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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 455 works in 1,531 publications in 6 languages and 28,391 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Dark comedy films  History  Television mini-series  Religious television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer, Restager , Director, Host, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Cyril Cusack
Most widely held works by Cyril Cusack
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

96 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future when books are banned and destroyed by the government, a fireman in charge of the burning becomes involved with a schoolteacher who flaunts the law by collecting and reading books
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,802 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
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2019 in English and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man obsessed with death falls in love with a 79-year-old woman
My Left Foot : the Story of Christy Brown by Noel Pearson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,178 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the band "The Who," stars in Shakespeare's shortest play, a farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities, word for words as written by William Shakespeare
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,019 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 Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and German and held by 998 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
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 903 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"--Container
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
The spy who came in from the cold( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected
Harold and Maude( Visual )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countercultural director Hal Ashby tells the story of the emotional and romantic bond between a death-obsessed young man from a wealthy family and a devil-may-care, bohemian octogenarian. Equal parts gallows humor and romantic innocence, Harold and Maude dissolves the line between darkness and light along with the ones that separate people by class, gender, and age. The cult classic of its era, featuring indelible performances and a soundtrack by Cat Stevens
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 545 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
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 535 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
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 503 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
David Copperfield by Delbert Mann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield's idyllic life changes when his mother marries Mr. Murdstone. When she dies, David's stepfather takes David from school and forces him to do back-breaking work in his winery. Eventually, David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he might find the respect and love he never had as a child
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

34 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 397 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
Odd man out( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 389 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"--Container
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Recording )

27 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 353 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 336 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
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The small back room
The day of the jackalNineteen eighty-fourVictor Hugo's Les miserablesOthelloThe playboy of the western worldThe small back room
Alternative Names
Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993

Cucack, Cyril James 1910-1993

Cusack, Cyril, 1910-

Cusack, Cyril James

Cusack, Cyril James 1910-1993

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