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Rush, Barbara 1927-

Works: 100 works in 297 publications in 3 languages and 6,923 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Musical films  History  Motion pictures  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Barbara Rush
Publications by Barbara Rush
Most widely held works about Barbara Rush
Most widely held works by Barbara Rush
Family blessings by LaVyrle Spencer( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Forty-four-year-old Lee Reston, a widow with a profitable florist business, takes pleasure in her three children. When her eldest, Greg, is killed in a motorcycle crash, her world is shattered. She turns to Greg's best friend for comfort and together they begin the healing process which takes their relationship from friendship to romance
Hombre by Martin Ritt( visu )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
A white man raised as an Apache faces confrontation with society
Magnificent obsession by John M Stahl( visu )
20 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from a rescue team. They have to use the town's only resuscitator. At that same moment the beloved, local doctor has a heart attack and dies while waiting for the life-saving device. When Bob learns about the doctor's secret - to give selflessley and in secret - he decides to give it a try. He alienates the doctor's widow, Helen, with whom Bob has now fallen in love. His persistence causes another tragedy, and he must remake his life
The Young Lions by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
The story of World War II from the American and the German perspectives
It came from outer space by Jack Arnold( visu )
25 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
After discovering that a meteor-like object buried under a landslide is an inhabited space ship from another planet, a young scientist delays an attack by panic-stricken townspeople so that the ship can leave the earth
When worlds collide ( visu )
16 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet
Bigger than life by Nicholas Ray( visu )
21 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 519 libraries worldwide
When a friendly, successful suburban teacher and father is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug, resulting in his transformation into a psychotic and ultimately violent household despot. "This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family. That it came in the day of Father Knows Best makes it all the more shocking -- and wildly entertaining."--Jacket
The young Philadelphians by Directed by Vincent Sherman( visu )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Anthony Lawrence is an up-and-coming lawyer, whose career is interrupted by the Korean War. On the eve of his decision to run for political office, he finds himself about to defend a down-and-out friend in a murder case that threatens to expose the Main Line's darkest secrets
Robin and the 7 hoods ( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Robbo is a Chicago gang leader during the Depression who scams the rich to provide for the poor
November of the heart by LaVyrle Spencer( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
A young man and woman have a clandestine affair during the summer at the turn of the century, only to be forced to separate against their wills because of the differences in their social status
A woman of independent means by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 226 libraries worldwide
A young woman growing up at the turn of the century chronicles how she broke free of the woman's lot and found an independent life in a time of few choices
What makes Sammy run? ( visu )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Sammy Glick is a Jewish boy born in New York's Lower East Side. He decides to climb the ladder of success by any mean necessary. Through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the motion picture industry's top screenwriter. A rags to riches story about the world of 1930s Hollywood
Peege ( visu )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
A couple and their three sons spend an uncomfortable Christmas Eve visiting their now helpless and senile grandmother, Peege, at her custodial home. After the rest of the family leaves the grandmother's room, the oldest boy stays behind, still trying to help Peege re-connect with her past life
Strangers when we meet ( visu )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Douglas stars as Larry Coe, a gifted architect who, unhappily married, falls in love with his beautiful neighbor Maggie (Novak), whose marriage is also on the rocks
Come blow your horn by Bud Yorkin( visu )
6 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Alan is a swinging single who uses his New York apartment as a harem of sorts for his legion of lady friends. Buddy, his kid brother, wants to break free of his overprotective parents and moves in with Alan, hoping to emulate him in the sex department. Alan teaches Buddy his tricks of the trade and it isn't long before Buddy is stealing women away from Alan
War of the worlds by H. G Wells( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
War of the worlds: The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. That is until they realize that the Martians have landed a direct assault to our planet, with hundreds of invulnerable ships. The invasion takes place all over the world, and all the major cities are destroyed one after one, even the atomic bomb can't stop them. But, if the human intervention can't beat them, who can?
Summer lovers ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Three young people come to the Greek isles for a summer of fun, and find themselves in a triangle of newly discovered love and independence
Can't stop the music ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A young composer and his pals put a group together to land a record contract
Moon of the wolf ( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
There's something terribly evil happening when the full moon rises over a small Louisiana town. People are being brutally murdered by a force once only thought of as legend and myth. Sheriff Whitaker must find out who the werewolf is before he claims its next probable victim--the woman Whitaker loves
The black shield of Falworth ( visu )
4 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"In The black shield of Falworth, Tony Curtis woos his real-life bride Janet Leigh, while defending the British throne in a swashbucking tale filled with joust, jests and medieval heroics. The time is England in the reign of King Henry IV. Miles (Curtis) is a headstrong, handsome peasant determined to learn the name of his slain father and discover his true heritage. His fiery ambition and swift sword lead him to the majestic MacWorth Castle. There he must vie for both knighthood as well as the hand of the fair Lady Anne (Leigh), but her love is claimed by the evil, conniving Sir Walter Blount. All the while the English throne is being challenged to the death -- from sinister forces within"--Container
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Rush, Barbara
English (178)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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