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Curtis, Tony 1925-2010

Works: 778 works in 2,355 publications in 7 languages and 29,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  Historical films  Biographical films  Biographies  Musical films  Autobiographies 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Host, Other, Editor, Interviewee, Producer, Costume designer, Creator, Artist, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

155 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 4,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic tale of the bold gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions. Set against the background of Imperial Rome at the height of its glory, Spartacus is an inspirational true account of the eternal struggle for freedom that combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment
Sweet Smell of Success by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

51 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

43 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,077 WorldCat member 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 defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

54 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member 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
Spartacus( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized account of the slave uprising led by laborer-turned-gladiator Spartacus, against the combined forces of the late Roman Republic. After escaping from a gladiator training ground, Spartacus convinces his fellow escapees to join him in an attempt to free all Roman slaves, and becomes the head of a massive revolt that threatens to overwhelm the power of Rome
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

44 editions published between 1958 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of the loves and lusts of the fierce Norse raiders who pillaged Britain over a thousand years ago
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Celluloid Closet" is a fascinating look at human sexuality and identity in the twentieth century, seen through the images of the cinema. The subtext of more than 100 Hollywood movies (from "Spartacus" to "Thelma and Louise") is examined, with the directors charting the cinematic journey of lesbian and gay stereotypes through the first century of motion pictures. Film clips are featured alongside interviews with actors, producers and directors, among them Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Susan Sarandon
The great race by Blake Edwards( Visual )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
The mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple tackles an assembly of suspects in a homicide on the set of an American extravaganza being filmed in England
Insignificance by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member 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
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2020 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
The Boston Strangler by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

29 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the man who terrorized Boston for a year and a half
Sex and the single girl by Richard Quine( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snoopy tabloid magazine editor Bob Weston wants to know if author Helen Gurley Brown based her book on, as he believes, personal research. He tries to parley an interview with the author who made headlines and sales. So he decides to get very personal to find out for himself
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 347 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A barbaric Broadway gossip columnist ropes an unprincipled press agent into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penetrating glimpse at big studio politics in the early days of Hollywood; a spectacular translation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's notorious novel
Angel and the badman ; John Wayne on film( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne on film: Documentary film about John Wayne's legendary film career
The list of Adrian Messenger by John Huston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The potential heirs to a family fortune are being killed off, and George C. Scott must find the killer in time to save the young grandson
Trapeze by Carol Reed( Visual )

41 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in English and French and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle develops between an injured trapeze artist, his student, and a circus tumbler
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SpartacusSweet Smell of SuccessOperation PetticoatSpartacusThe great raceSex and the single girlThe Count of Monte CristoThe list of Adrian Messenger
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