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Clair, René 1898-1981

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And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

40 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them
A nous la liberté by Ren Clair( Visual )

79 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two main characters and jailhouse buds plot an escape but only one makes it to freedom. The two reunite years later by chance and many madcap adventures ensue as the past catches up to them both
Cinema yesterday and today by Ren Clair( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in French and English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I married a witch by Ren Clair( Visual )

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

Comedy about a witch who was 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!
Le Million by Ren Clair( Visual )

44 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 588 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)
Sous les toits de Paris Under the roofs of Paris by Ren Clair( Visual )

36 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 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 Ren Clair( Book )

23 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
Reflections on the cinema by Ren Clair( Book )

49 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Italian straw hat( Visual )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Paris, 1895, the plot concerns a frantic search for a duplicate of a Florentine 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 )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and held by 253 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 221 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
Prix de beauté Miss Europe by Augusto Genina( Visual )

16 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooks plays a Parisian typist who leads a mundane life while dreaming of becoming a star. She enters the "Miss Europe" contest against the wishes of her fiance
Jeux du hasard : nouvelles et récits by Ren Clair( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in French and Greek, Modern and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of surreal cinema( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 133 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 Ren Clair( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les grandes manœuvres by Ren Clair( Visual )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome dragoon in a pre-World War I garrison town wagers a divorcee will fall for his charms. Despite his reputation as a Don Juan, he falls in love, but who would believe him?
La Beauté du diable by Ren Clair( Visual )

33 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clair's rendition of the Faust legend. Mephistopheles approaches Faust with an offer for his soul, and is willing to give him a foretaste of what will come once the deal is complete: eternal youth, a beautiful gypsy girl and the power to make gold. But in the end Mephistopheles is the loser as love proves to be everlasting
Beauty of the devil( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 90 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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Alternative Names
Chaumette, Ren

Chomette, Ren Lucie

Chomette, Ren Lucien

Chomette, Ren Lucien 1898-1981

Chomette, Ren

Chomette Ren 1898-1981

Chomette, Ren Lucien.

Chomette, Ren-Lucien, 1898-1981

Clair, Ren

Clair, Ren 1898-1981

Clair, Ren

Clair, Rene, 1898-1981

Danceny Ren 1898-1981

Desprs, Ren.

Klar, Rene 1898-1981

Kler, Rene

Kler, Rene 1898-1981

Regnier, Gerard

Renatus Clair

Ren Clair

Ren Clair cineasta

Ren Clair Frans acteur

Ren Clair franzsischer Regisseur

Ren Clair French filmmaker and writer

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Ρενέ Κλαιρ Γάλλος σκηνοθέτης

Клер, Рене французский киносценарист, кинорежиссёр, писатель, актёр

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