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Welles, Orson 1915-1985

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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
498 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 5,815 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
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
69 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,434 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 2,985 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
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( visu )
64 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,481 libraries worldwide
"Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life—revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him."--Container
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
354 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,921 libraries worldwide
Post-World War II Vienna sets the scene for this thriller about an American novelist who comes to Europe for a job. He finds the funeral of an old friend and is soon entangled in a spiralling web of international intrigue
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,811 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
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( visu )
126 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,784 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 )
51 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Turkish and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
The stranger by Orson Welles( visu )
237 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,741 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 )
29 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,559 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
124 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy entitled Macbeth
The lady from Shanghai by Orson Welles( visu )
112 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
A seaman becomes involved in the murderous intrigue of a crippled lawyer and his homicidal, frustrated wife. Culminates in a shoot-up in a hall of mirrors
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
143 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,306 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 novella by H.G. Wells
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( visu )
89 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,272 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
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
28 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 1,217 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 )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
A humorous look at the ages of man. Includes eras through the French Revolution and some parts of history that never quite made it to the textbooks
Around the world in eighty days by Michael Anderson( visu )
3 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,130 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. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( visu )
9 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
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( visu )
17 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 973 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
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
70 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 951 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 and celebrated. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."
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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 Cineasta estadunidense
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
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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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