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Penn, Arthur 1922-2010

Works: 225 works in 939 publications in 7 languages and 16,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Interviews  Biography  Western films 
Roles: Director, Interviewee, Author, Film editor, Producer, Performer, Restager , Scenarist, Dedicatee, Creator, dir, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Arthur Penn
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( Visual )

169 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of comedy and brutal violence, this film is based on the exploits of the notorious American outlaws of the 1930's, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the story about the struggle of a Boston teacher, Annie Sullivan, to communicate with and teach the deaf, blind, and mute child, Helen Keller
Little Big Man by Arthur Penn( Visual )

84 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Crabb is 121 years old. And he's done it all. He's been a full-fledged Cheyenne, an Indian fighter, a snake oil merchant, master gunman, drinking buddy of wild Bill Hickok, colleague of Buffalo Bill, and is the only survivor of Custer's Last Stand. Crabb is either the Old West's most neglected hero or the biggest liar ever to cross the Mississippi. Little Big Man is Jack Crabb's story
Alice's Restaurant by Arthur Penn( Visual )

46 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the late '60s, a changing social and political climate inspired a new generation to create a lifestyle outside the mainstream. Twenty-two year-old Arlo's journey to find a place for himself and his music includes a visit to his dying father in the hospital, gigs in New York and romps with his friends Alice and Ray, who run a small restaurant in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. And when an incident at Alice's Restaurant plays a pivotal role in Arlo's avoidance of the draft, it send him down a road that he will consider a small price to pay to keep his freedom and his beliefs"--Container
The Missouri breaks by Arthur Penn( Visual )

44 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horse thief Tom Logan has set his sights on the horses and daughter of rancher David Braxton. However, Braxton has hired the infamous Lee Clayton to make sure that his possessions are safe and that any horse thief is stopped in his tracks
Night moves by Arthur Penn( Visual )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former football player and present private detective Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as an aging Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return her stepdaughter. Harry travels to Florida to find her, but he begins to see a connection with the runaway girl, the world of Hollywood stuntmen, and a suspicious mechanic when an unsolved murder comes to light
The left handed gun by Arthur Penn( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His name: William Bonney. His legend: Billy the Kid, the fabled gunslinger of the Left-handed gun. The West had never before seen the likes of this Brooklyn-born desperado, a troubled teen who wrote his name in blood on the pages of history
The chase by Arthur Penn( Visual )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff attempts to capture an escaped convict before a bloodthirsty mob lynches him
Alice's Restaurant; a screenplay by Venable Herndon( Book )

4 editions published between 1070 and 1970 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumiere Brothers' first motion picture, 40 of the world's leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumiere film. Using the restored original camera, each director offered his own signature style to the film
Dead of winter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling New York actress journeys to an isolated Victorian mansion for a screen test with a reclusive pscyhiatrist and his loyal assistant, but finds she must pay a ghoulish price for the part
Fully awake : Black Mountain College( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film about the experimental college based in North Carolina from 1933-1957 and its enormous influence on community, collaboration, and American modern art. The film looks at the unique educational style and long term significance of Black Mountain College through interviews with students, teachers, historians, and current artists
Four friends by Arthur Penn( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Steven Tesich and Oscar-nominated director Arthur Penn team up for this coming-of-age story set against the protest, prosperity, and broken promises of the 1960s
Target by Arthur Penn( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the mysterious disappearance of his mother, Chris Lloyd and his father must put aside their differences and begin a deadly race against time in an odyssey across Europe
The Portrait( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mags Church is an aspiring artist about to get her first Manhattan gallery showing. But she needs to return home and complete an unfinished portrait of her parents. Their lifelong - strained relationship surfaces when Mags finds her parents have sold their house without telling her!
Easy riders, raging bulls how the sex-drugs-and-rock 'n' roll generation saved Hollywood by Kenneth Bowser( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of Peter Biskind's controversial, best-selling book, which chronicles edgy, impressionistic pictures made by maverick, now-legendary directors such as Scorsese, Coppola, Lucas, Altman, Polanski and Peckinpah. Includes interviews with many directors, writers, actors, etc. Bonus disc (ca. 102 min.) includes more interviews including one with Peter Biskind
Mickey One( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After incurring the wrath of the mob, a comic flees Detroit for Chicago taking the name "Mickey One." As he returns to the stage and becomes successful, he fears that the mob will track him down. He wishes to square himself with the mob, but doesn't know what he did to anger them or what his debt is
Inside by Arthur Penn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic university professor is arrested for conspiring to overthrow the racist government in South Africa and is ruthlessly interrogated by a police colonel during his imprisonment. Ten years later, another political prisoner who witnessed the event has become an investigator of crimes of physical and mental abuse by the previous regime. When he confronts the colonel will justice finally be done?
Visions of eight( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight great filmmakers capture sight and sounds few could ever see or imagine about the Olympic Games. All the pain, the joy, the loneliness, the togetherness and the struggle in the world's most exacting competition is captured during the 1972 Munich Olympics
The Bonnie & Clyde book by Sandra Wake( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repris de justice, Clyde Barrow rencontre un jour une jeune serveuse de restaurant, Bonnie Parker, et en fait la compagne de ses aventures de vol à main armée. Tous deux s'adjoignent bientôt un certain Moss, puis le frère de Clyde, Buck, et sa femme. Constamment poursuivis par la police des divers états américains où ils exercent leur métier de criminels, ils n'hésitent pas à tuer ceux qui menacent leur liberté. Bonnie et Clyde tomberont finalement sous les balles de la police
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Arthur Penn Amerikaans filmregisseur

Arthur Penn amerykański reżyser filmowy

Arthur Penn cinaste amricain

Arthur Penn regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Arthur Penn US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur des New Hollywood

Penn, Arthur Hiller 1922-2010

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The miracle workerThe Missouri breaksThe left handed gunLumière et compagnie Lumière & companyDead of winterFour friendsTargetThe PortraitThe Bonnie & Clyde book