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Brackett, Charles 1892-1969

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Most widely held works by Charles Brackett
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 2,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

73 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,419 WorldCat member 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 lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

46 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

58 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot bubbles merrily as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
Niagara by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

58 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the quaint motel overlooking the famed falls seems like the perfect honeymoon retreat, in fact, it's where the young and beautiful Rose Loomis plans to kill her husband George
Journey to the center of the earth by Henry Levin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on a expedition led by Professor Lindenbrook down into the earth's dark, threat-laden core. Members of the group include Alec, the professor's star student, and the widow of a colleague
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a serious-minded professor and his high brow colleagues begin work on a new encyclopedia, the professor enlists the aid of a beautiful but shady night club queen to explain slang, unaware that she is on the run from the mob
Titanic by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

26 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to remove her family from the superficial, high-society world in which her husband is engrossed, a woman flees to America along with her children on the R.M.S. Titanic. Learning of her plan her husband buys a steerage ticket in the hopes of reconciling with his family. But when fate steps in, the family faces an unimaginable challenge and the possibility of separation from each other forever
Sunset Blvd( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
The uninvited( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past
Ninotchka by Charles Brackett( Book )

18 editions published between 1939 and 1975 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State fair by Jeanne Crain( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town family travels to the State Fair. The father is looking for a blue ribbon for his prize hog, Blue Boy, mom is looking for glory in her cooking, and the kids are looking for love
Midnight( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat. But she finds herself falling in love with yet another poor man
The major and the minor by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated city girl decides to disguise herself as a youngster in order to get a cheaper train ticket home. But little "Sue Sue" finds herself in a whole heap of grown-up trouble when she hides out in a compartment with handsome Major Kirby and he insists on taking her to his military academy after the train is stalled
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

40 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
The virgin queen by Henry Koster( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an effort to advance his ambition to sail to the New World on behalf of his beloved England, the future Sir Walter Raleigh enamors himself to the Queen. She initially rebuffs him, but he slowly wins her over--not just in business, but also in her heart. However, when he falls in love and marries one of her ladies-in-waiting, Raleigh enrages Elizabeth and risks everything he's fought for"--Container
The lost weekend by Charles Jackson( Book )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2000 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don, an alcoholic, is unable to resist the lure of the bottle as he goes on a self-destructive binge. He uses various strategies to evade the watchful eye of his brother, Wick, and his sweetheart, Helen, in hiding his bottles with animal cunning. They have followed his debauch through a series of epidodes which includes his unblushing importunities of a bartender, begging for drinks; a horribly humiliating encounter when he is caught stealing money from a woman's purse; a racking walk along New York's Third Avenue, trying to pawn a typewriter for some cash; and a staggeringly ugly experience in the Bellevue alcoholic ward where he goes through a bout of delirium tremens
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: musical version of Mark Twain's humorous novel about a turn-of-the-century blacksmith who is knocked unconscious and awakens in sixth-century Camelot
Garden of evil( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a ship carrying three American fortune hunters strands them in Mexico, fate deals them a great hand - from the bottom of the deck. In exchange for a fat payday, they must journey into the heart of evil to rescue a trapped miner. With death surrounding them and murderous Apache warriors at their heels, it will take all their cunning, ingenuity and bravery to escape with their reward, as well as their lives
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II drama set in the Sahara about a British spy who takes refuge in a hotel and assumes the identity of a dead manservant
 
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Charles Brackett scnariste amricain

Charles Brackett sceneggiatore statunitense

Charles Brackett US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Чарльз Брэкетт

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چالز براکت فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و نویسنده آمریکایی

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