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Lancaster, Burt 1913-1994

Works: 829 works in 3,491 publications in 9 languages and 51,728 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Historical films  Sports films  Romance films  Film noir  Western films  Legal films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, vac, Costume designer, Other, Contributor, Author, Director, Programmer, Commentator, Author of screenplay, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Burt Lancaster
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Field of Dreams by Shawn Mahoney( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a mysterious voice, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella constructs a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

127 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

75 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,583 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
Il gattopardo = The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

190 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luchino Visconti's The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) is an epic on the grandest possible scale. The film recreates, with nostalgia, drama, and opulence, the tumultuous years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a unified, democratic Italy. Burt Lancaster stars as the aging prince watching his culture and fortune wane in the face of a new generation, represented by his upstart nephew (Alain Delon) and his beautiful fiancee (Claudia Cardinale)
Sweet Smell of Success by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

45 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,676 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 )

62 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,543 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 )

82 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about the interaction between Americans representing a Texas oil company and the inhabitants of a small village in Scotland
Separate but equal( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,162 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 white school officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

33 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 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
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 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
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( Visual )

37 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp and John "Doc" Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

18 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and French and held by 942 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
Atlantic City by Louis Malle( Visual )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 938 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
Seven days in May( Visual )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 861 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 )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and French and held by 845 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 by Lucille Fletcher( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 807 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
Novecento 1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

56 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1900 is an epic film of massive scope, power and controversy. It is both a vast history of the 20th century Italy and an intimate portrait of two friends, both born on January 1, 1900-- the son of the socialist peasant farmer ... and the son of the fascist landowner"--Container
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

23 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 752 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
Brute force by Jules Dassin( Visual )

30 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
Come back, little Sheba( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 707 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
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Bert Lankaster

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Lancaster 1913-1994

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Lankaster, Bert 1913-1994

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From here to eternityJudgment at NurembergIl gattopardo = The leopardSweet Smell of SuccessLocal heroSeparate but equalBirdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--Ernest Hemingway's The killers