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Frankeur, Paul

Works: 88 works in 403 publications in 6 languages and 3,054 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Gangster films  History  Detective and mystery films  Educational films  Internet videos  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Frankeur
La voie lactée The milky way by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

54 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire of organized religion in which two pilgrims travel through time to meet Jesus, Mary, the Devil, and a multitude of those who held power in the name of holiness
Touchez pas au grisbi Hands off the loot by Jacques Becker( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging gangster is unwillingly brought out of retirement after one of his associates unwittingly betrays him to a rival
Jour de fête by Jacques Tati( Visual )

77 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this enchanting debut feature, Jacques Tati stars as a fussbudget of a postman who is thrown for a loop when a traveling fair comes to his village. Tati shot this film simultaneously in black and white and in an untested color process that proved impossible to print copies of. In 1964 he re-edited it with added hand-colored footage, and in 1995 the full-color film was able to be released from the original color negatives
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie = Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

78 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luis Bunuel's deliciously satiric masterpiece about social mores and class hypocrisy. Opening with a group of friends arriving on the wrong day for a dinner engagement, so begins a sequence of unexpected and unusual events. In their quest for a lavish feast, the dividing line between reality and dreams becomes unclear for each guest, leading the viewer on an intoxicating journey that at once appears both calculated and careless. A masterpiece of surrealist cinema"--Container
Le deuxième souffle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French criminal, recently escaped from prison and trying to pull off a robbery, finds himself being chased by an inspector
Jacques Tati by Jean Yatove( )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French actor and director Tati discusses his films Playtime and Traffic
Thérèse Raquin by Marcel Carné( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gray view of city roofs provides both the first and the last image in this drama of stifled lives adapted from the novel by Emile Zola. Thérèse is married to her cousin Camille, a spoiled mama's boy unlikely to grow out of it, as Mama lives with them, pampering Camille and bullying Thérèse. His childhood friend Laurent, upon meeting Thérèse, falls in love almost instantly. This leads to a torrid affair, which spirals out of control into murder. A chance witness blackmails the lovers, and Mama--paralyzed by a stroke upon learning of Camille's death--suspects the truth. The witness is killed while crossing the street in front of a speeding truck. However, he has ordered his maid to mail a letter if he does not return, and the lovers are relentlessly pursued by their fate
Le fauve est lâché by Maurice Labro( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancien truand, Paul est devenu honnête père de famille. Cependant, la DST fait appel à lui pour retrouver d'importants documents détenus par un de ses amis. Mais ce dernier se fait assassiner
La viaccia = Le mauvais chemin by Mauro Bolognini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1880 près de Florence, Amerigo (Jean-Paul Belmondo), un jeune paysan venu travailler à la ville, tombe amoureux de Bianca (Claudia Cardinale), une prostituée, ce qui lui vaut de perdre son emploi. Par amour, Amerigo va se faire embaucher dans la maison close où travaille Bianca
Volpone by Ben Jonson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volpone, a rich Venetian nobleman, with the assistance of his servant, Mosca, has devised a method for increasing his wealth by pretending that he is old and dying. Since he has no heirs, the plan is to encourage speculators to curry his favor by visiting him and bringing gifts in the expectation of being named in his will
Les grands seigneurs le gentleman d'Epsom( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lightweight look at horse racing, Jean Gabin portrays the Commander who deceives everyone into thinking he is a wealthy French gentleman while in reality he is a smooth talking schemer and con artist
Ba li tian kong xia = Sous Le Ciel De Paris by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950 Paris, the destinies of a half dozen very different people, who cross paths during a busy day. In the vast and magnificent decor of Paris, these encounters have outcomes which are comic, happy, or tragic
Un singe en hiver A monkey in winter by Henri Verneuil( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En juin 1944, Albert Quentin, ancien militaire, tient un hôtel sur la côte normande en compagnie de sa femme Suzanne, Il voyage dans l'alcool, pour se remémorer ses diverses campagnes militaires en Indochine. Lors des bombardements, il promet à Suzanne de ne plus boire, si l'hôtel échappe à la destruction... Quelques années plus tard, Gabriel Fouquet débarque à l'hôtel de Quentin et va bouleverser la vie de ce dernier..."--Conteneur"
Razzia sur la chnouf by Lino Ventura( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a successful stay in the United States, where he was working for Liski, the drug dealer. With the fame of being a tough guy preceding him, he sets himself to the task of knowing why the French operations were not so profitable - and soon he is master of all links of the organization. He can now get it honed to perfection - or destroy it. Only ... the Police are following his every step! Is Henri what he says he is, or an undercover detective from the French police?
Le sang à la tête by Gilles Grangier( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Gabin, Georges Simenon, Michel Audiard, Gilles Grangier, carré d'as gagnant pour un émouvant drame provincial doublé d'un puissant suspense. A La Rochelle, un riche notable voit sa femme partir avec un jeune voyou. Mais la ville fait bloc contre lui. Une atmosphère sombre et prenante où un Gabin, étonnant d'intensité et de sobriété, s'impose avec maestria ! Le film préféré de Michel Audiard
Archimède le clochard by Gilles Grangier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tramp Archimede wants to spend the winter in prison, but to get their proves not to be that easy
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Frankeur, Paul 1905-1974

Paul Frankeur 1905-1974 French actor

Paul Frankeur attore francese

Paul Frankeur Frans acteur (1905-1974)

Paul Frankeur fransk skådespelare

Paul Frankeur fransk skodespelar

Paul Frankeur fransk skuespiller

Paul Frankeur französischer Schauspieler (1905-1974)

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