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Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

Works: 1,092 works in 2,473 publications in 8 languages and 44,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  War films  Horror films  Monster films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, msd, Arranger, Musician, Performer, Director, Adapter, Actor, Other, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, Curator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
99 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,150 libraries worldwide
Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors while confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg. When he suspects that a salesman may have murdered his nagging, invalid wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his stunning socialite girlfriend to investigate the suspicious chain of events
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( visu )
47 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,892 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage
Sunset Blvd. by Billy Wilder( visu )
49 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,390 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. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
62 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,516 libraries worldwide
A young woman who believes she has found her heart's desire when she marries the dashing aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter. But upon moving to Manderley, her groom's baroque ancestral mansion, she soon learns that his deceased wife's memory haunts not only the home but the temperamental, brooding Maxim as well
A place in the sun by George Stevens( visu )
19 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,434 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
Woman of the year by George Stevens( visu )
12 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,144 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
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
24 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,130 libraries worldwide
A sedate young girl marries a playboy, and comes to suspect that he is trying to murder her
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( visu )
32 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent
Rebecca by Franz Waxman( file )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 895 libraries worldwide
A day at the races by Sam Wood( visu )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 888 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
The Spirit of St. Louis by Wei de er( visu )
6 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Basada en hechos reales esta película narra la gran hazaña del primer hombre que atravesó el océano atlántico de N.Y. a París a los mandos de un avión en el año 1927. Tras cambiar su motocicleta y un puñado de dólares por un viejo y destartalado biplano. Charles A. Lindergh, un joven entusiasta de la aviación, se gana la vida con la mayor de sus pasiones, volar. Participa en ferias y festivales, reparte correo urgente y hasta imparte clases de aviación para ganarse la vida, hasta que se entera de que un entusiasta neoyorkino ofrece 25.000 dólares a áquel que primero cruce volando el atlántico
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 791 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
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 765 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
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and German and held by 704 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 )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 688 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 )
27 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 683 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
Fury by Fritz Lang( visu )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 657 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
Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen( visu )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and German and held by 654 libraries worldwide
Fonda stars as a WWII supply ship officer itching to get into the fight
Destination Tokyo by Delmer Daves( visu )
14 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships
Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Scientist Henry Frankenstein and his hunchbacked assistant, Fritz, embark on an unholy mission by stealing a body from a graveyard and a human brain from a medical college
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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
Waxmann, Franz 1906-1967
Φραντς Γουάξμαν
Франц Ваксман
פרנץ וקסמן
فرانتس واکسمن آهنگساز آلمانی
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English (348)
German (35)
French (28)
Spanish (27)
Italian (6)
Dutch (3)
Polish (2)
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