WorldCat Identities

Kemp, Philip

Works: 9 works in 34 publications in 4 languages and 2,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  History  Documentary films  Film noir 
Roles: Writer of accompanying material, Author, Publishing director, Commentator, Reviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Philip Kemp
Play time by Jacques Tati( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in French and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nearly wordless comedy about confusion in an age of high technology
Night train to Munich( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a World War II era journey from Prague to England to the Swiss Alps, as Nazis pursue a Czech scientist and his daughter who are being aided by a debonair British undercover agent
The music room by Sachindranath Biswas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Bengali and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat desperately clinging to his way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years, now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India's most popular musicians of the day
3 films by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Le souffle au cœur = Murmur of the heart) In 1950s France, 15-year-old Laurent is dying to lose his virginity, but he's watched closely by his tight family circle and suffocated by domestic problems, including his mother's marital discontent. When an illness sends him to a spa, he finally finds an opportunity for sex -- with a very unexpected partner
Moonrise( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stigmatized from infancy by the fate of his criminal father, young Danny is bruised and bullied until one night, in a fit of rage, he kills his most persistent tormenter. As the police close in around him, Danny makes a desperate bid for the love of the dead man's fiancé, a schoolteacher who sees the wounded soul behind his aggression. A small-town fable about violence and redemption, it is the final triumph of Frank Borzage, one of Hollywood's most neglected masters
Movies : from the silent classics of the silver screen to the digital and 3-D era( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prolifically illustrated, this is the perfect introduction to the history of film for students and budding cinephiles alike. This extensive yet accessible book traces the evolution of cinema, from the great silver screen-classics through postwar movements from film noir to nouvelle vague, and up to the present day with the emerging commercial success of 3-D. Thoroughly illustrated with more than 1,000 stills, this book features a definitive assessment of the key writers, directors, and films of every cinematic genre, with an emphasis on influences across time, culture, and geography. Detailed timelines position every featured film and director in time and place in relation to key trends. Even in the age of YouTube where everyone is their own auteur, films remain the defining artworks of our time, and this absorbing, lavishly illustrated book is perfect for anyone who loves movies
Tout sur le cinéma : panorama des chefs-d'oeuvre et des techniques( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cine : toda la historia by Philip Kemp( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Si alguna vez le ha fascinado una película, un director o una buena fotografía, este libro es el indicado. Descubra los géneros y los movimientos cinematográficos más destacados. Las películas constituyen una guía accesible e inspiradora sobre la historia del cine, que se completa con unos fascinantes análisis sobre las grandes obras maestras, que al mismo se ilustradan con las fotografías más representativas. La obra satisfara las expectativas de los amantes del cine
Blushing at both ends by Philip Kemp( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.24 for Night trai ... to 0.89 for Tout sur l ...)

Night train to Munich
Movies : from the silent classics of the silver screen to the digital and 3-D eraBlushing at both ends
English (12)

French (10)

Spanish (9)

Bengali (3)