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Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel) 1893-1973

Overview
Works: 346 works in 1,044 publications in 13 languages and 27,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Historical films  Romance films  Epic films  War films  Musical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Author of dialog, Adapter, Librettist, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor, Translator, Creator
Classifications: PS3503.E37, 791.4372
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Publications about S. N Behrman
Publications by S. N Behrman
Publications by S. N Behrman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by S. N Behrman
Duveen by S. N Behrman( Book )
89 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,986 libraries worldwide
Biography of a noted art dealer covering Paris, New York and London
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Kang weik kang wei jie kek jie ke( visu )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
61 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( visu )
16 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
16 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Screen portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who shocked all of Europe when she relinquished her throne for love
4 plays: The second man, Biography, Rain from heaven, End of summer by S. N Behrman( Book )
7 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Lord Pengo : a comedy in three acts by S. N Behrman( Book )
9 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 libraries worldwide
The life and times of an art dealer of the 1930s whose fortune lay in his knack for convincing the rich that they should invest in Old Masters
No time for comedy by S. N Behrman( Book )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and Arabic and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Scripts (including prompt copy), lighting plot, plans, and press cuttings from the October 5, 1941 production by the Dublin Gate Theatre
Amphitryon 38, a comedy in a prologue and three acts by Jean Giraudoux( Book )
12 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Follows the outlines of the legend of Amphitryon, Alkmena and Jupiter, in which Jupiter descends to Earth to seduce Alkmena. Difficulties arise when the father of the gods is met with stubborn resistance. For Alkmena is faithful to her husband Amphitryon, and even the greatest god can win her only after much ungodlike embarrassment and, in desperation, the unsportsmanlike device of impersonating Amphitryon himself
Jane : a comedy based upon an original story by W. Somerset Maugham by S. N Behrman( Book )
3 editions published between 1947 and 1952 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
The suspended drawing room by S. N Behrman( Book )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Biography : a comedy by S. N Behrman( Book )
28 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 490 libraries worldwide
This sophisticated exploration of the culture of celebrity is by the author of No Time for Comedy and The Second Man. Marion Froude leaves home for New York and becomes a popular portrait painter living a sensational, Bohemian lifestyle in "decadent" Manhattan. Enter Dickie Kurt, a magazine editor hungry to publish her autobiography. Her former lover, "Bunny" Nolan fears any such thing would jeopardize his chances at a seat in the U.S. Senate. Together with Marion's father he brings influence to kill the story which eventually Marion burns, leaving her to pursue her career and life in casual contentment
The burning glass; a novel by S. N Behrman( Book )
7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Rain from heaven, a play in three acts by S. N Behrman( Book )
13 editions published between 1933 and 1936 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
English Lady Lael Wingate has a young American staying with her at her country home - she has taken in three refugees - two Russian and a German - Hugo Willens. The American's father Hobart Eldredge and his mother and brother arrive. Hobart is trying to raise a youth army to fight with the fascists. He clashes with Hugo. Despite looking a typical Aryan his great grandmother was Jewish. As a result of these clashes Hugo decides to go back to Germany and fight the Nazis
The pirate by S. N Behrman( Book )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 libraries worldwide
The cold wind and the warm by S. N Behrman( Book )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
But for whom Charlie by S. N Behrman( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
The second man; a comedy in three acts by S. N Behrman( Book )
20 editions published between 1898 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 libraries worldwide
End of summer by S. N Behrman( Book )
19 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and German and held by 336 libraries worldwide
National Theatre, direction Rapley Theatre Corporation, S.E. Cochran, manager. First play of the Theatre Guild and the American Theatre Societys subscription season. The Theatre Guild, Inc. presents S.N. Behrman's new comedy "End of Summer," with Ina Claire and Osgood Perkins, production directed by Philip Moeller, setting by Lee Simonson, production under the supervision of Theresa Helburn and Lawrence Langner
Jacobowsky and the Colonel : comedy of a tragedy in three acts by Franz Werfel( Book )
15 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and German and held by 272 libraries worldwide
For other editions, see Author Catalog
 
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Alternative Names
Behrman, S. N.
Behrman, S.N. 1893-1973
Behrman, Samuel N.
Behrman, Samuel Nathaniel
Behrman, Samuel Nathaniel, 1893-
Behrman Samuel Nathaniel 1893-1973
Behrmann, S.N. 1893-1973
Behrmann, Samuel N. 1893-1973
Behrmann, Samuel Nathaniel 1893-1973
Berhman, S.N.
Bermann Sam 1893-1973
Pai-men, S.N.
Pai-men, S. N. 1893-1973
S.N. Behrman écrivain américain
Samuel Nathaniel Behrman
Samuel Nathaniel Behrman Amerikaans toneelschrijver (1893-1973)
Samuel Nathaniel Behrman US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Сэмюэль Берман американский писатель
س. ن. بيرمان، 1893-1973
새뮤얼 베어먼
バーマン, S. N
Languages
English (392)
German (25)
Spanish (12)
Italian (10)
French (9)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (4)
Dutch (3)
Swedish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Basque (1)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
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