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Primus, Barry 1938-

Works: 74 works in 178 publications in 7 languages and 4,541 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Rock films  Television adaptations  Television plays  Western films  Disaster films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barry Primus
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Zuge der Ermittlungen über das spurlose Verschwinden eines Gewerkschaftsbosses werden einer Reporterin vom FBI Unterlagen über einen scheinbar Verdächtigen zugespielt. Ihr Bericht treibt den völlig Unschuldigen fast in den wirtschaftlichen Ruin und führt sogar zu einem Selbstmord. Erst als sich der Beschuldigte genauso zweifelhafter Methoden bedient, wird er rehabilitiert. Ein spannender und intelligent konstruierter gesellschaftskritischer Film zum Thema Medien-Ethik, der die Verantwortung des einzelnen betont; perfekt inszeniert und gespielt
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb."--IMDb
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, set in a detention room in Vichy in 1942, where a number of Jews await interrogation before being sent to concentration camps. Issues of personal responsibility are explored through the character of an Austrian prince who has been guilty of silent complicity during the German occupation of France
The rose by Bette Midler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall"--Container
Heartland( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1910 Elinore Randall, a widow, and her seven-year-old daughter travel by train to face two great unknowns-- a strange land and life with a man they have never met. Elinore has contracted by mail to keep house for Clyde Stewart, a rancher living in the remote frontier near Burntfork, Wyoming. Captivated by the vast landscape, Elinore acts quickly on her secret passion: to homestead a piece of land of her own. But fulfilling her year's contract with Clyde may be as challenging as the oncoming winter-- a winter of devastating blizzards, famine and isolation."--Container
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company
The rose( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose is one of the biggest rock stars on the planet. Her life of constant sex, drugs and rock and roll, along with constant touring, prove to be too much to handle. Nominated for four Academy Awards
James Dean( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His career was brief. His impact was lasting. In just three major movies, James Dean gave voice to teen angst in a way that set the standard for actors to come. That sense of young inner turmoil was something new to the screen, but it wasn't new to Dean. It came from his own life
Torn apart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story of an Israeli soldier and an Arab teacher who find their passion may be no match for the all-consuming fear, bigotry, and bloodshed surrounding them. Escape is the couple's only hope. But to where? And how?
Mistress( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie director with integrity, vision, and a serious script is introduced by a sleazy producer to three guys who are willing to invest money in the movie, but with one catch: each one wants his girlfriend to be the star
The river by Mark Rydell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An independent family farm's claim to their land is threatened by the local power company, who wishes to flood the area
Von Richthofen and Brown( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of history's most fabled flyboys square off in daring, acrobatic duels of death in this high-flying tale of famous battles and infamous daredevils
Puzzle of a downfall child = Portrait d'une enfant déchue by Jerry Schatzberg( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ancienne égérie de la mode, Lou Andreas Sand s'est isolée dans une maison au bord de l'océan où elle tente de vivre autrement. Abîmée par la dépression, elle reçoit la visite de son ami photographe Aaron Rhinehardt. Celui-ci est venu enregistrer des entretiens en vue de réaliser un film sur sa vie. Au fil de son récit, Lou exhume les souvenirs de son ascension, puis de sa déchéance." (Jacquette)
Autopsy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the city of Rome is rocked by a wave of violent suicides, a young forensic pathologist, wracked by hallucinations of the living dead and a priest running from his dark past, begin an investigation. Together, they uncover a deadly secret ... and a chilling slab of unspeakable horror."--Container
The Stranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violent car accident leaves a young woman hospitalized and so traumatized that she can't even remember her name. As her psychiatrist pieces together the fragments of her memory, gruesome details of a series of brutal murders emerge
Night and the city by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Fabian, a fast-talking New York lawyer, and Helen, a bartender, have big aspirations but small prospects of escaping their dead-end lives, until Harry plunges into the high-stakes world of boxing as a fight promoter
Trade-off( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passionate affair between Jackie and Thomas Hughes, who are both unhappily married, leads to a casual joke from Jackie about getting rid of their spouses. When Thomas's wife is killed in a car crash, he is shocked to learn that the "accident" was Jackie's way of fulfilling her end of the bargain. Now Thomas must decide whether his passion for Jackie is worth a murder
L'ombre de la mort( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flipping( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hooker, Shot, Dennis and Mike are all enforcers in a small-town syndicate run by the coolly dangerous Leo (Keith David). When Leo orders them to hit a rival boss, the tight little group starts to unravel, beginning on the night of Hooker's wedding and ending with a stand-off that plays more like a funeral than a honeymoon
Barbara Hershey as Boxcar Bertha Die Faust der Rebellen( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Barry Primus acteur et cinéaste américain

Barry Primus Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Barry Primus attore e regista statunitense

Праймус, Барри

بری پریموس بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی