WorldCat Identities

Masur, Richard

Overview
Works: 147 works in 333 publications in 4 languages and 12,336 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Radio plays  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Masur
Stephen King's It by Stephen King( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the evil resurfaces: meaner, angrier, deadlier. And the friends who vividly remember the terrors of their youth reunite to make a desperate stand against It
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve man research team in the Antarctic finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and remained buried in the snow for 100,000 years. When it is thawed it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
61*( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, one was the Yankees' best loved players and the other was their most valuable. 1961 was about to be the summer that no one who loves baseball will ever forget. Both men find that they are approaching Babe Ruth's 1927 single-season 60 home-run record. Facing pressure from the media and the stands, both men know that there is only room for one winner. The fans make their choice, but the people's favorite isn't the favorite to win
The man without a face( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Gibson makes his directing debut in this compelling tale of man's triumph over loneliness, a boy's transition to adulthood and a special summer when companionship and encouragement transformed two lives
Multiplicity by Harold Ramis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a man who clones himself to save his marriage and then almost loses his wife to himself
Risky business by Paul Brickman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and French and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel's parents are going on vacation and leaving him in charge of the house. They trust their college-bound 17-year-old son but they shouldn't. Every kid's dream is every parent's nightmare. No sooner do Joel's parents step on the plane when he raids the liquor cabinet, has a joyride in Dad's Porsche, and has a night of passion with a young call girl named Lana
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Harvard graduate, turned federal Marshal in Wyoming, learns of a government sanctioned plot by cattle barons to kill the area's European settlers for their land. The resulting battle is based on the Johnson County War of 1892
The burning bed by Faith McNulty( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is based on the true story of Francine Hughes, a battered housewife who was prosecuted in 1977 for dousing her abusive husband with gasoline and setting him on fire as he slept
Forget Paris( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An NBA referee and an airline rep think they've found happiness together, until they meet each other's family and friends
The Story lady( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely widow discovers she has an amazing storytelling talent. When big business tries to commercialize her "magic" she fights back
My girl by Howard Zieff( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970's Pennsylvania, a precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death shares a poignant summer with her widowed mortician father, the sexy and kind cosmetician he hires, and most importantly with the boy-next-door who idolizes her
Walker by Alex Cox( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of William Walker, a 19th century adventurer who abandoned his career in law and politics to become a soldier of fortune and dictator of Nicaragua
Hanover Street by Peter Hyams( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American bomber pilot falls in love with a British nurse, and then must escort her husband on a mission behind enemy lines
Palindromes by Todd Solondz( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 13-year-old girl who wants to be a mother, as told through different actors playing the same character and her journey in a variety of ways
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Vichy, France in 1942 nine men are detained under a shadowy pretext. As the tension builds, the men are questioned, are they the sort of people whom the new Nazi regime considers "inferiors"?
Encino man( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two high school buddies dig up a frozen caveman in their backyard and thaw him out, they figure he's their ticket to being cool, but the plan backfires when the newcomer turns everyday life upside down
The Christmas story lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly lady has a gift for storytelling that brings a troubled family together and envelops them in a world of imagination
Trouble in Paradise by Robert B Parker( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of robbers lands on an island in Massachusetts and they proceed to rob its wealthy inhabitants. First, they destroy the bridge to the mainland. Jesse Stone, the alcoholic chief of police in Paradise, a town on the mainland, organizes a relief operation. By the author of Night Passage
The great Los Angeles earthquake( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the horror of devastation and death following a very big earthquake that strikes the city of Los Angeles
 
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Alternative Names
Masur, Richard D. 1948-

Languages
English (105)

Spanish (8)

French (3)

Italian (1)

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The thingThe man without a faceMultiplicityRisky businessMy girlHanover StreetIncident at VichyTrouble in Paradise