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Filmsonor (Firm)

Overview
Works: 34 works in 122 publications in 3 languages and 5,157 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography  Comedy films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Musical films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Filmsonor (Firm)
Les Diaboliques The devils by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in French and English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: A sadistic schoolmaster is murdered by his wife and mistriess, but when his body cannot be found they are terrorized by his seeming presence everywhere
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

16 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in French and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves"--Website
A nous la liberté by René Clair( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in French and English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two main characters and jailhouse buds plot an escape but only one makes it to freedom. The two reunite years later by chance and many madcap adventures ensue as the past catches up to them both
Le Million by René Clair( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in French and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce comedy with lyrics interpolated. Story about a pair of young lovers who search Paris for a lost lottery ticket worth a million francs
Classe tous risques by Claude Sautet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exiled from France for his exploits, underworld kingpin Abel Davos has been living for nearly a decade in Milan, even acquiring a family. In spite of the death sentence hanging over his head, Davos wants to return with them to France. His old mob cronies have gone bourgeois and affluent, reluctant to help, sending just one young thief, Eric Stark, to his aid. An exploration of the importance of loyalty and honor among thieves, this film shows exactly what it is stand-up guys stand up for. Stark is the only one of the Parisian gangsters who understands the code they have forgotten, and does his best to live by it
The night of the generals by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
Le Bourgeois gentilhomme by Molière( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively satire on the pretensions of a rich but silly man to the snobberies of the aristocracy
Stowaway in the sky( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventurous grandfather (Gille) and his stowaway grandson (Lamorisse) soar into the clouds in an antique, basket-carrying hot-air balloon. The fanciful contraption glides majestically above city streets and the peaceful countryside, while on the ground, a comical mechanic (Baquet) races to keep up in a gray Peugeoet. Sweeping views of southern France and Mont Blanc; a flock of flamingos in flight; a sailing race to the Canary Islands; and a brush with the Eiffel Tower are just a few highlihjts of the extraordinary trip
Don Camillo and, The return of Don Camillo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Camillo: Don Camillo and Peppone once fought alongside one another, against the Fascists. Now, in their unnamed Po Valley town, priest Don Camillo and local communist leader Peppone fight each other. Don Camillo preaches fiery sermons and occasionally breaks a few heads, while Peppone a plain man of conscience who sincerely believes in his ideology. All the while, Don Camillo carries on the most crucial battle of all: the struggle within himself to love and care for those whose politics he opposes
Les grandes manœuvres by René Clair( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1998 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome dragoon in a pre-World War I garrison wagers a divorcee will fall for his charms. Despite his reputation as a Don Juan, he falls in love, but who would believe him?
Don Juan, ou, Si Don Juan était une femme Don Juan, or, If Don Juan were a woman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female Don Juan, living aboard an ultra-modern submarine, confesses her sexual conquests to a priest
The Brigitte Bardot classic collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night heaven fell: Fresh from a convent in rural Spain, virginal temptress, Ursula, finds herself embroiled in the bizarre Oedipal rituals being carried out by her aunt, uncle, and a local criminal. Due to various circumstances, Ursula and the criminal flee to the hills
Panique by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovers frame a stranger for murder in this study of mob violence in the slums of Paris in the aftermath of World War II
Don Camillo by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in French and Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic-fable of a feuding Communist and a priest, enemies but friends! Don Camillo is the priest for a poor town in northern Italy. He is outraged when a Communist is elected mayor, but the two men become friends
Porte des Lilas by René Clair( Visual )

2 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Juju [is] a likeable ne'er-do-well who suddenly finds himself the 'guardian' of a murderer named Barbier. When his identity is discovered by the heroine Maria, Barbier wins and betrays the girl. This galvanizes the otherwise easygoing Juju into drastic action."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Entrée des artistes by Marc Allégret( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le Conservatoire, les élèves, leurs espoirs et désespoirs, leurs amours, leurs jalousies... avec comme professeur un Louis Jouvet magnifique, exaltant l'amour du théâtre ! Une peinture unique du milieu des jeunes comédiens transfigurée par les dialogues d'Henri Jeanson et le talent de ses interprètes. Un grand classique du cinéma français d'avant-guerre." (Source : jaquette)
Une Parisienne by Henry Becque( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigitte Laurier, the spoiled and innocent daughter of a French Ambassador cons one of her father's top aides, Michel into marrying her. Brigitte's brattish ways rile Michel and soon e is flirting with old girlfriends to teach her a lesson. In retaliation, Brigitte flirts with Prince Charles (Charles Boyer). Michel is amazed by the jealousy his wife's flirting arouses and the two of them begin a cat-and-mouse game of sexual teasing until they both realize they really do love each other. They settle into happily married life and Charles flies home to England
 
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Stowaway in the sky
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Languages
French (74)

English (11)

Italian (2)

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Don Juan, ou, Si Don Juan était une femme Don Juan, or, If Don Juan were a woman