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Langella, Frank

Overview
Works: 352 works in 971 publications in 6 languages and 33,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Anecdotes  Biography  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank Langella
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,869 WorldCat member 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 by Ron Howard ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,301 WorldCat member 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 with be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
The tale of Despereaux by Sam Fell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,988 WorldCat member 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, who leads him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness. Based on the heartwarming children's bestselling book and featuring the voice talents of an all-star cast, The Tale of Despereaux is a magical, modern fairytale that's destined to win the hearts of young and old alike
Dave by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member 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
Wall Street money never sleeps by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Secuela de la película "Wall Street" (1987), ambientada veinte años después. Una vez puesto en libertad, luego de cumplir una prolongada condena en prisión, el implacable experto de Wall Street Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) se siente desorientado dentro de un mundo que alguna vez dominó. Ahora busca rehacer la relación con su hija y vengar al mentor de su futuro yerno en las finanzas
Unknown by Liam Neeson ( Visual )
46 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member 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
Robot & Frank by Frank Langella ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank is an aging ex-jewel thief, and his two grown children are worried that he can no longer care for himself. In deciding what to do with Frank, the most likely option appears to be putting him in a nursing home. But Frank's son comes up with another option: buy Frank a walking, talking robot programmed to look after him and improve his physical and mental health. Frank resists the robot at first, but he warms to it after realizing that it could be the perfect heist companion
The box by Richard Kelly ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member 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
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil
Stephen Hawking's universe by Stephen Hawking ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member 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
Cutthroat Island by Renny Harlin ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member 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
Small soldiers by Joe Dante ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member 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 twelve chairs ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member 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
All good things ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member 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
Starting out in the evening ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member 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
Moses ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and German and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of reluctant leader Moses leading the Jews out of bondage in Egypt
Jason and the Argonauts ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member 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
Dracula by John Badham ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member 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
Junior ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member 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
The eccentricities of a nightingale by Tennessee Williams ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner portrays the sensitive spinster Alma Winemiller in this 1948 drama by Tennessee Williams, a radically revised version of his earlier play Summer and Smoke, set in Mississippi at the turn of the century. Frustrated with longing for the socially prominent young doctor next door, the eccentric, highly emotional minister's daughter decides to settle for one night with him in a rented hotel room."--Container
 
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English (301)
Spanish (13)
German (11)
French (5)
Italian (1)
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