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Peckinpah, Sam 1925-1984

Overview
Works: 427 works in 1,391 publications in 9 languages and 24,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  Western films  Fiction  War films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Restager, fld, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sam Peckinpah
Publications by Sam Peckinpah
Publications by Sam Peckinpah, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Sam Peckinpah
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
109 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 3,539 libraries worldwide
The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
62 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
A young mathematician, David Summer, and his English wife, Amy, move to a Cornish village, seeking the quiet life. But beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation of the village lies a savagery and violence that could destroy the couple
Ride the high country by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
38 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
Two old friends have taken drastically different paths growing up. One is a small town sheriff, the other has become a robber, bent on stealing the gold the other is shipping cross-country
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
71 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 912 libraries worldwide
A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician, and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
56 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 821 libraries worldwide
One of Billy The Kid's oldest friends is now a sheriff and has vowed to hunt him down
The ballad of Cable Hogue by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A prospector discovers a waterhole after being left for dead in the desert by his double-crossing partners. When his ex-partners visit the well, a surprise awaits them
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
34 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 572 libraries worldwide
A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Junior Bonner by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
35 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Still recovering from a throw from bull Sunshine, drifting rodeo star Junior Bonner is on his way to Prescott, Arizona to join his family for the Frontier Days Celebration. When he arrives he finds his house abandoned and learns that his father Ace is hospitalised. Despite medical orders, Ace joins the family at the parade and festivities to watch Junior challenge Sunshine once again. This time Bonner is determined to beat the bull so that his father's dream of building a ranch in Australia can become reality
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
A small American town is imperceptibly taken over by an alien force [c.f. Halliwell's]
Cross of iron by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
34 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Centers on Corporal Steiner, an accomplished but war-weary combat veteran, leading a group of German soldiers on the Russian front. Steiner gets replaced by Stransky who's only goal is to get the iron cross, Germany's highest medal
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 423 libraries worldwide
A violent story of a down-and-out piano player in search of the severed head of a gigolo for which there is a million dollar bounty
The Osterman weekend by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
30 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 222 libraries worldwide
TV personality John Tanner is looking forward to a reunion with his closest friends, until the CIA warns him that they are all Soviet agents
The deadly companions ( visu )
32 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
An ex Union Army officer, a Confederate deserter, an eager young gunslinger and a former dance hall hostess plan to rob a bank, but each has their own private agenda: revenge, lust, greed and loathing which do not mix well
Convoy by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff
The Killer elite by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
James Caan plays a man who learns that his trade-assassination, gunplay, martial arts-is ultimately a one way street to extermination. Robert Duvall is his partner and friend who savagely betrays him
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
The stalking moon: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache and that sooner or later a showdown is almost inevitable--www.imdb.com
Classic westerns collector's set ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Four western films on one DVD
Villa rides ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Set in the turbulence of early 20th century Mexico, this movie chronicles the fights and flights of one of Mexico's favorite folk heroes
Riot in cell block 11 by Don Siegel( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"A ripped-from-the-headlines social-problem picture about inmates' rights that was inspired by a recent spate of uprisings in American prisons ... shot on location at Folsom State Prison, with real inmates and guards as extras"--Container
The rifleman 3 classic episodes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
The story of rifle-toting Lucas McCain and his son, Mark, ranchers striving to maintain a small spread in North Fork, New Mexico during the late 1880s
 
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Peckinpah, David.
Peckinpah, David 1925-1984
Peckinpah, David Samuel.
Peckinpah, David Samuel 1925-1984
Peckinpah, Sam
Peckinpah, Samuel 1925-1984
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