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Werner, Oskar 1922-1984

Works: 133 works in 778 publications in 8 languages and 10,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  New wave films  Spy films  Romance films  Science fiction films  War films  History  Fiction  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Editor, Author, Translator, Other, Narrator, Costume designer, Contributor, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Oskar Werner
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

133 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

209 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

69 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a young woman who was a showgirl, had affairs with kings, became a courtesan, and traveled the world trying to fit in. Charts the course of Montès's scandalous past through the invocations of the bombastic ringmaster of the American circus where she has ended up performing
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools by Tony Allard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933 on a German luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, the separate but interlocking stories of the various passengers begins to unfold. Among the many passengers is a divorcee desperate for love and lost youth, a Spanish noblewoman being deported as a political prisoner, an aging alcoholic ballplayer, and a budding Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
Voyage of the damned the true story of survival by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Departing Hamburg in high spirits, 937 Jewish Germans have been offered safe haven in Havana, Cuba, in 1939. The passengers are looking forward to their new life. However, the whole voyage is actually a Nazi propaganda scheme and the passengers are never really intended to be allowed ashore once they reach their destination. After weeks of unsuccessful pleas they are forced to return back to Europe. Based on the tragic 1939 voyage of the SS St. Louis
Decision before dawn( Visual )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information
Stanley Kramer film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collections contains the movies, Guess who's coming to dinner, Member of the wedding, Ship of fools, Wild one, 5,000 fingers of Dr. T
Leonce und Lena Salzburger Festspiele; 1975 by Georg Büchner( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonce, Prinz aus dem Reich Popo, bricht aus der sozialen Ungerechtigkeit im Land seines Vaters und aus dem Müßiggang seines Lebens aus. Er wandert, zusammen mit dem Gleichgesinnten Valerio, über die Landesgrenzen, um sich vor seiner geplanten Hochzeit mit der ihm unbekannten Lena zu drücken. Aber auch Lena will eher sterben als standesgemäß heiraten. Beide treffen sich, ohne einander zu erkennen, und verlieben sich ineinander. Die legendäre Aufnahme des SWR in der Regie von Gert Westphal beeindruckt durch ihr herausragendes Sprecherensemble um Oskar Werner und Werner Krauß und die einzigartige Musik von Peter Zwetkoff
Novelle by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Recording )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 movie collection Bobby Deerfield ; Baby, the rain must fall ; The chase ; Ship of fools( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby, the rain must fall: A man is released from prison, but reuniting with his family is difficult due to his violent temper
Leonce & Lena Hörspiel by Georg Büchner( Recording )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der letzte Akt die letzten 10 Tage vor dem Untergang by G. W Pabst( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Berlin, April 1945. Der Film schildert die letzten Tage Hitlers und seiner engsten Umgebung in der Reichskanzlei, bis zu seiner Heirat mit Eva Braun, seinem Selbstmord und dem Einmarsch der Sowjets. Damit verbunden ist die (in Rückblenden aufgerollte) fiktive Geschichte eines jungen Ritterkreuzträgers, der seine späte Einsicht in die Sinnlosigkeit des Krieges mit der Erschießung durch die SS bezahlt. Nach einer Filmnovelle von Erich Maria Remarque entstandener Film, mit dem sich Pabst auf seine pazifistischen Anfänge besann [...]." []
Oskar Werner spricht Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke( Recording )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interlude( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stefan Zelter is a tempermental and arrogant conductor whose wife and childrens seem to be an afterthought in his turbulent life. When a young journalist approaches him for an interview, she draws more out of him than he expects and they begin a tentative affair. As their relationship matures, she becomes disenchanted as Stefan's career and family place increasing pressures on their time together
Die Weise von Liebe and Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke( Recording )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and loves of Mozart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the composer's life at the time of The magic flute. Features music of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, dancers of the Vienna Philharmonic, and the chorus of the State Opera
Ship of fools Lilith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two films from the mid-1960s. Ship of Fools: "set on a German ocean liner during the Nazi regime of the 1930s ... The ship is a hotbed of disillusionment, prejudice, and delusions of grandeur". Lilith: "haunting drama about the obsessive love between a therapist and his patient ... As Vincent is drawn even deeper into her private world he too becomes captivated by Lilith and will lie, betray, and even destroy to keep her"--Container
Oskar Werner - das Filmbuch( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Fahrenheit 451
Alternative Names
Bechliessmayer, Oskar Josef, 1922-1984

Bschliessmayer, Josef 1922-1984

Bschliessmayer, Joseph, 1922-1984

Bschließmayer, Oskar Josef 1922-1984

Bschliessmayr, Oskar Josef 1922-1984

Oskar Verner

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Oskar Werner austerriksk skodespelar

Oskar Werner Oostenrijks acteur

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Werner Oscar 1922-1984

Werner, Oskar 1922-1984

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The shoes of the fisherman