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Brooks, Richard 1912-1992

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Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks( Visual )

92 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

59 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a violent hurricane rages outside a remote hotel in the Florida Keys, a notorious racketeer holds the disabled proprietor, his widowed daughter-in-law, and Frank McCloud, a disillusioned World War II veteran, hostage
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Scott Wilson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard hitting docu-drama about two ex-cons who ruthlessly murder a Kansas family in 1959 in order to steal their non-existent stash of money
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( Visual )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students
The last time I saw Paris by Richard Brooks( Visual )

123 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer recalls his romance with a wealthy American girl in Paris
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer is a fast-talking salesman living on shoeshines and off- color jokes when he meets up with the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a revivalist preacher who is dazzling the Bible Belt population. Hired to give testimony and raise a few dollars, Elmer discovers he has a true gift of gab and the minimum amount of divine inspiration needed to launch his career as a preacher. Unfortunately, his success is jeopardized when a prostitute and former girlfriend, Lulu Baines, crosses his path
The professionals by Richard Brooks( Visual )

45 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldier of fortune Burt Lancaster leads a rugged team of mercenaries to rescue a beautiful woman who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary Captain Rasa (Jack Palance)
Sweet bird of youth by Richard Brooks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( Visual )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced 19th-century British sailor lives nobly among natives. From the Joseph Conrad novel
Brute force by Jules Dassin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Richard Brooks( Visual )

35 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes a real crime in which a Kansas farmer, his wife and two teenage children were brutally murdered by two ex-convicts. Explores the inner workings of the criminals' minds as it follows their purposeless meanderings through Mexico and the U.S. in evasion of the law
The Brothers Karamazov by Richard Brooks( Visual )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of four wildly disparate brothers in 19th century Czarist Russia, who stand to gain an inheritance from their father, and together they weave a web of intrigue and murder
The doo wop box( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something of value( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
Bite the bullet( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Rough Rider, a lovely but shady lady-in-distress, a drifting ex-cowboy, a young reckless cowboy, a haughty English sportsman, and a gutsy Pony Express rider come together to battle the trials of the rugged West in a grueling 700-mile horse race
The brothers Karamazov( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fyodor Karamazov is the wealthy father of four grown sons: Dmitri, an elegant officer, always broke and at odds with his father; Ivan, the intellectual; pious Alexe; and half-brother Smerdyakov. Tensions erupt to a murderous end when libertine father and romantic son find themselves vying for the affections of the same woman, the wild Grushenka. Finding themselves adrift without the dark anchor that held them together, the four brothers must now find peace, each in their own way
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
Storm warning by Jerry Wald( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mob in hooded white robes. A man running for his life. Gunfire. In the South to visit her sister Lucy, Marsha Mitchell witnesses a Ku Klux Klan murder. Once safely with Lucy, Marsha gasps out the terror she has seen, then recognizes her sister's brutish new husband as one of the killers. She could lie, protect her sister and leave town. Or she could be the one person brave enough to bring the Klan to justice
The decade you were born( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last time I saw Paris: Tragedy strikes an American WWII veteran with literary ambitions who falls in love in Paris. Dragnet: Detectives Friday and Smith search for a missing boy who had been given a .22 rifle for Christmas
Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Richard Brooks( Visual )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young woman trying to escape the claustrophobic atmosphere of her family and search for her own identity. By day she is a compassionate teacher of deaf children; by night she seeks uninvolved sexual encounters; she is challenged to integrate the various aspects of her life
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Cat on a hot tin roof
Alternative Names
Brooks, Richard

Brooks, Richard 1912-

Richard Brooks cinéaste américain

Richard Brooks director de cine estadounidense

Richard Brooks regisseur

Richard Brooks regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Richard Brooks US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Sax, Ruben.

Ричард Брукс американский кинорежиссёр, сценарист, продюсер, прозаик

Річард Брукс

ריצ'רד ברוקס

ریچارد بروکس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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브룩스, 리처드 1912-1992

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理查德·布魯克斯 (導演)

Key LargoTruman Capote's In cold bloodBlackboard jungleThe professionalsThe doo wop boxSomething of valueBite the bulletGreatest classic films collection