Crawford, Broderick 1911-1986
Most widely held works about Broderick Crawford
Most widely held works by Broderick Crawford
All the king's men ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,666 libraries worldwide
A political demagogue governor of a Southern State believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means. The novel was loosely based on the life of Huey Pierce Long, governor of Louisiana and senator.
Born yesterday ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 952 libraries worldwide
A corrupt millionaire junk dealer, embarrassed by his girlfriend's lack of social sophistication, arranges to have her trained in a crash course in "culture." He is surprised and outraged when after becoming aware of her role as pawn in his crooked business deals, she refuses to cooperate.
The time of your life ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Joe, a lovesome, fast-talking regular at the local saloon believes in encouraging everybody in their intoxicating dreams.
Black angel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
A woman tries to clear the name of her husband, accused of murdering his lover.
Il bidone ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in Italian and held by 248 libraries worldwide
An aging swindler, ringleader of a trio of petty thieves who impersonates priests to cheat peasants, finally realizes the futility of his life.
The real glory ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 129 libraries worldwide
In the wake of the Spanish-American war, military doctor Bill Canavan arrives at a war-torn Filipino outpost. Infested with cholera and under attack from a vicious local Moro chieftain, the troops are terrified and their commanding officer has all but given up hope. Outnumbered and out of supplies, Canavan decides to trade his scalpel for a rifle and rally the few remaining troops into one last stand before the outpost and everyone inside becomes just another footnote in history.
Between heaven & hell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A young self-centered Southern boy learns a great deal about life while serving in World War II.
Human desire ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and German and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A Korean War vet comes back to his job as a railroad engineer, and promptly falls prey to his boss' wife, starting a trail of deception, suspicion, and murder.
The Texican ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Audie Murphy has been framed and comes out of hiding in Mexico to track down a corrupt saloon keeper who not only set Murphy up in the first place, but also murdered his brother, a newspaperman, who was trying to expose the scheme.
Larceny, Inc ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Pressure Maxwell emerges from Sing Sing planning to run a dog track with his cronies Jug and Weepy. But a plan needs dough, so the boys open a luggage shop as a front while attempting to tunnel into the bank next door. The store gains unexpected success. Hanging around the store is a gabby traveling valise salesman. A sour con arrives wanting in on their action.
Columbia Pictures film noir classics. II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
[Human desire] A Korean War veteran comes back to his job as a railroad engineer, and becomes entangled with a violent co-worker and the man's alluring wife in a web of deception, suspicion, and murder .
The fastest gun alive ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and German and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Gunman George and his wife Dora are trying to live a peaceful life. But George's gunslinging ways are legendary - and attract the attention of other gunmen who feel up for a challenge.
When the Daltons rode ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A western film based on the legend of the Dalton gang. A young lawyer tries to help friends, but ends up trapped between helping his friends and being obligated to the law.
Lone star ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Andrew Jackson (Barrymore), worried that the Texan movement for statehood will be defeated, sends cattle baron Devereaux Burke (Gable) to change the minde of a popular dissenter. On his mission, Burke encounters an even greater opponent--Thomas Craden (Crawford). Their feud reaches a pitch when Burke falls in love with Craden's fiancee (Gardner).
The Samuel Fuller collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
It happened in Hollywood: A silent screen cowboy can quite adjust to talkies, the death of westerns or to playing a moder-day gangster. Adventure in Sahara: thriller set in a French Foreign Legion outpost whose sadistic captain is eventually cast out by his men, led by an American. Power of the Press: Drama about a corrupt newspaper publisher who uses wartime security as an excuse to promote his personal agenda, which include murder. Shockproof: Film noir about a parole officer whose latest charge just served five years for murder to protect her sleazy lover. Scandal Sheet: An egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in his protege and star reporter, whose investigation into a "lonelhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past. The Crimson Kimono: Thriller about two L.A. cops, one Caucasian and one Japanese-American, who fall into an interracial love triangle with the woman they are protecting from a killer. Underworld U.S.A.: Drama about a young boy who witnesses his father's murder by gangsters and then joins the gang as an adult to exact revenge on the killers.
Scandal sheet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"Fuller's acclaimed novel "The Dark Page" was the source for this tense drama which featured Broderick Crawford as an egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in protégé and star reporter Steve McCleary (John Derek), whose investigation into a "lonelyhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past"--Container.
Eternally yours ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
It's a magic show; it's a love triangle; it's escapism at its best. Complete with world cruises, chincilla coats, champagne hangovers, elaborate lodges, and Houdini-like stunts, this melodrama/comedy is refreshing from beginning to end.
All the king's men ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and German and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A political demagogue governor of a Southern State believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means. Based on the life of Huey Pierce Long, governor of Louisiana and senator.
The black cat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A wealthy but embittered matriarch makes a deathbed recovery only to be murdered by someone in the greedy clan gathered for the reading of her will. The family is frustrated to learn that nobody receives a penny until the very last of the old lady's multitude of beloved cats perish.
Universal horror classic movie archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The black cat: A wealthy but embittered matriarch makes a deathbed recovery only to be murdered by someone in the greedy clan gathered for the reading of her will. When the family learns that nobody receives a penny until the very last of the old lady's multitude of beloved cats perish, both cats and people start turning up dead.
Adultery Business and politics Comedy films Comedy films Crime films Deception Detective and mystery films Drama Etiquette Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Governors Governors--Election Husband and wife Italy Italy--Rome Kanin, Garson,--1912-1999 Korean War (1950-1953) Long, Huey Pierce,--1893-1935 Louisiana Mafia Manipulative behavior Man-woman relationships Melodramas (Motion pictures) Motion pictures Motion pictures, Italian Murder Older men Philippines Political corruption Political films Political science Politicians Politics, Practical Railroad engineers Reporters and reporting Swindlers and swindling Texas Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Warren, Robert Penn,--1905-1989 Western films Zola, Émile,--1840-1902
Crawford, Brod 1911-1986
Crawford, William Broderick, 1911-1986
Multiple languages (11)
No Linguistic content (10)