WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Edmond 1915-1985

Overview
Works: 436 works in 1,370 publications in 6 languages and 22,627 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, Editor, Costume designer, Author, fmd, Speaker, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edmond O'Brien
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

61 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,241 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 )

46 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenderfoot lawyer is determined to rid a small town of a bad man, and is aided by his friend and protector
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,589 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 )

56 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,522 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 1,059 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 )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 972 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 )

95 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Bigelow, a real-estate salesman, is 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
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 910 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. Their mission is to be reduced, along with their craft, to microscope size, and to enter the bloodstream to save him
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 860 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 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American general's aide discovers that his boss intends a military takeover because he considers the President's pacifism traitorous
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 633 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
The longest day( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 599 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 )

25 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 589 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 470 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 440 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 )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 400 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 372 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 )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 299 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 by Don Knotts( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost and Mr. Chicken: Knotts plays a small town typesetter with dreams of becoming a reporter who agrees to spend a night in an allegedly haunted house
 
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The man who shot Liberty Valance
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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
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

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Edmond O'Brien amerikansk skuespiller

Edmond O'Brien attore statunitense

O'Brian, Edmond 1915-1985

O'Brien, Edmond

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

এডমন্ড ওব্রায়েন

エドモンド・オブライエン

愛門·奧'勃連

艾德蒙·奥布莱恩

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