WorldCat Identities

Gys, Robert

Overview
Works: 4 works in 4 publications in 2 languages and 4 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Musical films  Fiction 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Gys
Le voyage imaginaire by René Clair( Visual )

1 edition published in 1925 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un giovane impiegato di banca è innamorato della segretaria del direttore. Un giorno incontra una vecchia che gli chiede di baciarla: mentre lo fa con riluttanza, lei si trasforma in una fata e lo porta ne suo mondo sotterraneo. Qui vien e raggiunto dall'amata, alla quale finalmente si dichiara
Der Engel, der ein Teufel war Voici le temps des assassins( Visual )

1 edition published in 1953 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Prix de beauté : Miss Europe by Augusto Genina( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Featuring the luminous Louise Brooks in her last major role (at age 24), this film has a history as illustrious and troubled as its star's. Based on a treatment by G.W. Pabst, it was scripted as a silent by its intended director, René Clair. But Clair left the project when he was forced to rework the script for the addition of sound, and direction was taken over by Augusto Genina, who, with master cinematographer Rudolph Maté, brought an air of actuality to this tale of a Parisian typist who wins a beauty contest and a movie contract, only to face the violent disapproval of her husband. Tonight we screen a new restoration of the silent version, reconstructed by the Cinématèque Française and the Cinetecas of Bologna and Milan. With a key scene restored to its proper place in the narrative, and without dubbed dialogue and sound effects, the simple plot becomes a potent vehicle for reflections on the mechanics of celebrity and the power of the photograph. Melodrama and real life ironically converge in the breathtaking ending, with the tragically mortal heroine juxtaposed against her own immortal filmic image-the image of Brooks, a timeless star whose meteoric career was already beginning its rapid decline"-Juliet Clark, Pacific Film Archive program note
Viaggio immaginario by Opus Avantra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in Italian and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.67 (from 0.49 for Viaggio im ... to 0.99 for Le voyage ...)

Alternative Names
Gigault, Robert Albert Eugène 1901-1977

Robert Gys diseñador de producción francés (1901–1977)

Robert Gys Frans Production designer (1901-1977)

Robert Gys französischer Filmarchitekt

Robert Gys French production designer

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