WorldCat Identities

Elam, Jack 1920-2003

Works: 213 works in 453 publications in 4 languages and 12,982 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Spaghetti Westerns  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  History  Western television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jack Elam
Most widely held works by Jack Elam
Once upon a time in the West by Sergio Leone( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad
Rio Lobo by Paramount (Calif.)( Visual )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular robbery of a Union pay train by Confederate guerillas leads to the train's colonel befriending the leaders of the robbery when the war ends. Together, they seek the Union traitors responsible for a string of Confederate train robberies
Support your local sheriff! by James Garner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
The Apple Dumpling Gang rides again by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's more trouble afoot as The Apple Dumpling Gang (Don Knotts and Tim Conway) can't stop causing trouble - and laughs - even when they give up their life of crime! First the ditsy duo is accused of bank robbery as they try to deposit a check. Then they join the U.S. Cavalry and wind up in the stockade for inadvertently blowing up their fort. Although they escape this mess, the witless team who could never shoot straight still can't seem to succeed in going straight. It's riotous, raucous fun as THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG RIDES AGAIN!
Support your local gunfighter by James Garner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Garner plays a gambler who runs away from a madam with marriage on her mind, and is mistaken for a gunfighter in the troubled town of Purgatory
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une jeune femme blonde court sur une route près de Los Angeles en pleine nuit, essayant désespérément de se faire prendre en stop, et parvient à arrêter la voiture du détective privé Mike Hammer. La femme, nue sous son trench, dit s'appeler Christina et s'être échappée d'un asile psychiatrique où on l'avait internée de force. Ils sont alors rattrapés par un groupe d'hommes qui les enlève ; Christina est torturée et tuée tandis que Mike est battu et laissé pour mort. Mais celui-ci survit miraculeusement et, sur son lit d'hôpital, décide d'enquêter, obsédé par les derniers mots de Christina : "Souvenez-vous de moi." ... (d'après la jaquette)
Hot lead & cold feet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-gun terror and his brother turn an old cowtown upside down. A blazing, rip-roaring riotus saga of brotherly competition in a winner-take-all battle for an inheritance
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired ranger and his three aged pals try to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff
Kansas City confidential by Phil Karlson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With three thugs as accomplices, disgruntled ex-cop Tim Foster, masterminds a foolproof million dollar bank robbery. But he's also hatched a scheme to double-cross his accomplices and frame an innocent man for the crime. Hapless truck driver, Joe Rolfe, becomes caught in Foster's corrupt plan. In order to set things right, Rolfe tries to clear his own name and seek vengeance on the bad guys, all while falling in love with Foster's daughter
Jubal by Delmer Daves( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, an honorable itinerant cattleman is befriended and hired by a bighearted ranch owner despite his unwillingness to talk about his past. When he becomes the object of the attentions of the owner's bored wife and is entrusted with a foreman's responsibilities, his presence starts to rankle a shifty fellow cowhand
Kung fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure continues for Kwai Chang Caine, a Shoalin priest trained in the wisdom and warfare of China's ancients, following life's path in the American west of the later 1800s
The Cheyenne social club( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheyenne Social Club: Saddle-weary Texans are surprised to find they've inherited a Wyoming brothel and must defend it against a gun-wielding gang. Firecreek: An outlaw preys on small towns, and a $2-a-month lawman must find the courage to stop him
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter (Wayne) arrests gambler Paul Regret (Whitman) but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a violent band of gunrunners and thieves known as the Comancheros. The last film of director Michael Curtiz (Casablanca)
The ransom of Red Chief by Bob Clark( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 235 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
Huckleberry Finn : [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HUCKLEBERRY FINN: After being kidnapped by his drunken father, Huck heads down the Mississippi with his buddy Jim and have many adventures. THE PROUD REBEL: After John Chandler's son goes mute following a tregedy, John searches for a doctor who can help him. Before he finds one, he and his family must work off a debt using their talented sheepdog, Lance. When a doctor is found, John has no money to pay for help for his son and must decide whether to sell Lance, which will devastate his son, or get the boy help. WALKING THUNDER: Fourteen year old Jacob and his family are stuck in the Rockies when a bear destroys their wagon on their way west. They meet a medicine man and a mountain man who teaches Jacob survival skills that he must use with the giant bear called Walking Thunder on the prowl
Kismet by Robert Wright( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows one fateful, fabulous day as a beggar-poet and his daughter cross paths with a wicked wazir, a wily temptress, a handsome prince, and a magical curse
The villain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 220 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
The decade you were born( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over-the-Hill Gang: With the help of three "over-the-hill" old pals, a retired Texas Ranger cleans up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff. Bonanza: When an Indian saves Ben Cartwright's life, Ben later gives the man and his family a few acres of farmland without realizing the land is next to a racist farmer
The Apple Dumpling Gang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple dumpling gang: A roving bachelor inherits three young orphans and a wealth of problems. When the kids discover a gold nugget they must fend off the greedy townspeople, so they join forces with bumbling outlaws to stage a robbery of the gold
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Once upon a time in the West
Alternative Names
Elam, Jack 1916-2003

Elam, William Scott 1920-2003

Jack Elam acteur américain

Jack Elam actor american

Jack Elam actor estadounidense

Jack Elam Amerikaans acteur (1920-2003)

Jack Elam amerikanesche Schauspiller

Jack Elam amerikansk skådespelare

Jack Elam amerikansk skodespelar

Jack Elam amerikansk skuespiller

Jack Elam attore statunitense

Jack Elam pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Jack Elam US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Джек Элам

جاك إلام ممثل أمريكي

جک ایلام بازیگر آمریکایی



English (171)

Italian (4)

French (2)

German (1)

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