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Korda, Alexander Sir 1893-1956

Overview
Works: 307 works in 1,213 publications in 9 languages and 16,550 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Romance films  Fiction  Biographical films  Jungle films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Film editor, pmn, Performer, Production personnel, Restager , Former owner, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

78 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,526 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
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world is on the brink of war-- but the show must go on. So Joseph Tura, the Polish actor who put the ham in Hamlet, stare beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be ..."--Container
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

26 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 840 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
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( Visual )

39 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the novel by Baroness Orczy in which a dashing dandy of the English court tries to defend innocent aristocrats from the violence of the French revolution
The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( Visual )

86 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives."--Container
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 697 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
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

34 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and French and held by 608 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
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( Visual )

58 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with Rembrandt in his prime, the film tracks his quiet descent into loneliness and isolated self-expression following the death of his wife." -- Container
Jungle book by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

56 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mowgli, a savage jungle boy raised by a pack of wild wolves, thwarts a group of thieves stealing a treasure from a lost jungle city
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book( Visual )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original and grandest version of this well-known tale paints an exotic world of primitive peasant villages, dense, dark jungles, and alluring lagoons--all of which compose the surroundings of Mowgli (Sabu), a boy raised by wolves. Although Mowgli loves his world and is able to communicate with his animal companions, somewhere within himself he harbors a longing to return to his human roots and to the village of his birth. Once there, however, the villagers turn again him in a fit of greed when they discover that he has knowledge of a buried treasure. It is up to him to save his family from these gluttonous villains. The greedy treasure hunters follow Mowgli to where the riches are hidden. There, greed turns to murder as each villager vies to take it all, and as all hell breaks loose, the film delves even deeper into sinistert suspense."--Case
Tolstoy's Anna Karenina( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing calvary officer
The Fanny trilogy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in French and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three films written by Marcel Pagnol. Marius is a young man torn between his love for his family and his desire to move away from his Marseilles harbor, while Fanny, his shy lover, doesn't know how to hold Marius back to keep him near her. Cesar, Marius' father, does not know his son's intentions. When Marius leaves, Fanny discovers she is pregnant with his son, and struggles with the support of his family, to survive without him
Marius by Alexander Korda( Visual )

45 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marius, the son of a Marseilles waterfront café owner gives up his sweetheart, Fanny, to go to sea
The rise of Catherine the Great by Alexander Korda( Visual )

12 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peek into the life of Catherine II, from the beautiful royal courts of 18th century Russia to her troubled marriage to Peter III (portrayed in nearly 'screwball' fashion)
The private life of Don Juan by Alexander Korda( Visual )

19 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Don Juan fakes his own death - only to find that he has promptly been forgotten - can a raven-haired beauty coax him back into the business?
Elephant boy by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Kipling's Toomai of the elephants, 13-year-old Sabu leads a British hunting expedition through the jungle with his pachyderm pal, instantly becoming a legend
The drum( Visual )

8 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action-packed adventure, Sabu plays a young prince who goes into hiding with Colonial forces after his nefarious uncle murders his maharaja father
10 movie adventure pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of the eagle: "A legendary mapmaker roams the forests accompanied by a majestic golden eagle"--Container
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing calvary officer
 
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Alternative Names
Aleksandrs Korda

Alexander Korda Brits filmregisseur

Alexander Korda director y productor de cine británico

Alexander Korda réalisateur et producteur hongrois naturalisé britannique

Alexander Korda regista e produttore cinematografico ungherese naturalizzato inglese

Alexander Korda ungarischer Regisseur

Keller, Sándor László

Keller Sándor László 1893-1956

Kellner, Sándor.

Kellner, Sándor 1893-1956

Kellner, Sándor László 1893-1956

Korda, Alexander

Korda, Alexander 1893-1956

Korda, Alexander 1893-1956 Sir

Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956

Korda, Alexander von 1893-1956

Korda, Alexandre

Korda, Alexandre 1893-1956

Korda, Sándor

Korda Sándor 1893-1956

Korda, Sándor László.

Korda Sándor László 1893-1956

Korda Sándor magyar származású brit filmrendező, producer

Sándor, Korda 1893-1956

Александр Корда британский режиссёр еврейского происхождения родом из Венгрии

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אלכסנדר קורדה

الکساندر کوردا

アレクサンダー・コルダ

亚历山大·科达

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