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Basehart, Richard 1914-1984

Overview
Works: 498 works in 982 publications in 8 languages and 16,347 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film noir  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Case studies 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Author, Contributor
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 )
38 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,406 libraries worldwide
Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life-- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,593 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 )
104 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,245 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 English and held by 1,185 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 925 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
The Andersonville trial ( visu )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Explores the moral dilemma of responsibility for the prison camp in Andersonville, Ga., where 14,000 Union soldiers lost their lives during the Civil War
Giotto and the pre-Renaissance ( visu )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Deals with the works of the artist Giotto, contrasting the his innovations with the hieratic mood of his predecessors. 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
The Invisible world ( visu )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The Invisible world will captivate you with the sight of water crystallizing into ice; a single atom's movement within solid matter; a bullet speeding towards its target - and will forever alter your knowledge and perception of the world. Travel beyond the powers of the naked eye into a realm of wonder and fascination
Hans Brinker ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 395 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 has a first prize a pair of silver skates
He walked by night by Alfred L Werker( visu )
31 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 383 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
Vietnam, 1945-1975 the ten thousand day war ( visu )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Vietnamese and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of United States involvement in Vietnam
The Brothers Karamazov by Richard Brooks( visu )
4 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 316 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
The twilight zone ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 293 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 )
30 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 231 libraries worldwide
A group of petty swindlers fails to move into the higher criminal bracket. [Halliwell's]
Where danger lives by John Farrow( visu )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Where danger lives: Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border
Decision before dawn ( visu )
4 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 216 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
The house on Telegraph Hill ( visu )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 216 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
Fixed bayonets! by Samuel Fuller( visu )
7 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 195 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 )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English 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
Save the panda by Miriam Birch( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Follows two scientists, one American and the other Chinese, as they trek through a Chinese nature preserve in search of giant pandas
 
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Alternative Names
Basehart, John Richard 1914-1984
Baseheart, Richard 1914-1984
Languages
English (180)
Italian (99)
German (19)
French (10)
Spanish (6)
Vietnamese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Hebrew (1)
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