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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

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12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

183 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,450 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 )

131 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television newscaster's mental breakdown turns him into a celebrity when the network tries to profit from his illness
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

130 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a hot Brooklyn afternoon, two optimistic losers set out to rob a bank. Sonny (Pacino) is the mastermind, Sal (Cazale) is the follower, and disaster is the result. Because the cops, crowds, TV cameras and then the pizza man have arrived. The "well-planned" heist is now a circus
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

73 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,997 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
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

129 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,670 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
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

70 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,663 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
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

58 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,364 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 )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,362 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 )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

107 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,241 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
Making movies by Sidney Lumet( Book )

57 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 1,224 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
Fail-safe by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

64 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,177 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 )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 842 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 )

19 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 )

80 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with
The fugitive kind( Visual )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 655 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
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Hercule Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the Calais Coach hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive
Find me guilty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 611 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
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
 
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Lumet, Sidney

Lumet, Sidney, 1924-

Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011

Sidney Lumet americký herec a režisér

Sidney Lumet americký režisér

Sidney Lumet Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet amerikai rendező, filmproducer, forgatókönyvíró

Sidney Lumet amerikanesche Filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet amerikansk filminstruktør

Sidney Lumet amerykański reżyser filmowy

Sidney Lumet cineasta estadounidense

Sidney Lumet réalisateur américain

Sidney Lumet regista statunitense

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

Սիդնի Լյումետ

סידני לומט

سيدني لوميت

سیدنی لومت تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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ਸਿਡਨੀ ਲੂੁਮੈਟ

ಸಿಡ್ನಿ ಲ್ಯೂಮೆಟ್‌

സിഡ്നി ലൂമെറ്റ് അമേരിക്കന്‍ ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

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루멧, 시드니 1924-2011

시드니 루멧

シドニー・ルメット

ルメット, シドニー

希德尼·鲁迈特

薛尼·盧密

薛尼·盧梅

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