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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 )

72 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: 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
Grand illusion; a film by Jean Renoir by Charles Spaak( Book )

34 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 867 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
Grand illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

73 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in French and English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, three captured French pilots have an uneasy relationship with their German commandant. Starring Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin, Erich von Stroheim, Marcel Dalio
Les bas-fonds The lower depths( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Baron, forced by circumstances, gives up his life of luxury and takes up residence in the slums of Paris. The Baron observes the frustrated romance between Wasska Pepel and Natacha, the thwarted dreams of an actor, and the oppressive cruelties of landlord Kostileff
La grande illusion( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in French and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp. An aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the German commandant, a fellow aristocrat, while simultaneously cooperating with his French commoner comrades in a daring escape attempt
Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor's horrible experiment: experimental fantasy about a Jekyll/Hyde-type psychiatrist/lunatic creating havoc in 1950s Paris
Thérèse Raquin by Marcel Carn( Visual )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 201 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 Grmillon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 132 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
Cartouche by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploits of Cartouche, an eighteenth-century swordsman, and his band who steal things from the rich and give them to the poor. Earning the sympathies of the people and the love of the beautiful bandit Venus, he must escape the traps set for him by the police
Jean Grémillon during the occupation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 70 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
La Kermesse héroïque by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

17 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in French and English and held by 67 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
Carnival in Flanders La Kermesse héroïque by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1935 and 1996 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tongue-in-cheek from start to finish, the story satirizes a favorite wartime theme, the daring and resourcefulness of citizens threatened by invaders. Set in Spanish-occupied Belgium in 1616, the film is noted for its subtle humor, witty acting and magnificent decor
French masterworks Russian émigrés in Paris, 1923-1928( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 55 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
Panique by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about murder at a French carnival
La bandera The flag( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 38 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
La Bandera by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pierre a commis un meurtre dans un bar de Montmartre. Il réussit à quitter la France et à bout de ressources, s'engage dans la Légion étrangère, avec Mulot et Lucas, deux compatriotes apparemment victimes eux aussi du destin. Dans un café maure, Pierre tombe amoureux d'Aïcha, une jeune Marocaine et l'épouse au milieu des filles et des soldats. Mais le destin va s'acharner sur lui. Son compagnon d'armes, Lucas, est en réalité un mouchard qui, alléché par la prime promise, veut le dénoncer. Mais le régiment est pris dans la tourmente des combats
Les bas-fonds by Jean Renoir( Visual )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruiné, un baron russe surprend chez lui un cambrioleur, Pepel, avec lequel il passe la nuit à boire. Pepel loge dans l'asile d'un receleur Kostileff. Celui-ci, pour s'assurer les bonnes grâces de l'inspecteur des garnis, lui a promis sa jolie belle-soeur, Natacha. Mais celle-ci aime Pepel. Celui-ci finira par tuer Kostileff et se sauvera avec Natacha
Seven deadly sins( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight vignettes explore each of the seven deadly sins--avarice, anger, sloth, lust, envy, gluttony, and pride--as well as a new vice. With Gerard Philipe, Michele Morgan, Francoise Rosay, Isabelle Miranda, Eduardo De Filippo
Le grand jeu by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 30 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
La grand illusion Grand illusion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tale of adventure. Duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner of war camp during World War I, when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant yet must cooperate with his comrades in a daring escape
 
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Charles Spaak belgischer Drehbuchautor

Charles Spaak belgisk manusforfattar

Charles Spaak belgisk manusfrfattare

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Charles Spaak sceneggiatore belga

Charles Spaak Screenwriter

Spaak, Charles

Spaak, Šarl'.

Шарл Спак

Шарль Спак

چارلز اسپاک فیلمنامه‌نویس بلژیکی

Languages
French (286)

English (27)

German (7)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)