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Calhoun, Rory 1922-1999

Overview
Works: 147 works in 286 publications in 6 languages and 3,268 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical drama  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Scenarist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rory Calhoun
River of no return by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his wife dies, Matt Calder and his young son begin a new life in the breathtaking, rugged Northwest wilderness, where Calder is robbed and beaten by ruthless gambler Harry Weston. When Weston's beautiful fianceĢe then decides to nurse Calder back to health, the insanely jealous Weston risks their lives by taking them all on a ride down a treacherous river in this spectacular looking western
How to marry a millionaire by Jean Negulesco ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three New York models, Schatze, Pola, and Loco sublet a luxury penthouse apartment with a plan: they are tired of cheap men and a lack of money, so they'll use all their talents to trap and marry millionaires. The trouble is that it's not so easy to tell the rich men from the hucksters. Recent divorcee Schatze meets real-estate mogul Tom, but thinks he looks like a gas station attendant. Loco gets involved with a married man, but falls for forest ranger Eben. Blind as a bat Pola refuses to wear her glasses, and thus winds up on the wrong plane, but meets Freddie--who actually owns the penthouse they're renting! So which is better: to marry for love or money?
The blue & the gray ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic story covering a period in U.S. history from John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 to the summer of 1865 following President Lincoln's death. Focuses on two related families living on either side of the Mason-Dixon line who find themselves at war with each other
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical retelling of the extraordinary life of 1940s songstress Jane Froman. When an overseas flight crashes off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, Jane barely survives the wreck. Ripped from the spotlight into a series of life-threatening operations, hope seems a distant memory for Jane as she sets out on a journey of recovery that's more than heroic-- it's what music is made of
The red house by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farmer tries to keep the curious away from a sinister decaying old house deep in the woods. Ignoring warnings that the house is haunted, two teens begin exploring the house and discover many of its dark secrets
The Colossus of Rhodes ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek hero Darios goes to see his uncle in Rhodes, but on the way he flirts with Diala, while becoming involved with a group of rebels lead by Peliocles
Night of the lepus ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hormone intended to alter the breeding cycle of rabbits overrunning ranchlands instead turns them into flesh-eating, 150-pound monsters
The Father Kino story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True account of a Jesuit missionary who dedicated much of his life helping the lives of the Native Americans. He helped the indigenous residents sustain agricultural communities
Deranged ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deranged: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and begins robbing graves to get materials to patch her up, and inevitably begins looking for fresher sources of materials. Based closely on the true story of Ed Gein. Motel Hell: "Meat is meat, and man's gotta eat!" That was always granny's philosophy. And that's the way folks still think over at the Motel Hello where Farmer Vincent mixes up his special blend of smoke meats. Heck, everybody in the county just loves Farmer Vincent's sausages and hams-- there's nothin' quite like 'em. But pray tell, what's that we've heard about strangers just disappearing after passing by Vincent's motel? And what are those odd things planted in Vincent's "secret garden" that he tends to only at night?
Mule feathers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rory Calhoun saddles up with a talking horse, voiced by Don Knotts, in this great western spoof which depicts how the west was really won
Fluß ohne Wiederkehr ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward G. Robinson the red house ; Scarlet Street ; The stranger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The red house: A farmer employs a man to keep the curious away and protect the terrifying secret of a sinister decaying old house deep in the woods, but the farmer's niece and the young hired hand learn the horrible truth
Great cinema classics 15 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Texan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rory Calhoun stars as Bill Longley, a Civil War veteran roaming the west in this fast-paced, action-packed drama
That Hagen girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Bates has returned to Jordan, Ohio, after 18 years, rekindling the gossip that he fathered an illegitimate baby before he left. Mary Hagen, the now-grown subject of those rumors, soon finds herself an unwitting target for the town's malicious whispers and lies. So when her mother dies without explaining her past, a tormented Mary turns to Tom for the truth about a scandal that ruined her life before it ever began
The man from Padera by Rory Calhoun ( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avenging Angel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To avenge her guardian's murder, Molly Stewart returns to the neon glow and deserted back alleys of Hollywood as "Angel"--But this time she's packing a temper as short as her skirts and a .357 magnum as cold and black as her leathers
Il colosso di Rodi by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A historical melodrama about the conflicts which arise when the Phoenicians attempt to take possession of the Isle of Rhodes in 280 B. C., and an underground movement works to overthrow the government
Apache uprising ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-Confederate cavalryman Jim Walker confronts trouble when he rides shotgun on a Butterfield stagecoach through a dangerous stretch of the Arizona Territory
Hell comes to Frogtown ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a futuristic nuclear wasteland, surrounded by mutants, Sam Hell has a mission ... to fertilize as many women as possible. It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it. Hell must infiltrate Frogtown to rescue eight women from Commander Toty's harem and to perpetuate the race by impregnating as many fertile women as possible
 
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Alternative Names
Calhoun, Smoky, 1922-1999
Durgin, Francis Timothy, 1922-1999
McCown, Francis Timothy, 1922-1999
McCown, Frank
McCown, Frank, 1922-1999
Languages
English (99)
Spanish (8)
German (6)
Italian (6)
French (5)
Danish (1)
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