WorldCat Identities

Séchan, Edmond 1919-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 38 publications in 2 languages and 1,715 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Short films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Animated films  Animal films  Documentary films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Director, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edmond Séchan
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the south of France, in a vast plain region called the Camargue, lives White Mane, a magnificent stallion and the leader of a herd of wild horses too proud to be broken by humans. Only Folco, a young fisherman, can tame him. A strong friendship grows between the boy and the horse, as the two go looking for the freedom that the world of men won't allow them
The red balloon ; White mane( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red balloon: A French boy named Pascal discovers a stray red balloon in the streets of Paris. Pascal and the balloon become fast friends and share many adventures
The golden fish( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Chinese boy wins a goldfish at a carnival and takes it home to make friends with his canary. However, both pets are threatened by a predatory alley cat and are rescued just in the nick of time
Le monde du silence( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silent world is the first feature film from legendary diver, ecologist and champion of marine conservation Jacques Cousteau. Co-directed with award-winning director Louis Malle, this documentary brought the world of deep sea exploration to the general public for the first time
L'homme de Rio by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parody of 1960s Cold War thrillers, a French Air Force pilot pursues a double agent and thief from Paris to Rio to the Amazon jungle in search of a priceless statuette that has been stolen from a Paris museum
Le monde du silence by Jacques Cousteau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pioneering French nature documentary follows renowned explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau as he investigates aquatic habitats in various locations around the world. Featuring whales, sharks and many other varieties of marine life, the film doesn't shy away from the brutality present in the natural world, but it also paints a fascinating picture of underwater exploration, as Cousteau and his associates strive to reach previously unseen ocean depths
The three worlds of Jacques Cousteau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World without sun was filmed entirely beneath the waves, using groundbreaking techniques and technology. It follows Captain Cousteau and his team of divers, scientists and submariners as they spend a month living and working within and around Conshelf Two, a man-made structure rooted to the bed of the Red Sea
Les aventures d'Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notorious gentleman thief Arsène Lupin engages in a series of daring schemes to deprive his wealthy countrymen of rare jewels and priceless paintings. His activities arouse the interest of Kaiser William II of Germany, who arranges for Lupin to be kidnapped and brought to his castle. The Kaiser offers Lupin a challenge: to steal a jewel of great value from a secret hiding place. Should Lupin accept the wager?
Les drageurs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young men, one shy and one confident, spend a night trying to pick up women in Paris
La Boum by Claude Pinoteau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about teenagers coming of age and adults facing midlife crisis
Sur un arbre perché by Serge Korber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Roubier, a famous industrialist, content with having just signed a contract in Italy, is driving back home. Stuck in a traffic jam, he pulls over and, against his better judgment, picks up two hitchikers, a woman and a man. Furious, he misses a bend in the road and his car ends up in a tree, dangling over a cliff. Suspended in space, they almost go crazy
La ballon rouge : crin blanc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ballon rouge: a French boy named Pascal discovers a stray red balloon in the streets of Paris. Pascal and the balloon become fast friends and share many adventures
Les Aventures d'Arsene Lupin (1956) by Jacques Becker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A series of adventures of the famous gentleman burglar
Le ballon rouge by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )

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

Crin Blanc: A young fisherman living near the Rhone River in the vast plains of the Camargue in France wins the confidence of a wild stallion named White Mane
Les tribulations d'un chinois en Chine by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

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

After several failed suicide attempts, Arthur, a depressed young millionaire, agrees to go on a tour of the Far East. Learning that he is bankrupt, Arthur decides to hang himself, but is talked out of it by his friend Mr. Goh, who makes him a deal. Arthur's death will be assured if he agrees to sign a life insurance contract, in which two million dollars will be paid to his fiancée and to Mr. Goh, if Arthur dies within the next month. When unknown strangers start taking pot shots at him, Arthur soon regains his enthusiasm for life. He and his valet Léon embark on a desperate mission to find Mr. Goh and persuade him to cancel the murder
Les petits câlins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sophie, a divorced mother of a three-year-old daughter, lives with two friends. She is looking for the great love of her life and doesn't hesitate to make advances to men who, quite by surprise, lose interest and steal away
Jamais avant le mariage!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Roger and Bernard, two high school friends, are witnesses to a serious accident on a race track. Roger saves the lead driver and all three, slightly injured, gather at the hospital. The uncle of the driver, Patrick, is about to thank Roger for his heroism but confuses the hospital rooms and speaks to Bernard instead. The misunderstanding turns around the destiny of the two young men and leads them on an unbelievable adventure
 
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Languages
French (34)

English (3)