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Hurdalek, Georg

Overview
Works: 61 works in 187 publications in 2 languages and 835 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Documentary films  War films  Musicals 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Performer, Director, Author of dialog, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Georg Hurdalek
Des Teufels General by Helmut Käutner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A terrific suspense thriller loosely based on the life of Ernst Udet, the highest scoring German ace to survive WWI. General Harras (Udet) ..., a talented Luftwaffe designer, has the technical expertise to develop newer and deadlier fighters and bombers ... His standing with the Nazi leadership is shaken when they begin to wonder whether the loss of his aircraft is due to poor design or ... could it be sabotage. Harras is a man of his time, yet a man of honor in a dishonorable Vaterland."
The sound of music by Robert Wise( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman, leaves the convent to become governess to the seven children of widowed Captain von Trapp. Maria and the captain marry, and as Nazism envelops Austria, the musically-talented family leaves the country to perform around the world
Town without pity( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four American GI's, stationed in Germany circa 1960, are accused of attacking a local teenage girl. An Army major is assigned to defend the soldiers. If he's going to prevent their death sentences, he will have to turn the spotlight on the victim who is already traumatized
Ludwig II - Glanz und Elend eines Königs by Helmut Käutner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in German and English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic, spectacular production portraying the life of Ludwig II (1845-1886), the Bavarian 'Fairytale King'. Ludwig turned away from politics at an early stage, instead indulging his passion for the arts. The film recounts his life from his ascent to the throne to his mysterious death in Lake Starnberg. It also describes Ludwig's friendship with Richard Wagner, follows his relationship with Elizabeth (Sissi), later Empress of Austria, and tells of his passion for building magnificent castles. Helmut Käutner portrays Ludwig as a lonely ruler who slowly falls prey to madness. The popular actor O.W. Fischer is perfectly cast in his role as the Bavarian king
Rosen für den Staatsanwalt by Wolfgang Staudte( Visual )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in West Germany in the late 1950s, deals with the encounter between a one-time Nazi military prosecutor, now an esteemed public prosecutor, and an easy-going hawker, formerly a private, whom he had sentenced to death during hostilities
Der Schinderhannes by Carl Zuckmayer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic telling of the story of Johann Bückler, known as Schinderhannes, leader of a band of robbers during the time of Napoleonic rule on the German Rhine, and of Jülchen, his beloved
Königliche Hoheit by Thomas Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American heiress raised in Europe falls in love with a stiff and dull, handsome but shy German prince. Their romance seems doomed when the prince is obliged to enter into a marriage of convenience to save his country from bankruptcy
Der Eiserne Gustav by Georg Hurdalek( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Berlin of the 1920's, Gustav Hartmann is one of the last operators of horse-drawn cabs, as an increasing number of people are taking motorized taxis. His finances are in a bad state and his family is trying to discourage him. But on the strength of this, he takes off with his horse and carriage to celebrate his birthday in Paris. Everywhere he goes on his journey he is met with wild applause from the people whose land he crosses
Town without pity ; Inherit the wind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Town without pity: Four American GI's, stationed in Germany circa 1960, are accused of attacking a local teenage girl. An Army major is assigned to defend the soldiers. If he's going to prevent their death sentences, he will have to turn the spotlight on the victim who is already traumatized
Fluchtweg St. Pauli Großalarm für die Davidswache( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dangerous violent criminal Willy Jensen flees from a prison in Hamburg and seeks shelter at his brother Heinz' apartment. Heinz, an honest taxi-driver, believes in his innocence and helps him - until Willy kills another man in a robbery. After an argument Willy takes his wife Vera, who now lives with Heinz, as hostage on his further flight from the police. Heinz feels responsible for his brother and trails him, which makes it look to the police as if he's helping his brother. --IMDb
Die Trapp-Familie by Wolfgang Liebeneiner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika: In the United States, the Trapp Family Singers endeavor to become established once again as singers
Königliche Hoheit( )

3 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fünf Millionen suchen einen Erben( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy, a German vacuum cleaner salesman can inherit five million dollars from his deceased uncle in America if he proves he is happily married, but his cousin tries to sabotage his efforts
The Trapp family( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an inspirational woman and her affect on a family in pre-World War II Austria. Their story is one of hardship as the Nazis take over Austria; determination as they must leave Austria with nothing but the clothes on their backs; and overwhelming faith when they arrive in America
Die Rechnung -- eiskalt serviert( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der FBI-Agent Jerry Cotton klärt einen Raubüberfall auf den Geldtransporter des US-Schatzamtes auf
Königin Luise Liebe und Leid einer Königin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das indische Tuch( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schon zu Lebzeiten ein Spassvogel, treibt es Lord Lebanon nach seinem Tod noch bunter: Zur allgemeinen Überraschung verliest Rechtsanwalt Tanner nur den "vorletzten Willen" des Verstorbenen. Die völlig zerstrittene Familie soll sechs Tage und Nächte in dem alten Gemäuer des Lords verbringen, um sich auszusöhnen. Erst danach wird das endgültige Testament verlesen
Ruth Leuwerik in Die Trapp-Familie ein Film nach den Erinnerungen der mit ihrer Familie in Amerika lebenden Baronin Maria Trapp( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fünf millionen suchen einen erben by Harald Baumgarten( Book )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der letzte Sommer nach einem Motiv aus der Novelle von Ricarda Huch( Visual )

2 editions published in 1954 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oppositionelle Kräfte bereiten ein Attentat auf den Präsidenten eines nordeuropäischen Landes vor. Der mit der Ausführung betraute Student findet Aufnahme im Haus des Opfers, verliebt sich in die Tochter und fühlt sich durch die Güte des alten Mannes beschämt, so dass er sein Vorhaben aufgibt. Verfilmung einer Novelle von Ricarda Huch, die sich für Gewaltlosigkeit in der politischen Auseinandersetzung engagiert. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
 
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Alternative Names
Georg Hurdalek

George Hurdalek

George Hurdalek Duits filmregisseur

George Hurdalek German screenwriter and film director

George Hurdalek német forgatókönyvíró, rendező, 1908-80

George Hurdalek sceneggiatore tedesco

Hurdaleck Georg 1908-1980

Hurdalek, Georg 1908-1980

Hurdalek George 1908-1980

Георг Хурдалек немецкий сценарист и кинорежиссёр

Languages
German (112)

English (11)