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Lancaster, Burt 1913-1994

Works: 823 works in 2,760 publications in 10 languages and 48,159 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  War films  Western films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Costume designer, Other, Director, Collector, Contributor, Commentator, Programmer, Author of screenplay, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
95 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career
Sweet smell of success by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member 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
Local hero by Bill Forsyth ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about an American oil company representative and the sleepy seaside Scottish village he must buy
Il gattopardo The leopard ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy. Contains the original Italian version with optional subtitles, the English-language version and special features
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
Separate but equal ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their request for a single school bus is denied by whiteschool officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wyatt Earp and John "Doc" Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang
Atlantic City by Louis Malle ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A smalltime, aging Mafia hood falls in love with a clam bar waitress, and they share the spoils of the big score against the backdrop of a changing Atlantic City. DVD
Run silent, run deep ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific, is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet
Seven days in May ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container
The professionals by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soldier of fortune Burt Lancaster leads a rugged team of mercenaries to rescue a beautiful woman who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary Captain Rasa (Jack Palance)
Sorry, wrong number ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
Come back, little Sheba ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lola Delaney is a vulgar, dumpy, less-than-bright "shotgun bride" who is married to recovering alcoholic Doc Delaney. Their unhappy marriage is made even more unhappy when a sexy stranger, Marie, rents a room from Lola. Lola is a tiresome creature who never stops talking, especially about the "imminent" return of her runaway dog Sheba. Doc is having enough trouble staying from the bottle and resigning himself to his marriage without the curvaceous Marie arousing his baser instincts
The Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blosssoms into full womanhood
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins. Includes original theatrical trailer
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.08 for Separate b ... to 0.96 for Bert Lanka ...)
Alternative Names
Lancaster 1913-1994
Lancaster, Burt
Lancaster, Burton Stephen.
Lancaster, Burton Stephen, 1913-1994
Lankaster, Bert, 1913-1994
English (546)
German (70)
French (40)
Spanish (28)
Italian (16)
Multiple languages (14)
Japanese (4)
Russian (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)