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Walbrook, Anton 1900-1967

Works: 133 works in 573 publications in 6 languages and 7,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Historical films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Anton Walbrook
Publications by Anton Walbrook
Publications by Anton Walbrook, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Anton Walbrook
The red shoes by Michael Powell( visu )
111 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,291 libraries worldwide
Centres on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
58 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 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
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( visu )
72 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Lola Montez, the notorious nineteenth-century courtesan and mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, who eventually became a performer in an American circus
La ronde by Max Ophuls( visu )
53 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Set in half-lit, turn-of-the-century Viennese interiors, this film is an elaborate satire of the rituals of love. A merry-go-round of romance is detailed in episodic fashion. Each of the ten sketches is introduced by a master of ceremonies, who appears with the metaphorical carousel. Ophuls comments definitively on the futility of transitory relationships, wherein the deceivers are in turn deceived
49th parallel by Michael Powell( visu )
19 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 libraries worldwide
As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( visu )
6 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Graham Green's adaptation of Bernard Shaw's play about the life of Joan of Arc
Dead of night ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
Dead of night ; The queen of spades ( visu )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
Lola Montès : un film ( visu )
2 editions published between 1955 and 1987 in French and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Lola Montes was the mistress of composer Franz Liszt and the King of Bavaria, at the same time. Now people come to the traveling circus, paying to hear the private details of her life in a series of flashbacks, reveal romance and its cost. An inspired, lyrical masterpiece
The Queen of spades ( visu )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The Count of Saint Germain divulged to Countess Ranevskaya the secret of the three winning cards. Captain Suvorin tries to wrest this secret from the Countess by hook or by crook. She dies of fright and haunts him
Viktor und Viktoria ( visu )
15 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A poverty-stricken singer in Depression-era Paris becomes convinced that the only way she can earn a living on the nightclub circuit is to masquerade as a man who impersonates women. The film provides a glimpse into the world of theatres, stages and variety clubs, up front and backstage
Essential art house ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The life and death of Colonel Blimp: "Famous British cartoon character Colonel Blimp was made flesh and blood in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's complex, humane portrait of a well-mannered soldier, whom the film follows through the first half of the twentieth century"--Container
The red shoes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Een talentvolle ballerina wordt door haar impresario gedwongen tot een keuze tussen haar balletcarrière en de liefde
Dangerous moonlight by Brian Desmond Hurst( visu )
7 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
As Hitler's army invades Poland, a celebrated Polish composer and pianist is tricked into fleeing to England. Torn between his patriotism and his love for music, he decides to forsake his musical career and join a British bomber squadron to avenge the death of his countrymen
Victoria the great by Herbert Wilcox( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Intimate depiction of England's long-reigning queen, following her from the first years of her reign to the celebration of her Diamond Jubilee
Musical classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Mystery classics : 100 movie pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A collection of 100 mystery films with intrigue and suspense. Combining its popular Mystery and Dark Crimes 50 Movie Packs, Mill Creek Entertainment returns you to a time when the movies were black and white but the dark characters that inhabited them displayed every shade of grey. Deception, betrayal, corruption, larceny and murder stir the landscape in this collection of amoral tales that thrilled bygone audiences and are back to delight a new generation
Lola Montez ( visu )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"The Cahiers du cinéma critics were almost alone in championing Max Ophuls's commercially disastrous last film. Time has validated them. Ophuls did some of their critical work for them in this self-reflexive film in which narrative is first de- and then beautifully reconstructed. The film recounts in flashbacks the life of the courtesan Lola Montez (Martine Carol), who ended her days as a circus attraction in a series of gaudy tableaux depicting her scandalous life. Peter Ustinov, extraordinary in the role of the ringmaster, invites the audience to ask 'the most indelicate questions' of this 'monster of cruelty with the eyes of an angel.' She is the cinema's femme fatale come full circle; she is the artist himself, who similarly laid himself open with this film. The flashback also is stripped of contrivance: it becomes pure emotion, the past of a woman who has no present. This is further distilled in the wild colors and sets through which the camera roams, free of any allegiance to narrative space"--Judy Bloch. Pacific Film Archive program note
Les chaussons rouges by Michael Powell( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Une danseuse inconnue est découverte par un célèbre impresario qui en fait la vedette d'un ballet créé pour elle, Les Chaussons rouges. Il lui demande de sacrifier à sa carrière son amour pour un jeune compositeur
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Adolf Wohlbrück austerriksk skodespelar
Adolf Wohlbrück österrikisk skådespelare
Adolf Wohlbrück østerriksk skuespiller
Adolf Wohlbrück østrigsk skuespiller
Anton Walbrook acteur autrichien
Anton Walbrook actor austríac
Anton Walbrook actor austríaco
Anton Walbrook attore austriaco
Anton Walbrook Austrian actor
Anton Walbrook Oostenrijks acteur
Walbrook, Anton
Walbrook, Anton 1896-1967
Wohlbrck, Adolf 1900-1967
Wohlbruck, Adolf
Wohlbrück, Adolf 1900-1967
Wohlbrück, Adolf Anton Wilhelm, 1896-1967
Wohlbrück, Adolf Wilhelm Anton 1896-1967
Wohlbruck, Adolph 1896-1967
Wohlbruck, Adolph 1900-1967
Wohlbruck, Adolphe 1900-1967
Wohlbrück, Anton 1900-1967
Wohlbrueck, Adolf 1900-1967
Антон Волбрук австрійський актор
Уолбрук, Антон
אנטון וולברוק שחקן אוסטרי
آنتون والبروک بازیگر اتریشی
English (246)
French (92)
German (36)
Spanish (10)
Italian (4)
Chinese (2)
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