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Korda, Vincent 1896-1979

Overview
Works: 30 works in 52 publications in 5 languages and 1,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Military history  Anecdotes  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: ard, Designer, Set designer, Printmaker
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 )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 518 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
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 324 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
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and German and held by 253 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
Summertime by David Lean( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 119 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 )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 119 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 )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
"Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives."--Container
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells( visu )
6 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( visu )
3 editions published between 1936 and 1985 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 21 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 )
in English and held by 7 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
The Thief of Bagdad by Michael Powell( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 6 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
Le lion a des ailes by Michael Powell( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 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
Q planes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Prototype British planes are mysteriously disappearing on their test flights and Major Hammond of London's Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. At first resented as an outsider, he teams up with star pilot Tony McVane to try to unravel the case-while his reporter-sister Kay nearly unravels McVane. The mystery is still unsolved when Tony takes up a new plane and is brought down in the Atlantic by a powerful ray, beamed from a ship, which cuts the plane's radio and engine. He is taken aboard as a captive, where he discovers that the other missing pilots have suffered the same fate. As Hammond, having cracked the case, steams to the rescue, Tony leads the airmen to a daring escape
21 jours ensemble by Basil Dean( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
La vie privée d'Henry VIII The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Henry VIII, souverain redouté, eut six femmes toutes aussi différentes les unes que les autres : la très convenable Catherine d'Aragon, la malheureuse Anne Boleyn, la naïve Jeanne Seymour, l'ingénieuse Anne de Clèves, l'ambitieuse Catherine Howard et la sérieuse Catherine Parr. Henry VIII leur a réservé un destin particulier sans jamais trouver le bonheur durable avec l'une d'entre elles
Elephant boy by Robert Joseph Flaherty( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 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
Le livre de la jungle by Zoltan Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Un mari idéal by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
I stand condemned ( visu )
2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
During World War I, the armies of Kaiser Wilhelm rolled over Eastern Europe, and one thing contributed more than any, espionage
 
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English (37)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
Hungarian (1)
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