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Auric, Georges 1899-1983

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Roman holiday by William Wyler ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Du rififi chez les hommes Rififi ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Después de cumplir cinco años de condena, Tony Le Stephanois sale de prisión con la intención de cambiar de vida, pero se encuentra con que su antigua amante está con un conocido gángster. Así las cosas, y careciendo de recursos económicos, no le queda más remedio que volver a su vida pasada y reunirse con sus viejos compinches. Durante semanas prepara minuciosamente con ellos un golpe perfecto: el atraco a una inaccesible joyería de París
A nous la liberté by René Clair ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic satire on the dehumanization of industrial workers which preceded Chaplin's Modern Times by five years. This quick paced and amusing experiment has Louis escaping prison to become a phonograph company tycoon. Emile, a fellow inmate, later flees prison to work in his friend's factory where he meets and falls in love with a fellow factory worker, Jeanne, overcoming the objections of her protective uncle, Paul Imaque, with Emile's help. Gangsters attempt to blackmail Louis. With police looking for him Louis flees with Emile, who has given up Jeanne to another worker she truely loves. Louis and Emile take to the open road, bumming their way to freedom
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
The innocents by Jack Clayton ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and French and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"--Container
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of a young woman who was a showgirl, had affairs with kings, became a courtesan, and traveled the world trying to fit in. Charts the course of Montès's scandalous past through the invocations of the bombastic ringmaster of the American circus where she has ended up performing
Orphée by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for peerless visual poetry and dreamlike storytelling
Moulin Rouge by John Huston ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A la suite d'une chute dans un escalier du château familial d'Albi, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec restera infirme toute sa vie : avec un corps d'adulte sur des jambes d'enfant... Aucune femme ne veut de lui. Henri trompe sa solitude en peignant. Il monte à Paris, fréquente assidûment le cabaret du Moulin Rouge et devient l'ami des vedettes de l'établissement : Jane Avril, La Goulue, Aïcha, Valentin le Désossé, les danseuses du French-cancan
Jean Cocteau's Beauty and the beast by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in French and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true love of a beautiful woman restores a beast to the handsome young prince he was, before a spell was cast on him
Gervaise by René Clément ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of mid-19th-century Parisian slums in which a young girl's dreams of a happy home and a successful laundry are cruelly destroyed by a drunken husband
Belle et la bête Beauty and the beast by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains such visual displays as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
La belle et la bête complete film score, 1946 by Georges Auric ( )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bonjour Tristesse by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 17-year-old girl attempts to break up the romantic relationship between her father and his new fiancée, who disapproves of her hedonistic lifestyle
Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1. Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world. 2. An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works. 3. In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Film music by Georges Auric ( )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state
Film music by Georges Auric ( )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic film music of Georges Auric by Georges Auric ( )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Auric, George, 1899-1983
Auric, Georges
Орик, Жорж, 1899-1983
Languages
French (188)
English (95)
Spanish (14)
German (12)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (3)
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