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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 )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in French and held by 1,046 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
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

72 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in French and English and held by 682 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; a film by Jean Renoir by Charles Spaak( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Book )

43 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 394 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
Thérèse Raquin by Marcel Carné( Visual )

36 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 206 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
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

76 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two French air corps officers, one an aristocrat, are shot down and captured during World War I. In spite of their different class backgrounds, they are drawn together in attempts to escape. The aristocrat sacrifices his own chances in order to aid his companion's escape
Grand illusion( Visual )

7 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic tale of adventure duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape
Le ciel est à vous by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 137 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 )

31 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in French and English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tongue-in-cheek story satirizing 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
La bandera = The flag by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

22 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 Renoir's Grand illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in French and held by 86 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
Jean Grémillon during the occupation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 78 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
Cartouche by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 70 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
French Masterworks: Russian emigres In Paris (1923-1928)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 59 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 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about murder at a French carnival
Le grand jeu by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in French and held by 37 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
Panique = Panic by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovers frame a stranger for murder in this study of mob violence in the slums of Paris in the aftermath of World War II
 
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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 guionista belga

Charles Spaak scenarioschrijver uit België (1903-1975)

Charles Spaak sceneggiatore belga

Charles Spaak screenwriter

Spaak, C.

Spaak, Charles

Spaak, Šarl'.

Spakas K.

Шарл Спак

Шарль Спаак сценарист

Шарль Спак

צ'ארלס ספאק

چارلز اسپاک

چارلز اسپاک فیلمنامه‌نویس بلژیکی

シャルル・スパーク

查爾斯·斯巴克

Languages
French (325)

English (30)

German (6)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Russian (1)