Most widely held works about Walter Bernstein
Most widely held works by Walter Bernstein
Fail-safe ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and German and held by 914 libraries worldwide
A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war.
Inside out : a memoir of the blacklist by Walter Bernstein ( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material.
Miss Evers' boys ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container.
The Molly Maguires ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 460 libraries worldwide
James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the improverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The lawman's loyalties become divided between the law and his fellow countrymen.
Durango ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Set in the Irish countryside on the eve of World War II, a struggling young farmer, Mark Doran, is hopelessly in love with the daughter of the local cattle buyer, Fergus Mullaney, a giant of a man who has threatened to destroy anyone who comes courting his daughter. Mark feels he must prove himself a man before confronting Fergus and organizes an ambitious and unprecedented cattle drive.
The front ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Howard Price, a restaurant cashier, poses as a writer so that blacklisted authors can submit their work through him, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand when he is forced to testify at an investigative congressional committee hearing.
Fail_safe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
The retelling of the classic Cold War doomsday thriller. A computer malfunction triggers the transmission of nuclear-attack codes to a U.S. bomber squadron. The orders are irreversible, the primary target is Moscow, and the President, his advisors and military leaders race time to head off global catastrophe. Recalling the adrenaline-rush of early TV drama, this movie was staged and telecast live in black-and-white, establishing an immediate sense of history unfolding.
The house on Carroll Street ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Set in 1951 in New York City. Emily Crane appears before the U.S. Committee on Un-American Activities because she is in a group considered a threat. Subsequently she is fired from her job at Life Magazine and gets a job reading to an elderly woman that lives on Carroll Street. She notices odd things happening in the house next door and uncovers a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the U.S. of 1951. Together with a maverick federal agent she tracks the plot to the highest levels of government.
Keep your head down by Walter Bernstein ( Book )
10 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
The front ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A searing indictment of the McCarthy era blacklisting and Communist witchhunts of the 1950's. Woody Allen plays a hapless ghost writer fated to become a symbolic hero.
Little Miss Marker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Grouchy, harse-racing bookie Sorrowful Jones is given a child as collateral for a debt, but the debtor doesn't return. The little girl warms Jones' heart, but will his life and friends be a bad influence on her?
Doomsday gun ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A scientist and arms specialist (Langella) is obsessed by the dream of building the world's most powerful weapon. As he designs and builds his dream, the world watches and the brilliant inventor and his deadly machine are caught in a tangled web of international intrigue.
The front by Robert Alley ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Harold Robbins' The Betsy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Story of family intrigue and power struggles, sexual dealings and money manipulations of a fictional automobile manufacturing dynasty. The action centers around the patriarch of the family wanting to become involved in the creation of a new super car, after having been retired for many years.
The house on Carroll Street : a novel by Mollie Gregory ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The affair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
In war-torn England, black American troops have arrived to battle the Germans in Europe. They still experience prejudice from many of their white compatriots, but are welcomed by the British. One young black soldier, Travis, meets Maggie, an English woman whose husband, Edward, is fighting overseas. Maggie is lonely and confused about her husband's infidelities and soon finds comfort in the arms of Travis. But when Edward discovers them in the heat of passion, his rage is uncontrollable. In a time of war, punishment can be swift and vengeance terrible. Travis soon finds himself on trial for his life--and the only way Maggie can save him is by betraying her husband, their family and the world they built together.
Paul Revere's ride you are there ( Visual )
in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite and others, retell the story of Paul Revere's ride as if the viewer were watching present day happenings on the ABC News.
Semi-Tough ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"A tongue-in-cheek look at the world of sports and romance ... Kris Kristofferson and Burt Reynolds are professional football players on the same team and in amorous pursuit of the same woman (Jill Clayburgh). This film is also a camp look at the 70's psychological 'find yourself' scene"--Exterior container.
Das richterliche Prüfungsrecht von Gesetzen und Verordnungen nach dem Staatsrechte Preussens und des Reichs by Walter Bernstein ( Book )
4 editions published in 1918 in German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An almost perfect affair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The story of an idealistic first-time director who lives for his art--until his heart is stolen by the gorgeous, worldly wife of an Italian producer at the Cannes Film Festival. A passionate, made-in-Hollywood affair begins, but the couple's romance is tested as they face the temptations of fame and fortune--and try to keep their sanity amidst the madness around them.
African American men--Diseases Alabama--Macon County Bernstein, Walter Biography Blacklisting of authors Blacklisting of entertainers Coal miners Cold War (1945-1989) Comedy films Communism Drama False personation Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired Ghostwriters Historical films Human experimentation in medicine International relations Irish Americans Italy Made-for-TV movies McCarthy, Joseph,--1908-1957 Medical films (Motion pictures) Military campaigns Molly Maguires (Organization) Motion pictures Nazis New York (State)--New York Nineteen fifties Nuclear warfare Nuclear weapons Pennsylvania Personal narratives--American Political films Screenwriters Social problem films Soviet Union Syphilis Syphilis--Research Television adaptations Television adaptations Tuskegee Syphilis Study United States United States.--Congress.--House.--Committee on Un-American Activities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War criminals War television programs World War (1939-1945)
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