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Bernstein, Elmer

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Most widely held works by Elmer Bernstein
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him-- except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children. --
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic story of Moses, the prophet who led his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in the land of Egypt to the Promised Land
True grit by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
My left foot the story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,666 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
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1962, Larry Kroger and Kent Dorfman are freshman in college. They want to join a fraternity. After visiting several, including the snobby Omega house, they come to a Delta house pledge party. Here they meet the handsome, but compulsive womanizer Otter, his best friend Boone, Boone's girlfriend Katy, the daring thrill-seeker D-Day, the ever responsible Hoover, and slacker Bluto. They are accepted into the fraternity and join in on the wild toga parties, road trips, and practical jokes. But Dean Wormer is determined to have Delta kicked off campus and its members expelled. He enlists the help of Omega house and its leaders Doug Neidermyer and Greg Marmalard and new pledge Chip Diller. Delta is not willing to go away quietly
The great escape by Paul Brickhill ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Sweet smell of success by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
Trading places by John Landis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Hud by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hud Bannon has always preferred drinking, fighting and womanizing to the very traditional ways of his father. Hud is a man who cares more for himself than he does his young nephew, his dad, or even their understanding housekeeper. When disease threatens the cattle on the Bannon Ranch, the conflict between Hud and his old-line father reaches an all time high
Devil in a blue dress by Carl Franklin ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black commumnity of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows
The shootist by Don Siegel ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle
The sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "The sons of Katie Elder," the day that Katie Elder is buried, her four sons return home to Clearwater, Texas to pay their last respects. It is a he-man story, as well as, a drama of the maternal influence Katie Elder, her sacrifice, love and incredible valor. In "El Dorado," a sheriff fights cattlemen and empire builders as he tries to tame the West
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spoof of disaster movies, the passengers and crew of an airplane suffer every catastrophe in the book
The Blues Brothers by John Landis ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
An American werewolf in London by John Landis ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a rainy night on the Welsh moors. Two American students on a walking tour of Europe trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl ... Three weeks later, one is dead and the other is in the hospital
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, vicious psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney. Sam Bowden. Realizing he is legally powerless to protect his beautiful wife Leigh and his troubled teenage daughter Danielle against Max's relentless psychological torment, Sam resorts to unorthodox measures, leading to an unforgettable action packed showdown
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When ghosts go on a rampage, only these men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge. If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS
Thoroughly modern Millie by Elmer Bernstein ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
The age of innocence by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three socialites become caught up in a love triangle in 1870s New York
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Alternative Names
E. Bernstein
Elmer Berstein
Elmer Burnstein
English (295)
French (31)
Spanish (21)
German (13)
Italian (9)
Multiple languages (5)
Polish (2)