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Bridges, Lloyd

Overview
Works: 568 works in 1,051 publications in 4 languages and 20,901 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film and video adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Lloyd Bridges, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lloyd Bridges
High noon by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his gang to take revenge
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 2,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,877 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
Honey, I blew up the kid ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 953 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!
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 931 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
Peter and the wolf ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 712 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
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 564 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
Sahara by Zoltan Korda ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explosive war story about a ragtag battalion stranded in the great African desert, after the fall of Tobruk during World War II
The Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blosssoms into full womanhood
John Steinbeck's East of Eden ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 480 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
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and German and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of crack (or is it cracked?) jet jockeys led by an incompetent commander spend their nights carousing and their days training for secret operation "Sleepy Weasel"--A lightning strike against a desert kingdom
The blue & the gray ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the American Civil War from the points of view of both sides
Mask and flippers; the story of skin diving by Lloyd Bridges ( Book )
10 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Airplane II the sequel by Ken Finkleman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 317 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
Hot shots! ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 240 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
Home of the brave by Mark Robson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For black GI Peter Moss (James Edwards), the war never ends. Paralyzed from the waist down, he wages a battle against horrifying memories of the treacherous undergrowth of South Pacific jungle of Japanese snipers, and the virulent racism of his soldier comrades
Blown away by Stephen Hopkins ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an explosion jolts the city of Boston, bomb squad expert Jimmy Dove is pulled out of an early retirement and into the most harrowing work of his career
Abilene town ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Kansas town becomes the scene of conflict between cattlemen and homesteaders after the Civil War
Jane Austen's mafia ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 210 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 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
Classic Western round-up ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texas rangers: Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw
 
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Alternative Names
Bridges, Lloyd Vernet 1913-1998
Languages
English (299)
French (6)
Italian (3)
German (1)
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