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Werner, Oskar 1922-1984

Overview
Works: 126 works in 550 publications in 7 languages and 8,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Allegories  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Other, Costume designer, Honoree, Narrator, Editor, Contributor, Author, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oskar Werner
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )
130 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before World War I, in Paris, a girl alternates between a French & a German student, and after the war they meet again to form a constantly shifting triangle
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )
37 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )
101 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,265 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
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )
24 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts, through flashbacks, the life of a famous courtesan, recounted as part of a lavish circus act. The ringmaster introduces and displays Lola Montés who recalls her romances with Franz Liszt, a student, and Ludwig, King of Bavaria before she was reduced by scandal, poverty and ill fortune to her present life as a circus performer
The shoes of the fisherman ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the selection of the next Pope. But this time, much more is at stake. The new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world hovering on the edge of nuclear nightmare
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 324 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 214 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 )
3 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and held by 210 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
Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )
35 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two men remain friends for twenty years while sharing their love for the same woman, who is incapable of remaining faithful to either one
Voyage of the damned by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of German Jews, trying to avoid Nazi oppression in Germany, leave on a ship bound for Cuba and freedom, only to be forbidden to leave the ship when they reach Havana
Ship of fools ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1933, a motley crew of passengers embarks on a fateful, transatlantic sea voyage to Germany. 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 Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
Stanley Kramer film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novelle by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Recording )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 48 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 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chase: The moral foundation of a small Texas town is torn apart in this explosive drama about power and greed
Tragödien und Fragmente by Aeschylus( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in German and Greek, Ancient and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and loves of Mozart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in English and held by 16 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
Interlude ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 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
Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An extraordinary drama of flight and rescue arising from women's resistance to marriage, The Suppliants is surprising both for its exotic color and for its forceful enactment of the primal struggle between male and female, lust and terror, brutality and cunning. In his translation of this ancient Greek drama, Peter Burian introduces a new generation of readers to a powerful work of Aeschylus' later years. He conveys the strength and daring of Aeschylus' language in the idiom of our own time, while respecting what is essentially classical in this dramatist's art: the rigor of the formal cons
Essential art house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loves of a blonde: Story of a young woman who like her friends is very concerned with men and love. A reserve army group comes into town and she falls in love with a pianist, who after swearing eternal love leaves for his home
Spiel im Morgengrauen by Arthur Schnitzler( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Bechliessmayer, Oskar Josef 1922-1984
Bschliessmayer, Josef 1922-1984
Bschliessmayer, Joseph 1922-1984
Bschließmayer, Oskar Josef 1922-1984
Bschliessmayr, Oskar Josef 1922-1984
Werner Oscar 1922-1984
Werner, Oskar 1922-1984
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