WorldCat Identities

Kennedy, Arthur 1914-1990

Works: 360 works in 831 publications in 8 languages and 16,830 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Western films  Action and adventure films  War films  Science fiction films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Author, Honoree, Editor, Author of introduction, Recipient, Correspondent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Arthur Kennedy
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

30 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 3,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab tribes to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obsurity
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks( Visual )

27 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer is a fast-talking salesman living on shoeshines and off- color jokes when he meets up with the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a revivalist preacher who is dazzling the Bible Belt population. Hired to give testimony and raise a few dollars, Elmer discovers he has a true gift of gab and the minimum amount of divine inspiration needed to launch his career as a preacher. Unfortunately, his success is jeopardized when a prostitute and former girlfriend, Lulu Baines, crosses his path
Peyton Place by Mark Robson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
Bend of the river by Anthony Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man with a past guides a band of pioneers from Missouri over the Oregon Trail to a new life in the Columbia River Basin. When the settlers are cheated out of their supplies and cattle, he crosses rivers, climbs mountains and out-guns greedy hijackers to ensure their survival through the first winter
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miao shu ba la ba yu ye su tong ding shi zi jia que huo zhong sheng,jing duo ci shi lian yu mi wang zhong yu gui zhu
The man from Laramie by Anthony Mann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stewart stars as a driven man determined to get frontier justice in this gripping film about the sabotage and savagery of the wild west
High Sierra by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays a convicted killer sprung from jail by a mobster who wants him to assist in a California hotel holdup
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

17 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
A summer place by Wei er sen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at an elite Maine resort, the lovestruck teens Johnny and Molly struggle to cope with adult emotions, as do their parents. Johnny, Molly and their parents discover that love will find a way
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and German and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from a blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced, along with their craft, to microscope size, and to enter the bloodstream to save him
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland in this true-life story
The desperate hours by William Wyler( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and German and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped convict breaks into a suburban home and takes a family hostage
Champion by Mark Robson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's that in the frilly cap and apron, toting the tea tray? Not a pert French maid, but spinster sleuth Miss Marple in disguise. And it's not Darjeeling that's caught her interest : it's murder! ... Comfily ensconced in her railway carriage, Miss Marple sees a strangulation aboard a passing train, then follows a trail of baffling clues to a manor house inhabited by a quarrelsome family. There she takes a job as a domestic, discovers the strangled body, and is on the spot when the culprit strikes again. But no murderer is a match for Miss Marple.--Container
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nevada Smith is a rugged innocent boy born during the 1890s California gold rush to a Native American mother and white father. When he finds his parents murdered by vicious killers, he sets out to track them down
Anzio by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After landing with Allied troops at Anzio, Italy in 1944, war correspondent Dick Ennis and buddy Corporal Rabinoff tell Anzio commander General Lesley that the road to Rome is wide open. But instead of heading to Rome, Lesley attempts to build a coastal stronghold, only to discover that the Germans have outflanked them by enclosing the Anzio beachhead
Boomerang! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dramatization of a factual incident opens in a quiet Connecticut town where a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence
Some came running by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Hirsch, a writer and army veteran, returns to 1948 Parkton, Indiana, his hometown. There he must come to terms with his roots and his future
City for conquest( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein junger Lastwagenfahrer von der New Yorker East Side wird wider Willen Boxer, um seinem begabten jüngeren Bruder die Karriere als Komponist zu ebnen, und erblindet infolge einer Verletzung im Ring. Ein gefühlvolles, menschlich, psychologisch und sozialkritisch glaubwürdiges Filmdrama, das außer starken Schauspielerleistungen eine atmosphärisch dichte Darstellung des Großstadtlebens bietet. [film-dienst]
Air Force by Howard Hawks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 217 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
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Arthur Kennedy acteur américain

Arthur Kennedy Amerikaans acteur

Arthur Kennedy amerikansk skådespelare

Arthur Kennedy amerikansk skodespelar

Arthur Kennedy amerikansk skuespiller

Arthur Kennedy attore statunitense

Arthur Kennedy US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Artur Kenedi

Kennedy, Arthur

Kennedy, John Arthur.

Kennedy, John Arthur 1914-1990

Артур Кенеди

Артур Кеннеді

Кеннеди, Артур

ארתור קנדי

ארתור קנדי שחקן אמריקאי

آرتور کندی (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی



The man from LaramieHigh SierraCheyenne autumnThe desperate hoursNevada SmithCity for conquestChasing the elephant into the bush : the polit[i]cs of complacency