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Thirard, Armand

Works: 70 works in 147 publications in 4 languages and 2,777 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Romance films  Crime films  Music videos  Televised ballets 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Armand Thirard
Publications by Armand Thirard
Most widely held works by Armand Thirard
Les Diaboliques = The devils by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
23 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in French and English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Suspense classic that influenced the 1960 movie, Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock. Tells the story of a sadistic headmaster of a Parisian boarding school who is murdered by his wife and mistress, whom he has mistreated. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared. Then come reports of sightings, terrifying his killers
Et Dieu-- créa la femme = "... and God created woman" by Roger Vadim( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 497 libraries worldwide
An 18-year-old finds herself fatally attracted towards men. [c.f Halliwell's]
Quai des orfèvres by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 352 libraries worldwide
A jealous husband is accused of murder after a man his wife was flirting with turns up dead
Mayerling by Anatole Litvak( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in French and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A young baron's daughter begins a tumultuous affair with an Archduke that is heir to the Austrian throne. Based on the true story of the tragic events surrounding the life of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and Baroness Mary Vetsera
Remorques by Jean Grémillon( visu )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in French and held by 136 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
David Golder by Julien Duvivier( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 116 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
La tête d'un homme ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Willy Ferriere is dead broke and his mistress costs a lot. One day, he says in a pub 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 Superintendant Maigret feels something is wrong
Poil de carotte by Julien Duvivier( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 113 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
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 103 libraries worldwide
In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves
Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Latin and held by 101 libraries worldwide
This 1967 performance of Verdi's sacred masterpiece features four of the 20th century's greatest Verdi singers--Container
Jean Grémillon during the occupation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Remorques. Gabin plays Laurent, a salvage-boat captain who rescues a merchant vessel from a storm-tossed sea. The vessel's far-from-grateful captain (Jean Marchat) manages to skip without paying Laurent his salvage money, leaving behind his wife Catherine (Michele Morgan). Tending to Catherine's injuries until they reach port, Laurent falls in love with the woman, despite the fact that he is already married to the seriously ill Yvonne (Madeleine Renaud). It takes a lot of doing, but Laurent eventually ends his affair and allows his own wife to expire believing that he's been 100% faithful
La salaire de la peur = Wages of fear ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 65 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
Les bijoutiers du clair de lune = The night heaven fell ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and held by 64 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 )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : dans un petit hôtel sur le canal Saint Martin, chaque chambre a son histoire : un jeune couple d'amoureux aspire au suicide, une fille vit de ses charmes, son ami a livré des acolytes à la police ; certains couples sont mal assortis et puis surtout, il y a Arletty et Louis Jouvet qui voudraient changer d'"atmosphère"
And God created woman by Roger Vadim( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"An 18-year-old finds herself fatally attracted towards men."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Le repos du guerrier = Warriors rest by Roger Vadim( visu )
3 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Genevieve is an innocent young woman led to heartbreak, frustration and despair by a man she rescues from a suicide attempt--Container
Manon : a ballet by Jules Massenet( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Fin de la deuxième guerre mondiale, dans un village français, la jeune Manon (Cécile Aubry) est accusée de collaboration avec les nazis. Sauvée du lynchage par le jeune Robert Dégrieux (Michel Auclair), les deux jeunes gens fuient à Paris. Où leur relation ne tarde pas à devenir orageuse, suite au comportement de Manon
Der Engel, der ein Teufel war Voici le temps des assassins by Julien Duvivier( visu )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in French and German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"À Paris, André Chatelin, un restaurateur au grand cœur, voit débarquer la fille de sa première épouse qu'il n'a pas vue depuis des années. La jeune femme se prénomme Catherine et déclare que depuis la mort de sa mère à Marseille elle n'a nulle part où aller. Bientôt, la jeune fille tente d'évincer Gérard, un sympathique étudiant sans le sou qu'André considère comme son fils. Ce n'est que le début de son projet machiavélique..." (Source :
Die Teuflischen : ein Film von H.G. Clouzot nach d. Roman von Boileau u. Narcejac ( visu )
2 editions published in 1954 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
La vérité by Henri-Georges Clouzot( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The trial of a young girl Dominique Marceau for the murder of a young man who was in love with her. The prejudices of the trial and the truth about the boy's love for her and her own love for him leads her to commit suicide
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French (67)
English (10)
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