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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 365 works in 1,189 publications in 5 languages and 38,074 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Detective and mystery films  Children's films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Author, Costume designer, 591, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,389 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 )

81 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,055 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 )

38 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,795 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 )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young con man teams up with a seasoned con man to win money from a criminal banker in 1930s Chicago
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

54 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,952 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
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog share the limelight in Kermit's search for fame and fortune in Hollywood
Home for the holidays by André Rieu( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,002 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 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 896 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 )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 864 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 )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 746 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 Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while he's on stage. This becomes a source of depression for him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape
The best little whorehouse in Texas by Carol Hall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 657 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
Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ichabod Crane, the superstitious new schoolmaster finds himself competing for the heart of Katrina and comes face-to-face with Sleepy Hollow's most famous resident, the Headless Horseman
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 578 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 2015 in English and German and held by 564 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 by Kirk Douglas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 535 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 )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 460 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
North Dallas forty( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 456 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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Alternative Names
Çarlz Dörninq

Carolus Durning

Charles Durning acteur américain

Charles Durning ameerika näitleja

Charles Durning Amerikaans acteur

Charles Durning amerikansk skådespelare

Charles Durning amerikansk skodespelar

Charles Durning amerikansk skuespiller

Charles Durning amerikāņu aktieris

Charles Durning amerykański aktor

Charles Durning attore statunitense

Charles Durning US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Charles Durning yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Charres Durning

Durham, Charles 1923-2012

Durnham, Charles 1923-2012

Durning, Chuck 1923-2012

Чарльз Дёрнинг

Чарльз Дернінг

צ'ארלס דרנינג

تشارلز دورنينج

چارلز دارنینگ بازیگر آمریکایی

ჩარლზ დერნინგი

찰스 더닝

チャールズ・ダーニング

查理士·邓宁

Languages
English (348)

German (25)

French (14)

Spanish (6)

Italian (2)

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The stingDog day afternoonDick TracyI.Q.The best little whorehouse in TexasNorth Dallas forty