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Curtiz, Michael 1888-1962

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Most widely held works by Michael Curtiz
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

502 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 7,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
White Christmas by Irving Berlin( Visual )

74 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

107 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

68 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney sings and dances his way through this musical. The video is a biography of George M. Cohan, famed playwright, entertainer and composer of patriotic songs
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

91 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

138 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of J.E.B. Stuart (Flynn), George Custer (Reagan) and other characters as they leave West Point in the years before the Civil War. Some join John Brown's army of fanatics and sincere reformers ; others are sent by the army to quash John Brown. The climax is the Battle of Harper's Ferry that began the War between the States
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

63 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested during the Monmouth Rebellion and falsely convicted of treason, Dr. Peter Blood is banished to the West Indies and sold into slavery. In Port Royal, Jamaica the Governor's daughter Arabella Bishop buys him for ten pounds to spite her uncle, Col. Bishop who owns a major plantation. Life is hard for the men and for Blood as well. By chance he treats the Governor's gout and is soon part of the medical service. He dreams of freedom and when the opportunity strikes, he and his friends rebel taking over a Spanish ship that has attacked the city. Soon, they are the most feared pirates on the seas, men without a country attacking all ships. When Arabella is prisoner, Blood decides to return her to Port Royal only to find that it is under the control of England's new enemy, France. All of them must decide if they are to fight for their new King
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

67 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. Jerry Connelly, the parish priest sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

67 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

64 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter (Wayne) arrests gambler Paul Regret (Whitman) but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a violent band of gunrunners and thieves known as the Comancheros. The last film of director Michael Curtiz (Casablanca)
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

67 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
Night and day by Cole Porter( Visual )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s
King Creole by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

40 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Orleans teenager struggles to graduate from high school while working at a sleazy French Quarter club to support his family
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

93 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the stage presentation of Irving Berlin's all-soldier musical
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

42 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and French and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex( Visual )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
We're no angels by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

32 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three convicts, Joseph, Albert and Jules, are plotting their escape from Devil's Island. Fate intervenes when they hide out with kindly but inept Felix and his family. Felix manages a store for his arrogant cousin Andre, who makes the fatal mistake of stealing Albert's pet, a poisonous snake. After resolving Felix's problems, the convicts return to prison, convinced that the world is much too wicked
Young man with a horn by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

25 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely little boy peeks into the window of a Skid Row dive. Mesmerized by the soaring magic played by a small jazz combo, he longs to create the same sounds. So with the guidance of a brilliant bluesman, the boy develops into a superb artist but as man, struggles with an impossible note trapped in his mind
The charge of the light brigade by Tony Richardson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flynn stars in this classic tale of a band of British Lancers who challenge an army of 25,000 Russians
 
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Casablanca
Alternative Names
Courtice, Michael 1886-1962

Courtice Michael 1888-1962

Curtis, Michael

Curtis Michael 1888-1962

Curtiz, Michael

Karminer, Kertesz Mano.

Kertes, Michael 1886-1962

Kertész Kaminer, Manó

Kertész, Michael 1886-1962

Kértèsz, Michael 1888-1962

Kertész, Mihali 1888-1962

Kertész, Mihaly

Kertész, Mihály 1886-1962

Kertész, Mihály 1888-1962

Kertész Mihály magyar filmrendező

Michael Curtiz American director

Michael Curtiz americký filmový režisér

Michael Curtiz cineasta

Michael Curtiz Hongaars filmregisseur

Michael Curtiz réalisateur américain d'origine hongroise

Michael Curtiz regista ungherese

Michael Curtiz reżyser amerykański pochodzenia węgierskiego

Michael Curtiz ungarisch-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Μάικλ Κερτίζ

Майкл Кёртис

Майкл Кёртыс

Майкл Кертіс

Майкл Кертіс угорсько-американський кінорежисер

Майкл Көртис

Майкъл Къртис

Мајкл Кертиз амерички редитељ

מייקל קורטיז

مايكل كورتيز

مایکل کورتیز

মাইকেল কার্টিজ

მაიკლ კერტისი

마이클 커티즈

커티즈, 마이클 1886-1962

カーチス, マイケル

カーティス, マイケル

マイケル・カーティス

麥可·寇蒂斯

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White ChristmasThe adventures of Robin HoodYankee Doodle DandyMildred PierceAngels with dirty facesThe Sea HawkNight and dayKing CreoleDodge City