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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 466 works in 1,209 publications in 6 languages and 38,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Children's films  Made-for-TV movies  Caper films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Singer, Author, 591, Costume designer, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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O brother, where art thou? by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,376 libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
65 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,889 libraries worldwide
Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( visu )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,818 libraries worldwide
Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
The sting by George Roy Hill( visu )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,562 libraries worldwide
Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( visu )
50 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( visu )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
Dick Tracy by Warren Beatty( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Detective Dick Tracy battles Big Boy Caprice, whose lady, Breathless Mahoney wants Tracy for herself. He steps into a crime war, while Tess Trueheart waits for him
State and Main by David Mamet( visu )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 891 libraries worldwide
In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action
I.Q. ( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 866 libraries worldwide
All the world knows about Einstein the scientific genius. But what about Einstein the matchmaker? I.Q. puts this fanciful notion to the test and comes up with winning results in this fun, warm-hearted romantic comedy
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( visu )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 750 libraries worldwide
Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is a rube, a schmoe, a grade-A ding-dong -- precisely what Hudsucker Industries is looking for in a president! They plan to let him rise to the top in the hope thAT their stock will hit bottom ... and the fat cats on the board can snap up controlling interest
To be or not to be by Alan Johnson( visu )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 703 libraries worldwide
A comedy film of wartime Poland about an acting troupe which becomes involved in international affairs
The best little whorehouse in Texas ( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
A sheriff and a proprietress join together not only in romance, but to fight a big city TV crusader in his efforts to expose the Chicken Ranch to public scandal, and thus close it down
The land before time IV : journey through the mists by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit sly new villian to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
The land before time ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
"Join Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky, Petrie and shy newcomer Ali on their most exciting adventure ever! it's an all-new, song-filled, animated classic in the continuing story of The Land Before Time®. A herd of migrating Longnecks has important news of weather changes in the regions beyond the Great Valley. What was once dry land has become 'The Land of Mists.' Strange new creatures have begun to appear in these rainy marshes, while still others have moved into the high trees from which the Longnecks used to feed. Fortunately, the Great Valley is as beautiful as ever. There's no need to brave the wetlands - until Littlefoot's Grandpa becomes ill. His one hope is to eat the healing petals of a golden Night Flower that only grows...in the Land of Mists! Now it's up to Littlefoot and his prehistoric pals to explore the swamps, outwit sly new villains and find the Night Flowers in time to save grandpa. Along the way, the kids will learn some loving lessons about teamwork, cooperation and most of all: it's great to have friends of all ids, in all shapes and sizes. Sparkling with delightful songs, dazzling animation and a heartwarming story, The Land Before TIme®: Journey Through The Mists celebrates the power of embracing the differences that make each of us truly special!"--Back Cover
The voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
This documentary tells the story of the revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, in which Africans abducted from Sierra Leone in violation of international law took over the ship on which they were held, only to end up in the American court system. They took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way. Based on court documents and transcripts, letters written by the Africans and their lawyers, newspaper articles, and testimony from present-day scholars
Local color ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A renowned artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974, when he befriended an elderly, alcoholic, yet genius painter who turned his back not only on art, but on life. Together, they give one another a priceless gift. The student learns to see the world through the eyes of an artist, while the master remembers how to see past the ugliness in life
The Final countdown ( visu )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
When an electrical storm transports the nuclear-powered U.S.S. Nimitz back in time, hours before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the crew must decide between allowing the attack to take place and preventing it, which would forever change history
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
15 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and German and held by 460 libraries worldwide
After being separated from her siamese twin Dominique, Danielle develops Instant Multiple-Personality Disorder to help her cope with the death of her twin. One of her personalities is accused of murder, and the investigator, who happened to see the crime, finds herself bound to Danielle by what they share
North Dallas forty ( visu )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Depicts an aging pro football player who, through a woman he meets, is drawn away from the masculine, violent world in which he has lived so long. In doing so, he finds himself at odds with the team's management
 
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Çarlz Dörninq
Carolus Durning
Charles Durning acteur américain
Charles Durning ameerika näitleja
Charles Durning Amerikaans acteur
Charles Durning amerikansk skådespelare
Charles Durning amerikansk skodespelar
Charles Durning amerikansk skuespiller
Charles Durning amerikāņu aktieris
Charles Durning amerykański aktor
Charles Durning attore statunitense
Charles Durning US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Charles Durning yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Charres Durning
Durham, Charles 1923-2012
Durnham, Charles 1923-2012
Durning, Chuck 1923-2012
Τσαρλς Ντέρνινγκ
Чарльз Дёрнинг
Чарльз Дернінг
צ'ארלס דרנינג
צ'ארלס דרנינג שחקן אמריקאי
تشارلز دورنينج ممثل أمريكي
چارلز دارنینگ بازیگر آمریکایی
ჩარლზ დერნინგი
찰스 더닝
チャールズ・ダーニング
查理士·邓宁
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