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Hurdalek, Georg

Overview
Works: 76 works in 183 publications in 2 languages and 807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Documentary films  War films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Contributor, Director, Performer, Author of dialog
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 185 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."
Town without pity( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 132 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 )

13 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 )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 61 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in German and held by 21 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 )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and held by 16 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 )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 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
Königliche Hoheit( )

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

Town without pity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attorney Steve Garrett is brought in to defend four enlisted men accused of attacking a 16-year-old girl. But if he's going to prevent their death sentences, he will have to turn the spotlight on the victim, Karin. Already immeasurably traumatized, Karin suddenly finds herself on the witness stand, attempting to justify her actions to Garrett, her stern father and a Town Without Pity"--Container
Die Trapp-Familie( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 5 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
Rosen für den Staatsanwalt( )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Rechnung eiskalt serviert : nach einem G-man Jerry Cotton-Roman( Visual )

6 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
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
Heinz Rühmann in 5 Millionen suchen einen Erben( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 1994 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schrullige Millionäre kommen manchmal auf seltsame Ideen. So hat der alte Patt vor seinem Ableben bestimmt, dass sein Neffe Peter nur dann die 5 Millionen erben wird, wenn die gegen seinen Willen geschlossene Ehe glücklich ist. Andernfalls bekommt Neffe Patrick das Vermögen für sich zu sichern. Doch die Herren haben die Rechnung ohne Peter's Frau gemacht. Sie legt den Ganoven das Handwerk und rettet so die 5 Millionen
Ludwig II - Glanz und Ende eines Königs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 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

The sound of music by Robert Wise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children
 
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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 (94)

English (11)