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Erickson, Leif 1911-1986

Overview
Works: 136 works in 223 publications in 1 language and 7,036 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  Fiction  Christian drama  Mysteries and miracle-plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Leif Erickson
 
Most widely held works by Leif Erickson
On the waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 2,781 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
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical celebrating the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Joan of Arc by Victor Fleming( Visual )
7 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the peasant girl who led the Dauphin's forces to victory over the English armies in France, only to be sold to the enemy, tried as a witch, and burned at the stake
Tea and sympathy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a teenaged boy at a New England boarding school who is ostracized for being effeminate. The wife of a housemaster offers the boy her understanding and love when she finds that he is deeply troubled by the alienation
Roustabout by Elvis Presley( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )
7 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After witnessing the landing of a flying saucer, a young boy finds his parents changed and alien in their behaviour. This film's cult status is based on the art direction by director-designer Menzies who designed the sets to enhance events as seen through the boy's eyes. Menzies' concept was weakened by a long expository dialogue-bound scene and the producer's insistence on inserting stock footage of army manoeuvres. Menzies' film was the first of the alien invaders genre to be made in colour. It was originally intended to be a 3-D release but the idea was dropped before production began
Strait-jacket ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Released from a mental hospital 20 years after having committed the axe murders of her husband and his lover, a woman moves in with her brother, his wife, and her own daughter, who is now 23. When axe murders start occurring, police think she has reverted to her old ways
Dallas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blayde Hollister, ex-Confederate from Georgia, has waged his own war to settle past injustices. Now he's a wanted man. And he can feel the law closing in on him
Film noir classic collection double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Decoy: A drop-dead femme fatale revives her hunk from the dead because he knows where the $400,000 in loot is buried
Kiss them for me by Stanley Donen( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desperate to keep his men on the straight and narrow while on a 4-day leave from the Navy, a Lieutenant commits a trio to becoming spokesmen at a local shipyard. Before long, one is courting the shipmaker's voluptuous daughter with hilarious results
Mirage by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A suspenseful drama in which a physiochemist suffers from amnesia and tries to unravel the mysteries locked in his mind and understand why he is the target of hit men
Classic Western round-up ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man from the Alamo: A soldier delegated to escape the Alamo, the famous besieged fort, is labeled a coward and a deserter, and instead of defending himself, he sets out to gain revenge on a band of renegades
Hill number one ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Dean delivers his first televised performance playing the role of John the Baptist in this Easter special episode of the TV religious anthology Family Theatre, wherein the story of the Resurrection is told in flashback form at a contemporary family gathering. Includes an introduction by Tony Curtis and a bonus clip of the original theatrical trailer for James Dean's "East of Eden."
The Barbara Stanwyck collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life
Arabian nights ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lavish epic of brother fighting brother to win political power and the love of a woman, mesmerizing Scheherazade, the fiery dancing girl who will prove to be one man's downfall and another's greatest reward
Universal horror classic movie archive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horror island: A treasure-making scheme ends up deadly for a group of people stuck in a seemingly haunted castle with a killer known only as "The Phantom."
Desert gold ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's an all-out battle in the desert when evil crook Chet Kasedon tries to extract the whereabouts of the ancient hidden gold deposits which young Indian Chief Maya has vowed to guard with his life!
Elvis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roustabout: Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle
Man and boy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black Civil War veteran is trying to plant roots under the scorching sun of the Arizona frontier. A horse, that a kindly neighbor gives him, is stolen, and the man and his son embark on a dangerous mission to get it back. Many hostile obstacles force young Billy to grow up fast
 
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Alternative Names
Anderson William 1911-1986
Erickson, Glen 1911-1986
Erickson Glenn 1911-1986
Erickson, Leif
Erickson, Lief 1911-1986
Erikson, Glenn 1911-1986
Erikson Leif 1911-1986
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English (91)
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