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Spiegel, Sam

Overview
Works: 208 works in 695 publications in 10 languages and 19,810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Film noir  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Director, Production personnel, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Sam Spiegel
Publications by Sam Spiegel, published posthumously.
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Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( visu )
87 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,951 libraries worldwide
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab tribes to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obsurity
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( visu )
65 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,914 libraries worldwide
When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( visu )
69 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,465 libraries worldwide
Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
The African Queen by John Huston( visu )
57 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,701 libraries worldwide
A hard-drinking river trader and a prim missionary become unlikely travel companions on a river expedition in a war-torn jungle as they battle nature, a German gunboat, and each other. Setting: German East Africa in 1914
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
25 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
The stranger by Edward G Robinson( visu )
42 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 885 libraries worldwide
A captured Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII, in the hopes of leading the Allies to a notorious spy who is working to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small, seemingly innocent Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon by Elia Kazan( visu )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 333 libraries worldwide
"The production head of a Hollywood studio in the thirties has his troubles complicated when he falls in love with a girl who reminds him of his dead wife."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
The work of director Spike Jonze : a collection of music videos, short films, documentaries, and rarities by Spike Jonze( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Incluye los videos musicales para los artistas: Wax, Beastie Boys, the Pharcyde, the Breeders, Daft Punk, Fatlip, Weezer, Fatboy Slim, Dinosaur Jr., MC 900ft Jesus, the Notorious B.I.G., the Chemical Brothers, and Bjork; también incluye entrevistas, comentarios, rarezas y tres documentales: What's up Fatlip?, Amarillo by morning, y Torrance Rises
The chase by Arthur Penn( visu )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A sheriff attempts to capture an escaped convict before a bloodthirsty mob lynches him
The night of the generals by Anatole Litvak( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
The prowler by Joseph Losey( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
"A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her in the traditional film noir fashion--by knocking off her husband!"--Container
The strange one ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Suspenseful drama about life in a prestigious Southern military academy lorded over by a sadistic upperclassman
5 film noir killer classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
D.O.A.: On vacation from his clinging girlfriend, a complacent accountant unknowingly swallows a drink spiked with radioactive poison and then spends the last desperate hours of his life trying to find out who killed him -- and why
We were strangers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
"It's been seven long years since his people last tasted freedom. So when Cuban-born expatriate Tony Fenner finally returns to Havana, he joins the Organization, a small band of revolutionaries dedicated to ending the tyrannical rule of President Gerardo Machado. Aided by fellow rebel China Valdes, Fenner proceeds with his audacious master plan: to execute the head of the senate and then assassinate all of Cuba's leaders at his well-attended state funeral. And so, as the secret police race to stop them, Fenner and Valdes tunnel beneath the cemetery, where they intend to detonate a bomb so powerful, it will wipe out Machado's entire government with one blow."--Container
Betrayal ( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
The story of the love triangle involving a man whose wife is having an affair with his best friend
Bad grandpa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
"Johnny Knoxville reprises his Jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman in the story of a crotchety old man unexpectedly saddled with the care of his 8-year-old grandson Billy. ... The two generations of troublemakers soon develop a bond, as they hustle their way across the heartland of America on an outrageous road trip with a whole lot of high jinks and pranks on unsuspecting, real-life people"--Container
Scarlet Street ; The stranger ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Scarlet Street. Homely, henpecked would-be artist Chris Cross leads an honorable, if tedious, middle-class life until he falls madly in love with the dangerously seductive young Kitty
Classic film noir ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Too late for tears: "A man just found $60,000 and his wife insists that he keep it rather than turn it in to the cops. Wanting the money for herself, she kills her husband then reports him missing. The plot thickens when her first husband's brother appears on the scene."--Container
The Orson Welles collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The stranger: A thriller about an escaped Nazi war criminal hiding out in a small Connecticut town. King Lear: Performed live in front of television cameras, tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters. David and Goliath: Biblical epoch produced in Italy about David fighting the giant Goliath. The trial: Franz Kafka's political thriller about Joseph K., who awakens to find he is suddenly and inexplicably on trial for an unspecified crime. Herb Shriner show: Features Welles in lively conversation as well as reciting some Carl Sandburg poetry. Hollywood remembers Orson Welles: A look at the public and private life of this genius of the cinema. Hollywood couples : Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth: A look at one of the least likely and most compelling couples ever to light up Hollywood. This documentary examines the private lives of this curious couple
 
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Alternative Names
Eagle, S.P
Eagle, S. P. 1901-1985
Eagle S. P. 1903?-1985
Sam Spiegel Amerikaans filmproducent (1901-1985)
Sam Spiegel Austrian-born American independent film producer
Sam Spiegel producteur de cinéma américain
Sam Spiegel producteur de films américaine
Sam Spiegel productor de cine estadounidense
Sam Spiegel produttore cinematografico statunitense
Sam Spiegel US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent
Shpigel Osef Sam 1903?-1985
Shpigel, Sam.
Shpigel Sam 1903?-1985
Spiegal, Sam.
Spiegal Sam 1903?-1985
Spiegel, Sam 1901-1985
Spiegel, Samuel P. 1901-1985
Spiegelglass, Samuel 1903-1985
Σαμ Σπίγκελ
Шпигель, Сэм
סם שפיגל
שפיגל, סם
سم اسپیگل
サム・スピーゲル
山姆·史匹格
Languages
English (408)
French (6)
German (5)
Spanish (5)
Italian (3)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Hebrew (1)
Catalan (1)
Yiddish (1)
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