Basehart, Richard 1914-1984
Most widely held works about Richard Basehart
Most widely held works by Richard Basehart
Moby Dick ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,953 libraries worldwide
Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life-- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him.
Egypt quest for eternity ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
Host E.G. Marshall looks at the ancient Egyptians who spent their whole lifetime preparing for life after death. Shows how the monuments and temples they left behind celebrate the power and mystery of their civilization. Highlights the works of Ramses.
Being there ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into becoming adviser to the president of the United States and a powerful but dying tycoon.
La strada The road ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Directed by Federico Fellini, the story of a fragile girl who falls in love with a brutal circus performer she was sold to by her mother.
La Strada by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 607 libraries worldwide
This academy award-winning film tells of th slow-witted innocent who falls for an abusive circus strongman.
Giotto and the pre-Renaissance ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Deals with the works of the artist Giotto, contrasting the hieratic mood of his predecessors with his innovations. Shows the major cycles of his frescoes, including those at the Upper and Lower Church of San Francesco, Assisi, the Scrovegni family Arena Chapel in Padua, and St. Croce in Florence.
The Andersonville trial ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Explores the moral dilemma of responsibility for the prison camp in Andersonville, Ga., where 14,000 Union soldiers lost their lives during the Civil War.
Hans Brinker ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
A Dutch boy and his sister, whose father is injured and cannot remember where he hid the family's money, work to not only save their father's life, but attempt to compete in an upcoming skating contest which has a first prize a pair of silver skates.
The Invisible world ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
A documentary which examines the universe of shapes, movements, and lives that exist beyond the limited range of human vision by using highly specialized cameras, imaging devices, and electron microscopes.
Being there ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider.
He walked by night ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Film noir semi-documentary style treatment based on an actual Los Angeles Police Department case. A cop killer manages to elude detection by intercepting police radio calls and by altering his appearance. Evidence points to an alienated electronics expert.
The road La strada ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in Italian and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A pathetic, impressionable little woman is sold to the strong man in a travelling sideshow. She falls in love with him, but her love is not returned until it is too late.
Il bidone ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in Italian and held by 248 libraries worldwide
An aging swindler, ringleader of a trio of petty thieves who impersonates priests to cheat peasants, finally realizes the futility of his life.
Vietnam, the ten thousand day war ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Presents an intimate, personal history of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of its policy makers and the men in combat.
The twilight zone. Season 5 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling.
The brothers Karamazov ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of four widely disparate brothers in 19th century Czarist Russia, who stand to gain an inheritance from their father, and together they weave a web of intrigue and murder.
Where danger lives ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Where danger lives: Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border.
Four days in November ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Put together from more than 8,000,000 feet of film, stills, snapshots and tapes, this film provides a brilliant story of the time surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy.
The house on Telegraph Hill ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
"Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family. After five years in relocation camps, Victoria finally gets to America, only to learn that Karin's aunt has recently died, and her nephew is in charge of the estate and Karin's son."--Booklet.
Voyage to the bottom of the sea. Season one, vol. one ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
The crew of the SSRN Seaview has been sent on a mission to discover the secrets of the ocean. However, their scientific work is often interrupted by monsters, evil scientists, spies and more.
Abused women Academy Awards (Motion pictures) Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) Antiquities Children's films Circus performers Civilization Comedy Comedy films Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Egypt Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Gardeners Giotto,--1266?-1337 History Indochinese War (1946-1954) Italy Kosinski, Jerzy,--1933-1991 Love Man-woman relationships Married people Mentally ill Motion pictures Motion pictures, Italian Mural painting and decoration, Gothic Mural painting and decoration, Italian Nonfiction films Photography--Scientific applications Photomicrography Ramses--II,--King of Egypt Savants (Savant syndrome) Science fiction television programs Submarines (Ships) Television viewers United States Videocassettes Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam Vietnam War (1961-1975) Washington (D.C.) Whaling
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Multiple languages (8)
Greek, Modern (1)