WorldCat Identities

Biraud, Maurice 1922-1982

Overview
Works: 90 works in 163 publications in 4 languages and 515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Short films  Internet videos  Biography  Biographical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  History  Caper films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maurice Biraud
Pierre Etaix( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Films influenced by Pierre Etaix's experience as a circus acrobat, clown, and by the silent film comedies he adored
Flic story by Jacques Deray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoir of real life French police detective Roger Borniche, Flic Story recreates a violent post-war crime spree that shocked a nation still reeling from Nazi occupation
Pierre Etaix( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As long as you've got your health: A collection four short films. Insomnie: a man can't sleep, and reads about vampires until sunrise, when his wife finally wakes up and reveals her true nature. Le Cinématographe: Employees leaving the work find sitting in a crowded cinema quite a task. Tant qu'on a la santé: in modern times, everyone suffers from stress, and the psychiatrist more than anyone. Nous n'irons plus aux bois: A week-end hunter, a couple out for a picnic, and a farmer setting a wire fence find that a large wood is not large enough to accommodate them all
Le Train - Nur ein Hauch von Glück by Pierre Granier-Deferre( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mai 1940 : l'Allemagne envahit l'Europe. Julien Maroyeur, modeste réparateur de postes de radio, décide de fuir avec sa femme, Monique, enceinte et leur petite fille. Dans le train bondé qui doit les emporter, les hommes sont parqués dans des wagons à bestiaux et seuls les femmes et les vieillards ont droit aux voitures de voyageurs. Séparé de sa femme, Julien fait la connaissance d'Anna, une jeune et riche juive allemande emportée elle aussi dans la tourmente de l'exode
Le cave se rebiffe by Gilles Grangier( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic thriller involving one sharp gangster nicknamed Le Dabe pitted against three others as they work on a counterfeiting operation. Le Dabe has just been cooling his heels in the hot tropics and has now resurfaced in France where he hooks up with the counterfeiting trio. Together, they print out millions in fake Dutch guilders, but along the way, the three friends scheme to double-cross Le Dabe as soon as their operation is completed. They obviously underestimate the man
Un taxi pour Tobrouk = Taxi for Tobruk by Denys de La Patellière( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1942, a French commando unit destroyed a German gas depot in Tobruk. The four soldiers that survived escaped into the desert and were soon lost. Exhausted and dehydrated, they spotted a German armored car which they attacked and killed all but one. These five men started a surprising adventure where when faced with danger they discovered the real meaning of solidarity
Événement le plus important depuis que l'homme a marché sur la lune by Jacques Demy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Parking" : Le mythe d'Orphée revue par Jacques Demy. Orphée est un chanteur pop, Eurydice son épouse s'adonne à la sculpture et à la drogue. Tout les deux décédés, il va la chercher dans les enfers, au-delà des murs profonds des parkings, là où Hadès et Perséphone régnent en maîtres colorés sur un monde errant et terne
Faut l'faire by Maurice Biraud( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nur ein Hauch von Glück( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1940: Auf der Flucht beim Einmarsch der deutschen Truppen in Frankreich entwickeln sich Zuneigung und Liebe zwischen einem verheirateten Mann und einer deutschen Jüdin, was beiden zwei Jahre später zum Verhängnis wird. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
Mélodie en sous-sol = Any number can win by Henri Verneuil( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about an aging gangster who teams up with a former fellow prisoner for one last scheme before he retires: to rob the Palm Beach Casino at Cannes
Trains by Pierre Granier-Deferre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trains traditionally carried life into the Rocky Mountains and continue to do so today. Many people take trains from Durango to Silverton not only for purposes of travel, but also to experience the ride and to see the landscape up close. Interviews with conductors, engineers and travellers are included as well as a glimpse of miniature riding steam engines created by members of the Colorado Line Steamers Club
Lautlos wie die Nacht( Visual )

2 editions published in 1962 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les confessions d'un enfant de choeur by Jean L'Hôte( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Au début de la seconde guerre mondiale dans une petite ville de Lorraine, Pierre, douze ans, fils unique du directeur de l'école communale, occupe sa solitude tant bien que mal. L'image d'une petite fille entrevue à la messe nourrit ses premiers rêves sentimentaux. Pour mieux la contempler, il projette de se faire enfant de chœur, malgré les réticences de son père, laïc convaincu. "--Site commeaucinema.com, consulté le 21 mars 2016
Allons-y gaiement by Maurice Biraud( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mont Oriol by Serge Moati( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le marquis de Ravanel, un richissime banquier, veut transformer une petite ville d'Auvergne en station thermale à la mode. Pendant que son père tente de monter cette grande opération financière, Christiane, la fille du marquis, noue une idylle avec Paul Brétigny
El tren Le train( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Spanish and French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segunda Guerra Mundial. En mayo de 1940, el ejército alemán invade Francia. Julien huye con su mujer embarazada y su hija adolescente. Por circunstancias imprevistas, se encuentran en trenes diferentes, pero con el mismo destino. En el tren donde viaja, Julien conoce a Anna Kauffman, una joven alemana de origen judío que también huye de los nazis. Ambos se enamoran, con la certeza de que su amor acabará al término del viaje. Aunque él duda si volver junto a su mujer, Anne no duda en marcharse cuando Julien visita a su esposa en el hospital donde ha dado a luz. Años después, en 1943, la Gestapo francesa requiere a Julien para que reconozca a Anna, que ha sido detenida
1968 by France Gall( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartleby by Maurice Ronet( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pour faire face à un surcroît de travail, un huissier de justice recrute un nouvel employé, Bartleby, qui s'attèle avec application à son travail de copiste. Mais au fil des jours, l'employé au comportement mutique préfère ne plus accomplir certaines tâches qu'on lui confie, brisant l'ordre établi et routinier. Cette résistance passive engendre de graves perturbations. Déstabilisé par "le phénomène Bartleby", l'huissier est entraîné dans une spirale vertigineuse qui va l'amener à considérer l'humanité sous un jour nouveau." (source éditeur)
Elle cause plus ... Elle flingue by Michel Audiard( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The portrait of the detective type: an intelligence far below average, but with lightning imbecility."--Container
The last train by Gordon Titcomb( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man falls in love and helps a young Jewish girl escape the Nazi invasion of Holland at the beginning of World War II
 
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Maurice Biraud actor

Maurice Biraud attore e conduttore radiofonico francese

Maurice Biraud Frans acteur (1922-1982)

Maurice Biraud fransk skådespelare

Maurice Biraud fransk skodespelar

Maurice Biraud fransk skuespiller

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