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Korda, Alexander Sir 1893-1956

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The third man by Graham Greene( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,731 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 )

21 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and held by 1,115 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
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

53 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 927 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 private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( Visual )

98 editions published between 1933 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 787 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 third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

112 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pulp fiction writer arrives in post-WWII Vienna at the invitation of a friend who has offered him a job. Once there, he discovers that a shortage of supplies has led to a flourishing black market and his friend has recently died in a mysterious traffic accident. As he begins to unravel the story behind his friend's death, he finds himself entangled in the black market, the police, and his friend's Czech girlfriend. Includes commentary, interviews, collectible booklet, and more
The thief of Bagdad : an Arabian fantasy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 753 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
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

43 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 732 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
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( Visual )

42 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apparently ineffectual member of royalty by night dons a peasant's costume and defies the bloody tribunals of the French Revolution by snatching the doomed aristocrats from the guillotine
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( Visual )

75 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 558 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 )

58 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kipling's classic menagerie comes to dazzling life in this lush adaptation, featuring Sabu as Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves. He gradually reacclimates himself to civilization with the help of his long-lost mother and a beautiful village girl, whose father is convinced that Mowgli is dangerous
The four feathers by John Clements( Visual )

4 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 434 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
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book( Visual )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 422 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 )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an ill-fated love affair between a Czarist guard and the wife of a high-ranking civil servant
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

18 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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"--Container
The Fanny trilogy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in French and held by 243 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
The rise of Catherine the Great by Paul Czinner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick-witted and compelling dramatization of the troubled marriage of Catherine II (played by German actress Elisabeth Bergner, in her English-language debut) to Peter III (a randy Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) and her subsequent ascension to the throne as Empress of Russia. With its luxurious renderings of the eighteenth-century St. Petersburg royal court and its nearly screwball evocation of Catherine and Peter's teasing relationship, The Rise of Catherine the Great was a wise and worthy follow-up to Henry VIII
The private life of Don Juan by Alexander Korda( Visual )

21 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 219 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?
10 movie adventure pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of the eagle: "A legendary mapmaker roams the forests accompanied by a majestic golden eagle"--Container
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

40 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 173 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 cavalry officer
Elephant boy by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

15 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 167 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
 
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The third man
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The Scarlet PimpernelAnna KareninaElephant boyKorda : Britain's movie mogulThings to comeKorda : Britain's only movie mogul
Alternative Names
Aleksandrs Korda

Alexander Korda Brits filmregisseur

Alexander Korda director y productor de cine británico

Alexander Korda Hungarian-born British film producer and director

Alexander Korda réalisateur et producteur hongrois naturalisé britannique

Alexander Korda regista e produttore cinematografico ungherese naturalizzato inglese

Keller, Sándor László

Keller Sándor László 1893-1956

Kellner, Sándor.

Kellner, Sándor 1893-1956

Kellner, Sándor László

Kellner, Sándor László 1893-1956

Korda, Aleksander

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

Sir Alexander Korda

Александр Корда британский режиссёр еврейского происхождения родом из Венгрии

Александр Корда британський кінорежисер і продюсер угорського походження

Ալեքսանդր Կորդա

אלכסנדר קורדה

الكسندر كوردا

الکساندر کوردا

코다, 알렉산더 1893-1956

코르더, 알렉산더 1893-1956

アレクサンダー・コルダ

コルダ, アレクサンドル

亚历山大·科达

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