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Boyer, Charles 1899-1978

Overview
Works: 383 works in 1,268 publications in 6 languages and 15,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Epic films  Historical films  Caper films  History  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Producer, Singer, Narrator, Editor, Speaker, Interviewee, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Charles Boyer
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

84 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as he drives her to the brink of insanity
Barefoot in the park by Gene Saks( Visual )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Madame de-- by Max Ophuls( Visual )

85 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In order to pay her personal debts, Madame de... secretly pawns a pair of earrings given to her by her husband, telling him they are lost. As a tale of their possible theft surfaces in society, the exquisite jewels pass from pawnbroker to husband to mistress, from lover to wife, laying bare the hyprocisy and infidelity that lies beneath their veneer of opulent sophistication."--Container
Love affair by Leo McCarey( Visual )

56 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man and a woman who are to marry other people meet on a ship, flirt, part, and discover that they are in love
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

85 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman
How to steal a million by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and a burglar hatch a scheme to swipe a forgery from an art museum to conceal her father's art forgeries
The Louvre by Simon Macovet( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Charles Boyer as he takes the viewer on a tour of the Louvre. He discusses the history of the Louvre, describes the characters of the rulers who acquired through the centuries the great collection of art, points out the changes which have been made in the structure of the building, and explains that French civilization can be surveyed through the history of the Louvre
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
Arch of triumph by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

45 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by a secret past and tormented by an uncertain future, two lonely people are drawn together in Paris during the last desperate days of freedom before WWII. A surgeon flees to Paris to escape the Nazis' growing power. After falling in love with an unemployed cabaret singer and finding her a job, he is deported when unable to produce his passport. Things come to a crisis when war is declared
Mayerling by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

19 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in French and English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous love story of Archduke Rudolph of Austria and his young mistress, Maria Vetsera, is complemented by Litvak's graceful mise-en-scene. During a waltz at a grand ball, Rudolph tells Maria that their only solution lies in death. At Mayerling, the royal hunting lodge, their pact is sealed
Fanny( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny, a fishmonger's daughter with eyes for the barkeeper's son, Marius, has a powerful rival. Marius yearns for a life at sea, not one behind the bar in Marseilles with his blustery but devoted father Cesar. But after Fanny and Marius surrender to their desires, complications separate them, and a solution comes from an unlikely source: the wise, aging sailmaker Panisse
A golden prison the Louvre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Boyer takes us on a tour of the Louvre. He discusses its history, describes the rulers who acquired the great collection of art through the centuries, points out the changes which have been made in the structure of the building, and explains that French civilization can be surveyed through the history of the Louvre
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn( Visual )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debonair pirate Jean Lafitte, who historically aided General Andrew Jackson against the British during the War of 1812, has been carrying on a discreet love affair with Annette Claiborne, the daughter of governor William Claiborne, who promises to pardon the pirate and his men
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lazy son of an Argentinean beef tycoon becomes a heroic soldier while fighting for the French resistance during WWII
All this, and Heaven too( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henriette is the governess at the Paris home of the Duc de Praslin and his jealous wife. When governess and nobleman are drawn to each other, the Duchess erupts in fury and meets a bloody fate. Soon Henriette and the Duc face a world eager to believe the Duc murdered his wife and that the gentle Henriette was a willing accomplice
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liliom by Fritz Lang( Visual )

25 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A raffish carnival barker is killed in a knife fight, but is given one day to return to earth to see how his wife and daughter are managing"--The Faber companion to foreign films, 1992
The garden of Allah by Richard Boleslavsky( Visual )

23 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman moves to Algeria in search of a new life. She meets and falls in love with a renegade monk
William Wyler's How to steal a million by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and German and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole and Charles Boyer star as thieves who use their master plan to steal a million
 
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