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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

Works: 690 works in 2,236 publications in 14 languages and 42,161 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Legal films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  War films  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Director, Author, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Commentator, Performer, Restager, Producer, Scenarist, Film editor, fmd, Contributor, Actor, Adapter, fmk, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sidney Lumet
Publications by Sidney Lumet
Publications by Sidney Lumet, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Sidney Lumet
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( visu )
132 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 5,033 libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
Network by Sidney Lumet( visu )
96 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,829 libraries worldwide
A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( visu )
88 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,203 libraries worldwide
Based on actual events that took place one hot August afternoon in 1972, the movie recreates the incredible circumstances surrounding an ill-fated Brooklyn bank robbery attempt
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( visu )
75 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,059 libraries worldwide
An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case against seemingly insurmountable opposition
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( visu )
47 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,932 libraries worldwide
A discontented kindergarten teacher living in Harlem is lost in a blizzard and comes upon the wonderland of Oz. There she meets new friends, tries to find her way home, and finds that her life is not so bad after all
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet( visu )
59 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( visu )
64 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Making movies by Sidney Lumet( Book )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,465 libraries worldwide
An inside look at how films are made covering such areas as wardrobe, shooting, editing, and marketing by an award winning director
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( visu )
58 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
New York Detective Frank Serpico exposes the corruption he witnesses while working undercover
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( visu )
45 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( visu )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,262 libraries worldwide
A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed
Fail-safe by Sidney Lumet( visu )
37 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
A computer malfunction causes nuclear equiped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Deathtrap by Sidney Lumet( visu )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 756 libraries worldwide
A famed mystery playwright with a recent string of flops may be planning to murder a talented former student in order to steal his work
Equus by Richard Rodney Bennett( visu )
54 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 751 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
The fugitive kind by Sidney Lumet( visu )
24 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and German and held by 739 libraries worldwide
A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Val Xavier is a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a Southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance, who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol, who tries to seduce him
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( visu )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Ever since antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, the Popes and their children have been on the run from the law. Now elder son Danny is 17 and he wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with
Find me guilty by Sidney Lumet( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Mobster Jackie Dee DiNorscio tries to strike a bargain with police: a shorter prison term in exchange for ratting on his fellow mobsters. He takes matters in his own hands when he defends himself instead, turning the courtroom upside down
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and Japanese and held by 626 libraries worldwide
An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
This acclaimed 1960 television production captures the theatrical integrity of O'neill's harrowing drama. Hickey is a salesman who arrives at a seedy saloon in New York for his annual bender. Instead of joining the down-and-outers in their drinking he attempts to raise them from their illusion only to wreak disaster on them and on himself
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Lumet, Sidney
Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011
Sidney Lumet Amerikaans filmregisseur
Sidney Lumet amerikai rendező, filmproducer, forgatókönyvíró
Sidney Lumet amerykański reżyser filmowy
Sidney Lumet cineasta estadounidense
Sidney Lumet réalisateur américain
Sidney Lumet regista statunitense
Sidney Lumet US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Sidnijs Lumets
Smithee, Alan 1924-2011
Σίντνεϊ Λουμέτ
Люмет, Сидни американский кинорежиссёр
Сидни Лумет
Сидни Лъмет
Сідні Люмет
Սիդնի Լյումետ
סידני לומט
سيدني لوميت
سیدنی لومت تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
সিডনি লুমেট
ಸಿಡ್ನಿ ಲ್ಯೂಮೆಟ್‌
სიდნი ლუმეტი
루멧, 시드니 1924-2011
ルメット, シドニー
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