Most widely held works about Sydney Greenstreet
Most widely held works by Sydney Greenstreet
Casablanca ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis.
The Maltese falcon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 1,632 libraries worldwide
After the death of his partner, San Francisco private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette.
The Maltese falcon ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland.
Christmas in Connecticut ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
A famous food writer lies about living on a farm, raising her children and being a good cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't boil an egg. When her editor says she will spend Christmas with a heroic sailor, her job is on the line.
They died with their boots on ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
This is the story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation which wants the land Custer gave to the Indians.
Casablanca ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Entering Casablanca is easy, getting out is much harder, especially if your name is on the Nazis' most-wanted list. At the top of the list is Czech Resistance leader Victor Laszlo, whose only hope is Rick Blaine, a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one - especially Victor's wife Ilsa, the ex-lover who broke his heart. So when Ilsa offers herself in exchange for Laszlo's safe transport out of the country, the bitter Rick must decide what's more important.
Across the Pacific ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and German and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Rick Leland, a tough, cynical Army officer, is given a bogus dishonorable discharge and sent undercover to hook up with Japanese sympathizers on the eve of Pearl Harbor.
Passage to Marseille ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
The war is just beginning and France has not yet surrendered to the Germans. A French vessel picks up five semi-conscious men in a canoe. All ex-convicts, they have escaped from Devil's Island to do their bit for France. The tensions aboard the Marseille-bound ship slowly build to a shattering clash of wills between the men and the ship's Nazi sympathizer.
Casablanca + The Maltese falcon original radio broadcasts ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the "Hollywood playhouse" series of radio plays adapted from popular films of the day with members of the original casts reprising their film roles in front of a studio audience.
The Maltese falcon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette.
Flamingo road ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and German and held by 132 libraries worldwide
A determined carnival dancer, an aspiring politician and a malevolent manipulator of public figures form the basis of this drama.
Greatest classic films collection. Murder mysteries ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more.
Master detectives ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Old time radio shows. Detectives ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
The Golden Age of radio was host to some of the greatest detective shows of all time. Here are 40 of the best. Put on your thinking cap and tag along with these gumshoes and try to crack the case before they do. And while you're at it, you'll also be entertained by the performances of Dick Powell, Jack Webb, Sydney Greenstreet, Jeff Chandler and more in their title roles.
Greatest classic films collection. Holiday ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A Christmas carol: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge has a change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present and future.
The Hucksters ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
A cynical look at the advertising business in New York City, The Hucksters is about a fast-talking young man, intent on making it big in a high-powered agency.
The mask of Dimitrios ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A mystery writer becomes intrigued by stories of Dimitrios Makropoulos, a notorious criminal who has committed blackmail, thievery, murder and high treason, and whose dead body has been found washed up ashore. Interested in chronicling the criminal's exploits, the writer decides to follow Dimitrios' career around Europe, and is aided by a mysterious man with his own motives.
The new adventures of Nero Wolfe the case of the midnight ride and other tales ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Radio Spirits presents a 4-hr., 8-episode collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Featured here is Rex Stout's beloved detective, Nero Wolfe, portrayed by Sydney Greenstreet.
The adventures of Nero Wolfe ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Radio Spirits presents an eighteen-episode collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Here, listeners will be delighted by the exploits of Rex Stout's detective genius, Nero Wolfe.
The Maltese falcon ; Bold venture ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
The Maltese falcon: Bogie as Sam Spade, in this radio adaptation of the famous motion picture, is hired to solve the mystery of the carved figure of a black bird ... The Maltese Falcon, whose value is measureable only in terms of human life.
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Greenstreet, Sidney 1879-1954
Greenstreet, Sydney Hughes 1879-1954