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Vanel, Charles 1892-1989

Overview
Works: 257 works in 603 publications in 6 languages and 6,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Crime films  Horror films  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Collaborator, Narrator, Film editor, Director, Translator, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Charles Vanel
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,047 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?
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 872 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
Les Diaboliques The devils by H.-G Clouzot ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in French and English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspense classic that influenced Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. A sadistic headmaster of a boarding school is murdered by his wife and mistress. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared
Diabolique ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in French and English and held by 662 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
Le salaire de la peur Wages of fear ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in French and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama of courage, cowardice and failure set in South America. Four desperate men attempt to transport two truck-loads of nitro-glycerine 300 miles to the site of an oil well fire
Les croix de bois by Raymond Bernard ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in French and held by 219 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
Les misérables ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 216 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 )
12 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 212 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 Grémillon ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 120 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 108 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 ( )
7 editions published between 1694 and 1753 in French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lohn der Angst ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 71 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 68 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 55 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 )
18 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in French and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of courage and cowardice in the face of almost insurmountable odds. A team of men volunteer to transport volatile nitroglycerine over 200 miles of rugged, twisting terrain through a South American jungle to help bring an oil fire under control
La mort en ce jardin un film de Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 41 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 )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and held by 39 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
Die Millionen eines Gehetzten ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death in the garden ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 26 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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