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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 384 works in 1,410 publications in 6 languages and 27,987 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Dark comedy films  History  Biographical films  Dystopian films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, Restager , Contributor, Director, Host, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Cyril Cusack
Most widely held works by Cyril Cusack
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

105 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,421 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 )

40 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,898 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 )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,879 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
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,372 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
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,217 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
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 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victime de paralysie cérébrale à sa naissance, en 1932, dans une pauvre famille ouvrière de Dublin, Christy Brown n'a de contrôle que sur son pied gauche. Considéré par sa famille comme un simple d'esprit dans son enfance, il a réussi à affirmer son intelligence en griffonnant des lettres sur le plancher avec un morceau de craie. En grandissant, il a manifesté des talents de peintre et d'écrivain, toujours en se servant uniquement de son pied gauche. Une thérapeute spécialisée lui a appris à prononcer des paroles intelligibles et Christy s'est attaché à elle au point de croire à un amour partagé."--Médiafilm
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,144 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 1,050 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 )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the general had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot that could stun the world
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and French and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El galardonado director Franco Zeffirelli nos presenta la más espectacular historia jamás contada, la maravillosa vida de Jesús de Nazareth, Dios hecho hombre, que vino a la tierra para cambiar el corazón y la fe de los hombres, y guiarlos por un nuevo camino: el sendero hacia Dios. Desde la anunciación del arcángel San Gabriel a María, hasta la crucifixión de Jesucristo, esta narración nos muestra la grandeza de un hombre que cambió al mundo, y que le dio a la humanidad un nuevo significado d ela palabra "amor"."--Envase
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

29 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions mount and sexual relations abound in the house of a retired London butcher
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 615 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 )

36 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 518 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 517 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
Harold and Maude( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 504 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
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Marker's epic film essay on the worldwide political wars of the 60's and 70's: Vietnam, Bolivia, May '68, Prague, Chile, and the fate of the New Left. This sweeping, global contemplation of a defining decade's political history is divided into two parts, each part woven together to describe what Marker has called "scenes of the Third World War."
Odd man out( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 377 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 )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish playwright John Millington Synge first staged The Playboy of the Western World in 1907. The play was the focus of much controversy and even riot. Here, the play is presented by a full cast including Cyril Cusack and Siobhan McKenna
The small back room( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 348 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
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 337 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
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Alternative Names
Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993

Cucack, Cyril James 1910-1993

Cusack, Cyril, 1910-

Cusack, Cyril James 1910-1993

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