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Curtiz, Michael 1888-1962

Overview
Works: 1,061 works in 3,381 publications in 10 languages and 42,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Christmas films  Comedy films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager, fmd, Other, dir, Composer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, fld, Author of dialog, Publishing director, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( visu )
434 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 7,143 libraries worldwide
Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
White Christmas by Irving Berlin( visu )
71 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,351 libraries worldwide
Two song-and-dance men team up in show business after the war. Joining forces with a sister act, they trek to Vermont for a white Christmas. The real adventure starts when Crosby and Kaye discover that the inn is run by their old army general who's now in financial trouble
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( visu )
97 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,428 libraries worldwide
Rebel outlaw Robin Hood outwits the Sheriff of Nottingham and Guy of Gisbourne, and saves the throne for the absent King Richard I
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( visu )
61 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,396 libraries worldwide
James Cagney sings and dances his way through this musical. The video is a biography of George M. Cohan, famed playwright, entertainer and composer of patriotic songs
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( visu )
74 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,050 libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz( visu )
58 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Arrested during the Monmouth Rebellion and falsely convicted of treason, Dr. Peter Blood is banished to the West Indies and sold into slavery. In Port Royal, Jamaica the Governor's daughter Arabella Bishop buys him for ten pounds to spite her uncle, Col. Bishop who owns a major plantation. Life is hard for the men and for Blood as well. By chance he treats the Governor's gout and is soon part of the medical service. He dreams of freedom and when the opportunity strikes, he and his friends rebel taking over a Spanish ship that has attacked the city. Soon, they are the most feared pirates on the seas, men without a country attacking all ships. When Arabella is prisoner, Blood decides to return her to Port Royal only to find that it is under the control of England's new enemy, France. All of them must decide if they are to fight for their new King
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( visu )
128 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of J.E.B. Stuart (Flynn), George Custer (Reagan) and other characters as they leave West Point in the years before the Civil War. Some join John Brown's army of fanatics and sincere reformers; others are sent by the army to quash John Brown. The climax is the Battle of Harper's Ferry that began the War between the States
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz( visu )
65 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
James Cagney is Rocky Sullivan, a hoodlum who had always been on the wrong side of the law from an early age and was destined to spend his life in and out of jail. Rocky is effectively contrasted by his boyhood pal Jerry Connolly, who becomes the neighbourhood priest. What gives this 1938 movie its uniqueness is the fact that Cagney's no-good but dashing hoodlum is idolised by the youngsters on the block. Nominated for three Academy Awards, the film comes to a chilling climax with Rocky on death-row facing the electric chair
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( visu )
65 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz( visu )
59 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Texas Ranger Jake Cutter (Wayne) arrests gambler Paul Regret (Whitman) but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a violent band of gunrunners and thieves known as the Comancheros. The last film of director Michael Curtiz (Casablanca)
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( visu )
60 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 919 libraries worldwide
Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
Night and day by Michael Curtiz( visu )
19 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s
Irving Berlin's This is the army ( visu )
92 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
An Irving Berlin musical tribute intended to boost morale during World War II. It honors the patriotic efforts of American soldiers during World Wars I and II. Berlin appears as himself, as does singer Kate Smith who delivers a rousing rendition of God bless America, for which she received the Congressional Gold Medal. Ronald Reagan stars as Johnny Jones, a son who follows in his father's show business footsteps. During World War I his father Jerry Jones staged an all-soldier show on Broadway called Yip yip Yaphank. Being a dancer and then wounded in the War, Jerry moves on to being a producer. In World War II his son Johnny Jones, who was his father's assistant, gets the order to stage a new show, called This is the army. His personal life is a bit of a struggle though, because he refuses to marry his fiancee until the war is over
King Creole by Michael Curtiz( visu )
39 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 668 libraries worldwide
A New Orleans teenager struggles to graduate from high school while working at a sleazy French Quarter club to support his family
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( visu )
38 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 632 libraries worldwide
In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
House of wax by André De Toth( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex ( visu )
20 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
We're no angels by Michael Curtiz( visu )
29 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Three convicts, Joseph, Albert and Jules, are plotting their escape from Devil's Island. Fate intervenes when they hide out with kindly but inept Felix and his family. Felix manages a store for his arrogant cousin Andre, who makes the fatal mistake of stealing Albert's pet, a poisonous snake. After resolving Felix's problems, the convicts return to prison, convinced that the world is much too wicked
Young man with a horn by Michael Curtiz( visu )
18 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 libraries worldwide
A lonely little boy peeks into the window of a Skid Row dive. Mesmerized by the soaring magic played by a small jazz combo, he longs to create the same sounds. So with the guidance of a brilliant bluesman, the boy develops into a superb artist but as man, struggles with an impossible note trapped in his mind
The charge of the light brigade by Michael Curtiz( visu )
36 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and French and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Flynn stars in this classic tale of a band of British Lancers who challenge an army of 25,000 Russians
 
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Courtice, Michael 1886-1962
Courtice Michael 1888-1962
Curtis, Michael
Curtis Michael 1888-1962
Curtiz, Michael
Karminer, Kertesz Mano.
Kertes, Michael 1886-1962
Kertész Kaminer, Manó
Kertész, Michael 1886-1962
Kértèsz, Michael 1888-1962
Kertész, Mihali 1888-1962
Kertész, Mihaly
Kertész, Mihály 1886-1962
Kertész, Mihály 1888-1962
Kertész Mihály magyar filmrendező
Michael Curtiz American director
Michael Curtiz americký filmový režisér
Michael Curtiz cineasta
Michael Curtiz Hongaars filmregisseur
Michael Curtiz réalisateur américain d'origine hongroise
Michael Curtiz regista ungherese
Michael Curtiz reżyser amerykański pochodzenia węgierskiego
Michael Curtiz ungarisch-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Μάικλ Κερτίζ
Майкл Кёртис
Майкл Кёртыс
Майкл Кертіс
Майкл Көртис
Майкъл Къртис
Мајкл Кертиз амерички редитељ
מייקל קורטיז
مایکل کورتیز
মাইকেল কার্টিজ
მაიკლ კერტისი
마이클 커티즈
커티즈, 마이클 1886-1962
カーチス, マイケル
カーティス, マイケル
マイケル・カーティス
麥可·寇蒂斯
Languages
English (1,220)
German (71)
Spanish (61)
French (33)
Italian (26)
Multiple languages (17)
Chinese (9)
Hungarian (2)
Dutch (2)
Serbian (1)
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