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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 382 works in 1,209 publications in 6 languages and 26,554 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Science fiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Made-for-TV movies  Dystopian films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, Editor, 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 )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,279 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 François Truffaut( Visual )

84 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,267 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 )

30 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,872 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 )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,250 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 )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Christy Brown's true life story, My left foot is the story of a man who triumphs over impossible odds to achieve greatness
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 943 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 )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 909 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."
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and French and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 798 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
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 587 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
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin sons whose servants are also twins must find their father before sundown, or he will be executed
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 554 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 514 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 )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 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 )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects archive footage from the Vietnam War, antiwar protests in the United States, the 1968 student riots in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, the coup in Chile that ended Salvador Allende's presidency, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, and more; to explore the history of political upheavals during the 1960s and 1970s
The small back room by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 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
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 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 Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 314 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
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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

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