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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 )

165 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,474 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 )

119 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical look at the politics and power-struggles of television executives as network news anchorman Howard Beale (Finch) turns the tables on the "ratings". He goes from dispassionate newscaster to national folk hero with his famous battle cry, "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!" Faye Dunaway is the vicious Vice President of Programming. William Holden is the News Division President. Robert Duvall is the cold hatchet man for the corporation. Winner of Academy Awards for best actor (Finch) and screenplay
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

121 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,289 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 Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,964 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
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

67 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

125 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,660 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
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

56 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,387 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
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,360 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
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,301 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 )

61 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 1,289 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
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

102 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case that no one is supposed to win
Fail-safe by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

60 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped 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
The verdict( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career
Deathtrap by Ira Levin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 737 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
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )

75 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a mentally disturbed 17 year old stableboy blinded six horses
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, they accidentally blinded a janitor working late. Since then, the Popes and their children have stayed together by staying a step ahead of the law, running from state to state, job to job, assumed identity to assumed identity. But now elder son Danny is 17. He's ready to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with, ready to start making his own future
The fugitive kind by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 662 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. Special edition bonus features include: interview with Sidney Lumet, documentary, three one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, and booklet
Find me guilty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 616 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 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhai yao zhu:ben pian shi ri ben ming dao hei ze ming xiang sha shi bi ya ming ju " li er wang " zhi jing de jing dian ju zuo, kan cheng wei ta de zuo pin zhong zui wei ren suo zhi de ying pian zhi yi, tong shi ta ye cheng ben pian wei ta ping sheng zui de yi de dai biao zuo pin, zai ben pian wen shi 25 nian hou, zhe shi shou du yi gao hua zhi ying xiang chong xian zai tai wan guan zhong mian qian . gu shi bei jing wei 16 shi ji de ri ben, can bao de xiao guo zhu hou yi wen zi xiu hu xiang tui wei, jiang jia ye yi fen wei san, you san ge er zi fen bie zhang quan, ran er zhang zi tai lang . ci zi ci lang zao bei bao li de fu qin ying xiang, zhi xiang zhu cuan wei duo quan, wei you san zi zhi hu zhi dao zhe chang tui wei dai lai de, jiang shi wu xiu zhi de zheng dou ji can ku de xie rou xiang can, yi chang xing feng xie yu de quan li zheng duo zhan ji jiang zhan kai
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet and other prominent filmmakers and historians, IMAGINARY WITNESS examines Hollywood's attitude towards one of the most horrific events in world history. Using rare newsreel footage as well as gripping clips from over forty films, this award-winning documentary explores how filmmakers and popular culture have portrayed the Holocaust over the past 60 years
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Alternative Names
Lumet, Sidney

Lumet, Sidney, 1924-

Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011

Sidney Lumet americký herec a režisér

Sidney Lumet Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet amerikai rendező, filmproducer, forgatókönyvíró

Sidney Lumet amerikansk filminstruktør

Sidney Lumet amerykański reżyser filmowy

Sidney Lumet cineasta estadounidense

Sidney Lumet réalisateur américain

Sidney Lumet regista statunitense

Sidney Lumet US-amerikanesche Filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Sidnijs Lūmets

Smithee, Alan 1924-2011

Σίντνεϊ Λουμέτ

Сидни Лумет

Сидни Лъмет

Сидни Люмет американский кинорежиссёр, продюсер и сценарист

Сидни Лүмет

Сідні Люмет

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סידני לומט

سيدني لوميت

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루멧, 시드니 1924-2011


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