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Franz Werfel (1890–1945)

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During his flight from the Nazis, he and his wife stopped at Lourdes, the French city in which Bernadette Soubirous lived and reportedly saw the Virgin Mary. He vowed to write a book about her if he and his wife escaped safely. The result was the novel, "The Song of Bernadette", which became an international success and a film classic.

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 2000 Class Reunion (TV Movie) (novel "Der Abituriententag - Die Geschichte einer Jugendschuld")
 1990 Der veruntreute Himmel (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Jacobowski a plukovníki (TV Movie) (play "Jacobowsky und der Oberst")
 1984 Eine blaßblaue Frauenschrift (TV Movie) (novel)
 1982 Forty Days of Musa Dagh (novel)
 1977 Cella oder Die Überwinder (TV Movie) (novel)
 1974 Der Tod des Kleinbürgers (TV Movie) (novel)
 1967 Jacobowsky und der Oberst (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (book "The Song of Bernadette" - 1 episode)
- Song of Bernadette (1958) ... (book "The Song of Bernadette")
 1958 Embezzled Heaven (novel)
 1958 Me and the Colonel (original play "Jacobowsky and the Colonel")
 1957 A Canção de Bernadete (TV Series) (novel)
 1957 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Canção de Bernadete (1957) ... (story)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette (novel)
 1939 Juarez (based in part on a play by)
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 1943 The Song of Bernadette (production advisor - uncredited)
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Stage Play: Jacobowsky and the Colonel. Comedy. Written by S.N. Behrman. Based on an original play by Franz Werfel. Incidental music by Paul Bowles. Assistant Stage Mgr: Bettina Cerf. General Stage Manager: Coby Ruskin. Directed by Elia Kazan. Martin Beck Theatre: 14 Mar 1944- 10 Mar 1945 (417 performances). Cast: Annabella (as "Marianne")... See more »

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Trivia:

During his flight from the Nazis, he and his wife stopped at Lourdes, the French city in which Bernadette Soubirous lived and reportedly saw the Virgin Mary. He vowed to write a book about her if he and his wife escaped safely. The result was the novel, "The Song of Bernadette", which became an international success and a film classic.

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