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De Cuir, John

Overview
Works: 24 works in 36 publications in 3 languages and 2,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Romance films  Television adaptations 
Roles: ard, Contributor, prs
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John De Cuir
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American nurse from Little Rock meets the handsome and mysterious French planter on a South Pacific island during World War II. Seeking respite from the battles around them, they find refuge in each other as their romance blooms in the lush tropical paradise
Call me madam by Walter Lang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
Sister act ; Sister act 2, back in the habit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister act: A nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a "soulful chorus of swingin' sisters." The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Top gun by Tony Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the elite Navy Fighter Weapons School, cocky, young pilots compete against one another in the air as well as on the ground
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tragic legend written down in the sixteenth century wherein a learned scientist honoured with the laurels of his university, sold his soul to the devil for still greater knowledge and power in the unknown."--Title screen. Deeply unsatisfied with God's decree that the reward of sin is death, Dr. John Faustus, a scholar at Wittenberg, opts to cut a deal with Lucifer. The contract--signed in Faustus's blood--stipulates that the doctor receive the services of Lucifer's lackey, Mephistophilis, for a period of 24 years, during which he has access to all knowledge, beauty, power as well as returned youth. In exchange, Lucifer receives Faustus's renunciation of Christ and, at the end of the 24 years, the doctor's soul, which he may torment in the pit of Hell for all eternity
That's entertainment by Fred Astaire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
On a clear day you can see forever by Burton Lane( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatric hypnotist helps a girl stop smoking and finds that in trances she remembers previous incarnations; he falls in love with one of the women she used to be
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pope Julius II commissions Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishwoman in 19th-century Siam finds the country and its ruler torn between tradition and the ways of the western world
Sister act by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister act 2: Whoopi Goldberg returns as the lounge singer who goes undercover as a nun to help an ailing inner-city school
Hello, Dolly! by Gene Kelly( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical set in the 1890's about a professional matchmaker who meets her match
The house on Telegraph Hill by Robert Wise( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family. After five years in relocation camps, Victoria finally gets to America, only to learn that Karin's aunt has recently died, and her nephew is in charge of the estate and Karin's son."--Booklet
La bisbetica domata by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
Steve Martin in Tote tragen keine Karos by Carl Reiner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komedie over een private eye die de verdwijning van een kaasfabrikant onderzoekt
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Robert Guédiguian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous writer, recovering from injuries on East Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life
The tale of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific by Thana Skouras( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casbah( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"To avoid capture by the police, a jewel thief hides in the Casbah section of Algiers until a woman lures him to his death"--Copyright catalog, 1940-1949
Sieben Diebe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Eine Gruppe professioneller Gauner beraubt unter der Leitung ihres intelligenten Anführers die Spielbank von Monaco. [filmdienst.de]
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
 
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Alternative Names
Cuir, John de

Cuir, John de 1918-1991

De Cuir, John 1918-1991

DeCuir, John

John DeCuir American art director

John DeCuir Amerikaans scenograaf (1918-1991)

John DeCuir scenografo statunitense

John DeCuir US-amerikanischer Szenenbildner und Artdirector

ジョン・デキュアー

约翰·迪科尔

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Doctor Faustus