WorldCat Identities

Gabin, Jean 1904-1976

Overview
Works: 785 works in 2,994 publications in 8 languages and 14,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Prison films  Musical films  Crime films  Anthology films  Comedy films  Internet videos  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Other, Composer, Instrumentalist, Dedicatee, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jean Gabin
 
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Most widely held works by Jean Gabin
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

227 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic anti-war film, French prisoners of war in World War I are determined to escape from their German captor - an officer and gentleman in the Prussian tradition
La bête humaine by Jean Renoir( Visual )

145 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This French film tells the story of the son of a drunkard who finds his own abstinence from drinking is no escape from self-hate and sadess
Le jour se lève = Daybreak by Marcel Carné( Visual )

94 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Besieged by police, a murderer waits in his apartment recalling his past before killing himself at daybreak
Pépé le Moko by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

74 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Parisian gangster lives in hiding in the Algerian casbah where the police can't get at him; but love causes him to emerge and be shot."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Les bas-fonds = The lower depths by Jean Renoir( Visual )

54 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donzoko (125 min.): Sutekichi, a vulgar, comical thief takes up residence in a slum flophouse inhabited by many eccentric, destitute people. Osugi, the cruel landlady, and her sister, Okayo, both desire him, and fight each other over him. Set in Edo-period Japan
Le quai des brumes = Port of shadows by Marcel Carné( Visual )

92 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un desertor del ejército francés llega a Le Havre, una ciudad permanentemente envuelta en la niebla, para huir en barco. Allí conocerá a Nelly, una joven de 17 años tiranizada por su tutor y acosada por individuos poco recomendables. Cuando la rescata de esta miserable vida, las cosas se torcerán para él
Zouzou by Marc Allégret( Visual )

20 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in French and English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warner Brothers style backstage musical, in which a talented laundress takes the place of the lead on opening night and saves the show
Touchez pas au grisbi = Hands off the loot by Jacques Becker( Visual )

39 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in French and English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging gangster is unwillingly brought out of retirement after one of his associates unwittingly betrays him to a rival
Le plaisir by Max Ophuls( Visual )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in French and English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of three ironic short stories by Guy de Maupassant ostensibly linked by a common theme: the paradoxical deceptions of pleasure. The first story, Le Masque, contrasts pleasure and old age in the story of an old man so addicted to dancing that he wears a mask to disguise his age. The second story, Le Modele, opposes pleasure and marriage. A young painter has an affair with his model, which after her attempted suicide ends with their marriage. The third, La Maison Tellier, is virtually a short feature. Pleasure and purity are opposed as the inmates of a city brothel spend a day in the country attending the first communion of the madame's niece
French Cancan by Jean Renoir( Visual )

57 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth-century Paris comes alive in Jean Renoir's tale of the opening of the Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two beautiful women: an Egyptian belly-dancer and a naive working girl-turned-cancan star. Includes a cameo by Edith Piaf
Les misérables by Jean-Paul Le Chanois( Visual )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a small time criminal, Jean Valjean, in 18th century France. Forced to endure poverty, imprisonment, and torture, his life is changed by the kindness of a Bishop. He tries to mend his ways, hounded by the vengeful police inspector Javert, who is determined to put him back behind bars
French cancan : une comédie musicale( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in French and German and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth-century Paris comes alive in Jean Renoir's tale of the opening of the Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two beautiful women: an Egyptian belly-dancer and a naive working girl-turned-cancan star. Includes a cameo by Edith Piaf
Le plaisir by Max Ophuls( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in French and German and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roving with his dazzlingly mobile camera around the decadent ballrooms, bucolic countryside retreats, urban bordellos, and painter's studios of late nineteenth-century French life, Max Ophuls brings his astonishing visual dexterity and storytelling bravura to this triptych of tales by Guy de Maupassant about the limits of spiritual and physical pleasure. Featuring a stunning cast of French stars (including Danielle Darrieux, Jean Gabin, and Simone Simon), Le plaisir pinpoints the cruel ironies and happy compromises of life with a charming and sophisticated breeziness
La Bête Humaine( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Renoir's melodramatic adaptation of Émile Zola's famous novel (whose title translates to "The Beast in Man") is marked by a grim but poetic view of life. Many critics see this movie as a precursor to the film noir genre. The action revolves around a murder that takes place on a train
Remorques by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

29 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Andre and the other members of the crew of the tugboat Cyclone, existence is harshly divided between the danger of the stormy seas and the safety of life at home with their patient women. When Andre meets temptation in the form of the alluring Catherine during a risky rescue, he comes perilously close to betraying his wife of ten years
Pépé le Moko by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in French and English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous ganster is safe from the police while hiding in the Casbah section of Algiers, but falls in love with a beautiful woman and is lured out of hiding
Moontide( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobo is a free-spirited wanderer who docks in a Pacific seaside town with his buddy Tiny, a sponge who wants to leave. After a night of drunken debauchery, Bobo awakens on a strange barge wearing the cap of a dead man. Afraid he has committed the crime, Bobo prepares to skip town with Tiny but is delayed when he meets Anna, who he rescues from drowning herself in the surf. They fall in love and open a business together selling bait. Jealous and desperate to leave, Tiny attempts to ruin the relationship, and when Anna learns that Tiny has been keeping a dark secret, it's clear only one of them will survive
Les misérables( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in French and English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Gabin stars as the heroic Valjean, an ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor. Javert, the fanatical police inspector, dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean
Deux hommes dans la ville by José Giovanni( Visual )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an early release from prison, an ex-safe cracker finds honest work and a new love. But when a vengeful cop begins to stalk him, and his ex-gang tries to lure him back, his determination to go straight is pushed to the breaking point
Le clan des Siciliens by Henri Verneuil( Visual )

33 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them
 
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Les misérables
Alternative Names
Gaben, Žan, 1904-1976

Gabēns, Žans, 1904-1976

Gabin fils

Gabin, Jean

Ioannes Gabin

Jan Gabin

Jan Qaben

Jean Gabin acteur français

Jean Gabin actor francés

Jean Gabin actor y héroe de guerra francés

Jean Gabin aktor francuski

Jean Gabin attore francese

Jean Gabin francia színész, 1904-76

Jean Gabin francouzský herec a zpěvák

Jean Gabin Frans filmacteur

Jean Gabin französischer Schauspieler

Jean Gabin French actor

Jean Gabin Pranses nga aktor

Jean Gabin ranskalainen näyttelijä

Moncorgé, Alexis, 1904-1976

Moncorgé, Jean 1904-1976

Moncorgé , Jean-Alexis

Moncorgé, Jean-Alexis, 1904-1976

Moncorgé, Jean Gabin Alexis, 1904-1976

Moncourge, Alexis 1904-1976

Žans Gabēns

Ζαν Γκαμπέν Γάλλος ηθοποιός

Габен Жан

Габен, Жан, 1904-1976

Жан Габен

Жан Габен французький актор

Жан Габэн

Монкорже Ж. А. 1904-1976

Ժան Գաբեն

ז'אן גאבן שחקן צרפתי

جان جابين

جان غابين ممثل فرنسي

ژان گابن بازیگر و خواننده فرانسوی

ჟან გაბენი

장 가뱅

ジャン・ギャバン

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