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Curtis, Tony 1925-2010

Works: 488 works in 1,393 publications in 7 languages and 28,001 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Humor  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Costume designer, Interviewee, Narrator, Creator, Artist, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Some like it hot by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
210 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,720 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 )
59 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,348 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 )
32 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,095 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
Operation petticoat by Blake Edwards ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,059 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 great race ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
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
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 by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 755 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 Count of Monte Cristo by David Greene ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 507 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 mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 489 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 )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 481 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 Boston strangler by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 327 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 318 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 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 306 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 )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 297 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 295 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 )
20 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful Cossack chieftain has bitter disagreements with his rebellious son
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 267 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 )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 260 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
Captain Newman, M.D ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1944 stateside at a hospital, this film is a realistic look at life and love inside a stateside military hospital's psychiatric ward during World War II
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Audience level: 0.20 (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, Bernard 1925-2010 Wirklicher Name
Schwartz, Bernie
Schwarz, Bernard, 1925-
Schwarz, Bernard, 1925-2010
Tony Curtis
English (495)
German (53)
Spanish (49)
French (27)
Multiple languages (16)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)