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Herrmann, Bernard 1911-1975

Works: 1,307 works in 3,213 publications in 9 languages and 51,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  History  Science fiction films  Film noir  Spy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Performer, Consultant, Musician, Actor, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Speaker, Director, Narrator, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bernard Herrmann
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 3,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

109 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
Taxi driver by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

90 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out
Fahrenheit 451 by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future when books are banned and destroyed by the government, a fireman in charge of the burning becomes involved with a schoolteacher who flaunts the law by collecting and reading books
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a six-year jail sentence for a sadistic sex crime, Max Cady (Mitchum) arrives in a small Southern town to seek revenge on the man responsible for his conviction, Sam Bowden. He begins stalking and harassing Bowden's wife and daughter. As his campaign of terror increases Bowden devises a plan to entrap him. While Mitchum's twisted preacher in 'The Night of the Hunter' is a more complex and subtly created character, his swaggering presence in this film has a menacing authority. A psychological thriller that, like Hitchcock's 'Shadow of a Doubt', takes the subject of the nuclear family threatened by dark and violent outside forces to comment on the neo-liberal idealism of the 50s and 60s
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A spacecraft lands in Washington, D.C.and an alien emerges, flanked by a menacing robor with destructive capabilities far beyond their imagination. Rebuffed in his efforts to meet the world's leaders and to warn them of the earth's impending doom, the alien, Klaatu, takes to the streets. Klaatu's plea for peace is embraced by a pretty young woman and an eminent scientist but the rest of humanity reacts with mistrust, fear and violence. With time running out, Klaatu is forced to demonstrate his aewsome powers in a mind-boggling display, teaching all of mankind a lesson for the ages"--Container
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

56 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottie Ferguson, a recently retired San Francisco police detective, is hired to shadow a rich shipbuilder 's tragically suicidal wife, Madeleine Elster. After he saves her from drowning in the San Francisco Bay, Scottie's interest in the beautiful but icy blonde shifts from business to romance. But when tragedy strikes again, Scottie must overcome the vertigo that haunts his dreams in order to unravel the secrets of the past and find the key to his future
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

52 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, a young widow moves with her daughter into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Hitchcock film based on a true story. A nightclub musician is falsely accused of a robbery, an accusation that ruins his life
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London
Marnie by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marnie is a compulsive thief who attempts to rob her boss, Mark Rutland, but instead ends up marrying him. Her obsessive behavior continues, but when she is pushed to the edge, her groom urges her to confront the past in this psychological thriller
The man in the gray flannel suit by Nunnally Johnson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran of World War II, still haunted by memories of the war, gets a job in a public relations firm. He attracts the attention the firm's lonely CEO, and his career takes off. But his marriage suffers. Finally he must choose between career and family
Journey to the center of the earth by Henry Levin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story centers on a subterranean expedition led by Professor Sir Oliver Lindenbrook down into the earth's labyrinthine, threat-laden core
Jane Eyre by Orson Welles( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and French and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and French and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible
The Devil and Daniel Webster by William Dieterle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
The film scores Filmmusik = La musique de film by Bernard Herrmann( )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 7th voyage of Sinbad by Nathan Juran( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's an incredible cinematic adventure as the legendary Sinbad sets off on a dangerous journey to the mysterious Island of Colossus. His quest is to break the spell cast over his beloved princess by a diabolical magician. But before he can save her, Sinbad must battle an awesome collection of mythical monsters -- the man-eating Cyclops, a saber-wielding skeleton, a ferocious two-headed bird called the Toc and a fire-breathing dragon." -- Container
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and German and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
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Bernard Herman

Bernard Hermann

Bernard Herrman

Bernard Herrmann amerikansk komponist

Bernard Herrmann amerikansk kompositr

Bernard Herrmann amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Bernard Herrmann compositeur amricain

Bernard Herrmann compositor estadounidense

Bernard Herrmann compositore e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Bernard Herrmann US-amerikanischer Komponist

Herman, Bernard 1911-1975

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Hermann Bernard 1911-1975

Hermann, Bernard musicien

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Herrmann, Bernhard

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Taxi driverFahrenheit 451Cape FearVertigoPsychoThe man who knew too muchMarnieAlfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryAlfred Hitchcock's Psycho