Most widely held works about Frank Langella
Most widely held works by Frank Langella
Good night, and good luck ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,502 libraries worldwide
Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.
Frost/Nixon ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,930 libraries worldwide
Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results.
The tale of Despereaux ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.
Wall Street money never sleeps ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
Following a lengthy prison term, Gordon Gekko finds himself on the outside looking in at a world he once commanded. Hoping to repair his relationship with his daughter, Winnie, Gekko forges an alliance with her fiancé, Jake. But Winnie and Jake learn the hard way that Gekko is still a master manipulator who will stop at nothing to reclaim his rightful place at the top of Wall Street.
Dave ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
Kevin Kline stars as an off-the-wall, temporary replacement for the missing president. His unusual style of governing and decision making tip off the opposition that something is definitely "out-of-order" in Washington.
Stephen Hawking's universe ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Presents the latest advances in cosmological thought, including the mathematics of astronomy, the Big Bang theory of creation, the nature of matter, the discovery and implications of dark matter, quasars and black holes, and the question of how the Big Bang began.
The box ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
Norma and Arthur Lewis are a suburban couple with a young child. After Arthur losses his job, they receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. Arlington Steward is a mysterious stranger who delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, by pressing this button it will simultaneously cause the death of another person somewhere in the world, someone they don't know. With 24 hours to decide, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.
Unknown ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth.
Small soldiers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down.
The ninth gate ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 767 libraries worldwide
A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil.
Starting out in the evening ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Battling illness and unable to finish a novel that has taken him ten years to write, aging novelist Leonard Schiller is slipping into literary obscurity. At one time a famous author, Schiller has been all but forgotten by the readers, colleagues and critics who once praised his works. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious graduate student, convinces Schiller that her thesis could reintroduce his writing to the world, the reclusive writer is forced to confront his past regrets.
Cutthroat Island ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Morgan Adams, the female captain of a pirate ship, is on a treasure hunt for millions of pounds of gold reportedly buried somewhere on Cutthroat Island. She and her uncles each hold sections of the map to the treasure. While Morgan is willing to make deals and agree to share the wealth in order to put the map together, her Uncle Dawg would rather kill everyone in his way, including his niece.
Moses ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of reluctant leader Moses leading the Jews out of bondage in Egypt.
All good things ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
" ... a love story and a murder mystery set against the backdrop of a New York real estate dynasty in the 1980s ... inspired by the disappearance of Kathie McCormack, wife of real estate heir Robert Durst. Mr. Durst was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Kathie who disappeared in 1982 and was never found"--Container.
Junior ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Dr. Alex Hesse and his associate, Dr. Larry Arbogast have developed a wondrous new drug to ensure healthy pregnancies. But when the government forbids further testing of their creation, Alex and Larry secretly move forward with a daring plan. And Dr. Hesse become pregnant, which leads to comedy, romance and maternal love.
Jason and the Argonauts ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
A young Greek prince sees his father murdered by his uncle and flees, returning twenty years later to reclaim the throne. To save his own life, Prince Jason pledges to deliver the coveted Golden Fleece to his Uncle Pelias. Embarking with a crew of superheros, he undertakes a perilous voyage to find his destiny.
The twelve chairs ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
When a former aristocrat who is now a Russian clerk under the new Soviet regime learns that his dying mother-in-law sewed a fortune of family jewels into one of twelve dining room chairs, he sets off across Russia to find it--with an opportunist, a priest and his former servant all in pursuit.
Dracula ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This stylish new production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella, repeating his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis. A great cast, fine direction, and a superbly atmospheric musical score make this the ultimate Dracula.
Balanchine the father of American ballet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Through rare archival audio and video footage, interviews, film, and photographs, this program traces Balanchine's life from his youth, through his work for Hollywood and Broadway, to his creation of the New York City Ballet. Features selections from many of his ballets, including Chaconne, Agon, Symphony in C, Apollo, A midsummer night's dream, and Western symphony.
Eddie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 402 libraries worldwide
A die-hard basketball fan with slammin' sense of humor shocks everyone when she wins a half-time contest that leads to the head coaching job for the New York Knicks.
Abuse of administrative power Action and adventure films Amnesia Animated films Avarice Biographical films Biography Comedy films Cosmology Dilemma Documentary television programs Drama Ear--Abnormalities Egypt Ethics Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Frost, David,--1939 Apr. 7- Germany--Berlin Hawking, S. W. Historical films Horror films Identity theft Impersonation Investment banking Knights and knighthood Married people--Conduct of life McCarthy, Joseph,--1908-1957 Mice Murrow, Edward R New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Wall Street New York Stock Exchange Nixon, Richard M.--1913-1994 Presidents Princesses Science fiction films Stockbrokers Television broadcasting of news Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Congress.--House.--Committee on Un-American Activities Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Watergate Affair (1972-1974)
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