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Martin, Strother 1919-1980

Overview
Works: 103 works in 208 publications in 3 languages and 12,459 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Western films  Film and video adaptations  Humorous stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Strother Martin
 
Most widely held works by Strother Martin
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by William Goldman( Visual )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blends adventure, romance and comedy to tell the story of the West's most likeable outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as they set out for Bolivia with the law on their heels
Cool hand Luke by Robert Drivas( Visual )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society, and now, he's on a chain gang. He's a likable enough guy, always smiling, always ready for a little fun. He eats 50 hard-boiled eggs on a bet and collects all the money in the camp. He's more or less like the people he hangs around with, except he won't be pushed. He knows his own mind. This makes him the only prisoner with guts enough to talk back to the bosses and the only one with nerve enough to escape. That Luke, he's a cool hand
True grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Wayne stars as the drunken, uncouth, and totally fearless one-eyed U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn. Rooster is hired by a headstrong young girl (Kim Darby) to find the man who murdered her father and stole the family savings. When Cogburn's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfigher, sparks fly. And the situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger (Glen Campbell) joins the party
The shaggy dog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wilby Daniels was just an ordinary teenager until a magical ring accidentally transforms him into a sheepdog ... whose owner is the leader of a plot to destroy the Space Program! The first live-action comedy Walt Disney produced. B & W and color versions
Rooster Cogburn and the lady by John Wayne( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rough-edged deputy marshall teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
The ballad of Cable Hogue by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Left to die by his two prospecting partners, Cable Hogue starts his long walk across the parched Arizona landscape. After a few dry days, he can barely crawl but then he finds something more precious than gold: a water hole. Hogue settles in and makes his fortune selling water to thirsty travelers, and patiently waits for the desert rats who betrayed him to drop by for a drink
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While driving down a lonely road late one evening, Hammer picks up a beautiful blonde hitchhiker, dressed in nothing but a raincoat. At first, Hammer assumes that the incoherent girl is an escaped lunatic; his mind is changed for him when he and the girl are abducted by two thugs. The men torture the girl to death as the semiconscious Hammer watches helplessly. He himself escapes extermination when the murderers' car topples off a cliff and he is thrown clear. Seeking vengeance, Hammer tries to discover the secret behind the girl's murder
Hard times ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Bronson demonstrates exactly what tough is in this two-fisted action drama about a drifter suddenly caught up in the fight game during the Great Depression. Chaney, a down-on-his-luck loner, hops a freight train to New Orleans where, on the seedier side of town, he tries to make some quick money the only way he knows how-- with his fists. Chaney approaches a hustler named Speed and convinces him that he can win big money for them both. Chaney wins a few tough illegal fights bare-fisted but Speed's carelessness with his money and indebtedness to a gang of thugs forces Chaney to fight one last match with Street, a huge monster of a man. The final bout is a no-holds-barred, knock-down, drag-out fight that Bronson fans will love
The Ransom of Red Chief ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story about two men who kidnap a mischievous boy and request a large ransom for his return, but the boy turns the tables on his captors
The villain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A funny screwball gunslinger comedy with Kirk Douglas as the ne'er-do-well highwayman, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Handsome Stranger and Ann-Margret as the lusty Miss Charming Jones
Cheech & Chong's Up in smoke by Lou Adler( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two free-spirited bums, traveling in a van made of pot, experience sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll
Hannie Caulder ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman swears revenge on the men who raped her and killed her husband. At first, she has more heart than know-how, but once a bounty hunter arrives in town, he teaches her how to use a gun. She straps on her .45 and sets out to put a few notches in its handle
Cheech & Chong Up in smoke ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Up in smoke: Cheech and Chong meet up by chance on the highway somewhere in California. They go in search of some dope and are accidentally deported to Mexico where in their desperation to get home they agree to drive a van back to the States so they can get back in time for a gig they are due to play. The two make their way back to the States after having acquired a couple of female hitchhikers and avoiding the cops whom they are not even aware are following them
The shaggy dog The shaggy D.A ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The shaggy D.A.: Wilby's all grown up now, with a wife and a son. Unfortunately, he's still subject to furry transformation every time the inscription on an ancient scarab ring is read aloud ... not a comforting prospect when you're a candidate for District Attorney!
The deadly companions ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex Union Army officer, a Confederate deserter, an eager young gunslinger and a former dance hall hostess plan to rob a bank, but each has their own private agenda: revenge, lust, greed and loathing which do not mix well
John Wayne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The war wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger and a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time
Classic westerns collector's set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four western films on one DVD
Slap shot by George Roy Hill( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Newman stars as the coach of the Chiefs - a struggling minor-league hockey team - in the hilarious comedy Slap Shot about the world of professional sports. To build up attendance at their games, management signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition. Slap Shot's hardhitting action, memorable lines and unforgettable characters have made this classic one of the all-time best sports movies ever!
The Ransom of Red Chief ; &, the revenge of Red Chief ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ransom of Red Chief: Tells a story about two men who kidnap a mischievous boy and request a large ransom for his return, but the boy turns the tables on his captors. The Revenge of Red Chief: Two con men create a fake rain-making machine
 
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Alternative Names
Martin, Strather 1919-1980
Languages
English (111)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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