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Ford, Glenn 1916-2006

Overview
Works: 578 works in 1,700 publications in 7 languages and 24,186 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Western films  History  Historical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Other, Speaker, Costume designer, wpr, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Glenn Ford
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( Visual )

32 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students
Midway( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle of the Pacific, at Midway Island. While fictional, the film uses a great deal of documentary footage of the actual battle, featuring hundreds of ships of all sizes, from patrol boats to battleships and multiple carriers with hundreds of aircraft. US forces get wind of an imminent Japanese action and tries to sort fact from fiction, while the Japanese plan and execute their own attack plans. An epic on a grand scale that incorporates a huge cast, the film emphasizes the sheer scale of battles fought in the Pacific theater, which even when victorious, cost hundreds of lives
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

46 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Pocketful of miracles by Bette Davis( Visual )

47 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging apple seller poses as a wealthy grande dame to help her daughter marry into a legitimately wealthy family. A comic collection of gangsters help her in her charade
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
The courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is difficult for Tom Corbett as he and his son, Eddie, try to recover from the loss of his wife. The courtship process brings father and son together with renewed hope and enthusiasm for the future
Jubal by Delmer Daves( Visual )

21 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Found grievously injured by rancher Shep Horgan, Jubal Troop, a man who's life has been dogged by bad luck, is offered a job as a cowhand
Cowboy by Delmer Daves( Visual )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Reece is a range-hardened trail boss who has just arrived in Chicago after months on the plains. When he loses all his money in a high-stakes poker game, he reluctantly accepts a $3,800 loan from hotel desk clerk Frank Harris in exchange for a piece of his cattle business. Frank, a would-be cowboy, has fallen hopelessly in love with Maria Vidal, the voluptuous daughter of a wealthy Mexican rancher. Though her father forbids the lovers from seeing each other again, Frank holds Tom to their partnership agreement, and forces the feisty wrangler to take him on the cattle drive to Maria's hometown of Guadalupe. There, the two men find all the excitement they can handle
4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peace( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman III: Superman III reveals the answer and adds a third all-star chapter to the amazing adventures of Superman. Gus Gorman is a genial half-wit who just happens to be a natural-born genius at computer programming. In his hands, a computer keyboard turns into a deadly weapon and soon, Superman faces the microelectronic menace of his career
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
The man from Colorado by Henry Levin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sadistic Civil War vet (Ford), now a judge, teeters on the brink of insanity-- and a town is on the edge of revolt. Only one man, the marshall (Holden), stands between them in this powerful western which delves into the devasting psychological effects of war
The loves of Carmen by Mei li mei( Visual )

17 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-Century Spain. Carmen is an amoral gypsy with a penchant for trouble and temporary love affairs. Young, respectable Dragoon Don Jose falls hard for the willful, sexy Carmen, but soon finds himself embroiled in her bohemian lifestyle and criminal ways. After killing his commanding officer in a duel, Jose and Carmen flee to a mountainous gypsy hideout
The Four horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world in 1938 was poised on the brink of WW II. Julio Madariaga brought together three generations of his wealthy family to celebrate their unity, only to discover that the Nazis had torn them apart
Gilda( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deceitful woman plays with the lives of her husband, his crime lord boss, and his right-hand man
 
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Alternative Names
Ford, Glenn

Ford, Glenn Jr

Ford, Gwyllyn.

Ford, Gwyllyn 1916-2006

Ford, Gwyllyn Samuel Newton.

Ford, Gwyllyn Samuel Newton 1916-2006

Glen Ford

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Glenn Ford Canadees filmacteur (1916-2006)

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Glenn Ford US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Newton, Gwyllyn Samuel 1916-2006

Γκλεν Φορντ Καναδός ηθοποιός

Глен Форд

Гленн Форд

Форд, Гленн

גלן פורד שחקן אמריקאי

جلين فورد

قلن فورد

گلن فورد

گلین فورڈ

グレン・フォード

格伦·福特

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Blackboard jungleThe big heatPocketful of miraclesThe courtship of Eddie's fatherJubalCowboy4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peaceThe man from Colorado