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Clair, René 1898-1981

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And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

39 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 865 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 )

64 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on mechanization of the modern world. A convict escapes from prison and becomes director of a large phonograph factory, Just as he is being proclaimed a leading citizen they come to arrest him. Scenes from breakdown of an assembly line probably inspired Chaplin's modern times
Cinema yesterday and today by René Clair( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Million by René Clair( Visual )

52 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 690 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 )

31 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 608 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!
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 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
Four screenplays. Le silence est d'or. La beaute du diable. Les belles-de-nuit. Les grandes manoeuvres by René Clair( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À nous la liberté, and Entr'acte; films by René Clair( Book )

25 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom works his way up from salesman to factory owner, where he oversees a highly mechanised operation where the workers are reduced to mere automatons. Blackmailed over his past, he joins up with his old cellmate, and the pair take to the road as tramps
Sous les toits de Paris = Under the roofs of Paris( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street singer and a gangster vie for the love of a beautiful young woman
The scientific education of girls : education beyond reproach?( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the cinema by René Clair( Book )

25 editions published between 1952 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Italian straw hat( Visual )

3 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This romantic comedy about misunderstandings was directed by René Clair. Set in Paris, 1895, the plot concerns a frantic search for a duplicate of a Leghorn straw hat eaten by a horse. The hat is needed to allay a jealous husband's suspicion that his wife has been unfaithful
René Clair's and then there were none( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 241 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 )

13 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 210 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 then a mysterious man gives him the day early news, 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
Under the roofs of Paris by René Clair( Visual )

39 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Synopsis: In René Clair's irrepressibly romantic portrait of the crowded tenements of Paris, a street singer and a gangster vie for the love of a beautiful young woman. This witty exploration of love and human foibles, told primarily through song, captures the flamboyant atmosphere of the city with sophisticated visuals and groundbreaking use of the new technology of movie sound. An international sensation upon its release, Under the Roofs of Paris is an exhilarating celebration of filmmaking and one of France's most beloved cinematic exports."--Website
Comédies et commentaires by René Clair( Book )

13 editions published in 1959 in French and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Italian straw hat = Un chapeau de paille d'Italie by René Clair( Visual )

35 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man on his way to his wedding is so unfortunate as to have his horse eat the hat of a respectable lady while she is embracing her lover, a fierce mustached officer. Since the lady cannot return home without her hat, the officer forces the apologetic bridegroom to search for its twin throughout his nuptial day
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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 132 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
Prix de beauté : Miss Europe by Augusto Genina( Visual )

16 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 123 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
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