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Cusack, Cyril 1910-1993

Works: 364 works in 1,074 publications in 4 languages and 25,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Television plays  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Legends  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, per, 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 3 languages and held by 2,200 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
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( visu )
70 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,162 libraries worldwide
In this society of the future the job of firemen is to hunt out and incinerate books. 451 degrees Fahrenheit is the temperature at which they burn
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
23 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 1,751 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 )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,206 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 )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,101 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 )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
In France, an organization known as OAS, attempts an assassination on the life of Charles DeGaulle, due to their belief that DeGaulle has betrayed France by granting Algeria independence
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( visu )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Based on the novel by George Orwell which is the story of impossible love and tragic betrayal set in the twisted, horrific world of "1984."
Far and away by Ron Howard( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 731 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 )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( visu )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
Twin sons whose servants are also twins must find their father before sundown, or he will be executed
David Copperfield by Delbert Mann( visu )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 527 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
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 506 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 460 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 playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 369 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father
The small back room ( visu )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 336 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
The classic play which sees the proud King Lear reduced to poverty and insanity
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 333 libraries worldwide
A recorded performance of Shakespeare's great tragedy about the legendary King Lear and his three daughters
Victor Hugo's Les miserables ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 332 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
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Alternative Names
Chosack, Cyril 1910-1993
Cucack, Cyril James 1910-1993
Cusack, Cyril James 1910-1993
English (266)
German (17)
French (12)
Spanish (9)
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