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Crenna, Richard 1927-2003

Works: 485 works in 1,091 publications in 3 languages and 20,428 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Naval history  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Science fiction television programs  Television plays, American 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Artist, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Richard Crenna
Publications by Richard Crenna
Publications by Richard Crenna, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Richard Crenna
Most widely held works by Richard Crenna
Body heat by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
31 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,639 libraries worldwide
A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
First blood by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
41 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
A mentally unstable Vietnam vet has a one-man war with the police force of a small town after they abuse him. Includes a never-before-seen alternate suicide ending, deleted scenes and commentary with Sylvester Stallone
Wait until dark by Terence Young( visu )
23 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
A photographer unwittingly smuggles a doll stuffed with heroin into New York City. His recently blinded wife, alone in their apartment, is first terrorized by hired crooks, and then by the psychopathic Roat, in search of the doll
Rambo first blood part II by George P Cosmatos( visu )
45 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
John Rambo returns to Vietnam to find and rescue a group of American P.O.W's that have been there since the Vietnam War
Rambo III by Peter Macdonald( visu )
53 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Rambo battles Russians invading Afghanistan. Includes deleted scenes, audio commentary with Sylvester Stallone and more
The Sand Pebbles by Robert Wise( visu )
28 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
A U.S. gunboat cruises China's Yangtze River in 1926, witnessing the awakening of a bloody revolution
James A. Michener's Centennial ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 746 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
Out of the ashes ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp. Perl struggles to explain how she terminated the lives of the unborn to save thousands of pregnant women from the gas chambers
By dawn's early light by David Carradine( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A full-of-himself LA teenager and a crusty old Colorado cattleman have nothing in common except that they are grandfather and grandson. Now they're on a journey from the Colorado Mountains to the Pacific Ocean on horseback. This historic trip west is a physical and emotional challenge that will change both of them forever--if they don't kill each other first
The hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
The most valuable submarine in the Russian fleet is the Red October. It's highly skilled commander, confident of his ship's ability to avoid detection, is determined to settle a bitter score with the Russian state
Summer rental ( visu )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Comedian Candy stars as a stressed-out air traffic controller who tries to take a peaceful vacation in Florida, only to become involved in one misadventure after another
The Star by Stuart Heisler( visu )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
In a lavish production recalling the golden era of musical theatre, the irrepressible English chorus girl, Gertrude Lawrence, becomes a glamorous, flamboyant and charismatic stage legend and the toast of two continents
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
The story of a young private in the Union army whose enthusiasm about the glory of battle is compromised by his fear that he will lack the courage needed to fight
Legendary lighthouses ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
A six-part series about lighthouses and the places they are located, originally broadcast on PBS
Wrongfully accused ( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Parody of many adventure movies, including the Fugitive, Mission: Impossible, Braveheart, Titanic, Casablanca and others
20,000 leagues under the sea ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A mysterious monster is terrorizing the Atlantic Ocean and famous marine biologist Professor Aronnax is summoned to investigate. Accompanied by his daughter Sophie, the two trail the monstrous creature -- only to discover that the beast is actually a futuristic submarine captained by the eccentric Captain Nemo
The showdown trail by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Rock Bannon, whose reputation as a gunfighter marks him an outcast among decent folk, must convince a group of naive homesteaders that a smooth-talking scoundrel is taking them down a dangerous path
Marooned by Martin Caidin( visu )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
After completing a daring mission in space, the three-man spaceship orbits the Earth preparing for re-entry. But a retro-rocket misfires, and they are marooned in space. They are trapped in a cramped metal vessel with no power-- outside there is no air and no heat
Double solitaire ( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
A television production of Robert Anderson's play. Under pressure to reaffirm their marriage vows, two middle-aged people explore their dreams and the direction of their lives
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Alternative Names
Crenna, Richard
Crenna, Richard Donald 1926-2003
English (309)
Spanish (4)
German (4)
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