Most widely held works about George Tomasini
Most widely held works by George Tomasini
Alfred Hitchcock's rear window ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,931 libraries worldwide
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history.
Cape Fear ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail.
The misfits ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather-beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires.
North by northwest ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Suspense film in which a suave Madison Avenue ad-man is mistaken for a Federal intelligence man by foreign agents. When he is falsely implicated in a murder, he flees cross-country, followed by spies, counterspies, police, and a blonde Mata Hari who apparently is aiding the agents chasing him. The film ends with a mad scramble across the giant sculpted faces of Mount Rushmore.
Alfred Hitchcock's vertigo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Scottie Ferguson, a recently retired San Francisco police detective, is hired to shadow a rich shipbuilder 's tragically suicidal wife, Madeleine Elster. After he saves her from drowning in the San Francisco Bay, Scottie's interest in the beautiful but icy blonde shifts from business to romance. But when tragedy strikes again, Scottie must overcome the vertigo that haunts his dreams in order to unravel the secrets of the past and find the key to his future.
Alfred Hitchcock's the man who knew too much ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Ben and Jo McKenna, are an innocent American couple vacationing in Morocco with their young son. But their simple plans turn into a nightmare after a French spy dies in Ben's arms at a Marrakesh market, and their son is kidnapped and taken to another country. A thrilling tale of international espionage, assassinations and terror.
Elephant walk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
In this drama set in Ceylon, Taylor plays a newlywed who accompanies her husband (Finch) to his tea plantation called Elephant Walk and falls for the overseer (Andrews). The love triangle is soon dwarfed by other events, however, as a cholera epidemic breaks out, drought blights the land, and herds of thirst-maddened elephants devastate the plantation.
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless.
Alfred Hitchcock's psycho ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Norman Bates is a troubled son who believes "a boy's best friend is his mother." Marion Crane is an ill-fated traveler who checks into the eerie Bates Motel wanting only a hot shower and a warm bed. Her journey ends sooner than she planned in the shocking scene that has haunted generations of movie-watchers. The tension and horror mount when a private detective and Marian's sister search for her, and the identity of the mysterious Psycho.
Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Marnie is a compulsive thief who attempts to rob her boss, Mark Rutland, but instead ends up marrying him. Her obsessive behavior continues, but when she is pushed to the edge, her groom urges her to confront the past in this psychological thriller.
Houdini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Tony Curtis is the great Houdini, the struggling circus performer who emerged as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist. From his beginnings as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man.
The Birds ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A small California town is attacked by thousands of birds.
Stalag 17 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Blend of comedy and drama showing the monotonous yet anxiety filled existence of the inmates of a German prisoner-of-war camp in World War II, as they discover that they have a spy in their midst.
To catch a thief ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A woman falls in love with a reformed jewel thief, but suspects he's active again when a series of jewel heists occur.
The Man who knew too much ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Story of an Englishman touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.
Psycho ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece of the macabre stars Anthony Perkins as the troubled Norman Bates, whose old dark house and adjoining motel are not the place to spend a quiet evening.
Vertigo [4-seitiges Booklet mit Produktionsnotizen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Marnie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Home use only.
North by northwest ; The Philadelphia story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sueurs froides ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1958 in French and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Drame policier adapté du roman "D'entre les morts" de Boileau-Narcejac. Un policier à la retraite, à cause de ses accès de vertige, accepte de suivre et de protéger l'épouse suicidaire d'un ami. Quand celle-ci meurt néanmoins, l'ex-policier fait une dépression et croit la voir partout.
Americans Anarchists Bates, Norman (Fictitious character) Birds--Behavior Bloch, Robert,--1917-1994 California--San Francisco Conspiracies Cowboys Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Disappeared persons Drama Du Maurier, Daphne,--1907-1989 Elephants Escape artists Ex-convicts Ex-police officers Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Horror films Hotelkeepers Houdini, Harry,--1874-1926 Human-animal relationships Kidnapping Lawyers MacDonald, John D.--1916-1986 Magicians Man-woman relationships Mentally ill women Morocco Murder Murder--Investigation Neighbors New York (State)--New York--Greenwich Village People with disabilities Revenge Rodeos Spouses Spy films Sri Lanka Stalkers Stalking Stalking victims Standish, Robert Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyeurism