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Cronyn, Hume

Works: 334 works in 767 publications in 7 languages and 24,935 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Survival films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Adapter, Singer, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Interviewee, Producer, Writer of accompanying material, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Cocoon by Ron Howard( visu )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
When the Antareans, advanced beings from another planet, arrive at an old age home in Florida, the senior citizens there get a second chance at being young in this story of youth, old age, and how people choose to live their lives
Lifeboat by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
22 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,394 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
The pelican brief by Alan J Pakula( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,384 libraries worldwide
Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( visu )
11 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 1,203 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 Patrick Hamilton( visu )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Two friends strangle a classmate for intellectual thrills, then proceed to invite his family and mutual friends over for dinner - with the body stuffed inside the trunk they use as a buffet table. Their former teacher suspects foul play and before the evening is over he finds out how brutally his students have twisted his own academic theories
To dance with the white dog ( visu )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 1,026 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
Foxfire includes behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Foxfire" ( visu )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 971 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
Batteries not included by Matthew Robbins( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 927 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
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves and entanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony
Marvin's room by Jerry Zaks( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional family takes a journey of self-discovery and reconciliation and learns to reach out to one another
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 625 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 world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 616 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
Brute force by Jules Dassin( visu )
20 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 601 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
Cocoon the return by Daniel Petrie( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
The parallax view ( visu )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 577 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
People a musical celebration ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 523 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
People will talk by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 503 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
Phantom of the Opera by Arthur Lubin( visu )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 419 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 by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 411 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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