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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Works: 529 works in 1,714 publications in 5 languages and 40,184 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Children's films  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Interviewee, Author, Singer, Recipient, 591, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

51 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime"--Container
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in English and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

91 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social drama about an ageing travelling salesman who recognizes the emptiness of his life and commits suicide
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a 1972 bank heist gone wrong. A robbery that was supposed to take ten minutes ends up being twelve hours, and turns into a media circus
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 2,011 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 Jodie Foster( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,040 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 )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mechanic romances the mathematician niece of physicist Albert Einstein, with help from Einstein and his friends
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 883 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 )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 749 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
The best little whorehouse in Texas by Colin Higgins( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 731 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
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danielle is a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters' insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, Brian De Palma's first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes, and a chilling score by frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 573 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 land before time( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky, Petrie and shy newcomer Ali on their most exciting adventure ever! it's an all-new, song-filled, animated classic in the continuing story of The Land Before Time®. A herd of migrating Longnecks has important news of weather changes in the regions beyond the Great Valley. What was once dry land has become 'The Land of Mists.' Strange new creatures have begun to appear in these rainy marshes, while still others have moved into the high trees from which the Longnecks used to feed. Fortunately, the Great Valley is as beautiful as ever. There's no need to brave the wetlands - until Littlefoot's Grandpa becomes ill. His one hope is to eat the healing petals of a golden Night Flower that only grows ... in the Land of Mists! Now it's up to Littlefoot and his prehistoric pals to explore the swamps, outwit sly new villains and find the Night Flowers in time to save grandpa. Along the way, the kids will learn some loving lessons about teamwork, cooperation and most of all: it's great to have friends of all ids, in all shapes and sizes. Sparkling with delightful songs, dazzling animation and a heartwarming story, The Land Before TIme®: Journey Through The Mists celebrates the power of embracing the differences that make each of us truly special!"--Back cover
The Final countdown( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 563 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 land before time IV : journey through the mists by John Ingle( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 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
To be or not to be by Alan Johnson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 546 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 voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 536 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 506 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
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The sting
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesmanDog day afternoonHome for the holidaysDick TracyI.Q.The best little whorehouse in TexasSistersThe land before timeThe land before time IV : journey through the mists
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Çarlz Dörninq

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Τσαρλς Ντέρνινγκ Αμερικανός ηθοποιός

Чарльз Дёрнинг

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Чарльз Дернінг американський актор

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English (505)

German (14)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)