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Ophuls, Max 1902-1957

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Lola Montès by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
102 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts, through flashbacks, the life of a famous courtesan, recounted as part of a lavish circus act. The ringmaster introduces and displays Lola Montés who recalls her romances with Franz Liszt, a student, and Ludwig, King of Bavaria before she was reduced by scandal, poverty and ill fortune to her present life as a circus performer
La ronde by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in half-lit, turn-of-the-century Viennese interiors, this film is an elaborate satire of the rituals of love. A merry-go-round of romance is detailed in episodic fashion. Each of the ten sketches is introduced by a master of ceremonies, who appears with the metaphorical carousel. Ophuls comments definitively on the futility of transitory relationships, wherein the deceivers are in turn deceived
Letter from an unknown woman by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of unrequited love in which a woman is obsessed with a self-centered concert pianist
Madame de-- ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in French and English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover
Le plaisir by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Adapted from three short stories by the father of short-story writing, Guy de Maupassant, each segment revels in joie de vivre: an old man regains his youth with the aid of a magic mask ; on a bucolic outing with her colleagues, a prostitute experiences romance ; while the third story focuses on the love between an artist and his model."--Container
Madame de by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In order to pay her personal debts, Madame de... secretly pawns a pair of earrings given to her by her husband, telling him they are lost. As a tale of their possible theft surfaces in society, the exquisite jewels pass from pawnbroker to husband to mistress, from lover to wife, laying bare the hyprocisy and infidelity that lies beneath their veneer of opulent sophistication."--Container
Letter from an unknown woman : Max Ophuls, director ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the film "letter from an unknown woman" including the screenplay and criticism of the motion picture
Caught by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and French and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonora Eames fulfills her life's dream when she marries a millionaire but she soon discovers that her husband is mentally unstable. She resents being used as his business hostess and leaves him
Lola Montès un film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1955 and 1998 in French and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lola Montes was the mistress of composer Franz Liszt and the King of Bavaria, at the same time. Now people come to the traveling circus, paying to hear the private details of her life in a series of flashbacks, reveal romance and its cost. An inspired, lyrical masterpiece
Max Ophuls' Liebelei ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1933 and 1996 in German and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In turn-of-the-century gay Vienna, a young lieutenant's love for a musician's daughter leads inevitably to her tragic suicide. Valse Brillante is a classical film in which Alexander Brailowski plays Chopin
La Signora di tutti by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl finds life impossible, when she is loved by her teacher, a rich man and his son, and an acting role that lands her with the song "La Signora di tutti"--Meaning, I am the woman for everyone. She ends up taking her own life
Lachende Erben Merry Heirs by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantische komedie
The reckless moment by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With her husband out of town, Lucia Harper has her hands full keeping her household in order. Her headstrong daughter, Bea, has taken up with a louse named Ted Darby and persists in meeting him despite her mother's warnings. During one tryst, Bea and Darby quarrel violently. Bea accidentally kills Darby and runs away. To protect her family, Lucia disposes of the body. Because of this rash act, she faces not only a murder investigation, but two ruthless blackmailers, Donnelly and Nagle. Fortunately for the Harper family, Donnelly has a change of heart and becomes their savior
Liebelei by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liebelei is one of the earliest of the cinematic banquets directed by German filmmaker Max Ophuls. The film, set in imperial Vienna, concerns the romance between a young girl and a lieutenant. A powerful baron misreads the lieutenant's ardor, assuming that it is being directed towards his own wife. A duel follows which, no matter how it turns out, will spell tragedy for at least one of the characters we care about. The central character is portrayed by Magda Schneider, the mother of 1960s film star Romy Schneider
Novelle by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( Book )
4 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein kleiner Junge bändigt die Raubkatze durch die besänftigende Macht der Liebe. Goethes Novelle in einer legendären Hörspielinszenierung, die das Zeitkolorit der Geschichte meisterhaft bewahrt
Novelle by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spiel im Dasein: eine Rückblende by Max Ophuls ( Book )
14 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in German and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De Mayerling a Sarajevo From Mayerling to Sarajevo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical drama about the Austro-Hungarian court and the events leading to the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand and the Countess Sophia at Sarajevo, the spark that started World War I
The bartered bride ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bartered bride: Adaptation of Smetana's opera about the bartered bride who finally married the young Bohemian she loved. Last waltz: A prince must choose a bride so a countess and three of her four daughters are brought for the playboy monarch's choosing. Complications set in, but all is righted when the missing fourth daughter arrives
Max Ophuls by Claude Beylie ( Book )
16 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Max Ophuls
Ofyls, Max 1902-1957
Ophuels, Max 1902-1957
Ophüls, Max
Ophuls, Max 1902-1957
Oppenheimer , Max
Oppenheimer, Max 1902-1957
Oppenheimer, Max, 1902-1957, directeur de films et de théâtre
Oppenheimer, Maximilian 1902-1957
Oppenheimer Ophuls, Max 1902-1957
Opuls , Max
Opuls, Max 1902-1957
French (296)
English (154)
German (105)
Italian (20)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (3)