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Clair, René 1898-1981

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And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

44 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten people, strangers to each other, are invited to a lavish estate on an island. The tension mounts as, one by one, they are murdered
A nous la liberté by René Clair( Visual )

74 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two ex-jailbirds, one working on the production line of the other's gramaphone factory, finally abandon their soulless existence to live as joyous vagabonds. Considered one of the most lyrical products of the French cinema, the film is a surreal and satirical attack on automation and French economic ideas of the time. It inspired Charlie Chaplin in the making of Modern Times. (Circulates)
Cinema yesterday and today by René Clair( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Million by René Clair( Visual )

53 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lyric opera is set against the bohemian life of two impoverished artists both in love with a ballerina. In Clair's stylized comedy, the artist, Michel, heavily in debt, wins a million florins in the lottery. While Michel tries to evade his creditors, a master criminal Pere La Tulipe, leads a detachment of police into the protagonist's building in a a parallel elusive effort. To add to the mounting disorder, Michel's girlfriend, Beatrice, unwittingly gives la Tulipe Michel's old jacket as a disguise, without realizing that it contains the winning ticket. The madcap search for the ticket ends at the opera with everyone desperately trying to recapture the prize. Clair's experiments with film sound proved influential on later screen musicals.(Does not circulate)
I married a witch by René Clair( Visual )

37 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a witch and her father who were burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations, but doesn't count on falling in love!
Four screenplays. Le silence est d'or. La beaute du diable. Les belles-de-nuit. Les grandes manoeuvres by René Clair( Book )

21 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sous les toits de Paris Under the roofs of Paris by René Clair( Visual )

52 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street singer and a gangster vie for the love of a beautiful young woman
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
À nous la liberté, and Entr'acte; films by René Clair( Book )

14 editions published between 1931 and 1970 in English and French and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Italian straw hat by René Clair( Visual )

40 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Paris, 1895, the plot concerns the frantic search for a duplicate of an Italian straw hat eaten by a horse. The hat is needed to prevent a husband from discovering his wifeś unfaithfulness
Reflections on the cinema by René Clair( Book )

33 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific education of girls : education beyond reproach?( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Clair's and then there were none( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a mansion on a remote island where, one by one, they are murdered
René Clair's It happened tomorrow by René Clair( Visual )

20 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if someone could get tomorrow's newspaper headlines today? A newspaper reporter wishes he could scoop his colleagues by knowing about events before they occur. But when a mysterious man gives him the next day's paper, it turns his life upside-down. Racing to prevent a headline predicting his own death, he gets mixed up with a beautiful fortune teller and her overprotective uncle
Prix de beauté Miss Europe by Augusto Genina( Visual )

20 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While André indeed loves Lucienne, a Parisian typist, he has conventional expectations for their life together. When the Miss Europe beauty contest comes to town, he warns her to "not even dream" of entering it but she ignores his advice and tries out for the contest
Avant garde #2( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 3 silent films exemplifying the cinematic Dada movement of 1921-1929 in France and Germany
Jeux du hasard : nouvelles et récits by René Clair( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in French and Greek, Modern and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of surreal cinema( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La coquille et le clergyman: Obsessed with a general's wife, a clergyman has strange visions of death and lust, while struggling against his own eroticism
L'étrange ouvrage des cieux. Comédie sur un thème de John Marston by René Clair( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty of the devil( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginative retelling of the Faust legend. Approaching the end of his life, a prominent professor makes a bargain with the Devil that will gain him youth, fame and riches in exchange for his soul
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