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O'Brien, Edmond 1915-1985

Works: 422 works in 1,330 publications in 6 languages and 22,545 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Editor, Other, Speaker, fmd, Contributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edmond O'Brien
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

57 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au début du siècle, dans une petite ville du Sud du Texas proche de la frontière mexicaine, une bande de pillards s'apprête à attaquer les bureaux de la Compagnie des Chemins de Fer. Mais des chasseurs de prime veillent...l'affrontement dégénère et seuls cinq survivants parviennent à atteindre le Mexique, alors dévasté par une guerre civile. Le règlement de comptes final n'en sera que plus brutal. (Source : jaquette)
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

43 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shane: A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespearean classic that provides a portrait of the political infighting and lust for power of a turbulent, blood-stained era
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

55 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
D.O.A. by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

97 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is slipped a dose of slow-acting poison, a man sets out to find his own murderer
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from a blood clot on the brain
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Don Siegel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
The hitch-hiker by Ida Lupino( Visual )

49 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two middle-class American homebodies on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip decide to pick up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer. Suddenly their car and their very lives are commandeered by psychopathic serial killer. Notable for being the only true 'Film Noir' directed by a woman
Seven days in May by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?"--Container
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

32 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an actress's rise to stardom, and the emptiness she finds at the top
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view - the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites of France
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

24 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrayal of an actor who finds his on stage role of Othello is affecting his off stage life as murderous revenge begins to seem reasonable
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The man who shot Liberty Valance( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director [John] Ford brings us to the lawless frontier village of Shinbone, a town plagued by a larger-than-life nemesis, Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin). [James] Stewart plays the bungling but charming big-city lawyer determined to rid Shinbone of Valance, and he finds that he has an unlikely ally -- in the form of a rugged local rancher (John Wayne). The two men also share the same love interest (Vera Miles). But when the final showdown becomes inevitable, one of the two will attempt to get the gunman ... but the other one will wind up getting the girl"--Container
D-day the sixth of June( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman
The bigamist by Ida Lupino( Visual )

43 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress
The girl can't help it by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jayne Mansfield plays a blonde who is being coached to become a nightclub singer by her racketeer boyfriend. To help her along, he hires a hungry talent agent to boost her career into the big time
Don Knotts : reluctant hero pack( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reluctant astronaut: Knotts plays a small-town amusement park ride operator with a fear of heights who gets a job with NASA--as a janitor. He gets to confront his fear of heights when NASA devises a program to send a civilian into space
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The man who shot Liberty Valance
Alternative Names
Brien, Edmund O' 1915-1985

Edmond O’Brien US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Edmond O'Brien acteur américain

Edmond O'Brien actor

Edmond O'Brien aktor amerykański

Edmond O'Brien Amerikaans acteur

Edmond O'Brien amerikansk skådespelare

Edmond O'Brien amerikansk skodespelar

Edmond O'Brien amerikansk skuespiller

Edmond O'Brien attore statunitense

O'Brian, Edmond 1915-1985

O'Brien, Edmund 1915-1985

O'Brien, Redmond 1915-1985

Едмонд О'Браєн

О’Брайен, Эдмонд

אדמונד או'בראיין

إدموند أوبراين

ادموند اوبرایان بازیگر آمریکایی

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The man who shot Liberty ValanceWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarWhite heatThe Hunchback of Notre DameBirdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--D.O.A.Fantastic voyageErnest Hemingway's The killersThe hitch-hiker