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Welles, Orson 1915-1985

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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

405 editions published between 1941 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 5,398 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 )

73 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,441 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 )

167 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,938 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
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

299 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-World War II Vienna sets the scene for this 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 Graham Greene( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,739 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 stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

218 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,683 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

168 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that makes him king. But he does not enjoy his newfound, dearly-won kingship
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,555 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
Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life—revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him."--Container
The Citizen Kane book : Raising Kane by Pauline Kael( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady from Shanghai by Orson Welles( Visual )

96 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,306 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
Jane Eyre by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

85 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hollywood production of the Bronte novel in which a harshly treated orphan girl becomes a governess in a mysterious Yorkshire mansion with a brooding master; features Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

122 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( Visual )

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

... shows a rather different side of Moses, the Stone Age and the Roman Empire - in which Brooks is a stand-up philosopher playing Caesar's Palace. Next, the truth is finally told about the Spanish Inquisition in a splashy production number featuring song-and-dance monks and swimming nuns ... It's history as you've never known it - completely irreverent and positively hilarious. -- Container
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,104 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
Orson Welles's F for fake by Orson Welles( Visual )

50 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In this free-form documentary, the legendary filmmaker gleefully engages the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between truth and illusion, art and lies
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,046 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
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Recording )

96 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 978 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 novella by H.G. Wells
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 970 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
Moby Dick by John Huston( Visual )

59 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 958 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
 
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A man for all seasons
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A man for all seasonsTouch of evilThe third manJane EyreThe magnificent AmbersonsAround the world in eighty daysThe war of the worldsMoby Dick
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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

Уэллс, Орсон американский кинорежиссёр, актёр, сценарист

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אורסון ולס

אורסון ולס שחקן אמריקאי

اورسن ولز

اورسن ويلز

اورسن ویلز

أورسون ويلز، 1915-1985

ऑर्सन वेल्स

অরসন ওয়েলস

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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