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Newman, Paul 1925-2008

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Most widely held works by Paul Newman
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
116 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blends adventure, romance and comedy to tell the story of the West's most likeable outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as they set out for Bolivia with the law on their heels
Cars by John Lasseter ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hotshot rookie race car Lightning McQueen is living life in the fast lane until he hits a detour on his way to the most important race of his life. Stranded in Radiator Springs, a forgotten town on old Route 66, he meets Sally, Mater, Doc Hudson, and a variety of quirky characters who help him discover that there's more to life than trophies and fame
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son
The sting by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Cool hand Luke by Stuart Rosenberg ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society, and now, he's on a chain gang. He's a likable enough guy, always smiling, always ready for a little fun. He eats 50 hard-boiled eggs on a bet and collects all the money in the camp. He's more or less like the people he hangs around with, except he won't be pushed. He knows his own mind. This makes him the only prisoner with guts enough to talk back to the bosses and the only one with nerve enough to escape. That Luke, he's a cool hand
Road to Perdition by Sam Mendes ( Visual )
80 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
The verdict by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,150 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
The hustler by Robert Rossen ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Itinerant pool shark challenges the top man for the championship, sacrificing everything until he realizes the stakes are too high
Exodus by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
Shameless exploitation in pursuit of the common good by Paul Newman ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher's description: In 1978, Paul Newman and A. E. Hotchner decided that rather than just distribute Paul's own salad dressing at Christmas to neighbors, they would offer it to a few local stores. Freewheeling, irreverent entrepreneurs, they conceived of their venture as a great way to poke fun at the mundane method of traditional marketing. Much to their surprise, the dressing was enthusiastically received. What had started as a lark quickly escalated into a full-fledged business, the first company to place all-natural foods in supermarkets. From salad dressing to spaghetti sauce, to popcorn and lemonade, Newman's Own became a major player in the food business. The company's profits were originally donated to medical research, education, and the environment, and eventually went to the creation of the eight Hole in the Wall Gang camps for children with serious illnesses. In these pages Newman and Hotchner recount the picaresque saga of their own nonmanagement adventure. In alternating voices, playing off one another in classic "Odd Couple" style, they describe how they systematically disregarded the advice of experts and relied instead on instinct, imagination, and mostly luck. They write about how they hurdled obstacle after obstacle, share their hilarious misadventures, and reveal their offbeat solutions to conventional problems. Even their approach to charity is decidedly different: every year they give away all the company's profits, empty the coffers, and start over again. The results of this amazing generosity are brought to life in heartwarming stories about the children at their camps. With rare glimpses into their zany style and their compassion for those less fortunate, Newman and Hotchner have written the perfect nonmanagement book, at once playful, informative, and inspirational
Hud by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hud Bannon has always preferred drinking, fighting and womanizing to the very traditional ways of his father. Hud is a man who cares more for himself than he does his young nephew, his dad, or even their understanding housekeeper. When disease threatens the cattle on the Bannon Ranch, the conflict between Hud and his old-line father reaches an all time high
Torn curtain by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientist Michael Armstrong becomes involved in an action thriller when he attends a congress in Copenhagen. DVD
Our town ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stage production of Wilder's play; a study of life, love, and death in a New England town at the turn of the 20th century
The color of money by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter
Pixar short films collection ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of animated short films from Pixar
The towering inferno by John Guillermin ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
Message in a bottle by Nicholas Sparks ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reporter traces a lonely widower who wrote a heart-felt message, put it in a bottle, and threw it in the sea
Empire Falls by Fred Schepisi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful portrait of blue-collar America, a timeless tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Nobody's fool ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who seems to have missed all his chances and made nothing of his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sully, despite his best efforts to be a n'er-do-well, is an important and beloved member of his family and his community. He is, as he says, somebody's father, somebody's grandfather, somebody's friend
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Newman, P. L. 1925-2008
Newman, P. L. (Paul Loquesto), 1925-2008
Newman, P. Loquesto (Paul Loquesto), 1925-2008
Newman, Paul
Newman, Paul, 1925-
Newman, Paul Leonard.
Newman, Paul Leonard, 1925-
Newman, Paul Leonard, 1925-2008
Newman, Paul Leonhard 1925-2008
Newman, Paul Loquesto, 1925-
Newman, Paul Loquesto 1925-2008
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