WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Edmond 1915-1985

Overview
Works: 361 works in 988 publications in 5 languages and 20,378 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Historical films  Filmed plays  Melodrama  Personal narratives 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edmond O'Brien
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

32 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 2,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman (Liberty Valance)
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

40 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914, Texas bandits are ambushed by an old enemy and die bloodily in defence of one of their number against a ruthless Mexican revolutionary
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

40 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
D.O.A by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

86 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Bigelow, a real-estate salesman, is accidentally given a slow-acting, lethal poison. In the few hours left to him he frantically seeks to learn who is responsible and why he was poisoned
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 977 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
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 771 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
The hitch-hiker by Ida Lupino( Visual )

37 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 754 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 673 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
Seven days in May( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 652 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 )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 566 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 longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the United States, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day."
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by William Dieterle( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel about the deformed bell-ringer Quasimodo. This title has been repackaged
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 472 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
D-day the sixth of June( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 399 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 )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 309 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 )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 294 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
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( Recording )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmond O'Brien reads the 1895 war novel by Stephen Crane. Considered one of the most influential works in American literature it features a young recruit in the American Civil War who is faced by the cruelty of war
1984 by George Orwell( Visual )

26 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big-Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Wilson Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime
 
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The man who shot Liberty Valance
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Brien, Edmund O' 1915-1985

Edmond O’Brien US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Edmond O'Brien acteur amricain

Edmond O'Brien aktor amerykański

Edmond O'Brien Amerikaans acteur

Edmond O'Brien amerikansk skdespelare

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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

ادموند اوبرایان بازیگر آمریکایی

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The wild bunchWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarWhite heatD.O.ABirdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man--Fantastic voyageThe hitch-hikerErnest Hemingway's The killersThe Hunchback of Notre Dame