Schaffner, Franklin J.
Most widely held works about Franklin J Schaffner
Most widely held works by Franklin J Schaffner
Patton ( Visual )
83 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,429 libraries worldwide
Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department.
Planet of the apes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, astronaut Taylor (Charlton Heston) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Soon, Taylor's life depends on the kindness of the chimpanzee scientists Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) and Zira (Kim Hunter) and his escape to the Forbidden Zone, where he uncovers an earth-shattering secret that may hold the key to his own destiny.
Nicholas and Alexandra ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Lavish retelling of the final years of the Russian Tsar and Empress. The film begins in 1904 and shows the stark contrast between the opulent life of the nobility and the poverty of the peasants. Over the years Nicholas cannot satify the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin. The film ends with the Russian Revolution and the execution of the royal family.
Planet of the apes ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and German and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Four American astronauts crash-land on a strange planet ruled by apes.
Papillon ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Thrilling adventure of an escape from a French Guiana prison.
The boys from Brazil ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Alive and hiding in South America, the fiendish Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele gathers a group of former colleagues for a horrifying project to clone Hitler. Famed Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman must discover the extent of the terrifying plot and stop it.
Patton ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
George C. Scott dominates the screen with a stunning performance as General Patton, the only Allied commander truly feared by the Nazis. A flamboyant, rebellious military genius who designed his own uniforms, sported ivory-handled six shooters, and believed he was a warrior in several past lives, Patton defeated Rommel in Africa and sped across Europe with his 3rd Army after the D-Day invasion.
Islands in the stream ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A sculptor's self-imposed isolation in the Bahamas is ended by two forces: the visit of his sons ... and the outbreak of World War II.
The boys from Brazil ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A band of Nazi leaders, escaped from postwar Germany, scheme to return to power. Their plans to dominate the world are based on a bizarre biological experiment undertaken by Josef Mengele, to clone Hitler.
Worthington Miner by Worthington Miner ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Gore Vidal's The best man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision.
Lionheart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A young knight journeying to join Richard the Lionhearted on his campaign to the Holy Land discovers his destiny to defend the children of the Crusades against the Black Prince who wants to sell them into Saracen slavery.
The kill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Story of a family that isn't welcomed into a rural community. The father is accused of murder and flees into the woods.
Yes, Giorgio ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Giorgio Fini, an Italian tenor on tour in the United States, becomes stricken with a sudden "crisis of the voice," and a beautiful throat specialist is called in to treat him.
The Victor Borge show collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Kinescopes of 14 episodes from Victor Borge's first comedy-variety series, broadcast Feb.-June 1951.
Twelve angry men An almanac of liberty ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Twelve angry men: After a teenage boy is accused of murder, a jury must come to terms with their prejudices and personal grudges to decide on the verdict. An almanac of liberty: After an attack on a stranger, the residents of a small town discover that, if they don't start recognizing individual freedoms, time will start moving backwards.
Welcome home ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
A U.S. Air Force pilot is shot down over Cambodia in 1970 and the U.S. Military identifies a body and sends it home for burial. The pilot's family struggles to rebuild their lives without him. The Army would like the pilot to remain a dead hero. But now, 17 years later after his family buried him in a hero's grave, the pilot shows up on their doorstep-- alive. Welcome home.
Planet of the apes collection ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Drie Amerikaanse astronauten keren na een verblijf in de ruimte terug op aarde. Het is echter 2000 jaar verder en de aarde wordt geregeerd door apen.
Rod Serling Studio One dramas The arena ; The strike ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The Arena (a newly elected senator must decide if he wants to follow the course charted by his father, a former senator, or chart a course of his own) and The Strike (during the Korean War, Major Gaylord's will is tested when he is forced to issue an order that will result in the death of twenty of his men but save hundreds of lives). Includes booklet.
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Astronauts crash land on a distant planet under the control of intelligent apes.
Action and adventure films Africa, North Alexandra,--Empress, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia,--1872-1918 Antisemitism Apes Astronauts Biographical films Biographical films Biography Brazil Charrière, Henri,--1906-1973 Cloning Drama Fantasy films Fantasy films Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired French Guiana Generals Historical films Historical films Hitler, Adolf,--1889-1945 Human-alien encounters Interplanetary voyages Life on other planets Mengele, Josef,--1911-1979 Military campaigns Motion pictures Nazi hunters Nazis Nicholas--II,--Emperor of Russia,--1868-1918 Patton, George S.--1885-1945 Prisoners Revolutions Schaffner, Franklin J Science fiction films Science fiction films Thrillers (Motion pictures) Time travel United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films War films World War (1939-1945)
Scaffner, Franklin, 1920-1989
Schaffner, Franklin 1920-1989
Schaffner, Franklin James.
Schaffner, Franklin James 1920-1989
Schaffner, Franklin S.
Schaffner, Franklin S., 1920-1989
Schaffner, S. 1920-1989
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