WorldCat Identities

Baker, Carroll 1931-

Works: 154 works in 449 publications in 6 languages and 14,481 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Western films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carroll Baker
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )
36 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,448 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
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )
23 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Edna Ferber's epic novel of a wealthy Texas cattle rancher who marries a strong-willed Virginia woman and the problems they encounter with politics and prejudices of the time. Bonus features include multiple documentaries
The big country by William Wyler( Visual )
28 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship
Kindergarten cop by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran detective is forced to go undercover as a kindergarten teacher to trap an elusive criminal
The game by David Fincher( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
Baby doll by Elia Kazan( Visual )
34 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cotton-mill owner Archie Meighan, married to nineteen-year-old "Baby Doll", looks forward to the day his wife turns twenty and will finally allow him to sleep with her. But he has competition in the form of sly business competitor Silva Vacarro, who covets both Archie's cotton mill and his young and beautiful wife
Ironweed by Hector Babenco( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums. She used to be a singer on the radio, he used to be a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them. Helen is sick, one of their pals has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped. Visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed. One night, while drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar. Next day, Fran visits his wife and children and meets a grandson. He could stay, but decides it's not for him. Helen gets their things out of storage and finds a hotel. Amidst their mistakes and dereliction, they live with a code of fairness and loyalty
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )
11 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and French and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
The watcher in the woods by Walt Disney Pictures( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American teenager experiences strange and supernatural events in an English country house
Native son ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bigger Thomas, the black chauffeur for the wealthy Dalton family, is accused of the murder of the Daltons' daughter Mary. The search for Mary's missing body and Thomas' trial shake the family and the city of Chicago, exposing the fears and prejudices of the late 1940's
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and German and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth and teachings to His crucifixtion and Resurrection
A Roman tale by Carroll Baker( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
Captain Apache ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A full-blooded Apache (Lee Van Cleef) is assigned by Union Intelligence to investigate the murder of an Indian Commissioner
War classics Casablanca express ; Cold war killers ; A yank in Libya ; Waterfront ; Commandos ; Eagles attack at dawn ; Hitler's SS: portrait of evil ; Go for broke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2. Commandos: "U.S. Army Sgt. Sullivan is in an against-all-odds war adventure about a group of misfit soldiers he trains to stage a daring mission in North Africa. The platoon is ordered to take over an Italian camp, but as soon as the American soldiers reach their target, all hell breaks loose when some unexpected twists get in the way of completing their mission." Eagles attack at dawn: This story "is centered on a rescue mission to retrieve Israeli commandos from a Syrian prison. The operation is a covert maneuver involving members of the Israeli Army and Security Services".--Container. Hitler's SS: portrait of evil: "An overall look at Hitler's regime, focusing in on two young brothers from Berlin who join the Nazi camp"--Container. Go for broke: "The 442nd Regimental Combat Team is honored due to its make-up of mostly Japanese-American volunteers who loyally and courageously fought in World War II against their homeland and in the name of the United States. In particular, the film focuses on Lt. Mike Grayson, who holds prejudices against his men; ideas that were prevalent about all Japanese-Americans at the time. But as he watches the valiant men selflessly engage in battle, the lieutenant's biases are slowly chipped away until they are completely dissolved by the end of the war"--Container
Harlow by Gordon Douglas( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood in 1928 is a land of milk and honey, magic and fantasy. Jean Harlow's spectacularly controversial and tragic career begins with bit parts in movies while she's living with her mother and opportunistic stepfather. When Hollywood agent Arthur Landau spots her on a film set, he gets her a series of comedy roles and soon realizes he has a gold mine. She becomes an overnight sensation and critics hail her as the next great sex symbol
Tennessee Williams' Baby doll ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1956 and 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archie has only one real joy in life: his child-bride Baby Doll. In a few hours he will really have her, because the one-year marriage agreement that has kept them under the same leaky roof--but never in the same bed--is about to run out. Tennessee William's first original screenplay
Greatest classic legends film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She wore a yellow ribbon : Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled. 3 Godfathers: Three outlaws on the run discover a dying woman and her baby. They swear to bring the infant to safety across the desert, even at the risk of their own lives. Cheyenne Autumn: Lack of supplies imperative to their survival drives the Cheyenne tribe to embark on a 1,500 miles journey back to their ancestral hunting grounds. US Cavalry Capt. Thomas Archer is charged with their retrieval, but during the hunt grows to respect their noble courage, and decides to help them. Wagon master: Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey
The Miracle by Max Reinhardt( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The postulant nun Teresa forsakes the convent to rejoin the soldier she loves. During Teresa's adventures, the statue of the Madonna miraculously comes to life and takes her place in the convent. Teresa repents and returns to her former life
The complete James Dean collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rebel without a cause] : Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.00 for John Ford' ... to 1.00 for Ultra blon ...)
Alternative Names
Baker, Carrol 1931-
Baker, Carroll
Piekarski, Karolina 1931-