Waxman, Franz 1906-1967
Most widely held works about Franz Waxman
Most widely held works by Franz Waxman
Alfred Hitchcock's rear window ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,953 libraries worldwide
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history.
Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,859 libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance, setting tragedy into motion.
The Philadelphia story ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and held by 1,593 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.
A place in the sun ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, Clift is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.
A day at the races ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Doctor Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big horse race. The doctor runs into some problems. The doctor runs a high priced clinic for the well-off who do not have a clue that he has a degree in Veterinary Medicine.
Woman of the year ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
In this hilarious excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other.
Rebecca ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave.
Rudyard Kipling's captains courageous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen.
The Spirit of St. Louis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927.
Stalag 17 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a group of American POWs are imprisoned the German POW camp: Stalag 17. When two prisoners are killed during an escape attempt, they realize that there is a spy among them.
The Philadelphia story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear.
Mister Roberts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain.
Peyton Place ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets.
Night and the city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition.
The nun's story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality.
Mr. Skeffington ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Dealing openly with anti-Semitism and Nazi atrocities, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II. Fanny (Bette Davis) thrives on the adulation of countless suiters before and after she marries Job Skeffington (Claude Rains). Ravaged by age and illness, Fanny clings to Job's promise that "a woman is beautiful only when she is loved."
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships.
Sorry, wrong number ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered.
The furies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself.
Sayonara ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and French and held by 433 libraries worldwide
An American Air Force major on leave in Japan after the Korean War falls in love with a Japanese actress. When they declare their love openly, they find themselves scorned equally by both the Japanese and Americans.
Action and adventure films Actors Air pilots Biographical films Brides California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Children of the rich City and town life Comedy films Comedy films Detective and mystery films De Winter, Maximilian (Fictitious character) De Winter, Mrs. (Fictitious character) Drama Du Maurier, Daphne,--1907-1989 England--Cornwall (County) Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired History Horse racing--Betting Lindbergh, Charles A.--1902-1974 Man-woman relationships Marriage Motion picture industry Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Murder New York (State) New York (State)--New York--Greenwich Village Physicians Remarried people Romance films Romantic comedy films Screwball comedy films Self-acceptance Thrillers (Motion pictures) Trials (Murder) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyeurism War films War films World War (1939-1945) Young men
d'Alba, José, 1906-1967
Früherer Name Wachsmann, Franz 1906-1967
Pseud. D'Alba, José 1906-1967
Vaksman, F., 1906-1967
Wachsmann, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Wachsmann, Franz, 1906-1967
Waxman, F. 1906-1967
Waxman, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Waxman, Franck 1906-1967
Waxman, Frank 1906-1967
Waxmann, Franz 1906-1967
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