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Greenstreet, Sydney

Overview
Works: 166 works in 402 publications in 6 languages and 12,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Christmas films  Short films  Detective and mystery radio programs  Radio plays  Radio programs  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sydney Greenstreet
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

55 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

67 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Christmas in Connecticut by Lioner Houser( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous food writer lies about living on a farm, raising her children, and being a good cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't boil an egg. When her editor says she will spend Christmas with a heroic sailor, her job is on the line
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
Across the Pacific by John Huston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Leland, a tough, cynical Army officer, is given a bogus dishonorable discharge and sent undercover to hook up with Japanese sympathizers on the eve of Pearl Harbor
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shop around the corner: Two bickering employees at a gift shop don't realize that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder
Casablanca Maltese falcon by Robert Sacchi( Recording )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the "Hollywood playhouse" series of radio plays adapted from popular films of the day with members of the original casts reprising their film roles in front of a studio audience
Ruthless by Edgar G Ulmer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multi-millionaire Horace Woodruff Vendig shows himself to the world as an ambitious philanthropist, but that's far from the case. Even as a young man he starts to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Miniver (1942, b&w, 133 min.): One of Hollywood's most memorable spirit-lifters about an idealized England confronting the terror of World War II
The Hucksters by Jack Conway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical look at the advertising business in New York City, The hucksters is about a fast-talking young man, intent on making it big in a high-powered agency
The mask of Dimitrios( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of Dimitrios Makropoulos (Zachary Scott) washes ashore in Istanbul, there is cause for celebration all across Europe. The devious sociopath has left as his legacy an array of crimes including blackmail, thievery, murder and high treason. Interested in chronicling the dead man's unscrupulous exploits, mystery writer Cornelius Leyden (Lorre) takes up his trail, aided by a mysterious man named Peters (Greenstreet). But as Leyden zeroes in on the truth about Dimitrios, he finds that his new associate has an ulterior motive in helping him-- with Leyden as the unwitting accomplice!
Flamingo road( Visual )

6 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A determined carnival dancer, an aspiring politician and a malevolent manipulator of public figures form the basis of this drama
Old time radio shows( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master detectives( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

22 radio broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio
The adventures of Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout( Recording )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio Spirits presents an eighteen-episode collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Here, listeners will be delighted by the exploits of Rex Stout's detective genius, Nero Wolfe
Conflict by Curtis Bernhardt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and German and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a man murders his wife because his affections have turned to her younger sister, it appears he has executed the perfect crime until a minor slip-up arouses the suspicions of a family friend who is a psychiatrist
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
The new adventures of Nero Wolfe the case of the midnight ride and other tales( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio Spirits presents a 4-hr., 8-episode collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Featured here is Rex Stout's beloved detective, Nero Wolfe, portrayed by Sydney Greenstreet
It's a great feeling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her
 
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Greenstreet, Sidney.

Greenstreet, Sidney 1879-1954

Greenstreet, Sydney Hughes 1879-1954

Greenstreet, Sydney Hugues

Sydney Greenstreet acteur britannique

Sydney Greenstreet aktor angielski

Sydney Greenstreet attore inglese

Sydney Greenstreet britischer Schauspieler

Сидни Гринстрит английский актёр театра и кино

סידני גרינסטריט

سیدنی گرین‌استریت

悉尼·格林斯特里特

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