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Houseman, John 1902-1988

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The paper chase by Video Arts (Firm)( Visual )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making it through the first year of Harvard Law School is tough enough without making an adversary of your most important professor. That, however, is exactly what Timothy Bottoms does in this realistic and moving drama
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Vincent Van Gogh
Three days of the Condor by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A CIA agent who is on the run from a mass slaughter in his research office suddenly finds himself the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
Six characters in search of an author by Luigi Pirandello( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The play's traditional theatrical setting is transposed to a television studio. As a group of actors prepare for a rehearsal of another Pirandello play--The Rules of the Game--the television monitors in the control booth give way to an electrical interference which inexplicably replaces the images of the actors with the images of six mysterious strangers. These are the "six characters" of the title who appear in the flesh in the studio to confront the director and actors with the proposition that their story is more interesting than the play at hand. Each character represents a different point of view as they gradually take over the stage to act out their story."--Container
Flannery O'Connor's The Displaced Person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flannery O'Connor is a writer with a keen sense of observation for the subtle cruelty that comes from fear of the unknown, and a case in point is her story "The Displaced Person". Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the displaced person is Mr. Guizac (Noam Yerushalmi), a Polish refugee who's relocated by a priest (John Houseman) to work on Mrs. McIntyre's (Irene Worth's) farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farm workers. Soon all are plotting Mr. Guizac's downfall until fate unexpectedly takes a hand in deciding this outsider's destiny - and ultimately everyone's tragedy. Oscar-winning screenwriter Horton Foote crafts the screenplay in this powerful and shocking story
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells an epic story of military strategy, politics, romance, and family conflict set against the backdrop of world events from 1938 through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Follows naval officer Victor "Pug" Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how "Pug" and his family are drawn into the center of the conflicts that lead to America's involvement in World War II as Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist colonial empire under Mussolini, and Japan prepares for a major battle with China
Gideon's trumpet by Robert Collins( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry Fonda portrays Clarence Gideon, the destitute prisoner whose handwritten plea for justice changed the course of American legal history ... Tells the remarkable human story behind the landmark 'right to counsel' Supreme Court case [of Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963]"--Container
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and French and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulatve movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
The fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eerie, supernatural vengeance is let loose upon a town whose past is steeped in greed and murder
Letter from an unknown woman by Max Ophuls( Visual )

39 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and German and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 20th century Vienna, Stefan Brand is in the process of fleeing on the eve of a duel he wants no part of. However, before he can do so, he receives an anonymous letter from an unknown woman. Stefan is deeply moved by what he reads and starts to realize that the letter's author is Lisa Berndl, a young woman he's known but disregarded for most of his life
Entertainers and the entertained : essays on theater, film, and television by John Houseman( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollerball by Norman Jewison( Visual )

40 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a dystopic future world run entirely by a few powerful corporations, the brutal sport of rollerball has taken the place of both warfare and traditional athletic competition. The greatest player in the history of rollerball, Jonathan E, receives pressure from these corporations to retire. When he refuses, both his life and his sport descend into chaos and bloodshed
Beyond the horizon by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A McCarter Theatre Company production of Eugene O'Neil's first full-length play which won him a Pulitzer prize. The play concerns two brothers in love with the same girl. Her rejection of one of them and marriage to the other tears apart a family and sets the stage for all three characters' discontent and disallusionment
Another woman by Woody Allen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Philosophie-Professorin hört zufällig Gesprächsfetzen einer Therapiesitzung in der Wohnung nebenan mit und beginnt darin Lügen und Täuschungen ihres eigenen Lebens zu erkennen
A Christmas without snow by John Korty( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recently divorced woman moves to San Francisco to start a new life. She joins a church choir and meets new friends and learns special life lessons
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

12 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
Blue Dahlia by George Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A returning war veteran finds his faithless wife murdered and himself a suspect
They live by night by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They live by night: Three prisoners flee from a state prison farm in Mississippi. Among them is 23-years-young Bowie, who spent the last seven years in prison and now hopes to be able to prove his innocence or retire to a home in the mountains and live in peace together with his new love, Kitty. But his criminal companions persuade him to participate in several heists, and soon the police believe him to be their leader and go after "Bowie the Kid" harder than ever
 
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Hausman Jacques 1902-1988

Haussmann, Jacques

Haussmann Jacques 1902-1988

Houseman, John 1902-

Ioannes Houseman

John Houseman 1902–1988; Romanian-born British–American actor and film producer

John Houseman acteur

John Houseman acteur américain

John Houseman aktor amerykański

John Houseman attore, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore rumeno

John Houseman US-amerikanisch-britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler, Filmproduzent, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

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Хаусман, Джон

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