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Kennedy, George 1925-

Overview
Works: 247 works in 573 publications in 3 languages and 14,756 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Military history  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about George Kennedy
Publications by George Kennedy
Most widely held works about George Kennedy
 
Most widely held works by George Kennedy
Cool hand Luke by Stuart Rosenberg( visu )
28 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 2,393 libraries worldwide
Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society, and now, he's on a chain gang. He's a likable enough guy, always smiling, always ready for a little fun. He eats 50 hard-boiled eggs on a bet and collects all the money in the camp. He's more or less like the people he hangs around with, except he won't be pushed. He knows his own mind. This makes him the only prisoner with guts enough to talk back to the bosses and the only one with nerve enough to escape. That Luke, he's a cool hand
Charade by Stanley Donen( visu )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
A trio of crooks relentlessly pursues a young American through Paris for the fortune her dead husband stole from them. The only person she can trust is a sauve, mysterious stranger
The flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( visu )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
A plane crashes in the Sahara desert and one of the survivors says he is an aircraft designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage
Lonely are the brave by Edward Abbey( visu )
3 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
After landing himself in jail trying to break out his friend, Jack Burns finds himself alone and on the run from the law. Leading the manhunt is Sheriff Morey Johnson, who must bring Burns to justice despite his own sympathy for the fugitive
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( visu )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
A strike force of violent criminals take on a combat mission under the training and leadership of a U.S. Army major (Lee Marvin)
The Naked gun from the files of the police squad! ( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Those screw-loose "Airplane!" creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
Backstairs at the White House ( visu )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
One of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot tales set in Egypt
Another happy day by Sam Levinson( visu )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Lynn and her three youngest children attend the wedding of her estranged eldest son at her parents' Annapolis estate. Though she is hoping for a joyful reunion, her attempts at reconciliation veer quickly off-course when she is hurled into the center of touchy family dynamics
The Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear by David Zucker( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Lt. Drebin returns to rescue the world from a faulty energy policy devised by the White House and oil-lords
The Eiger sanction by Clint Eastwood( visu )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 388 libraries worldwide
International intrigue on the Swiss Alps as a professional assassin comes out of retirement to stalk a deadly double agent who has murdered his closest friend
The Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insult ( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough?
Airport terminal pack ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Airport 1975: A mid-air collision leaves a 747 without a pilot and little hope for survival
Earthquake by Mark Robson( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Island of the blue dolphins by Scott O'Dell( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
An Indian girl lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind. This is the true story of Karana and her fight for survival
The Boston strangler by Richard Fleischer( visu )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and French and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered 13 women
The complete DVD history of U.S. wars 1700-2004 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Born and nurtured in war, America grew in strength and power and now, in the 21st century, it is the foremost military power in the world. George Kennedy takes us on this three hundred-year saga of United States wars
Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
The Jesse Owens story ( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Jesse Owens is the track star who won four gold medals. Spanning over forty years, this powerful docudrama traces Jesse's life from his days as a sharecropper's son, through his incredible record-breaking college years, his marriage to his high school sweetheart, his monumental victories in the 1936 Olympics, and his thirty year struggle to survive in a prejudiced country that he loved so deeply
The sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
The day that Katie Elder is buried, her four sons return home to Clearwater, Texas, to pay their last respects. It is a he-man story, as well as a drama of the maternal influence of Katie Elder, her sacrifice, love and incredible valor. The hopes and aspirations for her sons is movingly communicated from beginning to conclusion
 
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English (169)
German (2)
French (1)
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