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Schlesinger, John 1926-2003

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Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

111 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas "cowboy" takes a bus to New York in search of lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services, but spends a hard winter helping a con man
Far from the madding crowd by John Schlesinger( Visual )

54 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

61 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Flora Poste (Beckinsale) went off to find out about the real world, she had no idea it could smell quite so bad. Left a high society orphan with only a meagre inheritance, Flora seeks some help from whatever family she has left. When the Starkadders from Cold Comfort Farm respond to her letter for help, Flora thinks that living with this odd little family will be the source of inspiration for her to write "the best novel" since Jane Austen's Persuasion
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )

39 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between loves of different sexes, a Jewish doctor and a lady executive
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned young man and his drug dealing friend, under the code names "Falcon" and 'Snowman" commit a brazen act of espionage, by selling some of America's most sensitive secrets to the KGB
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

58 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( Visual )

32 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive young set designer seeks work in Tinseltown and falls in love with a wannabe actress who lives with her alcoholic father, a former vaudevillian entertainer
Darling by Christine Carrière( Visual )

45 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs-- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness. This is a slashing social satire and a devastating spoof of the television-advertising age
Eye for an eye by John Schlesinger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen McCann's orderly life is shattered when a stranger breaks into her home and murders her 17-year-old daughter. But shock and grief turn into rage and disbelief when the killer is released on a legal technicality. When he commits another murder--and is set free once again-- Karen is determined to make him pay for his crimes. Alienating her husband and her friends, Karen quietly and methodically devises a deadly plan for retribution
Les contes d'Hoffmann = The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in French and English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoffmann's three love affairs provide the stories for each act. In the first he loves Olympia, a doll; in the second Antonia, a consumptive; and in the third Giulietta, a beautiful courtesan. Each of Hoffmann's affairs is destroyed by an evil genius appearing under various guises
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavian loves the much older and married Marschallin. When the Marschallin's cousin, Baron Ochs, needs a go-between to send a gift to his young fiancee, he asks Octavian and the results prove to be life changing for all
Pacific Heights( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological thriller about two homeowners battling a pathological tenant. Protected by complex eviction laws, this sadistic schemer soon has the couple fighting to save their home and then their lives
The next best thing( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and her gay male friend have a child, but their unconventional family is put to the test when she meets her dream man
Yanks by John Schlesinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and German and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautifully filmed drama follows three American soldiers stationed in England during WWII and the relationships that they form with three local women: Jean, Helen, and Mollie. The relationships that blossom would affect their lives forever
Madame Sousatzka by John Schlesinger( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a run-down London boarding house, an eccentric and endearing piano instructor teaches gifted students both how to play and how to live. She also has lessons to learn herself
The believers by John Schlesinger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widower and his son move to New York City and become involved with a cultish religion which believes in the sacrifice of children
The innocent( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dangerous espionage mission turns deadly when an aggressive CIA agent discovers that his young partner has become involved with a mysterious seductress
The Alan Bennett collection by Alan Bennett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven episodes of the television miniseries
Un ballo in maschera = Ein Maskenball : Oper in drei Akten by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Italian and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, loyalty and political conspiracy are the three pillars of this drama
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Far from the madding crowd
Alternative Names
Con Şlezinger

John Schlesinger anglický režisér a herec

John Schlesinger britischer Regisseur

John Schlesinger Brits filmregisseur

John Schlesinger director de cine británico

John Schlesinger réalisateur britannique

John Schlesinger regista britannico

John Schlesinger reżyser brytyjski

Schlesinger, John Richard

Schlesinger, John Richard 1926-2003

Τζον Σλέσιντζερ

Джон Шлезинджър

Джон Шлезінгер

Шлезингер, Джон

Џон Шлезингер

ג'ון שלזינגר

جان شلزینجر کارگردان بریتانیایی

ჯონ შლეზინგერი

슐레진저, 존 1926-

존 슐레진저



Cold Comfort FarmThe falcon and the snowmanBilly LiarThe day of the locustDarlingLes contes d'Hoffmann = The tales of HoffmannThe next best thingThe believers