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Brasseur, Pierre 1905-1972

Works: 356 works in 896 publications in 5 languages and 6,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Horror films  Mad scientist films  Romance films  Crime films  Film noir  Anthology films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Secretary, Scenarist, Singer, Other, Lyricist, Costume designer, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Pierre Brasseur
Most widely held works by Pierre Brasseur
Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carné( Visual )

93 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the popular theatre and underworld of 19th century Paris, the story intertwines the fates of four men who all love one woman: the beautiful and sophisticated actress Garance, whose emancipated and independent spirit belies the time in which she lives
Les yeux sans visage = Eyes without a face by Georges Franju( Visual )

41 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plastic surgeon, holed up in a Paris mansion, is obsessively slicing off the faces of kidnapped women and grafting the flayed skin onto the rotting countenance of his beloved young daughter, disfigured in an automobile accident
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in French and English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish soldier is assigned the task of disarming a bomb in a small French town at the close of World War I. The townspeople have deserted the town leaving behind the inmates of the local insane asylum who embrace the soldier as their king
Le quai des brumes = Port of shadows by Marcel Carné( Visual )

25 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in French and English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deserter from the French military drifts into a small town, where he falls for a troubled young woman
Le plaisir by Max Ophuls( Visual )

9 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in French and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging man hides behind a mask to meet ladies, a madame takes her girls to a communion, and a painter falls for his model in these stories of life, love, pleasure, and death
King of hearts = Le roi de coeur by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the French countryside during WWI, a Scottish soldier is sent to a village on a suicide mission to dismantle German explosives. The local mental patient are the only residents and they welcome the soldier and crown him their King of Hearts
Lumiere d'été by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provencal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker
La loi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illicit passions pervade a small Italian seaside village, where men gather nightly in the local tavern for the "game of the law." Marietta, a beautiful young servant woman, is lusted after by many of these men, but only has eyes for a handsome young engineer. Unfortunately, he is broke so Marietta decides to steal a dowry. In so doing she exposes the town's rampant corruption and faces the wrath of the players of "The Law."
La chamade = Heartbeat by Alain Cavalier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young woman who is a wealthy man's mistress and a poor man's lover
La vie de chateau by J.-P Rappeneau( Visual )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in French and German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is an idyllic summer in Normandy just before the D-Day landings. In a ramshackle chateau live a vindictive old woman with her worldweary son and his ravishing but bored young wife. A Free French officer and a local Nazi both fall in love with her and an intriguing and hilarious rivalry for her affections ensues between the three men
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
Les yeux sans visage by Georges Franju( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad scientist tries to restore his daughter's face by grafting skin from young women he murders
La Guerre de mines by Pierre Brasseur( Book )

9 editions published in 1939 in French and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bell' Antonio by Mauro Bolognini( Visual )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young husband who is loudly reputed to be the most virile and triumphant lady-killer in his upper social set in Sicily is strangely unable to be a husband to his beautiful and innocent young wife and thus is unable to provide her with a demanded child. This delicate personal embarrassment, which, of course is not suspected or exposed until the evidently happy young people have been married for a year or so, presents the major crisis in the drama only after an entertaining lot of elaborate and detailed observation of human nature and marriage customs in Sicily
Les portes de la nuit by Marcel Carné( Visual )

27 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the events of a single night in a dingy section of northern Paris in 1945, portraying the malaise of a city recovering from the German occupation. Tells the stories of a street musician, an informer, and a member of French underground who has been having an affair with a wealthy married woman
Goto, l'île d'amour( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surreal fairy tale that takes place on the island of Goto, where a prisoner saved from execution desires the ruler's wife and his throne
Kinder des Olymp by Marcel Carné( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris im 19. Jahrhundert. Im Milieu der Diebe, Gaukler und Komödianten begegnen sich die schöne Garance, der Pantomime Debureau, der Schauspieler Frederic und der anarchistische Gauner Lacenaire. Garance verlässt Lacenaire und wendet sich dem träumerisch-poetischen Baptiste zu. In diesen ist aber auch Baptistes Kollegin Nathalie heimlich verliebt. Baptiste wird sehr schnell von dem selbstbewussten Frdric verdrängt. Schließlich verlieren beide Garance, die den Grafen de Monteray heiratet. Jahre später Inzwischen sind Baptiste und Frdric berühmt geworden und Baptiste ist verheiratet. Die Liebe holt beide wieder ein. Doch während Frdric sich schnell mit einer anderen tröstet, verlässt Baptiste wegen Garance Frau und Kind. Auch Lacenaire taucht wieder auf... (Quelle: Umschlag)
Ma vie en vrac by Pierre Brasseur( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in French and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'enfant du dimanche ; comédie en 1 prologue et 2 actes by Pierre Brasseur( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical Treatise on the Settling of Evidence for Trials at Nisi Prius; and on the Preparing and Arranging the Necessary Proofs( )

1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Les yeux sans visage = Eyes without a face
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Brasseur, Pierre

Espinasse Pierre 1905-1972

Espinasse, Pierre-Albert 1905-1972

Pierre Brasseur 1905-1972 French actor

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Pierre Brasseur französischer Schauspieler (1905-1972)

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Le roi de coeur = King of heartsKing of hearts = Le roi de coeur