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Basehart, Richard 1914-1984

Works: 545 works in 1,196 publications in 11 languages and 16,850 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Circus films  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary television programs  Film noir  Documentary films  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Other, Commentator, Contributor, Singer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Basehart
Most widely held works by Richard Basehart
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

90 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A whaling ship captain seeks out the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
La strada = The road by Federico Fellini( Visual )

146 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple waif becomes the assistant to a drunken itinerant circus strongman who fights and kills the gentle tightrope walker she had befriended
Being there by Hal Ashby( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run-in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidant to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The river Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorius monuments the world has ever seen"--Container
Andersonville Trial( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the moral dilemma of responsibility for the prison camp in Andersonville, Ga., where 14,000 Union soldiers lost their lives during the Civil War
The Invisible world by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which examines the universe of shapes, movements, and lives that exist beyond the limited range of human vision by using highly specialized cameras, imaging devices, and electron microscopes
Giotto and the pre-Renaissance( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the works of the artist Giotto, contrasting the hieratic mood of his predecessors with his innovations. Shows the major cycles of his frescoes, including those at the Upper and Lower Church of San Francesco, Assisi, the Scrovegni family Arena Chapel in Padua, and St. Croce in Florence
Il bidone = The swindle by Federico Fellini( Visual )

56 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of three small-time Italian scam artists and the manner in which they go about ripping off their poor and trusting victims
He walked by night by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

33 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir semi-documentary style treatment based on an actual Los Angeles Police Department case. A cop killer manages to elude detection by intercepting police radio calls and by altering his appearance. Evidence points to an alienated electronics expert
Vietnam, 1945-1975 : the ten thousand day war( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Vietnamese and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by Pulitzer Prize winning CNN correspondent Peter Arnett, Vietnam: The Ten-Thousand Day War is a comprehensive, balanced look at the Vietnam war, tracing the entire course of the conflict, from the closing days of World War II to the fall of Saigon in 1975. This superb award-winning series of programs re-examines without blame or judgment the rise and fall of America's 20-year commitment to the war in Vietnam. Forceful and evocative, with film clips shot by both sides, it revisits the time and place that molded a generation and changed the course of American politics forever. - Publisher
The twilight zone( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
Decision before dawn( Visual )

7 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information
Where danger lives by John Farrow( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tension: A drugstore manager turns attempted killer after his conniving wife leaves him for another man. He devises a complex plan, which involves assuming a new identity, to make it look like someone else murdered her new boyfriend. Things take an unexpected turn when someone else commits the murder first and he becomes the prime suspect
The house on Telegraph Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family. After five years in relocation camps, Victoria finally gets to America, only to learn that Karin's aunt has recently died, and her nephew is in charge of the estate and Karin's son."--Booklet
Hans Brinker( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Dutch boy and his sister, whose father is injured and cannot remember where he hid the family's money, work to not only save their father's life, but attempt to compete in an upcoming skating contest which has a first prize a pair of silver skates
Voyage to the bottom of the sea( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crew of the SSRN Seaview face even more danger in the second season-- including an island inhabited by ferocious dinosaurs, a ghostly U-Boat captain, and a fire in the sky that threatens to melt the polar ice cap
Fixed bayonets!( Visual )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corporal must take responsibility for an entire platoon during the Korean War, as each one of his commanding officers is killed
Hans Brinker by Bill Manhoff( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun-filled musical the whole family will enjoy, based on the beloved children's story
The brothers Karamazov( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fyodor Karamazov is the wealthy father of four grown sons: Dmitri, an elegant officer, always broke and at odds with his father; Ivan, the intellectual; pious Alexe; and half-brother Smerdyakov. Tensions erupt to a murderous end when libertine father and romantic son find themselves vying for the affections of the same woman, the wild Grushenka. Finding themselves adrift without the dark anchor that held them together, the four brothers must now find peace, each in their own way
Portrait in black ; Madame X( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait in black: An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La strada = The road
Alternative Names
Basehart, John Richard 1914-1984

Baseheart, Richard 1914-1984

Richard Basehart acteur américain

Richard Basehart Amerikaans acteur (1914-1984)

Richard Basehart amerikai színész

Richard Basehart amerikansk skådespelare

Richard Basehart amerikansk skodespelar

Richard Basehart amerikansk skuespiller

Richard Basehart attore statunitense

Richard Basehart US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ричард Бейсхарт

ریچارد باسهارت بازیگر آمریکایی


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