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Franz, Arthur 1920-2006

Overview
Works: 118 works in 193 publications in 1 language and 2,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Legal films  Crime films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Naval history  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Arthur Franz
The Young Lions by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of World War II from the American and the German perspectives
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

27 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 453 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!
Hellcats of the Navy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true incident, World War II submarine Commander Casey Abbott leads a daring mission to enter the heavily mined Tsushima Straits to sever a vital link between the Asiatic mainland and the Japanese home islands
Columbia Pictures film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sniper: San Francisco delivery van driver Edward Miller is unable to control his hatred of the women who reject him and the intense jealousy he feels whenever he sees lovers together. When he goes on a killing spree, the police must try and discover who he is. The big heat: A policeman is driven by grief to wage a relentless vendetta against a mobster. 5 against the house: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious. The lineup: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco. Murder by contract: A hit man discovers his next target is a woman
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most successful G.I. films of its time this film ranges over the invasion of Tarawa and Iwo Jima culminating in the capture of Mt. Suribachi during the latter stages of the Pacific War. John Wayne mixes authoritarianism and paternalism as a tough sergeant leading a small group of raw recruits into battle hardened maturity. It is Wayne's dominating performance and the attention that was paid to accuracy in the staging of the battles that lifts the film above some of the cliches inherent in the script
Monsters and madmen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atomic submarine: When the nuclear-powered submarine the Tiger Shark sets out to investigate a series of naval disasters near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged by electrical storms, an unidentified floating saucer, and lots of hairy tentacles
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guilty - beyond a reasonable doubt - such is the incontrovertible law which pardons the innocent and condemns the guilty. But just how fallible is the process of law? To what extent can deceit, prejudice and the cruel powers of fate intervene to set a murderer free, or send an innocent man to the electric chair
The sniper by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco delivery van driver Edward Miller is unable to control his hatred of the women who reject him and the intense jealousy he feels whenever he sees lovers together. When he goes on a killing spree, the police must try and discover who he is
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet the invisible man( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic thriller in which Abbott and Costello help an accused killer (who can make himself invisible) prove his innocence. Newly-graduated private eyes Bud & Lou go undercover in the boxing world to prove the young man's innocence
First man into space ; The atomic submarine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atomic Submarine: A series of mysterious sinkings plagues the northern seas. Great trans-arctic submarine liners are vanishing without a trace! The nuclear powered U.S.S. Tiger Shark, the most advanced sub in the fleet, has been undergoing around-the-clock modifications to prepare for an urgent top-secret mission: to discover the cause of the Arctic disasters, and put an end to it!
Atomic submarine( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a nuclear-powered submarine, the Tiger Shark, sets out to investigate a series of mysterious disappearances near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged by electrical storms, an Unidentified Floating Saucer, and lots of hairy tentacles
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, onboard a ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced. A ship's captain is removed from his command by his executive officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it comes to light that Captain Queeg was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must then decide if the Caine Mutiny is a criminal act or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her captain
The classic sci-fi ultimate collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarantula: an experiment to create a growth formula that could end starvation -- Mole people: three scientists stumble upon a tyrannical tribe of albinos who have enslaved a mutant race of mole people -- Incredible shrinking man: an ordinary business man is exposed to a radioactive mist and finds his size diminishing -- Monolith Monsters: a geologist and a scientist must find a way to stop the effects of killer-outer space rocks -- Monster on campus: A discovery of a prehistoric fish that turns animals and humans into bloodthirsty monsters that come into contact it
The invisible man : complete legacy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monster on the campus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paleontology professor acquires a newly discovered specimen of a prehistoric fish. While examining the find he is accidentally exposed to it's blood, turning him into a murderous Neanderthal
Abbott and Costello meet the monsters collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comedy meets horror when the screen's funniest duo, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, encounter Universal's classic monsters ..."--Container
Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet the invisible man by Charles Lamont( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic thriller in which Abbott and Costello help an accused killer (who can make himself invisible) prove his innocence
The 4-movie combat classics collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war lover: In England during World War II, bomber pilots fall for the same girl, but only one will make it through the war to ask for her hand. Hellcats of the Navy: Highlights the daring exploits of a submarine commander whose mission is to chart the minefields in the waters of Japan during World War II. This is Ronald and Nancy Reagan's only screen appearance together. Anzio: A war correspondent paints a vivid portrait of one of the bloodiest and most heroic World War II battles ever fought. The night of the generals: The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
Abbott & Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion: Bud and Lou head to Algeria on business and are tricked into joining the Foreign Legion. Abbott and Costello meet the Invisible Man: As novice private detectives, Bud and Lou come face to face with the Invisible Man. Lou discovers he is heir to a secret gold fortune and the boys head to Kentucky to claim it. Lost in Alaska: Bud and Lou save an ex-sheriff, then discovers he is the target of every hitman in the Yukon
Bad for each other : the glass wall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass wall: A European man who is desperate to immigrate to America, stows away and dodges quarantine to enlist the help of a pretty, down-on-her-luck jazz musician he helped in the war
 
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Alternative Names
Arthur Franz acteur américain

Arthur Franz Amerikaans acteur (1920-2006)

Arthur Franz amerikansk skådespelare

Arthur Franz amerikansk skodespelar

Arthur Franz amerikansk skuespiller

Arthur Franz attore statunitense

Arthur Franz US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Артур Франц

آرتور فرانتس بازیگر آمریکایی

آرثر فرانز ممثل أمريكي

Languages
English (72)

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Columbia Pictures film noir classicsThe sniperThe Caine mutiny