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Franco London Film

Overview
Works: 66 works in 151 publications in 3 languages and 1,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  History  Crime films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Franco London Film
Madame de--( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover
Elena et les hommes = Elena and her men by Jean Renoir( Visual )

10 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in French and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid Bergman plays a beautiful but impoverished princess in turn-of-the-century Paris forced to marry for financial reasons. However, she continues to seek out some amorous adventures
French cancan : une comédie musicale( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in French and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth-century Paris comes alive in Jean Renoir's tale of the opening of the Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two beautiful women: an Egyptian belly-dancer and a naive working girl-turned-cancan star. Includes a cameo by Edith Piaf
Madame de . by Max Ophuls( Visual )

15 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in French and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic misunderstandings arise when a society wife sells her earrings and tells her husband she has lost them
French Cancan by Jean Renoir( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Paris of the 1880s, the impresario Danglard decides to revive an old working-class dance which he christens "French Cancan" to make it sound vaguely "foreign" and "naughty," and to entice British and American tourists. He has troubles with his backers and their mistresses; but, eventually all problems are solved, and French Cancan in triumphantly launched at the newly unveiled Moulin Rouge
The Red and the black by Claude Autant-Lara( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans la France des années 1830, le fils d'un charpentier défie l'ordre social en devenant d'abord le précepteur des enfants d'une famille bourgeoise et ensuite l'amant de la mère
The earrings of Madame de --( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most cherished work from French master Max Ophuls; this is a profoundly emotional, cinematographically adventurous tale of deceptive opulence and tragic romance. When an aristocratic woman known only as Madame de sells a pair of earrings given to her by her husband in order to pay a debt, she sets off a chain reaction of financial and carnal consequences that can end only in despair
Les 7 péchés capitaux( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in English and French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight vignettes explore each of the seven deadly sins--avarice, anger, sloth, lust, envy, gluttony, and pride--as well as a new vice
La Beauté du diable by René Clair( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clair's rendition of the Faust legend. Mephistopheles approaches Faust with an offer for his soul, and is willing to give him a foretaste of what will come once the deal is complete: eternal youth, a beautiful gypsy girl and the power to make gold. But in the end Mephistopheles is the loser as love proves to be everlasting
La traversée de Paris by Claude Autant-Lara( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross Paris by night during WWII and Nazi occupation to deliver black market meat. As they walk along the Parisian streets, they encounter various characters and adventures until they're arrested by German police
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invisible Dr. Mabuse: A beautiful dancer is terrorized by an invisible man. FBI agent Joe Como is out to get the killer of a fellow agent. At the heart of the mystery is "Operation X," an invention that could give almost unlimited power to whoever possesses it
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death ray mirror of Dr. Mabuse: When Dr. Mabuse reaches out to steal a death ray weapon that could wreak havoc upon the world, British agent Floyd-Anders must protect the weapon's inventor and race against time to learn who among the suspects is really Dr. Mabuse
Seven deadly sins( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Film à sketches sur chacun des sept péchés capitaux: l'avarice et la colère, la paresse, la luxure, l'envie, la gourmandise et l'orgueil. Avec Gerard Philipe, Michèle Morgan, Françoise Rosay, Isabelle Miranda, Eduardo De Filippo
Les Amants de Montparnasse 19 = Montparnasse 19 by Jacques Becker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama about the life and work of Amedeo Modigliani, the renowned Italian artist and painter
Les amants de Montparnasse : (Montparnasse 19) by Jacques Becker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris, in the years 1919-1920, the young artist Amedeo Modigliani drowned himself in alcohol. He has fallen in love with Jeanne Hébuterne despite the opposition of her wealthy family. She nonetheless decides to share the artist's life. The couple brave the difficulties of everyday life, but Modigliani only experience failures and plunges into debauchery
Les belles de nuit by René Clair( Visual )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un jeune professeur de musique dans une petite ville de province, trouve la vie trop difficile et dort afin de rêver. Il se voit en chef d'orchestre à l'opéra de Paris et aimé d'une grande dame, officier lors de la conquête de l'Algérie et aimé d'une belle algérienne, tribun de la révolution enlevant la fille d'un marquis, poursuivi par d'Arbagnan, etc. Ses rêves le conduisant à voir que la vie est belle
French cancan by Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danglard est le directeur d₂une salle de spectacle à Montmartre, le Paravent chinois. Sa maîtresse, une comédienne nommée la Belle Abbesse, en est la vedette. Pour attirer une clientèle de bourgeois, il décide de relancer une danse passée de mode, le cancan, et de faire construire un nouvel établissement, le Moulin Rouge."--Site web Wikipédia
Madame de--( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic misunderstandings arise when a society wife sells her earrings and tells her husband she has lost them
Un taxi pour Tobrouk by Denys de La Patellière( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1942, a French commando unit destroyed a German gas depot in Tobruk. The four soldiers that survived escaped into the desert and were soon lost. Exhausted and dehydrated, they spotted a German armored car which they attacked and killed all but one. These five men started a surprising adventure where when faced with danger they discovered the real meaning of solidarity
Le blé en herbe by Claude Autant-Lara( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phil and Vinca, childhood friends of 16 and 15, spend their vacation at the seashore. Phil meets a captivating "lady in white", a mature woman, and becomes her lover. Then, in turn, he initiates his young friend Vinca in matters of love. The "lady in white" takes a back seat and leaves the two young people a bit lost and disturbed at having turned a page on their childhood
 
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