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Wise, Robert 1914-2005

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Most widely held works by Robert Wise
The sound of music by Robert Wise( Visual )

329 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 7,296 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 )

410 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 7,008 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 )

132 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary (Michael Rennie) it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one young woman and her son befriend him and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

57 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
Star trek by J. J Abrams( Visual )

119 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unidentified alien destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew return to the newly-transformed U.S.S. Enterprise to stop the alien intruder on its flight toward Earth
The haunting by Robert Wise( Visual )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,271 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 )

51 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,083 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 )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,019 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 Clark Gable( Visual )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 968 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 744 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 )

41 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham, a vagrant prostitute and fast-living party girl, at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she's innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, she is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. As her execution draws nearer, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds. The background music is made up in its entirety of progressive jazz
My favorite wife by Garson Kanin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Arden has been shipwrecked for seven years but returns to discover her husband Nick has had her declared dead, and remarried
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 667 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 650 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 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curse of the cat people: A young girl creates an imaginary friend, based on a picture of her father's long-dead first wife
The desert rats by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

32 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 550 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
Born to kill by Robert Wise( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 522 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
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 520 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 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugène Morgan (Joseph Cotten) revient dans sa ville natale après vingt ans d'absence. Lors d'un bal donné par le riche clan des Amberson, il revoit son amour de jeunesse Isabel Amberson. A l'époque Isabel avait préféré épouser Wilbur Minafer qui lui donna un fils. A la mort de son mari, elle se consacra entièrement à l'éducation de son fils qui devient un jeune homme tyrannique ... Le film est une brillante et mélancolique évocation des mutations économiques et sociales de l'Amérique à l'aube du XXè siècle. Il est classé parmi les 100 meilleurs films américains de tout les temps
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


ワイズ, ロバート


West Side StoryStar trekThe hauntingThe Andromeda strainI want to live!Cat people : The curse of the cat peopleThe desert rats