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Curtis, Tony 1925-2010

Works: 572 works in 1,451 publications in 6 languages and 28,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Host, Interviewee, Costume designer, Creator, Narrator, Artist, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tony Curtis
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Most widely held works by Tony Curtis
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )
132 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )
62 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,335 WorldCat member 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
Sweet smell of success by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )
39 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,668 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 )
29 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,084 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 )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,062 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
The great race ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( Visual )
27 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member 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 celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the depiction of gay and lesbian characters in popular films, showing how the movies reflect and define public attitudes to homosexuality. 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. Provides anecdotes from actors, writers and filmmakers regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen
Insignificance by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 497 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
The mirror crack'd ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 494 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
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Clive Andrews, Anthony Donner( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passinately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
The Count of Monte Cristo by David Greene( Visual )
14 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 472 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
The Boston strangler by Richard Fleischer( Visual )
17 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered 13 women
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 315 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
Sex and the single girl by Richard Quine( Visual )
8 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 309 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
Angel and the badman John Wayne on film ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angel and the badman: A notorious gunslinger learns the ways of peace from a beautiful Quaker girl
The making of Some like it hot : my memories of Marilyn Monroe and the classic American movie by Tony Curtis( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member 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
Taras Bulba by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )
21 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Ukraine of the 16th century, a powerful Cossack chieftain is determined to regain his land from treacherous Polish invaders. Despite bitter dissension in the ranks, he is soon leading his soldiers into savage warfare. But further conflict erupts when his headstrong son, Andrei, falls deeply in love with a Polish girl. Spectacular battle scenes highlight the nonstop action, arriving at a shattering climax in which father and son must ultimately confront the rift between them
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 272 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
The Bad News Bears go to Japan by Tony Curtis( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third film in the series, the story contiunes as the Bad News Bears are spirited off to Tokyo by Marvin Lazar, a slick and sleazy con artist who sees in the team a perfect peg for a get-rich-quick scheme. The strikeout-prone Bears are pitted against a murderously skillful Japanese junior baseball team
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.10 for An afterno ... to 1.00 for Sidney Poi ...)
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Alternative Names
Curtis, Anthony 1925-
Curtis, Anthony 1925-2010
Curtis, James 1925-2010
Curtis, Tony
Schwartz, Bernard, 1925-
Schwartz, Bernard 1925-2010
Schwartz, Bernie
Schwarz, Bernard, 1925-
Schwarz, Bernard 1925-2010
Tony Curtis
English (505)
French (11)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (9)
German (5)
Chinese (1)