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Balsam, Martin 1919-1996

Works: 351 works in 972 publications in 7 languages and 30,336 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Motion pictures  Science fiction 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 2014 in English and held by 4,591 libraries worldwide
Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
57 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,376 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
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 chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Little Big Man by Arthur Penn( visu )
56 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,423 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
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( visu )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 2,147 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy featuring Holly Golightly, an eccentric New York City playgirl, and her neighbor
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( visu )
72 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,841 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 1991 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,832 libraries worldwide
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( visu )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 1,509 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 )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,443 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 959 libraries worldwide
Disgruntled Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town. 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 named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother. Features one of the most iconic scenes in film history, the infamous "Shower scene."
Seven days in May ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 661 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 658 libraries worldwide
A white man raised as an Apache faces confrontation with society
The taking of Pelham One Two Three by Joseph Sargent( visu )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 582 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 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 429 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. Based on the Broadway play by Herb Gardner
The Delta Force by Menahem Golan( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 366 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 323 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 Bedford incident ( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 311 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 220 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 190 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
English (402)
German (19)
French (17)
Spanish (9)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Arabic (1)
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