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Greenstreet, Sydney

Overview
Works: 159 works in 455 publications in 2 languages and 13,504 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Christmas films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Feature films  Drama  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, 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 )

66 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,181 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
Christmas in Connecticut( Visual )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 1,272 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 )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 610 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 )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened on 5th Avenue: GI families hit by the post-World War II housing crunch take over an abandoned New York City mansion
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Matrac is a World War II French patriot who escapes Devil's Island, survives a dangerous freighter voyage and becomes a gunner in the Free French Air Corps. Passage sailed into theaters on stormy seas. Controversy surrounded the scene in which Matrac machine-guns the helpless survivors of a downed plane that attacked the freighter. That a soldier of freedom would act ignobly brought protests from religious and censorship groups
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Ruthless by Edgar G Ulmer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 149 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
The hucksters by Jack Conway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hucksters (1947) is a considerably sanitized version of the best-selling novel by Frederic Wakeman. Directed by Jack Conway, the film is a slick but still powerful, and at times darkly funny, indictment of the seamy side of advertising, radio, and big business. Clark Gable plays a World War II veteran who gets a job in advertising, and finds that his work requires him to often abandon his principles. Deborah Kerr, in her American film debut, plays an English widow Gable falls in love with, and Ava Gardner has one of her first important roles as a nightclub singer who's a former girlfriend of Gable's. In a deliciously flamboyant performance, Sydney Greenstreet tears into the juicy role of a villainous soap tycoon, Gable's major client
Flamingo road( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A determined carnival dancer, an aspiring politician and a malevolent manipulator of public figures form the basis of this drama
Master detectives( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 113 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 107 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
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 105 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]: Gigi: Gaston is the scion of a wealthy Parisian family who finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi. When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt, who have educated Gigi to be a wealthy man's mistress, request he become her provider. An American in Paris: Jerry Mulligan is a struggling American painter in Paris who is 'discovered' by an influential heiress. She just happens to an interested in more than Jerry's art. Jerry in turn falls for Lise, a young French girl already engaged to a cabaret singer. His relationshp with Lise is filled with romantic complications
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 96 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 by David Butler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 85 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
Casablanca + The Maltese falcon oroginal radio broadcasts( Recording )

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

 
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Alternative Names
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

Sydney Greenstreet Brits acteur (1879-1954)

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Сидни Гринстрит английский актёр театра и кино

סידני גרינסטריט

سیدنی گرین‌استریت

シドニー・グリーンストリート

悉尼·格林斯特里特

Languages
English (149)

Spanish (3)

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Christmas in ConnecticutGreatest classic films collectionGreatest classic films collectionThe huckstersMaster detectivesThe adventures of Nero WolfeGreatest classic films collectionThe new adventures of Nero Wolfe the case of the midnight ride and other talesIt's a great feeling