WorldCat Identities

Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Overview
Works: 615 works in 2,102 publications in 9 languages and 32,326 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film noir  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Biography  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Scenarist, Speaker, Creator, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joseph Cotten
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

189 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,255 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
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

210 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

71 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

67 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beguiling murderer charms his unsuspecting family, but soon his niece and namesake begins to suspect her uncle is hiding a terrible secret
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is New York City, the year is 2022 and the city is teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a synthetic greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. Police officer Thorn investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, and comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of their supposedly plankton-based product "Soylent Green."
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Bette Davis( Visual )

33 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

71 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the decline of an aristocratic Midwestern family as the industrial 20th century begins
Duel in the sun by King Vidor( Visual )

35 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons
Niagara by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

63 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the quaint motel overlooking the famed falls seems like the perfect honeymoon retreat, in fact, it's where the young and beautiful Rose Loomis plans to kill her husband George
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Since you went away by John Cromwell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Harvard graduate, turned federal Marshal in Wyoming, learns of a government sanctioned plot by cattle barons to kill the area's European settlers for their land. The resulting battle is based on the Johnson County War of 1892
Brighty of the Grand Canyon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the adventures and misadventures of a boy, a lovable old miner, and a free-spirited wild, shaggy donkey
Portrait of Jennie by William Dieterle( Visual )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist meets a schoolgirl in Central Park who has a mysterious air about her. What follows is an unforgettable love story
Under Capricorn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Australia in 1830, an English immigrant stays with his cousin Heneritta and her cruel husband, setting a triangle to explode and reveal a strange crime
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
20 great westerns heroes & bandits( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
Heaven's gate by Michael Cimino( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawman and a hitman are in love with the same woman. All three are caught up in a devastating class war, when ruthless ranchers decide to kill off the starving immigrants who have been stealing their cattle. The story is based on a real range war in the 1890s in Johnson County, Wyoming
 
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Cheshire Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Cotten, Joseph

Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Cotten, Joseph Cheshire 1905-1994

Cotton, Joseph 1905-1994

Cozef Kotten

Joseph Cotten acteur américain

Joseph Cotten Amerikaans acteur

Joseph Cotten amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Joseph Cotten attore statunitense

Joseph Cotten US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Джозеф Коттен

Коттен, Джозеф

Ջոզեֆ Քոթեն

ג'וזף קוטן

جوزف کاتن

ジョゼフ・コットン

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The third manShadow of a doubtThe magnificent AmbersonsSince you went awayMichael Cimino's Heaven's gatePortrait of JennieLaid back in Hollywood : remembering