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Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

Overview
Works: 1,155 works in 2,232 publications in 8 languages and 43,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Screwball comedy films  Monster films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Arranger, Musician, msd, Performer, Director, Actor, Instrumentalist, Creator, Curator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
77 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,001 libraries worldwide
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( visu )
35 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,679 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
41 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,357 libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance, setting tragedy into motion
A place in the sun by George Stevens( visu )
13 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
49 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
A mystery drama in which a timid young woman marries a troubled widower who is accused of murdering his first wife
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
20 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
15 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 libraries worldwide
One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time
Woman of the year by George Stevens( visu )
7 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 920 libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
A day at the races by Marx Brothers( visu )
4 editions published between 1937 and 1983 in English and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Groucho and Chico are working in a sanatorium. We are asked to believe that the Brothers are more interested in saving the sanatorium from bankruptcy than in the racetrack next door. Groucho, in reality a horse doctor, is hypochondriac Margaret Dumont's personal physician ('Marry me and I'll never look at another horse'). Chico is a loyal employee and his friend Harpo is a jockey. A highlight is an encounter in which Chico systematically fleeces Groucho
Rebecca by Franz Waxman( file )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 840 libraries worldwide
The Spirit of St. Louis by Wei de er( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Set in World War II, the line of command breaks down in a sub that is stalking a Japanese destroyer that sank the captain's former command
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
4 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and German and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( visu )
23 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 672 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a group of American POWs are imprisoned the German POW camp: Stalag 17. When two prisoners are killed during an escape attempt, they realize that there is a spy among them
Mister Roberts by John Ford( visu )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Fonda stars as a WWII supply ship officer itching to get into the fight
Fury by Fritz Lang( visu )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 640 libraries worldwide
A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
Destination Tokyo ( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( visu )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
d’Alba, José, 1906-1967
d'Alba, José, 1906-1967
Franz Waxman amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej
Franz Waxman compositeur de musique de films, chef d'orchestre
Franz Waxman compositore tedesco naturalizzato statunitense
Franz Waxman Duits componist (1906-1967)
Franz Waxman German film composer
Franz Waxman tysk komponist
Franz Waxman tysk kompositör
Vaksman, F. 1906-1967
Wachsmann, F.
Wachsmann, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Wachsmann Franz 1906-1967
Waxman, F. 1906-1967
Waxman, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Waxman Franck 1906-1967
Waxman Frank 1906-1967
Waxman, Franz
Waxman, Franz 1906-1967
Waxmann, Franz 1906-1967
Φραντς Γουάξμαν
Франц Ваксман
פרנץ וקסמן
فرانتس واکسمن آهنگساز آلمانی
ფრანც ვაქსმანი
フランツ・ワックスマン
ワックスマン
弗朗茨·沃克斯曼
法蘭茲·威克斯曼
Languages
English (262)
German (32)
French (21)
Spanish (19)
Italian (6)
Dutch (3)
Polish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
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