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Swenson, Karl 1908-1978

Overview
Works: 45 works in 70 publications in 3 languages and 4,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Music  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Caricatures and cartoons  Legends  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karl Swenson
The sword in the stone by Walt Disney( Visual )
19 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The English king dies leaving no heir. In the churchyard of a cathedral in London, a sword appears imbedded in a stone. It is inscribed with a prophecy. Although many try, no one can budge the sword from the stone. Deep in the dark woods, Merlin the Magician begins to teach 11-year-old Arthur, who lives in the castle of Sir Ector where he's an apprentice squire to Sir Kay. Arthur learns the basic truths of life, but he also runs into the evil Madam Mim, who tries to destroy him. A great tournament is held in London to pick a new king. Arthur, attending as Kay's squire, forgets Kay's sword, and runs back to the inn to get it, but the inn is locked. Arthur, seeing the sword in the stone, innocently, and easily, pulls it out. When the knights marvel at the wondrous sword and question where he got it, Arthur has to prove himself all over again by pulling the sword from the stone
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
The music of Disney a legacy in song ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock's the birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless
Ice palace ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two men in Alaska have a bitter 40-year rivalry that mirrors their land's struggle for statehood
The great radio horror shows ( Recording )
in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of 6 vintage horror radio programs originally produced between 1938 and 1945
Little house on the prairie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this moving, two-part episode the Ingalls have moved to the city in the hopes of making a better living. While the city offers more money, it is a harsh place ruled by the heartless and corrupt Mr. Standish who rules everyone, and everything in town with an iron hand. Ray Boger stars as an old man who inadvertently helps the Ingalls and their neighbors decide to return to Walnut Grove
The adventures of Jim Bowie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series was based on the life of a real-life American folk hero and Western frontiersman wo invented the damous Bowie knife after an attack by a fierce Grizzly bear in which his rifle jammed at a critical moment in the fight. Against the backdrop of 1830s French-American New Orleans and backwoods Louisiana Territory, the famous and wealthy young planter, Jim Bowie forges the frontier, diligently pursues lawbreakers and battles social injustice
The gun and the pulpit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gunslinger with a price on his head discovers the body of a traveling minister. Fearing those who follow him, he assumes the identity of the dead minister
Lonely are the brave by Edward Abbey( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cowboy tries to spring his friend from jail and ends up on the run alone. The sheriff, however, must bring him to justice despite his own sympathy for the renegade
One foot in Hell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ulterior motive lurks beneath the sheriff's badge in an unsuspecting small town still recovering from the Civil War
Das war der wilde Westen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1961 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )
1 edition published in 1965 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Never help the devil Fandango ; The long weekend ; The education of Sarah Jane ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Never help the Devil: Paladin agrees to escort an injured gunfighter to the sheriff in Santa Fe, but vengeance-seeking townspeople have other ideas. Fandango: Paladin helps arrest two condemned youths who murdered a young man, but he believes they are too young to be hanged. The long weekend: Silver miner Shep Montrose is a terror to the denizens of Sunshine Creek. Paladin is hired to keep the huge mountain man in line. The education of Sarah Jane: Two young people caught up in a family feud gradually forget their hatred for one another, with help from Paladin
Inner sanctum three classic stories by Boris Karloff( Recording )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Judas' clock, a mystery involving a clock which runs only when Judas' 30 pieces of silver are in the weights
Mr. Chameleon the perfect maid murder case ( Recording )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sword in the stone (DVD) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disney proudly presents the 50th anniversary edition of a spellbinding and beloved animated classic. Take an amazing journey with a young orphan named 'Wart' and the extraordinary wizard Merlin. According to legend, only someone with the purest character and inner strength can pull the enchanted sword from the stone and claim the throne of England. Armed with newfound confidence and the power of friendship, Wart discovers his destiny and learns the best magic is the kind found inside the soul
Die fünf Geächteten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1967 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Swensen, Karl 1908-1978
Languages
English (40)
German (3)
Japanese (1)
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