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Prévert, Jacques 1900-1977

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Selections from Paroles by Jacques Prévert( Book )

424 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years immediately following World War II, Jacques Prevert spoke directly to and for the French who had come of age during the German Occupation. First published in 1946 by Les Editions de Minuit, a press with its origins in the Underground, Paroles met with enormous success, and there were several hundred thousand copies in print by the time these first translations in English were published by City Lights in 1958. --City Lights Publishers
Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carné( Visual )

152 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the theatre district of early 19th-century Paris, this film re-creates a glittering world of back-stage life. Garance, a stunning and elusive courtesan, is loved by four men - the mime D bureau, the ambitions actor Lemaître, the nihilistic villain Lacenaire, and the snobbish aristocrat Monteray
How to paint the portrait of a bird by Jacques Prévert( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child wakes up, puts up an easel, picks up a brush and paints--paints a perch, a tree, the warmth of the sun and the sound of the summer breeze--and a bird comes to the child and sings
La pluie et le beau temps by Jacques Prévert( Book )

138 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digte, prosastykker og dramatiske situationer
Spectacle by Jacques Prévert( Book )

163 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digte, prosastykker og dramatiske situationer
Children of paradise by Jacques Prévert( Book )

45 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce film culte de Marcel Carné a été réalisé sur un scénario de Jacques Prévert, dont la version initiale n'avait jamais été publiée. A l'occasion du centenaire de la naissance du poète, cet ouvrage rend un hommage au poète ainsi qu'à l'une des trois oeuvres cinématographiques classées par l'Unesco au patrimoine mondial
Le jour se lève Daybreak by Marcel Carné( Visual )

73 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worker who has killed a man waits in his apartment recalling a meeting with a young girl and an affair with another woman. The police have waited until dawn to lay siege, but the worker kills himself at daybreak
Le quai des brumes Port of shadows by Marcel Carné( Visual )

93 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deserter from the French military drifts into a small town, where he falls for a troubled young woman
Œuvres complètes by Jacques Prévert( Book )

61 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petits aphorismes, graffiti, collages, poèmes-proverbes, anecdotes, scénarios, la poésie de Prévert apparaît dans le pouvoir des images, jaillit de la confrontation des différences ; et les recueils illustrent dans leur composition cette esthétique du collage et de la diversité
Les visiteurs du soir by Marcel Carné( Visual )

40 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 15th century, two strangers dressed as minstrels arrive at a castle in advance of court festivities, and it is revealed that they are actually emissaries of the devil himself, dispatched to spread heartbreak and suffering. Their plans, however, are thwarted by an unexpected intrusion: human love. Often interpreted as an allegory for the Nazi occupation of France, during which it was made
Histoires et d'autres histoires by Jacques Prévert( Book )

67 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digte
Choses et autres by Jacques Prévert( Book )

74 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poésie
Fatras by Jacques Prévert( Book )

94 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couv. indique : "La poésie peut naître des images aussi bien que des mots, surtout chez un Prévert qui, d'abord homme de cinéma, a un sens aigu de l'image et de ses pouvoirs de suggestion. C'est la confrontation de ces deux moyens d'expression que propose Fatras, où quelques-uns des "collages" auxquels s'applique depuis longtemps Jacques Prévert ont été reproduits parmi les textes qu'il a écrits dans les années 60. On retrouve dans les uns comme dans les autres les thèmes essentiels de son œuvre poétique"
Le jour se lève by Marcel Carné( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Jour se lève (1939), directed by Marcel Carné, is widely recognised as the classic French Poetic Realist film. Told in flashback, it recounts the story of a man who has committed a murder, and who awaits his fate as the police close in. Carné shuttles between different registers, tones, and textures throughout, marshalling the studio's resources to create striking pictorial compositions. The film also contains the great French star Jean Gabin's most iconic performance as François, marooned at the top of his apartment building. Ben McCann's perceptive and lively book traces the evolution of 'Le Jour se lève' and situates it in a very specific historical moment. He also underlines the importance of actors Jules Berry and Arletty, production designer Alexandre Trauner, writer Jacques Prévert, and cinematographer Curt Courant in establishing the film's tone, mood, and visual style. He charts the national and international reception of the film, uncovering a work that deeply divided critics at a time of national crisis. He also reveals Le Jour se lève to be a key transitional work between European and American noir and compares it with the 1947 Hollywood remake, The Long Night
Le Crime de Monsieur Lange by Jean Renoir( Visual )

57 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Batala, the owner of a small publishing company, disappears with the firm's capital, the employees band together to take over the company and collectively publish a series of comic books written by Monsieur Lange, one of the employees. Based on the adventures of a mythical cowboy, "Arizona Jim," the comic books are instant best sellers, and the cooperative continues its great success by producing films based on the character of "Arizona Jim." However, the infamous Batala, who is considered dead, reappears
Words for all seasons by Jacques Prévert( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soleil de nuit by Jacques Prévert( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textes divers écrits depuis 1936 jusqu'à sa mort en 1977 par le plus cocasse, le plus tendre et le plus populaire des poètes français du XXe siècle. Poèmes; paroles de chansons; préfaces; hommages à des amis poètes (Desnos, etc.), peintres (Miro, Magritte, etc.), dessinateurs, photographes, etc.; proverbes; petits récits; dialogues; calembours; comptines; adages, etc. Un second volume est prévu pour 1982, qui regroupera pièces, choeurs parlés et collages
Grand bal du printemps, suivi de Charmes de Londres by Jacques Prévert( Book )

46 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in French and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poésie
La cinquième saison by Jacques Prévert( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textes divers d'avant et d'après guerre restés inédits jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Le spectacle y tient une très large place
Portrait in jazz by Bill Evans Trio( Recording )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Iacobus Prévert

J. Prévert

Jacques Prévert

Jacques Prévert 1900-1977 French poet and screenwriter

Jacques Prévert francouzský autor, scénárista

Jacques Prévert francuski pjesnik i scenarist

Jacques Prévert Frans auteur

Jacques Prévert fransk manusforfattar og poet

Jacques Prévert fransk manusförfattare och poet

Jacques Prévert fransk manusforfatter og poet

Jacques Prévert fransk manuskriptforfatter og poet

Jacques Prévert französischer Autor, Dichter und Chansonnier (1900-1977)

Jacques Prévert poeta e sceneggiatore francese

Jacques Prévert poeta francuski, scenarzysta

Jacques Prévert ranskalainen kirjailija ja runoilija

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Jak Prever

Prever, Ž.

Prever, Žak

Prever, Zh.

Prever, Zh 1900-1977

Prever, Zh. (Zhak), 1900-1977

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Prevērs, Žaks 1900-1977

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Prèvert, J.

Prévert, J. 1900-1977

Prévert, J. (Jacques), 1900-1977

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Prévert, Jacques André Marie 1900-1977

Prévert, Janine

Purebēru, Jakku 1900-1977

Žak Prever

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Ζακ Πρεβέρ

Жак Превер

Жак Превер французский поэт и сценарист

Жак Прэвер

Превер Ж. 1900-1977

Превер, Жак

Превер, Жак 1900-1977

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ז'אק פרוור

פרבר, ז'ק

פרוור, ז'ק

פרור, ז'ק 1900-1977

جاك بريفير

جاك بريفير، 1900-1977

ژاجقوەس پرéڤەرت

ژاک پرور شاعر و فیلمنامه‌نویس فرانسوی

ژاک پرێڤێر

ਯਾਕ ਪਰੇਵੈਰ

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ჟაკ პრევერი

자크 프레베르

ジャック・プレヴェール

プレヴェール, J.

プレヴェール, ジャック

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