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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 304 works in 1,189 publications in 7 languages and 26,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Religious films  Bible films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, per, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Cyril Cusack
Most widely held works by Cyril Cusack
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countercultural director Hal Ashby tells the story of the emotional and romantic bond between a death-obsessed young man from a wealthy family and a devil-may-care, bohemian octogenarian. Equal parts gallows humor and romantic innocence, Harold and Maude dissolves the line between darkness and light along with the ones that separate people by class, gender, and age. The cult classic of its era, featuring indelible performances and a soundtrack by Cat Stevens
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

92 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future when books are banned and destroyed by the government, a fireman in charge of the burning becomes involved with a schoolteacher who flaunts the law by collecting and reading books
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
My Left Foot The Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born with cerebral palsy, the 10th of 22 children of a Dublin bricklayer and his wife, Christy Brown was doomed to life as a vegetable by physicians in 1932. His strong-willed mother's love and faith encouraged him to overcome this label. At age seven, he made a mark with chalk grasped between the toes of his left foot, the only limb on his body he could control. With this proof of intelligence, his schooling begins, and aided by his loving family, Christy learns to grapple with life's physical tasks and psychological pains. His courage and determination inspire a teacher, who lends support as he develops into a brilliant if cantankerous writer, poet, and painter. The astounding story of an artist who defeated a physical disability, degrading stereotypes, and poverty to fulfill his dreams
The day of the jackal by John Escott( Visual )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In France, an organization known as OAS, attempts an assassination on the life of Charles DeGaulle, due to their belief that DeGaulle has betrayed France by granting Algeria independence
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and French and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Far and away by Hua Huo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the west coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Tom Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad, until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon who is unhappily reunited with her former fiance. In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realize their dreams of land and life together in this satisfying grand-scale adventure that WNCN Radio calls "Ron Howard's best film - a wondrous epic"!
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield's idyllic life changes when his mother marries Mr. Murdstone. When she dies, David's stepfather takes David from school and forces him to do back-breaking work in his winery. Eventually, David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he might find the respect and love he never had as a child
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's comedy about the confusion between twin brothers, and their slaves who are also twins
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full cast recording of Shakespeare's play which pits love, honesty and innocence against the overwhelming power of flattery and deception
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Recording )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father
The sixties by Chris Marker( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects archive footage from the Vietnam War, antiwar protests in the United States, the 1968 student riots in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, the coup in Chile that ended Salvador Allende's presidency, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, and more; to explore the history of political upheavals during the 1960s and 1970s
The small back room by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a full-cast performance of Shakespeare's tale of the villainous king's rise to the British throne and his subsequent downfall
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Alternative Names
Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993

Cucack, Cyril James 1910-1993

Cusack, Cyril James 1910-1993

Cyril Cusack acteur de cinéma

Cyril Cusack acteur uit Zuid-Afrika (1910-1993)

Cyril Cusack actor sudafricano

Cyril Cusack attore cinematografico irlandese

Cyril Cusack irischer Schauspieler

Σίριλ Κούζακ νοτιοαφρικανός ηθοποιός

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The day of the jackalOthelloThe playboy of the western worldThe small back roomKing Richard III