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Boyer, Charles 1899-1978

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Works: 628 works in 1,343 publications in 5 languages and 14,964 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Romance films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Producer, Illustrator, Editor, Singer, Author of introduction, Narrator, Signer, Artist, Interviewee, Translator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
38 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,716 libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Barefoot in the park by Gene Saks( visu )
17 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
2 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 1,065 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
How to steal a million by William Wyler( visu )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and German and held by 790 libraries worldwide
A woman and a burglar hatch a scheme to swipe a forgery from an art museum to conceal her father's art forgeries
Madame de-- ( visu )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in French and English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover
Love affair by Leo McCarey( visu )
34 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 584 libraries worldwide
A man and a woman who are to marry other people meet on a ship, flirt, part, and discover that they are in love. This is the film that was later remade as "An affair to remember."
Algiers by John Cromwell( visu )
58 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Romantic drama of the life in Algier's Casba. A well-liked criminal who has taken refuge in the Casba falls in love with a beautiful tourist
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( visu )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and French and held by 492 libraries worldwide
As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
All this, and Heaven too by Anatole Litvak( visu )
10 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Henriette is the governess at the Paris home of the Duc de Praslin and his jealous wife. When governess and nobleman are drawn to each other, the Duchess erupts in fury and meets a bloody fate. Soon Henriette and the Duc face a world eager to believe the Duc murdered his wife and that the gentle Henriette was a willing accomplice
Mayerling by Anatole Litvak( visu )
19 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in French and English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
The famous love story of Archduke Rudolph of Austria and his young mistress, Maria Vetsera, is complemented by Litvak's graceful mise-en-scene. During a waltz at a grand ball, Rudolph tells Maria that their only solution lies in death. At Mayerling, the royal hunting lodge, their pact is sealed
The Louvre ( visu )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Follows Charles Boyer as he takes the viewer on a tour of the Louvre. He discusses the history of the Louvre, describes the characters of the rulers who acquired through the centuries the great collection of art, points out the changes which have been made in the structure of the building, and explains that French civilization can be surveyed through the history of the Louvre
Madame de by Max Ophuls( visu )
56 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 315 libraries worldwide
"In order to pay her personal debts, Madame de... secretly pawns a pair of earrings given to her by her husband, telling him they are lost. As a tale of their possible theft surfaces in society, the exquisite jewels pass from pawnbroker to husband to mistress, from lover to wife, laying bare the hyprocisy and infidelity that lies beneath their veneer of opulent sophistication."--Container
Fanny by Marcel Pagnol( visu )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and German and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Fanny, a fishmonger's daughter with eyes for the barkeeper's son, Marius, has a powerful rival. Marius yearns for a life at sea, not one behind the bar in Marseilles with his blustery but devoted father Cesar. But after Fanny and Marius surrender to their desires, complications separate them, and a solution comes from an unlikely source: the wise, aging sailmaker Panisse
A golden prison the Louvre ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Charles Boyer takes us on a tour of the Louvre. He discusses its history, describes the rulers who acquired the great collection of art through the centuries, points out the changes which have been made in the structure of the building, and explains that French civilization can be surveyed through the history of the Louvre
Arch of triumph by Lewis Milestone( visu )
27 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Haunted by a secret past and tormented by an uncertain future, two lonely people are drawn together in Paris during the last desperate days of freedom before WWII. A surgeon flees to Paris to escape the Nazis' growing power. After falling in love with an unemployed cabaret singer and finding her a job, he is deported when unable to produce his passport. Things come to a crisis when war is declared
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn( visu )
10 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
The debonair pirate Jean Lafitte, who historically aided General Andrew Jackson against the British during the War of 1812, has been carrying on a discreet love affair with Annette Claiborne, the daughter of governor William Claiborne, who promises to pardon the pirate and his men
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ( visu )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 233 libraries worldwide
The lazy son of an Argentinean beef tycoon becomes a heroic soldier while fighting for the French resistance during WWII
The Louvre a golden prison ( visu )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Follow Charles Boyer as he takes you on a tour of the Louvre. He discusses the history of the Louvre, describes the characters of the rulers who acquired through the centuries the great collection of art, points out the changes which have been made in the structure of the building, and explains that French civilization can be surveyed through the history of the Louvre
Stavisky by Alain Resnais( visu )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
An exquisite recounting of the climatic days in 1933 in the career of Stavisky, the con man turned international financier whose ruin resulted in political scandal and his own mysterious death
 
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