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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Works: 462 works in 1,461 publications in 5 languages and 40,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Television adaptations  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Singer, Author, 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 )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and German and held by 3,408 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 )

83 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,941 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 )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,763 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, Lee, falls for "Dorothy."
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1930's Chicago, this story deals with two con men who seek revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

60 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,016 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 )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 2,006 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
The land before time by MCA Universal Home Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit sly new villian to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
Home for the holidays by Holly Hunter( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,034 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco
I.Q. by Jean-François Davy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 925 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
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 879 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
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to devalue the stock and make money, the board of directors of Hudsucker Industries hire a mail clerk to run the company. However, he does the unimaginable and invents a brilliant idea ... something that captures the imagination of an entire nation
To be or not to be by Alan Johnson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and French and held by 727 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 by Carol Hall( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 676 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 legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 612 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 558 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
The Final countdown by Kirk Douglas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 549 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
Local color( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 516 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
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 477 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
Mrs. Santa Claus by Terry Hughes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivacious Mrs. C is tired of being left home during Santa's annual trip and decides to borrow the sleigh for a test drive just before the big day. Bad weather and an injured reindeer force an emergency landing in New York
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Durning, Chuck 1923-2012

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English (439)

German (19)

French (8)

Spanish (6)

Italian (1)