WorldCat Identities

Ballard, Lucien 1908-1988

Overview
Works: 196 works in 343 publications in 7 languages and 6,511 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  Gangster films  Biography 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lucien Ballard
 
Most widely held works by Lucien Ballard
True Grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party
The killing by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of small-time crooks play a daring race-track robbery--but their well-laid plans go awry
Junior Bonner by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother and hard-drinking father. Now Junior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory."--Container
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nevada Smith is a rugged innocent boy born during the 1890s California gold rush to a Native American mother and white father. When he finds his parents murdered by vicious killers, he sets out to track them down
The desert rats( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
Mikey and Nicky by Elaine May( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicky has embezzled a fortune from his Mafia bosses and is on the run. Nicky's only friend, Mikey tries to help him escape; or will he lead him into a trap?
Orchestra wives by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbott. After marrying him, she joins the band's tour, and learns about life as an orchestra wife
Fixed bayonets!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a platoon during the Korean War. Sent with his unit to cover his division's retreat, untested Corporal Denny watches as one by one his superiors are killed. Eventually he must take command of the unit
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brual story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It protrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Let's make it legal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miriam and her chronic-gambler husband, Hugh are at the end of their marriage. Barbara, the daughter of the couple, hopes to bring her parents back together again, a prospect made more difficult when Miriams' old flame, Victor, now a millionaire, arrives in town. Hugh tries to win back his soon-to-be ex-wife, but to no avail. Ultimately, Miriam must choose between the financially solvent Victor and the impishly irresponisible Hugh
The sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day that a woman is buried, her four sons return home to pay their last respects
Boeing (707) Boeing (707)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the stage to the screen, the film follows the lives of American journalist Bernard Lawrence and his friend and fellow journalist Robert Reed in Paris. Bernard, the ultimate bachelor, is juggling romances with three different stewardesses who just happen to have three different schedules and nationalities. Robert is scheming to take over for his buddy after Bernard's job relocates him to another country
Murder by contract( Visual )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hired assassin's latest assignment is hard to get to, which leaves him time to think about the fact that this time, he has to kill a woman
City of fear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal escapes from jail with what he thinks is pure heroin, but is actually a radioactive powder. Now, the cops must find him before he exposes the whole city
Al Capone( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algunos le conocían como Caracortada, otros como el enemigo público numero uno... él era Al Capone, el gánster más famoso de todos los tiempos, el peor embajador de Chicago. La película relata sus inicios en el mundo del hampa así como su imparable ascenso e inevitable caída por evasión de impuestos, toda una ironía que acabó con la carrera delictiva del más prolífico criminal de la historia de los Estados Unidos
The killing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killing: A group of small-time crooks plan a daring race-track robbery, but their well-laid plans go awry
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery
The killer is loose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank teller is the inside man on a robbery. The teller's wife is accidentally shot and killed by a detective during the teller's arrest. He escapes to kill the detective's wife as retribution. Despite the detective's protest, the police decide to use his wife as a lure
Ride the high country by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two ageing - but mythically ageless- gunmen caught out-of-time in the fading days of the West, accept one last job - to transport gold. The jaded idealism of McCrea and the worldly pragmatism of Scott express the divided spirit of the old West. This spirit is severely tested in the course of the journey to the minimg camp, and the return from the high country to an archetypal last stand in an autumnal landscape
The rise and fall of Legs Diamond( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Diamond had the moves. Some were on the dance floor, where he earned the nickname Legs. Others were in the streets of New York, where he built a criminal empire in the Roaring '20s - and was the target of so many gangland shootouts he was also dubbed the Clay Pigeon."--Container
 
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True Grit
Alternative Names
Lucien Ballard Amerikaans director of photography (1908-1988)

Lucien Ballard caméraman américain

Lucien Ballard direttore della fotografia statunitense

Lucien Ballard US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Люсьен Баллар

لوسین بالارد

ルシアン・バラード

呂西安·巴拉德

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The killingNevada SmithThe wild bunchMurder by contract