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Rózsa, Miklós 1907-1995

Works: 1,148 works in 2,823 publications in 9 languages and 38,025 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Biographical films  Film noir  Filmed plays  Melodrama  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Composer, Conductor, Musician, Performer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Author of introduction, Editor, Compiler, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Miklós Rózsa
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

72 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

17 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Birman, écrivain en mal d'inspiration est alcoolique. Il s'enivre en solitaire au lieu de passer le week-end chez son frère Wick. Helen qui est amoureuse de lui, et Wick mettent la main sur sa réserve secrète et font en sorte qu'aucun des bars qu'il fréquente ne lui fasse crédit
The Green Berets( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne leads his Special Forces troops against a deadly and determined enemy. The film combines rugged action with spectacular special effects
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal gang plans an elaborate jewel robbery. What is distinctive in the telling is the straightforward way Huston humanises the criminals while showing their professional approach to crime as 'a left-handed form of human endeavour'. In place of psychosis are all-to-human weaknesses so that the failure of endeavour is not so much fated as fortuitous. The sense of irony and alienation - the police are portrayed as the agents of a hostile world - is, however, wholly noir
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

26 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind
El Cid by Anthony Mann( Visual )

52 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh-century Spain is divided into Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. The young Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, a Castillian knight who has been dubbed El Cid [El Cid Campeador "The Lord Champion"] by his followers, vows to free his country from the invader. The epic tale romanticizes the years of love, warfare, revenge, rivalries, as El Cid becomes a revered warrior. Much of the movie was shot on location in Spain - including the castles of Belmonte (Cuenca) and Peñíscola (Castellón)
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and German and held by 923 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. Built upon a series of narrative parallels and contrasts between Jesus and Barrabas. The film portrays the thief as a rebel leader of the Jewish resistance. Unlike Jesus, who preaches a message of peace, Barrabas advocates violence as a means to an end
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

28 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Ernest Hemingway's The killers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
Dead men don't wear plaid by Carl Reiner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Rigby Reardon is hired by a beautiful woman to investigate the mysterious death of her father--a wealthy scientist, philanthropist, and chessemaker
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nel 1857 Gustave Flaubert in persona deve difendersi in tribunale dall'accusa di oscenità per aver pubblicato "Madame Bovary" e per farlo racconta la storia della sua eroina Emma che, sposata a un mediocre medico di provincia, cerca di realizzare i propri sogni romantici: si farà ingannare prima da Rodolphe Boulanger, poi da Leon Dupuis e infine, sotto la minaccia di uno scandalo finanziario, si suiciderà. (Mereghetti)
The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Billy Wilder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Sherlock Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband
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Mikloş Roja

Miklos Rosza

Miklos Rozsa

Mikls Rzsa compositore ungherese

Mikls Rzsa ungarischer Filmkomponist

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Ben-Hur a tale of the ChristAdam's ribThe lost weekendThe Green BeretsWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarIvanhoeQuo vadisErnest Hemingway's The killersDead men don't wear plaid