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Fonda, Henry 1905-1982

Works: 1,549 works in 5,326 publications in 10 languages and 79,556 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Western films  History  Biography  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Spaghetti Westerns 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Producer, Speaker, Other, sht, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee, Commentator, Contributor, Director, Conductor
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
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

167 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
The grapes of wrath by John Ford( Visual )

168 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

91 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,466 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
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Great Depression. Following a prison term, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by weather and the greed of the banking industry. The family packs up and heads for the promised land - California
On Golden Pond by Mark Rydell( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflicts between three generations of the Thayers. The 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 son, while the 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
The longest day( Visual )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete story of the D-Day landings at Normandy through the eyes of all its participants
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

101 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,709 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
Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen( Visual )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
Once upon a time in the West by Sergio Leone( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,552 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
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

80 editions published between 1938 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Although she is to be wed to Preston, the engagement is called off due to her insensitivity and unusual behavior. When Preston returns from the North married, Julie's pride and selfish nature resurfaces and she provokes a duel between Buck (Julie's ardent admirer) and Ted (Preston's brother) to the death. Later when a yellow fever epidemic strikes Preston, Julie goes to his side
Midway by Jack Smight( Visual )

47 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 Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

75 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,357 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
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

58 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,353 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
Yours, mine and ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and Undetermined 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
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical drama that tells the story of a young frontier leader, his spirited wife, and their struggles in the backwoods of New York state. A farmer named Gil Martin who brings his well-bred wife Lana from New York to the as-yet-unsettled Mohawk valley--only to be met with unexpected strife as the Revolutionary War goes into full swing
Fail-safe by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 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
Once upon a time in the West by Sergio Leone( Visual )

97 editions published between 1968 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious loner, a falsely accused renegade, a young widow, a railroad magnate and his vicious hired gun cross paths in a tale of land grabbing, greed and murder in the old West
Battle of the Bulge( Visual )

30 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December of 1944 the defeat of Nazi Germany seemed imminent after five tragic years of war. But suddenly, the Allies were faced with a ferocious surprise attack by the Germans on the Belgian front. With deadly new tanks, fresh troops and a cunning commander, the Third Reich was about to make one last vicious assault that could easily turn the tide of World War II and perhaps history
The Ox-Bow incident( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Young Mr. Lincoln( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 1,141 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
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.10 for The Grapes ... to 0.90 for Die Fondas ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Once upon a time in the West Once upon a time in the West
How the West was wonFort ApacheMister RobertsOnce upon a time in the WestJezebelYours, mine and oursFail-safeOnce upon a time in the WestYoung Mr. Lincoln
Alternative Names
Fonda, Genri

Fonda, Genri 1905-1982

Fonda, Genry 1905-1982

Fonda, Hank 1905-1982

Fonda, Henri 1905-1982

Fonda Henris

Fonda, Henry

Fonda, Henry Jaynes 1905-1982

Fonda, Khenri 1905-1982

Fondah, Henri 1905-1982

Henri Fonda

Henricus Fonda

Henrijs Fonda amerikāņu aktieris

Henry Fonda acteur américain

Henry Fonda actor american

Henry Fonda actor estadounidense

Henry Fonda actor estatunidenc

Henry Fonda aktor amerikan

Henry Fonda aktor amerykański

Henry Fonda ameerika näitleja

Henry Fonda American actor

Henry Fonda americký herec

Henry Fonda Amerikaans filmacteur

Henry Fonda Amerikano nga aktor

Henry Fonda amerikansk skådespelare

Henry Fonda ator american

Henry Fonda attore statunitense

Henry Fonda dramatan Lamerikänik

Henry Fonda US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Henry Fonda Usana aktoro

Henry Fonda usona aktoro

Henry Fonda yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Phonta, Chenri 1905-1982

Φόντα, Χένρι 1905-1982

Χένρι Φόντα

Генри Фонда американский актёр театра и кино

Генры Фонда

Генрі Фонда

Генрі Фонда американський актор

Гэнры Фонда амэрыканскі актор

Фонда Генри

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

هنری فوندا هنرپیشه آمریکایی

ھێنری فۆندا

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হেনরি ফন্ডা মার্কিন অভিনেতা

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폰다, 헨리 1905-1982

폰다, 헨리 제인스 1905-1982

헨리 폰다 미국의 배우

헨리 폰다 배우

フォンダ, ヘンリー


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亨利·方達 美國著名電影、電視、舞台劇演員

亨利方達 美國電影男演員