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Foreman, Carl

Works: 247 works in 800 publications in 6 languages and 13,802 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Western films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Documentary films  Swashbuckler films  Short films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Producer, Production personnel, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Conceptor, Former owner, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Carl Foreman
Publications by Carl Foreman
Publications by Carl Foreman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Carl Foreman
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
120 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,878 libraries worldwide
This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( visu )
57 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,191 libraries worldwide
British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge for their WWII Japanese captors, unaware of an Allied mission to blow it up
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
45 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,811 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
Born free by James Hill( visu )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
Joy Adamson and her husband, Kenya game warden George Adamson, raise Elsa, a lion cub. When Elsa approaches maturity, Joy determines she must re-educate Elsa to living in the wild so that the lioness can return to a free life
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( visu )
65 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 771 libraries worldwide
In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves
Mackenna's gold by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and German and held by 474 libraries worldwide
In the Arizona Territory of the 1870's, Marshal Sam Mackenna is the only living person who knows the tortuous route to the fabulous "Canon del Oro". During his journey, Mackenna is captured by Colorado, a brutal Mexican bandit who has long sought his death. But, if Mackenna is to lead the cutthroat gang to the lost treasure, Colorado must keep him alive
Young man with a horn by Michael Curtiz( visu )
10 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
A lonely little boy peeks into the window of a Skid Row dive. Mesmerized by the soaring magic played by a small jazz combo, he longs to create the same sounds. So with the guidance of a brilliant bluesman, the boy develops into a superb artist but as man, struggles with an impossible note trapped in his mind
Champion by Mark Robson( visu )
15 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero
The men by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
19 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 342 libraries worldwide
A war veteran paralyzed in combat returns home and finds he will never walk again, bitterly refusing to see his fiancé. She must force him to confront reality and break his physical and emotional confinement. When feeling starts to return to his legs, it could be his last hope, or final downfall
Home of the brave ( visu )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
For black GI Peter Moss (James Edwards), the war never ends. Paralyzed from the waist down, he wages a battle against horrifying memories of the treacherous undergrowth of South Pacific jungle of Japanese snipers, and the virulent racism of his soldier comrades
Young winston by Richard Attenborough( visu )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Richard Attenborough's examination of the early life of Winston Churchill, up until his early days at Parliament, and before his marriage is a fascinating look at the formative years of one of the greatest politicians and most influential world leaders in recent history. This film has been newly remastered
When time ran out-- ( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A South Pacific island's dormant volcano unexpectedly erupts in fury. Tourists are surprised by a volcanic eruption in a lonesome hotel in the Caribic. Shelby Gilmore is the hotel owner who ignores all the warnings and advises his guests to wait for a rescue team. Hank is a wildcat oil driller who gathers a small group of followers and heads toward higher ground. Kay Kirby is a PR executive who must choose between the two men
So this is New York ( visu )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The film follows a rube, played by Henry Morgan, on a journey as he uses his recently obtained inheritance to take a trip to 1910's New York with his wife and sister-in-law. Along the way, he encounters numerous eccentric characters including a drunken jockey, a sleaze ball millionaire and a devious stage actor, all scheming to court his sister-in-law in order to gain a slice of the inheritance
12 Uhr mittags High noon. Fred Zinnemann - ein Hollywood-Regisseur / ein Film von Charlotte Kerr. by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Am Tag seiner Hochzeit steht Sheriff Will Kane vor einer schweren Gewissensentscheidung. Eigentlich wollte er mit seiner jungen Frau Amy die Stadt verlassen. Doch der gefürchtete Mörder Frank Miller hat sich angekündigt, um sich für die sieben Jahre Zuchthaus zu rächen. Soll sich Kane, von Freunden und Mitbürgern verlassen, in der ausgestorbenen Stadt Miller und seinen drei Komplizen stellen? Oder Amys Bitten nachgeben, die als Quäkerin jede Form der Gewalt verabscheut? Als um zwölf Uhr mittags der Zug in der glühenden Hitze im Bahnhof einrollt, schlägt die Stunde der Entscheidung... (Quelle: Umschlag)
Young Winston: the screenplay of the film by Carl Foreman( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Word into image : portraits of American screenwriters : transcripts of the award winning film series ( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Know your enemy-- Japan by Irving Wallace( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Explains how the religious, political, cultural, and economic history of Japan contributed toward making her a formidable foe. Intended to show the American serviceman the fighting characteristics of his Japanese counterpart
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( visu )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In the darkest days of World War II, Hitler's armies are storming through Europe, annihilating all opposition in their path. But U.S. Colonel Barnsby plots to strike a crippling blow upon the brutal Nazi forces. To succeed, he'll need the help of the most skilled and lethal soldiers in the world: the Force 10 squad. They are fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry in a firestorm of blistering battles, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine
High noon by Carl Foreman( Book )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence. DVD
Clay pigeon (1949) : shooting script by Carl Foreman( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Carl Foreman Amerikaanse schrijver
Carl Foreman amerykański scenarzysta i producent filmowy
Carl Foreman scénariste américain
Carl Foreman sceneggiatore e produttore statunitense
Carl Foreman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Foreman, Carl 1914-1984
Frye, Derek.
Frye, Derek 1914-1984
Форман, Карл
קארל פורמן
کارل فورمن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
English (393)
German (30)
French (7)
Spanish (6)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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