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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

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12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

238 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
Network by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

137 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,982 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 )

129 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,227 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 )

117 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which turns out to be a last chance at redeeming himself and his career
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

77 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,888 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 Fiona Beddall( Visual )

124 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

51 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,726 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
Making movies by Sidney Lumet( Book )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,537 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 )

106 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the true story of a young New York police officer refuses to extort money from criminals as the other officers do. His fellow police officers turn against him when he seeks to expose the situation during a grand jury investigation
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

62 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,428 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 )

58 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,403 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
Locke by Stephen Frears( Visual )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer malfunction causes nuclear equiped 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 Sidney Lumet( Visual )

73 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
The fugitive kind by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Val Xavier is a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a Southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance, who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol, who tries to seduce him
Deathtrap by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder mystery set in a remote country house, concerning a play, its authors, and their road to success
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 700 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
Find me guilty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 652 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 )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 612 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 Wiz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discontented kindergarten teacher living in Harlem is lost in a blizzard and comes upon the wonderland of Oz. There she meets new friends, tries to find her way home, and finds that her life is not so bad after all
Film in the television age( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Hollywood's initial fear of television and how a new era of motion picture entertainment grew out of the advent of TV and also how television was influenced by the movies
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Lumet, Sidney

Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011

Sidney Lumet Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet amerikai rendező, filmproducer, forgatókönyvíró

Sidney Lumet amerykański reżyser filmowy

Sidney Lumet cineasta estadounidense

Sidney Lumet réalisateur américain

Sidney Lumet regista statunitense

Sidney Lumet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Sidnijs Lumets

Smithee, Alan 1924-2011

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Люмет, Сидни американский кинорежиссёр

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Сідні Люмет

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سيدني لوميت

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