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Wise, Robert 1914-2005

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The sound of music by Robert Wise( Visual )

245 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 6,837 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 )

234 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,586 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
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

52 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,696 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
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

97 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,811 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
Star trek : the motion picture by Robert Wise( Visual )

65 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive alien presence of enormous power enters Federation space destroying three powerful Klingon cruisers and neutralizing everything in its path. As it heads towards Earth, 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 day the Earth stood still( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramificications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late
The haunting by Robert Wise( Visual )

40 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,256 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 )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 1,070 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 Robert Wise( Visual )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 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 )

32 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific, is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet
The set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 712 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 )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 688 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 )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A funny thing happens to Nick on the way to his honeymoon suite: he meets his wife. No, not his bride. He meets the wife that was lost at sea seven years ago and presumed dead
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 658 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 by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curse of the cat people: Amy, the young daughter of Oliver and Alice Reed, has trouble differentiating fantasy from reality, and as a result has no friends. She makes an imaginary friend though, her father's dead first wife Irena. At about the same time, she befriends Julia Farren, an aging reclusive actress who is alienated from her own daughter Barbara. A mostly unrelated sequel to Cat people
The desert rats( Visual )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 531 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 525 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
Born to kill by Robert Wise( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 512 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
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

11 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
Der unbestechliche Blick : Robert Wise und seine Filme ; [dieses Buch erschien zur Retrospektive Robert Wise beim Filmfest München 1996] by Lars-Olav Beier( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 5 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

רוברט וייז

رابرت وایز تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

روبرت وايز

रॉबर्ट वाइझ

রবার্ট ওয়াইজ

로버트, 와이즈 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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West Side StoryStar trek : the motion pictureThe hauntingThe Andromeda strainI want to live!Cat people : The curse of the cat peopleThe desert rats