WorldCat Identities

Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Overview
Works: 480 works in 2,307 publications in 13 languages and 32,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  History  Documentary television programs  Journalism films  Western films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Scenarist, Speaker, Creator, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joseph Cotten
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

294 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

367 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime-- and thus begins this legendary tale of love, deception, and murder
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

66 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

95 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beguiling murderer charms his unsuspecting family, but soon his niece and namesake begins to suspect her uncle is hiding some terrible secret
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

77 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Soylent Green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is New York City, the year is 2022 and the city is teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a synthetic greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. Police officer Thorn investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, and comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of their supposedly plankton-based product "Soylent Green."
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

117 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

49 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate by Michael Cimino( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and German and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Harvard graduate, turned federal Marshal in Wyoming, learns of a government sanctioned plot by cattle barons to kill the area's European settlers for their land. The resulting battle is based on the Johnson County War of 1892
Duel in the sun by King Vidor( Visual )

80 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Since you went away by John Cromwell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive
Brighty of the Grand Canyon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the adventures and misadventures of a boy, a lovable old miner, and a free-spirited wild, shaggy donkey
Portrait of Jennie by William Dieterle( Visual )

31 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist meets a schoolgirl in Central Park who has a mysterious air about her. What follows is an unforgettable love story
Touch of Evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

66 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Australia in 1830, an English immigrant stays with his cousin Henrietta and her cruel husband. The situation eventually explodes, revealing a painful secret
20 great westerns heroes & bandits( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( Visual )

31 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long thought dead, the victim of a horrible accident, Dr. Anton Phibes still lives, surrounded by art-deco bric-a-brac and attended by mute beauty Vulnavia. Outwardly normal in appearance, Phibes actually wears a rubber mask, covering his hideously deformed countenance; giving away the artifice is the fact that, when he dines, he takes his food through his neck rather than his mouth. Able to speak only when plugging a wire into his damaged vocal chords, Phibes elucidates his plan to murder the medical team whom he holds responsible for the death of his wife
Petulia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappily married socialite woman is trying to get through to a recently divorced doctor, who in his own words just wants to feel something
Vanity will get you somewhere by Joseph Cotten( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cheshire Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Cotten, Joseph

Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Cotten, Joseph Cheshire.

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Cotton, Joseph.

Cotton, Joseph 1905-1994

Cozef Kotten

Joseph Cotten acteur américain

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Joseph Cotten amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

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The third manShadow of a doubtThe magnificent AmbersonsMichael Cimino's Heaven's gateSince you went awayPortrait of JennieLaid back in Hollywood : remembering