held spellbound
 
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Alternative Names
Alexandre Trauner

Alexandre Trauner Hongaars scenograaf (1906-1993)

Alexandre Trauner Hungarian art director

Alexandre Trauner scenografo ungherese

Alexandre Trauner ungarischer Szenenbildner

Alexandre Trauner Ungarsk scenograf (1906-1993)

Sándor Trauner

Trau 1906-1993

Trauner 1906-1993

Trauner, A. 1906-1993

Trauner, A. (Alexandre), 1906-1993

Trauner, Alex 1906-1993

Trauner, Alexander 1906-1993

Trauner, Alexandre

Trauner, Sándor 1906-1993

Trauner Sándor Magyar származású díszlettervező

Александр Траунер

Александр Тронер французький художник кіно

ألكسندر تراونر

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