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Gazzara, Ben 1930-2012

Works: 403 works in 1,203 publications in 7 languages and 16,174 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Legal films  Biography  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Interviewee, Costume designer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ben Gazzara
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

91 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man
Road house by Joel Silver( Visual )

40 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary bouncer comes to Jasper, Missouri, for a special purpose: to restore order at the notorious Double Deuce bar. In one spectacular fight after another, Dalton rids the bar of thugs and henchmen. But when he runs afoul of a ruthless crime boss, the state is set for a blistering showdown that'll leave only one man standing!
The killing of a Chinese bookie by John Cassavetes( Visual )

74 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
The craft by Andrew Fleming( Visual )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Ross is the inventor of "The Process," a top-secret formula which promises to make his company unimaginably rich. But when Joe meets a successful, cynical businessman he begins to suspect that his boss will never share the profits. And with that seed of doubt planted, an intricate con-game soon falls into place
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

79 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis by Landau/Kaplan/Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series of short dramatic readings"--Container
Husbands by John Cassavetes( Visual )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Archie and Gus are three middle-aged husbands, with wives, children and houses in the New York suburbs. They go on a wild spree after a close friend dies of a heart attack. Ending up in London, the three must confront their own mortality and decide how to spend the rest of their lives
Buffalo '66 by Vincent Gallo( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.I.A. agent, Billy Brown, brings his wife home to meet his absurdly dysfunctional family. Only Billy is not really in the C.I.A., and his "wife," Layla, is actually a young tap dancer he just kidnapped to impress his ridiculous and unloving parents. In reality, Billy's whole life is an empty lie. He is fresh out of prison and now on a deadly mission to hunt down and kill the Buffalo Bills kicker whose botched field goal he believes ruined his life
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

29 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of an astute American general and a high-ranking German officer, torn by the conflicting demands of his country and fellow countrymen, during the last days of World War II
An early frost by CTV Network( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gay lawyer is diagnosed with AIDS, he copes with coming out to his family and colleagues as they deal with their own prejudices
QB VII( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish expatriate doctor living in England sues an American writer for libel when the writer accuses him of carrying out criminal medical activities for the Nazis during World War II
Hysterical blindness( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, ca. 1987
Peter Bogdanovich's They all laughed( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York's Odyssey Detective Agency is hired by two different clients to follow two beautiful women suspected of infidelity. Soon the detectives become romantically involved with the women they are trailing
Pope John Paul II by Herbert Wise( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this feature-length film, Jon Voight delivers an incredibly inspirational portrayal of the spiritual life journey of Pope John Paul II, from his youth in Poland, to his international crusade to advocate for the poor and oppressed, to his final days at the Vatican
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolation...alienation...happiness. In America they all go hand in hand. Buy a new TV and you will be happy. Still not happy? Experience alienation. Can't afford a new TV? Then live in isolation. "Be happy", and if that doesn't work, pretend to make it work. For the characters in this film, the struggle to attain such a state is fraught with perils both heartbreaking and hilarious
John Cassavetes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
Summer of Sam by Spike Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Leguizamo is teamed with Academy Award® winner Mira Sorvino, in a movie that takes you back to New York City's infamous summer of 1977! The heat is soaring to record highs, blackouts are filling the streets with looters.and the murders of a man who calls himself the Son of Sam are gripping the giant city in fear! As friends in a small Italian neighbourhood become obsessed with the idea that the Son of Sam is someone nearby, the madman's fearsome plague of terror becomes the catalyst that prompts relationships to fall apart and trust to disintegrate into dread. This powerful motion picture tells the gritty and hard-edged story about one nightmare season in the city that never sleeps
In the moment : my life as an actor by Ben Gazzara( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Ben Gazzara acteur américain

Ben Gazzara aktor amerykański

Ben Gazzara ameerika näitleja

Ben Gazzara Amerikaans acteur

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skådespelare

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skodespelar

Ben Gazzara amerikansk skuespiller

Ben Gazzara amerikāņu aktieris

Ben Gazzara attore statunitense

Ben Gazzara US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ben Gazzara yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Biagio Anthony Gazzara

Blasius Antonius Gazzara

Gazarra Ben 1930-2012

Gazzara, Benny 1930-2012

Gazzara, Biagio Anthony 1930-

Gazzara, Biagio Anthony 1930-2012

Gazzara, Biago Anthony 1930-2012

Gazzarra, Biagio Anthony.

Бен Газзара

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בן גזארה

بن گازارا بازیگر آمریکایی

ബെൻ ഗസാര

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Road houseThe craftHusbandsBuffalo '66An early frostPeter Bogdanovich's They all laughedJohn CassavetesIn the moment : my life as an actor