WorldCat Identities

Karlson, Phil 1908-1985

Overview
Works: 161 works in 403 publications in 5 languages and 3,959 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Gangster films  Sports films  Police films 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Production personnel, Photographer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1995.9.A3, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Phil Karlson
 
Most widely held works by Phil Karlson
Kansas City confidential by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

55 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 447 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
Walking tall by Tripp Reed( Visual )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a Tennessee sheriff who fought corruption in his county
Charlie Chan in the Shanghai cobra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan faces off against an escaped con from Shanghai who's been killing his victims with cobra venom so he can rob a government vault of its valuable contents: highly toxic radium
Kid Galahad by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter has recently left the military and is looking for work when he discovers a gym known for teaching boxing. After some hard training, Walter is ready for his big fight, but someone wants to fix the match and they go after Walter's trainers
The big cat by Tim Whelan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933, a city boy arrives at his late mother's rural Utah birthplace to discover the locals have been pestered by drought, feuding, and a cougar
Hell to eternity( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by a Japanese-American family, Marine Guy Gabaldon uses his language and combat skills to cause hundreds of enemy troops to surrender
Columbia Pictures film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sniper: San Francisco delivery van driver Edward Miller is unable to control his hatred of the women who reject him and the intense jealousy he feels whenever he sees lovers together. When he goes on a killing spree, the police must try and discover who he is. The big heat: A policeman is driven by grief to wage a relentless vendetta against a mobster. 5 against the house: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious. The lineup: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco. Murder by contract: A hit man discovers his next target is a woman
The Silencers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret agent Matt Helm tries to save the day when a mascaraed megalomaniac and his dastardly organization plot to sabotage America's atomic missile system
Charlie Chan collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark alibi: Chan must act quickly to stop the execution of an innocent Death Row inmate. Dangerous money: Number Two Son and Chattanooga Brown aim to help Chan investigate a murder on a cruise to Samoa. The trap: In Toler's last appearance as Chan, he investigates the killings of showgirls in Malibu. The Chinese ring: In Winters' debut as Chan, a Chinese princess is murdered in Chan's house
Film noir classic collection. 8 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Phenix City story" (100 min.) Corruption, brutality and vice plagued Phenix City, Alabama, for 100 years, so who would dare to change it? Based on real-life events and filmed on location in what was called Sin City USA, director Phil Karlson's semidocumentary tells the jolting tale of those who risked their lives to bring the burg's syndicate of thugs and murderers to justice
Film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The brothers Rico] A businessman and husband is contacted by his former organized crime boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line
5 against the house by Phil Karlson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious
The brothers Rico( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman and husband is contacted by his former mafia boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line
The Phenix City story by Phil Karlson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Phenix City story: Corruption, brutality and vice plagued Phenix City, Alabama for 100 years. This is Phil Karlson's semidocumentary telling the jolting tale of those who risked their lives to bring the burg's syndicate of thugs and murderers to justice
The Samuel Fuller collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened in Hollywood: A silent screen cowboy can't quite adjust to talkies, the death of westerns or to playing a modern-day gangster. Adventure in Sahara: Thriller set in a French Foreign Legion outpost whose sadistic captain is eventually cast out by his men, led by an American. Power of the Press: Drama about a corrupt newspaper publisher who uses wartime security as an excuse to promote his personal agenda, which includes murder. Shockproof: Film noir about a parole officer whose latest charge just served five years for murder to protect her sleazy lover. Scandal Sheet: An egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in his protege and star reporter, whose investigation into a "lonelhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past. The Crimson Kimono: Thriller about two L.A. cops, one Caucasian and one Japanese-American, who fall into an interracial love triangle with the woman they are protecting from a killer. Underworld U.S.A.: Drama about a young boy who witnesses his father's murder by gangsters and then joins the gang as an adult to exact revenge on the killers
Scandal sheet( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fuller's acclaimed novel "The Dark Page" was the source for this tense drama which featured Broderick Crawford as an egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in protégé and star reporter Steve McCleary (John Derek), whose investigation into a "lonelyhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past"--Container
The silencers Murderer's row ; The ambushers ; The wrecking crew( Visual )

in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murderers' row: Having kidnapped the inventor of a death ray that can incinerate entire cities, Julian Wall (Karl Malden) intends to destroy Washington, D.C., as a warning to all those who oppose him. But he hasn't counted on Matt Helm (Dean Martin), who teams up with the inventor's go-go dancing daughter (Ann-Margaret) to save the world from Wall's wicked scheme
Swing parade( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stooges help an aspiring singer and nightclub owner find love in this musical comedy
Tight spot( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise-cracking Sherry Conley (Ginger Rogers) is moved by U.S. Attorney Hallet (Edward G. Robinson) and Detective Lieutenant Striker (Brian Keith) from prison to a swanky hotel suite. They try to persuade her to "sing" against gang leader Benny Costain (Lorne Greene). Sherry first refuses to testify but changes her mind when a bullet intended for her kills a prison matron
 
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Alternative Names
Karlsson, Phil 1908-1985

Karlstein, Phil 1908-

Karlstein Phil 1908-1985

Karlstein, Philip, 1908-

Karlstein Philip 1908-1985

Karlstein, Philip N. 1908-1985

Karlstein, Philip P. 1908-1985

Karlstein, Phillip 1908-1985

Phil Karlson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Phil Karlson réalisateur américain

Phil Karlson regista statunitense

Phil Karlson US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Карлсон, Фил

칼슨, 필 1908-1985

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Kid GalahadColumbia Pictures film noir classicsThe SilencersFilm noir classic collection. 8 timeless suspense thrillers5 against the houseThe Phenix City storyThe Samuel Fuller collectionScandal sheetThe silencers Murderer's row ; The ambushers ; The wrecking crew