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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 344 works in 1,021 publications in 4 languages and 25,594 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Television plays  Legends  Biography  Fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, per, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( visu )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
Countercultural director Hal Ashby tells the story of the emotional and romantic bond between a death-obsessed young man from a wealthy family and a devil-may-care, bohemian octogenarian. Equal parts gallows humor and romantic innocence, Harold and Maude dissolves the line between darkness and light along with the ones that separate people by class, gender, and age. The cult classic of its era, featuring indelible performances and a soundtrack by Cat Stevens
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( visu )
63 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,075 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
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
22 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,698 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 Martin Ritt( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,176 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 )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,074 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 )
15 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 893 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and French and held by 864 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( visu )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Filmed in and around London in 1984 this is a story of love and tragic betrayal in a twisted, horrific world
Far and away by Ron Howard( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A poor but proud Irish tenant farmer accompanies the spoiled and headstrong daughter of a wealthy landlord to America in a quest for land
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( visu )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 554 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 ( visu )
16 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
Mrs. Warren's profession ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
"What is the profession that has enabled Mrs. Warren to give her daughter all the benefits of 'good society'? Vivie Warren discovers her mother's secrets and embraces her own power as a 'modern' woman"--Container
Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 480 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 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
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 355 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 353 libraries worldwide
A recorded performance of Shakespeare's great tragedy about the legendary King Lear and his three daughters
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished
Troylus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 341 libraries worldwide
The complete play
The poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Gerard Manley Hopkins( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 326 libraries worldwide
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Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993
Cucack, Cyril James, 1910-1993
Cusack, Cyril James 1910-1993
English (262)
German (15)
French (13)
Spanish (10)
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