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Simon, Michel 1895-1975

Overview
Works: 388 works in 956 publications in 8 languages and 5,525 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Fiction  Documentary films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Other, Dedicatee, Recipient, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Boudu sauvé des eaux by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A well-off bookseller rescues a tramp from a suicidal plunge into the Seine and his family dedicates itself to reforming him. He shows his gratitude by shaking the household to its foundations, challenging the hidebound principles of his hosts
L'Atalante by Jean Vigo ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of the lives of people who dwell in barges that move up and down the Seine in France. A young captain takes his bride to live on theboat he navigates through the canals. Bored with the monotony of river-bound life, the young woman escapes to Paris to find adventure, but is soon disullusioned and returns to her husband. Filmed under severe conditions, this was to be the last film of director Jean Vigo, who died from tuberculosis soon after its completion.(Circulates)
Le quai des brumes Port of shadows by Marcel Carné ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A deserter from the French military drifts into a small town, where he falls for a troubled young woman
The complete Jean Vigo by Jean Vigo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in French and English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The four films are respectively a satirical documentary about the town of Nice, an experimental documentary about a famous swimmer, an anarchic tale of student rebellion and a romantic comedy about a young couple living aboard a ship
Le vieil homme et l'enfant The two of us = The old man and the boy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Claude Berri's introduction on the title screens reads "This film is a true story but seen through the imagination a child particularly sensitive to the tragic events which surrounded him in occupied France. The warm affection of this family of good people who took him in nevertheless leaves him with a certain poetic nostalgia for this time and a deep gratitude toward them." This film is his re-telling and re-creation of the life of a small Jewish boy from in Nazi-occupied Paris, sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant
John Frankenheimer's The train ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
The Train by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
WWII thriller about a French railway inspector whose low-key resistance efforts become vitally urgent when the Nazis try to steal a trainload of France's most treasured paintings, and it's up to him to stop the train
Drôle de drame by Marcel Carné ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quiet botanist is the secret author of a popular crime novel. His peaceful existence is threatened when a crazed fan vows to kill the author of "The model crime." The convoluted plot involves a group of Victorian Englishmen who get so enmeshed in lies and disguises, murders and supposed murders, intrigues and romances, that Scotland Yard and the participants themselves are confused
La Beauté du diable by René Clair ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clair's rendition of the Faust legend. Mephistopheles approaches Faust with an offer for his soul, and is willing to give him a foretaste of what will come once the deal is complete: eternal youth, a beautiful gypsy girl and the power to make gold. But in the end Mephistopheles is the loser as love proves to be everlasting
Beauty of the devil ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An imaginative retelling of the Faust legend. Approaching the end of his life, a prominent professor makes a bargain with the Devil that will gain him youth, fame and riches in exchange for his soul
Panique by Julien Duvivier ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller about murder at a French carnival
L'intégrale DVD Jean Vigo by Jean Vigo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents four films directed by Jean Vigo and one documentary on the director
La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc The passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trial and execution of Joan of Arc, based on actual court records, but compressed into a single day
La Poison by Sacha Guitry ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ne supportant plus sa femme, une mégère sale et alcoolique, un homme imagine un stratagème pour s'en débarrasser en toute impunité... Un des grands films de Guitry, noir et caustique à souhait !
La Chienne by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renoir's first sound film is a tragicomic account of a romantic triangle that leads to murder. Michel Simon stars as Maurice Legrand, a mild-mannered cashier, hen-pecked husband and amateur painter. After rescuing a prostitute from a beating by her pimp, Legrand sets her up as his mistress. To satisfy Dédé, her pimp, Lulu demands more and more money from Legrand and even sells his paintings as her own, posing as an American artist, Clara Wood. Obsessed by Lulu, Maurice will do anything to win her love. Dissolving his marriage, Legrand arrives at Lulu's apartment only to find her in the arms of Dédé. This story was re-made by Fritz Lang in 1945 as Scarlett Street
Guide d'Ouro Preto by Manuel Bandeira ( Book )
9 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le vieil homme et l'enfant by Claude Berri ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris sous l'Occupation. Claude, enfant juif, commet un vol et est envoyé à Grenoble pour échapper à la Gestapo. Hébergé par un vieux couple, l'arrivée de cet enfant va transformer l'existence de Pépé. Ancien Polu et pétainiste, le vieil homme ignore tout des origines de Claude et le prend sous son aile
French masterworks Russian émigrés in Paris, 1923-1928 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five French silent films restored by the Cinemathèque française, originally released by Films Albatros between 1923 and 1928, with new music scores by Timothy Brock, Robert Israel, Neil Brand, Antonio Coppola and the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
Fabiola by Alessandro Blasetti ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman aristocracy plots massive Christian massacre before Constantine reaches Rome
Les disparus de St Agil by Christian-Jaque ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Trois élèves du collège de Saint-Agil qui préparent en secret leur départ en Amérique, disparaissent mystérieusement les uns après les autres après avoir surpris une nuit, un homme louche dans l'établissement. Un professeur est assassiné après une dispute avec un de ses collègues
 
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Alternative Names
Beroalde.
Beroalde 1895-1975
FRANCOIS JOSEPH SIMON
Simon, François 1895-1975
Simon, François Joseph.
Simon, François Joseph, 1895-1975
Simon, Michel
Simon, Michel, 1895-1925
Languages
French (320)
English (29)
German (13)
Spanish (5)
Japanese (2)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
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