WorldCat Identities

Perkins, Anthony 1932-1992

Works: 350 works in 1,484 publications in 11 languages and 21,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Historical films  Juvenile works  History  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Artist, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anthony Perkins
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

252 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

34 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,622 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 )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,464 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 )

204 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,360 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 )

26 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 984 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
Ramona and Beezus by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 686 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 )

26 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 639 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
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The explosive, courage-filled story of the Allied resistance and Paris liberation of 1944!" -- Container
Mahogany( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 443 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
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 442 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
Psycho II by Richard Franklin( Visual )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the asylum after 22 years, murderer Norman Bates comes home and again hears Mother
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Fiona Beddall( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Hercule Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the Calais Coach of the Orient Express hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 338 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
Les misérables by Claude-Michel Schönberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 325 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 tin star by Anthony Mann( Visual )

19 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 315 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 )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 293 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
The matchmaker by Joseph Anthony( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 283 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
Pretty poison by Prism Entertainment( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and German and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally unstable man takes a break from arson to pursue a young girl with a big attitude. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as she uses his devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends
La decade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

35 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. A psychological drama of sex and murder
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Les misérables
Alternative Names
Anthony Perkins aktor amerykański

Anthony Perkins Amerikaans filmacteur

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

Перкинс, Энтони

Энтони Перкинс американский актёр и режиссёр

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אנתוני פרקינס

آنتونی پرکینز بازیگر، خواننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ენტონი პერკინსი

앤서니 퍼킨스

퍼킨스, 앤서니

퍼킨스, 앤터니

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On the beachRobert Whitlow's The trialRamona and BeezusPsycho IILes misérablesThe tin starAnthony Perkins : a haunted life