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Balsam, Martin 1919-1996

Overview
Works: 520 works in 1,598 publications in 6 languages and 35,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Comedy films  War films  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Contributor, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Martin Balsam
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

67 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

99 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

43 editions published between 1961 and 2019 in English and French and held by 2,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire and her next-door neighbor, a writer who is sponsored--and stifled--by a wealthy woman
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

103 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

76 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,412 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
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

74 editions published between 1970 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II
All the President's Men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,587 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

34 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She only gets to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks and they cannot get married because of Sam's high alimony payments. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother
Cape Fear by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prosecutor turned small-town lawyer and his family are terrorized by a sadistic, insane criminal that was put in jail by the prosecutor
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Cape fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden
St. Elmo's fire by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Against the backdrop of St. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can
Seven days in May by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 766 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
Hombre by Martin Ritt( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 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
The taking of Pelham One Two Three by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 688 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
Breakfast at Tiffany's( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and held by 596 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
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before
12 angry men( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jury of white men is ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. However, one juror forces the others to consider whether the evidence--or the jurors' own prejudices--influences their deliberations. The story plays out in real time over ninety minutes in one sweltering room
The twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists. The pilot episode "Where Is Everybody?" has a man wandering through an empty ghost town seeking someone, anyone, to break his isolation
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( Visual )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 420 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
 
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Balsam Martin Henry

Balsam, Marty 1919-1996

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Μάρτιν Μπάλσαμ Αμερικανός ηθοποιός

Бэлсом, Мартин

Бэлсэм Мартин

Мартин Болсам

Мартин Болсам американски актьор

Мартын Болсам амэрыканскі кінаактор

Мартін Болсам

Մարտին Բոլսամ

מרטין בלסם

مارتن بلسم

مارتین بالسام

مارتین بالسام بازیگر آمریکایی

バルザム, マーティン

マーティン・バルサム

马丁·鲍尔萨姆

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