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Perkins, Anthony 1932-1992

Overview
Works: 407 works in 1,279 publications in 10 languages and 20,220 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television plays  Fiction  Horror films  Legal drama  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Costume designer, Vocalist, Singer, Other, Artist, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Anthony Perkins
Publications by Anthony Perkins
Publications by Anthony Perkins, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Anthony Perkins
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
150 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,088 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
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( visu )
22 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,496 libraries worldwide
"The story of a group of flyers in the Mediterranean in 1944"--Excerpted from case
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( visu )
25 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,383 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise
The Trial by Orson Welles( visu )
90 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecific crime and is prepared for questioning and trial
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch( visu )
24 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 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
Friendly persuasion by William Wyler( visu )
9 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 923 libraries worldwide
A heart-warming story about the day-to-day experiences of a Quaker family living in Indiana in 1862, showing their religious beliefs, their worldly temptations, their petty feuds, and their reactions in a time of crisis
The black hole by Jeb Rosebrook( visu )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Scientists are all aboard an Earth discovery vessel on a fruitless search for life in space when they encounter a lost spaceship perched on the event horizon of the universe's most powerful phenomenon, a black hole
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( visu )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and French and held by 446 libraries worldwide
In this farcical western, an outlaw, Judge Roy Bean, takes over the Texas town of Vinegaroon and begins to dispense his own brand of justice. Known as the hanging judge, Bean presides over the town with pistols and occasionally unpredictable notions of justice
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( visu )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Detective Hercule Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the Calais Coach of the Orient Express hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive
Eugene O'Neill's Desire under the elms by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
20 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Set in 19th century New England, this is a classic tale of greed, lust and family hatred which shatters a family's life
Psycho II by Richard Franklin( visu )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Out of the asylum after 22 years, murderer Norman Bates comes home and again hears Mother
Mahogany ( visu )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
A poor girl is a success when she becomes a world-famous fashion model and designer. But at the same time, she yearns for her boyfriend back home
Victor Hugo's Les Miserables ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
Victor Hugo's Les Miserables by Victor Hugo( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Hugo's story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, who is aided by a good bishop and pursued relentlessly by the fanatical Inspector Javert, expresses the author's humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
Eugene O'Neill's Desire under the elms ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Set in 19th century New England, this is a classic tale of greed, lust and family hatred which shatters a family's life
The tin star by Anthony Mann( visu )
16 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Tacitum marshal-turned-bounty hunter Morg Hickman rides into a small town where new sheriff Ben Owens is the sole representative of the law. Sensing that the boy could use some seasoning, Hickman makes it his mission to teach the sheriff how to protect himself against the criminal element. The older Hickman and the younger Owens find they are kindred spirits in their dedication. Using the lessons learned, Owens proves his worth by taking on the town hothead
The Matchmaker by Joseph Anthony( visu )
8 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Dolly Levi is a crafty turn-of-the-century marriage broker who's determined to land a wealthy client--for herself!
Fear strikes out ( visu )
7 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
When the record books closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime batting average of .272. But before all that, Piersall faced a foe much tougher: mental illness. Based on the true story
Pretty poison ( visu )
6 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
A mentally unstable man takes a break from arson to pursue a young girl with a big attitude. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as she uses his devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends
Psycho III by Anthony Perkins( visu )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 220 libraries worldwide
A failed nun and a sleazy musician find the desert motel Norman Bates runs in memory of his mother
 
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Perkins, Anthony
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Perkins, Tony, 1932-1992
Tony Perkins
Languages
English (426)
German (31)
Spanish (10)
French (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Polish (1)
Czech (1)
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