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Stefano, Joseph

Works: 65 works in 327 publications in 8 languages and 5,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Romantic comedy films  Suspense fiction  Horror films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Adapter, Conceptor, Other, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joseph Stefano
Most widely held works by Joseph Stefano
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

143 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She only gets to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks and they cannot get married because of Sam's alimony high payments. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother
The black orchid by Martin Ritt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son. Some suspect that Rose's demand for a lavish lifestyle pushed her husband to a life of crime, and they blame her for his death. Widower Frank Valente is attracted to Rose, and must convince her that real love exists. He must also deal with his own daughter, who has her own reasons for opposing his marriage to Rose
The outer limits. the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
Two bits by James Foley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is August 26. It is 1933. During the heat of summer in an Italian neighborhood in South Philly, it is the day that La Paloma--the newest movie theater in the neighborhood--opens. Until 6 pm, there is a special rate: get in for only 25 cents. Movie-mad Gennaro sets out to get two bits, spending all day roaming the streets, looking for odd jobs that will pay enough for him to afford a matinee. Gennaro's quest takes place in an America where the only thing scarcer than money is employment. When he finds his pockets are still empty after a day of unforgettable adventures, his mischievous Grandpa offers him an intriguing bargain
Alfred Hitchcock the essentials collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In North by northwest, an ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
Psycho : screenplay by Joseph Stefano( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenplay of the film Psycho, directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Hitch Alfred the auteur( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-part examination of the life and works of Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense, whose career spanned over 60 years. This second program traces the second half of his career. Commentary from Hitchcock, actors, and production specialists help chronicle the making of such classics as The Birds, Rear Window, Vertigo and Psycho. Also looks at Hitchcock's ambivalence toward the popular TV show that brought him into millions of living rooms. Features extensive film clips, interviews, and previously unavailable materials, including outtakes, filmed auditions, and Hitchcock's own home movies
The galaxy being( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio station owner builds three-dimensional TV receiver which can display deep-space radio signals. These signals take the form of a "galaxy being" composed of pure energy, whose radiation threatens human life
Psychose by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marion Crane à commis un vol, elle décide de passer la nuit dans un motel. Mais dans ce vieux motel désert et isolé, il est extrement dangereux de séjourner
Psycho Psychose by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psicosis Psycho( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una joven secretaria, tras cometer un robo en su empresa, huye de la ciudad y, después de conducir durante horas, decide descansar en un pequeño motel de carretera regentado por un tímido joven llamado Norman. Todo parece normal y tranquilo tanto en el apartado motel como en la casa de al lado en la que viven Norman y su madre, pero las cosas no son lo que parecen." --Filmaffinty web site
Psyco( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una bella impiegata ruba quarantamila dollari e fugge. Cambia la macchina, si trova nel mezzo di un temporale e decide di passare la notte in un motel. Il proprietario è Norman, all'apparenza un ottimo ragazzo che manifesta soltanto qualche piccola stranezza, come quella di impagliare uccelli. Il motel non ospita nessun altro cliente. La donna decide di fare una doccia prima di dormire. Sotto l'acqua viene aggredita e uccisa da un'altra donna, che si intravvede appena. La mattina Norman scopre il corpo. Sconvolto fa pulizia, mette il cadavere nel bagagliaio e fa sparire la macchina nelle sabbie mobili. Sconvolto perché sa che l'assassina è sua madre, che è patologicamente gelosa del figlio e non sopporta neppure che parli con altre donne. Un investigatore privato, con l'aiuto del fidanzato della donna uccisa, riesce a risolvere la matassa, anche se ci rimette la vita. (Mymovies)
The outer limits the Bellero shield( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated inventor invents a laser machine, which fails to impress his father. His apsiring wife Judith finds out and vents her frustration by firing a laser gun at the invention. To her surprise in intercepts a space alien
The outer limits specimen: unknown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Lieutenant Rupert Howard discovers strange life forms clinging to the walls of the space lab, he removes several of the mushroom-shaped 'space barnacles' and incubates them for examination. They quickly mature into huge white flowers and, without warning, spray Howard with freesh spores and a lethal vapor."--Container
Psycho IV the beginning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chilling prequel to the classic Hitchcock thriller. Norman Bates is drawn to a late night radio show where the host encourages him to share his ideas about matricide. Norman recounts his trials as a young boy living with a schizophrenic mother
Futz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of Futz includes, among other things, pyromania, sex, murder, incest, and transvestitism, not necessarily in that order. In short, it's about a man in love with a pig! Described as a 'rural drama', one man's unnatural affections for his swine cause his neighbors to freak out (to use the 60's term) in numerous bizarre and tragic ways"--Container
The outer limits the invisibles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A loner in enemy territory, secret government agent Spain infiltrates the ranks of the Invisibles, a subversive underground society of the nation's power brokers who are possessed by alien parasites."--Container
Psycho by Robert Bloch( )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Crane believes she has found shelter from the storm when she checks into the Bates Motel, but the knife-wielding owner, Norman Bates, soon rips her piece of mind to shreds and the nightmare begins
Psicosis by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una chica que ha robado dinero en su trabajo desaparece después de haber pasado la noche en un aislado hotel donde fue recibida por el propietario, cuya vida está dominada por su madre quien vive en una tétrica mansión en una colina al lado del hotel
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Joseph Stefano amerikansk manusfrfattare

Joseph Stefano amerikansk manusforfatter

Joseph Stefano amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Joseph Stefano sceneggiatore statunitense

Joseph Stefano US-amerikanischer Entertainer und Drehbuchautor

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جوزف استفانو فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی


Alfred Hitchcock's PsychoThe black orchidThe outer limits the Bellero shield