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Modot, Gaston 1887-1970

Overview
Works: 154 works in 367 publications in 5 languages and 5,884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Filmed operas  Experimental films  Gangster films  Sophisticated comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Correspondent, Scenarist, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gaston Modot
 
Most widely held works by Gaston Modot
La règle du jeu : fantaisie dramatique de Jean Renoir = The rules of the game : a dramatic fantasy by Michel Leiris( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in French and English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Règle du Jeu unfolds at a weekend shooting party at the château of Robert de la Chesnaye and his wife Christine, where the guests include Robert?s mistress Genevieve, and André, an aviator who is in love with Christine. An upstairs downstairs bedroom farce ensues, with lovers and adulterers, masters and servants, playing out the morally bankrupt rules of the game. While the original negative was destroyed during the War, this fully restored print finally allows cinema lovers to savour the genius of Jean Renoir?s cinematic masterwork
L'âge d'or by Luis Bunuel( Visual )

81 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propósitio de Buñuel: A biographical documentary study about the life of director Luis Buñuel, using fragments of Buñuel's films, photographs and documents -- some unpublished --, home videos of Buñuel, fragments of his autobiography El último suspiro (1982), and seventy hours of recording in Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Mexico City which collected the testimony of people who knew him, or academic specialists on Buñuel looking into the personality and spirit of the work of filmmaker of Calanda, Spain
Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in German and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities"--Container
Sous les toits de Paris = Under the roofs of Paris by Criterion Collection( Visual )

8 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street singer and a gangster vie for the love of a beautiful young woman
Casque d'or by Jacques Becker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in French and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of the ladies, Marie, meets Manda, who is a carpenter by trade. Marie's man Roland is a jealous sort and does not like the idea of Marie and Manda becoming friendly, and Leca himself has his eye on Marie. What follows is a story of love, death, friendship and jealousy during the Belle Epoque
Pépé le Moko by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pépé le Moko ('Moko' is slang for a man from Marseilles) is a film about a man who tries to escape the police by hiding in the casbah of the city of Algiers. It is based on Henri La Barthe's novel of the same name. Pépé le Moko is an example of the 1930s French movement known as poetic realism, which combines gritty realism with occasional flashes of unusual cinematic tricks. The film is often seen as an early precursor of film noir
Onésime, trainer of men and horses = Onésime, dresseur d'hommes et de chevaux( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film in Durand's popular Onésime series, which specialized in wild special effects, that moved him to the American West, with the characteristic gags. During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema
Onésime vs. Onésime( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Zigoto and the affair of the necklace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Onésime gets married ... so does Calino( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Onésime goes to Hell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Onésime, you'll get married ... or else!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
The 3 penny opera = Die 3groschenoper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities. With a palpable evocation of corruption and dread, set to Weill's irresistible score, The threepenny opera remains a benchmark of early sound cinema."--Container
Onésime loves animals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Zigoto's outing with friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Onésime's family drama( Visual )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Oxford vs. Martigues( Visual )

2 editions published in 1912 and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During its second decade of existence, the Gaumont Film Company continued to prove itself an indomitable force in cultivating and advancing the fledgling art of cinema. It was also a place of great technical innovation. Jean Durand specialized in slapstick and innovated the "French Western."
Beauty of the devil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents René Clair's "Le beauté du diable," a modern expression of the Faust legend. Eric Bockstael, with guest Suzanne Cowen, provides introduction and background information
La règle du jeu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes a weekend at a marquis's countryside château, where the rich and their servants gather, and which exposes some ugly truths about a group of haute bourgeois acquaintances in the early days of World War II
 
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Gaston Modot 1887-1970 French actor

Gaston Modot acteur français

Gaston Modot attore francese

Gaston Modot Frans acteur (1887-1970)

Gaston Modot franséische Schauspiller

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Gaston Modot französischer Filmschauspieler (1887-1970)

Modot 1887-1970

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