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Auric, Georges 1899-1983

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Roman holiday by William Wyler( Visual )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,877 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 by Jules Dassin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other
The innocents by Deborah Kerr( Visual )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 927 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
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a dwarf, Toulouse-Lautrec believes he's too ugly to ever fall in love. So he loses himself in painting ... and cognac. A fixture at Paris' infamous turn-of-the-century Moulin Rouge nightclub, Lautrec meets a girl from the street ... who breaks his heart"--Container
A nous la liberté by René Clair( Visual )

29 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in French and Multiple languages and held by 667 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
Beauty and the beast by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

62 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sublime adaptation by Jean Cocteau of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont's fairy-tale masterpiece, in which the true love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral, but gentle beast, is a landmark feat of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean Marais and Josette Day. The spectacular visions of enchantment, desire, and death in Beauty and the Best (La Belle et la Bete) have become timeless icons of cinematic wonder
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 597 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
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 546 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
Orphée Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

47 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of a Greek legend
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )

40 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 518 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
Gervaise by René Clément( Visual )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 347 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
Film music by Georges Auric( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
Film music by Georges Auric( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film music by Georges Auric( )

5 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic film music of Georges Auric by Georges Auric( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small, isolated, hot and dusty Central American village, there's only one thing to do: dream of getting out. An opportunity for escape presents itself, but only to those with nerves of steel. An American oil company has offered to pay big money to get two trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over to a well fire. The catch is that the unpaved terrain contains enough bumps and crags to make the unstable material explode, instantly killing the driver. Nonetheless, the company has many applicants hungry for work, and a quartet of the coolest are chosen. But even these stalwart men will discover that fear of their deadly payload can ignite even the most frozen emotions
Bonjour Tristesse by Otto Preminger( Visual )

20 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 248 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
La belle et la bête complete film score, 1946 by Georges Auric( )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty and the beast complete score by Georges Auric( )

4 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Auric, George 1899-1983

Auric, Georges

Georges Auric compositore francese

Georges Auric francia zeneszerző, zongoraművész

Georges Auric francuski kompozitor

Georges Auric francuski kompozytor

Georges Auric Frans acteur

Georges Auric französischer Komponist

Georges Auric French composer

Жорж Орик

Жорж Орік

Орик, Жорж 1899-1983

ז'ורז' אוריק

ژرژ اوریک طراح رقص، بازیگر، و آهنگساز فرانسوی

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乔治·奥里克

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