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Hurdalek, Georg

Overview
Works: 61 works in 149 publications in 2 languages and 745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Romance films  Musical films  Biographical films  Historical films  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 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 )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 139 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 133 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
Des Teufels General by Helmut Käutner ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in German and held by 112 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
Ludwig II - Glanz und Elend eines Königs by Helmut Käutner ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in German and English and held by 98 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 ( 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 )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in German and English and held by 49 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
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 17 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 Schinderhannes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in German and held by 12 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 )
7 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 11 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
The Trapp family by Wolfgang Liebeneiner ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an inspirational woman and her effect 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
Town without pity Inherit the wind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inherit the wind: The classic American drama inspired by the famous Scapes "monkey trial" in which a teacher was prosecuted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution
Fluchtweg St. Pauli - Großalarm für die Davidswache ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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)
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
Die Rechnung - eiskalt serviert! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 3 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)
Ludwig II by Ludwig II (Motion picture : 1955) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 3 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 : nach dem Schauspiel von Carl Zuckmayer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 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 (83)
English (9)