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Wise, Robert 1914-2005

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The sound of music by Robert Wise( Visual )

317 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 7,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

390 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 6,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

126 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of the world. But the peaceful alien emissary it brings fails to earn the public's trust. When a young woman and her son befriend him, they soon realize they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

51 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
Star trek by J. J Abrams( Visual )

114 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive alien presence of enormous power enters Federation space, destroying three powerful Klingon cruisers and neutralizing everthing in its path and Admiral James T. Kirk returns to the helm of an updated U.S.S. Enterprise and sets course to meet the aggressor head-on
The haunting by Robert Wise( Visual )

42 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, this psychological thriller tells the story of four people who come to the house to study its supernatural phenomena
The Sand Pebbles by Robert Wise( Visual )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. gunboat cruises China's Yangtze River in 1926, witnessing the awakening of a bloody revolution
The Andromeda strain by Michael Crichton( Visual )

39 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remote village in New Mexico is contaminated by a crashed satellite. Scientists fight the clock trying to analyze the lethal organism and discover a solution
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II, the line of command breaks down in a sub that is stalking a Japanese destroyer that sank the captain's former command
The set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

34 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time
I want to live! by Robert Wise( Visual )

38 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen (Dunne), supposedly dead, returns to the U.S. to find husband Nick (Grant) married to another woman (Patrick)
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Cat people : The curse of the cat people( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat people: A woman fears that an ancient curse will be transform her into a panther if aroused to passion, anger, or jealousy
The desert rats by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin
Born to kill by Robert Wise( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic film noir featuring a cold-hearted killer named Sam Wild who kills two innocent people and actively pursues the woman who finds the bodies, all while being married to the woman's half-sister
Der unbestechliche Blick : Robert Wise und seine Filme by Lars-Olav Beier( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Robert Wise Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Wise cineasta estadounidense

Robert Wise regista, montatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Wise reżyser amerykański

Robert Wise US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Filmeditor

Robert Wise US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

Robertus Wise

Wise, Bobby 1914-2005

Wise, Rob 1914-2005

Wise, Robert

Wise, Robert E. 1914-2005

Ρόμπερτ Γουάιζ

Роберт Вайз

Робърт Уайз

Уайз, Роберт

ויז, רוברט, 1914-2005

רוברט וייז

رابرت وایز تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

روبرت وايز

रॉबर्ट वाइझ

রবার্ট ওয়াইজ

와이즈, 로버트 1914-2005

ロバート・ワイズ

ワイズ, ロバート

罗伯特·怀斯

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