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Balsam, Martin 1919-1996

Works: 283 works in 1,143 publications in 9 languages and 32,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Horror films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Recipient, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Martin Balsam
Most widely held works by Martin Balsam
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

58 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

96 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

101 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Little Big Man by Arthur Penn( Visual )

78 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Crabb is 121 years old. And he's done it all. He's been a full-fledged Cheyenne, an Indian fighter, a snake oil merchant, master gunman, drinking buddy of wild Bill Hickok, colleague of Buffalo Bill, and is the only survivor of Custer's Last Stand. Crabb is either the Old West's most neglected hero or the biggest liar ever to cross the Mississippi. Little Big Man is Jack Crabb's story
Cape Fear by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

86 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Fiona Beddall( Visual )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
All the President's Men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the investigation of the Watergate break-in by two Washington Post reporters that drove a U.S. president from office
Hombre by Martin Ritt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A white man raised by an Arizona Apache tribe is forced to confront the society he despises when he sells the boarding house he inherits
Seven days in May( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of armed men hijack a New York City subway train and threaten to kill one hostage per minute unless their demands are met
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( Visual )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-conformist TV writer is investigated by a beautiful social worker who questions his ability to raise a precocious 12-year old boy. Based on the Broadway play by Herb Gardner
The Delta Force by Menahem Golan( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fanatic band of ruthless terrorists hijack a commercial jetliner, a small anti-terrorist squad strikes with awesome force
The Bedford incident by Mark Rascovich( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nerve-racking suspense surrounds The Bedford incident, the tale of a U.S. naval vessel on a routine NATO patrol that ends up in a freakish showdown with a Russian submarine"--Container
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone
The Anderson tapes by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly released from prison, an ex-con assembles his professional pals and plans a multi-million dollar robbery of an entire luxury apartment house. He is unaware that a hoard of lawmen are recording their activities
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
Death wish 3( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Kersey has returned to New York at the invitation of a friend from Korean War days whose neighborhood is being terrorized by a gang of vicious young thugs. Arriving only to find his old buddy slain, Kersey resolves to terminate the hoodlums' crime wave and restore the frightened neighborhood to its people
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Alternative Names
Balsam, Martin Henry.

Balsam, Marty 1919-1996

Martin Balsam acteur américain

Martin Balsam Amerikaans acteur

Martin Balsam amerikansk skådespelare

Martin Balsam amerikansk skodespelar

Martin Balsam amerikansk skuespiller

Martin Balsam attore statunitense

Martin Balsam US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Breakfast at Tiffany'sCape FearAll the President's Men