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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

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Most widely held works by Sidney Lumet
12 angry men by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,873 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 )
86 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television newscaster's mental breakdown turns him into a celebrity when the network tries to profit from his illness. Includes: commentary, The Making of Network, The Cast and Characters, and much more
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
The verdict by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,032 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. Includes original theatrical trailer
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 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
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,640 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 millionaire before the local police arrive
Making movies by Sidney Lumet ( Book )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,463 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 )
79 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,403 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 )
31 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,382 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 )
34 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,220 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 Stephen Frears ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,129 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 Richard Rodney Bennett ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 796 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 724 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 )
27 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 723 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
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 637 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 631 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
Ran by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 626 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
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 580 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. Extended film clips, and interviews with filmmakers, scholars, and survivors who work in the film industry, are used to tell this important story
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 532 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
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