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Susskind, David 1920-1987

Overview
Works: 221 works in 425 publications in 5 languages and 13,349 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Televised performances  Filmed performances  Televised plays  Parodies, imitations, etc  Internet videos 
Roles: Producer, Host, Actor, Author, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

36 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in English and held by 3,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abbreviated television adaptation of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a middle-aged man's emotional turmoil
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight year old Alice Graham dreams of becoming a singer. Twenty seven years later she spends most of her life mediating between her sullen husband and their son Tom. When her husband is killed she decides to sell up and pursue a singing career. She finds herself forced to reassess her life, her relationship with Tom, and most of all her dependence on men
Mark Twain tonight! by Mark Twain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holbrook presents Mark Twain's writings on politics, the art of lying, religion, patriotism and slavery, showing that Twain's opinions are timeless
A moon for the misbegotten by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a towering performance, the late, great Jason Robards portrays a cynical, self-hating alcoholic actor based on O'Neill's elder brother, Jamie. The majestic Colleen Dewhurst plays the earthy, gruff daughter of his scheming Irish tenant farmer with whom the failed actor spends a soul-baring night of guilt-ridden confessions, tenderness, and absolution."--Container
Fort Apache, the Bronx by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policemen of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx face murders, riots, and drugs on the outside, and corruption and indifference on the inside
Buffalo Bill and the Indians : or, Sitting Bull's history lesson by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although Buffalo Bill has fought Indians and Civil War battles, nothing can prepare him for his newest challenge: show business! His 'Wild West Show' is hugely popular, but when he signs a former enemy, Sioux Chief Sitting Bull, for a featured role, a hysterical clash of cultures reverberates far beyond the boundaries of their sprawling outdoor theater. And the complications only multiply when the troupe discovers it must put on a special command performance--for none other than the President of the United States!"--Container
Acting Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone on stage, without props or costumes, distinguished and celebrated actor Ian McKellen performs some of Shakespeare's most striking monologues. From the tragic Macbeth to the charming Romeo and Juliet, McKellen demonstrates the incredible universality of Shakespeare's plays with wit and humor, offering a discourse on some of the greatest literary works of all time
Requiem for a heavyweight by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, is coerced by his manager into participating in staged wrestling matches
Back to back : two new comedies( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two one-act plays by John Mortimer. In The Dock brief an inept lawyer defends a man who is guilty of murder. In What shall we tell Caroline? a foul-tempered, but loving, husband seeks to shelter his wife and daughter from the realities of life
The Norman conquests by Alan Ayckbourn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions flare and tempers rise when three couples cross paths at a country house one weekend. It all begins with the arrival of Reg and his wife, Sarah. They've come to girve Reg's younger sister, Annie, a few days' break from caring for their bedridden mother. However, Annie confides that she's seeing someone, not Tom, the singe young vet who's pursuing her, but her borhter-in-law, Norman. Appalled, Sarah informs Norman's wife, Ruth, and all hell breaks loose
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda has just come back from her honeymoon, married to boring but reliable academic George Tesman. Refusing to tie herself down in life and name, Hedda is banking on George being appointed a professorship to secure a better life for the young couple. However, the arrival of cleaned up ex-lover Eilert threatens to destroy everything
Medea by Euripides( Visual )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-language production of the classic tragedy of a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves
The bunker( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin, before and during the battle for the city
Edge of the city by Martin Ritt( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and German and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you need a job Charlie Malik can find a spot for you in the dockside railyards. All he needs in return is that you show up on time, work hard, and kick back part of your pay. Two New York City longshoremen, Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter, and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader, join forces against a corrupt New York waterfront union official. The two share a bond that cuts across society's black/white divide
The human voice by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ingrid Bergman plays a middle-aged woman going through a psychological crisis as a love affair ends. French playwright Jean Cocteau's pioneering one-character drama unfolds in the form of an extended monologue -- a one-sided telephone conversation in which the woman tries to win back her lover despite her growing suspicion that he is calling from his young fiancée's home."--Container
Lovers and other strangers by Leonard Maltin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an upcoming wedding and the families of the bride and groom
 
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Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman
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Arthur Miller's Death of a salesmanAlice Doesn't Live Here AnymoreFort Apache, the BronxActing ShakespeareThe bunkerEdge of the cityLovers and other strangers
Alternative Names
David Susskind Amerikaans filmproducent (1920-1987)

David Susskind producteur de cinéma américain

David Susskind produttore cinematografico statunitense

Сасскинд, Дэвид

Languages
English (195)

French (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)