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Primus, Barry 1938-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 157 publications in 5 languages and 3,584 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Fiction  Musical films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Barry Primus
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 808 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
Heartland ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 518 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
The rose by Mark Rydell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 495 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 )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 454 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
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 348 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
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 327 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
James Dean ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 219 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 )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 85 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 81 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 )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and French and held by 68 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 )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 52 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 13 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)
The Stranger by Adolfo Aristarain ( 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 Jules Dassin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Autopsy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigation into a series of suicides leads to the discovery of a horrible secret
Von Richtofen and Brown ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about the famous confrontation between the two WWI fighter pilots
L'ombre de la mort ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
MISTRESS by Barry Primus ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Mistress Hollywoodski portret ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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