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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Overview
Works: 308 works in 1,175 publications in 7 languages and 26,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Television comedies  History  Television programs  Television plays  Television mini-series  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, per, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Cyril Cusack
Publications by Cyril Cusack
Publications by Cyril Cusack, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Cyril Cusack
 
Most widely held works by Cyril Cusack
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( visu )
88 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,273 libraries worldwide
In a future when books are banned and destroyed by the government, a fireman in charge of the burning becomes involved with a schoolteacher who flaunts the law by collecting and reading books
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( visu )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,269 libraries worldwide
A black comedy about a rich, disturbed, young man, fascinated with death and funerals, who has an affair and a series of adventures with an eccentric and independent 80 year-old woman
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
54 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,913 libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
My Left Foot : The Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
Born with cerebral palsy, the 10th of 22 children of a Dublin bricklayer and his wife, Christy Brown was doomed to life as a vegetable by physicians in 1932. His strong-willed mother's love and faith encouraged him to overcome this label. At age seven, he made a mark with chalk grasped between the toes of his left foot, the only limb on his body he could control. With this proof of intelligence, his schooling begins, and aided by his loving family, Christy learns to grapple with life's physical tasks and psychological pains. His courage and determination inspire a teacher, who lends support as he develops into a brilliant if cantankerous writer, poet, and painter. The astounding story of an artist who defeated a physical disability, degrading stereotypes, and poverty to fulfill his dreams
The day of the jackal by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
29 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Nineteen eighty-four by George Orwell( visu )
33 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 924 libraries worldwide
"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush his soul"--Container
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and French and held by 915 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Far and away by Ron Howard( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the west coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Tom Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad, until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon who is unhappily reunited with her former fiance. In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realize their dreams of land and life together in this satisfying grand-scale adventure that WNCN Radio calls "Ron Howard's best film - a wondrous epic"!
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( visu )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
David Copperfield by Boz( visu )
20 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
David Copperfield's idyllic life changes when his mother marries Mr. Murdstone. When she dies, David's stepfather takes David from school and forces him to do back-breaking work in his winery. Eventually, David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he might find the respect and love he never had as a child
Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 568 libraries worldwide
A full cast recording of Shakespeare's play which pits love, honesty and innocence against the overwhelming power of flattery and deception
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( visu )
29 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father
Odd man out by Carol Reed( visu )
19 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason (Lolita) as a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Collects archive footage from the Vietnam War, antiwar protests in the United States, the 1968 student riots in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, the coup in Chile that ended Salvador Allende's presidency, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, and more; to explore the history of political upheavals during the 1960s and 1970s
The small back room by Michael Powell( visu )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
A World War II government munitions expert, in constant pain from a crippling bomb injury, is frustrated by his infirmity and mindless government bureaucracy that prevents him from recovering and disposing of deadly enemy booby traps that are killing children
Victor Hugo's Les miserables ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Presents a full-cast performance of Shakespeare's tale of the villainous king's rise to the British throne and his subsequent downfall
 
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Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993
Cucack, Cyril James 1910-1993
Cusack, Cyril James 1910-1993
Cyril Cusack acteur de cinéma
Cyril Cusack acteur uit Zuid-Afrika (1910-1993)
Cyril Cusack actor sudafricano
Cyril Cusack attore cinematografico irlandese
Cyril Cusack irischer Schauspieler
Σίριλ Κούζακ νοτιοαφρικανός ηθοποιός
סיריל קיוזאק שחקן אירי
سیریل کوساک
シリル・キューザック
Languages
English (318)
German (35)
French (27)
Spanish (26)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Polish (1)
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