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Korda, Vincent 1896-1979

Overview
Works: 37 works in 70 publications in 5 languages and 1,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  War films  History  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Children's films  Musical films  Comedy films 
Roles: ard, Designer, Set designer, Printmaker, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Vincent Korda
Publications by Vincent Korda
Publications by Vincent Korda, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Vincent Korda
 
Most widely held works by Vincent Korda
The longest day by Ken Annakin( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"As nervy as it is hilarious, a masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch, To Be Or Not To Be; is a Hollywood film of the boldest black humor, which went into production soon after the U.S. entered World War II. Lubitsch manages to brilliantly balance political satire, romance, slapstick, and urgent wartime suspense in a comic high-wire act that has never been equaled."--Container
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
Summertime by David Lean( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
The story of a witty but lonely secretary who takes a vacation in Venice, hoping to fall in love. She does -- with a very handsome but very married Italian man
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
4 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 123 libraries worldwide
The greatest British thriller of the post-war era, this fable of moral corruption is set in a world of Byzantine visual complexity - the streets and ruins of occupied Vienna. A naive and foolishly romantic American novelist, Holly Martins, pursues the murderers of his best friend, Harry Lime; spars with the cynical British police major, Calloway; hunts for the mysterious "third man" who witnessed Harry's death; and falls hopelessly and unrequitedly in love with Harry's mistress, Anna. Finally in two climatic scenes shot on a ferris wheel and in the city's sewers, Holly comes face to face with the supreme evil, the supreme betrayal, both Harry's and his own
The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Lavish historical spectacle lustily portraying the life and lovers of notorious British Monarch, King Henry VIII
H.G. Wells' Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( visu )
12 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A hundred-year journey beginning with the start of a war that leaves the world living in underground cities, and ends in 2036 A.D. when a man and a woman are rocketed to the moon
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
The lion has wings by Michael Powell( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Documentary style feature film that portrays Great Britain's entry into World War II and highlights the strength of the Royal Air Force
Q planes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The mysterious disappearance of new fighter bombers on their test flights sends Major Hammond of Scotland Yard on the trail of spies, murderers and suspicious women
El ladrón de Bagdad = The thief of Bagdad ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
El príncipe Ahmad es el verdadero rey de Bagdad pero le han dejado ciego, le han desterrado y obligado a mendigar. Pronto conocerá a Abu, el mejor ladrón de todo Bagdad y juntos protagonizarán cientos de aventuras
21 jours ensemble by Basil Dean( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Lors d'une Altercation, Larry Durrant tue accidentellement le mari de la femme qu'il aime, Wanda. Désespéré, il se tourne vers son frère Keith, brillant avocat à la cour, qui décide de le protéger en cachant la vérité. C'est alors qu'un vagabond est injustement arrêté pour ce meurtre
Elephant boy by Zoltan Korda( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
As Kipling's Toomai of the elephants, 13-year-old Sabu leads a British hunting expedition through the jungle with his pachyderm pal, instantly becoming a legend
Un mari idéal An @ideal husband by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sir Chiltern, futur ministre, est sur le point de révéler au parlement les dessous d'un projet frauduleux. La mystérieuse Mrs Cheveley intervient et le supplie de soutenir ce projet. Chiltern refuse. Mrs Cheveley décide alors de procéder à un chantage : elle menace de révéler au public son passé plus que douteux
The jungle book by Zoltan Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. When the wolves hear that the fierce tiger, Shere Kahn, is nearby, they decide to send Mowgli to a local "man tribe." On his way to the village, Mowgli meets and befriends many jungle animals
I stand condemned ( visu )
2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A Russian officer is tricked into borrowing money from a spy. He is condemned for treason, but saved when a girl who loves him gives herself to a profiteer
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Beginning with Rembrandt in his prime, the film tracks his quiet descent into loneliness and isolated self-expression following the death of his wife." -- Container
Korda Vince : egy művészi életút a szépség igézetében by Katalin Telepy( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Hungarian and held by 1 library worldwide
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Zoltan Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
El príncipe Ahmad es el verdadero rey de Bagdad pero le han dejado ciego, le han desterrado y obligado a mendigar. Pronto conocerá a Abu, el mejor ladrón de todo Bagdad y juntos protagonizarán cientos de aventuras
 
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Alternative Names
Kellner, Vincze 1896-1979
Vincent Korda
Vincent Korda Art director
Vincent Korda Hongaars scenograaf (1897-1979)
Vincent Korda scenografo ungherese
Vincent Korda ungarischer Filmarchitekt und Szenenbildner
Вінсент Корда
Languages
English (45)
Spanish (5)
German (3)
Hungarian (2)
Italian (2)
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