WorldCat Identities

Oury, Gérard

Overview
Works: 231 works in 588 publications in 3 languages and 1,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Slapstick comedy films  War films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Author of dialog, Actor, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Collector, Composer, Honoree, Narrator, Recording engineer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Gérard Oury, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gérard Oury
 
Most widely held works by Gérard Oury
Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob The mad adventures of Rabbi Jacob ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A racist, anti-Semitic French businessman is forced to disguise himself as a Hasidic rabbi. Hilarity ensues
La grande vadrouille by Gérard Oury ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II three members of a British bomber crew bale out over Paris and make a frantic escape to the free zone by means of various wild disguises and help from the French people they encounter
The brain Le cerveau ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A special train has been assigned to channel secret NATO funds from Paris to Brussels. On the French side of the channel, Arthur, a resourceful small-time crook and his pal Anatole plan to hijack the train. On the English side of the channel, Brian, a brilliant super criminal, is waiting to do the same thing. But, standing in everyone's way is Scanapicco, a gangster who wants 'the Brain' dead for more than one reason
La folie des grandeurs by Gérard Oury ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saluste is a nobleman in 16th century Spain, who has been exiled from court and sent to collect taxes in the countryside. Blaze is his assistant, who manages to help the overtaxed peasants behind his boss's back. When Saluste decides to resume meddling in the monarch's affairs using Blaze as his henchman, his schemes backfire
Le corniaud by Gérard Oury ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antoine, an ordinary Parisian businessman, is about to leave for Italy on vacation when his little car is reduced to rubble by the luxurious sedan of the annoyed Saroyan, director of an large import-export firm. Saroyan also happens to be a mobster who sees in Antoine a possible drug runner, offering him a flight to Italy with a return trip in a Cadillac belonging to "friends." Matters become complicated when a rival gang begins to pursue Antoine
Brigitte Bardot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naughty girl: A sexy teenager moves in with the entertainer at her father's nightclub
Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A racist, anti-Semitic French businessman is forced to disguise himself as a Hasidic rabbi. Hilarity ensues
La folie des grandeurs Delusions of grandeur ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wacky Yves Montand is getting wacked by Louis de Funès, as they con the queen, con the court and con each other"--Container
Mémoires d'éléphant by Gérard Oury ( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'as des as by Gérard Oury ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French boxer Jo Cavalier is charmed on the train to Berlin for the Olympics by a little boy who asks for his autograph. When it turns out his adorable young fan is a Jewish orphan in danger of persecution, he risks his one shot at Olympic glory to save Simon and his family, helped only by a German officer-gentleman who became his friend in World War I
Le cerveau by Gérard Oury ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Arthur et Anatole, deux truands parisiens de petite envergure, projettent d'attaquer le train Paris-Bruxelles transportant les fonds secrets de l'OTAN. Mais ils ne sont pas seuls à avoir eu cette idée. Le "Cerveau", auteur du fameux hold-up du train postal Glasgow-Londres, est également sur le coup
Le corniaud The Sucker by Gérard Oury ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the luxury car of Mr. Saroyan, an import-export businessman, crashes into his, Antoine Maréchal is offered, as compensation, an all-expenses-paid trip to Naples in a Cadillac. Maréchal accepts eagerly, never dreaming what he is transporting
Antoine et Antoinette by Jacques Becker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about working class life in postwar France. Antoine and his beautiful wife Antoinette lead a passionate but querulous life together. She is a flirt and he is a jealous hothead. To make things worse, Antoine loses a winning lottery ticket that looked like the key to a better life
Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury ( Book )
3 editions published in 1973 in French and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ma grande vadrouille by Gérard Oury ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sous forme d'abécédaire autobiographique, une galerie de portraits, une série d'anecdotes, de gags, de bons mots, un vagabondage drolatique où le cinéaste auteur de Rabbi Jacob, Le Corniaud, L'As des as ou La Grande vadrouille n'oublie pas qu'il est poli d'être gai
La Grande vadrouille by Gérard Oury ( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le dos au mur by Édouard Molinaro ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacques Decret, a rich industrialist, finds out that his wife Gloria is cheating on him with a young actor. To get even, he harrasses her with anonymous letters and convinces her of the guilt of her lover. Distressed, Gloria accidentally kills the young man. Jacques buries the body in a construction wall--case closed. But one night the whole plot becomes clear to Gloria
The Brain ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dapper robbing hood colonel Matthew, aka the Brain, masterminds a scheme to heist a Paris-to-Brussels railcar loaded with cash in this playful caper."--Container
Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob The mad adventures of Rabbi Jacob ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his way to his daughter's wedding, Victor Pivert, a French industrialist, stumbles into a series of unbelievable adventures which cure him of his racial prejudices
Garou-Garou, le passe-muraille by Jean Boyer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Léon Dutilleul, a minor civil servant exploited by both his professional and personal acquaintances, suddenly realizes that he can walk through walls. He uses his power to get even with his exploiters. Then he falls in love with Susan, a pretty hotel thief. In order to impress her he poses as Garou-Garou, a dangerous gangster. Mistaken for him, Léon is arrested and sent to jail, but he leaves and returns to his cell at will, infuriating the prison warden
 
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Alternative Names
Houry, Max 1919-2006
Houry Tannenbaum, Max-Gérard
Houry Tannenbaum, Max-Gérard 1919-2006
Oury, Gerard.
Tannenbaum Max Gérard 1919-2006
Tannenbaum, Max-Gérard Houry
Languages
French (228)
English (6)
German (3)