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Welles, Orson 1915-1985

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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
518 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,972 libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
367 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,813 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 )
65 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,456 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 )
190 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,003 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
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( visu )
134 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,976 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 )
54 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Turkish and held by 1,859 libraries worldwide
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
185 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
Eleventh century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that makes him king. But he does not enjoy his newfound, dearly-won kingship
The stranger by Orson Welles( visu )
232 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,698 libraries worldwide
An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after World War II 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 )
28 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
Yossarian, a reluctant bombadier stationed in the Mediterranean in World War II, has come to the utterly sane conclusion that everyone is trying to kill him. The Germans, yes, but also commanding officers supposedly on his own side like Col. Cathcart, who keeps raising the number of missions his flyers must perform to finish their tours. Everybody seems equally dead-set on his destruction, and Yossarian is just as determined to stay alive. An enormous and excellent ensemble cast bring to life the lunacy and logical illogic of Joseph Heller's classic novel
Robert Whitlow's The trial by Orson Welles( visu )
281 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,476 libraries worldwide
Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecific crime and is prepared for questioning and trial
The lady from Shanghai by Orson Welles( visu )
123 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,365 libraries worldwide
A seaman becomes involved in the murderous intrigue of a crippled lawyer and his homicidal frustrated wife. The film culminates in a shoot-up in a hall of mirrors
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
145 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of a Martian invasion of earth which aired on October 30, 1938. Believing the broadcast to be true, fear and panic gripped many Americans as regular radio programming was seemingly interrupted by reports of a Martian invasion in Grover's Mill, New Jersey
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
31 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 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
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( visu )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
From the dawn of man to the distant future, man's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced. Learn the truth behind the Roman Emperor, learn what really happened at the Last Supper, the circumstances that surrounded the French Revolution, how to test eunuchs, and what kind of shoes the Spanish Inquisitor wore
Orson Welles's F for fake by Orson Welles( visu )
80 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In this free-form documentary, the legendary filmmaker gleefully engages the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between truth and illusion, art and lies
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
2 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,042 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
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
82 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 991 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."
This is Orson Welles by Orson Welles( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Bogen består af interviews, optaget på bånd
The invasion from Mars; a study in the psychology of panic by Hadley Cantril( Book )
9 editions published between 1947 and 1982 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: "On Halloween night 1938, Orson Welles broadcast a radio adaptation of the H.G. Wells fantasy, The War of the Worlds. What listeners heard sounded so realistic that at least a million were frightened by word that "strange creatures" from Mars had landed in central New Jersey and were "unleashing a deadly assault." Several thousand were so terrified they ran into the streets, drove away in their cars, or called the police for information about how to escape. Why did so many panic when the circumstances reported were so improbable? That is just the question Hadley Cantril, then a young social psychologist, set out to answer." Originally published in 1940, The Invasion from Mars remains a classic. The broadcast provided a unique real-life opportunity to explore why the relatively new medium of radio could have such an effect. Using a mix of research methods, Cantril shows that the impact of the broadcast had less to do with what went out over the air than with the "standards of judgment" people did or did not use in evaluating what they were hearing. This book is of continuing value to those interested in communications and mass behavior
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Gouels, Orson.
Gouels, Orson 1915-1985
Govels, Orson, 1915-1985
Jeeves, O.W. 1915-1985
Orson Uells
Orson Welles
Orson Welles actor, director, guionista y productor de cine estadounidense
Orson Welles Amerikaans filmacteur
Orson Welles amerikansk skuespiller, regissør og produsent
Orson Welles amerykański reżyser, producent, scenarzysta i aktor filmowy
Orson Welles attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense
Orson Welles pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat
Orson Welles réalisateur, acteur, producteur et scénariste américain
Orson Welles US-amerikanesche Filmregisseur, Schauspiller an Auteur
Orson Welles US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Schauspieler und Autor
Orsons Velss
Spelvin, G.O. 1915-1985
Uėlls, Orson
Uėlls, Orson 1915-1985
Vells, Orson, 1915-1985
Welles G. O.
Welles G. O. 1915-1985
Welles, George O. 1915-1985
Welles, George Orson.
Welles, George Orson 1915-1985
Welles O.
Welles O. 1915-1985
Welles, Orson 1915-
Yèlls, Orson.
Όρσον Γουέλς
Орсан Уэлс
Орсон Веллс
Орсон Велс
Орсон Велс американски режисер, сценарист и продуцент
Орсон Уелс
Орсън Уелс
Уэллс Д. О
Уэллс Д. О. 1915-1985
Уэллс О
Уэллс О. 1915-1985
Уэллс, Орсон американский кинорежиссёр, актёр, сценарист
Օրսոն Ուելս
אורסון ולס
אורסון ולס שחקן אמריקאי
اورسن ولز
اورسن ويلز
أورسون ويلز، 1915-1985
ऑर्सन वेल्स
অরসন ওয়েলস
ഓർസൺ വെൽസ്
ออร์สัน เวลส์
ორსონ უელსი
오슨 웰스
웰스, 오손 1915-1985
웰스, 오슨 1915-1985
웰즈, 오슨 1915-1985
ウェルズ, オーソン
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