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Fonda, Henry 1905-1982

Overview
Works: 1,549 works in 4,378 publications in 12 languages and 77,297 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  War films  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Biography  Legal films  Spaghetti Westerns 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Producer, Speaker, sht, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee, Commentator, Other, Contributor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Henry Fonda
 
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Most widely held works by Henry Fonda
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

175 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

150 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
On Golden Pond by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

83 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Once upon a time in the West by Sergio Leone( Visual )

130 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man preparing to welcome his new wife to his home is killed, along with his entire family
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

89 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

60 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

89 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

33 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

103 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

46 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Eve (Barbara Stanwyck), a calculating card shark, falls for one of her victims, a young millionaire (Henry Fonda). He finds that she has been giving him a fast shuffle and his fondness fades. She works hard to win him back
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

67 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out in revenge and destroys lives in the process
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

57 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Young Mr. Lincoln by John Ford( Visual )

54 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unforgettable portrait of the early life of the Great Emancipator, young Mr. Lincoln, after teaching himself law, has barely started practicing when an Independence Day celebration ends with a stabbing. Abe first stops a lynch mob from killing brothers Matt and Adam Clay, and then defends them against a seasoned prosecutor and his crafty adviser. As presented here, Lincoln is a strong but peaceful frontier democrat, his quiet, awkward, folksy demeanor the outward manifestation of a deep humility, and a wise sadness at human folly. His awareness that his attempts to reconcile opposing forces--despite the occasional temporary victory--are doomed but necessary, hint at the character that will respond to the destiny that awaits him
Midway( Visual )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,332 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
War and peace by King Vidor( Visual )

74 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Yours, mine and ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
Fail-safe by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

39 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer malfunction causes nuclear equiped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

40 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the widening struggle for American independence. A newly married couple, homesteading in New York's Mohawk Valley, is driven into a nearby fort by repeated attacks from Indian tribes allied with the British
Battle of the Bulge by Na jin( Visual )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign
 
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Once upon a time in the West
Alternative Names
Fonda, Genri

Fonda, Genri 1905-1982

Fonda, Genry 1905-1982

Fonda, Hank 1905-1982

Fonda, Henri 1905-1982

Fonda, Henry

Fonda, Henry Jaynes 1905-1982

Fonda, Khenri 1905-1982

Fondah, Henri 1905-1982

Henri Fonda

Henricus Fonda

Henrijs Fonda amerikāņu aktieris

Henry Fonda acteur américain

Henry Fonda actor estadounidense

Henry Fonda aktor amerykański

Henry Fonda ameerika näitleja

Henry Fonda American actor

Henry Fonda Amerikaans filmacteur

Henry Fonda Amerikano nga aktor

Henry Fonda attore statunitense

Henry Fonda US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Henry Fonda yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Phonta, Chenri 1905-1982

Φόντα, Χένρι 1905-1982

Χένρι Φόντα

Генри Фонда американский актёр театра и кино

Генры Фонда

Генрі Фонда

Гэнры Фонда амэрыканскі актор

Фонда, Генры 1905-1982

Фонда, Хенри 1905-1982

Хенри Фонда

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הנרי פונדה

הנרי פונדה שחקן אמריקאי

פונדה, הנרי 1905-1982

هنرى فوندا

هنري فوندا

هنري فوندا ممثل أمريكي

هنری فوندا

ھێنری فۆندا

हेनरी फोंडा

ஹென்றி ஃபோன்டா

හෙන්රි ෆොන්ඩා

เฮนรี ฟอนดา

ჰენრი ფონდა

헨리 폰다 배우

フォンダ, ヘンリー

ヘンリー・フォンダ

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Once upon a time in the WestHow the West was wonJohn Ford's My darling ClementineMister RobertsFort ApacheThe lady EveJezebelYoung Mr. Lincoln