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Fonda, Henry 1905-1982

Overview
Works: 1,241 works in 4,696 publications in 14 languages and 78,704 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Historical films  War films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Legal films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Producer, Speaker, sht, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Henry Fonda
 
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Most widely held works by Henry Fonda
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

195 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression is depicted in this immortal film of the Steinbeck classic
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

168 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
On Golden Pond by Mark Rydell( Visual )

97 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Once upon a time in the West by Sergio Leone( Visual )

152 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

105 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

79 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

91 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

51 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy is unable to prevent three wandering travellers from being unjustly lynched for murder
Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen( Visual )

41 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during the waning days of World War II. In the Navy Register it is listed as 'The Reluctant, ' but to its crew it is known as 'The Bucket.' The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant martinet of a captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

111 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

53 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
Young Mr. Lincoln by John Ford( Visual )

61 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unforgettable portrait of the early life of the Great Emancipator, young Mr. Lincoln, after teaching himself law, has barely started practicing when an Independence Day celebration ends with a stabbing. Abe first stops a lynch mob from killing brothers Matt and Adam Clay, and then defends them against a seasoned prosecutor and his crafty adviser. As presented here, Lincoln is a strong but peaceful frontier democrat, his quiet, awkward, folksy demeanor the outward manifestation of a deep humility, and a wise sadness at human folly. His awareness that his attempts to reconcile opposing forces--despite the occasional temporary victory--are doomed but necessary, hint at the character that will respond to the destiny that awaits him
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

75 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Scorned by the man she loves, she lashes out in revenge and destroys lives in the process
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

65 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Midway( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle of the Pacific, at Midway Island. While fictional, the film uses a great deal of documentary footage of the actual battle, featuring hundreds of ships of all sizes, from patrol boats to battleships and multiple carriers with hundreds of aircraft. US forces get wind of an imminent Japanese action and tries to sort fact from fiction, while the Japanese plan and execute their own attack plans. An epic on a grand scale that incorporates a huge cast, the film emphasizes the sheer scale of battles fought in the Pacific theater, which even when victorious, cost hundreds of lives
War and peace by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

81 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
Fail-safe by Stephen Frears( Visual )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

44 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the widening struggle for American independence. A newly married couple, homesteading in New York's Mohawk Valley, is driven into a nearby fort by repeated attacks from Indian tribes allied with the British
Battle of the Bulge by Na jin( Visual )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign
 
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Fonda, Genri

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Fonda, Hank 1905-1982

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Fonda, Khenri 1905-1982

Fondah, Henri 1905-1982

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Henry Fonda US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

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Phonta, Chenri 1905-1982

Φόντα, Χένρι 1905-1982

Χένρι Φόντα

Генри Фонда американский актёр театра и кино

Генры Фонда

Генрі Фонда

Гэнры Фонда амэрыканскі актор

Фонда, Генри, 1905-1982

Фонда, Генры 1905-1982

Фонда, Хенри 1905-1982

Хенри Фонда

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הנרי פונדה

הנרי פונדה שחקן אמריקאי

פונדה, הנרי 1905-1982

هنرى فوندا

هنري فوندا

هنري فوندا ممثل أمريكي

هنری فوندا

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Once upon a time in the WestHow the West was wonJohn Ford's My darling ClementineMister RobertsFort ApacheThe lady EveYoung Mr. LincolnJezebel