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Welles, Orson 1915-1985

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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
304 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 6,122 libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
201 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,773 libraries worldwide
Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
41 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,475 libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Touch of evil by Orson Welles( visu )
98 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,839 libraries worldwide
On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Moby Dick by John Huston( visu )
36 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,451 libraries worldwide
Directed by the legendary John Huston, this film is a retelling of the Herman Melville classic which was cowritten by Huston and Ray Bradbury, starring Oscar winner Gregory Peck and Orson Welles. This collection of landmark films is accompanied by the CliffNotes Study Guides. Included with this full length feature film is the easy to follow companion guide for the novel
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( visu )
117 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,106 libraries worldwide
Lavish new production made from Welles' original shooting script, allowing audiences to finally see his epic vision of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Booth Tarkington novel fully realized. The haunting story of a wealthy Midwestern family's struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century
The Citizen Kane book : Raising Kane by Pauline Kael( Book )
35 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
95 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy entitled Macbeth
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 1,508 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century in India, a young mongoose is adopted by a British family. Protecting his family to the death, Rikki battles two evil cobras who want to kill the humans in order to safely hatch their eggs
The stranger by Edward G Robinson( visu )
151 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII to lead the Allies to a notorious spy planning to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( visu )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
"The story of a group of flyers in the Mediterranean in 1944"--Excerpted from case
The Trial by Orson Welles( visu )
118 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
A symbolistic study of the tyranny of modern social systems. Portrays the experience of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime and is prepared for questioning and trial
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
52 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness
The lady from Shanghai by Orson Welles( visu )
70 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
An Irish seaman becomes involved in a web of intrigue when he is hired to work on a yacht owned by a crippled lawyer and his beautiful, mysterious wife
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
88 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of a Martian invasion of earth. The script, Invasion from Mars, was written by Howard Koch and was based on the 1898 novella by H.G. Wells
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( visu )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at the ages of man. Includes eras through the French Revolution
Monsieur Verdoux a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
61 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 909 libraries worldwide
In this dark comedy first released during WWII, Henri Vedoux, played by Charlie Chaplin, supports his family by first marrying, and then killing wealthy widows. On another level the film is an indictment of war in which mass murder is legalized, celebrated and paraded. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( visu )
11 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Christ, describing certain events that took place between Romans and Jews and setting the political background for the life of Christ, and the personalities and ideas of the New Testament. Built upon a series of narrative parallels and contrasts between Jesus and Barrabas. The film portrays the thief as a rebel leader of the Jewish resistance. Unlike Jesus, who preaches a message of peace, Barrabas advocates violence as a means to an end
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Alternative Names
Gouels, Orson.
Gouels, Orson, 1915-1985
Jeeves, O.W. 1915-1985
Orson Welles
Spelvin, G.O. 1915-1985
Uėlls, Orson, 1915-1985
Welles, George O. 1915-1985
Welles, George Orson.
Welles, George Orson, 1915-1985
Welles, Orson, 1915-
Yèlls, Orson.
أورسون ويلز، 1915-1985
ウェルズ, オーソン
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