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Sherman, Vincent

Works: 198 works in 375 publications in 3 languages and 7,676 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Historical films  History  Biography  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Gangster films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Director, Commentator, Interviewee, Author, Performer, Film editor, Producer, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Vincent Sherman
Publications by Vincent Sherman
Publications by Vincent Sherman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Vincent Sherman
Most widely held works by Vincent Sherman
Mr. Skeffington by Vincent Sherman( visu )
14 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and German and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
The young Philadelphians by Vincent Sherman( visu )
11 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Anthony Lawrence is an up-and-coming lawyer, whose career is interrupted by the Korean War. On the eve of his decision to run for political office, he finds himself about to defend a down-and-out friend in a murder case that threatens to expose the Main Line's darkest secrets
The damned don't cry! ( visu )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and French and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Ethel Whitehead learns there's only one way for a woman to survive in a man's world : be as tempting as a cupcake and as tough as a 75-cent steak. Ethel moves from the wrong side of the tracks to a mobster's mansion in high society one man at a time. Some of those men love her. Some use her. And one, a high-rolling racketeer, abuses her. When the racketeer murders his rival in Ethel's swanky living room, she flees a sure murder rap, right back to the poverty she thought she had escaped. And this time there may not be a man to pick up the pieces of her shattered life.--Container
The adventures of Errol Flynn ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Outlines Flynn's life from his beginnings in Australia to his fame in Hollywood and his life behind the silver screen
Old acquaintance by Vincent Sherman( visu )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Bette Davis plays established writer Kit Marlowe, whose friend Millie, a melodramatic writer of trashy novels, is envious of Kit's husband and child. The 20-year friendship endures until Kit meets an exciting new man, and their friendship is put to the test
All through the night by Vincent Sherman( visu )
16 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and German and held by 298 libraries worldwide
A big shot gambler investigating the murder of his favorite German baker stumbles upon a Nazi plot to blow up an American warship and is framed for murder in this comedy-thriller
Adventures of Don Juan ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Don Juan de Marana damages Spanish prestige in diplomatic circles with his indiscreet womanizing, but he attempts to rehabilitate his image after he meets the beautiful Queen Margaret, trapped in a loveless arranged marriage with the weak and feckless King Philip III
The hasty heart ( visu )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The war is suddenly over for two Allied soldiers injured in Burma and sent to a remote jungle hospital. Facing the battle of recovery, the easy-going Yank and the proud yet stubborn Scotsman form a bond with the other patients and Army staff
Affair in Trinidad by Vincent Sherman( visu )
13 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
"When Steve Emery (Glenn Ford) visit the steamy tropics of Trinidad, he gets more than he bargained for. Someone's murdered his brother, and his bombshell sister-in-law Chris (Rita Hayworth) might be the only one who can solve the mystery. Despite conflicting feelings of lust and loyalty, Chris and Steve must work together to track down the killer before the culprit catches them"--Container
Doctor X by Michael Curtiz( visu )
2 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The return of Doctor X: "New York newspaper reporter Walter Barnett finds himself out of a job after he claims to have found actress Angela Merrova dead in her apartment - only the next day she showed up alive and threatened to sue the paper. Determined to investigate he discovers her involvement with a strange doctor who is an expert on human blood. Barnett then finds a connection to a series of gruesome murders where the victims were all found drained of blood."--Col Needham,
Film noir classic collection. 8 timeless suspense thrillers ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"Crime in the streets" (91 min.) Following a turf rumble with a rival group, street gang leader John Casavetes tells his gang to do what they've never done before: kill a snitch
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Old acquaintance: Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels
The garment jungle ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"On the mean streets of the garment district in New York City, Alan Mitchell discovers that the dress business owned by his father is being controlled by the mob. Alan must join forces with rebellious labor union leaders in order to save his family's company from thugs"--Container
Adventures of Don Juan by Sha man( visu )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
When Don Juan de Marana is caught in a compromising entanglement while dallying in England, he is sent back in disgrace to his native Spain. There he finds the people oppressed beneath a government headed by a weak king who is under the thumb of his ambitious advisor, the evil Duke de Lorca. After proving himself a repentent sinner, Don Juan soon wins the Queen's trust, as well as her heart
Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Plot for Doctor X: A monster lurks as a New York newspaperman investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders in which victims are strangled, cannibalized, and surgically incised under the light of the full moon; plot for The return of Doctor X: A New York journalist finds himself out of a job when the actress that he reports as dead shows up alive and threatening to sue his newspaper; plot for Mark of the vampire: Local villagers believe a vampire is killing residents; plot for The mask of Fu Manchu: An infamous Asian mastermind and his diabolical daughter raid the tomb of Genghis Khan; plot for Mad love: An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her pianist husband's wounded hands with those of a murderer; plot for The devil-doll: A Paris banker framed for robbery and murder escapes from prison with a scientist
Harriet Craig ( visu )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Harriet Craig, to all outward appearances, is a devoted wife and homemaker. But beneath the surface of her meticulously kept, richly appointed mansion, Harriet is a neurotic perfectionist and a stickler for absolute cleanliness. Her servants are kept on their toes by her shrewish orders and she will stop at nothing to ensure no one upsets the status quo of her complacent life with her husband Walter. When it appears that Walter will be promoted and travelling abroad on business, Harriet springs into action to squelch his plans. Harriet's monstrous selfishness and essential heatred of men, a syndrome initiated in girlhood when her father abandoned Harriet and her mother, at last becomes obvious to Walter. In a dramatic final confrontation, Walter finally realizes he too was just another possession in Harriet's loveless, life-size dollhouse
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling romantic lover Don Juan is sent back to Spain in disgrace, where he discovers the oppression of the people and wins the heart of the queen; set in seventeenth-century England, a surgeon becomes a pirate after he is arrested and condemned to slavery for caring for a rebel against the king; Lord Robin of Locksley protects the Saxon peasants from the Norman lords and wins the heart of Maid Marian; in the days when England controlled the seas, the Sea Hawk lay in wait, ready to attack the Spanish Armada and treasure ships
Backfire ( visu )
3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Deadline at dawn: A gangster's sister lies dead. All clues point to sailor Bill Williams. He has mere hours to prove that he is innocent
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Alternative Names
Orovitz, Abe 1906-2006
Orovitz, Abraham
Orovitz, Abraham, 1906-2006
Orovitz, Abram 1906-2006
Vincent Sherman Amerikaans filmregisseur
Vincent Sherman attore, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense
Vincent Sherman cinéaste américain
Vincent Sherman US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Винсент Шерман
וינסנט שרמן
وینسنت شرمن بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی
English (123)
German (6)
French (1)
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