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Vidor, Charles 1900-1959

Overview
Works: 173 works in 501 publications in 8 languages and 6,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Charles Vidor
Publications by Charles Vidor
Publications by Charles Vidor, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Charles Vidor
 
Most widely held works by Charles Vidor
Gilda by Charles Vidor( visu )
112 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
"Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in a South American city and quickly rises to become Mundson's 'main man.' All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with his new bride, Gilda-- a woman from Johnny's past. Mundson, unaware of their previous love affair, assigns Farrell the job of keeping Gilda a faithful wife. Fraught with hatred, Gilda does her best to antagonize, intimidate, and instill jealousy in Farrell-- until circumstances allow him to get even."--Container
Hans Christian Andersen by Frank Loesser( visu )
35 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Hans Christian Andersen, a young Danish cobbler with a special gift of storytelling, weaves his tales of magic for the children of Copenhagen
Love me or leave me by Charles Vidor( visu )
17 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and German and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Jazz age singing sensation Ruth Etting had it all, but it took more than talent to make it big. Her rise to fame at the hands of her Chicago gangster boyfriend turned her life off stage into a world of fear and abuse
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( visu )
32 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Drama about a wounded American ambulance driver who falls in love with his nurse during World War I
Cover girl by Charles Vidor( visu )
22 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 636 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
A Song to remember ( visu )
17 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 309 libraries worldwide
After Polish-born Chopin refuses to perform for the Czarist governor, he and his mentor Prof. Eisner, flee to Paris. There, the handsome musician begins a stormy affair with the brilliant authoress George Sand, who encourages his composing. The liaison is threatened, however, when Chopin embarks on a concert to raise funds for Polish rebels, even though he's stricken with tuberculosis
Icons of screwball comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
The desperadoes ( visu )
4 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 150 libraries worldwide
A reformed ex-outlaw (Ford) is framed for a bank robbery, his friend the sheriff (Scott) helps him escape, and together they bring the real robbers to justice
Song without end the story of Franz Liszt ( visu )
13 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 141 libraries worldwide
The splendor and music of nineteenth-century Europe set the background for this romanticized biography of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt, a man torn between his music, the church, and the woman he loves
The loves of Carmen ( visu )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Set in 19th-Century Spain. Carmen is an amoral gypsy with a penchant for trouble and temporary love affairs. Young, respectable Dragoon Don Jose falls hard for the willful, sexy Carmen, but soon finds himself embroiled in her bohemian lifestyle and criminal ways. After killing his commanding officer in a duel, Jose and Carmen flee to a mountainous gypsy hideout
Rhapsody by Charles Vidor( visu )
3 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A soap opera with classical music background. Elizabeth Taylor plays a woman involved with a violinist and a pianist. They take out their frustration with flamboyant concerts
The Swan ( visu )
5 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
A shy princess's head tells her to wed a worldly Crown Prince, but her heart is drawn to a dashing commoner. Garbed in dreamy Helen Rose gowns, surrounded by Mittel-European opulence, the leading lady dances, duels, flirts, falls in love and makes even the most jaded moviegoer want to believe in fairy tales
The films of Rita Hayworth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Tonight and every night: Musical about life in war-time London which is a tribute to those who endured the nightly bombing raids
American avant-garde shorts dream of a rarebit fiend ; Salome ; the fall of the house of Usher ; the bridge ; Lot in Sodom ( visu )
in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Dream of a rarebit fiend presents a man who eats rarebit and then has nightmares in which inanimate objects come to life and his bed flies off with him. -- Salome stars the famous dancer Alla Nazimova. -- The fall of the house of Usher is a version of Edgar Allan Poe's tale. It stresses atmosphere by optical distortions, multiple exposures, and dramatic lighting. - - The bridge is Charles Vidor's experimental version of Ambrose Bierce's "An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge". -- Lot in Sodom is an experimental telling of the Old Testament story in terms of homosexuality and the subconscious
The Ernest Hemingway film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
An English nurse and an American soldier have an affair on the Italian front during World War I; Hemingway's semi-autobiographical Nick Adams stories are dramatized; a writer lies feverish and delirious from an African hunting accident wound and feels like a failure as he reflects upon his life; a group of expatriates lives in Paris pursuing love, sex, and alcohol but happiness eludes them; a jockey wins a steeplechase race he had agreed to throw
Ladies in retirement ( visu )
2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A psychopathic companion-housekeeper strangles her employer, a retired actress, to prevent the institutionalization of the employer's two mentally ill sisters. Set in a lonely mansion on the Thames estuary
Icons of screwball comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret. Together again: The mayor's widow falls for a sculptor as he works on a statue of her late husband
The man from Laramie the desperadoes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The man from Laramie: A vigilante is obsessed with finding the man responsible for his brother's death
The Lady in question ( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A Parisian shop owner's shrewd, caustic arguments in the jury room win the aquittal of a young woman accused of murdering her wealthy lover, and his kindness eventually lands her a job in his shop. When one of the other jurors becomes convinced that the woman is guilty, the shop owner's son takes it upon himself to hide her from her persecutors. This newfound love enrages the father so much that he threatens to return to court to reverse his judgment
The Tuttles of Tahiti ( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The Tuttle clan have not a penny to their names, but always just on the verge of finding a fortune
 
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Alternative Names
Vidor, Károly.
Vidor, Károly, 1900-1959
Vidor, Karoly 1900-1959 Frueherer Name
Languages
English (219)
Spanish (23)
German (14)
French (8)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (4)
Catalan (2)
Chinese (1)
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