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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 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little Tramp is an oppressed assembly-line factory worker who is used as a guinea pig for his employer's test of a new "Automatic Feeding Machine". He battles it out with technology, unemployment, jail, burglars, demanding customers and bosses. In the midst of his tribulations, he meets up with the girl of his dreams, "The Gamin". They win some and lose more but, at the end, they walk undaunted into the sunrise
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

8 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and German and held by 669 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 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day after by Edward Hume( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Versuch, das Undarstellbare eines Atomkrieges und seiner vernichtenden Folgen am Beispiel der Zerstörung Kansas Citys und der Verseuchung seiner Umgebung darzustellen. Mit den Mitteln des amerikanischen Fernsehfilms trotz dramaturgischer Schwächen zu starker Wirkung gebracht, wobei die Inszenierung weniger argumentiert als Angst erzeugt. Die Kompromißlosigkeit, mit der das Thema behandelt wird, kann dennoch diskussionsfördernd sein. [film-dienst]
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and French and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hollywood producer who has risen from poverty to power by using people, money, and sex, finds he needs the help of those he has betrayed
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England. In one evening, four unhappy misfits will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever
Bigger than life by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 457 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 Ben Stiller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 451 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 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Penny, an aging, out of work cowboy, is left in the desert to die by a ruthless gang of outlaws. A young woman and her son, on their way to join her husband, stop to help him and nurses him back to health
Charlie Parker with strings : the master takes by Charlie Parker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fallen angel by Otto Preminger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 336 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
Jubal( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 334 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
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( Visual )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer is corrupted by the easy money provided by his clients, gangsters who are opposed by his brother in their plans to take over the city's numbers racket
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and French and held by 331 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
Suddenly! by Lewis Allen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of hired assassins plans to murder the President, during his stopover in a small, sleepy town called Suddenly
Modern times : the complete film music by Charlie Chaplin( )

6 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Herrmann by Josh Waletzky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 233 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
Carrie by William Wyler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the extended version, containing one deleted scene (scene 16: "Destitute", 3 min.)
The Big combo by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and French and held by 213 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
 
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David Raksin Amerikaans componist (1912-2004)

David Raksin amerikansk komponist

David Raksin amerikansk kompositör

David Raksin amerykański kompozytor

David Raksin compositeur américain

David Raksin compositor estadounidense

David Raksin compositor estatunidenc

David Raksin compositore statunitense

David Raksin US-amerikanischer Komponist von Filmmusik

Raksin 1912-2004

Raksin, D. 1912-2004

Raksins, D. (Deivids), 1912-2004

Raksins, Deivids, 1912-2004

Raskin, David

Raskin, David 1912-2004

Sartain, John.

Sartain, John 1912-2004

Рэксин, Дэвид

דיוויד ראסקין מוזיקאי אמריקאי

دیوید راکسین آهنگساز آمریکایی

デイヴィッド・ラクシン

大卫·拉克辛

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Pat and MikeThe bad and the beautifulJubalCarrie