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Herrmann, Bernard 1911-1975

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North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

129 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

158 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,094 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 )

101 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,008 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 François Truffaut( Visual )

50 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,528 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 J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

61 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Cady vient de passer huit ans en prison pour agression sexuelle. Il compte retrouver l'avocat qu'il tient pour responsable de sa condamnation : Sam Bowden. Serein et impassible, Max Cady l'avertit qu'il est venu pour se venger, que son châtiment sera terrible et qu'il n'épargnera ni sa femme, ni sa fille... (Source : jaquette)
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

85 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,229 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
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

113 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson, forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia, is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife, who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

34 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary (Michael Rennie) it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one woman and her son befriend him and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

98 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,504 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
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,118 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 )

33 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
The man in the gray flannel suit by Nunnally Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 823 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 Jules Verne( Visual )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 774 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
The Devil and Daniel Webster by Douglas Moore( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis : Jabez Stone es un laborioso granjero que intenta ganarse la vida honestamente. Sin embargo, una racha de mala suerte le impulsa a cometer lo inimaginable: hacer un trato con el mismísimo Demonio. A cambio de siete años de buena fortuna, Stone promete su alma al Señor Scratch. Cuando el atribulado granjero se da cuenta de su error, busca la ayuda de un hombre que puede salvarle. El legendario orador y político Daniel Webster. Elegantemente dirigida por William Dieterles, le da vida al clásico relato de Stephen Vincent Bent con inspiradas imágenes y una inolvidable banda sonora original, ganadora de un Oscar, a cargo de Bernard Hermann, así como una genuinamente diabólica actuación de Walter Huston en el papel de demonio
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Robert Guédiguian( Visual )

58 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous writer, recovering from injuries on east Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life
The 7th voyage of Sinbad by Nathan Juran( Visual )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Sinbad continue in this epic, featuring visual effects by Ray Harryhausen. Sinbad sets off for the mysterious island of Colossa where he hopes to obtain the egg of a "roc"--a fierce, giant, two- headed bird. Only this egg will free his beautiful Princess Parisa, who has been reduced tothe size of a man's thumb by the wicked magician, Sokurah
Jane Eyre by Bernard Herrmann( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Herrmann by Joshua Waletzky( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of Bernard Herrmann who created music for over 50 films. Features interviews with, among others, directors Martin Scorsese and Claude Chabrol, composers David Raksin and Elmer Bernstein, as well as home movies, archival photos and interviews with Herrmann himself
Feature film : a book by Douglas Gordon( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work concerned with Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 film, Vertigo, and with Bernard Hermann's original music written for the film. Sound disc contains Bernard Hermann's soundtrack
Professional advice for healthy, happy birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a comedy of manners develops into the seminal film in the horror-of-Armageddon sub-genre which grew out of the blending of horror and science fiction in the fifties. One category of the sub-genre is where the world is threatened with extinction by non-human, non-individualised creatures. Here they are birds assaulting an isolated family unit
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Taxi driver
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Bernard Herman

Bernard Hermann

Bernard Herrman

Bernard Herrmann Amerikaans componist (1911-1975)

Bernard Herrmann amerikansk komponist

Bernard Herrmann amerikansk kompositör

Bernard Herrmann amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Bernard Herrmann compositeur américain

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

Herrman, Bernard 1911-1975

Herrmann, Bernard

Herrmann, Bernhard

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הרמן, ברנרד 1911-1975

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Taxi driverFahrenheit 451Cape FearAlfred Hitchcock's To catch a thiefVertigoPsychoFeature film : a book