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Adler, Luther 1903-1984

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D.O.A by Rudolph Maté( Visual )
62 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on vacation in San Francisco, Frank Bigelow is poisoned by a deadly, slow-acting poison. Can he find his murderer before time runs out?
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter
The man in the glass booth ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millionaire Jewish entrepreneur Arthur Goldman (Schell) rules a financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse. He is given to passionate and capricious ravings on a variety of subjects. His growing paranoia, dismissed by those close to him, is confirmed when he is kidnapped by Israeli agents and brought to trial in Israel for crimes against humanity. Is he Arthur Goldman or is he Adolph Dorf, former SS colonel who headed a Nazi concentration camp? As the trial progresses, the question becomes more confusing
The desert fox the story of Rommel ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
Paradise lost by Clifford Odets( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1932 during the depression, the story unfolds in the modest two-family home of Leo and Clara Gordon as misfortune strikes
House of strangers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Max Monetti first gets out of prison, life seems good. The bank founded by his father and now run by his brothers is thriving. The society woman he loves has waited seven long years for him. But for Max, every day of those seven years was filled with hatred. And when he learns that his father died because he was squeezed out of the bank by the brothers after Max took a rap for him, that hatred bubbles to the surface, obliterating everything, even the love of his woman."--Booklet
5 film noir killer classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detour: Hitchhiking across the country to reunite with his girlfriend the film's "hero" encounters two sinister characters -- one of them a venomous, blackmailing woman whom he accidentally murders
Under my skin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dan Butler is running out of places to run. After throwing too many U.S. and Italian horse races, he's now on the lam from a gangster whom he purposely double-crossed by winning a big race. Escaping to France, Dan finds more complications and conflict, including a Left Bank café singer who blames him for her boyfriend's death, his ten-year-old son whose idolotry of Butler is being slowly stripped away, and the newly arrived gangster, who wants Dan to throw a high-stakes steeplechase race, or else!
The girl in the red velvet swing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evelyn Nesbit is young, beautiful and the object of much affection. But she only has eyes for older, suave Stanford White. Despite White's marriage and their significant age difference, they become secret lovers until White decides it is best to break off the affair. Desperate to remain close to her true love, Evelyn decides to marry Harry K. Thaw, a competitor of White's. But haunted by his new wife's past, Thaw won't rest until he make sure he is the only man in her life
American film theatre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 5 film adaptations of 20th century plays produced by the American Film Theatre
The Ernest Hemingway film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Garfield plays a crooked jockey, barred from American racetracks and now fixing races on European ones, in this potent crime melodrama
The fighting seabees ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fighting seabees: A tough civilian construction man and a navy officer organize a work force to repair installations close to Japanese lines in World War II. The story of the formation of the U.S. Navy's construction corps. Wake of the Red Witch: Captain Ralls fights Dutch shipping magnate Mayrant Sidneye for the woman he loves, Angelique Desaix, and for a fortune in gold aboard the Red Witch
Crashout ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six ruthless convicts break out of prison and frantically try to avoid an extensive manhunt. Once the coast is clear, the gang sets out on a long and dangerous journey by foot, train, and car to retrieve bank loot. After barely surviving two deadly incidents, the men take refuge in a farmhouse as the action reaches a fever pitch. Ironically, the men start to realize that it's not the law that they need to worry about, but each other
The brotherhood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Ginetta (Douglas) is a middle-aged crook, dedicated to the old ways of the Mafia, pitted against his ambitious younger brother Vince (Cord). When Vince suggests the family get involved in modern business crimes, Frank vetoes the plan. This leads Vince's father-in-law Bertolo (Adler) to start a move to replace Frank. Another elderly Mafiosi reveals to Frank that Bertolo was behind the betrayal and massacre of an earlier group of syndicate leaders. Frank murders Bertolo and flees to Sicily with his wife and daughter. Vince coldly accepts a contract to kill his brother. Frank knows Vince is coming and is resigned to accepting the "kiss of death."
The Desert fox by Henry Hathaway( Visual )
9 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rommel returns, disillusioned, to Germany after his North African defeat, and is involved in the plot to assassinate Hitler
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue their trek across North America, hopping from town to town and giving aid to anyone in need. Buz eventually stops traveling the road and Tod is joined by a new traveling companion, Lincoln Case
Hoodlum empire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
WWII veteran and ex-gangster, Joe Gray is subpoenaed to testify against his uncle and current mob boss, Nick Mancani. Nick must restrain Charley Pignatalli, his violent second-in-command, from killing Joe before his court appearance. Torn from the headlines and shot in a semi-documentary style, it was inspired by the Kefauver investigations of 1950 and 1951
The tall Texan by Lloyd Bridges( Visual )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of travelers in the Southwest band together to search forgold on Indian burial grounds. Convict Ben Trask attempts to maintain order within the group as they are faced with greed and danger
Killer classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On vacation from his clinging girlfriend, a complacent accountant unknowingly swallows a drink spiked with radioactive poison and then spends the last desperate hours of his life trying to find out who killed him and why
 
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Adler, Lutha J. 1903-1984
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