WorldCat Identities

Erickson, Leif 1911-1986

Overview
Works: 201 works in 346 publications in 2 languages and 8,738 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Gangster films  Film noir  Biographical films  Crime films  History  Hagiographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Author, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leif Erickson
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 2,786 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 )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,293 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
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Joan of Arc by Victor Fleming( Visual )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan of Arc, a 15th-century French peasant girl rouses a nation and inspires the world with her faith and bravery. Fiercely believing that she is directed by God, Joan triumphantly leads an army into battle against the British, who are driven from France. When a new king is crowned, Joan's influence grows and makes him wary of her power, ultimately betraying her to martyrdom
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Tea and sympathy by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a teenage boy at a New England boarding school who is wrongly accused of homosexuality. The wife of a housemaster offers the boy her understanding and love when she finds that he is deeply troubled about the accusations
Roustabout by John Rich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle
Mirage by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 200 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
Dallas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 196 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
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is awakened during a storm to witness a flying saucer land in the field behind his home. No one will believe his story as, one by one, the townspeople are captured and put under the control of sinister forces from the planet Mars! Brilliantly created by visionary set designer and director William Cameron Menzies with a haunting musical score by Raoul Kraushaar, this golden age sci-fi classic has lost none of its chilling power. Surreal imagery brought to terrifying life in a Cinecolor world just beyond our nightmares!
Kiss them for me( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 188 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
Strait-jacket( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Harbin goes berserk when she finds her husband in bed with another woman. With her three-year-old daughter accidentally witnessing the grisly act, Lucy axes the couple to death, then spends twenty years in a mental institution for the double murder. After she is released, she moves in with her brother, his wife, and her own daughter, now age twenty-three. Her nightmare is over, or is it? When a series of axe murders suddenly occurs in the neighborhood, the police think Lucy is to blame
Film noir classic collection double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 164 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
On the waterfront( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this raggedly emotional tale of individual failure and institutional corruption. This film charts Terry's deepening moral crisis as he must choose whether to remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly and Johnny's right-hand man, Terry's brother, Charley, as the authorities close in on them
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
The Barbara Stanwyck collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 111 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 76 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
Westerns : 8 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanted: A newly-appointed sheriff is framed for murder, forcing him to prove his innocence and to fight for his freedom
Hill number one( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 68 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
Universal horror classic movie archive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black cat: A wealthy but embittered matriarch makes a deathbed recovery only to be murdered by someone in the greedy clan gathered for the reading of her will. When the family learns that nobody receives a penny until the very last of the old lady's multitude of beloved cats perish, both cats and people start turning up dead
 
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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

Leif Erickson acteur américain

Leif Erickson actor estadounidense

Leif Erickson Amerikaans acteur (1911-1986)

Leif Erickson amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Leif Erickson amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Leif Erickson amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Leif Erickson attore statunitense

Leif Erickson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Эриксон, Лейф

لیف اریکسون بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

リーフ・エリクソン

Languages
English (123)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Show boatNight and the cityRoustaboutDallasStrait-jacket