WorldCat Identities

Bridges, Lloyd

Overview
Works: 673 works in 1,205 publications in 5 languages and 24,735 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Western films  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Science fiction films  Parody films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lloyd Bridges
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

102 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. He takes up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eight part series, which chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lois Lowry's beloved, best-selling young adult novel, the haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. With the odds against him, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all - something no one has ever done before
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
Honey, I blew up the kid( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. In this installment, the goofy inventor Dad accidentally zaps his little son with a particle beam. Soon the 112-foot-tall baby heads for the bright lights of Las Vegas, and the chase is on!
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former renegade pilot Topper Harley (Charlie Sheen) is coaxed out of retirement in a Buddhist temple by a beautiful CIA agent to undertake a do-or-die mission to rescue U.S. hostages in Iraq. Topper and his Hot Shots follow an action-packed trail booby-trapped with spoofs of Apocalypse now and the Rambo movies and filled with famous faces in hilarious cameos
The blue & the gray( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic story covering a period in U.S. history from John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 to the summer of 1865 following President Lincoln's death. Focuses on two related families living on either side of the Mason-Dixon line who find themselves at war with each other
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

36 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 540 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
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Sahara by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a ragtag battalion is stranded in the African desert after the fall of the Libyan city of Tobruk, Sergeant Gunn and his crew "Waco" Hoyt and Jimmy Doyle retreat in their tank across the Sahara. Along the way they pick up six Allied stragglers and Tambul, a Sudanese corporal and his Italian prisoner. Tambul directs the group to a desert fortress where they hope to find desperately needed water. A detachment of German soldiers arrives and attempts to barter food for water, but Gunn and his followers refuse. When the Germans attack, Gunn lead his desert-weary men in a desperate battle, hoping that British reinforcements can arrive in time
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blossoms into full womanhood
Peter and the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prokofiev's spectacular musical score comes alive as Peter awakens to the first day of spring. The beautiful morning turns into an amazing adventure as Peter and his friends--a bird, a cat, and a deliciously dizzy duck--outwit a mighty wolf. In a touching live-action story intertwining the animation, a real boy named Peter discovers the magic of imagination and the spirit of adventure
Airplane II : the sequel by Ken Finkleman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a spoof of disaster films, an airplane is out of control and the crew struggles to save it. Worst of all, they are out of coffee
Blown away by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an explosion jolts Boston, bomb squad expert Jimmy Dove (Jeff Bridges) is thrust into the most harrowing work of his career. Evidence points to a bomber more dangerous and skilled than any he's ever faced -- except one. The possibility that the terrorist is his former mentor (Tommy Lee Jones) increases the stakes. As his friends and family are unsuspectingly drawn into the action, Jimmy is forced to face not only his bbitter enemy but also his haunting past
Mask and flippers by Lloyd Bridges( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in Spanish and English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North & south by John Jakes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner John Thornton
Home of the brave( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a play by Arthur Laurents, it recounts the story of a young black soldier who has suffered a nervous breakdown and developed psychosomatic paralysis. Crippled by rage and trauma, his condition was induced by experiences encountered during a reconnaissance mission combined with a lifetime of racial discrimination. He may be able to walk again, but only if he can overcome his anger and frustrations
The blue and the gray recut( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic story covering a period in U.S. history from John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 to the summer of 1865 following President Lincoln's death. Focuses on two related families living on either side of the Mason-Dixon line who find themselves at war with each other
Jane Austen's mafia( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an epic saga of disorganized crime, this comedy spoof focuses on the dysfunctional crime family headed by Lloyd Bridges as the ruthless, powerful, and clumsy Godfather Vincenzo Cortino. When the time comes to choose the next Don Cortino, a riotous rivalry breaks out between his two sons, one a war hero and the other a raving psychotic
 
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Alternative Names
Bridges, Lloyd Vernet 1913-1998

Lloyd Bridges acteur américain

Lloyd Bridges Amerikaans acteur

Lloyd Bridges amerykański aktor

Lloyd Bridges attore statunitense

Lloyd Bridges US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ллойд Бриджес

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لوید بریجز بازیگر آمریکایی

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劳埃德·布里奇斯

羅伊德·布里吉斯

Languages
English (312)

French (8)

Spanish (6)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Airplane!Joe versus the volcanoHoney, I blew up the kidHot shots!Blown awayJane Austen's mafia