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Vanel, Charles 1892-1989

Overview
Works: 269 works in 646 publications in 6 languages and 6,747 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  Crime films  Horror films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Narrator, Film editor, Costume designer, Other, Director, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Charles Vanel
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,337 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,175 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
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 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances, he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape. In a spine-tingling climax, the real criminal is exposed
Les Diaboliques The devils by H.-G Clouzot ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in French and English and held by 914 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
Diabolique ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in French and English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Parisian boarding school's headmaster is murdered by his wife and mistress
Les misérables by Raymond Bernard ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 224 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
La mort en ce jardin by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 217 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
Les croix de bois by Raymond Bernard ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in French and held by 217 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
Le ciel est à vous by Jean Grémillon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 127 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 110 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
Galanteries des rois de France depuis le commencement de la monarchie by Charles Vanel ( )
6 editions published between 1731 and 1753 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lohn der Angst ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ohne einen Pfennig in der Tasche, warten ein Haufen Abenteurer, Gangster und Nichtstuer in einem gottverlassenen Nest in Südamerika auf eine Chance, diesem Elend zu entkommen. Die feurige Fackel einer brennenden Ölquelle, hunderte von Kilometern entfernt, bietet für vier von ihnen diese Chance. Gegen Höchstbezahlung sollen sie hochexplosives Nitroglyzerin zum Brandort fahren. Eine mörderische Chance, eine Chance gleich Null, doch die vier setzen auf dies Himmelfahrtskommando. Eine atemberaubende Fahrt mit einfachen Lastwagen beginnt, durch unwegsames Gelände, völlig ungesichert. Da, eine Explosion, Endstation für zwei. Entsetzen lähmt die beiden anderen, doch weiter gehts, der Freiheit entgegen oder dem Tod - ein Weg durch die Hölle
Tre fratelli Three brothers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in Italian and held by 64 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
Jean Grémillon during the occupation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though little known outside of France, Jean Grémillon was a consummate filmmaker from his country's golden age. This set showcases three of his richest films, which were made during the German occupation of France. These character-driven dramas are humane, entertaining, and technically brilliant, and prove Grémillon to be one of cinema's true hidden masters
Wages of fear by H.-G Clouzot ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The manager of a Central American oil field offers big money to drivers who will take 2 loads of nitroglycerine over a tortuous mountain road to put out an oil well fire
La mort en ce jardin un film de Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 40 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
Die Millionen eines Gehetzten ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le grand jeu by Jacques Feyder ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and held by 33 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
La vérité by H.-G Clouzot ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dominique Marceau, une jeune fille provoquante, est accusée du meutre de son ancien amant Gilbert Tellier. Au cours du procès, l'histoire de sa relation avec la victime est reconstituée
Death in the garden ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the midst of revolution in a South American mining outpost, a disparate group of people flee into the jungle, surviving while stripped of the facades of their normal lives
 
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