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Lang, Charles B.

Overview
Works: 257 works in 588 publications in 5 languages and 16,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Gangster films  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Film remakes  Romance films  War films 
Roles: Cinematographer , sds, Photographer, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles B Lang
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

32 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Témoins inopinés d'un réglement de compte perpétré par la Mafia, deux musiciens de Chicago, Joe et Jerry, se voient contraints d'intégrer un groupe de jazz féminin sous les traits de Joséphine et Daphné. Leur couverture est parfaite jusqu'à ce que "Joséphine" tombe amoureuse d'une chanteuse, Sugar, qu'un ancien playboy s'éprenne de "Daphné" et qu'un parrain de la Mafia décide de les éliminer !
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La joven Sabrina, hija del chofer británico de los poderosos Larrabe, está enamorada del hijo menor de la familia que coquetea con ella, sin hacerle demasiado caso. El padre la envía a París y ella vuelve de la gran ciudad transformada, hecha una mujer elegante y seductora que trastorna a los dos hermanos, al joven David y al hermético hermano mayor, Linus, que lleva los negocios de la casa. Aunque no lo sepan ni ellos mismos, un duelo sordo y sin sangre estallará entre los dos por la bella
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, a young widow moves with her daughter into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
Charade by Stanley Donen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance, suspense and a confusion of identities in Paris where a woman is being chased by several men searching for a fortune they believe was stolen by her murdered husband
Wait until dark by Terence Young( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographer unwittingly smuggles a doll stuffed with heroin into New York City. His recently blinded wife, alone in their apartment, is first terrorized by hired crooks, and then by the psychopathic Roat, in search of the doll
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Ace in the Hole by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ace in the Hole, in this case, is Leo Minosa, trapped in a cliff dwelling near Albuquerque, N.M. The publicity from his situation could build a winning hand for several people: Chuck Tatum, manipulative veteran newsman; Lorraine, his bored wife who dreams of city lights; Sheriff Gus Kretzer, boosting his re-election campaign; and young Herbie, a reporter who wants to make the big leagues. In 1951, there was no 24-hour cable news, and the Albuquerque paper was not on the Internet. The modern media age, however, was dawning. A veritable carnival sets up at the rescue scene, which may be one of the sources of the term "media circus."
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1999 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Academy Award-winning classic stars Janet Gaynor as farm girl Esther Blodgett, who leaves her small-town life with dreams of becoming a successful Hollywood movie star. She soon discovers that achieving stardom is more difficult than she had ever dreamed. Unable to find work as an actress, Esther takes a waitress job at a Hollywood party. While there, she is discovered by boozy leading man Norman Maine (Fredric March), who promises to make her a star. He convinces the head of a major movie studio (Adolphe Menjou) to give Esther a chance to prove herself on screen, and the film is a smashing success. Esther and Norman marry, but as her career skyrockets, his tragically fades away
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
The uninvited( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of siblings from London purchases a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price. Soon they're caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave. A tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, bumps in the night--this gothic Hollywood classic has it all
She done him wrong by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why don't you come up sometime and see me? Screen legends Mae West and Cary Grant heat up the screen in the racy comedy "She Done Him Wrong"! Nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award, this classic from the pre-code Hollywood era follows a brash saloon singer (Mae West) with a penchant for troubled men - especially the mission director (Cary Grant) who wants to reform her. The unabashed queen of the double-entendre shines in her first starring role, in what has been called "Mae West's best film" (Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide)
Paris when it sizzles by Richard Quine( Visual )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter with a three-day deadline for a script asks a secretary to help concoct ideas
A farewell to arms by Frank Borzage( Visual )

17 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first, and arguably greatest, film adaptation of Hemingway's great war novel in which lovers find their affair undermined by the horrors of the most brutal war the world had yet witnessed
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic western remake of The Seven Samurai. A Mexican village is at the mercy of Calvera, the leader of a band of outlaws. The townspeople, too afraid to fight for themselves, hire seven American gunslingers to free them from the bandits' raids. The professional gunmen train the villagers to defend themselves then plan a trap for the evil Calvera
Sudden fear( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train headed home to California, Myra Hudson falls in love with and marries actor Lester Blaine, whom she has just fired from her most recent New York play. Back on her San Francisco estate, something evil appears to be lurking beneath the surface of the couple's idyllic life
The stalking moon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful manhunt saga. A relentless foe tracks Army scout Gregory Peck as he attempts to lead a woman once held captive by Apaches to safety
So proudly we hail!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the lives of three U.S. Army nurses who leave San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination, and their lives. Led by Lt. Janet Davidson, the nurses are sent to Bataan, in the Philippines. Faced with untested nurses, the group quickly become battle-weary veterans. When Bataan falls, the American forces flee to the offshore island of Corregidor, where they find the Japanese assault just as intense
Sex and the single girl by Bu lang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snoopy tabloid magazine editor Bob Weston wants to know if author Helen Gurley Brown based her book on, as he believes, personal research. He tries to parley an interview with the author who made headlines and sales. So he decides to get very personal to find out for himself
Father Goose( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man living in isolation on an island during WWII deals with a school teacher and her group of students that invade his private paradise
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Paris when it sizzles
Alternative Names
Charles Lang Amerikaans director of photography (1901-1998)

Charles Lang caméraman américain

Charles Lang direttore della fotografia statunitense

Charles Lang US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Lang Charles 1902-1998

Lang, Charles 1902-1998 Jr

Lang, Charles B. 1902-1998 Jr

Lang, Charles B., Jr. 1902-1998

Lang, Charles Bryant 1902-1998

Lang, Charles E. 1902-1998

Lang, Charles, Jr. 1902-1998

Τσαρλς Λανγκ

Чарльз Ленг

Чарльз Лэнг

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צ'ארלס לאנג

چارلز لنگ

チャールズ・ラング

小查爾斯·朗

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CharadeWait until darkParis when it sizzlesSex and the single girlCarole Lombard : the glamour collection