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Auric, Georges 1899-1983

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Roman holiday by William Wyler( visu )
17 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,785 libraries worldwide
A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Du rififi chez les hommes Rififi ( visu )
18 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 807 libraries worldwide
A story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other
The innocents by Jack Clayton( visu )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and French and held by 796 libraries worldwide
"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"--Container
A nous la liberté by René Clair( visu )
32 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 662 libraries worldwide
A satire on factory life centering on the activities of a couple of ex-prisoners, one of whom, an ambitious crook, becomes the boss of a large factory while the other, a sentimental old tramp, becomes a worker there. Eventually both discover that happiness and peace of mind cannot be bought with money and revert to their former life as vagabonds. This film inspired Charlie Chaplin's Modern times
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( visu )
45 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 527 libraries worldwide
A young showgirl has affairs with kings while she travels the world and tries to fit in with society
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Orphée by Jean Cocteau( visu )
33 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for peerless visual poetry and dreamlike storytelling
Gervaise by René Clément( visu )
23 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 342 libraries worldwide
A story of mid-19th-century Parisian slums in which a young girl's dreams of a happy home and a successful laundry are cruelly destroyed by a drunken husband
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
19 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 327 libraries worldwide
The story of 19th century artist, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Moulin Rouge covers the period of the painter's life in Paris. There he spends his time at the Moulin Rouge cafe sketching, and there, too, he meets and falls in love with the first woman who is not turned away by his deformity
Beauty and the beast La belle et la bête ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in French and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Cocteau's retelling of the classic "Beauty and the Beast."
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
La belle et la bête complete film score, 1946 by Georges Auric( file )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in French and Miscellaneous languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves
Bonjour Tristesse by Otto Preminger( visu )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A 17-year-old girl attempts to break up the romantic relationship between her father and his new fiancée, who disapproves of her hedonistic lifestyle
Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 206 libraries worldwide
1. Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world. 2. An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works. 3. In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( visu )
23 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state
Film music by Georges Auric( file )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Belle et la bête Beauty and the beast by Jean Cocteau( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in French and English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A fable about a kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases him from a terrible magic spell
Film music by Georges Auric( file )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and held by 176 libraries worldwide
 
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Auric, George 1899-1983
Auric, Georges
Орик, Жорж 1899-1983
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