WorldCat Identities

Milestone, Lewis 1895-1980

Overview
Works: 441 works in 1,664 publications in 10 languages and 16,595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Historical films  Caper films  History  Naval history  Epic films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , fmd, Performer, Film editor, pmn, Other, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

166 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Ocean's eleven by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is Las Vegas. The time: Midnight, New Year's Eve. Danny Ocean (Sinatra) and 10 of his ex-commando buddies get ready to rob the vaults of 5 casinos simultaneously!
Of mice and men by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

39 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film adaptation of Steinbeck's novella tells the story of 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
Mutiny on the Bounty by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

66 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1787, the HMS Bounty sets out on a journey that will take it through perilous seas to a tropical paradise--and into history as one of the most ill-fated vessels ever to sail for King and country
John Steinbeck's the red pony( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 855 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
The strange love of Martha Ivers by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

98 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 674 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 )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 656 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
Halls of Montezuma by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A squad of Marines pick their way through enemy-infested jungles to find their objective in the island's interior
A walk in the sun( Visual )

55 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, American soldiers of the Fighting 36th hit the beach at Salerno and begin their trek across the countryside toward the Nazi-occupied farmhouse they've been ordered to destroy. One of the ranking officers is killed after the platoon lands on the beach. Now Sgt. Tyne must take over and lead the troop. But the rest of these men are infantrymen who aren't thinking about fighting bravely enough to become officers, but to live long enough to become civilians
The Garden of Eden by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

18 editions published between 1928 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 354 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. Celebrate the rediscovery of this silent gem in its best ever
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

69 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 313 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
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

26 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 295 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 Purple Heart( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 227 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
Rain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic adaptation of Somerset Maugham's short story "Rain" (originally titled "Miss Thompson") stars Joan Crawford as Sadie Thompson, a fun-loving prostitute on a South Seas island who earns the enmity of a self-righteous missionary played by Walter Huston. The scandalous subject made the film extremely controversial upon its release
Arch of triumph by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

30 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 193 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 WWII. A surgeon flees to Paris to escape the Nazis' growing power. After falling in love with an unemployed cabaret singer and finding her a job, he is deported when unable to produce his passport. Things come to a crisis when war is declared
Hallelujah I'm a bum( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and held by 187 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
4 film favorites : Ocean's collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 182 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
Les misérables( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth century France, a former convict tries to overcome his past and is asked to raise a prostitute's daughter, while being hounded by a policeman who vows to put him back behind bars
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
All quiet on the western front
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Ocean's elevenMutiny on the BountyThe strange love of Martha IversThe Gary Cooper collectionHallelujah I'm a bumLes misérables
Alternative Names
Lewis Milestone actor estadounidense

Lewis Milestone Amerikaans filmregisseur

Lewis Milestone réalisateur américain

Lewis Milestone regista statunitense

Lewis Milestone Russian-American film director

Lewis Milestone ryskfödd amerikansk regissör

Lewis Milestone US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Luiss Mailstouns

Milestone, Lewis, 1895-

Miljštejn, Leiv 1895-1980

Milstein, Leib

Milstein, Leib 1895-1980

Milstein, Leon

Milstein Lev

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

ルイス・マイルストン

刘易斯·迈尔斯通

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