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Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française

Works: 2,355 works in 2,559 publications in 5 languages and 5,542 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Biographical films  Biographical television programs  Operas  Historical films  Documentary television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary films  History 
Roles: Producer, Editor, Performer, Publisher, Director, Distributor, Sponsor, Artist, Other, Engraver, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française
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Most widely held works by Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française
The life of Leonardo da Vinci( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper was considered the most brilliant mind of the Renaissance, if not in all of history. This portrait of Leonardo da Vinci is a compelling version of his life as well as a serious study of his work and the inventive capacity of this century genius
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIV by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in French and English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant strategy to keep merchants making money, nobles in debt, the urban poor working and fed, and peasants untaxed. Years later, in a coda, Louis exercises the power of the sun
The immortal story by Orson Welles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy merchant in nineteenth century Macao becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife
Lancelot du Lac by Robert Bresson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the last days of the doomed quest for the Holy Grail, Sir Lancelot feels responsible for the failure of King Arthur's knights
Milou en mai = May fools by Louis Malle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1968, this is a colorful and comic portrait of an upper-class family in revolt, a clan that gathers to bury their matriarch and ends up almost killing each other
The life and times of Josef Stalin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the documentary story of the man who subverted the Russian Revolution: born in 1879 in Georgia, a region colonized by Russia at the beginning of the 19th century; studied for the priesthood but soon abandoned piety for insurrection and agitation. By the time of the Revolution, his unique skills had emerged: to be in the right place at the right time and leave the speechifying to others while accumulating political power behind the scenes."--Container
I am a dancer by Rudolf Nureyev( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the artistic temperament and achievements of Rudolf Nureyev
Panorama of experimental music( Recording )

1 edition published in 1968 and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picasso : the man and his work by Edward Quinn( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was one of the greatest painters, printmakers, and sculptors of the 20th Century, and a founder of Modern Art. This unique film, a Cannes Film Festival Selection, reveals unknown aspects of Picasso's work and personality, and contains images of over 600 of his paintings, sculptures, and ceramics, many never before seen in public. In an unprecedented collaboration, Picasso gave filmmaker Edward Quinn unrestrained access to film him in Mougins, France, where Picasso lived and worked. Both a biography and an documentary on art history, the film uses many flashback sequences showing the mutations and evolution of his work in progress, as the film chronologically follow his works and life in parallel
Les Violons du bal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Michel Drach tells the story of his childhood during World War II and his family's escape from the Nazis. But no producer would finance the project until he cast Jean-Louis Trintignant as himself. The film intercuts between his present quest to make the film and the past viewed from a child's perspective
La Nouvelle Vague par elle-même = The New Wave by itself by Robert Valey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French film directors discuss how the post-war film movement in France attempted to revitalize cinema. Includes film clips from some of their most important works
Socrate by Istituto Luce. <Roma>( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in Italian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene opens in 404 B.C. after the conquest of Athens by Sparta. The philosopher Socrates' unpopularity increases because his former student, Critics, makes repressive use of his power. His life is saved temporarily by patriots who overthrow the tyrant in 403 B.C. But Socrates continues to arouse hostility among his fellow citizens. In 399 B.C. he is accused of being a threat to society. Socrates resolves to carry out his own defense at his trial, but despite his innocence he is condemned to death. The execution is postponed a month because the sacred ship is late in its yearly journey from Delos. Socrates refuses this chance to escape. When the ship comes in he drinks hemlock and dies among his friends
Les Dogon : les chants de la vie, le rituel funéraire by François di Dio( Recording )

3 editions published between 1956 and 1974 in Undetermined and Niger-Kordofanian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field recording of native songs and dances
La merveilleuse visite = The marvelous visit by Marcel Carné( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angel falls from the sky and is found unconscious by a priest and his assistant. They nurse him back to health but the naive young angel causes problems for them both when he strays into the local village where his curious behavior is greatly misunderstood. A charming and bittersweet fantasy that is also the last film by director Marcel Carne (Children of Paradise)
Musique Baoulé-Kodè by Charles Duvelle( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in Niger-Kordofanian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folkemusik fra Elfenbenskysten
Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clash between two queens, with the throne of England at stake, is at the center of Donizetti's bel canto drama. Sondra Radvanovsky, in the second part of her historic traversal of all three of the composer's Tudor queen operas in one season, stars in the title role of the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots. Her opponent is Queen Elizabeth I, sung by Elza van den Heever, as the Protestant ruler who knows her position is not secure as long as Mary lives. Tenor Celso Albelo is George Talbot, the Earl of Leicester and favorite of the queen, who urges her to reconcile with Mary. But when Mary insults Elizabeth, her tragic fate is sealed. Kwangchul Youn as Talbot and Patrick Carfizzi as Cecil complete the principal cast, and Riccardo Frizza conducts
Attention bandits by Claude Lelouch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fairy tale love story centered around jewel thieves and murderers ... Simon's quest for revenge and a love story between his daughter and some unforeseen suitors"--Container
Suite liturgique : for female chorus, oboe, English horn, cello and harp by André Jolivet( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in Latin and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mademoiselle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Nadia Boulanger teaching group classes. The film seen here underwent several transformations. When it was first done, it was divided into three different episodes, a form which left Bruno Monsaigeon dissatisfied. On the occasion of Nadia Boulanger's ninetieth birthday in 1997, he reworked it and made it more compact by removing some of the sequences that struck him as weak and by shooting some extra footage that allowed him to add the testimony of Igor Markevitch and Leonard Bernstein, two of Nadia's most famous disciples
O. R. T. F. 73 by Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in Undetermined and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIV
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIVPicasso : the man and his work
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