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Johnson, Ben 1918-1996

Works: 232 works in 802 publications in 5 languages and 21,963 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Spaghetti Westerns  War films  Film remakes  Children's films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Commentator, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Ben Johnson
Publications by Ben Johnson
Publications by Ben Johnson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ben Johnson
Shane by George Stevens( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 2,162 libraries worldwide
Fullscreen. A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
The last picture show by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
30 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,159 libraries worldwide
Story of teenagers in a small Texas town just prior to the hero leaving for Korea and the closing of the town's movie theater
Rio Grande by John Ford( visu )
76 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
The shadow riders by Louis L'Amour( visu )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
At the close of the Civil War, two brothers who fought on opposite sides return home to Texas to discover that their sisters have been kidnapped by Rebel guerrillas who refuse to accept the defeat of the Confederacy
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( visu )
21 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 977 libraries worldwide
The second of Ford's celebratory cavalry trilogy makes impressive use of Monument Valley locations in a losely structured story centring on an ageing officer on the verge of retirement who is intent on making peace with the Apache
The good, the bad and the ugly by Ted Post( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
The good, the bad, and the ugly: A spaghetti western tale of greed, revenge and epic warfare. Three ruthless outlaws avidly search for a treasure chest containing $200,000
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
37 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 861 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
Red dawn by Chris Hemsworth( visu )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
When a town is invaded by foreign nationals and the security of the United States seems threatened, a group of high school students escape and wage warfare in defense of their parents, their friends and their country
Angels in the outfield ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 759 libraries worldwide
A little boy believes his family will be reunited if the California Angels win the pennant. Some celestial help shows up, and soon the lifeless team is playing at champion level
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train
Chisum by Andrew V McLaglen( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 723 libraries worldwide
A successful cattle rancher battles with corrupt government officials and their stooges
Bite the bullet by Richard Brooks( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
A former Rough Rider, a lovely but shady lady-in-distress, a drifting ex-cowboy, a young reckless cowboy, a haughty English sportsman, and a gutsy Pony Express rider come together to battle the trials of the rugged West in a grueling 700-mile horse race
Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Louis L'Amour's epic western saga of brothers who blazed a name across the untamed post-Civil War New Mexico frontier
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( visu )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
After his release from prison, a bank robber seeks revenge on the sheriff who betrayed him when they were outlaw partners
Will Penny by Tom Gries( visu )
11 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Will Penny, an aging, out of work cowboy, is left in the desert to die by a ruthless gang of outlaws. A beautiful young woman and her son, on her way to join her husband, stops to help him and nurses him back to health. Suddenly, Will sees a lifestyle he's never known as he falls in love with her, but the gang is on its way to finish him off
3 godfathers by John Ford( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Fugitive bank robbers care for the newborn of the woman they just buried, knowing it ruins any chance of escape. Director John Ford's western retelling of the Bibilical Three Wise Men tale remains a scenic and thematic masterpiece
The sugarland express by Steven Spielberg( visu )
28 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Lou Jean Poplin, who kidnapped a Texas State Trooper and led the police on a wild chase across the state in an effort to save her son from adoption
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 451 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 )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and French and held by 446 libraries worldwide
With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother and hard-drinking father. Now Juior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( visu )
15 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Mighty Joe Young is a 15-foot African gorilla. His best friend and protector is Jill Young. Against her better judgment, Jill allows Joe to be brought to the States as a nightclub attraction. He later breaks loose and goes on a rampage
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Johnson, Ben
Бен Джонсон
בן ג'ונסון
بن جانسون (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی
ბენ ჯონსონი
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