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Pickens, Slim

Overview
Works: 238 works in 474 publications in 5 languages and 13,053 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Western films  Film adaptations  Parody films  Dark comedy films  Satirical films  History  War films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Slim Pickens
Blazing saddles by Mel Brooks( Visual )

38 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never give a saga an even break! Blazing Saddles is an iconoclastic, not-politically-correct parody; one of the 1970s most successful and popular films. Every clichéd element from every Western ever made is turned upside down and inside out, while retaining all the familiar caricatures--eh, characters--of the genre: a dance-hall girl, a gunslinger, a sheriff, and a town full of pure folk. Mel Brooks redefined film comedy, and proved that even sophomoric, scatological humor could be used to ridicule prejudice, injustice, and apathy
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

45 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dark comedy, chaos erupts when a general orders an attack on the Russians, which subsequently will trigger the Russian "Doomsday Device." The President and his aides struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom
The Apple Dumpling Gang by Norman Tokar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple dumpling gang: A roving bachelor inherits three young orphans and a wealth of problems. When the kids discover a gold nugget they must fend off the greedy townspeople, so they join forces with bumbling outlaws to stage a robbery of the gold
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician, and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base
Will Penny by Tom Gries( Visual )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Penny, an aging, out of work cowboy, is left in the desert to die by a ruthless gang of outlaws. A beautiful young woman and her son, on her way to join her husband, stops to help him and nurses him back to health. Suddenly, Will sees a lifestyle he's never known as he falls in love with her, but the gang is on its way to finish him off
One-eyed Jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio, a bank robber, is bent on revenge against his one-time partner in crime
The howling by Joe Dante( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Severely traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, TV newscaster Karen White takes time off at a secluded retreat called 'the Colony.' But when, after nights of being tormented by bestial, bloodcurdling cries, Karen ventures into the woods seeking answers, she makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life-- but for her soul!"--Container
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Tom Horn by William Wiard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he rode into Wyoming in 1900, Tom Horn was already a legend. He was as successful at wiping out rustlers as he had been at everything else he'd tried. But the West was changing, and a free spirit like Horn was a liability to the men who had hired him. Based on the true story, Tom Horn presents a harsher, less romantic vision of the West, but one that remains true to the frontier's raging spirit
The ballad of Cable Hogue by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prospector discovers a waterhole after being left for dead in the desert by his double-crossing partners. When his ex-partners visit the well, a surprise awaits them
Kung fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure continues for Kwai Chang Caine, a Shoalin priest trained in the wisdom and warfare of China's ancients, following life's path in the American west of the later 1800s
The gunfighters ; &, the gun and the pulpit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gunfighters: The Everett brothers and hard-working ranchers forced into defending themselves from a jealous neighbor. The Gun and the pulpit: A gunslinger on the run assumes the identity of a minister killed in ambush
Dr. Strangelove : or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb( Visual )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of paranoia-inspired, war-happy generals manage to initiate an "accidential" nuclear apocalypse. Joint Chief of Staff "Buck" Turgidson and Air Force Strategic Commander Jack Ripper, order a bomber squadron to attack the USSR. This triggers a Soviet secret weapon called the 'Doomsday Machine.' The weapon is a diabolical retaliatory missile system. In an attempt to advert this catastrophe, British Captain Lionel Mandrake becomes the only person with access to Gen. Ripper. U.S. President Muffley, whose best attempt at diverting this disaster depends on convincing a boozed-up Soviet Premier it's all a silly mistake. Advising the president is Dr. Strangelove, a demented ex-Nazi scientist
Dr. Strangelove : or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dark comedy, chaos erupts when a general orders an attack on the Russians, which subsequently will trigger the Russian "Doomsday Device." The President, his aides and the Pentagon struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom
Rocky mountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1865, Robert E. Lee, in a last-ditch bid to turn the tide of the Civil War, wants the West. Lafe Barstow's task is to get it. He leads a band of Confederates to California to enlist insurrectionists. But another war comes to a head in the West. Marauding Shoshones may prove to be an even fiercer foe than the Union Army
Rancho Deluxe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two drifters become imcompetent cattle rustlers in modern Montana
Family adventure classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged gold: Martha, a widowed socialite raising her son Lloyd, finds love again with Don, a rugged outdoorsman who convinces her to move north. When Lloyd and Don go missing during a dangerous earthquake, Martha is forced to endure an Alaskan winter on her own. Carried by her unwavering will to live, Martha's tale of survival is an uplifting experience for the entire family
She came to the valley ; The gun and the pulpit( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She came to the valley : Amara Westall and her family settle in Texas in the late 19th century. Soon, however, the Mexican military, under the control of the Germans, burns all the settlements in the valley Amara resolves to join Pancho Villa and takes part in his history-changing revolution. The gun and the pulpit : A western thriller about a traveling gunman with a bounty on his head. In his travels, the man comes across the body of a dead minister, murdered in an ambush. To protect himself, the man assumes the minister's identity until he is discovered
Classic westerns collector's set( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four western films on one DVD
 
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Blazing saddles
Alternative Names
Lindley, Louis Bert

Slim Pickens acteur américain

Slim Pickens Amerikaans acteur (1919-1983)

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Slim Pickens amerikansk skuespiller

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