WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Edmond 1915-1985

Overview
Works: 508 works in 1,482 publications in 5 languages and 22,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Film noir  Historical films  Gangster films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Author, Costume designer, Contributor, Other, fmd, Speaker
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 )

56 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the old west fades away an aging band of outlaws attempt to rob an Army train prior to World War I
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

45 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,162 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)
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

52 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by William Dieterle( Visual )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 1,038 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Don Siegel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 858 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
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

28 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite team of medical and scientific specialists races 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, to enter the bloodstream to save him
Seven days in May by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 768 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 hitch-hiker by Ida Lupino( Visual )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 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
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 652 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
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 627 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 )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 600 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 America, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 573 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
D.O.A. by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

39 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is slipped a dose of slow-acting poison, a man sets out to find his own murderer
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 487 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.O.A. by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

67 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation in San Francisco, Frank Bigelow is poisoned by a deadly, slow-acting poison. Can he find his murderer before time runs out?
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespearean classic that provides a portrait of the political infighting and lust for power of a turbulent, blood-stained era
The man who shot Liberty Valance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 432 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 )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 390 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 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling salesman is caught between two spouses, one an upper-crust lady and the other a tough-talking waitress. A look at a lonely man who finds himself married to two different women
 
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The man who shot Liberty ValanceWhite heatWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarThe Hunchback of Notre DameErnest Hemingway's The killersFantastic voyageThe hitch-hikerD.O.A.Julius Caesar
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Brien, Edmund O' 1915-1985

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O'Brian, Edmond 1915-1985

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O'Brien, Redmond 1915-1985

Едмонд О'Браєн

О’Брайен, Эдмонд

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אדמונד או'בראיין

إدموند أوبراين

ادموند اوبرایان بازیگر آمریکایی

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