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Leclerc, Georges

Overview
Works: 11 works in 38 publications in 4 languages and 452 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Epic television programs  War films  Biographical films  Biographical television programs  Epic films 
Roles: Photographer, Illustrator, Cinematographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Georges Leclerc
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIV( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercising power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant strategy to keep merchants making money, nobles in debt, the urban poor working and fed, and peasants untaxed. Years later, in a coda, Louis exercises the power of the sun
Le déjeuner sur l'herbe = Picnic on the grass by Jean Renoir( Visual )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Le professeur Alexis est l'un des plus farouches partisans de la fécondation artificielle. Lors d'un pique-nique en Provence, il est séduit par une charmante paysanne, Nénette. Il lui fera un enfant ... de la manière la plus naturelle!
Le gai savoir by Stéphane Xhroüet( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, Patricia and Emile meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of the May '68 student revolts, the Vietnam war, posters, photographs, and cartoons form the backdrops to their words, which themselves are often their subject, as are images, sounds and juxtapositions. Based loosely on Jean Jacques Rousseau's incendiary treatise, "Emile, or on education", Godard's "Le gai savoir" is a montage, a meditation, a reflection on ideas - and how filmmaking is a path."--Container
The testament of Doctor Cordelier by Jean Renoir( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This French television version of the celebrated tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is set contemporaneously and shot like a documentary program. It's also the only one in which the two characters are believably distinct: one would never guess that the fussy, ascetic Jekyll and the careless, garish Hyde could be the same man
Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The elusive corporal": set in a German P.O.W. camp in 1940, this is the story of a French corporal who is determined to escape to return to Paris and fight once more
La Caporal épinglé = The elusive corporal by Jean Renoir( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a German P.O.W. camp in 1940, this philosophical comedy of manners, which serves as a companion piece to the director's 1937 film Grand Illusion, depicts the Sisyphean efforts of a Parisian upper-class corporal who, captured by the Nazis when they invade France, makes repeated attempts to escape from various prison camps and return to Paris to fight once more
Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fille de l'eau: Une fillette, martyrisée par son oncle, vit sur une péniche. Un jour, elle fuit dans les bois et chaparde pour le compte de bohémiens. Accusée d'avoir mis le feu à une ferme, elle fuit à nouveau et à bout de forces, s'endort sous un arbre. Un jeune fils de propriétaire terrien la recueille, tombe amoureux d'elle, et la protège. Nana: À Paris, sous le second Empire, Nana est une petite actrice sans envergure au Théâtre des variétés. Malgré l'appui financier du Comte Muffat, qui s'est épris d'elle, la jeune femme n'obtient aucun succès. Mais elle comprend vite qu'avec son pouvoir de séduction, elle a tout intérêt à jouer les femmes entretenues ... Sur un air de Charleston: En 2028, un mystérieux explorateur pose son aéronef sur la Terra Incognita. Il y fait la rencontre d'une ravissante jeune indigène qui va l'initier à une danse des plus effrénées ... La petite marchande d'allumettes: La nuit de la Saint-Sylvestre, une petite marchande d'allumettes s'endort dans la neige. La Marseillaise: De 1789 à 1792, à Paris, dans le midi de la France, à Coblence et Valmy. La Révolution française à travers l'histoire d'un groupe de marseillais. Le testament du docteur Cordelier: Le docteur Cordelier, célèbre psychiatre, a confié a Maître Joly un testament en faveur d'un certain Opale, sinistre individu, sadique et meurtrier. Cordelier présente Opale comme un patient sur lequel il se livre à des expériences. Mais on apprend bientôt qu'Opale et Cordelier ne font qu'un ... Le caporal épinglé: En 1940, dans un camp de prisonniers, un caporal n'a qu'une idée : s'évader. C'est à la septième tentative qu'il y parvient, en compagnie de son fidèle Pater
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = La presa del potere da parte di Luigi XIV( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film on Louis XIV (1638-1715), King of France, directed by R. Rossellini (1906-1977)
La caméra explore le temps by Stellio Lorenzi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Une anthologie d'énigmes historiques sous forme de fictions, jouées par une éblouissante distribution issue de la Comédie française et présentée par André Castelot et Alain Decaux." [Source : jaquette]
Picnic alla francese by Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Il professor Alexis (P. Meurisse), sostenitore della fecondazione artificiale, è sedotto dalla bellezza della contadina Nenette (C. Rouvel) e con lei passa giorni felici sotto il sole di Provenza. Mesi dopo, saputo che è rimasta incinta, rinnega le sue teorie e la sposa. (Mymovies)
La caméra explore le temps by Stellio Lorenzi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Redécouvrez cette fabuleuse série historique au concept unique : les épisodes sont filmés en direct comme des générales de théâtre." [Source : jaquette]
 
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