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Quinn, Anthony 1915-2001

Works: 718 works in 2,231 publications in 16 languages and 42,183 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Military history  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Author of introduction, Host, Director, Producer, Interviewee, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( visu )
101 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 5,314 libraries worldwide
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
67 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,991 libraries worldwide
A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Ox-bow incident by William A Wellman( visu )
23 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,791 libraries worldwide
An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Zorba the Greek by Michael Cacoyannis( visu )
75 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine, and hires the playful Zorba. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him the townsmen attack her
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( visu )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a traveling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
La Strada by Federico Fellini( visu )
128 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,508 libraries worldwide
A traveling entertainer "buys" a simple-minded girl to help him with his act
Lust for life by Irving Stone( visu )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture)( visu )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
The lone survivors of a ship wreck in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture
La strada The road ( visu )
15 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 961 libraries worldwide
A simple waif becomes the assistant to a drunken itinerant circus strongman who fights and kills the gentle tightrope walker she had befriended
The old man and the sea by Jud Taylor( visu )
37 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Story of a Cuban fisherman who becomes locked in a struggle with a giant marlin in the Gulf Stream
Last action hero by John McTiernan( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend Nick, the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must stop him
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( visu )
29 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 774 libraries worldwide
This epic biblical drama tells the story of Barabbas, the criminal whose life was spared over Jesus Christ's. Arrested for murder and theft, Barabbas was to be crucified but, at the last minute, Roman leader Pontius Pilate allowed a mob to decide who should die: Christ or Barabbas. The crowd doomed Jesus, and Barabbas was released. But the former convict became racked with guilt and struggled to understand why so many people -- including Rachel, the woman he loved -- believed Jesus to be the son of God. His search for meaning continued through his experiences as a slave and a gladiator, up to the end of his life
The shoes of the fisherman ( visu )
35 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 769 libraries worldwide
All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war
Viva Zapata! by Elia Kazan( visu )
57 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Emiliano Zapata, an ally of Pancho Villa, leads the Mexican peasants in a bloody revolt against an oppressive government and overthrows President Díaz
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
An Afro-American architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors in this moving view of inner-city life
Ulysses ( visu )
14 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Ulysses' return from the Trojan Wars sets him upon a legendary adventure. He and his crew sail under the curse of Cassandra, and encounter Circe, the sirens and the cyclops
Revenge ( visu )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 587 libraries worldwide
A former fighter pilot is irresistably drawn to the wife of an old friend. When the husband learns of their betrayal, a terrifying cycle of retribution is set in motion
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( visu )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 577 libraries worldwide
This is the story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation which wants the land Custer gave to the Indians
Guadalcanal diary ( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
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Alternative Names
Oaxaca, Antonio Rodolfo Quinn, 1915-2001
Oaxaca Quinn, Anthony Rudolph 1915-2001
Quinn, Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca 1915-2001
Quinn Oaxaca, Antonio Rodolfo, 1915-2001
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