WorldCat Identities

Landau, Martin 1928-2017

Works: 599 works in 1,615 publications in 7 languages and 35,387 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Animated films  Children's films  Spy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor, Other, Author of dialog, 909, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Martin Landau
North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2019 in English and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
The greatest story ever told by James Lee Barrett( Visual )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha
9 by Shane Acker( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rag doll 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone. It is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the newest member of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good. They must take the offensive if they are to survive and they will need to discover why the machines want to destroy them in the first place. The very future of civilization may depend on them
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
Ed Wood by Tim Burton( Visual )

85 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranger-than-fiction true story of the early career of Edward D. Wood, Jr., the once voted worst movie director of all time. Wood was the auteur behind Glen or Glenda? and Plan 9 from outer space, and it is during the making of these two no-budget flicks that Wood is profiled
Frankenweenie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Victor conducts a science experiment that will bring his dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy and respected opthamologist's world begins to crumble when his mistress threatens to expose their affair to his loving wife. Elsewhere in Manhattan, a financially failed, unhappily married film-maker takes on a television project about a pompous producer (his detested brother-in-law) and falls for the show's pretty producer. Their stories have a common connection to a rabbi who acts as a moral arbiter
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Appleton, a 1950s Hollywood screenwriter who is about to see his first screenplay made into a film, is mistakenly called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the studio pulls the plans for the film. Peter then finds himself in a small California town after a car accident takes his memory. There, the townspeople believe he is local hero Luke Trimble. Peter settles into his life at the Majestic theater, as Luke Trimble, until his memory begins to resurface and govenrment men track him down
Remember by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

39 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago; is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks
The X-files by Rob Bowman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrorist bomb destroys a building in Dallas Texas, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are drawn into a dangerous conspiracy. With the dubious assistance of a pranoid doctor, Mulder and Scully risk their careers and their lives to hunt down a deadly virus which may be exterrestrial in origin -- and could destroy all life on earth
Hollywood homicide by Ron Shelton( Visual )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran police detective Gavilan and his rookie partner Calden are no exception to the rule that in Hollywood, no one is really who they want to be. Between Gavilan's struggling real estate business and Calden's fledgling acting career and yoga instruction, they've got a major murder case to solve. With both Internal Affairs and their prime suspect on their tails, both have to infiltrate the dangerous world of the hip-hop recording industry
The adventures of Pinocchio by Steve Barron( Visual )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy
Tucker : the man and his dream by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and German and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds, he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers
Rounders by John Dahl( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man who is a reformed gambler returns to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks
Frankenweenie by Disney presents a film by Tim Burton( Visual )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Victor conducts a science experiment that will bring his dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences
Joseph by Roger Young( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and French and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cast into a pit by his jealous brothers, young Joseph pleads for mercy. Instead, the brothers sell the terrified boy into slavery in Egypt. But Joseph turns this agonizing betrayal into triumph. A beloved Biblical tale of treachery and redemption
They call me Mister Tibbs!( Visual )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Virgil Tibbs has been assigned to solve the murder of a prostitute. His pal, a political-minded minister who is spearheading a referendum on community control, is suspected of the homicide and Tibbs is faced with the decision of whether or not to invesigate
Have a little faith by Mitch Albom( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch Albom has a pretty great life. He lives in Detroit and is happily married, he's an award-winning sportswriter, a must-read newspaper columnist, a screenwriter, a radio and television broadcaster. Then two men come into his life, and he realizes something's missing. Rabbi Albert Lewis presides over a thriving synagogue in a comfortable New Jersey suburb, and pastor Henry Covington, a recovering drug user and dealer, preaches to the poor and homeless in a crumbling Detroit inner-city church
Shanghai ghetto( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recalls the strange-but-true story of thousands of European Jews who were shut out of country after country while trying to escape Nazi persecution in the late 1930s. Left without options or entrance visas, a beacon of hope materialized for them on the other side of the world, and in the unlikeliest of places: Japanese-controlled Shanghai. Fleeing for their lives, these Jewish refugees journeyed to form a settlement in the exotic city, penniless and unprepared for their new life in the Far East"--Container
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Alternative Names
Landau, Martin 1931-

Martin Landau acteur américain

Martin Landau actor estadounidense

Martin Landau Actor nord-americà

Martin Landau aktor amerykański

Martin Landau American actor and acting coach

Martin Landau americký televizní a filmový herec

Martin Landau Amerikaans acteur

Martin Landau amerikansk skådespelare

Martin Landau amerikansk skodespelar

Martin Landau amerikansk skuespiller

Martin Landau attore, produttore cinematografico e illustratore statunitense

Martin Landau US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehschauspieler

Mārtins Landau amerikāņu aktieris un producents

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Martinus Landau

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