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Cotten, Joseph 1905-1994

Works: 606 works in 2,600 publications in 10 languages and 33,497 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Documentary television programs  Journalism films  Films à clef  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Scenarist, Speaker, Creator, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Contributor, orf, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Joseph Cotten
Publications by Joseph Cotten
Publications by Joseph Cotten, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Joseph Cotten
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
295 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 5,230 libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
The third man by Carol Reed( visu )
341 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,815 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 )
95 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,478 libraries worldwide
A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
105 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,244 libraries worldwide
A beguiling murderer charms his unsuspecting family, but soon his niece and namesake begins to suspect her uncle of being the Merry Widow murderer, and a deadly game of cat-and-mouse begins. As his niece draws closer to the truth, the psychopathic killer begins to plot the death of his favorite relative
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
55 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
Paula is the rich innocent married to the calculating Gregory Anton, never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes his helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity. The only clue to his evil acts is the dimming of their gaslights. She comes under the protection of a Scotland Yard detective, Brian Cameron, who suspects Anton has already murdered once
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( visu )
28 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,653 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 by Robert Aldrich( visu )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( visu )
83 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate by Michael Cimino( visu )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and German and held by 999 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
Duel in the sun by King Vidor( visu )
46 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 913 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 )
82 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 907 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
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( visu )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 750 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
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 671 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
Since you went away by John Cromwell( visu )
17 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 643 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
Brighty of the Grand Canyon ( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
A story of the adventures and misadventures of a boy, a lovable old miner, and a free-spirited wild, shaggy donkey
Portrait of Jennie by William Dieterle( visu )
25 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 479 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 2014 in 3 languages and held by 442 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
20 great westerns : heroes & bandits ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( visu )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 356 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
Cotten, Joseph Cheshire 1905-1994
Cotton, Joseph
Cotton, Joseph 1905-1994
Cozef Kotten
Joseph Cotten acteur américain
Joseph Cotten American film, stage and television actor
Joseph Cotten Amerikaans acteur
Joseph Cotten amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny
Joseph Cotten attore statunitense
Joseph Cotten US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
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جوزف کاتن
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