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Gazzara, Ben 1930-2012

Works: 462 works in 1,333 publications in 7 languages and 16,916 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Biography  History  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Interviewee, Author, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ben Gazzara
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

43 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man
Road house by Joel Silver( Visual )

47 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary bouncer comes to Jasper, Missouri, for a special purpose: to restore order at the notorious Double Deuce bar. In one spectacular fight after another, Dalton rids the bar of thugs and henchmen. But when he runs afoul of a ruthless crime boss, the state is set for a blistering showdown that'll leave only one man standing
The killing of a Chinese bookie by John Cassavetes( Visual )

70 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
The Spanish prisoner by David Mamet( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Ross is the inventor of "The Process," a top-secret formula which promises to make his company unimaginably rich. But when Joe meets a successful, cynical businessman ... he begins to suspect that his boss will never share the profits. And with that seed of doubt planted, an intricate con-game soon falls into place"--Container
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

77 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
Anatomy of a murder( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom potboiler, Anatomy of a Murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it's a Hollywood landmark
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series of short dramatic readings"--Container
Buffalo '66 by Vincent Gallo( Visual )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.I.A. agent, Billy Brown, brings his wife home to meet his absurdly dysfunctional family. Only Billy is not really in the C.I.A., and his "wife," Layla, is actually a young tap dancer he just kidnapped to impress his ridiculous and unloving parents. In reality, Billy's whole life is an empty lie. He is fresh out of prison and now on a deadly mission to hunt down and kill the Buffalo Bills kicker whose botched field goal he believes ruined his life
Husbands by John Cassavetes( Visual )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Archie and Gus are three middle-aged husbands, with wives, children and houses in the New York suburbs. They go on a wild spree after a close friend dies of a heart attack. Ending up in London, the three must confront their own mortality and decide how to spend the rest of their lives
Paris, je t'aime by Tristan Carné( Visual )

9 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each director was invited to tell a story set in one of the Paris neighborhoods. the result is a kaleidoscope of stories about joy, separation, unexpected strange encounters and most of all, about love
An early frost by CTV Network( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gay lawyer is diagnosed with AIDS, he copes with coming out to his family and colleagues as they deal with their own prejudices
Peter Bogdanovich's "They all laughed"( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad-cap private-eye caper involving a team of detectives who are followed by a bevy of dazzling women
QB VII( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish expatriate doctor living in England sues an American writer for libel when the writer accuses him of carrying out criminal medical activities for the Nazis during World War II
Voyage of the damned by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After departing Hamburg for a safe haven in Havana, 937 passengers are not allowed ashore once they reach their destination. Based on the tragic 1939 voyage of the SS St. Louis
Pope John Paul II by Herbert Wise( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this feature-length film, Jon Voight delivers an incredibly inspirational portrayal of the spiritual life journey of Pope John Paul II, from his youth in Poland, to his international crusade to advocate for the poor and oppressed, to his final days at the Vatican
John Cassavetes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
In the moment : my life as an actor by Ben Gazzara( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Biagio Anthony Gazzara

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Blasius Antonius Gazzara

Gazarra Ben 1930-2012

Gazzara, Benny 1930-2012

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Gazzarra, Biagio Anthony.

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Бен Газзара

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בן גזארה שחקן אמריקאי

بن غازار ممثل أمريكي

بن قازارا

بن گازارا بازیگر آمریکایی

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The Spanish prisonerBuffalo '66HusbandsAn early frostPeter Bogdanovich's "They all laughed"John CassavetesIn the moment : my life as an actor