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Landau, Martin 1928-

Works: 462 works in 977 publications in 6 languages and 30,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Interviews  Fiction  Personal narratives  Biography  Fairy tales  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Martin Landau
Frankenweenie( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life--with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor's fellow students, teachers and the entire town learn that getting a new "leash on life" can be monstrous"--Container
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense film in which a suave Madison Avenue ad executive is mistaken for a Federal intelligence man by foreign agents. When he is falsely implicated in a murder, he flees cross-country, followed by spies, counterspies, police, and a blonde Mata Hari who apparently is aiding the agents chasing him. The film ends with a mad scramble across the giant sculpted faces of Mount Rushmore
Ed Wood by Tim Burton( Visual )

57 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranger-than-fiction true story of the early career of Edward D. Wood, Jr., the undisputed worst movie director of all time. Wood was the auteur behind Glen or Glenda? and Plan 9 from outer space, and it is during the making of these two no-budget flicks that Wood is profiled
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
9 by Shane Acker( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rag doll 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone. It is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the newest member of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good. They must take the offensive if they are to survive and they will need to discover why the machines want to destroy them in the first place. The very future of civilization may depend on them
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amnesiac settles in a small town where he is mistaken for a long lost local hero
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature
The adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves and entanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony
Hollywood homicide by Ron Shelton( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran police detective Gavilan and his rookie partner Calden are no exception to the rule that in Hollywood, no one is really who they want to be. Between Gavilan's struggling real estate business and Calden's fledgling acting career and yoga instruction, they've got a major murder case to solve. With both Internal Affairs and their prime suspect on their tails, both have to infiltrate the dangerous world of the hip-hop recording industry
Tucker the man and his dream( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tucker, a dynamic engineer and enthusiastic showman, envisions the car of the future. Against mighty odds he manages to build a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three automobile manufacturers
The X-files by Rob Bowman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-files moves to the big screen, with Scully and Mulder hunting down a deadly virus which could destroy all life on earth
Rounders by David Levien( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man who is a reformed gambler returns to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks
They call me Mister Tibbs! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Virgil Tibbs has been assigned to solve the murder of a prostitute. His pal, a political-minded minister who is spearheading a referendum on community control, is suspected of the homicide and Tibbs is faced with the decision of whether or not to invesigate
Shanghai ghetto( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recalls the strange-but-true story of thousands of European Jews who were shut out of country after country while trying to escape Nazi persecution in the late 1930s. Left without options or entrance visas, a beacon of hope materialized for them on the other side of the world, and in the unlikeliest of places: Japanese-controlled Shanghai. Fleeing for their lives, these Jewish refugees journeyed to form a settlement in the exotic city, penniless and unprepared for their new life in the Far East"--Container
The twilight zone( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
The X-files fight the future( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrorist bomb destroys a building in Dallas, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are drawn into another dangerous conspiracy, this time with the assistance of a paranoid doctor. Together, they risk their careers and their lives to hunt down a deadly virus which may be exterrestrial in origin -- and could destroy all life on earth
Mission: impossible( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Impossible Missions Force" consists of a team of extraordinary spies who are experts in their fields: The Leader, The Tech Expert, The Muscle, The Master of Disguise and The Femme Fatale. Every day, this elite force risks failure, capture and death ... but nothing is more important than their mission
The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
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Landau, Martin 1931-

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