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Bogarde, Dirk 1921-1999

Overview
Works: 494 works in 2,188 publications in 10 languages and 21,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Fiction  War films  Historical films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Costume designer, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, wpr, Illustrator, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN2598.B647, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Dirk Bogarde
 
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A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

74 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

155 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer Gustav von Aschenbach takes a convalescent holiday at the Venice Lido after the death of his child and the disastrous reception of his new compositions. Bored, he indulges an idle, whimsical, faintly epicurean interest in a beautiful boy sporting on the beach. The boy represents an ideal of perfect physical beauty; his youth and naturalness reproach Aschenbach's vanity and creative sterility. The onset of a deadly pestilence resolves his infatuation, as corruption eventually compromises all ideals
A gentle occupation by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na de bevrijding van Nederlands-Indië in 1945 is een Brits legeronderdeel belast met de handhaving van orde en rust en de evacuatie van de Nederlandse vrouwen en kinderen
The night porter by Liliana Cavani( Visual )

67 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chance meeting of a woman and a former Nazi SS officer brings back memories of their sado-masochistic relationship in a concentration camp years before
Voices in the garden by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Marcus Pollock prevents Cuckoo Peverill from drowning herself, he and his girlfriend Leni are invited to spend their vacation at the opulent Peverill Villa in the South of France. There they find themselves surrounded by a team of glittering people from the film world, and the distinctions between honesty and deception, fantasy and reality become strangely, magically blurred
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )

40 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs-- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness. This is a slashing social satire and a devastating spoof of the television-advertising age
West of sunset by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugo Arlington, a celebrated young writer, had come from England to Los Angeles to research his latest book. He is killed in a tragic road accident. Or was it a deliberate act of suicide? His wife and two daughters struggle to come to terms with the future in Los Angeles, but the memory of Hugo will not die. The past holds debts which must be paid
The damned = Götterdämmerung by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

73 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The degradation of a great family, set against the historical background of the "Night of the long knives" and the rise of Nazism
The servant by Joseph Losey( Visual )

87 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all."--Container
Victim by Basil Dearden( Visual )

30 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the problems of the criminalization of homosexual acts between consenting adults. Bogarde plays a successful barrister who places his career on the line by 'coming out' in order to expose a blackmail racket. It was the first British film to concentrate on male homosexuality and was made with the specific intention of supporting the new recommendations of the 1957 Wolfenden Committee for the partial decriminalization of male homosexual acts
Despair by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann Hermann, a Russian emigrant and successful chocolate magnate, starts to experience hallucinations. One day, he meets Felix and is sure that this man is his doppelganger. His delusional thinking leads him to hatch a plan to relieve him of his mental anguish
A period of adjustment by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra Sydfrankrig. Hovedpersonerne er en far og hans 10-årige søn
Oh! What a lovely war by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Smith family as they go off to fight World War I, and revolves around the songs and words of the soldiers
Closing ranks by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There have been Grayles at Hartleap since Canute. They know this and are proud of the fact." "Now they stand in a semi-circle round the bed of the very last of their nannies, who is quietly slipping away. Ada Stephens - known as Nanny Grayle, and well into her nineties - is saying farewell. There they stand, the old, the young, all of them at one time or another 'her' children. In the strange clarity which comes with the last remission, she looks at the saddened faces about her and surprises them all. She says that the most adored of her charges, Rufus, is 'tainted' and that his father, the revered war hero 'Beau' Grayle, was 'wicked'. None of them is going to get anything in her will. She has left everything to her nephew, Robert." "Thus begins the final demolition of a once-proud house. Slowly, from Sunday to Thursday, as they attend to the many small duties that follow death, the unravelling begins, and the family must face the fact that their way of life, and the glory which was Hartleap, will slide into Nanny's grave with her. As the terrible truth becomes known, desperately they try to close ranks ..."--Jacket
Jericho by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer and father of two receives a cryptic letter from his brother together with a key to his house in the south of France. He accepts the challenge and finds unexpected influences and the courage to start a new life
Schindler( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was a gambler, womanizer and Nazi spy, yet to a thousand Jews he was a savior. The story of Oskar Schindler is presented through archival film and photographs and interviews with survivors and witnesses
King & country by Joseph Losey( Visual )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad"--Container
Damn the defiant!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ship's commander must battle a sadistic subordinate officer, a mutinous crew, and Napoleon's fleet
For the time being : collected journalism by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of a distinguished writing career that began with his first volume of autobiography, Dirk Bogarde has written a substantial amount of journalism. These are now brought together in one volume by the book editor of the "Sunday Telegraph", John Coldstream
Ever, Dirk : the Bogarde letters by Dirk Bogarde( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dirk Bogarde (1921-1999) was known principally as the star of more than sixty films and a critically acclaimed author. To a privileged few, however, he was a prolific, stimulating and treasured correspondent." "Collected here, his letters represent an alternative autobiography, covering three decades. On display are the qualities familiar to those who knew the private Bogarde: acute observation, a laser-like intelligence, an easily-provoked waspishness, an aversion to the politically correct, a directness which could wound and offend, a robust compassion for the needy, a relish for the striking metaphor, and a catastrophic disdain for correct spelling and punctuation. As clouds gather over the Provencal idyll, forcing a return to London, his confidences grow more and more poignant. But the incisive humour survives."--BOOK JACKET
 
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Alternative Names
Bogaerd, Derek van den, 1921-1999

Bogaerde, Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven 1921-1999

Bogaerde, Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den.

Bogaerde, Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den, Sir, 1921-1999

Bogaerde, Derek van den

Bogaerde Derek van den 1921-1999

Bogarde, Dick

Bogarde, Dirk

Den Bogaerde Derek Van 1921-1999

Den Bogaerde, Dirk Van 1921-1999

Dirck Bogarde

Dirk Bogarde acteur britannique

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Dirk Bogarde angol színész

Dirk Bogarde attore britannico

Dirk Bogarde Britischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

Dirk Bogarde British actor

Dirk Bogarde Brits acteur

Dirk Bogarde brytyjski aktor

Van den Bogaerde, Derek

Van den Bogaerde, Derek 1921-

Van den Bogaerde Derek 1921-1999

Van den Bogaerde, Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven

Van den Bogaerde, Derek Niven 1921-1999

Van den Bogaerde, Derek, Sir, 1921-1999

Van den Bogaerde, Dirk 1921-1999

Van der Bogaerde, Derek 1921-1999

Vanden Bogaerde, Derek 1921-1999

VandenBogaerde, Derek 1921-1999

Богард, Дирк

Дирк Богард британский киноактёр

Дърк Богард

Дірк Богард

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דירק בוגרד סופר בריטי

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دیرک بگارد بازیگر و نویسنده بریتانیایی

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Death in VeniceA gentle occupationThe night porterVoices in the gardenDarlingWest of sunsetVictimA period of adjustment