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Jordan, Richard 1937-1993

Works: 129 works in 413 publications in 6 languages and 10,194 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Jordan
Romero by John Duigan( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romero is the true story of the Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 1970s. The government launched a 'terror campaign' against the guerillas in an attempt to crush them. Archbishop Romero's protests against the government's actions was perceived as disloyalty. As an example to others, the government began to destroy churches and murder priests. Despite persecution, Romero continued to speak out against the atrocities the government was committing against the people of El Salvador, until his assassination
Logan's run by Michael Anderson( Visual )

37 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 23rd century, humans forsake the ravaged outer environment by living in a vast, bubbled metropolis. There, computerized servo-mechanisms provide all needs and everyone can pursue endless hedonism. Endless, that is, until Lastday. That's when anyone who's 30 must submit to Carrousel, a soaring, spinning trip to eternity and supposed rebirth. Logan 5, a Sandman authorized to terminate Runners fleeing Carrousel, decides to become a Runner himself once he finds out the horrible truth about Lastday
Rooster Cogburn by John Wayne( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
Interiors by Woody Allen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eve, an interior designer, is deserted by her husband of many years, the emotionally glacial relationships of their three grown daughters are laid bare. Twisted by jealousy, insecurity and resentment, Renata, a successful writer; Flyn, a woman crippled by indecision; and Joey, a budding actress, struggle to communicate for the sake of their shattered mother
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, set in a detention room in Vichy in 1942, where a number of Jews await interrogation before being sent to concentration camps. Issues of personal responsibility are explored through the character of an Austrian prince who has been guilty of silent complicity during the German occupation of France
The friends of Eddie Coyle by Peter Yates( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free
Captains and the kings : an American dynasty by Taylor Caldwell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Armagh is a poor Irish immigrant who is determined to create a better life for his family. He arrives in America in the mid-19th century. Through personal struggle, heartache and perseverance, he becomes one the the wealthest and most powerful men in the country. With each success his arrogance grows in his determination to ensure the ultimate success for his son
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
Gettysburg by Ronald F Maxwell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil War drama depicting the events and personal struggles of the Union and Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
The secret of my success by Herbert Ross( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and French and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lampoon of corporate business life, a kid from Kansas (Michael J. Fox) comes to New York, conquers the business world and maneuvers his way from the mailroom to the boardroom in a matter of weeks
Les Misérables by Tim Hooper( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1862, Victor Hugo's monumental novel tells of the convict Jean Valjean and his relentless pursuit by the police inspector, Javert
Posse by Mario Van Peebles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western about a mostly Black posse who do battle with a pompous, racist colonel, and a vicious white sheriff who wants to take over a peaceful black frontier settlement
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in German and English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia
The bunker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin, before and during the battle for the city
Elliot Norton reviews( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1978 episode of Elliot Norton Reviews is a discussion with Richard Jordan, Paul Benedict, and David Wheeler about Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal.'
The mean season by Phillip Borsos( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami. Their lives become threatened as his journalistic ambitions get them more deeply involved
John Wayne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger and a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time
Gettysburg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gettysburg (254 min.): " ... the gripping saga of the tactics, command errors and sacrifices behind the bloodiest battle ever fought on U.S. soil."--Container
The hunt for Red October by Jerry Sherlock( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1984. L'URSS lance son sous-marin révolutionnaire, "Octobre Rouge". Armé d'ogives nucléaires et indétectable, c'est l'arme absolue. Sorti des eaux territoriales, son capitaine Markus Ramius, l'as de la marine soviétique, met le cap sur l'Amérique. Les flottes soviétiques et américaines, ignorant ses véritables intentions, se lancent à sa poursuite... (jaquette)
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Jordan, Richard

Richard Jordan acteur américain

Richard Jordan Amerikaans acteur (1937-1993)

Richard Jordan amerikansk skådespelare

Richard Jordan amerikansk skodespelar

Richard Jordan amerikansk skuespiller

Richard Jordan attore e attore teatrale statunitense

Richard Jordan US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ричард Джордан

ריצ'רד ג'ורדן

ריצ'רד ג'ורדן שחקן אמריקאי

ريتشارد جوردن

ریچارد جردن بازیگر آمریکایی


Rooster CogburnCaptains and the kings : an American dynastyThe secret of my successLes Misérables