Kennedy, Arthur 1914-1990
Most widely held works about Arthur Kennedy
Most widely held works by Arthur Kennedy
Lawrence of Arabia ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 2,097 libraries worldwide
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
Elmer Gantry ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and French and held by 774 libraries worldwide
One man's fervent pursuit of wealth and power leads him to religion for profit in the evangelist tents of the 1920's Midwestern Corn Belt.
Lawrence of Arabia ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
A look at T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who unites the desert tribes of Arabia against the Turks during World War I.
Barabbas ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and French and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Pardoned instead of Christ, Barabbas is haunted for the rest of his life. After watching his former lover, Rachel, being stoned to death for her belief in Jesus, Barabbas returns to his life of thievery. Arrested again, he is sent to the sulphur mines and then to gladiator school where he witnesses yet another friend give his life in the name of the Nazarene. It is only at the end, when Barabbas himself faces crucifixion, that he discovers his faith.
Bend of the river ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
As a former outlaw turned wagon train guide, Stewart is pitted against warring Indians, murderous hijackers and a traitorous ally as he attempts to lead a group of settlers through the treacherous Oregon wilderness.
Peyton Place ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets.
The man from Laramie ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Stewart stars as a driven man determined to get frontier justice in this gripping film about the sabotage and savagery of the wild west.
A summer place ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Set at an elite Maine resort the lovestruck Johnny and woman/child Molly struggle to cope with adult emotions. Johnny, Molly and their parents discover that love will find a way.
They died with their boots on ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
This is the story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation which wants the land Custer gave to the Indians.
Cheyenne autumn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.
Fantastic voyage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced along with their submarine-like craft to microscope size, enter the bloodstream of the ailing scientist, and journey to the brain to perform an emergency procedure. With only sixty minutes to complete their mission, the scientists find themselves fighting off an attack by white corpuscles, caught in a tornado-like storm in the lungs, and struggling to surviv sabotage from one of their own.
Anzio ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
After landing with Allied troops at Anzio, Italy in 1944, war correspondent Dick Ennis and buddy Corporal Rabinoff tell Anzio commander General Lesley that the road to Rome is wide open. But instead of heading to Rome, Lesley attempts to build a coastal stronghold, only to discover that the Germans have outflanked them by enclosing the Anzio beachhead.
High Sierra ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
A gangster's hard-boiled persona finds itself at war with his compassionate side, a side that will ultimately be his downfall.
High Sierra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Bogart plays a convicted killer sprung from jail by a mobster who wants him to assist in a California hotel holdup.
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection. Agatha Christie's Murder she said ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Comfily ensconced in her railway carriage, Miss Marple sees a strangulation aboard a passing train, then follows a trail of baffling clues to a manor house inhabited by a quarrelsome family.
Peyton Place ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The story of coming of age in a small New England village whose peaceful facade hides love and passion, scandal and hypocrisy.
Nevada Smith ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Nevada Smith is a rugged innocent boy born during the 1890s California gold rush to a Native American mother and white father. When he finds his parents murdered by vicious killers, he sets out to track them down.
The desperate hours ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Harrowing story about an escaped convict who breaks into a suburban home and takes a family hostage.
City for conquest ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Ex-golden gloves fighter Danny Kenny turns pro to bankroll his brother's dream of writing symphonic paean to New York City. Life changes quickly when he's blinded during a brutal 15-round welterweight title bout.
Champion ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous boxer pursues professional success & sexual gratification, at any cost.
Action and adventure films Arabian Peninsula Avarice Barabbas--(Biblical figure) Bible. Biographical films City and town life Custer, George A.--1839-1876 Detective and mystery films Drama Escapes Evangelistic work Evangelists Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Gangster films Gangsters Great Britain Great Britain.--Army Historical films History Hostages Justice Lawrence, T. E.--1888-1935 Little Bighorn, Battle of the (Montana : 1876) Man-woman relationships Marple, Jane (Fictitious character) Melodrama Middle East Middle West Military campaigns Montana New Hampshire Oregon Religious films Robbery Sabotage Soldiers United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wagon trains War films West (U.S.) Western films World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)
Kennedy, John Arthur.
Kennedy, John Arthur, 1914-1990
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