Herrmann, Bernard 1911-1975
Most widely held works about Bernard Herrmann
Most widely held works by Bernard Herrmann
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,912 libraries worldwide
Enemy agents mistake a New York City advertising executive for an American spy.
Fahrenheit 451 ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.
The day the earth stood still ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary (Michael Rennie) it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one young woman and her son befriend him and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction.
Cape Fear ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail.
Taxi driver ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.
The wrong man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal.
Cape Fear ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden.
Vertigo ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot involving a woman who is apparently being driven to suicide by one of her ancestors.
The man who knew too much ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.
The film scores Filmmusik = La musique de film by Bernard Herrmann ( Recording )
78 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 635 libraries worldwide
The Devil and Daniel Webster ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain.
Jane Eyre ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness.
North by northwest ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Suspense film in which a suave Madison Avenue ad-man is mistaken for a Federal intelligence man by foreign agents. When he is falsely implicated in a murder, he flees cross-country, followed by spies, counterspies, police, and a blonde Mata Hari who apparently is aiding the agents chasing him. The film ends with a mad scramble across the giant sculpted faces of Mount Rushmore.
Citizen Kane ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 513 libraries worldwide
An all-powerful press magnate, Kane, dies in his fabulous castle Xanadu, his last word being "Rosebud", which leads a reporter to seek the meaning behind the word and find the meaning of Kane. Prominant publisher, William Randolph Hearst, saw the film as a thinly disguised version of his career and attempted to suppress it.
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 libraries worldwide
A visitor from outer space comes with the warning that unless war is abolished, Earth will be destroyed by the more advanced planets of the universe.
The 7th voyage of Sinbad ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 libraries worldwide
"It's an incredible cinematic adventure as the legendary Sinbad sets off on a dangerous journey to the mysterious Island of Colossus. His quest is to break the spell cast over his beloved princess by a diabolical magician. But before he can save her, Sinbad must battle an awesome collection of mythical monsters -- the man-eating Cyclops, a saber-wielding skeleton, a ferocious two-headed bird called the Toc and a fire-breathing dragon." -- Container.
Psycho ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler.
Psycho ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother.
Taxi driver ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 334 libraries worldwide
A New York cab driver is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a teenage prostitute and embarks on a violent rampage against a world of filth and corruption.
Psycho (CD)] : original motion picture score by Bernard Herrmann ( Recording )
33 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Alien films Biography Book burning Censorship Child prostitutes Composers Conspiracies Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Drama England Ex-convicts Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films--for the hearing impaired Herrmann, Bernard,--1911-1975 History Human-alien encounters Intellectual freedom Judicial error Loneliness MacDonald, John D.--1916-1986 Magic Man-woman relationships Mistaken identity Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion pictures New England New York (State)--New York Orchestral music Revenge Robbery Science fiction films Science fiction films Science fiction television programs Spies Spy films Stalkers Stalking victims Suites (Orchestra) Taxicab drivers Thrillers (Motion pictures) Totalitarianism United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Violence in men Webster, Daniel,--1782-1852
Herman, Bernard, 1911-1975
Hermann, Bernard, 1911-1975
Hermann, Bernard, musicien
Herrman, Bernard, 1911-1975
Herrmann, Bernhard 1911-1975
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