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Bernstein, Elmer

Works: 1,613 works in 3,432 publications in 7 languages and 64,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Bible films  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Performer, Arranger, Musician, Adapter, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Editor, Director, Compiler, Scenarist, Actor, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Elmer Bernstein
Publications by Elmer Bernstein
Publications by Elmer Bernstein, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Elmer Bernstein
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( visu )
44 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,724 libraries worldwide
In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( visu )
66 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,366 libraries worldwide
The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
28 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,310 libraries worldwide
The epic story of Moses, the prophet who led his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in the land of Egypt to the Promised Land
True Grit by Charles Portis( visu )
30 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,200 libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party
The Age of Innocence by Martin Scorsese( visu )
42 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,174 libraries worldwide
In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( visu )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
When three college professors lose their jobs, they decide to go into the freelance "paranormal investigation and elimination" business. When their first client discovers her refrigerator has become a portal into the spiritual dimension, our heroes come face to face with an ancient evil force with plans to raise hell in Manhattan. When ghosts go on a rampage, only these men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge. Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( visu )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( visu )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, Anglo-Saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill( visu )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,754 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
My Left Foot : The Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( visu )
37 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
Based on cerebral-palsied Christy Brown's true life story, My left foot features Daniel Day-Lewis' Academy Award-winning performance as a man who triumphs over impossible odds to achieve greatnesss
Trading places by John Landis( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,328 libraries worldwide
The rich Duke Brothers wager on whether a born loser like Billy Ray Valentine, a hustler from the ghetto, can become as successful as Winthorpe, a wealthy investment executive, if put in the proper environment--and would a prig like Winthorpe turn to a life of crime if he were to lose it all
Sweet Smell of Success by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
19 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
The sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway( visu )
26 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
The day that a woman is buried, her four sons return home to pay their last respects
Hud by Martin Ritt( visu )
22 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
A drama which portrays the conflicts of a Texas ranch family in which a cynical uncle and a venerable grandfather vie for the respect and admiration of a naive seventeen-year-old boy
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, vicious psychopath Max Cady (Robert De Niro) emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte)
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( visu )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
After Jake Blues is release from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from god" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Devil in a blue dress by Carl Franklin( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black commumnity of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows
An American werewolf in London by John Landis( visu )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Two American students are on a walking tour of England. As they trudge on to the next town, suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl and the two are attacked by a werewolf. One is killed, the other is mauled. The werewolf is killed, but reverts to its human form, and the townspeople are able to deny its existence. The surviving student begins to have nightmares of hunting on 4 feet at first, but then finds that his friend and other recent victims appear to him, demanding that he find a way to die to release them from their curse, being trapped between worlds because of their unnatural death
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
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Alternative Names
Bernstein, E. (Elmer)
Bernstein, Elmer, 1922-2004
E. Bernstein
Elmer Bernstein Amerikaans componist (1922-2004)
Elmer Bernstein amerykański kompozytor
Elmer Bernstein amerykański kompozytor, dyrygent
Elmer Bernstein compositeur américain
Elmer Bernstein compositore statunitense
Elmer Bernstein US-amerikanischer Filmmusik-Komponist
Elmer Berstein
Elmer Burnstein
Елмер Бернстайн
Елмър Бърнстийн
Элмер Бернстайн
Էլմեր Բեռնստայն
אלמר ברנסטיין
المر برنشتاین
إلمر بيرنشتاين
ელმერ ბერნშტაინი
엘머 번스타인
English (413)
German (35)
French (32)
Spanish (32)
Italian (16)
Multiple languages (7)
Turkish (1)
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