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Douglas, Kirk 1916-

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Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

148 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized account of the slave uprising led by laborer-turned-gladiator Spartacus, against the combined forces of the late Roman Republic. After escaping from a gladiator training ground, Spartacus convinces his fellow escapees to join him in an attempt to free all Roman slaves, and becomes the head of a massive revolt that threatens to overwhelm the power of Rome
Paths of glory by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

109 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The desolation, cynicism, and futility of war are embodied in this film based on a novel that took as its subject a real incident from World War I. Three innocent French soldiers are tried and convicted of cowardice, after their battalion fails to take a heavily fortified German position. Colonel Dax, a lawyer in civilian life, attempts to defend the men, who were chosen by a random drawing of lots. The General Staff, comfortable and safe behind the lines, demands they be executed to inspire the troops remaining in the trenches. Critical of the military hierarchy, and the class divisions that inspire the antipathy of common soldiers for the officer class, the film is renowned for its depiction of the callous treatment of the condemned men, taking their lives in so arbitrary a fashion
The man from Snowy River by A. B Paterson( Visual )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the 1880's when the Australian frontier was wild and dangerous, the film follows the exploits of a youth who sets out to tame a wild herd of horses
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( Visual )

50 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniacal Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
Dance with the devil by Kirk Douglas( Book )

46 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 11 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful film director Danny Dennison must confront the ghosts of his past, including those he left in a Nazi concentration camp
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

56 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder
Last tango in Brooklyn by Kirk Douglas( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 8 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging fitness instructor and a young librarian, who work in the same hospital, decide to cut costs and share an apartment, much to the disapproval of fellow workers and the instructor's own daughter, a psychologist. There is romance and there is murder. By the author of Dance with the Devil
The gift by Kirk Douglas( Book )

31 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unlikely lovers, an orphaned American heiress and a Portuguese bullfighter, are brought together by a magnificent gray stallion
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

41 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

37 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the Naval Base
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( Visual )

54 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp and John "Doc" Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang
It runs in the family by Jesse Wigutow( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is trying to deal with a midlife crisis, while feeling caught in the middle of his familial obligations. While successful, Alex sometimes feels as if he's under the shadow of his father, Mitchell, a successful attorney. Mitchell has recently survived a stroke, and Alex and Mitchell want to mend their relationship while there's still time
The war wagon by Burt Kennedy( Visual )

44 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taw Jackson is a rancher who is dead set on capturing an iron-clad stagecoach belonging to cattle baron West Catlin, the man who stole his fortune and good name years before
A letter to three wives by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slice of Americana about three women on a group vacation receiving a letter from a flirt who has run off with one of their husbands- but who leaves the wives guessing as to whose husband has been stolen
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulatve movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
Seven days in May( Visual )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container
Ace in the Hole( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ace in the Hole, in this case, is Leo Minosa, trapped in a cliff dwelling near Albuquerque, N.M. The publicity from his situation could build a winning hand for several people: Chuck Tatum, manipulative veteran newsman; Lorraine, his bored wife who dreams of city lights; Sheriff Gus Kretzer, boosting his re-election campaign; and young Herbie, a reporter who wants to make the big leagues. In 1951, there was no 24-hour cable news, and the Albuquerque paper was not on the Internet. The modern media age, however, was dawning. A veritable carnival sets up at the rescue scene, which may be one of the sources of the term "media circus."
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

47 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the Middle Ages, and nothing is more feared in England than Viking warriors. In one of many raids, Viking leader Ragnar kills the English king and forces himself on the Queen. With the King dead, his brother takes the thrown but unknown to anyone but a trusted servant, the Queen is now with child. In order to protect the boy, he is sent away to be raised in safety away from the new King. Twenty years later, the Vikings under are still raiding England and they now have an Englishman, Egbert, making maps of the English coast for them. Ragnar has a son, Einar, a lusty warrior who takes what he wants when he wants it. They also have a slave, Eric, taken prisoner as an infant. Egbert realizes from a necklace Eric wears that he is the son of the Queen and is Einar's half-brother. When they kidnap Morgana, a Welsh beauty and the English King's betrothed, the stage is set for an inevitable clash between the half-brothers and with the reigning English King
Lonely are the brave by David Miller( Visual )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After landing himself in jail trying to break out his friend, Jack Burns finds himself alone and on the run from the law. Leading the manhunt is Sheriff Morey Johnson, who must bring Burns to justice despite his own sympathy for the fugitive
The big trees( Visual )

101 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas is at his brash and charming best as a rowdy, brawling lumberjack who abandons his roguish ways and some rather unscrupulous business practices when he falls in love with a beautiful young Quaker woman
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Kirk Douglas acteur américain

Kirk Douglas actor, director i productor de cinema estatunidenc

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Kirk Douglas Amerikaans acteur

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Kirk Douglas US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Paths of gloryThe man from Snowy RiverDance with the devilOut of the pastLast tango in BrooklynThe giftIn harm's wayThe bad and the beautifulLonely are the brave