WorldCat Identities

Brynner, Yul

Works: 163 works in 728 publications in 8 languages and 22,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Western films  Bible films  Religious films  Musical films  Epic films  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Yul Brynner
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

26 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in English and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recently widowed British schoolteacher finds opportunity in Siam as a teacher for the royal children. But her Western ways don't sit well with their father the king - that is, until she wins his respect - and eventually, his love
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 3,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this epic tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's household, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

102 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Originally recorded in 1956. Movie starred Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. Total time 46:01
Westworld by Michael Crichton( Visual )

43 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of a technological paradise suddenly turned nightmare is a genuine shocker. For $1,000 a day, vacationers can indulge whims at the "theme park" called Westworld where the gunhands and dance-hall girls are all robots programmed to serve the guests' violent and lustful fantasies--until something goes wrong with their circuitry
Anastasia by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expatriate White Russian general sets in motion a grand hoax after he meets a destitute woman on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. He is amazed at her resemblance to Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia, rumored to have somehow survived the Bolsheviks' execution of the Romanoff family in 1918. He trains her to impersonate the missing princess but soon begins to feel she may be the real Anastasia. Ultimately, the truth can only be decided by one person--Anastasia's grandmother, the Dowager Empress
Broadway's lost treasures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of Broadway song and dance numbers from The Tony Awards, as performed by the original cast members between 1967 and 1986
To the actor : on the technique of acting by Michael Chekhov( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2002 in French and English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook for professional and amateur actors and directors is designed to train the imagination and body to quickly and effectively call up emotion, develop characters, and strengthen awareness
Return of the magnificent seven by Burt Kennedy( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brynner leads his band of gunslingers to rescue a poor Mexican village from the vicious outlaws who have been terrorizing the inhabitants
The Brothers Karamazov by Richard Brooks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of four wildly disparate brothers in 19th century Czarist Russia, who stand to gain an inheritance from their father, and together they weave a web of intrigue and murder
Cast a giant shadow( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and German and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus. Jewish-American general Marcus is called to the new state of Israel to build an army capable of withstanding its Arab foes
The king and I : original movie soundtrack recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

15 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morituri by Bernhard Wicki( Visual )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German war deserter is blackmailed into conducting an apparent suicide mission for the British. Forced to pose as an SS officer, Robert Crain must seize a German freighter booby-trapped to explode upon capture. Complicating the situation, sixteen prisoners of war are also brought on board, including a beautiful young concentration camp survivor
Taras Bulba by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful Cossack chieftain has bitter disagreements with his rebellious son
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn( Visual )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debonair pirate Jean Lafitte, who historically aided General Andrew Jackson against the British during the War of 1812, has been carrying on a discreet love affair with Annette Claiborne, the daughter of governor William Claiborne, who promises to pardon the pirate and his men
Solomon and Sheba by King Vidor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before his death in ancient Israel, King David has a vision from God telling him that his younger son Solomon should succeed him as king. His other son, Adonijah, is unhappy and vows to attain the throne. Meanwhile, the Egyptian Pharoah agrees to cede a Red Sea port to the Queen of Sheba if she can find a way to destroy Solomon, whose wisdom and benevolent rule is seen as a threat to more tyrannical monarchs in the region
Louis L'Amour western collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the three Sackett brothers, Tye, Orrin, and Tell, who leave Tennessee to start new lives in the West; not being a man to settle down, cowhand Conn Conagher drifts in and out of widow Evie Teale's life; career outlaw Catlow attempts to take some Confederate gold, with his friend, a U.S. marshal, and a ruthless bounty hunter on his tail
Ultimate Broadway( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 40 Broadway musical songs that span from 1943 to 1996
The brothers Karamazov( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fyodor Karamazov is the wealthy father of four grown sons: Dmitri, an elegant officer, always broke and at odds with his father; Ivan, the intellectual; pious Alexe; and half-brother Smerdyakov. Tensions erupt to a murderous end when libertine father and romantic son find themselves vying for the affections of the same woman, the wild Grushenka. Finding themselves adrift without the dark anchor that held them together, the four brothers must now find peace, each in their own way
Catlow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough, lusty Catlow is fast on the draw and even faster when it comes to making a dollar. He's also a wanted man. The Mexican Army is after him. So are his hellcat girlfriend, an Indian war party, a vengeful killer and several hotheaded cowpokes from Catlow's outlaw gang. With enemies like these, it's a good thing Marshal Ben Cowan is around. The marshal is Catlow's best friend, and he'd ride through rattlesnakes to rescue his besieged buddy. Because Cowan wants the pleasure of putting Catlow behind bars all to himself
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The ten commandments
Alternative Names
Bryner, Youl

Brynner, Yul 1920-1985

Khan, Taidje

Yul Brynner

WestworldTo the actor : on the technique of actingReturn of the magnificent sevenCast a giant shadowLouis L'Amour western collectionCatlowYul Brynner : a biography