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Foster, Barry 1927-2002

Overview
Works: 37 works in 177 publications in 8 languages and 3,168 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  War films  Romance films  History  Horror films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Barry Foster
Publications by Barry Foster
Publications by Barry Foster, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Barry Foster
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
102 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 937 libraries worldwide
In their hunt for a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer, the London police suspect an innocent man, who eludes them and proves his innocence by finding the real murderer
Maurice by James Ivory( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 569 libraries worldwide
E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
Fall of eagles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
In the 19th century, the major European powers had gone to great lengths to maintain a balance of power throughout Europe, resulting by 1900 in a complex network of political and military alliances throughout the continent. Beginning in 1815, the Holy Alliance between Prussia, Russia, and Austria formalized what had been a strictly familial support network. The House of Habsburg, the House of Hohenzollern, and the House of Romanov had long intermarried, resulting in an incredibly tangled web of relationships, a number of which led back to Queen Victoria of England. These three families influenced the political landscape of Europe, and their personal struggles, tragedies and decisions within these relationships affected Europe to a greater degree than they ever imagined. This miniseries focuses on the leading personalities of these three privileged families, and how they influenced the events that led to WWI
Death of an expert witness ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is searching for a "back seat strangler" who has already murdered four people. When an unpopular forensic scientist is found dead in a British government laboratory, Dalgliesh discovers that almost everyone there could be a suspect. When another body is found nearby, the detective must race against time to find the killer
King & country by Joseph Losey( visu )
14 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 168 libraries worldwide
"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad"--Container
Inspector Clouseau ( visu )
3 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
An uptight Scotland Yard inspector is working on a case involving a string of bank robberies. He is not happy when Inspector Closeau steps in to help. The bank robbers make matters more confusing by wearing Closeau masks
Van der Valk mysteries ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Detective Piet van der Valk spends his time in the darkest places of Amsterdam, far from the tourist spots, where he is the happiest taking on the seedy drug dealers and criminals
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Bonus disc : AFI Salute to Alfred Hitchcock ; masters of cinema-Alfred Hitchcock ; All about The Birds ; The making of Psycho
Orde Wingate ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The story of the military career of Orde Wingate, one of the most controversial and unorthodox Allied commanders of World War II. The guerrilla tactics he developed while in Palestine helped prepare the future leaders of the Israeli Defense Forces
Van der Valk mysteries ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Follows a jaded Dutch detective as he solves crimes in the dark dens of Old Amsterdam. Includes seven episodes and biographies
Beyond the next mountain ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Presents the dramatized true story of Rochunga Pudaite's efforts to bring the Bible to the Hmar people of northeast India in their own language
A fall of moondust by Arthur C Clarke( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A story of the future, about a specially designed air vessel that sinks with its human cargo into a sea of dust in one of the craters of the moon
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Vertigo : Scottie Ferguson, a recently retired detective, is hired to shadow a friend's tragically suicidial wife. After he saves her from drowning in the San Francisco Bay, Scottie's interest in the beautiful but icy blonde shifts from business to romance. But when tragedy strikes again, Scottie must overcome the vertigo that haunts his dreams in order to unravel the secrets of the past and find the key to his future
Sea of sand ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Follows the operations of the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa during the height of World War II
Sweeney! & Sweeney 2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Sweeney 2: When the Chief of the Flying Squad is nicked on corruption charges, he makes one last official request of D.I. Regan and D.S. Carter: take down a ruthless crew of highly-skilled and heavily-armed bank robbers terrorizing London. But as the gang's getaways become increasingly violent, Regan and Carter must tangle with crooked cops, beautiful women, a mad bomber, the government of Malta, and a final raid that becomes a desperate shotgun massacre
Wild justice by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Om jagten på lederen af en international terroristbande
The Affair ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The affair: A young songwriter, crippled by polio, has her first affair with a sensitive attorney
Elizabeth Taylor collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The last time I saw Paris: WWII soldier Charles Wills is recovering during post-war celebrations in Paris when he meets and marries Helen, whose devotion to him and his fledgling writing career inspires instant passion. But the youthful exuberance of their newlywed life is short lived, as greed and wealth slowly taint their innocence
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle vs. the Nazi Germany Air Force for control of British air space to prevent a Nazi invasion of Britain
Twisted nerve ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"In a disturbing movie about psychosis, Hayley Mills plays Susan Harper, a young student who tries to help a rich, emotionally ill and sinister young man, Martin Durnley (Hywel Bennett). Martin is a schizophrenic who assumes the personality of a six-year-old boy when he is in his "nice" phase. Susan talks a store manager out of pressing charges against Martin after he steals a toy duck. Martin wants to take the toy to his mongoloid brother, who is in an institution. Martin's stepfather, Henry (Frank Finlay), enraged by his shoplifting, evicts Martin despite the pleas of his mother, Enid (Phyllis Calvert). Martin, again acting like a young child, is taken in by Susan's mother, Joan Harper (Billie Whitelaw), who runs a boarding house."--Www.allmovie.com
 
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Alternative Names
Barry Foster acteur britannique
Barry Foster attore britannico
Barry Foster britischer Schauspieler
Barry Foster British film and television actor
Barry Foster britisk skodespelar
Barry Foster britisk skuespiller
Barry Foster Brits acteur
Barry Foster brittisk skådespelare
Бэрри Фостер
בארי פוסטר שחקן אנגלי
بری فوستر بازیگر بریتانیایی
Languages
English (100)
German (20)
Spanish (16)
French (8)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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