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Maté, Rudolph 1899-1964

Works: 299 works in 649 publications in 6 languages and 8,811 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Fiction  Vampire films  Horror films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Director, Performer, Photographer, Illustrator, Film editor, Scenarist, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Rudolph Maté
Publications by Rudolph Maté
Publications by Rudolph Maté, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Rudolph Maté
Most widely held works by Rudolph Maté
D.O.A by Rudolph Maté( visu )
75 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 970 libraries worldwide
Frank Bigelow, a real-estate salesman, is accidently given a slow-acting, lethal poison. In the few hours left to him, he frantically seeks to learn who is responsible and why he was poisoned
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( visu )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Ellen (Dunne), supposedly dead, returns to the U.S. to find husband Nick (Grant) married to another woman (Patrick)
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( visu )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 644 libraries worldwide
In the 5th-century B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta has only his 300 bodyguards to stand with him against an invasion by the 60,000 men of the Persian army. Their heroic stand against the invasion gives the other Greek city-stats time to organize a large fighting force and ultimately defeat the Persians
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a theatrical troupe in Warsaw during World War II. They use every trick at their command to outwit the Nazi occupation troops, and at the same time, hold the Nazis up to ridicule
Vampyr by Carl Theodor Dreyer( visu )
13 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 577 libraries worldwide
A young man staying in a remote inn suspects that he is surrounded by vampires and has a dream of his own death
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence
When worlds collide ( visu )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Sahara by Zoltan Korda( visu )
3 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Liba, seconda guerra mondiale. Dopo la caduta di Tobruk, il sergente Gunn e la sua truppa battono in ritirata attraverso il Sahara. Lungo la strada raccolgono alcuni soldati alleati ed il caporale sudanese Tambul con un prigionero italiano. Alla disperata ricerca di acqua, il gruppo raggiunge una fortezza costruita nel deserto
Cover girl by Charles Vidor( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
A dancer in a Brooklyn night club catches the eye of a magazine publisher, who sees in her potential as a future cover girl
The violent men ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A large sprawling western drama about a ruthless land baron who loses his grip on things due to violent forces opposing him
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A full-throttle espionage thriller, starring Joel McCrea as a green Yank reporter sent to Europe to get the scoop on the imminent war. It's wall-to-wall witty repartee, head-spinning plot twists, and brilliantly mounted suspense set pieces, including an ocean plane crash climax with astonishing special effects
The far horizons by Fred MacMurray( visu )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
This adventure drama portrays the Lewis & Clark Expedition's trek through the Pacific Northwest with guidance from the the Native American maiden Sacajawea
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( visu )
7 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 159 libraries worldwide
A great, aging artist succumbs to despair when the young model and pupil he adores leaves him for a woman. Although the story is discreetly played at a father/adopted son level on the surface, the homosexual subtext is quite clear in this early Dreyer film made in Germany
5 film noir killer classics ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Detour: Hitchhiking across the country to reunite with his girlfriend the film's "hero" encounters two sinister characters -- one of them a venomous, blackmailing woman whom he accidentally murders
Miracle in the rain ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A secretary accepts an impulsive marriage proposal from an army private just before he is dispatched overseas to fight in World War II. When she receives news of his death, her suffering becomes unbearable-- until a miracle occurs
Union Station ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 122 libraries worldwide
"Returning to the city from her wealthy employer's residence, Joyce Willecombe (Nancy Olson), spots two armed men on the train. She reports them to the conductor who radios the Station's police. Once at Union Station she points out the men to Lt. William Calhoun (William Holden), head of the station's police squad and they find out that the gunmen are members of a gang who have kidnapped her employer's blind daughter and are seeking a $100,000 ransom. The Chicago police headed by inspector Donnelly (Barry Fitzgerald), and the FBI are both called in"--Container
Love affair by Leo McCarey( visu )
4 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Michel Marnet and Terry McKay meet on a ship on which he is sailing to marry a rich heirss. When they fall in love they agree to meet 6 months later at the top of the Empire State Building, if they are both still free. On the way Terry meets with crippling accident
Branded ( visu )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Twenty-five years ago the Lavery's baby boy was kidnapped. A con man convinces a young man to impersonate the boy, so as to gain the Lavery estate. But the man confesses to the Lavery's daughter who he is, and vows to find the real son
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Alternative Names
Maté Rudolf 1898-1964
Maté Rudy 1898-1964
Maté, Rudy 1899-1964
Mayer, Rudol f1898-1964
Mayer, Rudolf 1898-1964
Mayer, Rudolf 1899-1964
English (167)
German (13)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Danish (1)
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