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Gazzara, Ben 1930-2012

Works: 572 works in 1,578 publications in 7 languages and 17,354 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Legal films  Melodrama  History  Documentary films  Biographies  Comedy films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Other, Interviewee, Author, Costume designer, vac, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ben Gazzara
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

60 editions published between 1959 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Ethan Coen( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

48 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace, a beautiful fugitive on the run, hides in the isolated town of Dogville, where she goes to work in return for protection. But when the mob tracjs her down, the town suddenly demands a better deal, and she learns the hard way that in Dogville, goodness is relative. 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 John McTiernan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 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 )

59 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,078 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 stage is set for a blistering showdown that will leave only one man standing
The killing of a Chinese bookie by John Cassavetes( Visual )

54 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 736 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 )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 722 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
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

58 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 626 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
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970
Anatomy of a murder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 480 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 drama, 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 is an American movie landmark
Husbands by John Cassavetes( Visual )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 469 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
Buffalo '66 by Vincent Gallo( Visual )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.I.A. agent, Billy Brown, brings his wife home to meet his absurdly dysfunctional family. Only Billy's 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's 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
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and French and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advancing troops and retreating German forces converge on the last bridge on the Rhine. A true-life WWII powerhouse that stars George Segal, Robert Vaughn and Ben Gazzara
An early frost by CTV Network( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 304 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
QB VII( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 302 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
Hysterical blindness( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, circa 1987
Voyage of the damned by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Departing Hamburg in high spirits, 937 Jewish Germans have been offered safe haven in Havana, Cuba, in 1939. The passengers are looking forward to their new life. However, the whole voyage is actually a Nazi propaganda scheme and the passengers are never really intended to be allowed ashore once they reach their destination. After weeks of unsuccessful pleas they are forced to return back to Europe. Based on the tragic 1939 voyage of the SS St. Louis
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolation ... alienation ... happiness. In America they all go hand in hand. Buy a new TV and you will be happy. Still not happy? Experience alienation. Can't afford a new TV? Then live in isolation. "Be happy", and if that doesn't work, pretend to make it work. For the characters in this film, the struggle to attain such a state is fraught with perils both heartbreaking and hilarious
Pope John Paul II by John Kent Harrison( 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 249 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
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