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Ophuls, Max 1902-1957

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Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )

116 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martine Carol plays Lola, the woman with many lovers. Director Max Ophuls orchestrates dazzling scenes with a luminous mobile canvas on which is painted the fleeting vanities of the human animal
La ronde by Max Ophuls( Visual )

109 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 836 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 )

84 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 20th century Vienna, Stefan Brand is in the process of fleeing Vienna on the eve of a duel he wants no part of, however before he can do so, he receives an anonymous letter from an unknown woman. Stefan is deeply moved by what he reads and starts to realize that the letter's author is Lisa Berndl, a young woman he's known, but disregarded for most of his life
Le plaisir by Max Ophuls( Visual )

76 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 684 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--( Visual )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 648 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
The earrings of madame de by Max Ophuls( Visual )

84 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 477 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 by Stefan Zweig( Book )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and German and held by 329 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 )

42 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and French and held by 320 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
Max Ophuls' Liebelei by Max Ophuls( Visual )

44 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 159 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
The reckless moment by Max Ophuls( Visual )

27 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 108 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
Spiel im Dasein: eine Rückblende by Max Ophuls( Book )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Signora di tutti by Max Ophuls( Visual )

19 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 93 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."
Lachende Erben Merry Heirs by Max Ophuls( Visual )

14 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantische komedie
Novelle by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in German and held by 77 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 )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola Montès : un film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 67 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
De Mayerling a Sarajevo = From Mayerling to Sarajevo by Max Ophuls( Visual )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 58 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
Max Ophüls by Claude Beylie( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berta Garlan : Hörspiel by Arthur Schnitzler( Recording )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berta Garlan ist jung, verwitwet, und die Männer in der Kleinstadt machen ihr den Hof. Vergebens, denn eine neue Verbindung kommt Berta Garlan nicht in den Sinn. Doch als sie eines Tages von ihrer alten Jugendliebe aus Wien hört, macht sie sich voller Sehnsüchte auf in die Metropole
The bartered bride( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 33 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
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Audience level: 0.52 (from 0.29 for Madame de- ... to 0.93 for Berta Garl ...)

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Letter from an unknown woman : Max Ophuls, director
Alternative Names

Max Ophuls

Max Ophüls cinéaste français

Max Ophüls deutsch-französischer Film-, Theater- und Hörspielregisseur

Max Ophüls director cinematográfico alemán, de origen judío

Max Ophüls Frans filmregisseur

Max Ophüls German-born film director

Max Ophüls Německo-francouzský režisér

Max Ophüls regista tedesco

Ofyls, Max 1902-1957

Ophuels, Max 1902-1957

Ophüls, Max

Ophuls, Max 1902-1957

Ophuls, Max Oppenheimer 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

Макс Офюлс

Макс Офюльс

מקס אופולס

مکس افولس

오퓔스, 막스 1902-1957



Letter from an unknown woman : Max Ophuls, director