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Kramer, Stanley

Works: 154 works in 842 publications in 9 languages and 24,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Naval history  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Television programs  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, Interviewee, Performer, Film editor, Speaker, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Stanley Kramer
Publications by Stanley Kramer
Publications by Stanley Kramer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Stanley Kramer
Most widely held works by Stanley Kramer
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer( visu )
61 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,941 libraries worldwide
When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( visu )
53 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,512 libraries worldwide
A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( visu )
84 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,439 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
The Caine mutiny by Herman Wouk( visu )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
During World War II, onboard a ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced. A ship's captain is removed from his command by his executive officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it comes to light that Captain Queeg was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must then decide if the Caine Mutiny is a criminal act or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her captain
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( visu )
43 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( visu )
48 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
A drama about the devastating effects of nuclear war. The entire Northern Hemisphere has been destroyed, and the story turns to survivors of the atomic disaster in Melbourne, Australia. Realizing their annihilation is inevitable, the Australians prepare for their tragic demise
High noon ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,282 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
High noon by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
53 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 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
The wild one by Laslo Benedek( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
Johnny is the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. The leather-jacketed young biker seems hellbent for destruction until he falls for Kathie, a "good girl" whose father happens to be a cop
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( visu )
50 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility
Cyrano de Bergerac by J.-P Rappeneau( visu )
57 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Cyrano de Bergerac is a 17th century French soldier-poet and swordsman who loves his cousin Roxane, but believes she will never love him because of his enormous nose. He courts and wins her, not for himself, but for his inexperienced and prosaic friend, Christian, who dies in battle. Years later, as Cyrano himself is dying, he confesses his love to Roxane, who suddenly realizes that it was Cyrano's words she had heard from Christian, and Cyrano that she had always loved
The 5,000 fingers of Dr. T ( visu )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 499 libraries worldwide
The imagination of nine-year-old Bart Collins comes to life in this fantasy film filled with surreal landscapes and tongue-twisting rhymes. When he is lulled to sleep by the monotony of his piano lessons, he dreams of a castle ruled by his eccentric piano teacher, Dr. Terwilliker. Dr. T wants to prove that his method of teaching piano is the best method in the world. After he banishes all other musical instruments to the dungeon, he lures 500 boys to perform on the biggest grand piano ever built
A Special kind of magic by Roy Newquist( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Champion by Mark Robson( visu )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous boxer pursues professional success & sexual gratification, at any cost
The men by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 382 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
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
In 1933 on a German luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, the separate but interlocking stories of the various passengers begins to unfold. Among the many passengers is a divorcee desperate for love and lost youth, a Spanish noblewoman being deported as a political prisoner, an aging alcoholic ballplayer, and a budding Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
The secret of Santa Vittoria ( visu )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
The mayor of the hillside village of Santa Vittoria is the wine-loving town's leader. Bombolini is a fairly worthless drunk in the small Italian town. The town turns to Bombolini when they want to hide over a million bottles of wine from the Nazi army
The pride and the passion by Stanley Kramer( visu )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Sensational film about the Spanish War of Independence (1810). After Napoleon's invasion of Spain, a group of guerillas (led by Frank Sinatra) attempt to transport what was in those days the biggest cannon in the world, across Spain to Avila, where they intend to counterattack against the French army headquartered there. But a British Navy captain (Cary Grant) is trying to locate the cannon for the British to use against Napoleon. Adding romance to the plot is Sophia Loren, who becomes the object of Grant's and Sinatra's affections
The 5000 fingers of Dr. T by Theodor Seuss Geisel( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Young Bart Collins dreams of his piano teacher, Dr. Terwilliker. Dr. T wants to prove that his method of teaching piano is the best method in the world. He banishes all other musical instruments and lures 500 boys to perform on the biggest grand piano ever built
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Alternative Names
Kramer, Stanley
Kramer, Stanley, 1913-2001
Kreĭmer, Stėnli
Krejmer, Stėnli 1913-2001
English (461)
German (31)
Spanish (25)
French (9)
Multiple languages (8)
Japanese (5)
Chinese (3)
Russian (3)
Italian (3)
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