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Primus, Barry 1938-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 190 publications in 7 languages and 5,030 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Rock films  Disaster films  Television adaptations  Western films  Television plays  Educational films 
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 891 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 )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and French and held by 880 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 )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 849 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 534 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
Heartland( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 494 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
Guilty by suspicion by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the McCarthy witchhunts of the 1950's, Guilty by Suspicion tells the story of the destruction of the career of a director- all he has to do to revive his stalled career is testify against friends who are suspected of being Communists
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 365 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
James Dean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 199 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 )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English 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?
The river by Mark Rydell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 66 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
Mistress( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 57 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
Von Richthofen and Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 49 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)
Night and the city( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 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( 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
Mistress( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theree guys with money willing to invest in the movie. But with one catch: each one wants his girlfriend to be the star. Putting the deal together and keeping the mistresses happy turns into a hilarious expose of the truth about Hollywood
Autopsy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 6 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
Autopsy by Julian L Burton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigation into a series of suicides leads to the discovery of a horrible secret
El Barón Rojo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 5 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
L'ombre de la mort( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 4 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

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