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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Works: 451 works in 1,071 publications in 4 languages and 37,605 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Children's films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Singer, 591, Costume designer, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Charles Durning
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1932 and a money runner is carrying the week's take -- $11,000 -- from an illegal gambling outfit in Joliet, Illinois, to the main office. On the way, three men con him out of the take. Mob boss Doyle Lonnegan discovers who pulled the job, and exacts revenge by having one of the con men, Luther Coleman thrown from a window. Lonnegan also orders a hit on Luther's partner, Johnny Hooker. To escape Lonnegan's wrath, Hooker goes to Chicago, to meet an old friend of Luther's, Henry Gondorff. To avenge Luther's death, they set up an elaborate plan -- a "long con"--To swindle an enormous sum out of Lonnegan so neatly that he won't even realize he's been conned
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog share the limelight in Kermit's search for fame and fortune in Hollywood
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events that took place one hot August afternoon in 1972, the movie recreates the incredible circumstances surrounding an ill-fated Brooklyn bank robbery attempt
Dick Tracy by Warren Beatty( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Dick Tracy battles Big Boy Caprice, whose lady, Breathless Mahoney wants Tracy for herself. He steps into a crime war, while Tess Trueheart waits for him
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
State and Main( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action
I.Q( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the world knows about Einstein the scientific genius. But what about Einstein the matchmaker? I.Q. puts this fanciful notion to the test and comes up with winning results in this fun, warm-hearted romantic comedy
The Hudsucker proxy by Ethan Coen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
The land before time IV journey through the mists( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit sly new villains to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and French and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy film of wartime Poland about an acting troupe which becomes involved in international affairs
The best little whorehouse in Texas by Colin Higgins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff and a proprietress join together not only in romance, but to fight a big city TV crusader in his efforts to expose the Chicken Ranch to public scandal, and thus close it down
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells the story of the revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, in which Africans abducted from Sierra Leone in violation of international law took over the ship on which they were held, only to end up in the American court system. They took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way. Based on court documents and transcripts, letters written by the Africans and their lawyers, newspaper articles, and testimony from present-day scholars
Local color( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
The land before time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky, Petrie and shy newcomer Ali on their most exciting adventure ever! it's an all-new, song-filled, animated classic in the continuing story of The Land Before Time®. A herd of migrating Longnecks has important news of weather changes in the regions beyond the Great Valley. What was once dry land has become 'The Land of Mists.' Strange new creatures have begun to appear in these rainy marshes, while still others have moved into the high trees from which the Longnecks used to feed. Fortunately, the Great Valley is as beautiful as ever. There's no need to brave the wetlands - until Littlefoot's Grandpa becomes ill. His one hope is to eat the healing petals of a golden Night Flower that only the Land of Mists! Now it's up to Littlefoot and his prehistoric pals to explore the swamps, outwit sly new villains and find the Night Flowers in time to save grandpa. Along the way, the kids will learn some loving lessons about teamwork, cooperation and most of all: it's great to have friends of all ids, in all shapes and sizes. Sparkling with delightful songs, dazzling animation and a heartwarming story, The Land Before TIme®: Journey Through The Mists celebrates the power of embracing the differences that make each of us truly special!"--Back Cover
The Final countdown( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an electrical storm transports the nuclear-powered U.S.S. Nimitz back in time, hours before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the crew must decide between allowing the attack to take place and preventing it, which would forever change history
The man with one red shoe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, D.C. wearing one red shoe? While Drew doesn't know why he's being shot at, mugged, chased and seduced, Maddy Drove spends her time trying to save him from her own employer, Copper and Ross
Mrs. Santa Claus by Terry Hughes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Santa Claus' contributions seem to go unappreciated until she takes the sleigh to check out a new route and has to make an emergency landing in New York City, leaving Santa and his elves lost without her
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arlz Drninq

Carolus Durning

Charles Durning acteur amricain

Charles Durning Amerikaans acteur

Charles Durning amerikansk skdespelare

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Charles Durning amerikansk skuespiller

Charles Durning amerykański aktor

Charles Durning attore statunitense

Charles Durning US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Durham, Charles 1923-2012

Durnham, Charles 1923-2012

Durning, Chuck 1923-2012

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English (232)

German (8)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

The stingDog day afternoonDick TracyI.QThe land before time IV journey through the mistsThe best little whorehouse in TexasThe land before time