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Chenal, Pierre 1904-1990

Overview
Works: 74 works in 173 publications in 3 languages and 527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Documentary television programs  Film noir  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Director, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, Adapter, Performer, Author of screenplay, fmd
Classifications: PS3545.R815, 791.437
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pierre Chenal
Native son by Richard Wright( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the classic novel by Richard Wright. Set in Chicago, Native son tells the story of Bigger Thomas, a young black man who accidentally murders his employer's daughter while performing his duties as chauffeur. The combined forces of institutional racism and condescending white liberalism pursue Thomas to an unhappy end. The author plays the leading role in this film version
Prestuplenie i nakazanie = Crime et chatiment = Crime and punishment by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodya Raskolnikov is an idealistic young man who seeks to change the world, but instead ends up transforming his own life into a private hell. A fascinating portrait of the criminal mind at work, this is the tale of a self-righteous murderer who slowly descends into a waking nightmare of guilt, fear and madness
L'homme de nulle part = The man from nowhere by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathias is a dreamer manipulated by his greedy wife and her mother. He has no skills other than hunting butterflies, but gets a job as librarian. By accident, he wins a huge sum at a gambling casino, and returns home only to discover that his wife and mother-in-law have arranged a funeral procession for him. Mathias assumes a new identity, takes off for Rome and falls in love
La maison du Maltais by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Sfax, en Tunisie. Safia traîne bravement sa triste existence dans le quartier des prostituées. Matteo, dit "le Maltais", un vagabond qui, à l'occasion, aime à taquiner la muse, s'éprend d'elle. Flattée, Safia s'en amuse tout d'abord. Finalement émue, elle consent à partager sa vie avec Matteo, dans la maison paternelle de celui-ci. Elle se retrouve rapidement enceinte. Pour assumer ses nouvelles responsabilités, l'ancien vagabond se fait contrebandier. Mais un soir, il ne rentre pas de sa mission. Profitant de la disparition de son fils, le vieil Ibrahim, qui déteste Safia, la chasse dans le désert. Elle est recueillie par un archéologue français, André Chervin, qui l'épouse et accepte l'enfant. Ensemble, ils gagnent la France. A Paris, Safia retrouve Matteo, qu'elle croyait mort."
L'alibi by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian dance hostess is blackmailed into providing an alibi for a murderer. A secret agent is sent to win her confidence, but they fall in love
Pierre Chenal : souvenirs du cinéaste, filmographie, témoignages, documents by Pierre Chenal( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les souvenirs de Pierre Chenal augmentés d'une filmographie détaillée
Le dernier tournant by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un homme aide sa maîtresse à se débarrasser de son mari en maquillant le crime en accident. Mais quand la jeune femme se tue en voiture, il est accusé d'assassinat
L'assassin connaît la musique by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Fribourg a trois mois pour achever la symphonie qu'il compose. Recher chant le silence et la quiétude, il convoite un paisible pavillon habité par une jeune alsacienne et son père
L'Architecture D'aujourd'Hui by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Period footage of the Villa Savoye in Poissy, France designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret
Drames sur celluloid by Pierre Chenal( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rafles sur la ville by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'inspecteur Lebouvier est tué d'une rafale de mitraillette en poursuivant "Le Fondu", redoutable gangster qui une fois de plus vient de réussir à s'échapper. L'inspecteur Vardier a juré de venger son collègue, mais il tombe amoureux de Lucie, la femme du jeune Barot, qui remplace Lebouvier. Deux "descentes" sont effectuées dans l'espoir de retrouver le gangster, mais l'une et l'autre échouent. "Le Fondu" réussit même à abattre son neuveu dont il a découvert le rôle de "mouchard"."
El viaje sin regreso( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman marries a man who kills another man in a duel over her
Le Corbusier by Guillemette Morel-Journel( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El muerto falta a la cita( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drunken driver's collision with a motorcycle begins a complicated suspense story featuring an extortioner who demands, not money, but involvement in his victim's life
Todo un hombre( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia, está obsesionada por el deseo de ser amada por sí misma, y no por su hermosura. Julia quiere que un hombre la quiera por su alma, su carácter, en vez de por su apariencia física. Por fin se casa con Alejandro, que de veras la quiere. Pero irónicamente, la obsesión de Alejandro es la de mantener su machismo. Por eso Alejandro no puede revelar sus emociones a Julia
Gaumont, 1930-1944( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of French films 1930-1944
La maison du Maltais( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In der tunesischen Hafenstadt Sfax heiratet eine Hure einen ehrlichen Mann, um ein neues Leben zu beginnen. Ein eifersüchtiger Verehrer enthüllt dem braven Ehemann die Vergangenheit seiner Frau. Als dieser der Frau verzeiht, begeht der Neider Selbstmord. [...]" [filmdienst.de]
A chacun son Vailland : paroles d'écrivains : rencontres de Bourg-en-Bresse, 17-18 novembre 2000 by Association "Les amis de Roger Vailland"( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las noches de Rasputín Les nuits de Raspoutine( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Se abre el abismo( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological melodrama in the detective genre
 
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Alternative Names
Cohen, Philippe 1904-1990

Cohen, Pierre

Cohen Pierre 1904-1990

Pierre Chenal cinéaste français

Pierre Chenal director

Pierre Chenal director de cine belga

Pierre Chenal Frans filmregisseur

Pierre Chenal französischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Pierre Chenal regista e sceneggiatore francese

Young, Dave

Young Dave 1904-1990

П'єр Шеналь французький кінорежисер та сценарист

Шеналь, Пьер

پی‌یر شنال فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان فرانسوی

ピエール・シュナール

Languages
French (84)

English (20)

Spanish (12)