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Boyer, Charles 1899-1978

Overview
Works: 383 works in 998 publications in 7 languages and 13,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film and video adaptations  Crime films  Romance films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Producer, Narrator, Editor, Artist, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Charles Boyer
Publications by Charles Boyer
Publications by Charles Boyer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Charles Boyer
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
37 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,718 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
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
2 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 1,047 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
Barefoot in the park by Gene Saks( visu )
31 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,027 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
Madame de-- by Max Ophuls( visu )
64 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 963 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
How to steal a million by William Wyler( visu )
12 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and German and held by 797 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
Love affair by Leo McCarey( visu )
39 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 588 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
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
All this, and Heaven too ( visu )
10 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 401 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 ( visu )
18 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 )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 354 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
Fanny ( visu )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and German and held by 282 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
The Louvre a golden prison ( visu )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 265 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
A golden prison the Louvre ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 255 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
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn( visu )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Account of the swashbuckling pirate Jean Lafitte of New Orleans and his assistance to Andrew Jackson and the American troops during the War of 1812
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
The lazy son of an Argentinean beef tycoon becomes a heroic soldier while fighting for the French resistance during WWII
The garden of Allah by Richard Boleslavsky( visu )
20 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
A woman decides to begin a new life after spending years caring for her father. She meets a traveler who is actually a monk who has left the monastery after taking his oath. They are married, but she soon learns of his secret
Stavisky by Alain Resnais( visu )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 196 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
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( visu )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and French and held by 194 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
Arch of triumph by Lewis Milestone( visu )
23 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 191 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 World War II. Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer are perfectly matched as the disillusioned singer and the German refugee who find love in the midst of the growing insanity. But when Boyer is deported and Ingrid left unprotected, they must fight not only for their love, but for their lives, as destiny seals their tragic fate in this classic tale of desperation and desire
 
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Boyer, Charles
Languages
English (275)
French (88)
Spanish (20)
German (16)
Japanese (2)
Catalan (2)
Multiple languages (2)
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