WorldCat Identities

Korda, Alexander Sir 1893-1956

Overview
Works: 308 works in 1,144 publications in 9 languages and 16,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  War films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Film editor, Performer, Production personnel, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Korda
The third man by Carol Reed ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,505 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 )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 945 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 Scarlet Pimpernel by Harold Young ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Scarlet Pimpernel is set in late eighteenth century France during the darkest days of the French revolution. An Engllishman, called the Scarlet Pimpernel, and his followers adopt secret identities and outwit the French Republicans while saving the aristocrats from the bloodshed of the Reign of Terror
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 740 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
The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 692 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 )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 673 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 )
42 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 586 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 )
50 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 563 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 Zoltan Korda ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 545 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
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 394 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
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mowgli, a teenage boy raised by wolves in the wild, must fight evil in the jungle as well as greed in the hearts of men
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 343 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
Marius by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marius, the son of a Marseilles waterfront café owner gives up his sweetheart, Fanny, to go to sea
The Fanny trilogy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in French and held by 249 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
Catherine the Great ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 220 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 216 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 Robert Joseph Flaherty ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 165 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 141 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
Sanders of the river by Zoltan Korda ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in West Africa
 
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Alternative Names
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, Sir, 1893-1956
Korda, Alexander von 1893-1956
Korda, Alexandre
Korda, Alexandre 1893-1956
Korda, Sándor
Korda, Sándor, 1893-1956
Korda, Sándor 1893-1956 Wirklicher Name
Korda, Sándor László.
Korda, Sándor László, 1893-1956
Sándor, Korda 1893-1956
Languages
English (541)
French (46)
Spanish (24)
German (7)
Hungarian (4)
Italian (2)
Catalan (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Turkish (1)
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