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Susskind, David 1920-1987

Overview
Works: 216 works in 404 publications in 3 languages and 13,006 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Televised performances  Internet videos  Educational films  Made-for-TV movies  Parodies, imitations, etc  Filmed performances 
Roles: Producer, Host, Actor, Author, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by David Susskind
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 3,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film on 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 a means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda, a faded Southern belle, abandoned wife, and dominating mother, hopes to match her daughter Laura with an eligible "gentleman caller" while her son Tom supports the family. Laura, lame and painfully shy, evades her mother's schemes and reality by retreating to the make-believe world of her glass animal collection. Tom eventually leaves home to become a writer but is forever haunted by the memory of Laura
Mark Twain tonight! by Mark Twain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 540 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 )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 495 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 408 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
Acting Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Ian McKellen performs scenes from Shakespeare's plays and reads selections from the sonnets, with supporting lecture material on the linguistic and cultural background of Shakespeare's work and on dramatic technique
Back to back : two new comedies( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 295 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 )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 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 give 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 single young vet who's pursuing her, but her brother-in-law, Norman. Appalled, Sarah informs Norman's wife, Ruth, and all hell breaks loose. Ayckbourn's trilogy tells the same weekend story from three different vantage points in the house and garden, and can be watched in any order
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 274 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
Medea by Luigi Cherubini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-language production of the classic tragedy of a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves
Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 263 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
Edge of the city by Martin Ritt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and German and held by 196 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 )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 185 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 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Henderson and Mike Vecchio have been secretly cohabiting for over a year. Despite Mike's fears that marriage will spoil their romance, they decide to wed. What they do not expect are the multitude of side effects their blissful decision will have on their family and friends
Ages of man( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performing Shakespeare's legendary monologues and sonnets, one of the most accomplished actors of all time presents his acclaimed one-man tour de force in this unforgettable live broadcast
 
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Death of a Salesman
Alternative Names
David Susskind Amerikaans filmproducent (1920-1987)

David Susskind producteur de cinéma américain

David Susskind produttore cinematografico statunitense

Сасскинд, Дэвид

Languages
English (155)

French (2)

German (1)

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Death of a SalesmanFort Apache, the BronxActing ShakespeareEdge of the cityLovers and other strangers