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Pressman, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 57 works in 120 publications in 2 languages and 4,508 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Anecdotes  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Prison films  War films  Radio plays  Detective and mystery films  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PS3552.R68543, 791.4372
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Publications about Lawrence Pressman
Publications by Lawrence Pressman
Most widely held works about Lawrence Pressman
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Pressman
The man in the glass booth ( visu )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Millionaire Jewish entrepreneur Arthur Goldman (Schell) rules a financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse. He is given to passionate and capricious ravings on a variety of subjects. His growing paranoia, dismissed by those close to him, is confirmed when he is kidnapped by Israeli agents and brought to trial in Israel for crimes against humanity. Is he Arthur Goldman or is he Adolph Dorf, former SS colonel who headed a Nazi concentration camp? As the trial progresses, the question becomes more confusing
The member of the wedding a drama by Carson McCullers( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about Frankie, a motherless twelve-year old girl who sees a solution to her unhappiness in the approaching wedding of her elder brother
Act of war by Dale Brown( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
"Near Houston, Texas, an oil refinery belonging to one of the world's largest energy companies is obliterated by a "backpack" nuclear device -- the first of many planned global attacks against corporations and government organizations accused of plundering the world's natural resources. A horrific act of war has been perpetrated against the U.S. and her interests -- and Major Jason Richter and his top-secret, high-tech Task Force TALON are dispatched to pursue, engage, and destroy this virulent new strain of terrorism. Yet Richter's plan of swift, brutal, and unconventional action is threatened by an enemy buried deep in the highest level of government -- a mole whose blind desire for personal vengeance could doom Richter and his team--and America"--Publisher's web site
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
In Vichy, France in 1942 nine men are detained under a shadowy pretext. As the tension builds, the men are questioned, are they the sort of people whom the new Nazi regime considers "inferiors"?
Broken glass by Arthur Miller( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
In 1938 Brooklyn, Sylvia is suddenly unable to walk. Her husband is desperate to find out what is crippling his wife. The doctor can find nothing wrong, the only clue lying in Sylvia's growing obsession with news accounts from Germany. Even though she is safe in Brooklyn, Sylvia is terrorized by Nazi violence
Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance an inquiry into values by Robert M Pirsig( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Presents a journal describing one man's journey of self-discovery and his quest for the ultimate truth of existence
The Hellstrom chronicle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A tongue-in-cheek look at the insect world, ultimately portraying the insect as an indomitable menace and potential threat to nature and the human race
The Hanoi Hilton ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
For most combat soldiers, Vietnam was a battlefield war of guns and grenades. But for thousands of American combatants, the battlefield was a dark, vermin-infested cell in a prison compound like Hoa Lo, or what the POWs called the Hanoi Hilton. Captured Navy pilot Lt. Commander Williamson knows his only defense against torture, disease and despair is an indomitable will
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
The universe itself is one of the protagonists of this novel, in which it decides to stop expanding for a while and see what happens, resulting in chaos when everything eventually does return to normal
NYPD Blue ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Drama set at the 15th Precinct in New York City portrays the work and personal lives of police officers
Dale Brown's Dreamland by Dale Brown( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
As extremist Islamic pirates, armed and supported by a powerful Saudi terrorist, prey on civilian vessels in the Gulf of Aden, America aggressively answers with serious muscle--a next-generation littoral warship with a full range of automated weapons systems that the enemy has dubbed "Satan's Tail." However, unforeseen technological problems combined with the suicidal tendencies of a fanatical foe mean support is needed from above--and a pair of Dreamland's awesome Megafortresses and their Flighthawk escorts are dispatched to the war zone. But bitter professional rivalries threaten to damage, perhaps even destroy, the mission, and a vengeful opponent takes advantage of the disruption to strengthen his outlaw navy--raising the stakes in a battle the U.S. and the world simply cannot afford to lose
DC 9/11 time of crisis ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the difficult decisions and tasks faced by President George Bush and his staff on September 11, 2001 and the days following the attacks. Based on in-depth interviews and extensive research. Recounts the tragic events from the moment Bush hears the news of the attacks to significant briefings with advisors. Chronicles national security meetings, links with Osama bin Laden and the al Qaeda network. Illustrates the Administrations strategy for responding both the the terrorists and the American people
The far side of Jericho ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Three women, widows of a gang of outlaw brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from corrupt vigilantes and a group of villains seeking the wherabouts of their dead husbands' buried treasure. They must find the courage to trust, care and kill for one another along the way
Doogie Howser, M.D ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
All 26 episodes from the first season (1989) of the television comedy-drama series
Traveling ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Whether you travel for business or pleasure, this 60-minute tape will help make your trip more comfortable, economical and satisfying
American film theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A collection of 5 film adaptations of 20th century plays produced by the American Film Theatre
Mentor ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A story of love and ambition, centering on celebrated writer/professor Sanford Pollard and his two star pupils
Doogie Howser, M.D ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
All 25 complete episodes plus new interviews with Neil Patrick Harris and Max Casella. In this second season, Doogie is plagued by odd dreams about missing his youth, helps best friend Vinnie (Max Casella) deliver his French teacher's baby, has doubts about his relationship with girlfriend Wanda (Lisa Dean Ryan) and learns about himself and his world while treating patiens
Murder without conviction ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Christine Bennett is a former nun who leaves the cloistered world for a modern one. Her new life comes with unexpected dangers when she is compelled to exonerate twin brothers who were accused of the brutal murder of their mother
Rehearsal for murder ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Robert Preston (The Music Man), stars as Alex Dennison, a writer who is about to marry a Broadway star played by Lynn Redgrave (Georgy Girl). When she turns up dead from an apparent suicide, Dennison is convinced of foul play. He assembles the suspects in a theatre, on the pretext of a reading for his latest play. When he locks the door it turns into an intellectual game of cat and mouse that will ultimately reveal the killer. Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park, Independence Day) co-stars in this ingenious thriller that keeps you guessing until the end
 
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Pressman, Larry
Languages
English (69)
Spanish (1)
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