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Spaak, Charles 1903-1975

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Most widely held works about Charles Spaak
Most widely held works by Charles Spaak
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

188 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic film portraying the ironic contradictions of war. Shows the developing respect between an aristocratic German commander and two captured French officers interwoven with each's obligation to country and fellow man
Les bas-fonds = The lower depths by Jean Renoir( Visual )

23 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruiné, un baron russe surprend chez lui un cambrioleur, Pépel, avec lequel il passe la nuit à boire. Pépel loge dans l'asile d'un recéleur Kostileff. Celui ci, pour s'assurer les bonnes grâces de l'inspecteur des garnis, lui a promis la main de sa jeune belle soeur, mais celle-ci aime Pépel
Grand illusion; a film by Jean Renoir by Charles Spaak( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Book )

47 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belasco Theatre, opposite the White House, Washington, D.C., American premiere "Grand Illusion" a Jean Renoir film, directed by Jean Renoir, story by Jean Renoir, script by Jean Renoir and Charles Spaak, camera by Claude Renoir, music by Joseph Kosma, sets by Lourie, an R.A.C. production, released by World Pictures Corp., New York City
Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nana: A women rises from poverty to become a dance hall queen and courtesan in 1860s Paris, destroying the lives of the men who fall in love with her
Thérèse Raquin by Marcel Carné( Visual )

35 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gray view of city roofs provides both the first and the last image in this drama of stifled lives adapted from the novel by Emile Zola. Thérèse is married to her cousin Camille, a spoiled mama's boy unlikely to grow out of it, as Mama lives with them, pampering Camille and bullying Thérèse. His childhood friend Laurent, upon meeting Thérèse, falls in love almost instantly. This leads to a torrid affair, which spirals out of control into murder. A chance witness blackmails the lovers, and Mama--paralyzed by a stroke upon learning of Camille's death--suspects the truth. The witness is killed while crossing the street in front of a speeding truck. However, he has ordered his maid to mail a letter if he does not return, and the lovers are relentlessly pursued by their fate
Le ciel est à vous by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a mechanic and former fighter pilot falls in love with the idea of flying herself. This soon becomes an obsession, and she undertakes a lofty feat: the longest solo flight ever made by a woman
La Kermesse héroïque by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Spainards invade a Flemish town in 1616, the men make themselves scarce and the women find other ways of conquering
La bandera = The flag by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having killed a man in Paris, Pierre Gilieth flees to Barcelona where he enlists in the Spanish Legion. Here he meets up with fellow countrymen Mulot and Lucas, and falls in love with a Moroccan girl, Aischa. Unbeknown to Pierre, Lucas is a detective who intends to betray him to the authorities
Jean Grémillon during the occupation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though little known outside of France, Jean Grémillon was a consummate filmmaker from his country's golden age. This set showcases three of his richest films, which were made during the German occupation of France. These character-driven dramas are humane, entertaining, and technically brilliant, and prove Grémillon to be one of cinema's true hidden masters
Panique by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

34 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about murder at a French carnival
French Masterworks: Russian emigres In Paris (1923-1928)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five French silent films restored by the Cinemathèque française, originally released by Films Albatros between 1923 and 1928, with new music scores by Timothy Brock, Robert Israel, Neil Brand, Antonio Coppola and the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
Le grand jeu by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When scandalous Parisian playboy Pierre Martel is forced by his family to leave France and his adored lover Florence, he begins a new life in the Foreign Legion as Pierre Muller. Drowning his regrets in camaraderie, whores and hell-raising, he is astonished at meeting Irma, a prostitute with an uncanny resemblance to his beloved, and begins a fitful scheme to allow her escape
Germinal by Claude Berri( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renvoyé des chemins de fer en 1863 pour ses idées sociales avancées, Lantier est embauché dans une mine du nord. Révolté par les conditions de travail, il incite ses compagnons à déclencher une grève générale. La violence éclate, la troupe ouvre le feu
Les nouveaux messieurs( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle over a beautiful dancer's affections between an aristocrat and an electrician turned union organizer
Gueule d'amour by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucien Bourrache, a handsome cavalry officer, enjoys pursuing and charming women. He meets Madeleine Courtois at Cannes and lends her a large amount of money, which she loses gambling. Then she drops him. But Lucien is now in love, and after his tour of duty he goes to Paris to find her again. But he's not so sexy without his uniform, and they do not travel in the same social circles
Seven deadly sins by Kurt Weill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the impact of the seven deadly sins on mankind throughout the ages. Learn how the concept originated - as a way to keep a lustful fourth-century monk from sinning again - and how the sins were pared down from eight to the seven we recognize today: gluttony, lust, greed, anger, sloth, envy, and pride. For Catholic faithful they became a guide on the path to heaven. To repeat offenders, they promised damnation in Hell and very specific, very gruesome punishments
L'assassinat du Père Noël by Christian-Jaque( Visual )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2017 in French and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un 24 décembre, dans un petit village de Savoie, le Père Noël est assassiné
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Charles Spaak belgischer Drehbuchautor

Charles Spaak belgisk manusforfattar

Charles Spaak belgisk manusförfattare

Charles Spaak belgisk manusforfatter

Charles Spaak belgisk manuskriptforfatter

Charles Spaak scenarioschrijver uit België (1903-1975)

Charles Spaak sceneggiatore belga

Charles Spaak screenwriter

Spaak, Charles

Spaak, Šarl'.

Шарл Спак

Шарль Спаак сценарист

Шарль Спак

צ'ארלס ספאק

چارلز اسپاک

چارلز اسپاک فیلمنامه‌نویس بلژیکی



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