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Thirard, Armand

Works: 53 works in 67 publications in 3 languages and 2,312 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Romance films  Filmed performances  Crime films  Concert television programs 
Roles: Cinematographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Armand Thirard
Publications by Armand Thirard
Most widely held works by Armand Thirard
Et Dieu-- créa la femme God created woman by Roger Vadim( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Juliette is an 18 year-old orphan whose unbridled appetite for pleasure shakes up all of St. Tropez. Her sweet but naïve husband Michel endures beatings, insults and mambo in his attempts to tame her wild ways
Quai des orfèvres by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 356 libraries worldwide
A jealous husband is accused of murder after a man his wife was flirting with turns up dead
Les Diaboliques The devils by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Un homme odieux et despotique dirige un pensionnat de garçons. Il est secondé par sa femme Christina et sa maîtresse Nicole. Les deux femmes s'unissent pour le tuer. Elles le droguent puis le noient dans une baignoire et jettent le corps dans une piscine. Le cadavre disparaît puis réapparaît. Le coeur fragile de Christina ne supporte pas cela. L'inspecteur Fichet devine la machination ourdie par Nicole et son amant pour se débarasser d'une épouse encombrante
Mayerling by Anatole Litvak( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in French and held by 287 libraries worldwide
The famous love story of Archduke Rudolph of Austria and his young mistress, Maria Vetsera, is complemented by Litvak's graceful mise-en-scene. During a waltz at a grand ball, Rudolph tells Maria that their only solution lies in death. At Mayerling, the royal hunting lodge, their pact is sealed
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and held by 164 libraries worldwide
In a small, isolated, hot and dusty Central American village, there's only one thing to do: dream of getting out. An opportunity for escape presents itself, but only to those with nerves of steel. An American oil company has offered to pay big money to get two trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over to a well fire. The catch is that the unpaved terrain contains enough bumps and crags to make the unstable material explode, instantly killing the driver. Nonetheless, the company has many applicants hungry for work, and a quartet of the coolest are chosen. But even these stalwart men will discover that fear of their deadly payload can ignite even the most frozen emotions
Remorques by Jean Grémillon( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 120 libraries worldwide
For Andre and the other members of the crew of the tugboat Cyclone, existence is harshly divided between the danger of the stormy seas and the safety of life at home with their patient women. When Andre meets temptation in the form of the alluring Catherine during a risky rescue, he comes perilously close to betraying his wife of ten years
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Latin and held by 99 libraries worldwide
This 1967 performance of Verdi's sacred masterpiece features four of the 20th century's greatest Verdi singers--Container
David Golder by Julien Duvivier( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 90 libraries worldwide
David Golder thinks that money can buy everything; he does not want to help his associate who takes his own life. His wife and his daughter live in luxury and would not imagine it any other way. The daughter displays no love, no tenderness, no human emotion at all. Later when she comes back to her desperate father, she will have the same behavior
Poil de carotte by Julien Duvivier( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 88 libraries worldwide
François' mother, Madame Lepic, hates him and she nicknames him "Poil de Carotte" (carrot hair). His father is more interested in politics and hunting than he is in him. In spite of the affection of his godfather and his friend Mathilde, whom he calls his "fiancé," young Poil de Carotte contemplates suicide. On a particularly difficult day, he attempts to hang himself. Mr. Lepic saves his life just in time and understands he is partly to blame
La tête d'un homme by Julien Duvivier( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Willy Ferriere is dead broke and his mistress costs a lot. One day, he says in a café that he would give 100,000 francs to get rid of his wealthy aunt. Someone lets him know it's a deal. The aunt is murdered, and a poor chap is manipulated to be the perfect suspect. But Superintendent Maigret feels something is wrong
Jean Grémillon during the occupation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Though little known outside of France, Jean Grémillon was a consummate filmmaker from his country's golden age. This set showcases three of his richest films, which were made during the German occupation of France. These character-driven dramas are humane, entertaining, and technically brilliant, and prove Grémillon to be one of cinema's true hidden masters
The night heaven fell ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Ursula (Bardot), a convent girl vacationing with her aunt and uncle in Spain meets Lamberto (Boyd), a criminal who murders her uncle and seduces her aunt. The two misfits then seek refuge from the law and the moral code of the day by hiding in the mountains
Hôtel du nord by Marcel Carné( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The Hôtel du Nord is a family-run hotel on the edge of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. As the family is celebrating a first communion, a young couple checks in, planning a double suicide. Only one shot is fired, and the man, Pierre, flees leaving his lover, Renée, to die in the room. But he leaves the gun behind and she survives. A series of convoluted affairs between hotel patrons and staff, as well as passion-fueled travels across France, ensue--all to end the story in perfect symmetry
La vérité by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Résumé figurant sur la jaquette : "Une jeune femme aux moeurs légères (Brigitte Bardot) est accusée d'avoir assassiné son amant (Sami Frey). Le procureur général retrace la vie dissolue de la jeune femme et la dépeint comme un monstre de perversité. Au fil des plaidoiries, Brigitte Bardot dans un rôle dramatique sent son destin lui échapper, bien loin de "la vérité"
L'assassin habite au 21 by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A murder takes place in a boarding house full of eccentrics and each one is a suspect
Smiling Madame Beudet by Germaine Dulac( visu )
in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
One of the first feminist movies, The Smiling Madame Beudet is the story of an intelligent woman trapped in a loveless marriage. Her husband is used to playing a stupid practical joke in which he puts an empty revolver to his head and threatens to shoot himself. One day, while the husband is away, she puts bullets in the revolver. However, she is stricken with remorse and tries to retrieve the bullets the next morning. Her husband gets to the revolver first only this time he points the revolver at her
Babette s'en va-t-en guerre by Christian-Jaque( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A comedy with Brigitte Bardot as a Resistance fighter who tangles with the sinister Gestapo chief, "Papa Schultz."
Les cinq gentlemen maudits by Julien Duvivier( visu )
2 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
After attempting to remove a woman's veil, five men on vacation in Morocco are placed under a curse by a sorcerer, who lists the order of their deaths. Then they begin to die, one by one
Symphonie fantastique ; Les nuits d'été by Hector Berlioz( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A biographical film chronicling the life and struggles of French composer Hector Berlioz
Diabolique [from book "Celle qui n'était pas" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac] ( file )
1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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