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Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

Works: 924 works in 2,189 publications in 8 languages and 39,559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Horror films  Monster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Arranger, Musician, msd, Performer, Director, Actor, Instrumentalist, Curator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997,
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Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
94 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,990 libraries worldwide
A suspense melodrama. Confined to a wheel chair with a broken leg, a news photographer becomes suspicious of murder as he passes the time by surreptitiously watching several neighbors from the rear window of his Greenwich Village apartment
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
57 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,905 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 young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( visu )
45 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,684 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
A place in the sun by Theodore Dreiser( visu )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,425 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 )
61 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
47 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,144 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
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
25 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
Woman of the year by George Stevens( visu )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 937 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 Sam Wood( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in English and German and held by 913 libraries worldwide
A zany comedy featuring the antics of the Marx brothers posing as a horse doctor, a jockey, and a vendor of bad racing tips
The Spirit of St. Louis ( visu )
6 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 807 libraries worldwide
From barnstormer to flying-circus wing walker to air-mail pilot, Charles Augustus Lindbergh assaulted the beckoning skies like a lovestruck kid. On May 21, 1927, his affair with the air propelled him into 20th-century legend. That day he landed his single-engine plane at Le Bourget Field outside Paris, following takeoff 33 1/2 hours earlier from Roosevelt Field, New York
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 778 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
Rebecca by Franz Waxman( file )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 765 libraries worldwide
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 726 libraries worldwide
A United States submarine commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and German and held by 697 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
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages 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
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( visu )
24 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Blend of comedy and drama showing the monotonous yet anxiety filled existence of the inmates of a German prisoner-of-war camp in World War II, as they discover that they have a spy in their midst
Mister Roberts by John Ford( visu )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Fonda stars as a WWII supply ship officer itching to get into the fight
Fury by Fritz Lang( visu )
15 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 650 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
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( visu )
15 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 643 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
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( visu )
41 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced of his innocence
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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
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فرانتس واکسمن آهنگساز آلمانی
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Spanish (61)
French (58)
German (48)
Italian (12)
Multiple languages (7)
Dutch (5)
Polish (2)
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