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Garfield, John

Overview
Works: 206 works in 613 publications in 7 languages and 11,378 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Historical films  War films  Musical films  Sports films  History  Romance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Host, Speaker, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gentleman's agreement by Elia Kazan( Visual )

55 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine writer Schuyler 'Phil' Green, a widower who has just arrived with his mother and young son in New York, is assigned the task of writing an expose of anti-Semitism. As he searches for a new angle on the topic, he decides to pass as a Jew for several months, which causes no end of trouble for his ailing mother and young son. It also puts his new society girlfriend on the spot, since despite all her intellectual convictions, she cannot quite shake the vicious prejudices of her particular group. In the 40s, Hollywood began exploring serious social problems in an upfront manner, and while a trifle too earnest for some people, this film puts the 'gentleman's agreement' among gentiles to discriminate against Jews directly in the spotlight
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

59 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( Visual )

36 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racketeer's lawyer finds that his boss has found a way to bankrupt New York's "numbers banks" but gets wedged between the numbers racket and a new prosecutor's anti-crime campaign
Destination Tokyo( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo
Body and soul by Robert Rossen( Visual )

26 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves
Humoresque by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

17 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glamorous socialite Helen Wright takes what she wants - clothes, alcohol, men - and uses them up and tosses them aside. Then she meets a brilliant young violinist, Paul Boray. But this is one toy she can't break
Juarez by William Dieterle( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three powerful men in Mexico, Benito Juarez, Napoleon III, and Emperor Maximilian, driven by political passions. And of a woman, Empress Carlota, driven to madness
Air Force by Howard Hawks( Visual )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Flying Fortress Mary-Ann and its crew leave San Francisco for Honolulu on a routine training flight the day before Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Subsequently, the crew mans the Mary-Ann through action at Wake Island, the Philippines, the Battle of the Coral Sea, and Australia. The B-17 seen in many of the scenes would later be lost in action with its crew over the Pacific
They made me a criminal by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanted for a murder he didn't commit, high-living prizefighter Johnny Bradfield (Garfield) flees to avoid arrest. While hiding out on a ranch in Arizona, he meets up with a group of juvenile delinquents (The Dead End Kids). Bradfield takes it upon himself to set the kids straight, as a detective (Rains) closes in on the boxer
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer
Thank your lucky stars( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-Hollywood-scenes story about young talents hoping for their big break
Under my skin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Butler is running out of places to run. After throwing too many U.S. and Italian horse races, he's now on the lam from a gangster whom he purposely double-crossed by winning a big race. Escaping to France, Dan finds more complications and conflict, including a Left Bank café singer who blames him for her boyfriend's death, his ten-year-old son whose idolotry of Butler is being slowly stripped away, and the newly arrived gangster, who wants Dan to throw a high-stakes steeplechase race, or else!
Tortilla Flat by Spencer Tracy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits two houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Tortilla Flat( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits 2 houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
We were strangers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 122 WorldCat member 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
The fallen sparrow by Richard Wallace( Visual )

15 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and French and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Spanish Civil War prisoner, John McKittrick arrives in New York to find the truth behind the death of his friend Louie Lepetino. He finds himself being chased by Nazi agents who want an item he has brought back from Spain and cannot give up. When another of his friends is murdered, McKittrick realizes that he cannot trust anyone around him - not anyone
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bataan: A U.S. Army sergeant fights a rear-guard action in the Philippine jungle in order to cover MacArthur's retreat. His platoon of 13 soldier, including a few veterans, a couple of green recruits, and other assortments of soldiers and officer types, are sensable enough to follow the sergeant's judgment. The group is whittled down through misadventure, disease, and skirmishes with the ever-advancing Japanese, till only a handful remain for a still-shattering last stand. -- Back to Bataan: Colonel Joe Madden is an American soldier who stays behind to organize a ragtag guerrilla army in the forests and hills of the Philippines. At his side is Captain Andres Bonifacio, grandson of a legendary revolutionary martyred in the nation's old war against Spanish colonialists. Joe, Andres, and their fearless irregulars sap the enemy's resolve through hit-and-run missions. As time passes the locals wonder why America doesn't return with troops and weapons. -- Destination Tokyo: Captain Cassidy and his crew of submariners are ordered into Tokyo Bay on a secret mission. They are to gather information in advance of the planned Doolittle air raid on Tokyo. After getting the information they need, they face the harrowing task of getting out of Japan once their presence is detected. -- The Green Berets: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. Their first mission is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken over by the enemy. The second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese general
Four daughters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story of music professor Adam Lemp, his four daughters and the men that love them aims straight at the heart and scores an unerring hit. Poignant, laced with laughter and flawlessly acted, it catches viewers up in the quiet but powerful lives of ordinary people"--Container
The sea wolf( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hell-bent seadog of a captain takes a roughneck recruit, two castaways and his crew on a voyage to doom
He ran all the way by John Berry( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men plan to rob a bank but then are discovered by an undercover police officer
 
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