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Balsam, Martin 1919-1996

Works: 364 works in 998 publications in 6 languages and 31,565 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Juvenile works  War films 
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 )
42 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 4,606 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 )
59 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,387 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 )
28 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 3,049 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 how romance blossoms reveals the enduring popularity of the film
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( visu )
71 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,502 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 )
55 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,430 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
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,855 libraries worldwide
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( visu )
62 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,847 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( visu )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 1,547 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 )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Young "Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein are drawn into the investigation of a break-in at the Watergate residence hotel, not realizing the far-reaching implications of what they are about to learn for the presidency and the country
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 998 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
Hombre by Martin Ritt( visu )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
A white man raised as an Apache faces confrontation with society
Seven days in May ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 669 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 One Two Three by Joseph Sargent( visu )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Four ruthless men seize a New York City subway car and the seventeen passengers on board are suddenly caught in a perilous game of life and death
The twilight zone ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 446 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 429 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 Delta Force by Menahem Golan( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 371 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 by Rod Serling( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
The complete fourth season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring eighteen episodes aired in 1962-63
The Bedford incident by Mark Rascovich( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 318 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 )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English 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 carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 197 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 1916-1996
Balsam, Martin Henry.
Balsam, Marty 1919-1996
English (406)
French (17)
German (16)
Spanish (9)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
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