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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Overview
Works: 357 works in 1,361 publications in 6 languages and 28,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Comedy films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Science fiction films  Dark comedy films  Television plays  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, Restager , Director, Editor, Contributor
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 )

102 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,378 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
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

34 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,372 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 taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton sparkle and amuse as Katharina and Petruchio in this adaptation of William Shakespeare's comic look at a male chauvinist in 16th century Padua who violently subdues his ill-tempered wife
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,388 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 )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,202 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 )

36 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,199 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
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,173 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
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,055 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

In France, an organization known as OAS, attempts an assassination on the life of Charles DeGaulle, due to their belief that DeGaulle has betrayed France by granting Algeria independence
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and French and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 528 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 )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 401 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
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

Through official images, film clips, news coverage trims, and neglected reels, presents an overview of the worldwide political unrest during the 1960s and 1970s from the Vietnam War 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, Fidel Castro, and more
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Recording )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 366 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 363 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 339 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 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic play which sees the proud King Lear reduced to poverty and insanity
 
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The small back room
Alternative Names
Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993

Cucack, Cyril James 1910-1993

Cusack, Cyril

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

シリル・キューザック

西里尔·库萨克

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