WorldCat Identities

Bridges, Lloyd

Works: 706 works in 1,432 publications in 5 languages and 25,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Western films  Television adaptations  Science fiction films  Television mini-series  Parody films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lloyd Bridges
High noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

125 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,677 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. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

41 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War where Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,882 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
Airplane!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, an ex-Navy pilot with a deep aversion to planes finds himself on a flight with an ex-girlfriend he wants to win back. He becomes embroiled in a crisis where the crew and many of the passengers have fallen seriously ill. Now, it is up to him to overcome his fear of flying and land the airplane safely before the poisonings become fatal
High Noon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,254 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
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 952 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
The blue & the gray( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over 160 characters and 6,300 extras, the film reconstructs an eternally fascinating and controversial era in American history -- when families and nation were divided between the black and the white, North and South, and The Blue And The Gray
Honey, I blew up the kid( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 920 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!
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 805 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
Roots( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Sahara by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the fall of the Libyan city of Tobruk, Sergeant Joe Gunn and his crew 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 water. A detachment of German soldiers arrives and attempts to barter food and water, but Gunn and his followers refuse. The Germans attack, Gunn leads his men in a battle, hoping that British reinforcements can arrive in time
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 531 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
The Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A confidence man, hired by a south-western rancher to produce rain within twenty-four hours for a drought-stricken farming area, brings hope and faith into the barren life of the rancher's frustrated daughter, who seems destined for spinsterhood in spite of her family's efforts to find her a husband
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ace fighter pilot with a disciplinary problem is recruited to join an incompetent team of jet jockeys for a top-secret mission
Airplane II : the sequel by Ken Finkleman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again?
Hot shots! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 410 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
Mask and flippers by Lloyd Bridges( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blown away by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 334 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
A walk in the sun( Visual )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 310 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
Santa Fe Trail : Abilene town( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Fe Trail: s pre-civil war historical battle for "Bloody Kansas." Abilene Town: A dutiful sheriff finds himself in the middle of a war between cattlemen and homesteaders in Kansas
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Airplane!Joe versus the volcanoHoney, I blew up the kidAirplane!RootsHot shots!Blown away
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Bridges, Lloyd Vernet 1913-1998

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English (385)

French (10)

Spanish (8)

German (1)

Polish (1)