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Welles, Orson 1915-1985

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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

512 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 5,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

71 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Touch of evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

191 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

66 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring sea saga of one man's obsession for revenge upon the enormous white whale that has defeated Captain Ahab once before
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

355 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-World War II Vienna sets the scene for this tense thriller about an American novelist who comes to Europe for what he thinks is the funeral of an old friend and finds himself entangled in a spiralling web of international intrigue
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

126 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish new production made from Welles' original shooting script, allowing audiences to finally see his epic vision of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Booth Tarkington novel fully realized. The haunting story of a wealthy Midwestern family's struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century
The stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

240 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after World War II to lead the Allies to a notorious spy planning to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
The Citizen Kane book : Raising Kane by Pauline Kael( Book )

52 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and Turkish and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yossarian, a reluctant bombadier stationed in the Mediterranean in World War II, has come to the utterly sane conclusion that everyone is trying to kill him. The Germans, yes, but also commanding officers supposedly on his own side like Col. Cathcart, who keeps raising the number of missions his flyers must perform to finish their tours. Everybody seems equally dead-set on his destruction, and Yossarian is just as determined to stay alive. An enormous and excellent ensemble cast bring to life the lunacy and logical illogic of Joseph Heller's classic novel
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

124 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy entitled Macbeth
The lady from Shanghai by Orson Welles( Visual )

114 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seaman becomes involved in the murderous intrigue of a crippled lawyer and his homicidal, frustrated wife. Culminates in a shoot-up in a hall of mirrors
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Recording )

145 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of a Martian invasion of earth. The script, Invasion from Mars, was written by Howard Koch and was based on the 1898 novella by H.G. Wells
Jane Eyre by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

90 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century in India, a young mongoose is adopted by a British family. Protecting his family to the death, Rikki battles two evil cobras who want to kill the humans in order to safely hatch their eggs
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the ages of man. Includes eras through the French Revolution
Around the world in eighty days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Christ, describing certain events that took place between Romans and Jews and setting the political background for the life of Christ, and the personalities and ideas of the New Testament
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Martin Ritt( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills
 
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A man for all seasons
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A man for all seasonsTouch of evilHerman Melville's Moby DickThe third manThe magnificent AmbersonsThe war of the worldsJane EyreAround the world in eighty days
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Gouels, Orson.

Gouels, Orson 1915-1985

Govels, Orson, 1915-1985

Jeeves, O.W. 1915-1985

Orson Uells

Orson Welles

Orson Welles actor, director, guionista y productor de cine estadounidense

Orson Welles americký filmový herec, scenárista, režisér a producent

Orson Welles Amerikaans filmacteur

Orson Welles amerikansk skådespelare, regissör, manusförfattare och filmproducent

Orson Welles amerikansk skuespiller, regissør og produsent

Orson Welles amerykański reżyser, producent, scenarzysta i aktor filmowy

Orson Welles attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Orson Welles Cineasta estadunidense

Orson Welles pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Orson Welles réalisateur, acteur, producteur et scénariste américain

Orson Welles US-amerikanesche Filmregisseur, Schauspiller an Auteur

Orson Welles US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Schauspieler und Autor

Orson Wells

Orsons Velss

Spelvin, G.O. 1915-1985

Uėlls, Orson

Uėlls, Orson 1915-1985

Vells, Orson, 1915-1985

Welles G. O.

Welles G. O. 1915-1985

Welles, George O. 1915-1985

Welles, George Orson.

Welles, George Orson 1915-1985

Welles O.

Welles O. 1915-1985

Welles, Orson 1915-

Yèlls, Orson.

Όρσον Γουέλς

Орсан Уэлс

Орсон Веллс

Орсон Велс

Орсон Велс американски режисер, сценарист и продуцент

Орсон Уелс

Орсън Уелс

Уэллс Д. О

Уэллс Д. О. 1915-1985

Уэллс О

Уэллс О. 1915-1985

Уэллс, Орсон американский кинорежиссёр, актёр, сценарист

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אורסון ולס שחקן אמריקאי

اورسن ولز

اورسن ويلز

اورسن ویلز

أورسون ويلز، 1915-1985

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ഓർസൺ വെൽസ്

ഓർസൺ വെൽസ് അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

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오슨 웰스

웰스, 오손 1915-1985

웰스, 오슨 1915-1985

웰즈, 오슨 1915-1985

ウェルズ, オーソン

オーソン・ウェルズ

奥逊·威尔斯

奧遜威爾斯

奧森·威爾斯

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