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Calhoun, Rory 1922-1999

Works: 166 works in 383 publications in 5 languages and 4,740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Romantic comedy films  Western films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Scenarist, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rory Calhoun
The blue & the gray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 929 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
River of no return by Otto Preminger( Visual )

48 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 854 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 fiancée 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 )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 793 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?
Requiem for a heavyweight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, is coerced by his manager into participating in staged wrestling matches
With a song in my heart : the Jane Froman story by George Ella Lyon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 268 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 )

37 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer tries to keep the curious away and protect the secret of the sinister decaying old house deep in the woods
The Colossus of Rhodes by Sergio Leone( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and French and held by 132 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 98 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
Bonanza( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nestled amongst the pines above the shores of Lake Tahoe is the Ponderosa, the thousand-square mile home of Ben Cartwright and his sons, Adam, Hoss and Little Joe. The sixth season's adventures include Ben's kidnapping, Hoss' renowned appetite, a gripping murder trial, Little Joe's greatest fear, Adam's King Arthur encounter, and a problem of Shakespearian proportions
The Father Kino story( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 63 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 58 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?
Apache Territory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the aftermath of an attack by a marauding band of Apaches on a wagon train, drifter Logan Cates (Rory Calhoun) comes upon the lone survivor, a distraught adolescent girl. Taking charge of his new ward, Cates encounters another besieged group of settlers and together the group takes refuge at Papago Wells, where they try to wait out the Apaches and fend off another attack. As their food and water give out, so does the courage of many of his embattled force, leaving Cates to use a dust storm for cover as he and the remaining settlers strike back in their battle to survive. --
Great cinema classics : 15 films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluß ohne Wiederkehr( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motel Hell by Kevin Connor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You really are what you eat with Farmer Vincent's smoked meat in this creepy horror yarn which 'packs a punch that goes way beyond mere terror'. Vincent's popular products contain a special ingredient that the psychotic farmer and his sister would literally kill to keep a secret!"--Container insert
Mule feathers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 44 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
Edward G. Robinson : the red house ; Scarlet Street ; The stranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranger. A dark story about a Nazi who has escaped to a small town in America and established a new identity. He begins to crack as he is stalked by a famous Nazi hunter
That Hagen girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 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 Texan by Lynn F Reynolds( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the crowd of television westerns in the 1950s and 60s, The Texan stands tall. Western movie matinee idol Rory Calhoun, with his trademark black hat and steely gaze, stars as Bill Longley, a Civil War Veteran roaming the west in this fast paced, action-packed drama. With a reputation for a fast gun, loyalty to his friends, and merciless adherence to the law, Longley's quixotic travels take him across Texas from small town to small town. Along with adventure, and sometimes romance, trouble inevitably finds him, confronting him with the contradictions of the "Code of the West." Although not a lawman himself, his reputation as a gunfighter often precedes him, pitting Longley against the forces of lawlessness. Although he is not a violent man, and he tries to de-fuse dangerous situations with frontier diplomacy, the last resort is often the only way to remedy a bad one, and Bill Longley is always up to the task"--
The man from Padera by Rory Calhoun( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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River of no return
Alternative Names
Calhoun, Smoky 1922-1999

Durgin, Francis Timothy 1922-1999

McCown, Francis Timothy.

McCown, Francis Timothy 1922-1999

McCown, Frank

McCown, Frank 1922-1999

Rory Calhoun acteur américain

Rory Calhoun Amerikaans acteur (1922-1999)

Rory Calhoun amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Rory Calhoun attore statunitense

Rory Calhoun US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Кэлхаун, Рори

روري كالهون

روری کلهون تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر آمریکایی



English (146)

French (9)

German (7)

Spanish (7)

Danish (1)