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Balsam, Martin 1919-1996

Works: 313 works in 934 publications in 7 languages and 30,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction television programs  Motion pictures  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
40 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 4,592 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 )
53 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,423 libraries worldwide
Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( visu )
76 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,520 libraries worldwide
A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Little Big Man by Arthur Penn( visu )
63 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,454 libraries worldwide
Jack Crabb is 121 years old. And he's done it all. He's been a full-fledged Cheyenne, an Indian fighter, a snake oil merchant, master gunman, drinking buddy of wild Bill Hickok, colleague of Buffalo Bill, and is the only survivor of Custer's Last Stand. Crabb is either the Old West's most neglected hero or the biggest liar ever to cross the Mississippi. Little Big Man is Jack Crabb's story
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( visu )
28 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,125 libraries worldwide
Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( visu )
62 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,839 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( visu )
11 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,815 libraries worldwide
A prosecutor turned small-town lawyer and his family are terrorized by a sadistic, insane criminal that was put in jail by the prosecutor
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( visu )
41 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,550 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive
All the President's men by Alan J Pakula( visu )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,417 libraries worldwide
True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
Disgruntled Phoenix officeworker 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 alimony high 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
Seven days in May ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 666 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
Hombre by Martin Ritt( visu )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 650 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
The taking of Pelham One Two Three by Joseph Sargent( visu )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 567 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 )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 439 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
A thousand clowns ( visu )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
A non-conformist TV writer is investigated by a beautiful social woker who questions his ability to raise a precocious 12-year old boy
The Delta Force ( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
After a fanatic band of ruthless terrorists hijack a commercial jetliner, a small anti-terrorist squad strikes with awesome force
The twilight zone ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
The complete fourth season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring eighteen episodes aired in 1962-63
The Bedford incident ( visu )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 307 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 Anderson tapes ( visu )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 221 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 good guys and the bad guys by Burt Kennedy( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
The West has been won and lawman James Flagg was there to help win it. But it's now the early 1900s and time, like a horseless carriage chugging ahead of a saddled palomino, has passed Flagg by. He's one of the last of a dying breed, and the first to take action when old-time thievery returns to this new Old West
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Alternative Names
Balsam, Martin Henry.
Balsam, Marty 1919-1996
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