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Hurdalek, Georg

Overview
Works: 61 works in 145 publications in 3 languages and 746 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Romance films  Musical films  Biographical films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Georg Hurdalek, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Georg Hurdalek
Town without pity ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 146 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 127 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
Ludwig II - Glanz und Elend eines Königs by Helmut Käutner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in German and English and held by 89 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
Des Teufels General by Helmut Käutner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General Harras, loosely based on the real-life Ernst Udet, is a World War I fighter ace and cynical opportunist who has accepted a post as inspector general in the Luftwaffe, despite his lack of faith in ultimate Nazi victory. When several new aircraft designs fail, the Gestapo suspects sabotage, and pressures Harras to find the culprit. Harras investigates only to find that the saboteur is his most trusted friend
Rosen für den Staatsanwalt by Wolfgang Staudte ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 53 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
Des Teufels General The devil's general ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thriller loosely based on the life of Ernst Udet, the highest scoring German ace to survive WWI. General Harras (Udet) 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 sabotage
Des Teufels General ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Deutschland, Dezember 1941, die Welt steht mitten im Krieg. Die deutschen Städte sind unzähligen Luftangriffen feindlicher Geschwader ausgesetzt, immer klarer wird erkennbar: Wer die Überlegenheit in der Luft besitzt, wird den Krieg gewinnen"--Container
The Devil's general ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 27 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."
Königliche Hoheit by Thomas Mann ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1953 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
Ludwig II by Ludwig II (Motion picture : 1955) ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the tragic life of Bavaria's King Ludwig II, from his ascension to the throne to his early death in 1886
Der Schinderhannes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in German and held by 14 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
Der Eiserne Gustav by Georg Hurdalek ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 9 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
Die Trapp-Familie by Wolfgang Liebeneiner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in German and held by 7 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
Fluchtweg St. Pauli - Großalarm für die Davidswache ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Trapp family ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 5 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 )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die berüchtigte Charles-Bande überfällt einen Geldtransport des amerikanischen Schatzamtes und erbeutet sechs Millionen Dollar. In der Öffentlichkeit wird Jerry Cotton für den Raub verantwortlich gemacht und vom Dienst suspendiert. Er denkt jedoch nicht daran, sich aus der Sache herauszuhalten und beteiligt sich auf eigene Faust an der Fahndung. Ein Hilferuf der Barsängerin Violet, deren Freund Tommy von der Bande ermordet und die nun von den Gangstern entführt wurde, bringt ihn rasch in Aktion. Jerry endeckt ihr Versteck und befreit sie nach hartem Kampf. Doch er gerät mit Violet in eine Falle... (Quelle: Umschlag)
Das indische Tuch ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in German and held by 4 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
Des Teufels General Curd Jürgens in einem Film von Helmut Kautner; die Verfilmung des berühmten Theaterstücks von Carl Zuckmayer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Königin Luise Liebe und Leid einer Königin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fünf Millionen suchen einen Erben ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in German and held by 3 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
 
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Alternative Names
Hurdaleck, Georg, 1908-1980
Hurdalek, Georg 1908-1980
Hurdalek, George 1908-1980
Languages
German (81)
English (8)
Japanese (1)