WorldCat Identities

Perkins, Anthony 1932-1992

Works: 427 works in 1,773 publications in 11 languages and 22,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Historical films  History  Musical films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
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 )

353 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 5,463 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 )

36 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,632 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 )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 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 )

222 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecific crime and is prepared for questioning and trial
Friendly persuasion by William Wyler( Visual )

28 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Quaker family and the crisis which surrounds them with the onset of the Civil War
The black hole by Jeb Rosebrook( Visual )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 717 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 )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th century New England is a tale of greed, lust and family hatred. Young Anna comes to the farm as Ephraim's new bride, his third wife. She begins devising ways to inherit the land Eben claims should be passed on to him. The tension that grows between them is finally released in a passionate affair originally planned by Anna to produce a child for Ephraim in order to claim sole inheritance of the farm. Too late, she realizes she is really in love with Eben--a feeling the young man shares
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 543 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
Mahogany( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 496 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
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

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

"The explosive, courage-filled story of the Allied resistance and Paris liberation of 1944!" -- Container
Psycho II by Richard Franklin( Visual )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psycho IV: When Norman Bates is drawn to a late night radio show where he shares his views on the topic of matricide--he relives his trials as a young boy living with his widowed schizophrenic mother. These haunting memories threaten to rekindle his killing urge
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 341 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
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Fiona Beddall( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 314 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
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 )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 307 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 294 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
Fear strikes out( Visual )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and French and held by 279 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
Psycho III by Anthony Perkins( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A failed nun and a sleazy musician find the desert motel Norman Bates runs in memory of his mother
The matchmaker by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

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

In this early adaptation of Thornton Wilder's hit Broadway play, we meet matchmaker Dolly Levi, who is always good at arranging things primarily matrimonial and has now set her sights on the domestic affairs of one Mr Vandergelder, a cold-hearted local store owner. The difference this time, however, is that she plans to be the one to marry him! As Dolly plots and schemes her way into Vandergelder's heart, she brings Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine and Robert Morse along for the ride and gives them a taste of cupid's arrow
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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 pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Anthony Perkins US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Antonius Perkins

Entoni Perkins

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Perkins, Anthony

Perkins, Tony 1932-1992

Tony Perkins

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