WorldCat Identities

Perkins, Anthony 1932-1992

Works: 419 works in 1,676 publications in 11 languages and 22,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Musical films  Horror films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  War films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Artist, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anthony Perkins
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

305 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,905 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
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

32 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yossarian, a reluctant bombadier stationed in the Mediterranean in World War II, has come to the utterly sane conclusion that everyone is trying to kill him. The Germans, yes, but also commanding officers supposedly on his own side like Col. Cathcart, who keeps raising the number of missions his flyers must perform to finish their tours. Everybody seems equally dead-set on his destruction, and Yossarian is just as determined to stay alive. An enormous and excellent ensemble cast bring to life the lunacy and logical illogic of Joseph Heller's classic novel
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise
Robert Whitlow's The trial by Orson Welles( Visual )

210 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man awakens one morning to find himself arrested for undisclosed charges. To uncover the reasons behind his charges and to protest his innocence, he tries to look behind the facade of the judicial systems, all to no avail
Friendly persuasion by William Wyler( Visual )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heart-warming story about the day-to-day experiences of a Quaker family living in Indiana in 1862, showing their religious beliefs, their worldly temptations, their petty feuds, and their reactions in a time of crisis
The black hole by Jeb Rosebrook( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists are all aboard an Earth discovery vessel on a fruitless search for life in space when they encounter a lost spaceship perched on the event horizon of the universe's most powerful phenomenon, a black hole
Eugene O'Neill's Desire under the elms by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th century New England, this is a classic tale of greed, lust and family hatred which shatters a family's life
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Bean is a self-made man and saloon-keeper who proclaims himself the law west of the Pecos River, and becomes known as the "Hanging Judge," though he wasn't a judge at all. He writes admiring letters to actress Lily Langtry and makes his own kind of frontier justice in Texas
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
Mahogany( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor girl is a success when she becomes a world-famous fashion model and designer. But at the same time, she yearns for her boyfriend back home
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and German and held by 473 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
Psycho II by Richard Franklin( Visual )

33 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the asylum after 22 years, murderer Norman Bates comes home and again hears Mother
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Fiona Beddall( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A train full of suspects and one murder victim travels from Istanbul to Calais
The tin star by Anthony Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taciturn marshal-turned-bounty hunter Morg Hickman rides into a small town where new sheriff Ben Owens is the sole representative of the law. Sensing that the boy could use some seasoning, Hickman makes it his mission to teach the sheriff how to protect himself against the criminal element. The older Hickman and the younger Owens find they are kindred spirits in their dedication. Using the lessons learned, Owens proves his worth by taking on the town hothead
Evening primrose( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to cope with the pressures of the outside world, a poet hides inside a locked department store. But as night falls, he discovers a group of hermits who've been living there for years. Among them is Ella, a frightened girl who desperately wants to leave
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugo's story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, who is aided by a good bishop and pursued relentlessly by the fanatical Inspector Javert, expresses the author's humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolly Levi is a crafty turn-of-the-century marriage broker who's determined to land a wealthy client--for herself!
Fear strikes out( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and French and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the record books closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime batting average of .272. But before all that, Piersall faced a foe much tougher: mental illness. Based on the true story
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PsychoAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
Alternative Names
Anthony Perkins actor estadounidense

Anthony Perkins aktor amerykański

Anthony Perkins American actor and director

Anthony Perkins Amerikaans filmacteur

Anthony Perkins amerykański aktor, reżyser

Anthony Perkins attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Anthony Perkins cinéaste américain

Anthony Perkins US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Antonius Perkins

Entoni Perkins

Entonijs Pērkinss

Perkins, Anthony

Perkins, Tony 1932-1992

Tony Perkins

Άντονι Πέρκινς

Антъни Пъркинс

Ентоні Перкінс

Энтони Перкинс американский актёр и режиссёр

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אנתוני פרקינס

אנתוני פרקינס זמר אמריקאי

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On the beachRobert Whitlow's The trialThe black holePsycho IIAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionThe tin starLes Misérables