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Dysart, Richard

Overview
Works: 154 works in 347 publications in 3 languages and 12,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Western films  Action and adventure films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Dysart
 
Most widely held works by Richard Dysart
Being there by Hal Ashby( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,993 WorldCat member 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 confidant to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of the long life of Miss Jane Pittman, who began her life as a slave in the South and who marched for her civil rights in the 20th century at the age of 110
Pale rider by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate mining boss Coy LaHood offers the independent pan miners a deal: get out or be carried out. The terrorized miners have little choice but to accept until a nameless stranger rides into their camp. The miners call him "Preacher." But to LaHood, he's an avenging Pale Rider and hell follows him
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
Back to the future : the complete trilogy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to the Future part III: Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running, and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where and when they belong
Mask by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and French and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Rocky Dennis, a personable young man who has craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, a fatal disease which causes hideous facial disfigurement. Rocky is the son of biker Rusty and he is accepted without question by his mom's boyfriends and her cycle buddies, but treated with pity and disgust by much of the outside world. The local high school principal doesn't want to enroll Rocky, but Rusty fights for her son's rights. Rocky eventually falls in love with Diana, a blind girl who cannot see his deformity and is entranced by the boy's kindness and compassion
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the seamy underside of Hollywood in the 1930's as seen by an impressionable young screenwriter from Yale
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
The last days of Patton by Delbert Mann( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General George S. Patton finally goes too far by defending ex-Nazi government officials, and General Eisenhower removes Patton from his command. Patton is put in charge of writing a history of World War II. On the eve of his retirement, a traffic accident brings the onset of the general's last battle
The Hindenburg by Robert Wise( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the journey and crash of the German dirigible, the Hindenburg
California gold by John Jakes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of James Macklin Chance, an indigent Pennsylvanian who ascends from poverty to affluence when he moves to San Francisco and makes a fortune after striking oil and becoming an orange grower
Hard rain by Mikael Salomon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is the flood-ravaged, evacuated town of Huntingburg, where Tom, an armored car driver, is in deep danger. A gang of thieves figures the flood is their chance to heist the money Tom is transporting from local banks. But there's one thing the gun-carrying criminals didn't count on, Tom. Come hell or high water, he's determined to deliver the money entrusted to him
L.A. law( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First season of this award-winning television series, L.A. Law, portraying the battles inside and outside the courtroom of a prominent Los Angeles legal firm
Day one( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Complex and moving story of the Manhattan Project ... Allied scientists wrestle with the challenge of creating the ultimate weapon ... [and] witness its grisly consequences"--Container
Meteor by Ronald Neame( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction drama about a five-mile meteor on a collision course with the earth. A scientist is summoned to Washington by NASA and is informed that a huge meteor will smash into earth in six days. There is one slim chance to divert disaster, but it means cooperation between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, and neither side trusts the other
Back to the future part III by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running, and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where and when they belong
Peter Bogdanovich's mask( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Dennis is a disfigured teenager whose face resembles a bizarre mask. With the help of his mother's uncompromising love and fierce determination, Rocky overcomes pain, loneliness and prejudice to emerge as an outstanding young man who becomes an inspiration to his classmates and teachers
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and German and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
Henrik Ibsen's An enemy of the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor wants to go public with his knowledge that the therapeutic springs that brought fame and commerce to his town are polluted, but the mayor and others are determined to stop him
Prophecy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this contemporary tale of stark horror a savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside
 
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Dysart, Richard 1929-2015

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Dysart, Richard A. (Richard Allen)

Dysart, Richard Allen 1929-2015

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ריצ'ארד דייסארט שחקן אמריקאי

ريتشارد ديسارت

ریچارد دیسارت بازیگر آمریکایی

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理查·戴薩特

Languages
English (164)

French (5)

German (1)