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Bernard Vorhaus is a Director, Scriptwriter, Associate Producer and Assistant Director American born on 25 december 1904 at New York City (USA)

Bernard Vorhaus

Bernard Vorhaus
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Nationality USA
Birth 25 december 1904 at New York City (USA)
Death 23 november 2000 (at 95 years) at Greater London (United-kingdom)

Bernard Vorhaus est un réalisateur, scénariste et producteur américain né le 25 décembre 1904 à New York, New York (États-Unis), et mort le 23 novembre 2000 à Londres (Royaume-Uni).

Best films

The Nun's Story (1959)
War and Peace (1956)
Solomon and Sheba (1959)
Roman Holiday (1953)
(Assistant Director)
The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
7th Heaven (1927)

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Filmography of Bernard Vorhaus (40 films)

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Five Branded Women, 1h55
Directed by Martin Ritt, Bernard Vorhaus, Guido Guerrasio
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Political films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Silvana Mangano, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jeanne Moreau, Vera Miles, Carla Gravina, Van Heflin
Rating66% 3.3387753.3387753.3387753.3387753.338775
Yugoslav partisans grimly crop the hair of a village quintet of women believed to have consorted with the occupational Nazis. Four, for various reasons, have indeed - and their seducer is a lone, swaggering sergeant whom the partisans briskly emasculate. Escorted out of town by the sheepish Nazis, the forlorn ladies link up, patriotically and romantically, with a band of tough mountain guerrillas.
Solomon and Sheba, 2h21
Directed by King Vidor, Bernard Vorhaus, Noël Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Adventure, Historical, Peplum, Romance
Themes Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, David Farrar, Marisa Pavan, Finlay Currie
Rating62% 3.1018653.1018653.1018653.1018653.101865
The film's theme differs substantially from Biblical sources and is highly fictionalized, most notably in representing the Queen of Sheba as an ally of ancient Egypt in opposition to King Solomon of Israel, and in her having a love affair with Solomon.
The Nun's Story, 2h29
Directed by Fred Zinnemann, Sergio Leone, Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion
Actors Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft, Mildred Dunnock, Dean Jagger
Rating75% 3.796683.796683.796683.796683.79668
Gabrielle "Gaby" Van Der Mal (Audrey Hepburn), whose father Hubert (Dean Jagger) is a famous surgeon in Belgium, enters a convent of nursing sisters in the late 1920s in the hopes of eventually becoming a missionary nursing sister in the Belgian Congo. After being given the name of Sister Luke and undergoing a postulancy and novitiate which foreshadow her future difficulties with the vow of obedience, she takes her first vows and is sent to a school of tropical medicine.
The Quiet American, 2h
Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Romance
Themes French war films, La colonisation française, Films about writers, Films about journalists, Politique, La guerre d'Indochine, Political films, Histoire de France
Actors Audie Murphy, Michael Redgrave, Claude Dauphin, Giorgia Moll, Bruce Cabot, Yoko Tani
Rating67% 3.3942353.3942353.3942353.3942353.394235
In Saigon in 1952, as Vietnamese insurgents are delivering major strikes against the French colonial rulers, an innocent and enigmatic young American economist (Audie Murphy), who is working for an international aid organization, gets caught between the Communists and the colonialists as he tries to win the "hearts and minds" of the Vietnamese people. By promising marriage, he steals away a young Vietnamese woman (Giorgia Moll) from an embittered and cynical English newspaperman (Michael Redgrave), who retaliates by spreading the word that the American is actually covertly selling arms to the anti-Communists.
Alexander the Great, 2h21
Directed by Robert Rossen, Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Action, Adventure, Historical, Peplum, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Fredric March, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Hordern, Harry Andrews
Rating58% 2.9009752.9009752.9009752.9009752.900975
In the beginning of the film, Demosthenes is propagating for war to resist Philip II's takeover of Greek city-states.
War and Peace, 3h28
Directed by King Vidor, Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films, Histoire de France, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films
Actors Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Oskar Homolka, Vittorio Gassman, Anita Ekberg
Rating67% 3.397833.397833.397833.397833.39783
En 1805 à Moscou, les défilés militaires, les fêtes et les bals se succèdent à la cour de Russie du Tsar Alexandre Ier de Russie, bien que les 200 000 hommes de la grande armée dominatrice de l'empereur Napoléon Ier aient envahi toute l'Europe et s'approchent chaque jour un peu plus de la capitale.
The Barefoot Contessa, 2h8
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mocky, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about films, La provence, Films about television
Actors Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart, Edmond O'Brien, Olga San Juan, Valentina Cortese, Rossano Brazzi
Rating69% 3.498013.498013.498013.498013.49801
Down on his luck, veteran movie director and writer Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart) is reduced to working for abusive, emotionally stunted business tycoon Kirk Edwards (Warren Stevens), who has decided he wants to produce a film to stroke his monumental ego. Looking for a fresh leading lady, they discover, in a Madrid night club, stunning dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner), a blithe but proud spirit who likes to go barefoot and has a troubled home life.
Finishing School
Directed by Bernard Vorhaus
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Susan Stephen, Anna Maria Ferrero, Jacques Sernas, Marina Vlady, Brunella Bovo, Rossana Podestà

Après avoir terminé ses études, une Américaine, Susan Miller, passe une période de vacances à Rome avec ses parents. Son père, un homme riche qui a mené une vie dissipée, l'envoie compléter son éducation mondaine au célèbre collège de Mont-Fleuri, en Suisse.
Stranger on the Prowl, 1h30
Directed by Joseph Losey, Bernard Vorhaus, Andrea Forzano
Origin Italie
Genres Drama
Actors Paul Muni, Arnoldo Foà, Joan Lorring, Giuseppe Addobbati, Beatrice Mancini, Aldo Silvani
Rating65% 3.28353.28353.28353.28353.2835
A disillusioned vagrant (Paul Muni) accidentally kills a shop owner, and is joined by a rebellious youngster in his flight from apprehension.
Pardon My French, 1h22
Directed by Bernard Vorhaus
Genres Comedy
Actors Paul Henreid, Merle Oberon, Paul Bonifas, Jim Gerald, Alexandre Rignault, Dora Doll
Rating57% 2.8586652.8586652.8586652.8586652.858665
A Boston schoolteacher (Oberon) inherits a chateau in France, but on arriving to take over the property she discovers it is filled with squatters.
So Young, So Bad, 1h31
Directed by Edgar George Ulmer, Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Paul Henreid, Catherine McLeod, Anne Francis, Rita Moreno, Anne Jackson, Russell Hopton
Rating61% 3.098553.098553.098553.098553.09855
The film begins with three girls fleeing from Elmview Corrective School for Girls, a reform school. Two manage to steel a truck and escape while the third hides nearby. The next day Dr. John Jason (Paul Henreid), a psychiatrist on staff, is told to resign by Riggs (Cecil Clovelly), the chief of staff. Dr. Jason refuses and an investigation in the psychiatrist's methods is begun. Dr. Jason reflects on the circumstances leading up to this day and the scene changes to his arrival at Elmview.
The Amazing Mr. X, 1h18
Directed by Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Noir
Actors Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson, Donald Curtis, Virginia Gregg
Rating63% 3.19823.19823.19823.19823.1982
Two years after her husband's death, Christine Faber (Lynn Bari) thinks she hears her late husband (Donald Curtis) calling out of the surf on the beach one night. She meets a tall dark man named Alexis (Turhan Bey) who seems to know all about her.
Bury Me Dead, 1h8
Directed by Bernard Vorhaus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Cathy O'Donnell, June Lockhart, Hugh Beaumont, Sonia Darrin, Milton Parsons, Charles Lane
Rating59% 2.997112.997112.997112.997112.99711
When the remains of a woman's body are found after a fire consumes a barn on the estate of wealthy Barbara Carlin (June Lockhart), it is assumed to be her, especially since she was wearing Barbara's diamond necklace. However, after the funeral, Barbara secretly contacts Michael Dunn (Hugh Beaumont), the family lawyer. He advises her to notify the police immediately, but she suspects someone is trying to murder her and wants to investigate first.