Curtis, Tony 1925-2010
Most widely held works about Tony Curtis
Most widely held works by Tony Curtis
Some like it hot ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,261 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
Spartacus ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,243 libraries worldwide
Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.
American prince : a memoir by Tony Curtis ( Book )
44 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
The legendary actor chronicles his odyssey from hard-knock childhood as the son of immigrant parents to Hollywood success, detailing his days as a tinseltown playboy, the film industry during Hollywood's Golden Era, and his life as an artist at the age of eighty.
Tony Curtis : the autobiography by Tony Curtis ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
The motion picture actor's memoir of his life, rise to the top of his profession, and insiders look at Hollywood and its stars.
Sweet smell of success ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 900 libraries worldwide
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container.
Some like it hot ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 892 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidently witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
Operation petticoat ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and French and held by 848 libraries worldwide
World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses.
The celluloid closet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist cinema of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen.
The Vikings ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 632 libraries worldwide
It is the Middle Ages, and nothing is more feared in England than Viking warriors. In one of many raids, Viking leader Ragnar kills the English king and forces himself on the Queen. With the King dead, his brother takes the thrown but unknown to anyone but a trusted servant, the Queen is now with child. In order to protect the boy, he is sent away to be raised in safety away from the new King. Twenty years later, the Vikings under are still raiding England and they now have an Englishman, Egbert, making maps of the English coast for them. Ragnar has a son, Einar, a lusty warrior who takes what he wants when he wants it. They also have a slave, Eric, taken prisoner as an infant. Egbert realizes from a necklace Eric wears that he is the son of the Queen and is Einar's half-brother. When they kidnap Morgana, a Welsh beauty and the English King's betrothed, the stage is set for an inevitable clash between the half-brothers and with the reigning English King.
The defiant ones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility.
The great race ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and German and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris.
The Count of Monte Cristo ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Edmond Dantes, unjustly imprisoned on the eve of his wedding by a rival suitor and his accomplices, escapes after 14 years, uncovers the hidden Monte Cristo treasure described a fellow prisoner, and, as the mysterious count, exacts his revenge.
Sweet smell of success ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Film about a popular and powerful newspaper columnist and a slimy press agent in New York. The columnist is obsessed with dominating the city, his readers and his lovely young sister.
The Defiant ones ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Two convicts, one white, one black, escape from a chain gang still shackled together. As they flee an armed posse, they are hindered by their mutual mistrust.
The mirror crack'd ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple tackles an assembly of suspects in a homicide on the set of an American extravaganza being filmed in England.
Some like it hot ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Set during Prohibition, two men, sought by the mob, disguise themselves as girls and join a female jazz band. When they fall in love complications naturallly ensue, which makes for a crazy comedy.
Insignificance ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Four unnamed people who look and sound a lot like Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Joseph McCarthy converge in one New York City hotel room for a compelling, visually inventive adaptation of Terry Johnson's play. With a combination of whimsy and dread, director Nicolas Roeg creates a fun-house-mirror picture of cold war America that questions the nature of celebrity and plays on a society's simmering nuclear fears.
The making of Some like it hot : my memories of Marilyn Monroe and the classic American movie by Tony Curtis ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A Special Memoir for a Special Moment in Hollywood History ... Some Like It Hot occupies a unique place in American culture. This beloved classic. showcases five comic geniuses: Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, I.A.L. Diamond, Billy Wilder, . and Marilyn Monroe. It has been honored by the American Film Institute as the "Funniest Film of All Time". It has contributed quotes, styles, and stories to film lore. Yet the full story of its making has never been tolduntil now.
Blake Edwards' The great race ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
The villainous Prof. Fate has sworn to beat the noble and dashing Great Leslie in a turn-of-the-century, no-holds-barred automobile race from New York to Paris. Then, to add an extra touch of mischief to the mayhem, there is an unthinkable late-minute entry -- a woman! From the Statue of Liberty, through the great plains of the Wild West, over the Bering Sea, and across the frozen face of Siberia, its high-level high jinks as the dastardly Prof. Fate and his bungling sidekick Max try to foil the incorruptible Lesie.
The Boston strangler ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the man who terrorized Boston for a year and a half.
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Curtis, Anthony, 1925-
Curtis, Anthony, 1925-2010
Curtis, James, 1925-2010
Schwartz, Bernard, 1925-
Schwartz, Bernard, 1925-2010
Schwarz, Bernard, 1925-2010
Tony Curtis lived1925
Schwartz, Bernard 1925-2010
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