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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 413 works in 1,282 publications in 6 languages and 38,932 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Musical films  Made-for-TV movies  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Author, Singer, Recipient, Costume designer, 591
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and German and held by 3,376 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
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

72 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,987 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 )

43 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the increasingly elaborate deception of a down-on-his-luck New York actor who disguises himself as a woman to get a coveted soap opera gig; while his female persona skyrockets to fame, he finds himself learning to be a better man
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,581 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 )

53 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,982 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 )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,229 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 1,013 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 )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Dick Tracy battles Big Boy Caprice, whose lady, Breathless Mahoney wants Tracy for herself. He steps into a crime war, while Tess Trueheart waits for him
I.Q.( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 917 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
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 882 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 )

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

Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is a rube, a schmoe, a grade-A ding-dong -- precisely what Hudsucker Industries is looking for in a president! They plan to let him rise to the top in the hope thAT their stock will hit bottom ... and the fat cats on the board can snap up controlling interest
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 717 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 by Colin Higgins( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 661 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 legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 628 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 voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 578 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

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
The Final countdown by Kirk Douglas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 543 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
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 470 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
Captains and the kings : an American dynasty by Taylor Caldwell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Armagh is a poor Irish immigrant who is determined to create a better life for his family. He arrives in America in the mid-19th century. Through personal struggle, heartache and perseverance, he becomes one the the wealthest and most powerful men in the country
 
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Alternative Names
Çarlz Dörninq

Carolus Durning

Charles Durning acteur américain

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Charles Durning Amerikaans acteur

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Charles Durning amerikansk skuespiller

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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 TexasSistersCaptains and the kings : an American dynasty