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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 476 works in 1,249 publications in 6 languages and 38,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Musical films  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Children's films  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Author, Other, Costume designer, 591, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,362 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 Arthur Miller( Visual )

66 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,883 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 )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,567 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 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events that took place one hot August afternoon in 1972, the movie recreates the incredible circumstances surrounding an ill-fated Brooklyn bank robbery attempt
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,811 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
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,010 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 947 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 )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 887 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 )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 854 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 )

18 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 )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy film of wartime Poland about an acting troupe which becomes involved in international affairs
The best little whorehouse in Texas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 664 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 land before time IV : journey through the mists by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 644 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
The land before time( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 576 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 voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 571 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 555 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( 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
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 468 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
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
 
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Çarlz Dörninq

Carolus Durning

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Durham, Charles 1923-2012

Durnham, Charles 1923-2012

Durning, Chuck 1923-2012

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The stingDog day afternoonHome for the holidaysDick TracyI.Q.The best little whorehouse in TexasThe land before time IV : journey through the mistsThe land before time