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Korda, Vincent 1896-1979

Overview
Works: 37 works in 55 publications in 3 languages and 1,652 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 535 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 329 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 )
7 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 300 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 120 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 45 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
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( visu )
2 editions published between 1936 and 1985 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A classic science fiction fantasy about the world after a devastating war. Science leads the world to recovery after decades of war but still must meet the threat of ignorance
The fallen idol ( 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
El ladrón de Bagdad The thief of Bagdad ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 4 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
Le film commence avec un documentaire sur la situation au moment de la déclaration de guerre, contrastant une Allemagne de fer, armée et unie sous l'emprise d'un fou fanatique avec une Grande-Bretagne et ses villages paisibles et dorés. C'est aussi le tableau de la vie quotidienne des femmes et des hommes britanniques qui se préparnet à tout sacrifier pour leur liberté
Q planes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 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
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
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
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
Elephant boy by Zoltan Korda( 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
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
La vie privée d'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
Le livre de la jungle by Zoltan Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (35)
Spanish (4)
Hungarian (1)
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