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O'Brien, Edmond 1915-1985

Works: 316 works in 1,112 publications in 7 languages and 21,688 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Western films  Film noir  War films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Editor, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edmond O'Brien
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

46 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,601 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 )

58 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
White heat by Hua xu( Visual )

58 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,534 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 William Dieterle( Visual )

21 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Laughton is remarkable as the deaf, grotesque hunchback who rescues a beautiful Gypsy girl (O'Hara) from the noose of an ugly mob. Swooping down from the bell tower, he carries her away to the cathedral where she can claim sanctuary. And there, as he protects her from death, he is moved by her great beauty and falls in love with her
D.O.A. by Cory Yuen( Visual )

110 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,053 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 )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convicted murderer gains respect & celebrity as an ornithologist while serving a life sentence in prison
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 931 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 )

56 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 785 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
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

31 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced along with their submarine-like craft to microscope size, enter the bloodstream of the ailing scientist, and journey to the brain to perform an emergency procedure. With only sixty minutes to complete their mission, the scientists find themselves fighting off an attack by white corpuscles, caught in a tornado-like storm in the lungs, and struggling to survive sabotage from one of their own
Seven days in May( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 664 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 )

46 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 664 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 )

27 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 590 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 580 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 golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 480 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 )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 401 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 )

36 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress
When worlds collide by Lun Ya( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and French and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage to the bottom of the sea: Admiral Nelson takes scientists in his futuristic atomic submarine to explode a belt of radiation. Fantastic voyage: Follows the treacherous voyage of five scientists who are reduced to microscopic size and injected into the bloodstream of an injured Czechoslovak scientist to remove a cerebral blood clot which must be repaired from inside the brain
The girl can't help it by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

19 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
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( Recording )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 247 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
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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 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

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The wild bunchWhite heatThe Hunchback of Notre DameD.O.A.Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man--Ernest Hemingway's The killersThe hitch-hikerFantastic voyageWhen worlds collide