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Houseman, John

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The paper chase by John Houseman( visu )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 1,335 libraries worldwide
A moving story of a first-year Harvard Law School student who comes to terms with his dreams in America's most competitive school. Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes fearful of a brilliant professor, who terrorizes some, inspires others and who easily separates the men from the boys
Lust for life by Irving Stone( visu )
11 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 901 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
20 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulatve movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
Gideon's trumpet by Robert H Justman( visu )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
"Henry Fonda portrays Clarence Gideon, the destitute prisoner whose handwritten plea for justice changed the course of American legal history ... Tells the remarkable human story behind the landmark 'right to counsel' Supreme Court case [of Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963]"--Container
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Tells an epic story of military strategy, politics, romance, and family conflict set against the backdrop of world events from 1938 through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Follows naval officer Victor "Pug" Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how "Pug" and his family are drawn into the center of the conflicts that lead to America's involvement in World War II as Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist colonial empire under Mussolini, and Japan prepares for a major battle with China
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
30 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness
The displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( visu )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
"Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the 'displaced person' is a Polish refugee (Mr. Guizac) who's relocated by a priest to work on Mrs. McIntyre's farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farmworkers. Soon all are plotting Mr. Guizac's downfall until fate unexpectedly takes a hand in deciding this outsider's destiny ... and ultimately everyone's tragedy"--Container
Entertainers and the entertained : essays on theater, film, and television by John Houseman( Book )
7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Six characters in search of an author by Luigi Pirandello( visu )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Actors in rehearsal are replaced by six strangers who appear mysteriously and who convince the director their story is more interesting than the play in rehearsal
Letter from an unknown woman by Max Ophuls( visu )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 547 libraries worldwide
A story of unrequited love in which a woman is obsessed with a self-centered concert pianist
Rollerball by Norman Jewison( visu )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 484 libraries worldwide
In a dystopic future world run entirely by a few powerful corporations, the brutal sport of rollerball has taken the place of both warfare and traditional athletic competition. The greatest player in the history of rollerball, Jonathan E, receives pressure from these corporations to retire. When he refuses, both his life and his sport descend into chaos and bloodshed
Beyond the horizon by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
A McCarter Theatre Company production of Eugene O'Neil's first full-length play which won him a Pulitzer prize. The play concerns two brothers in love with the same girl. Her rejection of one of them and marriage to the other tears apart a family and sets the stage for all three characters' discontent and disallusionment
The fog by John Carpenter( visu )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and French and held by 401 libraries worldwide
An eerie, supernatural vengeance is let loose upon a town whose past is steeped in greed and murder
A Christmas without snow by John Korty( visu )
24 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A recently divorced woman moves to San Francisco to start a new life. She joins a church choir and meets new friends and learns special life lessons
Executive suite by Robert Wise( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle
The cheap detective ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
They live by night by Nicholas Ray( visu )
15 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 355 libraries worldwide
They live by night: Three prisoners flee from a state prison farm in Mississippi. Among them is 23-years-young Bowie, who spent the last seven years in prison and now hopes to be able to prove his innocence or retire to a home in the mountains and live in peace together with his new love, Kitty. But his criminal companions persuade him to participate in several heists, and soon the police believe him to be their leader and go after "Bowie the Kid" harder than ever
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray( visu )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 352 libraries worldwide
City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect
The American Shakespeare Festival : the birth of a theatre by John Houseman( Book )
5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hausman Jacques 1902-1988
Haussmann, Jacques
Haussmann, Jacques, 1902-
Haussmann, Jacques, 1902-1988
Houseman, John, 1902-
Languages
English (318)
Spanish (11)
French (10)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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