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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 363 works in 1,099 publications in 4 languages and 26,188 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Religious films  Bible films  Television mini-series  Spy films  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, per, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Cyril Cusack
Most widely held works by Cyril Cusack
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,227 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
Fahrenheit 451 by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

70 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,194 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
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,774 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 Carr( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
My left foot the story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,117 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 day of the jackal by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 907 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 )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by George Orwell which is the story of impossible love and tragic betrayal set in the twisted, horrific world of "1984"
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor but proud Irish tenant farmer accompanies the spoiled and headstrong daughter of a wealthy landlord to America in a quest for land
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 593 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 591 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
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The arrival and arrest of Egeon in Ephesus brings a family crisis into focus. For elsewhere in the city, his son Antipholus and his slave Dromio are seeking their respective twins - lost to them 25 years earlier, in a shipwreck. While mistaken identities mark their progress around the city, Egeon has just 24 hours to find the thousand-mark ransom needed to save his life ..."--Container
David Copperfield by Digiview Productions( Visual )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 532 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. David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he grows into a respected young man and finds the love he never had as a child
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is the profession that has enabled Mrs. Warren to give her daughter all the benefits of 'good society'? Vivie Warren discovers her mother's secrets and embraces her own power as a 'modern' woman"--Container
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Recording )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 371 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 369 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
Les misérables by Raymond Bernard( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugo's story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, who is aided by a good bishop and pursued relentlessly by the fanatical Inspector Javert, expresses the author's humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 335 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 Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a full-cast performance of Shakespeare's tale of the villainous king's rise to the British throne and his subsequent downfall
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and English and held by 326 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
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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 attore cinematografico irlandese

Cyril Cusack irischer Schauspieler


English (255)

German (18)

French (15)

Spanish (10)

The day of the jackalOthelloThe playboy of the western worldThe small back roomLes misérablesKing Richard III