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Fonda, Henry 1905-1982

Overview
Works: 1,499 works in 4,201 publications in 11 languages and 77,153 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  War films  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Legal films  Biography  Spaghetti Westerns 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Producer, Speaker, sht, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee, Commentator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Henry Fonda
Publications by Henry Fonda
Publications by Henry Fonda, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Henry Fonda
 
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Most widely held works by Henry Fonda
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( visu )
163 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,405 libraries worldwide
The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( visu )
118 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 5,112 libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
On Golden Pond by Katharine Hepburn( visu )
80 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,056 libraries worldwide
Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Once upon a time in the West by Sergio Leone( visu )
132 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,623 libraries worldwide
A man preparing to welcome his new wife to his home is killed, along with his entire family
The longest day by Ken Annakin( visu )
94 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,518 libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
How the West was won by Fu te( visu )
55 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,471 libraries worldwide
A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( visu )
69 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,886 libraries worldwide
An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
Mister Roberts by John Ford( visu )
33 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,758 libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( visu )
38 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,751 libraries worldwide
An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Fort Apache by John Ford( visu )
102 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( visu )
45 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
Jezebel by William Wyler( visu )
64 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
Julie Marsden is a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out in revenge and destroys lives in the process
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
56 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Young Mr. Lincoln by John Ford( visu )
54 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
In this unforgettable portrait of the early life of the Great Emancipator, young Mr. Lincoln, after teaching himself law, has barely started practicing when an Independence Day celebration ends with a stabbing. Abe first stops a lynch mob from killing brothers Matt and Adam Clay, and then defends them against a seasoned prosecutor and his crafty adviser. As presented here, Lincoln is a strong but peaceful frontier democrat, his quiet, awkward, folksy demeanor the outward manifestation of a deep humility, and a wise sadness at human folly. His awareness that his attempts to reconcile opposing forces--despite the occasional temporary victory--are doomed but necessary, hint at the character that will respond to the destiny that awaits him
War and peace by King Vidor( visu )
66 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,324 libraries worldwide
Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Midway ( visu )
29 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
"This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle of the Pacific, at Midway Island. While fictional, the film uses a great deal of documentary footage of the actual battle, featuring hundreds of ships of all sizes, from patrol boats to battleships and multiple carriers with hundreds of aircraft. US forces get wind of an imminent Japanese action and tries to sort fact from fiction, while the Japanese plan and execute their own attack plans. An epic on a grand scale that incorporates a huge cast, the film emphasizes the sheer scale of battles fought in the Pacific theater, which even when victorious, cost hundreds of lives
Yours, mine and ours by Melville Shavelson( visu )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( visu )
37 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
A historical drama that tells the story of a young frontier leader, his spirited wife, and their struggles in the backwoods of New York state
Fail-safe by Sidney Lumet( visu )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
A computer malfunction causes nuclear equiped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Battle of the Bulge by Na jin( visu )
20 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign
 
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Alternative Names
Fonda, Genri
Fonda, Genri 1905-1982
Fonda, Genry 1905-1982
Fonda, Hank, 1905-1982
Fonda, Henri, 1905-1982
Fonda, Henry
Fonda, Henry Jaynes 1905-1982
Fonda, Khenri, 1905-1982
Fondah, Henri, 1905-1982
Henri Fonda
Henricus Fonda
Henrijs Fonda
Henrijs Fonda amerikāņu aktieris
Henry Fonda acteur américain
Henry Fonda actor estadounidense
Henry Fonda aktor amerykański
Henry Fonda ameerika näitleja
Henry Fonda American actor
Henry Fonda Amerikaans filmacteur
Henry Fonda Amerikano nga aktor
Henry Fonda attore statunitense
Henry Fonda ehemaliger US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler
Henry Fonda US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler
Henry Fonda yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Phonta, Chenri, 1905-1982
Φόντα, Χένρι, 1905-1982
Χένρι Φόντα
Генри Фонда американский актёр театра и кино
Генры Фонда
Генрі Фонда
Гэнры Фонда амэрыканскі актор
Фонда, Генры, 1905-1982
Фонда, Хенри, 1905-1982
Хенри Фонда
Հենրի Ֆոնդա
הנרי פונדה
הנרי פונדה שחקן אמריקאי
פונדה, הנרי, 1905-1982
هنرى فوندا
هنري فوندا
هنري فوندا ممثل أمريكي
هنری فوندا
ھێنری فۆندا
हेनरी फोंडा
ஹென்றி ஃபோன்டா
හෙන්රි ෆොන්ඩා
เฮนรี ฟอนดา
ჰენრი ფონდა
헨리 폰다 배우
フォンダ, ヘンリー
ヘンリー・フォンダ
亨利·方达
Languages
English (1,171)
German (61)
Spanish (29)
French (29)
Italian (19)
Multiple languages (14)
Japanese (5)
Chinese (3)
Danish (3)
Turkish (1)
Korean (1)
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