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Grainger, Edmund 1906-1981

Overview
Works: 101 works in 242 publications in 2 languages and 3,914 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Comedy films  Musical films  Western films  Crime films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Edmund Grainger
 
Most widely held works by Edmund Grainger
Flying tigers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the 1st American Volunteer Group, a group American airmen fighting the Japanese over China in early World War II
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

16 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's World War II. Major Dan Kirby (John Wayne) is hard on his marines. His subordinate Captain Carl Griffin thinks the Major is overdoing it, but Kirby proves that there is a method to his madness after all
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An O.S.S. commander and his outnumbered Allied guerrilla force must overcome incredible odds as they train the Kachin natives in modern warfare. But jungle combat, particularly against a Japanese army as familiar with the terrain as the Kachin, is more grueling than they had reckoned
The racket by John Cromwell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation
Home from the hill by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wade Hunnicutt is a big man who looms over the Texas backwoodsmen who work his land, over the embittered wife that he cheats on, and over the sons who strive for their father's respect. An emotionally volatile tale of an epic clash between generations. Wade's sons, determined to be their own men, are in danger of repeating their father's life-crippling legacy of lust and violence
Cimarron by Anthony Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic Western about the Cravet family settling the Oklahoma prairie
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most successful G.I. films of its time this film ranges over the invasion of Tarawa and Iwo Jima culminating in the capture of Mt. Suribachi during the latter stages of the Pacific War. John Wayne mixes authoritarianism and paternalism as a tough sergeant leading a small group of raw recruits into battle hardened maturity. It is Wayne's dominating performance and the attention that was paid to accuracy in the staging of the battles that lifts the film above some of the cliches inherent in the script
John Wayne collection ; They were expendable ; Operation Pacific ; Flying leathernecks ; Back to Bataan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
Bundle of joy by Norman Taurog( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A salesgirl picks up a foundling, is mistaken for its unwed mother and must keep up the charade, baby and all, to keep her job. The musical remake of one of the great comedies of the '30s, Bachelor Mother
Green mansions by Mel Ferrer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel is a political fugitive seeking gold in South America to fund his revenge against his father's assassins. Imprisoned by natives, he's told to enter the forbidden forest & kill Rima, an innocent whom the Indians think is an evil spirit. Abel & Rima are drawn to each other & start a quest of their own, but destiny awaits them
The sands of Iwo Jima ; The Flying Tigers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sands of Iwo Jima: A tough Marine sergeant turns raw recruits into fighting men during World War II in the Pacific
The sheepman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easygoing Jason Sweet won a trainload of sheep in a poker game and aims to graze them. Powder Valley looks like the perfect place. A cattle baron and a woman try to come between Jason and his sheep
They were expendable : Flying Leathernecks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
Film noir classic collection : 5 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life
Split second by Dick Powell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaped killers led flee a Nevada prison to the ghost town of Yucca Flats, even though a nuclear blast is set to detonate there at 6 a.m. the following morning. Drawing a hapless group of passersby into their circle of desperation, the killers hold court over a night of suspense and terror
Charles Dicken's Mystery of Edwin Drood( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Jasper, an opium-addicted choirmaster of an English cathedral, who is accused of killing his nephew, Edwin Drood
The invisible ray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on an expedition to Africa, a scientist discovers an unknown element a thousand times more powerful than radium. Contaminated by contact with this element, he finds that he kills everyone he touches, and the antidote produces unexpected side effects
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection, Robert Mitchum collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackbeard the pirate by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honest Edward Maynard finds himself serving as ship's surgeon under the infamous pirate Blackbeard
 
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Flying tigers
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Flying leathernecksHome from the hillCimarronCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionBundle of joyThey were expendable : Flying Leathernecks
Alternative Names
Edmund Grainger Amerikaans filmproducent (1906-1981)

Edmund Grainger léiritheoir scannán Meiriceánach

Edmund Grainger producteur américain

Edmund Grainger productor de cine estadounidense

Edmund Grainger productor de cine estauxunidense (1906–1981)

Edmund Grainger productor de cinema estatunidenc

Grainger, Ed

Grainger, Ed 1906-1981

Grainger, J. Edmund

Grainger, J. Edmund 1906-1981

Grainger, J. Edmund (James Edmund)

Grainger, J. Edmund (James Edmund), 1906-1981

Grainger, James Edmund

Grainger, James Edmund 1906-1981

Granger, Ed

Granger, Ed 1906-1981

Эдмунд Грэйнджер

אדמונד גריינגר מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

إدموند غرينجر منتج أفلام أمريكي

Languages
English (115)

Spanish (1)