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Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Works: 545 works in 1,874 publications in 9 languages and 31,786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction  Western films  Anecdotes 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Scenarist, Speaker, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Joseph Cotten
Publications by Joseph Cotten
Publications by Joseph Cotten, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Joseph Cotten
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
176 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 5,448 libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
190 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,800 libraries worldwide
Set in post-war Vienna, an American western-adventure writer searches for a friend who turns out to be the king-pin of the Austrian black market
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( visu )
72 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,461 libraries worldwide
A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
76 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,086 libraries worldwide
A beguiling murderer charms his unsuspecting family, but soon his niece and namesake begins to suspect her uncle is hiding some terrible secret
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
34 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,702 libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( visu )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,522 libraries worldwide
The setting is New York City, the year is 2022 and the city is teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a synthetic greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. Police officer Thorn investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, and comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of their supposedly plankton-based product "Soylent Green."
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte ( visu )
35 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
Charlotte was a Southern belle preparing to elope with her married lover-- until he was murdered. Now, 37 years later, she lives alone in her mansion, slowly going mad as she is haunted by the memory of the unsolved crime and tormented by the local townspeople who believe she killed him. But when her cousin comes to visit, the skeletons begin to tumble out of the closet-- and that's when the terror really begins
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( visu )
74 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Portrait of the decline of an aristocratic Midwestern family unwilling to change its way of life with the times as the industrial 20th century begins
Duel in the sun by King Vidor( visu )
50 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 953 libraries worldwide
A woman taken into the home of a wealthy rancher becomes the subject of a tug-of-war between his two sons
Niagara by Henry Hathaway( visu )
56 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Although the quaint motel overlooking the famed falls seems like the perfect honeymoon retreat, in fact, it's where the young and beautiful Rose Loomis plans to kill her husband George
Since you went away by John Cromwell( visu )
14 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 660 libraries worldwide
The Hiltons are an average family living in a Midwestern town. The father of the household has waived his 3A status and enlisted to go overseas. His wife must now act as father and mother to their two daughters and keep their father's memory alive
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( visu )
8 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Brighty of the Grand Canyon ( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
A story of the adventures and misadventures of a boy, a lovable old miner, and a free-spirited wild, shaggy donkey
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate ( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
A Harvard graduate, turned federal Marshal in Wyoming, learns of a government sanctioned plot by cattle barons to kill the area's European settlers for their land. The resulting battle is based on the Johnson County War of 1892
Portrait of Jennie by William Dieterle( visu )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 504 libraries worldwide
An artist meets a schoolgirl in Central Park who has a mysterious air about her. What follows is an unforgettable love story
Under Capricorn by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
33 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 398 libraries worldwide
In Australia in 1830, an English immigrant stays with his cousin Heneritta and her cruel husband, setting a triangle to explode and reveal a strange crime
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
20 great westerns heroes & bandits ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( visu )
17 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Long thought dead, the victim of a horrible accident, Dr. Anton Phibes still lives, surrounded by art-deco bric-a-brac and attended by mute beauty Vulnavia. Outwardly normal in appearance, Phibes actually wears a rubber mask, covering his hideously deformed countenance; giving away the artifice is the fact that, when he dines, he takes his food through his neck rather than his mouth. Able to speak only when plugging a wire into his damaged vocal chords, Phibes elucidates his plan to murder the medical team whom he holds responsible for the death of his wife
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Cheshire Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994
Cotten, Joseph
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994
Cotten, Joseph Cheshire, 1905-1994
Cotton, Joseph, 1905-1994
English (750)
Spanish (50)
French (34)
German (31)
Italian (7)
Japanese (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Danish (1)
Turkish (1)
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