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Korda, Alexander Sir 1893-1956

Overview
Works: 324 works in 1,197 publications in 9 languages and 16,434 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Anecdotes  Film and video adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Film editor, Performer, Production personnel, pmn, Honoree, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Alexander Korda
Publications by Alexander Korda
Publications by Alexander Korda, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alexander Korda
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
77 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
A pulp fiction writer arrives in post-WWII Vienna at the invitation of a friend who has offered him a job. Once there, he discovers that a shortage of supplies has led to a flourishing black market and his friend has recently died in a mysterious traffic accident. As he begins to unravel the story behind his friend's death, he finds himself entangled in the black market, the police, and his friend's Czech girlfriend. Includes commentary, interviews, collectible booklet, and more
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
11 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
"The world is on the brink of war-- but the show must go on. So Joseph Tura, the Polish actor who put the ham in Hamlet, stare beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be ..."--Container
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( visu )
29 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 846 libraries worldwide
When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures. Loosely drawn from "The Arabian Nights."
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( visu )
38 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 753 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the novel by Baroness Orczy in which a dashing dandy of the English court tries to defend innocent aristocrats from the violence of the French revolution
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( visu )
20 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( visu )
78 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
"Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives."--Container
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( visu )
34 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and French and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( visu )
54 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 582 libraries worldwide
"Beginning with Rembrandt in his prime, the film tracks his quiet descent into loneliness and isolated self-expression following the death of his wife." -- Container
Jungle book by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
54 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Mowgli, a savage jungle boy raised by a pack of wild wolves, thwarts a group of thieves stealing a treasure from a lost jungle city
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book ( visu )
21 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Mowgli, a teenage boy raised by wolves in the wild, must fight evil in the jungle as well as greed in the hearts of men
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( visu )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia, in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing cavalry officer
The Fanny trilogy ( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in French and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Contains three films written by Marcel Pagnol. Marius is a young man torn between his love for his family and his desire to move away from his Marseilles harbor, while Fanny, his shy lover, doesn't know how to hold Marius back to keep him near her. Cesar, Marius' father, does not know his son's intentions. When Marius leaves, Fanny discovers she is pregnant with his son, and struggles with the support of his family, to survive without him
Marius by Alexander Korda( visu )
46 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Marius, the son of a Marseilles waterfront café owner gives up his sweetheart, Fanny, to go to sea
The rise of Catherine the Great by Alexander Korda( visu )
12 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Peek into the life of Catherine II, from the beautiful royal courts of 18th century Russia to her troubled marriage to Peter III
The private life of Don Juan by Alexander Korda( visu )
19 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 222 libraries worldwide
When Don Juan fakes his own death - only to find that he has promptly been forgotten - can a raven-haired beauty coax him back into the business?
Elephant boy by Robert Joseph Flaherty( visu )
10 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
As Kipling's Toomai of the elephants, 13-year-old Sabu leads a British hunting expedition through the jungle with his pachyderm pal, instantly becoming a legend
The drum ( visu )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
In this action-packed adventure, Sabu plays a young prince who goes into hiding with Colonial forces after his nefarious uncle murders his maharaja father
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( visu )
29 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A classic science fiction fantasy deals with a future time when humanity, fed up at last with the death and destruction of constant war, unites in a great movement dedicated to peace
Sanders of the river by Zoltan Korda( visu )
25 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A British commissioner tries to maintain order with the blacks in his territory. A moving story of cooperation and dignity with a great star as a native leader
 
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Alternative Names
Keller, Sándor László
Keller Sándor László 1893-1956
Kellner, Sándor.
Kellner, Sándor 1893-1956
Kellner, Sándor László 1893-1956
Korda, Alexander
Korda, Alexander 1893-1956
Korda, Alexander 1893-1956 Sir
Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956
Korda, Alexander von 1893-1956
Korda, Alexandre
Korda, Alexandre 1893-1956
Korda, Sándor
Korda Sándor 1893-1956
Korda, Sándor László.
Korda Sándor László 1893-1956
Sándor, Korda 1893-1956
Languages
English (567)
French (50)
Spanish (15)
German (5)
Hungarian (4)
Turkish (2)
Catalan (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Italian (1)
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