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Durning, Charles 1923-2012

Overview
Works: 379 works in 1,147 publications in 4 languages and 38,027 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Television adaptations  Musical films  Children's films  Romantic comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Caper films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Author, Recipient, 591, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Charles Durning
Publications by Charles Durning
Publications by Charles Durning, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Charles Durning
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,372 libraries worldwide
Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( visu )
72 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,038 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 )
36 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,783 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 )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,453 libraries worldwide
Set in 1930's Chicago, this story deals with two con men who seek revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( visu )
48 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
On a hot Brooklyn afternoon, two optimistic losers set out to rob a bank. Sonny (Pacino) is the mastermind, Sal (Cazale) is the follower, and disaster is the result. Because the cops, crowds, TV cameras and then the pizza man have arrived. The "well-planned" heist is now a circus
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( visu )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,902 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
The land before time IV journey through the mists by MCA Universal Home Video( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit sly new villains to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,001 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 964 libraries worldwide
G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco
State and Main by David Mamet( visu )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 894 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 )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 856 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 )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 719 libraries worldwide
When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Two actors, Frederick and Anna Bronski, get caught up in Germany's invasion of Poland, a leaking of top secret information and an incredible plot to thwart the Nazis
The best little whorehouse in Texas by Colin Higgins( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 640 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 voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 583 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 )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
The Final countdown ( visu )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 532 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
The man with one red shoe ( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, DC wearing one red shoe? The CIA wants to know, and their investigation is just the beginning of this rollicking undercover comedy
North Dallas forty ( visu )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 451 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
Mrs. Santa Claus by Terry Hughes( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
A musical adventure in which Mrs. Claus leaves the North Pole and finds herself in 1890s New York. She explores this new world by getting a job in a sweat shop and befriending a young suffragette, only to become empowered by urban life
 
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Alternative Names
Çarlz Dörninq
Carolus Durning
Charles Durning acteur américain
Charles Durning Amerikaans acteur
Charles Durning amerikansk skådespelare
Charles Durning amerikansk skodespelar
Charles Durning amerikansk skuespiller
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
Чарльз Дёрнинг
Чарльз Дернінг
צ'ארלס דרנינג
چارلز دارنینگ بازیگر آمریکایی
ჩარლზ დერნინგი
찰스 더닝
チャールズ・ダーニング
查理士·邓宁
Languages
English (329)
German (22)
French (14)
Spanish (7)
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