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Adler, Luther 1903-1984

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D.O.A by Rudolph Maté ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Bigelow, a real-estate salesman, is accidentally given a slow-acting, lethal poison. In the few hours left to him, he frantically seeks to learn who is responsible and why he was poisoned
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 808 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 614 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 )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 522 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 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
House of strangers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 265 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
Paradise lost by Clifford Odets ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1932 during the depression, the story unfolds in the modest two-family home of Leo and Clara Gordon. Misfortune strikes the Gordons and people running with them
5 film noir killer classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stranger: Orson Welles directs and stars in this thriller about a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor. A war crimes detective turns up determined to expose him -- even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife
Under my skin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 137 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 125 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 74 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 68 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 by Edward Ludwig ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 62 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
The Desert fox by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rommel returns, disillusioned, to Germany after his North African defeat, and is involved in the plot to assassinate Hitler
The brotherhood by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged man is loyal to the syndicate ways, while his younger brother is brashly eager to take on the new. An inside look at the Mafiosi
Crashout ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 44 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
Hoodlum empire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 38 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
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 36 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
The tall Texan by Lloyd Bridges ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A group of disparate travelers journey together through the Southwest soon find trouble when they all get gold fever. The action and drama are heightened when they discover gold ... on an Indian burial ground!"--Container
Killer classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 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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Alternative Names
Adler, Lutha J. 1903-1984
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English (129)
Spanish (1)
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