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Foreman, Carl

Overview
Works: 181 works in 634 publications in 7 languages and 12,652 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  War stories  Fiction  Interviews  Motion picture plays  War films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Production personnel, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Former owner, Conceptor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Carl Foreman Publications by Carl Foreman
posthumous Publications by Carl Foreman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Carl Foreman
The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
High noon by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,791 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
High noon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
Born free by James Hill ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When game warden George Admson 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 J.-P Rappeneau ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 756 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 )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 471 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 )
13 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely little boy peeks into the window of a Skid Row dive. Mesmerized by the soaring magic played by a small jazz combo, he longs to create the same sounds. So with the guidance of a brilliant bluesman, the boy develops into a superb artist but as man, struggles with an impossible note trapped in his mind
Champion by Mark Robson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous boxer pursues professional success & sexual gratification, at any cost
The men by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 276 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 84 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 )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 78 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
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 )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 48 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 43 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
High noon by Carl Foreman ( Book )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence. DVD
Know your enemy-- Japan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in French and 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 31 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 (321)
German (28)
French (27)
Spanish (12)
Chinese (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (1)
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