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Raksin, David

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Laura by Otto Preminger( Visual )

31 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otto Preminger's classic psychological drama about the love of a man for a woman he has never seen
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers. Shows Charlie as a factory worker, jailbird, night watchman, and a singing waiter. The Little Tramp is used as a guinea pig for his employer's test of a new "Automatic Feeding Machine," as he battles it out with technology
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and German and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Wonderful inventions : motion pictures, broadcasting, and recorded sound at the Library of Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulative movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
Bigger than life by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a friendly, successful suburban teacher and father is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug, resulting in his transformation into a psychotic and ultimately violent household despot. "This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family. That it came in the day of Father Knows Best makes it all the more shocking -- and wildly entertaining."--Jacket
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered mouse of a man imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story
Will Penny by Tom Gries( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood legend Charlton Heston stars as Will Penny, an aging cowboy on a hard-luck streak. He's out of work, out of money, and staked out to die in the desert by a gang of ruthless outlaws. Moments before death, Will is taken in by a beautiful young woman named Catherine (Joan Hackett), who is heading west with her young son to join her husband. As Catherine nurses Will back to health, he catches a glimpse of a lifestyle he's never known. Suddenly, Will has two more problems to deal with: He's madly in love with another man's wife, and the outlaw gang is on its way back to finish him off
Charlie Parker with strings the master takes by Charlie Parker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of eccentric and lonely characters are guests at a gloomy hotel in seaside Bournemouth, England. Their individual stories interwine to become one
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( Visual )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer whose connection to a ruthless racketeer has nearly destroyed his sense of morality. His participation in a rigged numbers racket could prove disastrous for his high-strung brother whose small-time policy bank stands to go broke when the rigged numbers pay off
Fallen angel by Otto Preminger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"June Mills and her sister Clara live a quiet life in a small coastal town until Eric Stanton, a smooth-talking con man, comes into their lives. He seems to fall hard for June, but Clara believes he's interested only in the family fortune. Meanwhile, sultry waitress Stella catches Stanton's fancy and thinks he might be her ticket out of town. The local cop knows more than he's telling about his fellow citizens and their tangled relationships, which draw even tighter after a shocking murder"--Container
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young wife is caught in a spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. Terrified that her psychiatrist husband will learn of her frailty, Ann Sutton attempts to cure herself with the help of hypnotist David Korvo. However, Ann finds herself plunging deeper and deeper into a psychological abyss as Korvo, with a diabolical plan of his own, manipulates her subconscious mind"--Container
Jubal( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, a man who is an honorable itinerant cattleman, befriended and hired by a bighearted ranch owner despite his unwillingness to talk about his past. When the new hand becomes the target of the flirtatious attentions of the owner's bored wife and is entrusted by the boss with a foreman's responsibilities, his presence at the ranch starts to rankle his shifty fellow cowhand
Suddenly, the man with the golden arm by Lewis Allen( Visual )

37 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Suddenly is invaded by professional assassin John Baron and his henchmen. Taking a local family hostage, Baron sets up vigil at the second-story window of the family's home. Baron is hoping to become "someone" by killing the President
Bernard Herrmann by Joshua Waletzky( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of Bernard Herrmann who created music for over 50 films. Features interviews with, among others, directors Martin Scorsese and Claude Chabrol, composers David Raksin and Elmer Bernstein, as well as home movies, archival photos and interviews with Herrmann himself
The Big combo by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

22 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivalry between an obsessive police lieutenant and a crime syndicate boss is played out as a personal feud in almost abstract settings suggested by pools of light amidst darkness and fog. Camerman Alton was a master of low key lighting. The film goes about as far as was possible in the fifties in linking violence with peverse sexuality
Carrie by William Wyler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the extended version, containing one deleted scene (scene 16: "Destitute", 3 min.)
The trombone master by J. J Johnson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invitation to a gunfighter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful banker hires a smart gunslinger to wipe out Matt Weaver, but the gunfighter changes his mind when he realizes that Weaver is the only real man left in town. Instead, he tries to turn the people of Pecos against the banker
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Pat and Mike
Alternative Names
David Raksin Amerikaans componist (1912-2004)

David Raksin amerikansk komponist

David Raksin amerikansk kompositör

David Raksin amerykański kompozytor

David Raksin compositeur américain

David Raksin compositore statunitense

David Raksin US-amerikanischer Komponist von Filmmusik

Raksin 1912-2004

Raksin, D. 1912-2004

Raskin, David

Raskin, David 1912-2004

Sartain, John.

Sartain, John 1912-2004

Рэксин, Дэвид

دیوید راکسین آهنگساز آمریکایی



Pat and MikeThe bad and the beautifulJubalCarrie