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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 470 works in 1,231 publications in 6 languages and 38,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Children's films  Made-for-TV movies  Caper films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Other, Singer, Recipient, 591, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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O brother, where art thou? by George Clooney( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts--escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi--and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

68 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,893 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 )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,825 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 )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,570 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
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

50 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,983 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 )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,764 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 IV : journey through the mists by MCA Universal Home Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,011 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 894 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
I.Q.( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 865 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
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
To be or not to be by Alan Johnson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 705 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 660 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 voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 573 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A renowned artist looks back on the summer of his defining year, 1974, when he befriended an elderly, alcoholic yet genius painter who has turned his back not only on art, but on life. Together, both student and master learn valuable lessons
The Final countdown( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 537 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
North Dallas forty( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts an aging pro football player who, through a woman he meets, is drawn away from the masculine, violent world in which he has lived so long. In doing so, he finds himself at odds with the team's management
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters' insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, 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. Criterion is proud to present Sisters in a new Special Edition
The man with one red shoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, D.C. wearing one red shoe? While Drew doesn't know why he's being shot at, mugged, chased and seduced, Maddy Drove spends her time trying to save him from her own employer, Copper and Ross
 
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Çarlz Dörninq

Carolus Durning

Charles Durning acteur américain

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Charles Durning US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Charres Durning

Durham, Charles 1923-2012

Durnham, Charles 1923-2012

Durning, Chuck 1923-2012

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The stingDog day afternoonThe land before time IV : journey through the mistsHome for the holidaysDick TracyI.Q.The best little whorehouse in TexasNorth Dallas fortySisters