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Vanel, Charles 1892-1989

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Most widely held works about Charles Vanel
 
Most widely held works by Charles Vanel
To Catch a Thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances, he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but France, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape. In a spine-tingling climax, the real criminal is exposed. Special features: commentary, trailers, and more
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique
Les Diaboliques = The devils by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

34 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in French and English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense classic that influenced the 1960 movie, Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock. Tells the story of a sadistic headmaster of a Parisian boarding school who is murdered by his wife and mistress, whom he has mistreated. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared. Then come reports of sightings, terrifying his killers
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

45 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe
Le salaire de la peur = Wages of fear( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manager of a Central American oil field offers big money to drivers who will take 2 loads of nitroglycerine over a tortuous mountain road to put out an oil well fire
Diabolique by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

27 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian boarding school's headmaster is murdered by his wife and mistress
Les misérables( Visual )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in French and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jean Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector, Javert, who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean
La mort en ce jardin = Death in the garden by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

46 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rarely seen Luis Bunuel effort mixes "Wages of Fear"--Styled thrills with the director's darkly satiric outlook on religion and human nature. After fleeing a diamond field in the Amazon, a group of misfits comes to depend on each other for survival in the jungle. The discovery of a crashed airplane sends them back to their greedy, violent ways
Les Diaboliques( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense classic that influenced the 1960 movie, Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock. Tells the story of a sadistic headmaster of a Parisian boarding school who is murdered by his wife and mistress, whom he has mistreated. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared. Then come reports of sightings, terrifying his killers
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Kaoke Xiou( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living on the French Riviera, John Robie is a retired jewel thief who was once known as 'The Cat.' He catches the eye of Frances Stevens who is a pampered, vacationing heiress. But when a new rash of gem thefts occurs amongst the luxury hotels of the spectacular French playground, it appears that 'The Cat' is on the prowl once again. Robie might be reformed, but is he deviously using Frances to gain access to the tempting collection of fabulous jewelry belonging to her mother?
La vérité( Visual )

6 editions published in 2019 in French and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful, troubled Dominique Marceau came to bohemian Paris to escape the suffocation of provincial life, only to wind up in a courtroom, accused of a terrible crime: the murder of her lover. As the trial commences and the lawyers begin tangling over Dominique's fate, Henri-Georges Clouzot's Oscar-nominated film delves into her past, reconstructing her struggle to find a foothold in the city
La salaire de la peur = Wages of fear by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

41 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a squalid Central American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves. The result is one of the greatest thrillers ever committed to celluloid, a white-knuckle ride from France's legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot
Les croix de bois = Wooden crosses by Raymond Bernard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1931 and 2021 in French and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of an anti-war novel that follows a French regiment in World War I as it trudges from patriotism to disillusionment
Le ciel est à vous by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thérèse et Pierre sont expropriés de leur garage à la place duquel va se construire un aérodrome. Ils s'installent à la ville voisine. Mais Pierre retrouve sa passion pour l'aviation
Raymond Bernard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wooden crosses: Film adaptation of an anti-war novel that follows a French regiment in World War I as it trudges from patriotism to disillusionment
Tre fratelli = Three brothers by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in Italian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due to the death of their mother, three brothers return to the village of their childhood. They find a common ground in their separate daily lives in various parts of Italy
Le Salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of courage and cowardice in the face of almost insurmountable odds. After establishing the characters of the protagonists in a long prologue, director Clouzot follows them as they transport a cargo of nitroglycerin over a primitive mountain road to a conclusion of high suspense and final irony
Galanteries des rois de France, depuis le commencement de la monarchie by Charles Vanel( )

4 editions published between 1731 and 1738 in French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Grémillon during the occupation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though little known outside of France, Jean Grémillon was a consummate filmmaker from his country's golden age. This set showcases three of his richest films, which were made during the German occupation of France. These character-driven dramas are humane, entertaining, and technically brilliant, and prove Grémillon to be one of cinema's true hidden masters
The House of Mystery by Aleksandr Volkov( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This French serial film "centers around Julien Villandrit and his star-crossed courtship to Régine de Bettigny, that inspires bitterness and jealously in Henri Corradin, Julien's long-time associate and secret rival in love." -- container
 
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Charles Vanel

Charles Vanel acteur et réalisateur français

Charles Vanel attore francese

Charles Vanel director de cine francés

Charles Vanel director de cinema francès

Charles Vanel direktor di sine franses

Charles Vanel francia színész

Charles Vanel francuski aktor

Charles Vanel Frans acteur

Charles Vanel franséische Schauspiller

Charles Vanel französischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Charles Vanel French actor and director

Charles Vanel French film director

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Vanel, Charles

Vanel, Marie-Charles 1892-1989

Σαρλ Βανέλ

Шарл Ванел

Шарль Ванель

צ'ארלס וואנל שחקן צרפתי

تشارلز ڤانيل

چارلز وانل بازیگر و کارگردان فرانسوی

바넬, 샤를 1892-1989

버넬, 찰스 1892-1989

シャルル・ヴァネル

夏尔·瓦内尔

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