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Houseman, John 1902-1988

Works: 386 works in 1,051 publications in 9 languages and 24,806 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Biography  Biographical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Filmed plays  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Author, Narrator, Editor, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Speaker, Adapter, Host, pmn, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Contributor, Costume designer, Commentator, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by John Houseman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Houseman
The paper chase by John Houseman( visu )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 1,325 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 Vincente Minnelli( visu )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,200 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
Three days of the Condor by Sydney Pollack( visu )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
A CIA agent, code named Condor, reports a mass murder at his research office to his superior, and finds himself the target of both his employers and the killers of his associates
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 994 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 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 ʺPugʺ Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how ʺPugʺ 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
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
26 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulative 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 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 828 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
The fog by John Carpenter( visu )
32 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 749 libraries worldwide
An eerie, supernatural vengeance is let loose upon a town whose past is steeped in greed and murder
Six characters in search of an author by Luigi Pirandello( visu )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 725 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
Flannery O'Connor's The Displaced Person by Flannery O'Connor( visu )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 638 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 )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Letter from an unknown woman by Max Ophuls( visu )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 529 libraries worldwide
In early 20th century Vienna, Stefan Brand is in the process of fleeing on the eve of a duel he wants no part of. However, before he can do so, he receives an anonymous letter from an unknown woman. Stefan is deeply moved by what he reads and starts to realize that the letter's author is Lisa Berndl, a young woman he's known but disregarded for most of his life
Rollerball by Norman Jewison( visu )
35 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 499 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 )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 476 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
Another woman by Woody Allen( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
When a distinguished philosophy professor turns 50, she feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life. But the deeper she digs the more her life seems to unravel, until she realizes that her search for truth is a personal odyssey of self-examination, discovery and acceptance
A Christmas without snow by John Korty( visu )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 409 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
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray( visu )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 378 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
They live by night by Nicholas Ray( visu )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 369 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
Executive suite by Robert Wise( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Portrait of the dehumanizing aspects of corporate politics. The president of a giant furniture company dies and the seven board members are locked in an intense power struggle
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 365 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
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Alternative Names
Hausman Jacques 1902-1988
Haussmann, Jacques
Haussmann Jacques 1902-1988
Houseman, John 1902-
Ioannes Houseman
John Houseman acteur
John Houseman acteur américain
John Houseman aktor amerykański
John Houseman attore, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore rumeno
John Houseman US-amerikanisch-britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler, Filmproduzent, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur
Хаусман, Джон
Ջոն Հաուսմեն
ג'ון האוסמן
جان هاوسمن
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Spanish (23)
French (10)
German (4)
Slovenian (3)
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Turkish (2)
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