WorldCat Identities

Franz, Arthur 1920-2006

Overview
Works: 60 works in 115 publications in 3 languages and 2,224 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Naval history  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Arthur Franz, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Arthur Franz
The Young Lions by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marlon Brando captures the contradictions and complexities of a decent man who becomes a Nazi officer. The film tells the story of World War II from both sides: the American, represented by Clift and Martin, and the German, made tragically vivid by Brando
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 421 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 )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Spanish 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
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet the invisible man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 124 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
Monsters and madmen ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 122 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
Columbia Pictures film noir classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 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
The sniper ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 94 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
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crusading publisher Austin Spenser wants to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence. Spencer talks his prospective son-in-law Tom Garrett into participating in a hoax, the better to expose the alleged ineptitude of conviction-happy DA. Tom will plant clues indicating that he is the murderer of a nightclub dancer, then stand trial for murder; just as the jury reaches its inevitable guilty verdict, Spencer will step forth to reveal the set-up and humiliate the DA. Somewhat surprisingly, Tom eagerly agrees to this subterfuge. Unfortunately, an unforeseen event renders their perfectly formed scheme useless
First man into space ; The atomic submarine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First man into space: A cocky test pilot disobeys orders and takes his experimental aircraft higher than anyone has flow before. Bombarded by cosmic rays, he crashes to Earth as a murderous creature
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 atomic submarine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Monster on the campus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 50 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
The Caine mutiny by Herman Wouk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A combat-weary, paranoic Captain Queeg, loses his nerve during a typhoon and is relieved of command by his first officer
Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet the invisible man ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comic thriller in which Abbott and Costello help an accused killer (who can make himself invisible) prove his innocence
Abbott & Costello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 26 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
Flight to Mars ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expedition team lands on the planet Mars and discovers an advanced underground society
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
Sisters of death ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During an all-girl secret society initiation, one of the new members is killed playing Russian Roulette. Many years later the survivors are invited to a reunion at a a lavish estate
From the depths double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Narrated by Arthur Franz, this true-life adventure examines the history of the Loch Ness legend and records a modern day search for the fabled monster. An actual sighting of the monster is photographed from a submarine."--Container
Eight iron men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a small squadron awaits orders to move out, they bicker and daydream to pass the time. When one of their own is trapped by enemy fire and can't get back from patrol, the soldiers fight over whether, how, and who should try to rescue him. Sergeant Mooney receives orders to move his troops, but his men harangue him about leaving one man behind, and tough-as-nails Mooney has to decide between disregarding direct orders and preserving his tiny, battle-scarred unit
 
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Languages
English (68)
Spanish (6)
French (1)
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