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Ford, Glenn 1916-2006

Works: 503 works in 1,168 publications in 7 languages and 20,974 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Fiction  Military history  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Speaker, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Superman by Richard Donner( visu )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( visu )
12 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel
Gilda by Charles Vidor( visu )
81 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
"Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in a South American city and quickly rises to become Mundson's 'main man.' All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with his new bride, Gilda-- a woman from Johnny's past. Mundson, unaware of their previous love affair, assigns Farrell the job of keeping Gilda a faithful wife. Fraught with hatred, Gilda does her best to antagonize, intimidate, and instill jealousy in Farrell-- until circumstances allow him to get even."--Container
Midway ( visu )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
"This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle of the Pacific, at Midway Island. While fictional, the film uses a great deal of documentary footage of the actual battle, featuring hundreds of ships of all sizes, from patrol boats to battleships and multiple carriers with hundreds of aircraft. US forces get wind of an imminent Japanese action and tries to sort fact from fiction, while the Japanese plan and execute their own attack plans. An epic on a grand scale that incorporates a huge cast, the film emphasizes the sheer scale of battles fought in the Pacific theater, which even when victorious, cost hundreds of lives
3:10 to Yuma by James Mangold( visu )
21 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Ben Wade is a murderous outlaw who is captured and must be transported to federal custody, and Dan Evans is a struggling rancher who is escorting Wade. The journey leads through Apache territory, and also Wade's gang is still out there. But Evans ends up in the town of Contention anxiously awaiting the train that will take Wade to Yuma
The big heat by Fritz Lang( visu )
37 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Pocketful of miracles by Bette Davis( visu )
23 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 648 libraries worldwide
An aging apple seller poses as a wealthy grande dame to help her daughter marry into a legitimately wealthy family. A comic collection of gangsters help her in her charade
Jubal ( visu )
15 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 560 libraries worldwide
In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, a man who is an honorable itinerant cattleman, befriended and hired by a bighearted ranch owner despite his unwillingness to talk about his past. When the new hand becomes the target of the flirtatious attentions of the owner's bored wife and is entrusted by the boss with a foreman's responsibilities, his presence at the ranch starts to rankle his shifty fellow cowhand
Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Louis L'Amour's epic western saga of brothers who blazed a name across the untamed post-Civil War New Mexico frontier
The Teahouse of the August moon ( visu )
16 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Okinawa 1946, occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge, Captain Fisby (Glenn Ford), is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily Okinawan interpreter, Sakini (Marlon Brando), and a determined geisha girl, Lotus Blossom (Machiko Kyo), along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( visu )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
The Sacketts ( visu )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
After the Civil War, the three Sackett brothers leave Tennessee and go west to make a new life for themselves where they find adventure, money and women
The courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
11 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Life is difficult for Tom Corbett as he and his son, Eddie, try to recover from the loss of his wife. The courtship process brings father and son together with renewed hope and enthusiasm for the future
Cimarron by Anthony Mann( visu )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Epic western about the Cravet family settling the Oklahoma prairie
3:10 to Yuma ( visu )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
In this beautifully shot and acted, psychologically complex western, Van Heflin is a mild-mannered cattle rancher who takes on the task of shepherding a captured outlaw, played with cucumber-cool charisma by Glenn Ford, to the train that will take him to prison. This apparently simple plan turns into a nerve-racking cat-and-mouse game that will test each man's particular brand of honor
Cowboy by Delmer Daves( visu )
12 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Tempers flare and fists fly in this action-packed sagebrush classic based on the real-life adventures of a tenderfoot turned tough cattleman
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ( visu )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 237 libraries worldwide
The lazy son of an Argentinean beef tycoon becomes a heroic soldier while fighting for the French resistance during WWII
The man from Colorado ( visu )
10 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 211 libraries worldwide
A sadistic Civil War vet (Ford), now a judge, teeters on the brink of insanity-- and a town is on the edge of revolt. Only one man, the marshall (Holden), stands between them in this powerful western which delves into the devasting psychological effects of war
Once an eagle ( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
The epic story of America in the 20th century, told through the lives of two career soldiers, spanning both World Wars. Sam Damon is a courageous and compassionate man who finds his calling leading his men in war and in peacetime. Courtney Massengale, on the other hand, is a ruthless achiever who will let nothing stand in his way to the top. In the late days of World War I, Damon and Massengale become friends, but as events unfold, the vast difference in their personalities leads to a face-off in a life and death struggle of good and evil
Affair in Trinidad by Vincent Sherman( visu )
14 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 195 libraries worldwide
"When Steve Emery (Glenn Ford) visit the steamy tropics of Trinidad, he gets more than he bargained for. Someone's murdered his brother, and his bombshell sister-for-law Chris (Rita Hayworth) might be the only one who can solve the mystery. Despite conflicting feelings of lust and loyalty, Chris and Steve must work together to track down the killer before the culprit catches them"--Container
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Alternative Names
Ford, Glenn
Ford, Glenn Jr
Ford, Gwyllyn.
Ford, Gwyllyn, 1916-2006
Ford, Gwyllyn Samuel Newton.
Ford, Gwyllyn Samuel Newton, 1916-2006
Newton, Gwyllyn Samuel 1916-2006 Wirklicher Name
English (306)
Spanish (33)
German (21)
French (12)
Multiple languages (10)
Catalan (1)
Polish (1)
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