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Balsam, Martin 1919-1996

Overview
Works: 437 works in 1,184 publications in 8 languages and 33,212 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  War films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor, Recipient, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Martin Balsam
Publications by Martin Balsam
Publications by Martin Balsam, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Martin Balsam
 
Most widely held works by Martin Balsam
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( visu )
52 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,739 libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
91 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,028 libraries worldwide
Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( visu )
42 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,188 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazillian millionaire and her next-door neighbor, a writer who is sponsored--and stifled--by a wealthy woman
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( visu )
96 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,545 libraries worldwide
A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( visu )
22 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,385 libraries worldwide
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
Little Big Man by Arthur Penn( visu )
61 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,345 libraries worldwide
Jack Crabb is 121 years old. He's been a Cheyenne Indian fighter, and is the only survivor of Custer's Last Stand. Now he is telling his story for posterity
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( visu )
76 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II, Catch-22 is an anti-war satire
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( visu )
38 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
All the president's men by Alan J Pakula( visu )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
The story of the investigation of the Watergate break-in by two Washington Post reporters that drove a U.S. president from office
Hombre by Martin Ritt( visu )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
A white man raised by an Arizona Apache tribe is forced to confront the society he despises when he sells the boarding house he inherits
Seven days in May ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?"--Container
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( visu )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 652 libraries worldwide
A gang of armed men hijack a New York City subway train and threaten to kill one hostage per minute unless their demands are met
The twilight zone ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She only gets to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks and they cannot get married because of Sam's high alimony payments. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother
The Delta Force by Menahem Golan( visu )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 397 libraries worldwide
After a fanatic band of ruthless terrorists hijack a commercial jetliner, a small anti-terrorist squad strikes with awesome force
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A non-conformist TV writer is investigated by a beautiful social worker who questions his ability to raise a precocious 12-year old boy
The Bedford incident by Mark Rascovich( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
"Nerve-racking suspense surrounds The Bedford incident, the tale of a U.S. naval vessel on a routine NATO patrol that ends up in a freakish showdown with a Russian submarine"--Container
The twilight zone ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone
The Anderson tapes ( visu )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Newly released from prison, an ex-con assembles his professional pals and plans a multi-million dollar robbery of an entire luxury apartment house. He is unaware that a hoard of lawmen are recording their activities
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
 
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Alternative Names
Balsam, Martin Henry
Balsam, Marty 1919-1996
Martin Balsam acteur américain
Martin Balsam Amerikaans acteur
Martin Balsam amerikansk skådespelare
Martin Balsam amerikansk skodespelar
Martin Balsam amerikansk skuespiller
Martin Balsam attore statunitense
Martin Balsam US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Μάρτιν Μπάλσαμ Αμερικανός ηθοποιός
Мартин Болсам
Մարտին Բոլսամ
מרטין בלסם
مارتن بلسم
مارتین بالسام بازیگر آمریکایی
マーティン・バルサム
馬丁·鮑爾薩姆
Languages
English (495)
German (30)
French (23)
Spanish (17)
Italian (4)
Japanese (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Arabic (1)
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