WorldCat Identities

Gazzara, Ben 1930-2012

Overview
Works: 477 works in 1,357 publications in 8 languages and 16,978 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Legal films  History  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Interviewee, Author, Other, Costume designer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben Gazzara
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

71 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Ethan Coen( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billionaire Thomas Crown loves courting disaster and winning! But when he meets his match in an intelligent, cunning, lady insurance investigator, a game of cat and mouse ensues
Road house by Joel Silver( Visual )

52 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary bouncer comes to Jasper, Missouri, for a special purpose: to restore order at the notorious Double Duece bar. In one spectacular fight after another, Dalton rids the bar of thugs and henchmen. But when he runs afoul of a ruthless crime boss, the state is set for a blistering showdown that'll leave only one man standing
The killing of a Chinese bookie by John Cassavetes( Visual )

71 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
The Spanish prisoner by David Mamet( Visual )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Ross is the inventor of "The Process," a top-secret formula which promises to make his company unimaginably rich. But when Joe meets a successful, cynical businessman ... he begins to suspect that his boss will never share the profits. And with that seed of doubt planted, an intricate con-game soon falls into place"--Container
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

76 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series of short dramatic readings"--Container
Anatomy of a murder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom drama, Anatomy of a murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it is an American movie landmark
Buffalo '66 by Vincent Gallo( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.I.A. agent, Billy Brown, brings his wife home to meet his absurdly dysfunctional family. Only Billy's not really in the C.I.A., and his "wife," Layla, is actually a young tap dancer he just kidnapped to impress his ridiculous and unloving parents. In reality, Billy's whole life is an empty lie. He's fresh out of prison and now on a deadly mission to hunt down and kill the Buffalo Bills kicker whose botched field goal he believes ruined his life
Husbands by John Cassavetes( Visual )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Archie and Gus are three middle-aged husbands, with wives, children and houses in the New York suburbs. They go on a wild spree after a close friend dies of a heart attack. Ending up in London, the three must confront their own mortality and decide how to spend the rest of their lives
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advancing troops and retreating German forces converge on the last bridge on the Rhine. A true-life WWII powerhouse that stars George Segal, Robert Vaughn and Ben Gazzara
An early frost by CTV Network( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gay lawyer is diagnosed with AIDS, he copes with coming out to his family and colleagues as they deal with their own prejudices
Peter Bogdanovich's "They all laughed"( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad-cap private-eye caper involving a team of detectives who are followed by a bevy of dazzling women
QB VII( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish expatriate doctor living in England sues an American writer for libel when the writer accuses him of carrying out criminal medical activities for the Nazis during World War II
Voyage of the damned by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of German Jews, trying to avoid Nazi oppression in Germany, leave on a ship bound for Cuba and freedom, only to be forbidden to leave the ship when they reach Havana
Hysterical blindness( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, ca. 1987
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolation ... alienation ... happiness. In America they all go hand in hand. Buy a new TV and you will be happy. Still not happy? Experience alienation. Can't afford a new TV? Then live in isolation. "Be happy", and if that doesn't work, pretend to make it work. For the characters in this film, the struggle to attain such a state is fraught with perils both heartbreaking and hilarious
Pope John Paul II by Herbert Wise( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this feature-length film, Jon Voight delivers an incredibly inspirational portrayal of the spiritual life journey of Pope John Paul II, from his youth in Poland, to his international crusade to advocate for the poor and oppressed, to his final days at the Vatican
 
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Alternative Names
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Ben Gazzara US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ben Gazzara yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Biagio Anthony Gazzara

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Blasius Antonius Gazzara

Gazarra Ben 1930-2012

Gazzara, Benny 1930-2012

Gazzara, Biagio Anthony 1930-

Gazzara, Biagio Anthony 1930-2012

Gazzara, Biago Anthony 1930-2012

Gazzarra, Biagio Anthony.

Μπεν Γκαζάρα

Бен Газзара

Բեն Գազզարա

בן גזארה

בן גזארה שחקן אמריקאי

بن غازار ممثل أمريكي

بن قازارا

بن گازارا بازیگر آمریکایی

ബെൻ ഗസാര

벤 가자라

ベン・ギャザラ

本·加薩拉

本·戈扎那

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Road houseThe Spanish prisonerBuffalo '66HusbandsAn early frostPeter Bogdanovich's "They all laughed"Madison Avenue Maxi