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Milestone, Lewis 1895-1980

Works: 266 works in 1,412 publications in 11 languages and 15,718 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Comedy films  History  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Caper films  Western films  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, pmn, fmd, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

154 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

39 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champaign fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

90 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This war melodrama tells the story of a platoon of American soldiers in Italy in 1943 striving to attain their objective: a farmhouse occupied by German soldiers
The strange love of Martha Ivers by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

118 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman kills her wealthy aunt in a row over the woman's boyfriend; another man protects the woman from prosecution in return for her agreement to marry him; eighteen years later the boyfriend returns and the woman openly renews her romance with him
Pork Chop Hill by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

44 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korean War film of a true tale of the desperate soldiers who finally take the top of Pork Chop Hill, only to find themselves surrounded by enemy forces
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

55 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earle Williams, a convict about to be executed, escapes, throwing the criminal court building into chaos. Newspaper reporters try to "scoop" the story by holding Williams in a roll-top desk in the press room
The red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

30 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of conflict between a nine year old boy, his father and the family's hired man. The son works his way from despair to contentment with the aid of a small red pony
John Steinbeck's the red pony by John Steinbeck( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck adapted three of his own classic short stories to create a powerful family portrait. Young Tom is unable to find the love and guidance he needs from his parents. For friendship and support, Tom turns to the easy-going hired hand, Billy Buck. In an attempt to become closer to his son, Tom's father gives him a red pony to raise. As the horse becomes the focus of Tom's life, it ultimately drives the family further apart as Tom turns to Billy for help in rearing his beloved pet
Halls of Montezuma by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A squad of Marines pick their way through enemy-infested jungles to find their objective in the island's interior
Les misérables by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

21 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
Arch of triumph by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

63 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by a secret past and tormented by an uncertain future, two lonely people are drawn together in Paris during the last desperate days of freedom before World War II. Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer are perfectly matched as the disillusioned singer and the German refugee who find love in the midst of the growing insanity. But when Boyer is deported and Ingrid left unprotected, they must fight not only for their love, but for their lives, as destiny seals their tragic fate in this classic tale of desperation and desire
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

61 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie Thompson is a South Seas island trollop confronted by an old-fashioned fire- and brimstone minister who masquerades his desire for her as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, the minister cuts his throat. Sadie turns to a naive Marine and continues her dissolute lifestyle
The Gary Cooper collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
The Purple Heart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a group of American flyers take part in the first U.S. air retaliation attack against Japan and crash-land into history's most astounding prisoner-of-war story. The "Doolittle Raiders" are put on trial in a Japanese civil court, not as P.O.W.s, but as criminals charged with murder. As this travesty of justice proceeds, the airmen realize that their only hope of avoiding execution is to reveal to their enemy captors the top-secret details of their flight to Japan: a choice between death and and betrayal of country
The Garden of Eden by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

16 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stylish and sophisticated, the film follows vocalist Toni LeBrun (Corinne Griffith), who leaves her family's bakery for Budapest to become an opera singer,unaware that she has contracted to perform as a chorus dancer at the Palais de Paris, a cabaret run by the decadent and delightfully menacing Madame Bauer (Maude George). Toni soon escapes to Monte Carlo with the cabaret's seamstress, Rosa (Louise Dresser), after warding off the wily cabaret patron, Baron Henri D'Avril (Lowell Sherman). At the deluxe Hotel Eden, Toni attracts the attention of potential suitor Richard Dupont (Charles Ray), but she's in danger of being exposed before he asks for her hand. Dueling attention from Richard's uncle, Colonel Dupont (Edward Martindel), and a surprise guest create further romantic adventures for the couple. Directed by Lewis Milestone.Featuring: Corrine Griffith, Maude George, Louise Dresser, Lowell Sherman, Charles Ray and Edward Martindel
Hallelujah I'm a bum( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Bumper, life is just a bowl of cherries. Living in New York City's Central Park, the happy-go-lucky hobo king spends his time singing and enjoying himself without a care in the world. But when he rescues a beautiful amnesiac from a park lake, his cares suddenly increase. Not only has he fallen in love with the pretty blonde, but he has also discovered she's the missing sweetheart of Bumper's good buddy, the Mayor of New York
The North star by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

55 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propagandistic drama about the disruption of a Russian village after the invasion by Nazi Germany. Several young friends struggle to bring weapons to resistance fighters in time to save their village
4 film favorites Ocean's collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's twelve (125 min.): Set three years after Ocean's 11, this sequel shows us Danny Ocean gathering up his complete gang of con artists and thieves from the first film in New York City before they all jet off to Amsterdam, Rome, and Paris to pull off three seperate heists. All the while, the boys must deal with increasing pressure from a very mad Terry Benedict, a dedicated Europol agent, and a mysterious French rival simply called Dinner Jacket
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
All quiet on the western front
Alternative Names
Lewis Milestone actor estadounidense

Lewis Milestone Amerikaans filmregisseur

Lewis Milestone réalisateur américain

Lewis Milestone regista statunitense

Lewis Milestone US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Luiss Mailstouns

Miljštejn, Leiv 1895-1980

Milstein, Leib 1895-1980

Milștein, Lev 1895-1980

Milstein, Lewis

Milstein, Lewis 1895-1980

Λούις Μάιλστοουν

Льюис Майлстоун

Льюїс Майлстоун

Льюїс Майлстоун 1895-1980

Майлстоун, Льюис

Майлстоун, Льюис 1895-1980

Мильштейн, Лейб 1895-1980

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לואיס מיילסטון

لويس مايلستون

لوییس میلستون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

লুইস মাইলস্টোন

루이스 마일스톤

마일스톤, 루이스 1895-1980

マイルストン, ジョン



Ocean's elevenThe strange love of Martha IversLes misérablesThe Gary Cooper collectionHallelujah I'm a bumThe North star