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Wheeler, René 1912-2000

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Most widely held works by René Wheeler
Jour de fête by Jacques Tati( Visual )

57 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this enchanting debut feature, Jacques Tati stars as a fussbudget of a postman who is thrown for a loop when a traveling fair comes to his village. Tati shot this film simultaneously in black and white and in an untested color process that proved impossible to print copies of. In 1964 he re-edited it with added hand-colored footage, and in 1995 the full-color film was able to be released from the original color negatives
Du rififi chez les hommes Rififi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisting, turning tale of four ex-cons who hatch one last glorious robbery in the City of Light. Considered the ultimate heist movie; a melange of suspense, brutality, and dark humor that was an international hit, earned the best director prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and has proven wildly influential on decades of heist thrillers in its wake
Utopia by GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys are shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea. Along with their cook, a stowaway and a girl who is fleeing her fiancé, they set up their own government on the atoll. Uranium is discovered and world powers begin fighting over ownership of the island
La maison des bois( Visual )

in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sur fond de première guerre mondiale, un garde-chasse et sa femme, ainsi que leurs propres enfants déjà grands, décident de recueillir des gamins dont les pères sont au front
La cage aux rossignols by Jean Dréville( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In France during the early 1940s, a teacher in a center for troubled youths introduces them to singing, giving them back their lost honor and pride. The movie was filmed a week before D-Day in 1944. This is the original version of the 2004 French blockbuster "Les choristes"
La maison des bois by Maurice Pialat( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur fond de première guerre mondiale, un garde-chasse et sa femme, ainsi que leurs propres enfants déjà grands, décident de recueillir des gamins dont les pères sont au front
L'amour d'une femme by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie une jeune doctoresse, se rend sur l'île d'Ouessant, afin de remplacer un vieux praticien. Grâce à ses compétences et son dévouement, elle parvient à se faire accepter par les insulaires. André, un ingénieur installé provisoirement dans la région, la demande en mariage. Pour suivre celui qu'elle aime, elle doit renoncer à son métier. Au début réticente, elle finit par accepter mais c'était sans compter sa vocation
Les choristes by Christophe Barratier( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1949, Clément Mathieu, profesor de música, es contratado para dar clases en un internado para niños. El sistema educativo del director Rachin, particularmente represivo, para mantener la autoridad hace muy complicada la vida en el internado. Gracias a la música, Clément transformará la vida en el internado
Fanfan la Tulipe : scénario original by René Wheeler( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie en rose by Henri Jeanson( Book )

5 editions published in 1948 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salvator et les Mohicans de Paris : roman by André Cerf( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les aventures de Till l'espiègle by Gérard Philipe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les Flandres, au XVIe siècle, sous l'occupation espagnole, un jeune homme, Till, dont le père a été brlé vif par l'envahisseur, utilise la ruse et l'espièglerie pour combattre l'ennemi
La Maison des bois : roman by René Wheeler( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in French and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanfan la Tulipe : découpage plan à plan après montage et texte des dialogues in-extenso by Christian-Jaque( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set during the reign of King Louis XV, Fanfan La Tulipe a known womaniser and skilled swordsman is forced by his countrymen to marry his latest conquest, a peasant girl. But on his way to the wedding he encounters a fortune teller who tricks him with predictions of marrying a Princess, so he enlists in the Kings army to follow his fortune." [box cover note]
El torero( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Juan Montes and his secretary Genevieve Debrais arrive at the airport in Madrid, Juan has a heart attack while the plane is landing. After the police have removed the body from the plane, Genevieve takes a taxi to the Plaza de Toros to find Juan's younger brother the celebrated matador Mario Montes. The young torrero has just finished a bull fight and is signing autographs when Genevieve arrives. In a cafe near the bull ring Genevieve tells Mario that his older brother has died of a heart attack. Despondent at the death of his brother, Mario decides that he must do something extraordinary. His critics have been complaining that the young matador only fights for money and will never take on a real toro bravo. Mario decides that he must take more risks during his next appearance in the ring. When Mario accepts the challenge to fight three bulls in a single day, his rival the matador Miguel Murillo surreptitiously begins to train one of the bulls, hoping that the bull will cripple Mario in the ring
La famille Duraton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jules Berry stars as a radio writer in search of a concept for a new program. Happening to drop into the home of Noël-Noël and his large brood, Berry determines that the dinner-table gossip of Noël-Noël's family would provide enough material for an entire year's worth of radio shows. Our hero sneaks a microphone into the household, and the result is the entirely ad-libbed weekly series La famille Duraton. Trouble brews when Noël-Noël's friends and neighbors don't take kindly to having their dirty laundry aired in public
La porteuse de pain by Marcel Camus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une jeune veuve, injustement accusée du meurtre de son patron, s'évade afin de prouver son innocence et retrouver le véritble criminel... Adaptation en 13 épisodes d'un grand classique de la littérature populaire du XIXè. Ce beau mélodrame a connu un énorme succès lors de sa diffusion en 1973. Un succès mérité tant par la qualité du roman, la mise en scène que l'interprétation de martine Sarcéy et une pléiade d'acteurs
Salvator et les Mohicans de Paris by Bernard Borderie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanfan la Tulipe by René Fallet( Recording )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrépide, fougueux, effronté et générux, Fanfan la Tulipe, soldat dans l'armée du roi, part à la conquête de la gloire et du coeur de la belle Adeline, la fille du sergent recruteur
 
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Du rififi chez les hommes Rififi
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René Wheeler Frans filmregisseur (1912-2000)

René Wheeler französischer Schriftsteller, Drehbuch- und Dialogautor und Regisseur

René Wheeler French screenwriter

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