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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

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Most widely held works by Sidney Lumet
12 angry men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

130 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
Network by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

92 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

70 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

75 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case against seemingly insurmountable opposition
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy is a 24-year-old Manhattan kindergarten teacher who is whisked away from her inner-city neighborhood via a snowstorm to the mysterious land of Oz. Oz is a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

53 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiography, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

46 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Making movies by Sidney Lumet( Book )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inside look at how films are made covering such areas as wardrobe, shooting, editing, and marketing by an award winning director
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

89 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the true story of a young New York police officer refuses to extort money from criminals as the other officers do. His fellow police officers turn against him when he seeks to expose the situation during a grand jury investigation
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

45 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed
Fail-safe by Eugene Burdick( Visual )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )

52 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
The fugitive kind by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

28 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Val Xavier is a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a Southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance, who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol, who tries to seduce him
Deathtrap by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famed mystery playwright with a recent string of flops may be planning to murder a talented former student in order to steal his work
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and Japanese and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other
Find me guilty( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mobster Jackie Dee DiNorscio tries to strike a bargain with police: a shorter prison term in exchange for ratting on his fellow mobsters. He takes matters in his own hands when he defends himself instead, turning the courtroom upside down
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
The iceman cometh by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film version of Eugene O'Neill play which centers around drunks and whores who have found sanctuary in a saloon. Each has their own "pipe-dream" that sustains them until Hickey, the "Iceman", attempts to free them from their illusions by stripping them of their lies and guilt
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Lumet, Sidney

Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011

Sidney Lumet Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sidney Lumet amerykański reżyser filmowy

Sidney Lumet cineasta estadounidense

Sidney Lumet ralisateur amricain

Sidney Lumet regista statunitense

Sidney Lumet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Sidnijs Lumets

Smithee, Alan 1924-2011

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