WorldCat Identities

Webb, Jack 1920-1982

Works: 504 works in 899 publications in 5 languages and 11,975 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Television cop shows  Documentary films  Comedy films  Police films  War films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director, Narrator, Producer, Author of screenplay, Speaker, Other, Scenarist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jack Webb
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

31 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Dragnet by Tom Mankiewicz( Visual )

91 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a comedy homage to the famed 1950s and 1960s police drama, Detective Joe Friday, the straitlaced nephew of the original, reluctantly teams up with a nonconformist detective named Streebek to save Los Angeles from a power hungry phony TV preacher and a corrupt Police Commissioner, leading to comic adventures with oddball characters
Männer-- Men by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

23 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war veteran paralyzed in combat returns home and finds he will never walk again, bitterly refusing to see his fiancé. She must force him to confront reality and break his physical and emotional confinement. When feeling starts to return to his legs, it could be his last hope, or final downfall
The badge by Jack Webb( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1951 to 1959, Jack Webb starred as Sergeant Joe Friday in Dragnet, the most successful police drama in television history. Webb was also the creator of Dragnet, and what made the show so revolutionary was its documentary-style format and the fact that each episode was "ripped" from the files of the LAPD. But 1950s television censors deemed many of the stories in the LAPD's files too violent or sensational for the airwaves. This is Webb's collection of stories that could not be presented on TV: untold, behind-the-scenes accounts of the Black Dahlia murder, the Brenda Allen confessions, Stephen Nash's "thrill murders," and Donald Bashor's "sleeping lady murders," to name just a few. Case by case, The Badge takes readers on a spine chilling police tour through the dark, shadowy world of Los Angeles crime.--From publisher description
Halls of Montezuma by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of US soldiers are sent into a heavily-fortified enemy island, their objective - a Japanese rocket site in the island's interior. As they pick their way through enemy-infested jungles, the senior officer (Widmark) is transformed from a former school teacher into a combat-hardened leader and his disparate squad of men is forged into a cohesive fighting unit
He walked by night by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and German and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir semi-documentary style treatment based on an actual Los Angeles Police Department case. A cop killer manages to elude detection by intercepting police radio calls and by altering his appearance. Evidence points to an alienated electronics expert
Dragnet by Jack Webb( Recording )

55 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six episodes of the radio program Dragnet originally broadcast in 1954
Emergency!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race to the scene with the heroic men of paramedic Squad 51 and the emergency staff of Rampart Hospital as they respond round-the-clock to LA's most dire emergencies
Dragnet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the classic TV series: 1. The big name, 2. the big protecter, 3. the big break
Pete Kelly's blues( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kansas City singer and his jazz band bow down to pressure from a local gangster and take on the thug's alcoholic girlfriend as a singer
Adam-12( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still mourning the death of his former partner, Officer Pete Malloy is teamed with rookie Jim Reed, and together they serve and protect Los Angeles as Adam-12, their unit's radio call number
The decade you were born( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you were born in the 50s your parents spurred the biggest story of the 20th century, the rise of the middle class, and millions of Americans left the cities for the suburbs to own a home of their own, a building boom was on. This was the decade where people built Bomb Shelters, if you were born in the early fifties you are a baby Boomer, the most influential and powerful group of Americans ever born
Emergency!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lives are on the line, the Emergency! team is there and ready for action. Reunite with Squad 51 and the heroic staff of Rampart Hospital in all gripping Season 2 episodes of the pioneering series that was the first to show the real-life drama of being an EMT. From mysterious widespread viruses to dangerous overdoses to a treacherous gas explosion, there's no crisis too tough for brave paramedics Roy DeSoto (Kevin Tighe) and John Gage (Randolph Mantooth). With their trademark wit and humor, they're always ready to race to the scene of LA's most dire situations. Along for the ride are some of TV's most popular stars, including Dick Van Patten, John Travolta (Welcome Back Kotter), Deidre Hall and many more. From legendary producer Jack Webb (Dragnet) comes the incredible second season of Emergency! - the TV show that broke new ground for all action series to come
Old time radio( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve classic mystery radio programs from radio's golden age
Dragnet 1967( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic police drama is updated for the 1960s. No-nonsense Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Bill Gannon, tackle traditional police cases and face new challenges such as LSD, race riots, and public service TV shows
The D.I by Elia Suleiman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drill instructor Sgt. Moore has the job of turning raw Marine recruits into lean, mean fighting machines, but can he reform both one young man who can't seem to take the pressure, and his own private life?
Adam-12( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime in on the rise in the City of Angels, with more gangs, drugs, riots, and brutality, pushing Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed to the edge. Together they put their lives on the line to serve and protect Los Angeles as Adam-12, their unit's radio call number
Classic suspense( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of various TV show episodes
Red nightmare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the nightmare of an American citizen who finds his world transformed into a Communist society. Shows how this experience awakens him to his obligations to his family, community and his country
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Alternative Names
Jack Webb Amerikaans acteur (1920-1982)

Jack Webb attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Jack Webb cinéaste américain

Jack Webb US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Schauspieler und Produzent

Randolph, John 1920-1982

Webb, Jack

Webb, John Randolph 1920-1982

Джек Уэбб

Џек Веб

جک وب فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی



English (283)

German (6)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

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