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Levesque, Marcel 1877-1962

Overview
Works: 29 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 1,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film serials  Detective and mystery films  Short films  Gangster films  Crime films  Horror films  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcel Levesque
Les vampires by Louis Feuillade( Visual )

23 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the achievements of Les Vampires, a secret society of criminals led by Irma Vep. The gang uses kidnapping, poisonous gas, heavy artillery, sexual domination and murder to gain power over the elite of Paris
Le crime de Monsieur Lange by Jean Renoir( Visual )

34 editions published between 1935 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regarded as one of Renoir's most important works. Tells the story of the creation and demise of a utopian society. When Batala, the owner of a small publishing company, disappears with the firm's capital, the employees band together to take over the company and collectively publish a series of comic books written by Monsieur Lange, one of the employees. Based on the adventures of a mythical cowboy, "Arizona Jim," the comic books are instant best sellers, and the cooperative continues its great success by producing films based on the character of "Arizona Jim." However, the infamous Batala, who is considered dead, reappears. Lange kills him to save the collective
Judex : a serial in twelve episodes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of cinema's first 'superheroes, ' the mysterious Judex is torn between an oath of justice against the wealthy banker Favraux, who had earlier wronged his family, and his secret love of Favraux's daughter, Jacqueline. This framework is the basis of a series of extraordinary and engaging incidents involving Judex's brother, the evil Diana Monti and her accomplices, the detective Cocatin, and the charming Licorice Kid."--Container
Lumiere d'été by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provencal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker
Les vampires( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires
Les vampires( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by the seductive and deadly Irma Vep, a cunning band of arch-thieves known as the Grand Vampires pilfers Paris in this thrilling, utterly stylish ten-part serial
Les vampires( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires
Vampires by John Carpenter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vampires (Les Vampires) is the name of an arch-criminal gang of brilliant and bloodthirsty Parisian thieves led by the electrifying Irma Vep. The gang's exploits include the use of kidnapping, poisonous gas, heavy artillery, sexual domination, and murder to gain physical and psychological power over Paris' elite. Each episode features the crusading journalist Phillipe Guèrande and his comical side kick Mazamette, as they relentlessly track down the brazen and resourceful gang
Faisons un rêve... by Sacha Guitry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Le mari est idiot, méridional et ridicule. La femme est fine, sensible et jolie. Ils se rendent chez un ami qui est en retard. Le mari s'impatiente et part. L'ami fait son apparition, il séduit la jeune femme restée seule et lui donne rendez-vous le soir même, chez lui. Elle vient, ils s'oublient et s'endorment jusqu'au matin. Catastrophe. Le mari débarque, il a découché lui aussi et ignore l'inconduite de sa femme. Il vient se confier à l'amant qu'il prend pour son ami."
Sacha Guitry four films : 1936-1938( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new testament: When Dr. Marcelin's newly-revised will is prematurely revealed, those around him break a sweat
Mon père avait raison by Sacha Guitry( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Charles Bellanger, abandonné par son épouse, décide de se consacrer à l'éducation de son fils Maurice. Il lui enseigne les vertus de l'égoïsme, de la solitude et les méfaits du régime conjugal. Vingt ans plus tard, Maurice est devenu un séduisant jeune homme. Sa maîtresse, Loulou, compte bien se faire épouser, mais Maurice, fort de l'expérience paternelle, s'y refuse."
Les vampires( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires
3 films by the director Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande illusion: Based on a true story from World War I, this powerful film tells of an attempted escape from a German prison of three French soldiers. Working-class Marechal, middle class Rosenthal and aristocratic Boieldieu are held in a fortress by German Commandant, von Rauffenstein. Through the relationships between the characters, Renoir shows how class is reaffirmed and transcends the social chaos of war
La Nuit fantastique by Marcel L'Herbier( Visual )

4 editions published between 1941 and 2000 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afin de pouvoir suivre une femme dont il est tombé amoureux en rêve, un homme quitte la femme avec laquelle il vit
Lumière d'été by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provencal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker
The crime of Monsieur Lange by Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 films by the director Jean Renoir : La bête humaine (1938) ; La grande illusion (1937) ; Le crime de Monsieur Lange (1935)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande illusion: Based on a true story from World War I, this powerful film tells of an attempted escape from a German prison of three French soldiers. Working-class Marechal, middle class Rosenthal and aristocratic Boieldieu are held in a fortress by German Commandant, von Rauffenstein. Through the relationships between the characters, Renoir shows how class is reaffirmed and transcends the social chaos of war
Judex : a serial in twelve episodes by Louis Feuillade( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of cinema's first 'superheroes, ' the mysterious Judex is torn between an oath of justice against the wealthy banker Favraux, who had earlier wronged his family, and his secret love of Favraux's daughter, Jacqueline. This framework is the basis of a series of extraordinary and engaging incidents involving Judex's brother, the evil Diana Monti and her accomplices, the detective Cocatin, and the charming Licorice Kid."--Container
Let's make a dream--( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's make a dream: Examines the joys and anxieties of infidelity
Le crime de Monsieur Lange by Jacques Prévert( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A fugitive couple rent a room in a small hotel on the Belgian border. In the bar, the other guests wonder if Lange is the murderer being chased by the police." [box cover note]
 
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Alternative Names
Lévesque, Joseph Marcel 1877-1962

‎Marcel Lévesque‎ actor francés

Marcel Lévesque aktor franses

Marcel Lévesque attore francese

Marcel Lévesque Frans acteur (-1962)

Marcel Lévesque franséische Schauspiller

Marcel Lévesque fransk skådespelare

Marcel Lévesque fransk skodespelar

Marcel Lévesque fransk skuespiller

Marcel Lévesque French actor

Marcel Lévesque ranskalainen näyttelijä

مارسل لواک بازیگر فرانسوی

مارسيل ليڤيسكو

Languages
French (56)

English (26)