WorldCat Identities

Bridges, Lloyd

Overview
Works: 623 works in 1,238 publications in 7 languages and 24,864 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Western films  Television adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical television programs  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lloyd Bridges
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

117 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top secret!: Parody film that pits American rock star Nick Rivers against the dreaded East German High Command. It's a race against time as Nick teams up with Hillary Flammond to find her father before he can create the ultimate super weapon-- the Polaris Mine
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lois Lowry's beloved, best-selling young adult novel, the haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. With the odds against him, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all - something no one has ever done before
The blue & the gray( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over 160 characters and 6,300 extras, the film reconstructs an eternally fascinating and controversial era in American history -- when families and nation were divided between the black and the white, North and South, and The Blue And The Gray
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
Honey, I blew up the kid( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. In this installment, the goofy inventor Dad accidentally zaps his little son with a particle beam. Soon the 112-foot-tall baby heads for the bright lights of Las Vegas, and the chase is on!
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former renegade pilot Topper Harley (Charlie Sheen) is coaxed out of retirement in a Buddhist temple by a beautiful CIA agent to undertake a do-or-die mission to rescue U.S. hostages in Iraq. Topper and his Hot Shots follow an action-packed trail booby-trapped with spoofs of Apocalypse now and the Rambo movies and filled with famous faces in hilarious cameos
Peter & the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a combination of live-action and animation, a real boy named Peter discovers the magic of imagination and the spirit of adventure. Prokofiev's musical score comes alive as Peter awakens to the first day of spring. The beautiful morning turns into an amazing adventure as Peter and his animated friends--a bird, a cat, and a dizzy duck--outwit a mighty wolf
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

47 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This war melodrama tells the story of a platoon of American soldiers in Italy in 1943 striving to attain their objective: a farmhouse occupied by German soldiers
Sahara by Michael Palin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a ragtag battalion is stranded in the African desert after the fall of the Libyan city of Tobruk, Sergeant Gunn and his crew "Waco" Hoyt and Jimmy Doyle retreat in their tank across the Sahara. Along the way they pick up six Allied stragglers and Tambul, a Sudanese corporal and his Italian prisoner. Tambul directs the group to a desert fortress where they hope to find desperately needed water. A detachment of German soldiers arrives and attempts to barter food for water, but Gunn and his followers refuse. When the Germans attack, Gunn lead his desert-weary men in a desperate battle, hoping that British reinforcements can arrive in time
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blosssoms into full womanhood
Airplane II : the sequel by Ken Finkleman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a spoof of disaster films, an airplane is out of control and the crew struggles to save it. Worst of all, they are out of coffee
Blown away by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an explosion jolts the city of Boston, bomb squad expert Jimmy Dove is pulled out of an early retirement and into the most harrowing work of his career
Mask and flippers by Lloyd Bridges( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in Spanish and English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North & south by John Jakes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two clans caught on opposite sides when the Civil War erupts in May 1861: the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina. As war is waged on one battlefield after another, lives on the homefront as well as the frontlines drastically change. The hatred, prejudice and greed that tear the fabric of a nation also threaten the very foundation of love and friendship between these two families
Home of the brave( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a play by Arthur Laurents, it recounts the story of a young black soldier who has suffered a nervous breakdown and developed psychosomatic paralysis. Crippled by rage and trauma, his condition was induced by experiences encountered during a reconnaissance mission combine with a lifetime of racial discrimination. He may be able to walk again, but only if he can overcome his anger and frustrations
Jane Austen's mafia( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an epic saga of disorganized crime, this comedy spoof focuses on the dysfunctional crime family headed by Lloyd Bridges as ruthless, powerful, and clumsy Godfather Vincenzo Cortino. When the time comes to choose the next Don Cortino, a riotous rivalry breaks out between his two sons, one a war hero and the other a raving psychotic
Abilene town( Visual )

29 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kansas town becomes the scene of conflict between cattlemen and homesteaders after the Civil War. The town marshall is also torn between Abliene's town beauty and a dance hall queen
 
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Bridges, Lloyd Vernet 1913-1998

Lloyd Bridges acteur américain

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Airplane!Joe versus the volcanoHoney, I blew up the kidHot shots!Blown awayJane Austen's mafia