WorldCat Identities

Steiger, Rod 1925-2002

Works: 537 works in 1,539 publications in 8 languages and 35,128 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Military history  Trials, litigation, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Collector, Author, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rod Steiger
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

59 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
On the waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

61 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 3,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

80 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,147 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The chosen by Jeremy Paul Kagan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers at the time of the Normandy invasion in 1944 are friends but they are divided by the same thing that unites them--their faith. Though both are devout Jews, there's a subtle difference. Danny is an Hasidic Jew, brought up to accept faith blindly by his father--an ultra-orthodox rabbi who rejects the 20th century for the special joys of centuries--old tradition. Reuven, on the other hand, has been brought up by his father who is a secular scholar, to question everything around him
End of days by Peter Hyams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All hell breaks loose when Arnold Schwarzenegger battles the ultimate evil in this chilling supernatural action thriller
The Amityville horror by Stuart E Rosenberg( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Long Island colonial house on the river's edge seemed perfect, but their new house soon becomes a hellish nightmare
Shiloh 2 by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Shiloh, Marty risks everything to turn an enemy into a friend, but it's Shiloh that teaches Marty about kindness and forgiveness when he heroically saves the life of the man who mistreated him
Shiloh 2 Shiloh season( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shiloh is settling in nicely with Marty and his family, but Judd Travers continues to make himself a nuisance, drinking and driving, hunting illegally on land belonging to Marty's family, and threatening to take Shiloh back. Now that he's saved Shiloh, kind-hearted Marty wants to save Judd, despite the fact that Judd wants nothing to do with him. Marty and Judd both face, as Doc Wallace says, "the tests of life" for which there are no simple resolutions. Marty confronts a dilemma kids often face alone: deciding when it's right to keep one's word and when the greater good is to break it; distinguishing truth from gossip and learning how gossip can hurt; and finding out that both kindness and cruelty must be learned and can be taught
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
The hurricane by Norman Jewison( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The sixteenth round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
Jubal by Delmer Daves( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, a man who is an honorable itinerant cattleman, befriended and hired by a bighearted ranch owner despite his unwillingness to talk about his past. When the new hand becomes the target of the flirtatious attentions of the owner's bored wife and is entrusted by the boss with a foreman's responsibilities, his presence at the ranch starts to rankle his shifty fellow cowhand
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatned with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
The January man by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When there's a strangler on the loose in New York, Nick Starkey is assigned to the case. Within days, he is up to his ears in murder, corruption and comedy
The illustrated man by Warner Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's intricate tattoos are the settings for an anthology of strange science-fiction stories
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Steiger, Rodney Stephen 1925-2002

Stieger, Rod 1925-

Stieger, Rod 1925-2002

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