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Heston, Charlton

Works: 1,075 works in 3,457 publications in 12 languages and 74,310 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  History  Science fiction films  Religious films  Western films  Epic films  Bible films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Speaker, fmd, Adapter, Author, Commentator, Director, Interviewee, Host, Costume designer, Scenarist, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Charlton Heston
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Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

215 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 5,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

142 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 4,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the pathology of violence and fear in America, a country with the highest gun-murder rate in the world. Focuses in particular on the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

111 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four American astronauts crashland on an unchartered planet and discover it is ruled by a race of intelligent apes
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing
Touch of Evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

43 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

33 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical drama, when Pope Julius II commissions Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences between the two men
The greatest show on Earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top that weaves the personal stories of the performers in with the spectacle and color of the circus, and includes an incredible train wreck
Alaska by Fraser C Heston( Visual )

55 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers challenge both nature and themselves on a death-defying mission through the arctic wilderness
Midway by John Ford( Visual )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle of the Pacific, at Midway Island. While fictional, the film uses a great deal of documentary footage of the actual battle, featuring hundreds of ships of all sizes, from patrol boats to battleships and multiple carriers with hundreds of aircraft. US forces get wind of an imminent Japanese action and tries to sort fact from fiction, while the Japanese plan and execute their own attack plans. An epic on a grand scale that incorporates a huge cast, the film emphasizes the sheer scale of battles fought in the Pacific theater, which even when victorious, cost hundreds of lives
El Cid by Anthony Mann( Visual )

68 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh-century Spain is divided into Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. The young Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, who has been dubbed El Cid by his followers, vows to see his country at peace, free from the invader. Showing clemency to some emirs, he faces treason charges at court. His accuser, Gomez, father of his fiancee, Chimene, dies in the resulting duel. Chimene's avowed vengeance plot fails and Rodrigo is given her hand. When King Ferdinand dies, his kingdom is divided between his three children. Sancho challenges the decision and imprisons Alfonso, who is released by El Cid. Then Sancho is assassnated by an African war-lord. Alfonso now claims that throne, too, and exiles El Cid. Chimene realizes the nobility of her husband and joins him. The years pass and El Cid becomes a revered warrior, but refuses to aid Alfonso. He lays siege to Valencia, catapulting food into its starving garrison. The Valencians kill their evil ruler and offer the crown to El Cid. He sends it to Alfonso, who rushes to his side. But El Cid has been hit by a stray arrow. Attended by Chimene, he hides the wound from his men and prepares a final bid to drive the Moors from Spain
Tombstone by Andrew G Vajna( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After success cleaning up Dodge City, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona, and wishes to get rich in obscurity. He meets his brothers there, as well as his old friend Doc Holliday. A band of outlaws that call themselves The Cowboys are causing problems in the region with various acts of random violence, and inevitably come into confrontation with Holliday and the Earps, which leads to a shoot-out at the OK Corral
True Lies by James Cameron( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Tasker is a top spy for the ultra-secret Omega Sector, but his wife thinks he's just a boring computer salesman. Then his two lives collide when he and his wife find themselves kidnapped by international terrorists
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it
Open range by William Wyler( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-sea captain moves out west to marry his fiancee and live on her father's ranch, but clashes with a farmhand and discovers problems with the neighbors, and eventually falls for a school teacher instead. Adapted from Donald Hamilton's novel
Cats & dogs by John Requa( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Know to be man's best friends, cats and dogs have engaged in a fierce and merciless battle. Now, Mr. Tinkles, a ruthless cat, is plotting intensively to achieve nothing less than world domination. His main target is Professor Brody. The professor is working on a medication that will rid people of their dog hair allergies. Mr. Tinkles strives to get to the substance and have it analyzed. He then means to have it altered so that all humans of the world become allergic to any kind of dog. Cats would rule and dogs would then be exterminated. Lou is the Brody family's new puppy. He has never heard of dog agents and the major protective mission they fulfill towards the unsuspecting Brody family. Lou, along with Butch and a few other dog agents from the neighborhood desperately tries to hinder Mr. Tinkles in his sinister plans to take over the world
Soylent Green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2022, people rely on Soylent Green, a strange foodstuff, in order to survive. But what is Soylent Green made out of? Based on the novel by Harry Harrison
The omega man by Boris Sagal( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks to biological warfare, human life on Earth has just about been decimated. Los Angeles is a windswept ghost town where Robert Neville drives his convertible through sunlit streets foraging for supplies. He makes certain that he gets undercover before sundown, when other "inhabitants" emerge. Robert has to fend off attacks by The Family, sinister neopeople spawned by the plague. He becomes a man with a mission after meeting Lisa, another uninfected survivor - and guardian of some healthy children representing our species' hope for survival
Jack London's Call of the wild by Jack London( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buck is a canine hero who faces adventures in a turn of the century Alaskan mining town and the surrounding area of Forty-Mile. Buck spends his time with his human friends Miles, and Miles' friends John and Adoley Thornton. Miles is a 15-year-old boy whose life will be forever changed after he encounters the heroic and powerful Buck
The actor's life : journals, 1956-1976 by Charlton Heston( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors
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Çarlton Heston

Čārltons Hestons amerikāņu aktieris

Carter, Charles, 1923-2008

Carter, Charles, 1924-

Carter, Charles, 1924-2008

Carter, John Carlton.

Carter, John Charles

Carter, John Charles, 1923-2008

Carter, John Charles, 1924-2008

Carter, John Charleton

Carter, John Charleton, 1923-2008

Carter, John Charlton

Carter, John Charlton, 1923-2008

Carter, John Charlton, 1924-2008

Charlton Heston acteur américain

Charlton Heston actor estadounidense

Charlton Heston aktor amerykański

Charlton Heston ameerika näitleja

Charlton Heston Amerikaans filmacteur

Charlton Heston amerikai filmszínész

Charlton Heston Amerikano nga aktor

Charlton Heston attore statunitense

Charlton Heston Schauspieler und Präsident der National Rifle Association

Charlton Heston yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Easton, Charles, 1923-2008

Easton, Charles 1924-2008

Easton, Charlton

Heston, Charlton

Heston, Chuck

Heston, Chuck, 1923-2008

Heston, Chuck 1924-2008

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