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Kennedy, Arthur 1914-1990

Works: 320 works in 762 publications in 7 languages and 16,355 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Western films  Action and adventure films  War films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Honoree, Editor, Author of introduction, Recipient, Correspondent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Arthur Kennedy
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

30 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 3,872 WorldCat member 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 by Richard Brooks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer is a fast-talking salesman living on shoeshines and off- color jokes when he meets up with the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a revivalist preacher who is dazzling the Bible Belt population. Hired to give testimony and raise a few dollars, Elmer discovers he has a true gift of gab and the minimum amount of divine inspiration needed to launch his career as a preacher. Unfortunately, his success is jeopardized when a prostitute and former girlfriend, Lulu Baines, crosses his path
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 887 WorldCat member 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
Bend of the river by Anthony Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member 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
The man from Laramie by Anthony Mann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member 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
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thief and murderer Barabbas spends his life struggling to understand why the people of Judea pardoned him so Jesus could be crucified in his place
High Sierra by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays a convicted killer sprung from jail by a mobster who wants him to assist in a California hotel holdup
A summer place( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Hunter watches Molly Jorgensen through his telescope as she is sailing toward Maine resort of Pine Island - and she is watching him through her binoculars. It's love at first sight
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and French and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western. Follows a small, heroic band of Cheyenne Indians as they escape from a wretched Oklahoma reservation in 1878 and fight their way back to their homeland in the Yellowstone River country 1,500 miles away. [Library of Congress]
The desperate hours( Visual )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and German and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped convict breaks into a suburban home and takes a family hostage
Champion by Mark Robson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection by George Pollock( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's that in the frilly cap and apron, toting the tea tray? Not a pert French maid, but spinster sleuth Miss Marple in disguise. And it's not Darjeeling that's caught her interest : it's murder! ... 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. There she takes a job as a domestic, discovers the strangled body, and is on the spot when the culprit strikes again. But no murderer is a match for Miss Marple.--Container
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het 19e eeuwse westen van de V.S. zweert een jongeman wraak te nemen voor de moord op zijn ouders door drie bandieten. Er volgt een strijd op leven en dood
Anzio( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member 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
Boomerang! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dramatization of a factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence
Some came running by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Hirsch, a writer and army veteran, returns to 1948 Parkton, Indiana, his hometown. There he must come to terms with his roots and his future
City for conquest( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member 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
Air Force by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Flying Fortress Mary-Ann and its crew leave San Francisco for Honolulu on a routine training flight the day before Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Subsequently, the crew mans the Mary-Ann through action at Wake Island, the Philippines, the Battle of the Coral Sea, and Australia. The B-17 seen in many of the scenes would later be lost in action with its crew over the Pacific
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Arthur Kennedy acteur amricain

Arthur Kennedy Amerikaans acteur

Arthur Kennedy amerikansk skdespelare

Arthur Kennedy amerikansk skodespelar

Arthur Kennedy amerikansk skuespiller

Arthur Kennedy attore statunitense

Arthur Kennedy US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Artur Kenedi

Kennedy, Arthur

Kennedy, John Arthur.

Kennedy, John Arthur 1914-1990

Артур Кенеди

Кеннеди, Артур

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The man from LaramieHigh SierraCheyenne autumnThe desperate hoursNevada SmithCity for conquestChasing the elephant into the bush : the polit[i]cs of complacency