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Herrmann, Bernard 1911-1975

Works: 1,412 works in 3,262 publications in 9 languages and 50,022 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Film noir  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery 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
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

107 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,509 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
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

29 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 3,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
Taxi driver by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

84 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,955 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 2,482 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 )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil convict (Robert Mitchum) turns up to take revenge on the lawyer (Gregory Peck) who sent him to prison for eight years. Oblique threats to his family cause the lawyer to set a trap, using his wife and daughter for bait, on a houseboat on a lonely stretch of the Cape Fear River. A suspense thriller and film noir in the tradition of Alfred Hitchcock
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,897 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 )

59 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled detective with a fear of heights is hired by a wealthy man to follow his beautiful wife who apparently is possessed by the spirit of her great-grandmother. Falling in love with her, he becomes entangled in a complex plot during which she falls to her death. A year later, he meets her double and his obsession begins. This release includes the 1997 documentary Obsessed with 'Vertigo': new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece / AMC original production; directed and produced by Harrison Engle
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

50 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impoverished young widow moves into a seaside cottage with her young daughter and befriends the former owner, the ghost of a salty sea captain
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,041 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 who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 928 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 )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 869 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 813 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 )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daring scientist leads an expedition into the interior of the Earth, where fierce dinosaurs and an intelligent reptilian race battle a primitive human civilization
Jane Eyre by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and French and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orson Welles displays enigmatic charisma as Rochester, the widower who takes in Jane as a governess to his daughter. Elizabeth Taylor has a small role as Jane's unlucky friend at a boarding school
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 693 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 )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 664 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 7th voyage of Sinbad by Nathan Juran( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinbad sets out for the mysterious island of Colossa where he hopes to obtain the egg of a roc, a fierce giant bird. An evil magician has reduced the Princess Parisa to the size of a man's thumb and the egg will help restore her to normal size. However, Sinbad, Parisa and a magic genie must defeat a variety of fierce creatures, before Parisa can be restored to normal
Ernest Hemingway's the snows of Kilimanjaro by Henri King( Visual )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Injured on a hunting trip in Africa, a writer reflects on the compromises in his life in a series of flash-backs
The film scores Filmmusik = La musique de film by Bernard Herrmann( Recording )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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 Harry