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Sherman, Vincent

Works: 192 works in 422 publications in 3 languages and 8,041 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Romance films  Historical films  History  Biography  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Gangster films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Commentator, Author, Interviewee, Performer, Producer, Film editor, Restager, fmd
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 )
20 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and German and held by 661 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 613 libraries worldwide
Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet and other prominent filmmakers and historians, IMAGINARY WITNESS examines Hollywood's attitude towards one of the most horrific events in world history. Using rare newsreel footage as well as gripping clips from over forty films, this award-winning documentary explores how filmmakers and popular culture have portrayed the Holocaust over the past 60 years
The young Philadelphians by Vincent Sherman( visu )
12 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 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 )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in English and French and held by 336 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 )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Outlines Flynn's life from his beginnings in Australia to his fame in Hollywood and his life behind the silver screen
Adventures of Don Juan by Sha man( visu )
16 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 323 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
All through the night by Vincent Sherman( visu )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and German and held by 305 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
Old acquaintance by Vincent Sherman( visu )
10 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
Affair in Trinidad by Vincent Sherman( visu )
13 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 206 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
The hasty heart ( visu )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 202 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
The Waltons ( visu )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression
Doctor X by Michael Curtiz( visu )
3 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and held by 152 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 )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 138 libraries worldwide
"Desperate" (73 min.) Steve Brodie is a postwar Everyman who accepts what he thinks is an honest trucking job, only to find he's the driver in a botched heist that puts Brodie and his bride (Audrey Long) on the run from the cops and the cons who planned the job (including the chief thug Raymond Burr). Includes "Cornered" theatrical trailer
The garment jungle ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 96 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
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 78 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
Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 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 )
9 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 74 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 69 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
King of the underworld (1939) : shooting script by George Bricker( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Crime school (1938) : shooting script by Crane Wilbur( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
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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 pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat
Vincent Sherman US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Винсент Шерман
וינסנט שרמן
وینسنت شرمن
وینسنت شرمن بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی
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