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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

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12 angry men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
127 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears and personal demons
Network by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
92 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
71 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a botched bank robbery on August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn that turned into a bizarre hostage situation. Based on a true incident
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
74 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case against seemingly insurmountable opposition
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
42 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy is a 24-year-old Manhattan kindergarten teacher who is whisked away from her inner-city neighborhood via a snowstorm to the mysterious land of Oz. Oz is a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )
54 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiography, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )
45 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Making movies by Sidney Lumet( Book )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inside look at how films are made covering such areas as wardrobe, shooting, editing, and marketing by an award winning director
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
86 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An honest New York policeman endures scorn and mistreatment from his fellow cops. Based on a true story
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
38 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Fail-safe by Eugene Burdick( Visual )
34 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )
52 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
Deathtrap by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A famed mystery playwright with a recent string of flops may be planning to murder a talented former student in order to steal his work
The fugitive kind by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
28 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valentine Xavier leaves the entertainment world in New Orleans after he has one too many encounters with the law. A rainstorm leaves him stranded in a small town, where his past comes back to haunt him and he attracts two women
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other
Find me guilty ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mobster Jackie Dee DiNorscio tries to strike a bargain with police: a shorter prison term in exchange for ratting on his fellow mobsters. He takes matters in his own hands when he defends himself instead, turning the courtroom upside down
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film version of Eugene O'Neill play which centers around drunks and whores who have found sanctuary in a saloon. Each has their own "pipe-dream" that sustains them until Hickey, the "Iceman", attempts to free them from their illusions by stripping them of their lies and guilt
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Lumet, Sidney
Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011
Smithee, Alan 1924-2011
ルメット, シドニー