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Crawford, Broderick 1911-1986

Overview
Works: 333 works in 620 publications in 8 languages and 6,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Crime films  Television adaptations  Fiction  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Broderick Crawford
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,254 WorldCat member 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 by Georg Cukor ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A millionaire junk dealer arranges for his unsophisticated girlfriend to take a course in "culture."
The time of your life ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The assorted customers of a small saloon in the big city (San Francisco) are a passing parade, relating their problems and accomplishments, their joy and sorrow to Joe, "whose hobby is people."
Black angel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman tries to clear the name of her husband, accused of murdering his lover
Il bidone by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging swindler, ringleader of a trio of petty thieves who impersonate priests to cheat peasants, finally realizes the futility of his life
Between heaven & hell by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young self-centered Southern boy learns a great deal about life while serving in World War II
The real glory by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member 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
Human desire by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member 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
Larceny, Inc ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward G. Robinson turns his mobster persona on its head in a delicious tale of ex-jailbirds who run a luggage shop as a front while tunneling into the bank next door
Il bidone The swindle ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 114 WorldCat member 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
Columbia Pictures film noir classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The brothers Rico] A businessman and husband is contacted by his former organized crime boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line
The Texican ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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
The fastest gun alive ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member 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 )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member 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 )
4 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andrew Jackson (Barrymore), worried that the Texan movement for statehood will be defeated, sends cattle baron Devereaux Burke (Gable) to change the mind of a popular dissenter. On his mission, Burke encounters an even greater opponent--Thomas Craden (Crawford). Their feud reaches a fever 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 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It happened in Hollywood: A silent screen cowboy can't quite adjust to talkies, the death of westerns or to playing a modern-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 includes 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
Eternally yours ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member 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
Scandal sheet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member 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
Universal horror classic movie archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member 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
The yin and yang of Mr. Go Winterset ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winterset : A loving and devoted son vows to avenge his father's wrongful execution. This quest leads him to the real perpetrator of the crime--a dangerous mobster named Trock Estrella
 
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Alternative Names
Crawford, Brod 1911-1986
Crawford, Broderick
Crawford, William Broderick, 1911-1986
Languages
English (151)
Italian (31)
Spanish (9)
German (6)
French (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
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