WorldCat Identities

Bridges, Lloyd

Works: 661 works in 1,414 publications in 7 languages and 25,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television mini-series  History  Western films  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Parody films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lloyd Bridges
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

140 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,038 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 )

46 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,071 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
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,116 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
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,876 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 )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 964 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
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 956 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 )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 923 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 )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 919 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
Peter and the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a combination of live-action and animation, a real boy named Peter discovers the magic of imagination and the spirit of adventure. Prokofiev's 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 animated friends--a bird, a cat, and a dizzy duck--outwit a mighty wolf
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

40 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 568 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 )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 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 by John Steinbeck( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 534 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 )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blossoms into full womanhood. Outstanding performances by Katharine Hepburn and Burt Lancaster
Airplane II : the sequel by Ken Finkleman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 448 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?
Blown away by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 342 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 )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home of the brave( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 265 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
North and South( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 251 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
Jane Austen's mafia( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 3 languages 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 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canyon passage: Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line
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Airplane!Joe versus the volcanoHoney, I blew up the kidHot shots!Blown awayJane Austen's mafia
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Bridges, Lloyd Vernet 1913-1998

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