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Krasker, Robert

Works: 130 works in 405 publications in 5 languages and 5,135 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Epic films  Television adaptations  Romance films  Biographical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Editor, Illustrator, Videographer , Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Krasker
Most widely held works by Robert Krasker
Noel Coward's Brief encounter by David Lean( Visual )

25 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sur un quai de gare, en banlieue de Londres, deux êtres, Alec et Laura, se rencontrent par hasard. Chacun est marié et heureux dans son quotidien bourgeois. D'une rencontre à l'autre, ils se revoient et tombent amoureux. Il leur faut alors affronter la tentation de l'adultère et les dangers du commérage. Ces brefs moments transformeront à jamais leurs existences jusqu'alors paisibles..." (Source : jaquette)
El Cid by Anthony Mann( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the 11th century Spanish hero who drove the Moors from Spain
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1797, Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) is a young, naïve seaman on a British Man-o-war. When the sadistic Master-at-arms John Claggart (Robert Ryan) is murdered, Billy is accused and tried. Budd's strong belief in goodness is threatened by Claggart's equally strong force of evil; the consequences are both tragic and lasting"--Container
The fall of the Roman Empire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcus Aurelius Antonius, the philosopher-emperor of Rome, summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the funeral, Livius, who does not share Lucilla's ambition for himself or Rome, allows Commodus to proclaim himself emperor. While pestilence ravages Rome, Commodus continues his vain, licentious behavior. He ultimately neglects to deal with all symptoms of unrest and banishing anyone reminding him of his responsibilities
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

62 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American writer goes to Europe to look for a friend but instead finds death and intrigue on the trail of black marketeers
Senso( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Venice, during the spring of 1866, it is the last month of the Austrian occupation of the Veneto. The Italian government has forged a pact with Prussia, and another war of liberation in the ongoing Risorgimento is imminent. Countess Livia Serpieri, unloved by her collaborator-husband but sympathetic to the cause of freedom espoused by her patriotic cousin Roberto, meets Austrian officer Franz Mahler as she begs him to call off a duel with Roberto. She falls in love with young, philandering, and mercenary officer, the country marches to revolution, and her dedication to the cause wilts under her desire and obsession. Mesmerized by him, she betrays not only her husband and cousin, but the revolution, too, with tragic results
Odd man out( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows"--Container
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Androcles and the lion: Androcles is a Christian in ancient Rome who applies that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are eventually arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who did it.?--International Movie Data Base
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurence Olivier's innovative movie production of Henry V, Shakespeare's stirring historical play about the English king who defeated the French at Agincourt
The collector by William Wyler( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a quiet London bank clerk whose butterfly collecting hobby takes a sinister twist when he kidnaps a most unusual specimen - a beautiful woman
The Fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After poisoning the Emperor of the Roman Empire Marcus Aurelius, his supposed son Commodus falls into dissipation and allows Rome to be ravaged by pestilence and the Barbarians
Senso by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sullo sfondo della guerra italo-austriaca del 1866 una contessa veneta tradisce, per amore di un vile ufficiale austriaco, la causa della liberazione nazionale. (Morandini)
The criminal by Joseph Losey( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Bannion has spent the last three years in prison devising the biggest robbery of his career. Out of prison, he puts his plans into action. He buries the money in a field, but Bannion is arrested before he has a chance to reveal its whereabouts to his gang. While in jail, he must survive an ordeal of brutality and betrayal at the hands of his fellow convicts and former accomplices
Trapeze by Carol Reed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle develops between an injured trapeze artist, his student, and a circus tumbler
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1954 film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same title: the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry
The third man = Le troisième homme by Carol Reed( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1949 dans l'atmosphère sombre de la Vienne d'après guerre, un auteur américain, Holly Martins, arrive dans la Vienne de l'après-guerre pour faire un travail de propagande pour son vieil ami Harry Lime. Ce dernier prétend diriger un hôpital de bénévoles dans la ville. Puis son ami se tue dans un accident de la route. Lorsqu'il rencontre Calloway, chef de la Police militaire britannique à Vienne, il apprend que Lime était en fait un racketteur
Libel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a lovely wife and a resplendent manor that's a de rigueur stop on tours of England's stately homes, Sir Mark Loddon leads and enviable life. Then a newspaper charges that Loddon was killed during a wartime escape from a POW camp and a look-alike has since ruled the baronet's realm. Outraged, Loddon sues for libel, setting in motion revelations of war, memory, trauma and deception that causes Lady Loddon and Sir Mark himself to question his identity."
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aging Roman warrior Julius Caesar is determined to turn the naive, spoiled young Cleopatra into the true Queen of the Nile, during his campaign to conquer ancient Egypt
The Story of Esther Costello( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1953, Margaret Landi, a rich American tourist visiting her Irish homeland, encounters Esther, a poor young woman who is deaf, blind and speechless due to a childhood accident. Childless and separated from her husband, Margaret brings Esther back to her stateside home and cares for her like a daughter. She patiently teaches Esther to communicate using Braille and sign language. When her remarkable progress is known worldwide, Margaret's husband re-enters the picture and swindles Margaret and Esther's charitable foundation
Alexander the Great by Robert Rossen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great." (viewed August 9, 2016)
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The third man
Alternative Names
Klasker, Bob 1913-1981

Krasker, Bob 1913-1981

Krasker, Robert 1913-1981

Robert Krasker australischer Kameramann

Robert Krasker director of photography uit Australië (1913-1981)

Robert Krasker direttore della fotografia australiano

Ρόμπερτ Κράσκερ

Роберт Краскер

רוברט קרסקר

رابرت کراسکر

English (120)

Spanish (37)

German (22)

Italian (11)

French (9)