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Barzman, Ben

Overview
Works: 116 works in 259 publications in 5 languages and 2,502 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Epic films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben Barzman
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( Visual )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the ascension of Roman Emperor Commodus, in which Commodus assassinates his father (Emperor Marcus Aurelius) when he learns that Aurelius had planned to name Aurelius' adopted son Livius (a fictional character) as Aurelius' successor
Back to Bataan by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the fall of the Phillipines in WWII, Colonel Joseph Madden of the U.S. Army stays on to organize guerrilla fighters against the conquerors
Twinkle, twinkle little star by Ben Barzman( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy with green hair by Joseph Losey( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young child sits quietly at the police station, unwilling to answer questions about himself or how he lost his hair. But when he finds out that his parents are killed in an air raid, his hair turns green. While the townspeople label him as an outcast, fellow war orphans stand behind him, encouraging Peter to turn his green hair into a symbol of the futility of war
The heroes of Telemark by Anthony Mann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norwegian resistance tries to stop German troops from developing the atomic bomb component during WWII
Bataan ; Back to Bataan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to Bataan: Following the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in 1942, stranded American soldiers organize an underground resistance movement
Time without pity by Joseph Losey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tension rises to a fevered pitch in this psychological thriller about an alcoholic, long-absent father who has one day to save his falsely accused son from the gallows
Echo X by Ben Barzman( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The visit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multi-millionairess returns to the poor hometown that ostracized her after her teenage pregnancy, promising to alleviate the town's massive debt in exchange for the life of the man who betrayed her
Never say goodbye( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-year-old Phillippa 'Flip' Gayley wants a family ... her own. So she plots to get her divorced parents, who love her, and secretly each other, back to the altar. Will she succeed? Other complications include a curvaceous model with her eye on Mr. Gayley and a strapping Marine who thinks Mrs. Gayley is his secret pen pal. Never underestimate the power of a precocious seven-year-old!
Stranger on the prowl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned vagrant accidentally kills a shop owner. While on the lam, he befriends a young street urchin who suspects the police are after him for stealing milk from the same shop owner. The police pursue the two lost souls through the war-torn streets and buildings of an Italian port city. Produced independently in Italy due to the blacklisting of Losey and Barzman in the U.S, this version has their credits reinstated
Anthony Mann's The heroes of Telemark( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II. The Norwegian resistance movement seeks to prevent the occupying Germans from developing an atomic bomb
Out of this world by Ben Barzman( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Besuch( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmparabel over hebzucht en verdorvenheid. De rijke Bergman keert terug naar haar Europese woonplaats en biedt de bewoners daar een enorm bedrag aan om op een wettelijk toegestane wijze haar eerste verleider (Quinn) te vermoorden
Rich dreams by Ben Barzman( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in French and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bataan: A U.S. Army sergeant fights a rear-guard action in the Philippine jungle in order to cover MacArthur's retreat. His platoon of 13 soldier, including a few veterans, a couple of green recruits, and other assortments of soldiers and officer types, are sensable enough to follow the sergeant's judgment. The group is whittled down through misadventure, disease, and skirmishes with the ever-advancing Japanese, till only a handful remain for a still-shattering last stand. Back to Bataan: Colonel Joe Madden is an American soldier who stays behind to organize a ragtag guerrilla army in the forests and hills of the Philippines. At his side is Captain Andres Bonifacio, grandson of a legendary revolutionary martyred in the nation's old war against Spanish colonialists. Joe, Andres, and their fearless irregulars sap the enemy's resolve through hit-and-run missions. As time passes the locals wonder why America doesn't return with troops and weapons
La caída del Imperio romano = The fall of the Roman Empire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Última etapa del Imperio Romano. El viejo y sabio Marco Aurelio nombra como sucesor a su protegido Livio. Cómodo, no estará de acuerdo con este nombramiento e intentará apoderarse del trono
Blind date by Joseph Losey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dutch painter Jan-Van Rooyer hurries to keep a rendezvous with Jacqueline Cousteau, an elegant, sophisticated Frenchwoman, slightly his elder, whose relationship with him had turned from art student into one of love trysts. He arrives and is confronted by Detective Police Inspector Morgan who accuses him of having murdered Jacqueline
Boy with green hair (1948) : shooting script by Ben Barzman( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to Bataan (1945) : shooting script by Ben Barzman( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Greatest classic films collection
Alternative Names
Ben Barzman Canadees scenarioschrijver (1910-1989)

Ben Barzman Canadian writer

Ben Barzman scénariste canadien

Ben Barzman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Levenson, S.B. 1911-1989

Бен Барзман

ベン・バーズマン

Languages
English (106)

Spanish (9)

German (6)

French (4)

Italian (1)

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