WorldCat Identities

Baker, Carroll 1931-

Overview
Works: 142 works in 454 publications in 5 languages and 14,283 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Western films  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carroll Baker
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,442 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 )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons
The big country by William Wyler ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sea captain trades the expanse of the oceans for the open range of the West and grows to regret his choice
Kindergarten cop by Arnold Schwarzenegger ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran L.A. detective is forced to go undercover in Oregon as a kindergarten teacher in order to trap an elusive criminal
The game by David Fincher ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 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 )
32 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 803 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 725 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 )
19 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 4 languages 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 John Hough ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a family moves to an English country house, their children encounter something in the woods. Something waiting ... watching
Native son ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 411 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 )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jesus of Nazareth leads, and to which, at the final moment, it again looks back in triumphant retrospect. It is the anguishing crossroads where the eternal questions of faith and doubt become resolved
A Roman tale by Carroll Baker ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 223 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 )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and French and held by 133 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 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casablanca express: "It is 1942 and the conflict between the U.S. and Germany is getting heated. Winston Churchill is kidnapped by Nazi paratroopers. Now Al Cooper must rescue him"--Container. Cold war killers: "When a plane carrying extremely valuable cargo crashed into a lake, it is still sought after twenty-seven years later. The contents of the plane are not only of interest to Russian Intelligence but of England's defense staff as well. Both sides are willing to pay whatever price necessary to obtain the top-secert goods for themselves, including mowing down any man who gets in the way--Container". A yank in Libya: "US war correspondent Mike Malone is in Libya on assignment. When he unearths a Nazi conspiracy involving a revolt of the Arab tribes living in Libya he soon becomes the hunted. When he goes to the British Intelligence for help he learns that the British are already planning a coup. Double-crossings and secret alliances make the solution all the more complicated"--Container. Waterfront: "The setting is San Francisco where two Nazi spies have set up shop under assumed identities. The pair's front man poses as innocent optometrist Dr. Carl Decker. Decker's go-to guy is Victor Marlowe, a Nazi henchman who terrorizes local German Americans into keeping their mouths shut by making threats against their families. But when their codebook containing top-secret information makes its way into the unsuspecting hands of Jerry Donovan, it is up to him to save the day by preserving democratic ideals"--Container
Tennessee Williams' Baby doll ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1956 and 1990 in English and held by 99 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
Harlow ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 94 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
Greatest classic legends film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 82 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 60 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 52 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
 
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Alternative Names
Baker, Carrol, 1931-
Baker, Carroll
Piekarski, Karolina, 1931-
Languages
English (241)
German (19)
Spanish (15)
French (13)
Japanese (3)
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