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Argento, Dario

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Once upon a time in the West by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious loner, a falsely accused renegade, a young widow, a railroad magnate and his vicious hired gun cross paths in a tale of land grabbing, greed and murder in the old West
Suspiria by Dario Argento ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horror film about an American student enrolled in a German dance academy. A series of bizarre incidents and brutal murders puts the academy in chaos
Deep red ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychic who can read minds picks up the thoughts of a murderer in the audience and soon becomes a victim. An English pianist gets involved in solving the murders, but finds many of his avenues of inquiry cut off by new murders, and he begins to wonder how the murderer can track his movements so closely
The bird with the crystal plumage ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American writer in Italy becomes an amateur sleuth when he witnesses a failed attempt by a serial killer to take the life of the wife of a wealthy gallery owner
Inferno by Dario Argento ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A young woman stumbles upon a mysterious diary that reveals the secrets of 'The Three Mothers' and unleashes a nightmare world of demonic evil. As the unstoppable horror spreads from Rome to New York City, this unholy trinity must be stopped before the world is submerged in the blood of the innocent"--Container
Phenomena by Dario Argento ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Argento's first English-language film. A young woman at a Swiss boarding school tries to find a serial killer who is attacking her fellow students. First released in the U.S. as Creepers, with 28 minutes cut from the original film
Tenebrae ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novelist arrives in Rome only to find somebody using his novels as the inspiration for murder. He finds himself the subject of death threats. As the death toll mounts, the writer finds himself more closely linked to the police investigation
War classics Casablanca express ; Cold war killers ; A yank in Libya ; Waterfront ; Commandos ; Eagles attack at dawn ; Hitler's SS: portrait of evil ; Go for broke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casablanca express: "It is 1942 and the conflict between the U.S. and Germany is getting heated. Winston Churchill is kidnapped by Nazi paratroopers. Now Al Cooper must rescue him"--Container. Cold war killers: "When a plane carrying extremely valuable cargo crashed into a lake, it is still sought after twenty-seven years later. The contents of the plane are not only of interest to Russian Intelligence but of England's defense staff as well. Both sides are willing to pay whatever price necessary to obtain the top-secert goods for themselves, including mowing down any man who gets in the way--Container". A yank in Libya: "US war correspondent Mike Malone is in Libya on assignment. When he unearths a Nazi conspiracy involving a revolt of the Arab tribes living in Libya he soon becomes the hunted. When he goes to the British Intelligence for help he learns that the British are already planning a coup. Double-crossings and secret alliances make the solution all the more complicated"--Container. Waterfront: "The setting is San Francisco where two Nazi spies have set up shop under assumed identities. The pair's front man poses as innocent optometrist Dr. Carl Decker. Decker's go-to guy is Victor Marlowe, a Nazi henchman who terrorizes local German Americans into keeping their mouths shut by making threats against their families. But when their codebook containing top-secret information makes its way into the unsuspecting hands of Jerry Donovan, it is up to him to save the day by preserving democratic ideals"--Container
The phantom of the Opera by Dario Argento ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mysteriously, a series of terrifying accidents and brutal murders leaves a bloody trail in the subterranean caverns of an opera house basement.orn into the murky sewer waters below theater stalks a man/monster raised by creatures of the underworld. This Phantom's dark and grotesque life is shattered when he becomes obsessed with a beautiful young singer, seducing her with his chilling but exotic presence. The blood-curdling terror and disturbing eroticism of this classic story make this horror film one that will haunt your dreams forever."--Container
Opera ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young opera singer takes over the leading role in an avant-garde presentation of Verdi's Macbeth, she triggers the madness of a crazed fan who repeatedly forces the diva to watch the brutal murders of her loved ones
La sindrome di Stendhal The Stendhal Syndrome by Dario Argento ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful police detective search for a serial killer-rapist that has been terrorizing central Italy
Giallo by Dario Argento ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Italy, a serial killer known only as Yellow kidnaps foreign women in his unlicensed taxi. After drugging them, he mutilates his victims and documents his deeds with photographs. Celine fears that her sister has been kidnapped and teams up with Inspector Enzo Avolfi to rescue her from the sadistic killer.
The cat o' nine tails ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a robbery at a research institute leads to a series of brutal murders, a blind puzzle maker and a tenacious reporter begin their own investigation of the crimes. With nine different clues to follow, they find a shocking web of twisted secrets
Mother of tears the third mother ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part three of the "Three Mothers" trilogy (Suspiria (1977) and Inferno (1980) which takes place in Rome and has to do with Mater Lachrymarum (The Third Mother). An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are gathering in the city. All these events are caused by the return of Mater Lacrimarum, the last of three powerful witches who have been spreading terror and death for centuries
Jenifer by Dario Argento ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An officer saves a disfigured young woman from being slaughtered by a crazy old man. He allows her to stay in his home, but starts to become obsessed with her. Soon he realizes that only one thing will keep the girl from hurting anyone else
4 mosche di velluto grigio ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dario Argento tells the story of a drummer whose acquaintances are viciously murdered by a mysterious figure
Pelts ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short-tempered furrier struggling to build a small business is tormented by an obsession with a sexy stripper. But when he gets the chance to make a coat that could change his fortunes forever, there also comes the chance for a horrific price to pay
Do you like Hitchcock? by Dario Argento ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian master of horror Dario Argento returns to the thriller genre with this sly and sexy tribute to Hitchcock. Elio Germano stars as Giulio, a nerdy film student and lifelong voyeur, who begins to believe that two lovely young strangers may have conspired to commit a brutal murder. But when reel obsession leads to real danger, one question alone holds the key to terror: Do you like Hitchcock?
Two evil eyes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The facts in the case of Mr. Valdemar, Valdemar's unexpected death during hypnosis unleashes a supernatural power which wields justice on his scheming young wife and her lover. In The black cat, a photographer learns the meaning of nine lives after he arranges for the "disappearance" of his girlfriend's cat
Demons ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young women receive complementary passes to a premiere of a new horror film at a strange movie theater. As the film plays, various audience members are possessed by malevolent forces, turning them into demonic creatures. The girls find themselves teaming with the remaining survivors in a bid to escape
 
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Alternative Names
Bernadotte , Sirio
アルジェント, ダリオ
Languages
English (277)
Italian (86)
French (27)
Spanish (16)
German (7)
Multiple languages (5)
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