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Cassavetes, John 1929-1989

Overview
Works: 481 works in 1,442 publications in 7 languages and 19,644 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  Biography  History  Interviews  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Other, Interviewee, Producer, Dedicatee, Costume designer, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Cassavetes
Publications by John Cassavetes
Publications by John Cassavetes, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Cassavetes
Rosemary's baby by Roman Polanski( visu )
61 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,347 libraries worldwide
After unwittingly becoming friendly with a coven of witches and warlocks, a young wife is impregnated by the Devil. DVD
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( visu )
56 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( visu )
17 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
A strike force of violent criminals take on a combat mission under the training and leadership of a U.S. Army major (Lee Marvin)
Shadows by John Cassavetes( visu )
73 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
The story of an interracial romance and the obstacles it puts on family relationships. When appearing on Jean Shepherd's radio program Night People, Cassavetes mentioned the improvisation work he had done with his acting class, and asked for funding to film it. When listeners actually sent in money, he worked up a script based on the classwork, and with additional funding filmed his story of three siblings, two of whom can pass as white
Faces by John Cassavetes( visu )
65 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
Tempest ( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter
The killing of a Chinese bookie ( visu )
43 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Opening night by John Cassavetes( visu )
67 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 632 libraries worldwide
A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
A decade under the influence ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Columbo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Husbands ( visu )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and German and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Harry, Archie and Gus are three middle-aged husbands, with wives, children and houses in the New York suburbs. They go on a wild spree after a close friend dies of a heart attack. Ending up in London, the three must confront their own mortality and decide how to spend the rest of their lives
Gloria by John Cassavetes( visu )
49 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
An ex-gun moll and showgirl is suddenly forced to protect a child whose parents have been rubbed out by the mob
A constant forge a film ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and work of John Cassavetes assembled from candid interviews, rare photos, archival footage, and the director himself. The narration is created from Cassavettes' own words. The actors discuss their own performances and those of their colleagues, give insights into Cassavetes's theater work, and into his handling of music in his films
Whose life is it anyway? by John Badham( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Raises the question of a person's right to death with a story about a paralyzed automobile victim who wishes to be permitted to die rather than be kept alive by mechanical means while his doctor maintains it is his professional duty to maintain life
Mikey and Nicky by Elaine May( visu )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and French and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Nicky has embezzled a fortune from his Mafia bosses and is on the run. Nicky's only friend, Mikey tries to help him escape; or will he lead him into a trap?
She's so lovely by Nick Cassavetes( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Maureen and first husband Eddie lived through some very wild times ... until an unforeseen crisis finally drove them apart. So when he walks back into her life after ten years ... Maureen must choose between her love for husband number two and the electricity she shares with Eddie!
John Cassavetes ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
The fury by Brian De Palma( visu )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
The riveting story of a father's effort to rescue his son from the government agency which is using him in their secret mind-control experiments. During his search, he encounters a young girl whose frightening psychic powers help precipitate the final confrontation between pursued and pursuers. Rated R
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( visu )
20 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thriller based on an Ernest Hemingway story
 
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Alternative Names
Cassavetes, John
Cassavetes, John 1929-
Cassavetes, John Nicholas
Cassavetes, John Nicholas 1929-1989
Colasanto, Nick 1929-1989
Languages
English (502)
French (44)
German (14)
Italian (10)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (4)
Dutch (2)
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