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McLaglen, Victor 1886-1959

Overview
Works: 171 works in 470 publications in 7 languages and 11,186 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Musical films 
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Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The quiet man by John Ford ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Ford's The Quiet Man celebrates one of Hollywood's most romantic and enduring epics. The first American feature to be filmed in Ireland's picturesque countryside, Ford richly imbued this masterpiece with his love of Ireland and its people. Sean Thornton is an American boxer who swears off fighting after he accidentally kills an opponent in the ring. Returning to the Irish town of his youth, he finds happiness when he falls in love with the fiery Mary Kate
Gunga Din by George Stevens ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three soldier-comrades in 19th century India are battling savage punjabs. Waterboy, Gunga Din, saves the day. Based on the poem by Rudyard Kipling
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and French and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
The Informer by John Ford ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate
Rio Grande by John Ford ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
Fort Apache by John Ford ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and French and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
Rudyard Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie by John Ford ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American girl arrives in India to live with her Colonel grandfather and teaches the adults that there are other ways than war to solve problems
The lost patrol by John Ford ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terse drama about British cavalryman lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors. This film established John Ford's reputation as a director internationally
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torch singer: Claudette Colbert plays a sexy radio chanteuse who passes her time with an entourage of drunken debauched friends while raising her child born out of wedlock. The Code prohibited stories of illicit love and drunkenness
The princess and the pirate ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvester the Great is a 17th-century entertainer with an act so atrocious, he's exiled from England. Aboard a ship bound for America, he finds himself falling for the beautiful Princess Margaret, a woman uninterested in love - not to mention his lousy one-liners. But when an evil band of pirates attack the ship and capture the princess, her only hope is the cowardly Sylvester. Now he has to stop cracking jokes and muster the courage to rescue his royal love
Rudyard Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American girl arrives in India to live with her Colonel grandfather and teaches the adults that there are other ways than war to solve problems
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The searchers, a Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughter
Hangman's house ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hangman's house: Before he dies, a father tries to marry off his daughter to a man she despises. Meanwhile, the exiled patriot Hogan returns to Ireland to kill the man responsible for his sister's suicide-- her fiance. 3 bad men: A young woman and her father travel west with a wagon train. After her father is murdered, she enlists the help of three outlaws to finish his dream of participating in the land rush
Whistle stop ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ava Gardner (in her first leading role) plays a woman who chooses a villainous playboy (Tom Conway) over a shiftless poolroom bum (George Raft). When Raft decides to turn honest, events conspire against him. Finally Raft and Gardner get together
Dishonored ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marlene Dietrich plays the role of a spy, Agent X-27, in this 1931 release. Dietrich is recruited by the Austrian Secret Service to feret out secrets from the enemy and altering the course of the war until she meets up with Kranau (McLaglen), the Russian agent
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gunga Din: Cheeky British soldiers combat a murderous sect in colonial India
Hangman's house 3 bad men ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hangman's house: Forced by her mean-spirited father, Lord Chief Justice James O'Brien (Hobart Bosworth), to marry a man she doesn't love
Let freedom ring ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1868 west, Nelson Eddy sings and fights for freedom
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Laglen Victor 1886-1959
Maclaglen Victor 1886-1959
Mc Laglen Victor 1886-1959
McLaglen, Victor
McLaglen, Victor 1886-1959
Languages
English (212)
French (22)
Spanish (19)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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