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Cronyn, Hume

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Most widely held works by Hume Cronyn
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

38 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,677 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
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

37 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by a real-life murder case ... two friends ... strangle a classmate for intellectual thrills and then proceed to throw a party for the victim's family and friends--with the body stuffed inside the trunk they use for a buffet table. As the killers turn the conversation to committing the "perfect murder", their former teacher ... becomes increasingly suspicious that his students have turned his intellectual theories into brutal reality"--Container
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
Lifeboat by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

33 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German submarine that sank their ship
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
*Batteries not included by Matthew Robbins( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs to a tenement to get rid of the last five tenants. The five are visited by tiny visitors from outer space who turn the tide with magical powers
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

24 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
To dance with the white dog by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoted old couple are separated when the wife dies. The husband struggles to cope with his loneliness and failing health, but his spirit is fading when a mysterious white dog appears and reawakens his joy of life
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences
Foxfire : includes behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Foxfire"( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her son asks her to move to the city, an elderly woman is torn between his wishes and her many memories of sharing country life with her late husband
Brute force by Jules Dassin( Visual )

34 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
Marvin's room by Jerry Zaks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family takes a journey of self-discovery and reconciliation and learns to reach out to one another
The parallax view by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

44 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Beatty is a news reporter who, along with seven others, witnesses the assassination of a political candidate. When the other seven die in "accidents", the newsman begins to doubt the official position: that a lone madman was responsible for the crime
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staged in rehearsal room and modern dress conditions, this is Richard Burton's performance as Hamlet. This play opened on Broadway April 9, 1964. This recording is not derived from a film, but from an attempt to simply record the stage show for one cinematic showing by placing cameras in the stalls during an actual performance
People will talk by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relations with Mr. Shunderson
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loaded with twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night, view this storyteller's classic tales with some of the biggest names in showbiz
Phantom of the Opera by Arthur Lubin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spectacular retelling of Gaston Leroux's immortal horror tale stars Claude Rains as the masked phantom of the Paris opera house -- a crazed composer who schemes to make a beautiful young soprano (Susanna Foster) the star of the opera company and wreak revenge on those who stole his music. Nelson Eddy, the heroic baritone, tries to win the affections of Foster as he tracks down the disfigured "monster" who has begun murdering those who resist his mad demands. This lavish production remains a masterpiece not only of the genre, but for all time. - Container
A separate peace by Peter Yates( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II rages overseas, the prestigious Devon prep school holds a summer session for boys trying to graduate before they are drafted. Among the students are two unlikely new roommates - Gene, a quiet, introspective bookworm; and Finny, a carefree and wildly popular athlete. Charmed by Finny, Gene joins him for a series of exciting escapades. But when Gene's grades decline, he suspects that Finny secretly wants him to fail. Fueled by anger and envy, Gene and Finny's relationship reaches a breaking point - exploding in a stunning dramatic moment that changes their lives forever
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
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Shadow of a doubt
Shadow of a doubtRopeThe pelican briefThe postman always rings twice*Batteries not includedTo dance with the white dogAlfred Hitchcock presents
Alternative Names
Blake, Hume

Cronyn, Hume 1911-

Cronyn, Hume Blake 1911-2003

Hume Cronyn actor

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Hume Cronyn Amerikaans acteur

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Кронин, Хьюм

Хьюм Кронин

هیوم کرونین

هیوم کرونین بازیگر آمریکایی

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