WorldCat Identities

Burks, L. Robert 1909-1968

Overview
Works: 242 works in 753 publications in 9 languages and 25,473 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Musical films  Romance films  Horror films  Gangster films  Biographical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Production personnel, Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Videographer , spe, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about L. Robert Burks
 
Most widely held works by L. Robert Burks
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gyser om fugleverdenens angreb på, og sejr over mennesket
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

56 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While watching his neighbors through the windows of the building next door, a wheelchair-bound photographer becomes convinced one of them has been murdered. Is it just his imagination? Or a case of a room with a view ... to die for?
The music man by Robert Preston( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con man in the guise of a traveling salesman gets off the train in River City, Iowa. He convinces the town to finance a children's marching band instead of a pool hall
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

43 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elaborately constructed murder story and a fascinating study in sexual obsession. A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot in which a woman he loves apparently falls to her death. He then meets her double and tries to re-create the image of the woman he has loved but lost in death
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man devises a plan to murder his wife, not only because he wants her money, but because she is in love with another man
Hondo by John Farrow( Visual )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hondo Lane, a dispatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Hondo has a run-in with Angie's good-for-nothing husband and is forced to kill him. When Vittorio captures Hondo to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that he is her husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apaches, Hondo reluctantly goes along with the lie
Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Guy Haines déteste sa femme et souhaiterait refaire sa vie avec une autre. Bruno Anthony hait son père au plus haut point. Les deux hommes se rencontrent dans un compartiment de train et Anthony suggère à Haines que chacun d'eux réalise le meurtre dont l'autre rêve : ainsi, pas de mobiles, pas de preuves... Bien sûr, Guy Haines refuse cette proposition absurde et malsaine. Jusqu'au jour où sa femme est retrouvée assassinée. Il réalise alors que, fort de sa macabre idée, Bruno Anthony est passé à l'acte et qu'il le poursuivra maintenant jusqu'à ce que lui-même ait réalisé sa part du "contrat"... (Source : jaquette)
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en la historia real de Manny Balestrero, un hombre inocente acusado de un crimen que no cometió
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
To Catch a Thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman falls in love with a reformed jewel thief, but suspects he's active again when a series of jewel heists occur
The Spirit of St. Louis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London
Marnie by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

41 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marnie est une jolie jeune femme, menteuse et voleuse compulsive, prise la main dans le sac par Mark Rutland. Plutôt que de la remettre aux mains de la police, il préfère épouser cette femme frigide et perturbée afin de découvrir les raisons de son comportement mystérieux... (d'après la jaquette)
Alfred Hitchcock's The man who knew too much( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an Englishman touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London
Rear window( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
Night and day by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s
A patch of blue by Elizabeth Kata( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother
 
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Alfred Hitchcock's The birds Rear Window Alfred Hitchcock's The man who knew too much
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Rear WindowAlfred Hitchcock's Dial M for MurderHondoThe fountainheadAlfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryThe man who knew too muchMarnieAlfred Hitchcock's The man who knew too much
Alternative Names
Burks, L. Robert

Burks, L. Robert 1909-1968

Burks, Leslie Robert.

Burks, Robert, 1909-1968

Robert Burks American cinematographer

Robert Burks Amerikaans director of photography (1909-1968)

Robert Burks amerikai operatőr

Robert Burks amerikanesche Kameramann

Robert Burks caméraman américain

Robert Burks cineamatagrafadóir Meiriceánach

Robert Burks direttore della fotografia statunitense

Robert Burks direutor de fotografía estauxunidense (1909–1968)

Robert Burks US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Ρόμπερτ Μπερκς Αμερικανός κινηματογραφιστής

Роберт Бёркс

Ռոբերտ Բյորս

רוברט ברוקס

رابرت برکس

روبرت بيركس مصور سينمائي أمريكي

로버트 벅스

ロバート・バークス

罗伯特·伯克斯

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