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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 357 works in 1,309 publications in 6 languages and 28,002 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  History  Science fiction films  Television comedies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, Director, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Cyril Cusack
Most widely held works by Cyril Cusack
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

30 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a rich, disturbed, young man, fascinated with death and funerals, who has an affair and a series of adventures with an eccentric and independent 80 year-old woman
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

99 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame d'espionnage. Après avoir vu ses hommes décimés par l'ennemi, Alec Leamas, chef d'un réseau d'espionnage britannique à Berlin, est rappelé à Londres. Il reçoit la mission de compromettre un des chefs du contre-espionnage en Allemagne de l'Est. Pour ce faire, Leamas joue la comédie de la déchéance et feint d'être prêt à livrer des secrets aux communistes. Emmené derrière le rideau de fer, il croit réussir, mais il s'aperçoit que le jeu est beaucoup plus compliqué qu'il ne l'avait imaginé
My Left Foot : the Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born with cerebral palsy, the 10th of 22 children of a Dublin bricklayer and his wife, Christy Brown was doomed to life as a vegetable by physicians in 1932. His strong-willed mother's love and faith encouraged him to overcome this label. At age seven, he made a mark with chalk grasped between the toes of his left foot, the only limb on his body he could control. With this proof of intelligence, his schooling begins, and aided by his loving family, Christy learns to grapple with life's physical tasks and psychological pains. His courage and determination inspire a teacher, who lends support as he develops into a brilliant if cantankerous writer, poet, and painter. The astounding story of an artist who defeated a physical disability, degrading stereotypes, and poverty to fulfill his dreams
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts and crush his soul
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the west coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Tom Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad, until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon who is unhappily reunited with her former fiance. In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realize their dreams of land and life together in this satisfying grand-scale adventure that WNCN Radio calls "Ron Howard's best film - a wondrous epic"!
The day of the jackal by John Escott( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and French and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The homecoming : a Christmas story by André Rieu( Visual )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full cast recording of Shakespeare's play which pits love, honesty and innocence against the overwhelming power of flattery and deception
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Recording )

22 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father
The small back room by Michael Powell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage trims and neglected reels
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Shakespeare Society production. The complete play in five acts
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The small back room
Alternative Names
Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993

Cucack, Cyril James 1910-1993

Cusack, Cyril James 1910-1993

Cyril Cusack acteur de cinéma

Cyril Cusack acteur uit Zuid-Afrika (1910-1993)

Cyril Cusack actor sudafricano

Cyril Cusack attore cinematografico irlandese

Cyril Cusack irischer Schauspieler

Cyril Cusack irský herec

Σίριλ Κούζακ νοτιοαφρικανός ηθοποιός

Сирил Кьюсак

Սիրիլ Քյուսակ

סיריל קיוזאק שחקן אירי

سیریل کوساک



The day of the jackalOthelloThe playboy of the western worldThe small back roomKing Lear