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Bernstein, Walter

Works: 141 works in 302 publications in 4 languages and 5,838 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Biography  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Creator, Producer, Director, Conceptor, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Walter Bernstein
Miss Evers' boys ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,282 WorldCat member 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
Fail-safe by Eugene Burdick ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A computer malfunction causes nuclear equiped 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
The Molly Maguires by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member 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
The front by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member 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 by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member 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
Durango ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1939 Ireland, a young man decides to lead a 40-mile cattle drive rather than selling his cattle to an unscrupulous local buyer"--Internet movie database, unknown date
The house on Carroll Street ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member 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
The Betsy by Harold Robbins ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and French and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from a Harold Robbins potboiler, "The Betsy" offers power struggles, incest, adultery, gold digging, and car racing. Laurence Olivier plays a ruthless but fallible auto tycoon with a tortured family history including a weakling son (Paul Rudd), a daughter-in-law he loves too much (Katharine Ross), a resentful grandson (Robert Duvall), and a devoted great-granddaughter (Kathleen Beller) to whom he bequeaths most of his fortune. In the midst of all these family squabbles is racing enthusiast Angelo Perino (a very young Tommy Lee Jones) whom the old man hires to build a revolutionary, ecologically advanced car which will be called The Betsy after his great-granddaughter. Angelo builds The Betsy (the car), seduces Betsy (the great-granddaughter), and even has a fling with Duvall's mistress, played by the haughty Lesley-Anne Down
Little Miss Marker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member 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 held by 65 WorldCat member 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 )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hidden ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurist Harry Venn neemt uit nieuwsgierigheid een opdracht aan om een crimineel op te sporen
The affair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member 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
Paris blues by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two American jazz musicians in Paris meet two young American teachers on vacation and a romance ensues
The house on Carroll Street : a novel by Mollie Gregory ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An almost perfect affair ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member 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
Semi-tough ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
Harold Robbins' The Betsy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He's an outsider, an interloper within the Hardeman family that runs the Bethlehem Motors automobile empire. He's Angelo Perino, determined to bring on line an innovative new car, the Betsy, and making his presence known from the boardroom to the bedroom
The Molly Maguires. Based on a screenplay by Walter Bernstein by James O'Neill ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Revere's ride you are there ( Visual )
in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
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English (108)
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Spanish (1)
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