WorldCat Identities

Burns, Mark 1936-2007

Works: 40 works in 183 publications in 7 languages and 3,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Historical films  Television mini-series  Vampire television programs  Horror television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Internet videos 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PS3525.I5156, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mark Burns
Most widely held works by Mark Burns
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging traveling salesman Willly Loman confronts the emptiness of his life
Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

60 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer Gustav von Aschenbach takes a convalescent holiday at the Venice Lido after the death of his child and the disastrous reception of his new compositions. Bored, he indulges an idle, whimsical, faintly epicurean interest in a beautiful boy sporting on the beach. The boy represents an ideal of perfect physical beauty; his youth and naturalness reproach Aschenbach's vanity and creative sterility. The onset of a deadly pestilence resolves his infatuation, as corruption eventually compromises all ideals
Jean Genet's The maids( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve
Count Dracula by Bram Stoker( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. It is in the Count's castle that Jonathan becomes a prisoner, and discovers Dracula's true nature
Death in Venice( Visual )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fastidious composer reeling from a disastrous concert, Gustav von Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) travels to Venice to recover. There, he is struck by a vision of pure beauty in the form of a young boy named Tadzio (Björn Andrésen), his infatuation developing into an obsession even as rumors of a plague spread through the city. Based on the novella by Thomas Mann, this late masterpiece from Luchino Visconti is a meditation on the nature of art, the allure of beauty, and the inescapability of death. Setting Mann's story of queer desire and bodily decay against the music of Gustav Mahler, it is one of cinema's most exalted literary adaptations
Morte a Venezia = Mort à Venise by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un luxueux palace du Lido, le professeur Gustav Von Aschenbach, compositeur fatigué et malade, s'isole dans une solitude volontaire et observe les riches clients de l'endroit. Tadzio, un adolescent au visage d'ange, au regard impudent, capte son intérêt... Obsédé par sa beauté et troublé par son attitude, le professeur ne saura fuir sa présence envoûtante... (Jaquette)
The maids by Jean Genet( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a despised mistress. Whenever the mistress leaves, the sisters act out an increasingly bizarre psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their lust for revenge
Der Tod in Venedig by Thomas Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this adaptation of the Thomas Mann novel, avant-garde composer Gustave Aschenbach (loosely based on Gustav Mahler) travels to a Venetian seaside resort in search of repose after a period of artistic and personal stress. But he finds no peace there, for he soon develops a troubling attraction to an adolescent boy, Tadzio, on vacation with his family. The boy embodies an ideal of beauty that Aschenbach has long sought and he becomes infatuated. However, the onset of a deadly pestilence threatens them both physically and represents the corruption that compromises and threatens all ideals." (IMDb)
Zombies unbrained : 12 film flesh fest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Tod in Venedig die berühmte Geschichte eines vom Jugendwahn besessenen Mannes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and Portuguese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auf der Suche nach seiner Jugend kommt der Komponist Gustav von Aschenbach nach Venedig. Von Aschenbach ist deprimiert, die Faszination dieser Stadt bleibt ihm verschlossen. Und die Erinnerungen an seine Jugend bringen keine Befreiung, sondern lassen seine Verzweiflung noch grösser werden. Plötzlich kommt es zu einer Begegnung, die sein Leben verändert. Eine Begegnung, die den sehnlichen Wunsch in ihm hervorruft, wieder jung zu sein. Er trifft Tradizio, einen blonden Jüngling. Doch als sein Leben anfängt, beginnt in Venedig das Sterben. (Quelle: Umschlag)
A Day at the beach by The Lyons Group( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Polanski wrote the screenplay for this decidedly offbeat drama. Bernie (Mark Burns) plays a rootless wanderer with a fondness for alcohol and no clear goals in life. Bernie stumbles into a seaside resort community with Winnie (Beatrice Edney), a young girl in leg braces, in tow. As Bernie starts hitting the bottle, his physical and emotional stability starts to crumble, and Winnie begins to worry for his safety, until he finally collapses and Winnie panics, with no one left to look after her. Peter Sellers makes a brief cameo appearance as a gay shopkeeper who sets up a booth to take advantage of the beach traffic
Home before midnight( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When hit songwriter Mike Beresford rescues a stranded hitch-hiker named Ginny, a steamy romance transpires. But passion turns to prosecution when Ginny's parents reveal that she is only fourteen. True to form, Walker questions the 'justice' of a legal system that plots to destroy Mike's livelihood, and morally implicates the viewer by encouraging us to share in Mike's fondness for Ginny, even after we learn she is underaged."--Container
The adventures of Gerard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about Brigadier Etienne Gerard, a vain, egotistical, Hussar officer serving in the French Army during the Napoleonic Wars' occupation of Spain, who is utterly convinced that he is the bravest soldier, greatest swordsman, most accomplished horseman and most gallant that ever lived - and intends to prove it
D.H. Lawrence's The virgin and the gypsy( Visual )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world of rigidity and suppression, a minister's daughter fights for her freedom, and finds it in an unlikely man
House of the living dead( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insane scientist has been experimenting with the transfer of souls between human beings. The crazed doctor has conducted his nefarious deeds upon even his own family members, including the exchange of his own soul into his brother's body. With his soul now inhabiting a new body, the madman believes he can continue his experiments uninterrupted
The virgin and the gypsy by Christopher Miles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love story of a young woman named Yvette and a gypsy lad whose name she doesn't even know
The stud( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joan Collins ... is back and she's fierier than ever as Fontaine Khaled, the bored wife of a rich businessman and the owner of London's hottest club, The Hobo. Tony Blake, ... who doubles as Fontaine's boy toy, manages the club. But with Fontaine's debauched behavior and erotic demands, Tony secretly plans to break away from his benefactor. When Alexandra, Fontaine's stepdaughter, grabs Tony's attention, it will be a battle of seduction as Fontaine stops at nothing to make sure nobody takes her stud"--Container
The bitch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking refuge in New York from the twin misfortunes of losing both husband and lover, disco owner Fontaine Khaled soon finds sanctuary and pleasure in the arms of other men. Returning to London she meets Nico Cantafora whose sexual talents are matched by a total lack of scruples and whose need to funds has driven him to smuggle diamonds for the Mob
Giordano Bruno by Giuliano Montaldo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El monje renacentista es presentado en la Venecia de fines del siglo XVI. Hombre de mente abierta, predica valientemente una religión universal que dispense a la humanidad de las guerras religiosas. El juicio por herejía al que es sometido está representado en la cinta con una intensidad dramática extraordinariamente precisa. Ahí Bruno aparece como un detractor del dogma que como un librepensadoral que los poderosos jerarcas religiosos sienten como una amenaza. Este extraño precursor, adelantado varias centurias a su tiempo es finalmente llevado a la hogera". -- Envase
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Death in Venice
Alternative Names
Mark Burns acteur britannique

Mark Burns actor (1936-2007)

Mark Burns attore inglese

Mark Burns britischer Schauspieler

Mark Burns britisk skodespelar

Mark Burns britisk skuespiller

Mark Burns Brits acteur

Mark Burns brittisk skådespelare

Марк Бёрнс

مارك بورنس

مارک برنس بازیگر بریتانیایی