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Foreman, Carl

Overview
Works: 205 works in 669 publications in 6 languages and 12,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Biography  War stories  Fiction  Interviews  Motion picture plays  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Producer, Production personnel, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Conceptor, Former owner, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about  Carl Foreman Publications about Carl Foreman
Publications by  Carl Foreman Publications by Carl Foreman
posthumous Publications by Carl Foreman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Carl Foreman
High noon by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his gang to take revenge
The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Born free by James Hill ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When game warden George Adamson is forced to kill a lion and lioness, he and his wife Joy adopt their three cubs. Two are sent off to zoos but the third is kept, a female they name Elsa. When Elsa is fully grown, the Adamsons realize she must be taught to survive on her own
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cyrano de Bergerac is a 17th century French soldier-poet and swordsman who loves his cousin Roxane, but believes she will never love him because of his enormous nose. He courts and wins her, not for himself, but for his inexperienced and prosaic friend, Christian, who dies in battle. Years later, as Cyrano himself is dying, he confesses his love to Roxane, who suddenly realizes that it was Cyrano's words she had heard from Christian, and Cyrano that she had always loved
Mackenna's gold by J. Lee Thompson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Arizona Territory of the 1870's, Marshal Sam Mackenna is the only living person who knows the tortuous route to the fabulous "Canon del Oro". During his journey, Mackenna is captured by Colorado, a brutal Mexican bandit who has long sought his death. But, if Mackenna is to lead the cutthroat gang to the lost treasure, Colorado must keep him alive
Young man with a horn by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This "white hot drama about a red-hot jazzman" stars Kirk Douglas as talented, troubled hornsman Rick Martin. Rick's talent carries him from honkey-tonks to posh supper clubs...until his desperate search for the ilusive high note trapped in his mind but impossible to play starts him on a booze-soaked slide into the gutter
Champion by Mark Robson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero
High noon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just as a lawman prepares to leave his dangerous career and settle down with a new bride, a vicious killer returns to town seeking vengeance
The men by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A war veteran paralyzed in combat returns home and finds he will never walk again, bitterly refusing to see his fiancé. She must force him to confront reality and break his physical and emotional confinement. When feeling starts to return to his legs, it could be his last hope, or final downfall
When time ran out-- ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A South Pacific island's dormant volcano unexpectedly erupts in fury. Tourists are surprised by a volcanic eruption in a lonesome hotel in the Caribic. Shelby Gilmore is the hotel owner who ignores all the warnings and advises his guests to wait for a rescue team. Hank is a wildcat oil driller who gathers a small group of followers and heads toward higher ground. Kay Kirby is a PR executive who must choose between the two men
Young winston ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Attenborough's examination of the early life of Winston Churchill, up until his early days at Parliament, and before his marriage is a fascinating look at the formative years of one of the greatest politicians and most influential world leaders in recent history. This film has been newly remastered
Home of the brave by Mark Robson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For black GI Peter Moss (James Edwards), the war never ends. Paralyzed from the waist down, he wages a battle against horrifying memories of the treacherous undergrowth of South Pacific jungle of Japanese snipers, and the virulent racism of his soldier comrades
Young Winston: the screenplay of the film by Carl Foreman ( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 Uhr mittags High noon. Fred Zinnemann - ein Hollywood-Regisseur / ein Film von Charlotte Kerr. ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Am Tag seiner Hochzeit steht Sheriff Kane vor einer schweren Gewissensentscheidung: Eigentlich wollte er mit seiner jungen Frau Amy die Stadt verlassen, doch der gefürchtete Mörder Miller soll mit dem Mittagszug in Hadleyville eintreffen, um sich für sieben Jahre Zuchthaus zu rächen. Soll Kane sich, von seinen Mitbürgern allein gelassen, dem Gangster Miller und seinen drei Komplizen stellen oder Amys Bitten nachgeben, die als Quäkerin jede Form der Gewalt verabscheut? Als um zwölf Uhr mittags der Zug in der glühenden Hitze im Bahnhof einrollt, schlägt die Stunde der Entscheidung ... (DVD-Hülle)
Le train sifflera trois fois by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Alors qu'il doit combattre un ennemi mortel de longue date, un shérif se rend compte que toute la ville refuse de l'aider
Word into image : portraits of American screenwriters : transcripts of the award winning film series ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Know your enemy-- Japan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how the religious, political, cultural, and economic history of Japan contributed toward making her a formidable foe. Intended to show the American serviceman the fighting characteristics of his Japanese counterpart
Clay pigeon (1949) shooting script by Carl Foreman ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleeping tiger by Joseph Losey ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychotherapist decides to try and rehabilitate an ex-convict by inviting him into his home, in order to work with him in exchange for not turning him into the police, for his attempted break-in. The therapist's wife is, at first, resentful of his presence in her home and treats the man poorly. Eventually, the woman grows intrigued by the man and his past and she then throws herself at him, in the hopes he will take her away from her mundane life. When the ex-convict decides to rebuke her advances and try to live a straight and honest life, the wife takes steps to gain revenge for her rejection
 
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Alternative Names
Foreman, Carl 1914-1984
Frye, Derek.
Frye, Derek 1914-1984
Languages
English (313)
German (23)
French (9)
Spanish (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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