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Primus, Barry 1938-

Works: 79 works in 184 publications in 7 languages and 4,560 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Rock films  Television adaptations  Disaster films  Western films  Musical films  Television plays  Educational films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Author, Scenarist, Interviewee, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 888 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
The rose by Mark Rydell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 834 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 )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 527 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 Franc
Heartland( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 496 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 )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 361 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
Torn apart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 92 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 67 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 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
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)
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

Mistress : screenplay by Barry Primus( )

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
Gente de Sunset Boulevard = Mistress( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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