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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

Works: 1,865 works in 4,640 publications in 9 languages and 36,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Interviews  New wave films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Musician, Performer, Other, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Creator, Illustrator, msd, Actor, Narrator, Dedicator, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

39 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Arabic and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Beaches by Ealing Corporation( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the irrepressible C.C. Bloom and the shy and proper Hillary Whitney first meet under the boardwalk, all the 11-year-olds have in common is the need for a best friend. Worlds apart in lifestyle and location, their friendship ebbs and flows through a lifetime of highs and lows. From the boardwalk in Alantic City to a beach house on the Pacific, Beaches will remind you what being a true friend really means"--Container
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

101 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grunt's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love( Visual )

9 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
Silkwood by Meryl Streep( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true story of Karen Silkwood, the Oklahoma nuclear plant worker who blew the whistle on dangerous practices at the Kerr-McGee plant and who died under circumstances which are still under debate
The black stallion returns by Walter Farley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Sahara, a young American boy must rescue his beloved horse from a desert chieftain.#x1E;8
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In France, an organization known as OAS, attempts an assassination on the life of Charles DeGaulle, due to their belief that DeGaulle has betrayed France by granting Algeria independence
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

50 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in French and German and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends fall in love with the same woman, who has great difficulty choosing between them. Over the ensuing decades the three remain close friends, despite the sexual tension inherent in their situation
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in French and English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
The conformist( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repressing his homosexual drives, a young man strives for an "acceptable" life as a member of the Italian Fascist Secret Service and as a middle-class would-be wife-chaser, until an odd series of events makes him a willing murderer
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, a friend of Julia's is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this outrageous madcap comedy, a Scottish soldier is sent into an abandoned French village to blow it up, until he finds there are still people left, from the local insane asylum!
Anne of the thousand days ; Mary, Queen of Scots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film
Le mépris = Contempt( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in French and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film portrays the sexual awakening of two young girls in the English Midlands during the 1920s, and the men they love
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out
Agnes of God by John Pielmeier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the infant of a young nun is found strangled in the convent, a court-appointed psychiatrist must decide if the troubled nun is fit to stand trial
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A man for all seasons
BeachesPlatoonHiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur = King of heartsAgnes of God
Alternative Names
Delerue, G.

Delerue, G. 1925-1992

Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992

Delerue, George.

Delerue, George 1925-1992

Delerue, Georges

Delerue, Georges Henri Jean Baptiste

Delrue, Georges 1925-1992

George Delerue

George Delerue compositor francés

Georges Delerue

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Делерю, Жорж

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