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Blech, Hans Christian 1925-1993

Overview
Works: 126 works in 266 publications in 7 languages and 3,876 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  War films  Military history  Fiction  Road films  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Hans Christian Blech
 
Most widely held works by Hans Christian Blech
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete story of the D-Day landings at Normandy through the eyes of all its participants. D-Day was the invasion and establishment of Allied forces in France during Operation Overlord, beginning the 6th of June, 1944, and was the largest seaborne invasion in history. It began with overnight parachute and glider landings, air attacks, naval bombardments, and an early morning amphibious landing
Battle of the Bulge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December of 1944 the defeat of Nazi Germany seemed imminent after five tragic years of war. But suddenly, the Allies were faced with a ferocious surprise attack by the Germans on the Belgian front. With deadly new tanks, fresh troops and a cunning commander, the Third Reich was about to make one last vicious assault that could easily turn the tide of World War II and perhaps history
Morituri by Bernhard Wicki( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German war deserter is blackmailed into conducting an apparent suicide mission for the British. Forced to pose as an SS officer, Robert Crain must seize a German freighter booby-trapped to explode upon capture. Complicating the situation, sixteen prisoners of war are also brought on board, including a beautiful young concentration camp survivor
Decision before dawn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information
Oberst Redl Colonel Redl by Klaus Maria Brandauer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early part of the 20th Century, Alfred Redl ruthlessly rises from his peasant background to become a high-ranking member of the Imperial Austrian military. But when Redl is sent to spy on the Russian Empire, his espionage is compromised by his secret double life as a homosexual. As the world perches on the brink of was, Redl finds himself trapped in a web of deception where honor, grandeur and greed can only be betrayed by one final shocking act of fate"--Container. German with optional English subtitles
Der scharlachrote Buchstabe the scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is about sanctions imposed on a woman suspected of adultery in 17th century Salem, Massachusetts. Hester Prynne is condemned to wear an embroidered scarlet letter 'A' on her breast as a punishment for adultery
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer drives across Germany in search of a first-hand experience. Along the way, he meets an ex-Nazi and his mute companion, a wandering poet and an actress who together challenge him to become a writer
Affaire Blum by Erich Engel( Visual )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a real case in Magdeburg during the Weimar Republic. The Jewish manufacturer Jacob Blum is framed for the murder of his accountant due to the accusations of Gabler, a thief and dealer of stolen goods. Anti-Semitic prosecutors accept these accusations, as they believe all Jews are criminals. Even with evidence indicating the crime was committed by Gabler, the prosecutors refuse to change their stance. Blum's only hope is a commissar in Berlin, who takes over the investigation and finds the real murderer."--Container
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain Der Zauberberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tubercular sanatorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks, but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe
Messer im Kopf Knife in the head( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One night when seeking his estranged wife, Hoffmann goes to the youth center where she works. The police are there rounding up radicals who frequent the center - Hoffmann runs into the building and ends up being shot in the head. He awakens with brain trauma, partially paralyzed and unable to speak. The police accuse him of stabbing an officer; the radicals herald him as an innocent victim of police brutality. During his slow recovery at the hospital, Hoffmann must piece together his life and struggle to remember the events of that night."--IMBD
The Thomas Mann collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novels are brought to life in this 7-disc collection, which pays tribute to Mann's most celebrated and famous works. Buddenbrooks: A sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy merchant family torn between loyalty and personal freedom. Doktor Faustus: Driven by a single-minded search for a totally new musical idiom, composer Adrian Leverkühn makes a pact with the devil with a very high price, the total renunciation of love and the gradual deterioration of the mind and body. The magic mountain: Hans Castorp, son of a distinguished Hamburg family, spends seven years in a Swiss sanatorium. Drawn to the hermetic society, he receives an erotic and philosophical initiation but abruptly leaves at the launch of the Great War to learn true life experience and responsibility
The magic mountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hans Castorp, son of a distinguished Hamburg family, spends seven years in a Swiss sanatorium. Drawn to the hermetic society, he receives an erotic and philosophical initiation but abruptly leaves at the launch of the Great War to learn true life experience and responsibility"--Set packaging
Colonel Redl by István Szabó( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception" -- Container
08/15 by Paul May( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the barracks: "takes us into German barracks life on the eve of World War II. Asch, pushed into open rebellion when a cruel officer drives a fellow soldier to the brink of suicide, wages a battle of wits with his superiors. Asch survives this round, prompting an investigation into barracks conditions; his hard-won victory is overshadowed by impending war."--Www.IMDb.com. (as viewed on 10/11/2007)
L'enclos by Armand Gatti( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un camp de concentration, un prisonnier politique allemand et un Juif français sont enfermés ensemble. On promet la vie sauve à celui qui tuera l'autre
Cardillac( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The goldsmith jewelrymaker Cardillac is so obsessed with his work that he murders his buyer so he can bring his work back to himself. His daughter Madelon who also he considers his property, must always wear the jewelry as part of his art
Nasvidenje v naslednji vojni( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Slovenian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncompromising picture of the partisan fight, portrayed in this individualized account of the Slovenian National Liberation War
Giordano Bruno by giuliano, dir Montaldo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) was one of the pivotal thinkers of the Renaissance. A Dominican friar in Italy, he left the order and taught widely throughout Europe. Among the ideas he taught were the inexpressibility of any ultimate truths and the complete relativity of ordinary truth. He also taught religious tolerance. For these and other deviations, he was burned at the stake by the Inquisition. This lavish Italian film takes up his story after he has returned to Venice from meetings with European heads of state and teaching sessions at the great universities
Der Tiger Jussuf : Hörspiel by Günter Eich( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Tiger Jussuf flieht aus dem Zirkus und lässt seinen Geist, immer wieder die Gastkörper wechselnd, durch verschiedene Personen wandern, greift so in das Schicksal dieser Menschen ein und verändert ihr Leben
Wrong Move( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in German and Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer drives across Germany in search of a first-hand experience. Along the way, he meets an ex-Nazi and his mute companion, a wandering poet and an actress who together challenge him to become a writer
 
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