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Brooks, Richard 1912-1992

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Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks( Visual )

99 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

57 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hurricane swells outside, but that is nothing compared to the storm that rages inside the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up, holding hostage the hotel owner Nora Temple, her invalid father-in-law, and ex-GI Frank McCloud. McCloud's the one man capable of standing up against the belligerent Rocco, but postwar world realities may have taken all the fight out of him
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( Visual )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Richard,; 1912- ; Blake, Robert,; 1933- ; Wilson, Scott,; 1942- ; Forsythe, John,; 1918- ; Capote, Truman,; 1924- ; In cold blood. Columbia Pictures. ; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm) Brooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard hitting docu-drama about two ex-cons who ruthlessly murder a Kansas family in 1959 in order to steal their non-existent stash of money
The last time I saw Paris by Richard Brooks( Visual )

109 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer recalls his romance with a wealthy American girl in Paris
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks( Visual )

58 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer is a fast-talking salesman living on shoeshines and off- color jokes when he meets up with the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a revivalist preacher who is dazzling the Bible Belt population. Hired to give testimony and raise a few dollars, Elmer discovers he has a true gift of gab and the minimum amount of divine inspiration needed to launch his career as a preacher. Unfortunately, his success is jeopardized when a prostitute and former girlfriend, Lulu Baines, crosses his path
Sweet bird of youth by Elizabeth Taylor( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss
The professionals by Richard Brooks( Visual )

38 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldier of fortune Burt Lancaster leads a rugged team of mercenaries to rescue a beautiful woman who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary Captain Rasa (Jack Palance)
Lord Jim by Richard Brooks( Visual )

51 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced 19th-century British sailor lives nobly among natives. From the Joseph Conrad novel
The Brothers Karamazov by Richard Brooks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of four wildly 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
Brute force by Jules Dassin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Richard Brooks( Visual )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes a real crime in which a Kansas farmer, his wife and two teenage children were brutally murdered by two ex-convicts. Explores the inner workings of the criminals' minds as it follows their purposeless meanderings through Mexico and the U.S. in evasion of the law
The doo wop box( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something of value( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the British East Africa country of Kenya 1945, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. By 1952, the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
Bite the bullet by Richard Brooks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Rough Rider, a lovely but shady lady-in-distress, a drifting ex-cowboy, a young reckless cowboy, a haughty English sportsman, and a gutsy Pony Express rider come together to battle the trials of the rugged West in a grueling 700-mile horse race
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
Storm warning( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mob in hooded white robes. A man running for his life. Gunfire. In the South to visit her sister Lucy, Marsha Mitchell witnesses a Ku Klux Klan murder. Once safely with Lucy, Marsha gasps out the terror she has seen, then recognizes her sister's brutish new husband as one of the killers. She could lie, protect her sister and leave town. Or she could be the one person brave enough to bring the Klan to justice
Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Richard Brooks( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young woman trying to escape the claustrophobic atmosphere of her family and search for her own identity. By day she is a compassionate teacher of deaf children; by night she seeks uninvolved sexual encounters; she is challenged to integrate the various aspects of her life
Tennessee Williams' Sweet bird of youth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, ambitious young man returns to his hometown after a prolonged stay in Hollywood with a faded movie queen and some plans for capitalizing on her past fame. But an interest in a former flame, and the wrath of her powerful father alter his plans
EQ-5D concepts and methods : a developmental history by Richard Brooks( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The EuroQol Group is an international, cross-disciplinary group set up in 1987 to investigate issues related to the valuation of health. This book presents a series of papers from the early 1990s that illustrate the aspects of the development of EQ-5D including: the descriptive system, self-rated health, valuation issues, and semantic issues
 
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Cat on a hot tin roof
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Brooks, Richard

Brooks, Richard 1912-

Richard Brooks cinaste amricain

Richard Brooks director de cine estadounidense

Richard Brooks regisseur

Richard Brooks regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Richard Brooks US-amerikanischer Regisseur

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Ричард Брукс американский кинорежиссёр, сценарист, продюсер, прозаик

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ریچارد بروکس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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