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Raksin, David

Overview
Works: 430 works in 850 publications in 6 languages and 8,716 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Fiction  Humor  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Interviewee, Arranger, Conductor, Writer of accompanying material, Narrator, Performer, Scenarist, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Laura by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,287 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 )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens
Pat and Mike by George Cukor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 673 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 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bigger than life by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 423 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
Will Penny by Tom Gries ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western over een cowboy die bedreigd wordt door een wraakzuchtige bendeleider
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 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
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En un hotel al viejo estilo conviven desde hace tiempo varios huéspedes fijos. Un militar retirado, con una gloriosa hoja de servicios, que teme que un suceso poco honroso llegue a comprometerle, una madre estricta y decadente que vive con su hija, un matrimonio fracasado, un profesor de cultura griega... Viejas historias y nuevos problemas que se hacen carne viva entre los barrocos muros del hotel
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and French and held by 321 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 259 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! by Lewis Allen ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 236 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 )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 224 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 )
13 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discouraged by his superior officers, but helped by a gangster's former girl friend, a dedicated detective lieutenant doggedly continues his investigation to obtain evidence that would convict the head gangster of a crime syndicate
Carrie by William Wyler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the extended version, containing one deleted scene (scene 16: "Destitute", 3 min.)
David Raksin conducts his great film scores Laura, The Bad and the Beautiful, Forever Amber by David Raksin ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apache by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Massai, the last of the fierce Apache warriors, and his single-handed, bloody war against the entire U.S. Army. The former pacifist learns "might makes right" from the oppressive soldiers, and seeks to defend the rights of his tribe after the 1886 humiliating surrender by their chief Geronimo
The language of less : (then and now) ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book accompanies an exhibition at MCA Chicago inspired by the museum's rich holdings of Minimalist and post-Minimalist art of the 60s and 70s. These are complemented by works from a younger generation of artists, such as Leonor Antunes, Carole Bove, Jason Dodge, Gedi Sibony and Oscar Tuazon
Invitation to a gunfighter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful banker in the New Mexico territory hires a smart gunslinger to wipe out Matt Weaver, a returning Confederate veteran, 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
The next voice you hear by William Wellman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When God interrupts a radio program for several days, he forever changes the lives of an airplane factory worker, his pregnant wife, and nine-year-old son
The film music of Bernard Herrmann ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a program from the television series Camera three, David Raksin examines the film music composed by Bernard Herrmann. Included are analyses of techniques used to achieve special effects and film clips illustrating Herrmann's work
 
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Alternative Names
Raksin 1912-2004
Raksin, D. 1912-2004
Raskin, David
Raskin, David, 1912-2004
Sartain, John.
Sartain, John, 1912-2004
Sartain, John 1912-2004 Wirklicher Name
Languages
English (146)
Spanish (13)
French (10)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
German (1)
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