WorldCat Identities

Ballard, Lucien 1908-1988

Overview
Works: 109 works in 320 publications in 9 languages and 5,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Film noir  History  Historical films  Biography  Crime films  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lucien Ballard
 
Most widely held works by Lucien Ballard
True Grit by Charles Portis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,011 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 )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of small-time crooks plan a daring race-track robbery--but their well-laid plans go awry
Junior Bonner by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Bonner vuelve a su pueblo natal de Arizona para despedirse del mundo del rodeo, con una última actuación delante de los suyos. También tratará de hacer las paces con su familia, a la que abandonó años atrás, pero las cosas no serán fáciles con su padre, un hombre con problemas con la bebida
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nevada Smith is a rugged innocent boy born in the 1890s during California's gold rush. His Native American mother and white father are murdered and he sets out for revenge
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 204 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
Mikey and Nicky by Elaine May( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 196 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 188 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
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
Murder by contract( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 104 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
Boeing (707) Boeing (707) by Marc Camoletti( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 100 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
City of fear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 94 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 by Rod Steiger( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrato del legendario gángster de Chicago, que relata diversos episodios de su vida, desde su primer trabajo en el que cobraba 75 dólares a la semana hasta su ingreso en prisión. Filmada en blanco y negro con un estilo cuasidocumental, la crítica aclamó la poderosa interpretación de Steiger, la fotografía de Ballard y la dirección objetiva de Wilson
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Husband and wife bank robbers flee across Texas from corrupt politicians and the state police
The killer is loose( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 45 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
The party by Blake Edwards( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den klodsede skuespiller inviteres ved et uheld med til producenten Fred Clutterbucks fine Hollywood-party, hvor han gør sig særdeles uheldigt bemærket
Ride the high country by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two ageing - but mythically ageless - gunmen caught out of time in the West where the horseless carriage has arrived, accept one last job - transporting gold. The embittered idealism of McCrea and the worldly, if ultimately honourable, pragmatism of Scott, express the divided spirit of the American West. This spirit is severely tested in the course of the journey to the grotesque world of the mining camp and the return from the high country to an archetypal last stand in an autumnal landscape
Dear Brigitte( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college professor discovers that his son not only has a brain that can best computers, the boy can also compute race track odds for fun and immense profit. But the boy genius, it turns out, has interests beyond mathematics: he'll do anything to meet the woman of his dreams, French actress Brigitte Bardot
Drum( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hammond Maxwell is the son of a slave owner who buys Drum and Blaise from Drum's mother who is the hostess of a bordello. Drum's girlfriend Regine is also purchased to be a mistress for Maxwell, but Augusta Chauvet, who has designs on him is opposed to that plan. After stoically enduring all the indignities he can take, Drum finally snaps and a violent slave revolt follows."--TCM website
A Time for dying( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of youthful innocence and foolish bravado, set in the Old West in the time of the famous outlaw judge, Judge Roy Bean
 
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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

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The killingNevada SmithThe wild bunchMurder by contract