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Burr, Raymond 1917-1993

Overview
Works: 589 works in 981 publications in 3 languages and 18,199 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Legal drama  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Fiction  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Author of introduction, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
42 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,437 libraries worldwide
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
James A. Michener's Centennial ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of Centennial is founded by the young Mennonite Levi Zendt and his bride-to-be. Looks at the effects of the American Civil War on the settlement and the disputes between cattle ranchers and farmers. Shows the plight of Mexican residents who find their rights threatened by a real estate tycoon from back East. Examines more recent dirty politics as two contestants face off over the future of the town and its dwindling natural resources
Godzilla, king of the monsters! by Terry Morse( visu )
25 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
When American reporter Steve Martin investigates a series of mysterious disasters off the coast of Japan, he comes face to face with Godzilla, an ancient creature so powerful and so terrifying, it can reduce Tokyo to a smoldering graveyard
Gojira Godzilla ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships explode and are sunk. At first the authorities think its either underwater mines or underwater volcanic activity. The authorities soon head to Odo Island, close to where several of the ships were sunk. One night, something comes onshore and destroys several houses and kills several people. A later expedition to the island led by paleontologist Professor Kyohei Yemani, his daughter Emiko and a young navy frogman Hideto Ogata soon discover something more devastating than imagined in the form of a 164 foot tall monster whom the natives call Gojira. Now the monster begins a rampage that threatens to destroy not only Japan, but the rest of the world as well
Perry Mason ( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
"In every episode, defense attorney Mason matches wits with his courtroom adversary D.A. Hamilton Burger. Every time, Mason--aided by devoted secretary Della Street and loyal private eye Paul Drake--uncovers evidence that clears his client of murder."
Perry Mason ( visu )
15 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
See Perry Mason dig deeper for the facts, find ways of making people confess, and win harder cases then any other attorney, with the help of his secretary and a private investigator
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Norah Larkin is a working girl who wakes up a murderess after passing out in the apartment of brutish playboy Harry Prebble. Branded "The Blue Gardenia" by a sensational columnist, Norah dodges dragnets, informants and the cruel hand of fate as she struggles to conceal her involvement with Prebble, and to remember the details of her ill-fated night. As her hopes for justice fade, she decides to gamble her future on the journalist who transformed her into such a notorious figure
Godzilla by Ishirō Honda( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Godzilla rises from the sea, his slumber disturbed by atomic tests. With its haunting scenes of a devastated Tokyo eerily echoing the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, this film gave the world the perfect monster, and metaphor, for the Atomic Age
Perry Mason ( visu )
10 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Defense attorney Perry Mason induces climactic witness-stand confessions that always clear his clients, usually with the help of confidential secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake. As they work against DA Hamilton Burger and Lt. Arthur Tragg to clear a client, is it any surprise they succeed every time?
His kind of woman! ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect
Perry Mason ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Defense attorney Perry Mason induces climactic witness-stand confessions that always clear his clients, usually with the help of confidential secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake. As they work against DA Hamilton Burger and Lt. Arthur Tragg to clear a client, is it any surprise they succeed every time?
Perry Mason ( visu )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Defense attorney Perry Mason induces climactic witness-stand confessions that always clear his clients, usually with the help of confidential secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake. As they work against DA Hamilton Burger and Lt. Arthur Tragg to clear a client, is it any surprise they succeed every time?
Perry Mason ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Perry Mason, along with help from his secretary Della Street and investigator Paul Drake, takes on the cases that seem impossible to win
Raw deal by Anthony Man( visu )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Trapped within the walls of a state penitentiary, Joe Sullivan lives for the chance to avenge himself upon the man who helped put him there: Rick Coyle, a pyromaniac mob boss with a taste for party-girl flambé. Rick helps spring Joe from prison in hopes that the police will gun him down during the escape, but he grossly underestimates Joe's resourcefulness. With the assistance of a world-weary moll and an innocent girl, Joe dodges roadblocks, hitmen and dragnets and carves a bloody path back to his betrayer
Perry Mason ( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Attorney Perry Mason, along with the help of his secretary Della Street and investigator Paul Drake, takes on seemingly indefensible cases. With outstanding courtroom skills, Mason will often use tricks or traps to unwittingly get people to admit their guilt
Borderline by William A Seiter( visu )
24 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Two agents both assigned to infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring on the Mexican border, fall in love. Each believes the other is a criminal and they are ultimately forced to make an escape together
Airplane II the sequel ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
In a spoof of disaster films, an airplane is out of control and the crew struggles to save it. Worst of all, they are out of coffee
Perry Mason ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Attorney Perry Mason specializes in defending indefensible cases with the aid of his secretary Della Street and investigator Paul Drake. Often relying on his outstanding courtroom skills, sometimes he must use tricks or traps to get people to unwittingly admit their guilt. Contains 12 gripping episodes
Perry Mason ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
"Raymond Burr stars as Mason, the famous defense attorney who must outwit determined prosecutor Hamilton Burger, and the sly Lt. Tragg, always with loyal support from secretary Della Street and sidekick Paul Drake."--Container
Adventures of Don Juan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Don Juan de Marana damages Spanish prestige in diplomatic circles with his indiscreet womanizing, but he attempts to rehabilitate his image after he meets the beautiful Queen Margaret, trapped in a loveless arranged marriage with the weak and feckless King Philip III
 
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Alternative Names
Burr, Raymond William Stacy
Languages
English (189)
Japanese (10)
German (1)
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