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Vanel, Charles 1892-1989

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Most widely held works by Charles Vanel
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,994 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 = The devils by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

48 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in French and English and held by 1,443 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
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

93 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yves Montand stars as one of four greedy drifters stranded in a squalid South American town where a U.S.oil company calls the shots. For $2000 each, they'll risk their lives driving two truckloads of nitroglycerine 300 miles over treacherous roads
La mort en ce jardin = Death in the garden by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rarely seen Luis Bunuel effort mixes "Wages of Fear"--Styled thrills with the director's darkly satiric outlook on religion and human nature. After fleeing a diamond field in the Amazon, a group of misfits comes to depend on each other for survival in the jungle. The discovery of a crashed airplane sends them back to their greedy, violent ways
Les croix de bois = Wooden crosses by Raymond Bernard( Visual )

17 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 239 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
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living on the French Riviera, John Robie is a retired jewel thief who was once known as 'The Cat.' He catches the eye of Frances Stevens who is a pampered, vacationing heiress. But when a new rash of gem thefts occurs amongst the luxury hotels of the spectacular French playground, it appears that 'The Cat' is on the prowl once again. Robie might be reformed, but is he deviously using Frances to gain access to the tempting collection of fabulous jewelry belonging to her mother?
Les misérables by Raymond Bernard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 232 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
Le ciel est à vous by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 138 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
Le Salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of courage and cowardice in the face of almost insurmountable odds. After establishing the characters of the protagonists in a long prologue, director Clouzot follows them as they transport a cargo of nitroglycerin over a primitive mountain road to a conclusion of high suspense and final irony
Raymond Bernard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 113 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
Les Miserables( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in French and held by 111 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
Jean Grémillon during the occupation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 70 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
La salaire de la peur = Wages of fear( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small, isolated, hot and dusty Central American village, there's only one thing to do: dream of getting out. An opportunity for escape presents itself, but only to those with nerves of steel. An American oil company has offered to pay big money to get two trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over to a well fire. The catch is that the unpaved terrain contains enough bumps and crags to make the unstable material explode, instantly killing the driver. Nonetheless, the company has many applicants hungry for work, and a quartet of the coolest are chosen. But even these stalwart men will discover that fear of their deadly payload can ignite even the most frozen emotions
Death in the garden by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 58 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
Lohn der Angst( Visual )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getsrandete Existenzen in Las Pietras in Venezuela, einer trostlosen Stadt am "Ende der Welt". Doch eines Tages gibt es eine Chance: Eine Ölquelle, 500km entfernt, ist in Brand geraten. Es gibt nur eine Möglichkeit, das Feuer zu löschen, nämlich eine Ladung Nitroglyzerin zu zünden. Dazu muss die explosive Ladung auf behelfsmässig hergerichteten Lastwagen zum Brandort gefahren werden. Ein Himmelfahrts-kommando durch unwegsames und völlig ungesichertes Gelände. Vier Männer gehen gegen eine Höchstbezahlung von 2000 Dollar das Risiko ein und wagen die gefährliche Fahrt, auf der jede Unebenheit die Ladung zur Explosion bringen kann... Eine Höllenfahrt, die einem den kalten Schweiss der Todesangst üner den Rücken jagt
Tre fratelli = Three brothers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Italian and held by 54 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
Diabolique( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in French and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian boarding school's headmaster is murdered by his wife and mistress
La vérité by Henri-Georges Clouzot( Visual )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 45 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"
La maison du mystère = The house of mystery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This French serial film "centers around Julien Villandrit and his star-crossed courtship to Régine de Bettigny, that inspires bitterness and jealously in Henri Corradin, Julien's long-time associate and secret rival in love." -- container
Galanteries des rois de France : depuis le commencement de la monarchie by Charles Vanel( Book )

2 editions published in 1738 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Les Diaboliques = The devils
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Charles Vanel attore francese

Charles Vanel francia színész

Charles Vanel francuski aktor

Charles Vanel Frans acteur

Charles Vanel französischer 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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Les Diaboliques = The devils