WorldCat Identities

Bridges, Lloyd

Overview
Works: 635 works in 1,294 publications in 6 languages and 25,102 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Western films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Science fiction films  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs 
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 )

126 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

37 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,116 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 )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airplane!: An off-the-wall comedy that spoofs airplane disaster flicks. An ex-fighter pilot is forced to take over the control of an airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, 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. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before
The blue & the gray( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 968 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
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 951 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 )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2009 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 )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 912 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
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

38 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 557 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 )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and held by 547 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
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 536 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
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie lawyer in over his head on a high-profile case hires a feisty paralawyer who specializes in flunking the bar. Their chances of winning are slim to none, until they uncover a trail of corruption
Peter and the wolf( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergei 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 outwit a mighty wolf
Airplane II : the sequel by Ken Finkleman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 412 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 )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 327 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 )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and Spanish and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North and South( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two clans caught on opposite sides when the Civil War erupts in May 1861: the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina. As war is waged on one battlefield after another, lives on the homefront as well as the frontlines drastically change. The hatred, prejudice and greed that tear the fabric of a nation also threaten the very foundation of love and friendship between these two families
Home of the brave( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 260 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 combine with a lifetime of racial discrimination. He may be able to walk again, but only if he can overcome his anger and frustrations
Jane Austen's mafia( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 205 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
Abilene town( Visual )

31 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kansas town becomes the scene of conflict between cattlemen and homesteaders after the Civil War. The town marshall is also torn between Abliene's town beauty and a dance hall queen
 
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Bridges, Lloyd Vernet 1913-1998

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Languages
English (412)

Spanish (12)

French (11)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Polish (1)

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