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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 467 works in 1,197 publications in 6 languages and 38,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Children's films  Made-for-TV movies  Caper films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Other, Singer, 591, Recipient, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,376 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 by Arthur Miller( Visual )

68 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,898 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 )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,815 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 )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

49 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,003 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
Dick Tracy by Warren Beatty( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 946 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
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages 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 )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 865 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 Joel Coen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 748 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
To be or not to be by Alan Johnson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two actors, Frederick and Anna Bronski, get caught up in Germany's invasion of Poland, a leaking of top secret information and an incredible plot to thwart the Nazis
The best little whorehouse in Texas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 658 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 land before time IV : journey through the mists by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit a sly new villian to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
The land before time( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 581 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 grows...in 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 voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 574 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 559 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 Final countdown( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S.S. Nimitz is America's mightiest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. It is out on maneuvers in the Pacific Ocean. Suddenly, a freak electrical storm engulfs the ship and triggers the impossible and the Numitz is hurtled back in time to December 6, 1941, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. As the enemy fleet speeds toward Hawaii, the Nimitz's captain, a defense department expert, a maverick Air Wing Commander, and a desperate senator in the Roosevelt administration must choose between the unthinkable. Allow the Japanese to attack or launch a massive counterstrike that will forever change the course of history
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being separated from her siamese twin Dominique, Danielle develops Instant Multiple-Personality Disorder to help her cope with the death of her twin. One of her personalities is accused of murder, and the investigator, who happened to see the crime, finds herself bound to Danielle by what they share
North Dallas forty( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts an aging pro football player who, through a woman he meets, is drawn away from the masculine, violent world in which he has lived so long. In doing so, he finds himself at odds with the team's management
 
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Çarlz Dörninq

Carolus Durning

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Durham, Charles 1923-2012

Durnham, Charles 1923-2012

Durning, Chuck 1923-2012

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Чарльз Дёрнинг

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