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Jarre, Maurice

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Most widely held works by Maurice Jarre
Doctor Zhivago by Alec Guinness( Visual )

75 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story is presented through many characters whose destinies are interwoven. Not only is it a vast panorama of Russia undergoing the most radical revolution in history, it also probes the personal struggle of one man's survival, Dr. Yuri Zhivago
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

65 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When charismatic English professor John Keating [Robin Williams] ... arrives at a strict boys academy, his unconventional teaching methods breathe new life into the curriculum steeped in tradition. With his wit and wisdom, Keating inspires his students to pursue individual passions and make their lives extraordinary"--Container
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

65 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who unites the desert tribes of Arabia against the Turks during World War I
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans l'Inde coloniale des années 1920, une jeune femme anglaise, Adela Quested, entreprend de rejoindre son fiancé dans la petite ville de Chandrapore où il est magistrat. Accompagnée de la mère de ce dernier, une vieille dame très ouverte d'esprit, elle découvre avec trouble un pays rongé par la discrimination des colons qui méprisent les autochtones. Lors d'une visite aux grottes de Marabar, Adela est victime d'un incident qui va exacerber les tensions dans le pays au moment même où les revendications indépendantistes se durcissent... (Source : jaquette)
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

90 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Witness by Peter Weir( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after the death of her husband, Amish woman Rachel Lapp takes her son Samuel on a trip to Philadelphia. While in the train station washroom, Samuel sees two men savagely murder a third. Philadelphia detective John Book discovers that people within the police force were involved, and is assigned to escort Rachel and Samuel back home, protecting the boy until the trial. Book blends in with the Amish community, but the corrupt cops Book has exposed are determined to keep their secret, and they come looking for Samuel--to silence him for good
Fatal Attraction by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Arabic and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a New York attorney has a romantic fling while his wife is out of town, the woman involved won't be ignored
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Allied invasion in Normandy during World War II. Details D-Day landing from the points of view of those who participated: the Germans, the French, the English and the Americans
The man who would be king by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

30 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Gorillas in the mist : the story of Dian Fossey by Dian Fossey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropologist Dian Fossey risks her life to protect the rare mountain gorillas from poachers and animal traders
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a travelling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

41 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
The professionals by Richard Brooks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre mercenaires sont chargés de récupérer l'épouse d'un riche magnat du pétrole enlevée par des révolutionnaires mexicains
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... a Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real. Is he going insane? Is he suffering from post-traumatic stress? Or could he be caught in the middle of some horrific supernatural battle he can't understand?"-- Back of container
Uprising by Jon Avnet( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and German and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Germany invaded Poland in Sept. 1939, the Germans decreed that all 350,000 Warsaw Jews be forcibly detained in the area known as the "Warsaw Ghetto". In fear for their lives, the Polish Jews form the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) to fight against this oppressive force. When the German troops march into the Ghetto, they are surprised and repulsed by the JFO fighters. The resisters may not be able to achieve victory, but they intend to live with honor--and if need be, die with honor--while lighting the torch for resistance in the occupied territories. Their resolve will be tested as the Nazi's promise to completely eradicate the Ghetto as a birthday present for Hitler
Fearless by Peter Weir( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Doctor Zhivago original MGM soundtrack by Maurice Jarre( Recording )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarre by Jarre film themes of Maurice Jarre by Maurice Jarre( Recording )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Jarre, Maurice 1924-2009

Jarre, Maurice-Alexis

Jarre, Maurice-Alexis 1924-2009

Marc Jarre

Maurice Jarre francuski kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Maurice Jarre Frans componist (1924-2009)

Maurice Jarre französischer Komponist

Maurice Jarre French composer

Maurice Jarre musicista e compositore francese

Mauritius Jarre

Moris Jarr

Moriss Žārs

Μωρίς Ζαρ

Жарр, Морис 1924-

Морис Жар

Морис Жарр

Моріс Жарр

Մորիս Ժառ

מוריס ז'אר

موريس جار

موریس ژار

مۆریس جار

มอริส ฌาร์

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Dead Poets SocietyLawrence of ArabiaDie Blechtrommel = The tin drumWitnessFatal AttractionThe man who would be kingRyan's DaughterAlfred Hitchcock's Topaz