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Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)

Maeterlinck was a revolutionary symbolist playwright from Belgium. His influence on modern drama is vast and he was one of the best known figures in Europe in the early twentieth century, both for his plays and his philosophical writings. Best known today for his fantasy play "The Blue Bird", which has been adapted into a number of films, but most... See full bio »

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The Blue Bird
The Blue Bird Writer
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The Blue Bird
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(1918)
The Blue Bird
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(1976)

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 2012 Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (after the play by)
 2009 Pelleas et Melisande (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2004 Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (libretto by)
 1999/I Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (by)
 1999/II Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (by)
 1993 Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1987 Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie) (by)
 1981 Mon meilleur Noël (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- L'oiseau bleu (1981) ... (play)
 1977 Het mirakel van St. Antonius (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 The Blue Bird (play "L'Oiseau bleu")
 1970 Sinyaya ptitsa (play "L'Oiseau bleu")
 1969 Interieur (TV Short documentary) (novel)
 1962 Sankt Antonius underverk (TV Movie)
 1960 A Intrusa (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1940 The Blue Bird (based on the play by)
 1922 Monna Vanna (play)
 1918 The Blue Bird (play "L'Oiseau bleu")
 1913 Pelleas and Melisande (Short) (story)
 1910 The Blue Bird (Short) (play "L'Oiseau bleu")
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Other Works:

Story: "Pelleas and Melisande" (filmed as Pelleas and Melisande (1913), Pelléas et Mélisande (1999), Pelléas et Mélisande (1999), Pelléas et Mélisande (1993), Pelléas et Mélisande (1987), See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | See more »
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Samuel Goldwyn once commissioned him to write a screenplay on anything he pleased. He chose to adapt his bestselling entomological work, "The Life of a Bee." After reading a few pages of Maeterlinck's screenplay, a thoroughly dismissed Goldwyn burst out of his office yelling "My God, the hero is a bee!" See more »

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