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Cronyn, Hume

Works: 163 works in 594 publications in 7 languages and 24,359 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Adapter, Singer, Performer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Hume Cronyn
Publications by Hume Cronyn
Publications by Hume Cronyn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Hume Cronyn
Most widely held works by Hume Cronyn
Cocoon by Ron Howard( visu )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
The pelican brief by Alan J Pakula( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
Lifeboat by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
22 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
When their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German submarine that sank their ship
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
22 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
A beguiling murderer charms his unsuspecting family, but soon his niece and namesake begins to suspect her uncle is hiding a terrible secret
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( visu )
11 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
25 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Two friends strangle a college classmate and then proceed to invite his family and friends to dinner after they stuff the body inside a trunk to be used for the dining table. One of the guests, their teacher, suspects foul play. Based on the real-life Leopold-Loeb murder, Hitchcock's study of total mise-en-scene construction was shot entirely on a single sound stage
To dance with the white dog ( visu )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
A devoted old couple are separated when the wife dies. The husband struggles to cope with his loneliness and failing health, but his spirit is fading when a mysterious white dog appears and reawakens his joy of life
Batteries not included by Matthew Robbins( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 955 libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs to a tenement to get rid of the last five tenants. The five are visited by tiny visitors from outer space who turn the tide with magical powers
Foxfire includes behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Foxfire" ( visu )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
When her son asks her to move to the city, an elderly woman is torn between his wishes and her many memories of sharing country life with her late husband
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Garp is a man whose life unfolds from cradle to grave in counterpoint to the dizzy, violent, cruel and casually destructive rhythms of our anxious age. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, his mother Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women
Marvin's room by Jerry Zaks( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional family takes a journey of self-discovery and reconciliation and learns to reach out to one another
Brute force by Jules Dassin( visu )
24 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 635 libraries worldwide
"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Staged in rehearsal room and modern dress conditions, this is Richard Burton's performance as Hamlet. This play opened on Broadway April 9, 1964. This recording is not derived from a film, but from an attempt to simply record the stage show for one cinematic showing by placing cameras in the stalls during an actual performance
The parallax view by Alan J Pakula( visu )
35 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Warren Beatty is a news reporter who, along with seven others, witnesses the assassination of a political candidate. When the other seven die in "accidents", the newsman begins to doubt the official position: that a lone madman was responsible for the crime
Cocoon the return by Daniel Petrie( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
People will talk by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relations with Mr. Shunderson
People a musical celebration ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Cara and her lovable Grandfather embark on a journey of imagination that brings them face to face with the wonderful variety of people around the world
Phantom of the Opera by Arthur Lubin( visu )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock, master of suspense, always started out his show with the line 'Good Evening.' Loaded with twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night, view this storyteller's classic tales with some of the biggest names in showbiz
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Blake, Hume
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Кронин, Хьюм
هیوم کرونین بازیگر آمریکایی
흄 크로닌
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