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Marton, Andrew 1904-1992

Works: 75 works in 352 publications in 7 languages and 4,010 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Science fiction films  Disaster films 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager , Performer, fmd, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Andrew Marton
Most widely held works by Andrew Marton
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

125 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the June 6th, 1944 WW II invasion of Normandy, France, from the both the Allied and Axis perspectives
Crack in the world by Andrew Marton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth causes a catastrophic crack in the Earth's crust
Clarence the cross-eyed lion( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animal doctor studying African wildlife assisted by his teenage daughter is plagued by poachers plotting to kill the gorillas on his game preserve in this broadly humorous family film
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Guadalcanal during World War II, a private and his sergeant clash during the heat of battle with the Japanese." ... focuses on two American soldiers ..., the newlywed draftee Private Doll (Dullea) and Sergeant Welch (Warden), the hardened veteran. Doll is determined to survive whatever the cost, disobeying orders if it will improve his chances; Welch is dutiful yet calculating, resorting to deliberate acts of madness to toughen up his troops by showing them war's own absurdity by example. The clash between the private and the sergeant thus becomes the core to the film, focusing on the "thin red line" between sanity and insanity and depicting how that line blurs for both protagonists. [What follows are a series of poorly planned attacks, in which Doll saves the day, time after time; eventually leading to the taking of the Elephant in the battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. Sgt. Welsh, Doll's immediate line officer grows an affinity for Doll, helping him through his first Kill, but never quite allowing himself to admit his admiration for the young soldier]. The final scene of the movie brings home the true horror of war and the meaninglessness of it all. As directed by veteran Andrew Marton, the film is at its best during sweeping battle sequences capturing the gritty horror of hand-to-hand combat, as the Americans try to take an impregnable wall of caves held by the Japanese enemy. Less successful are portentous scenes and dialogue that underscore this evident parable with a heavy hand; there's a self-conscious art film spin that misfires ..."--Sam Sutherland
Green fire( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go into a mountain poor, come out rich. Rian Mitchell has spent years chasing a fortune and now in the Andes, he may have found a fabled emerald mine of the Conquistadors. He may also have found something more precious: the love of coffee plantation owner Catherine Knowland, if his greed doesn't drive her from him
Men of the fighting lady( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korean War drama about the day-in, day-out exploits of the crew of an aircraft carrier stationed off Korea in the Sea of Japan
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes in the night. Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry. Kennel murder case. Detective Philo Vance grapples with a classic sealed-room murder mystery involving participants in a snooty Long Island dog show. The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The spy in white: Set in Turkey this spy thriller is about two guards who lose their jobs when they get into a fight with an Arab prince who tries to seduce one of their girl friends and discover that the prince is about to overthrow the Turkish government
Wā Islāmāh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in Arabic and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historic tale ... [of] when the Mamlouks ruled Egypt. The heir to their throne is chased out of the country by the invading Tartars and struggles to regain her throne, protect her country and find her long lost love."--Container
El Día más largo( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El 16 de junio de 1944, la invansión aliada de Francia marca el comienzo del fin de la dominación nazi sobre Europa. Este ataque implicó 11000 aviones y 4000 barcos, siendo ésta la mayor armada que el mundo jamás hubiera visto. Presentada en versión original en blanco y negro, con un reparto inmejorable, "El día más largo" es una recepción exacta de este hecho histórico
Il giorno più lungo by Ken Annakin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il 6 giugno 1944 fu il D-Day, il giorno dello sbarco anglo-americano in Normandia che colse di sorpresa l'agguerrita Wehrmacht della Germani nazista. Varie fasi dell'impresa: l'occupazione di Saint-Mére Eglise e l'avanzata sulla spiaggia. (Morandini)
Le Jour le plus long by Ken Annakin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le 5 juin 1944, les Alliés s'apprêtent à envahir l'Europe. La mauvaise température porte les Allemands à douter de la possibilité d'un assaut imminent. Des troupes aéroportés sont d'abord lâchées dans l'intérieur près de la côte; l'ennemi croit qu'il ne s'agit que de raids de commandos. Puis des vageus d'assaut débarquent sur les plages de Normandie et finissent par y prendre pied fermement. L'invasion est commencée
The wild north( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Canadian mountains, a trapper is accused of a crime and goes on the run. He is pursued by a determined lawman
Around the world under the sea by Andrew Marton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocalyptic tidal waves caused by earthquakes threaten to destroy the world's coastal cities, and the fate of the earth is in the hands of six scientists. In its state-of-the-art nuclear powered submarine, the intrepid team confronts all the wonders and terrors of the deep: rock formations that are both beautiful and treacherous; a giant moray eel; and a spouting volcano sucking them into its fiery crater
Las minas del Rey Salomón( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una remilgada dama inglesa contrata al explorador Quatermain en un safari por el corazón de África, para buscar a su marido desaparecido mientras buscaba las míticas minas de diamantes del rey Salomón
Seven Wonders of the World by John Romer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the legendary Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as a launching point, writer and broadcaster Lowell Thomas boards a converted B-25 and takes the viewer to a number of "the wonders of the modern world", including such sites as the Parthenon in Athens, the bridges of New York, Angel Falls, Venezuela, and a live volcano in East Africa
The devil makes three( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capt. Jeff Eliot (Gene Kelly) roams the tawdry dives of post-war Munich searching for a delicate young beauty named Wilhelmina (Pier Angeli), the only survivor of the family that hid him from the Nazis after his plane was shot down during the war. He wants to help her. She wants to use him to smuggle contraband into Austria. But what looks like a small-time black market scheme hides something far more sinister: a vicious, well-financed conspiracy to revive the Third Reich
It happened in Athens( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1896, a Greek actress hungry for publicity publicly announces that she will marry the winner of the local marathon. She believes her true love is a shoo-in, but when a poor shepherd wins the race, the actress is forced to make good on her promise
Gallant Bess( Visual )

2 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bess is an injured mare rescued by a Seabee during World War II on a South Pacific Island. Bess becomes a heroine, saving the Seabees from a Japanese attack
Andrew Marton by Andrew Marton( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Andrew Marton Amerikaans filmregisseur

Andrew Marton cinéaste américain

Andrew Marton Film director

Andrew Marton regista, montatore e produttore cinematografico ungherese naturalizzato statunitense

Andrew Marton ungarisch-US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Produzent und Redakteur

Marton, Endre

Marton, Endre 1904-1992

Marton Endre (filmrendező)

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