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Basehart, Richard 1914-1984

Works: 447 works in 922 publications in 10 languages and 16,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Film noir  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Motion pictures  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Richard Basehart
Publications by Richard Basehart
Publications by Richard Basehart, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Richard Basehart
Most widely held works by Richard Basehart
Moby Dick by John Huston( visu )
58 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,495 libraries worldwide
Directed by the legendary John Huston, this film is a retelling of the Herman Melville classic which was cowritten by Huston and Ray Bradbury, starring Oscar winner Gregory Peck and Orson Welles. This collection of landmark films is accompanied by the CliffNotes Study Guides. Included with this full length feature film is the easy to follow companion guide for the novel
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider
La Strada by Federico Fellini( visu )
97 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
Giulietta Masina appears in her first starring role as the waif Gelsomina enslaved by her love for Zampano, a brutish circus strongman. (Does not circulate)
Egypt, quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( visu )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
"The river Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorius monuments the world has ever seen"--Container
La strada The road ( visu )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
A simple waif becomes the assistant to a drunken itinerant circus strongman who fights and kills the gentle tightrope walker she had befriended
Hans Brinker by Bill Manhoff( visu )
9 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
A Dutch boy and his sister, whose father is injured and cannot remember where he hid the family's money, work to not only save their father's life, but attempt to compete in an upcoming skating contest which gives as first prize a pair of silver skates
The Andersonville trial ( visu )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Andersonville, Georgia : the infamous P.O.W. camp where 14,000 Union soldiers lost their lives during the Civil War. The Andersonville Trial explores the moral dilemma of who was responsible in a shocking and riveting story
Giotto and the pre-Renaissance ( visu )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Deals with the works of the artist Giotto, contrasting the hieratic mood of his predecessors with his innovations. Shows the major cycles of his frescoes, including those at the Upper and Lower Church of San Francesco, Assisi, the Scrovegni family Arena Chapel in Padua, and St. Croce in Florence
He walked by night by Alfred L Werker( visu )
32 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Film noir semi-documentary style treatment based on an actual Los Angeles Police Department case. A cop killer manages to elude detection by intercepting police radio calls and by altering his appearance. Evidence points to an alienated electronics expert
The Invisible world ( visu )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
A documentary which examines the universe of shapes, movements, and lives that exist beyond the limited range of human vision by using highly specialized cameras, imaging devices, and electron microscopes
The Brothers Karamazov by Richard Brooks( visu )
4 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of four widely disparate brothers in 19th century Czarist Russia, who stand to gain an inheritance from their father, and together they weave a web of intrigue and murder
Vietnam, the ten thousand day war ( visu )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Known as history's first 'living room war,' the Vietnam conflict is presented with clarity, authority and insight in the nearly ten-hour documentary. Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War; covers the entire conflict, examining the shifting attitudes of the United States toward Vietnam from 1945, when the battleground was known as French Indochina, to 1975, when Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese
The twilight zone ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
Il bidone by Federico Fellini( visu )
26 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
An aging swindler, ringleader of a trio of petty thieves who impersonate priests to cheat peasants, finally realizes the futility of his life
Where danger lives by John Farrow( visu )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Tension: A drugstore manager turns attempted killer after his conniving wife leaves him for another man. He devises a complex plan, which involves assuming a new identity, to make it look like someone else murdered her new boyfriend. Things take an unexpected turn when someone else commits the murder first and he becomes the prime suspect
The house on Telegraph Hill ( visu )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
"Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family. After five years in relocation camps, Victoria finally gets to America, only to learn that Karin's aunt has recently died, and her nephew is in charge of the estate and Karin's son."--Booklet
Decision before dawn ( visu )
4 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information
Vietnam, 1945-1975 the ten thousand day war ( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Vietnamese and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of United States involvement in Vietnam
Fixed bayonets! by Samuel Fuller( visu )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
A corporal must take responsibility for an entire platoon during the Korean War, as each one of his commanding officers is killed
Chato's land ( visu )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
A half-breed Apache kills in self defense and then finds himself on the run from a posse determined to see him hang
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Baseheart, Richard 1914-1984
English (186)
Italian (90)
German (24)
French (15)
Spanish (10)
Vietnamese (1)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Hebrew (1)
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