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Schlesinger, John 1926-2003

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Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )
112 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence
Marathon man by John Schlesinger( Visual )
58 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,212 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
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Visual )
45 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,155 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
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )
48 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between lovers of different sexes, a Jewish gentleman doctor and a lady executive
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )
57 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 627 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 )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 610 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 John Schlesinger( Visual )
43 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 606 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 )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 513 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
Pacific Heights ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 509 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 by John Schlesinger( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 469 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
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The tales of Hoffmann) by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in French and English and held by 453 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 )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 377 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
Yanks by John Schlesinger( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 291 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 )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 214 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 177 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 by John Schlesinger( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 125 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
Der Rosenkavalier a comedy for music ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An opera in 3 acts by Richard Strauss. Poignantly blends a story of innocent youthful love and sophisticated eighteenth century Viennese high and low life. Sung in German with English subtitles
A kind of loving by Stan Barstow( Visual )
31 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Vic and Ingrid marry when she becomes pregnant. They both find out their mistake as they painfully try to adjust to each other, and they try to find 'a kind of loving'
 
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Schlesinger, John Richard
Schlesinger, John Richard 1926-2003
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English (530)
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French (17)
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Spanish (13)
Italian (11)
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