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Lancaster, Burt 1913-1994

Works: 969 works in 3,022 publications in 8 languages and 49,258 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Western films  Film and video adaptations  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Costume designer, Other, Author, Contributor, Producer, Programmer, Author of screenplay, Collector, Director, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Burt Lancaster
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Publications by Burt Lancaster, published posthumously.
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Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( visu )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,706 libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
70 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,075 libraries worldwide
Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( visu )
37 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 2,399 libraries worldwide
American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career
Sweet smell of success by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
39 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,676 libraries worldwide
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks( visu )
54 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
One man's fervent pursuit of wealth and power leads him to religion for profit in the evangelist tents of the 1920's Midwestern Corn Belt
Local hero by Bill Forsyth( visu )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
Comedy about an American oil company representative and the sleepy seaside Scottish village he must buy
Il gattopardo The leopard by Luchino Visconti( visu )
38 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
Set in Sicily in the 1800s, this film depicts Prince Salina, a great landowner, who watches the decrease of the aristocracy's power and influence during the 'Il Risorgimento', the unification of Italy under the royal House of Savoy. The upper class tries to ignore the nationalist movements, while the prince's rebellious nephew joins Giuseppe Garibaldi's revolutionaries
Separate but equal by Sidney Poitier( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
The year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their request for a single school bus is denied by white school officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( visu )
24 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( visu )
35 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Wyatt Earp and John "Doc" Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang
Run silent, run deep ( visu )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 951 libraries worldwide
The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific, is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet
Atlantic City by Louis Malle( visu )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 913 libraries worldwide
A smalltime, aging Mafia hood falls in love with a clam bar waitress, and they share the spoils of the big score against the backdrop of a changing Atlantic City. DVD
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Seven days in May ( visu )
23 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container
The professionals by Richard Brooks( visu )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Soldier of fortune Burt Lancaster leads a rugged team of mercenaries to rescue a beautiful woman who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary Captain Rasa (Jack Palance)
Sorry, wrong number by Lucille Fletcher( visu )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( visu )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
Come back, little Sheba by Daniel Mann( visu )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Lola Delaney is a vulgar, dumpy, less-than-bright "shotgun bride" who is married to recovering alcoholic Doc Delaney. Their unhappy marriage is made even more unhappy when a sexy stranger, Marie, rents a room from Lola. Lola is a tiresome creature who never stops talking, especially about the "imminent" return of her runaway dog Sheba. Doc is having enough trouble staying from the bottle and resigning himself to his marriage without the curvaceous Marie arousing his baser instincts
The Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony( visu )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blosssoms into full womanhood
The unforgiven by John Huston( visu )
24 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 643 libraries worldwide
A supposedly peace-loving community is shaken when the daughter of one of its white settlers is accused of being an Indian
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Alternative Names
Lancaster 1913-1994
Lancaster, Burt
Lancaster, Burton Stephen.
Lancaster Burton Stephen 1913-1994
Lankaster, Bert 1913-1994
English (546)
German (42)
Italian (18)
French (14)
Multiple languages (11)
Spanish (5)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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