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Lumet, Sidney 1924-2011

Works: 618 works in 2,105 publications in 11 languages and 40,185 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Bibliography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Commentator, Interviewee, Performer, Producer, Film editor, Scenarist, Actor, Adapter, Contributor, Artist, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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12 angry men by Sidney Lumet( visu )
124 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,874 libraries worldwide
Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
Network by Sidney Lumet( visu )
88 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,905 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 )
68 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,052 libraries worldwide
The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( visu )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
Alcoholic lawyer finds a chance to redeem himself by accepting an unwinnable malpractice case
The Wiz by Sidney Lumet( visu )
40 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,807 libraries worldwide
Dorothy is a 24-year-old Manhattan kindergarten teacher who is whisked away from her inner-city neighborhood via a snowstorm to the mysterious land of Oz. Oz is a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
54 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( visu )
45 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive
Making movies by Sidney Lumet( Book )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,471 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 )
83 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,431 libraries worldwide
An honest New York policeman endures scorn and mistreatment from his fellow cops. Based on a true story
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( visu )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,390 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
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( visu )
37 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,307 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
Fail-safe by Eugene Burdick( visu )
33 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 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
Equus by Peter Shaffer( visu )
50 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 779 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
Deathtrap by Sidney Lumet( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 727 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
The fugitive kind by Sidney Lumet( visu )
27 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Valentine Xavier leaves the entertainment world in New Orleans after he has one too many encounters with the law. A rainstorm leaves him stranded in a small town, where his past comes back to haunt him and he attracts two women
Running on empty by Sidney Lumet( visu )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 641 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
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 624 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
Find me guilty ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 623 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
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 588 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. Extended film clips, and interviews with filmmakers, scholars, and survivors who work in the film industry, are used to tell this important story
The iceman cometh by Sidney Lumet( visu )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
A film version of Eugene O'Neill play which centers around drunks and whores who have found sanctuary in a saloon. Each has their own "pipe-dream" that sustains them until Hickey, the "Iceman", attempts to free them from their illusions by stripping them of their lies and guilt
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Lumet, Sidney
Lumet, Sydney 1924-2011
Smithee, Alan 1924-2011
ルメット, シドニー
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