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Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

294 editions published between 1941 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,964 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
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

103 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

302 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-World War II Vienna sets the scene for this tense thriller about an American novelist who comes to Europe for what he thinks is the funeral of an old friend and finds himself entangled in a spiralling web of international intrigue
The third man by Graham Greene( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,735 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
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

71 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,685 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."
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

87 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

62 editions published between 1940 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 996 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
Duel in the sun by King Vidor( Visual )

45 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 946 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 )

95 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 902 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
Gaslight by Thorold Dickinson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 774 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
Since you went away by John Cromwell( Visual )

21 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in English and held by 651 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
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in English and held by 599 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
Hush ... hush, sweet Charlotte( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several dramatized short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural. All 39 episodes of the first season of the Emmy Award-winning murder-mystery series
Portrait of Jennie by William Dieterle( Visual )

26 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in English and French and held by 530 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a doubt( Visual )

19 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Charlie is a seemingly charming man visiting his relatives in their small and peaceful hometown. But when his namesake niece, "Young Charlie" suspects that he may in fact be the psychopathic Merry Widow killer, Uncle Charlie must plot the death of his favorite relation in order to remain one step ahead of the law in this murderous game of cat-and-mouse
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

42 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte was a Southern belle preparing to elope with her married lover-- until he was murdered. Now, 37 years later, she lives alone in her mansion, slowly going mad as she is haunted by the memory of the unsolved crime and tormented by the local townspeople who believe she killed him. But when her cousin comes to visit, the skeletons begin to tumble out of the closet-- and that's when the terror really begins
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 459 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
Brighty of the Grand Canyon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 451 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
 
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