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Korda, Vincent 1896-1979

Overview
Works: 45 works in 73 publications in 5 languages and 1,977 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film noir  Science fiction 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 567 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 )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 378 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 )
2 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 365 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 134 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 126 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 )
3 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and German 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 )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 93 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 49 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
H.G. Wells' Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( visu )
9 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 47 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 23 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
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 ( 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
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
La vie privée d'Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 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 )
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
Sein oder Nichtsein by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Am Vorabend des Zweiten Weltkrieges muss sich auch die Warschauer Theaterwelt dem Naziregime beugen. Anstatt eines antinaitonalsozialistischen Stücks wird "Hamlet" wieder auf den Spielplan gesetzt. Als die Deutschen in Polen einmarschieren, begeben sich die Schauspieler in den Widerstand. In den deutschen Uniformen aus dem Bühnenfundus drehen sie die tollsten Dinger: Sie machen Nazispitzel unschädlich, führen die Gestapo in die Irre und treiben ihre Aktionen auf eine gefährliche Spitze
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Grâce à son immense talent, Rembrandt van Rijn est élevé au firmament des peintres dans sa Hollande natale. Au sommet de sa gloire, la malchance s'abat sur lui : sa femme et seule inspiration, Saskia, meurt. La descente aux enfers commence alors pour le peintre endetté et meurtri
Un mari idéal An @ideal husband by Alexander Korda( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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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
ヴィンセント・コルダ
文森特·科达
Languages
English (42)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
Hungarian (2)
Italian (1)
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