WorldCat Identities

Primus, Barry 1938-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 200 publications in 4 languages and 5,091 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Rock films  Disaster films  Biography  Television adaptations  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Author, Scenarist, Interviewee, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry Primus
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and French and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musician meets and falls in love with a lounge singer at the end of World War II. The couple struggles to balance their passions for music and each other under the pressures of show biz
The rose by Mark Rydell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 871 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
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 547 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
Guilty by suspicion by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the McCarthy witchhunts of the 1950's, tells the story of the destruction of the career of a director. In order to revive his stalled career, he is asked to testify against friends who are suspected of being Communists
James Dean by John Gilmore( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events and persons who lived and worked around James Dean. During his all-too-short career (three starring roles in two years), James helped to radically redefine the way teenagers were portrayed onscreen, and the expressive naturalism of his performances did more to establish the "method" school of acting in the public mind. Looks at the star's short but troubled life, his years of struggle before his sudden rise to fame, and the car crash that took his life at the age of 24
Torn apart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 90 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 )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 66 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 64 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 )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 55 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 )

3 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 by Gretchen Bender( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 12 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
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 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
The Stranger by Billy Joel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 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
El Barón Rojo( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1916, durante la Primera Guerra Mundial, el Barón Manfred Von Richthofen, más tarde conocido como el Barón Rojo, aterriza en la Francia sitiada
Doctor Selavy's Magic Theatre, or, Swinging at the Stock Exchange : original cast recording by Stanley Silverman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gente de Sunset Boulevard( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvin, un guionista de Hollywood, está a punto de lograr su sueño: ver en el cine una de sus obras. Pero desconoce los modos de financiación de los proyectos y las concesiones que debe hacer a las inversiones. Otros dos productores, sin mucha profesionalidad, intentan convencer a Marvin de la escasa importancia que tiene la alteración del producto original
L'ombre de la mort( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Barry Primus acteur et cinéaste américain

Barry Primus Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Barry Primus attore e regista statunitense

Праймус, Барри

Բարրի Պրայմուս ամերիկացի կինոռեժիսոր և դերասան

بری پریموس بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

バリー・プリマス

巴里·普賴默斯

Languages
English (75)

Spanish (10)

French (3)

Turkish (1)