WorldCat Identities

Steiner, Max 1888-1971

Works: 1,684 works in 4,181 publications in 9 languages and 67,111 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Romance films  Film noir  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films 
Roles: Composer, Author, msd, Musician, Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Other, Director, Compiler, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Max Steiner
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

40 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

51 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after the end of the American Civil War, Ethan Edwards, an unrepentant Confederate officer, finds a mission in the ten year search for his two nieces who were kidnapped by indians. The search ranges across the American landscape, physical, emotional and mythical in this epic Western. Ford shows the frontier myth in a sober and disenchanted light. This mood is supported by John Wayne's brilliant portrail of a man who is a brutal and embittered survivor of frontier life and war. DVD
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

50 editions published between 1933 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original 1933 classic in glorious black and white, newly restored, and digitally remastered. A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A gaint simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

47 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

83 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees, a bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Joseph Kesselring( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

42 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic story of the South's fight to maintain its way of life during the Civil War years. Scarlett O'Hara and her family are amongst the ladies and gentlemen at the Twelve Oaks Plantation's ball before the Civil War begins. Scarlett's love for one man keeps her from seeing the love that another man truly has for her. As the South finally crumbles around her, Scarlett devises a way to overcome starvation in order to save herself and her family
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a woman who will do anything to satisfy the demands of her spoiled daughter Veda, including divorce, opening her own business, and possibly murder
Gone with the Wind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film: Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Haras' Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction. This sweeping Civil War-era drama romance won an impressive 10 Academy Awards, and its immortal characters Scarlett, Rhett, Ashley, Melanie, Mammy and Prissy populate an epic story of enduring appeal across generations
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

27 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dowdy spinster becomes a self-assured woman after psychiatric treatment only to embark on a doomed affair aboard a cruise ship
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jerry Travers, danseur vedette d'un show musical londionien, rencontre Dale tremont. C'est le coup de foudre réciproque, mais Dale croit que Jerry est le mari de sa meilleure amie..."Le danseur du dessus" est souvent présenté comme l'un des meilleur film du dup Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers. Le film obtient quatre nominations aux Oscars. Fred Astaire restera ce danseur inimitable dont le charme, l'élégance et la classe sont à jamais gravés dans la mémoire du cinéma" (Source : jaquette)
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic, uncompromising architect (Cooper) refuses to change his designs. When he finds out that his plans for a public housing project have been radically altered, he blows up the building and winds up in court defending his actions
The Life of Emile Zola by William Dieterle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An artist should remain poor." His determined intervention in the Dreyfus Affair, at the request of Dreyfus's wife Lucie, results in "J'accuse!" his famous denunciation of the Army, and leads to a conviction for libel. He flees to England, where he remains until granted amnesty. Unfortunately, he dies before the news that Dreyfus was exonerated and reinstated to full rank can reach him. Indicative of the mores of its time, during the course of this clear story about institutionalized anti-Semitism, the word "Jew" is never mentioned. And while most Hollywood biographies must be taken with a grain--if not a handful--of salt, the film makes a reasonable effort at accuracy and completeness
Sergeant York( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, farmboy Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed American hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, onboard a ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced. A ship's captain is removed from his command by his executive officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it comes to light that Captain Queeg was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must then decide if the Caine Mutiny is a criminal act or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her captain
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

37 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Alors qu'il rend visite au père d'un ami tué à la guerre, Franck McCloud est retenu prisonnier dans un hôtel où sont réfugiés des gangsters bloqués par une violente tempête
Gone with the wind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

65 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic lovers' triangle between the impossibly heroic Czech Resistance leader Victor Laszlo, his beautiful wife Ilsa and her ex-lover, cynical American Rick Blaine is still the same old story, but it's never looked better
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

20 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
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The fountainhead Sergeant York
The searchersKing KongKing KongCasablancaFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceGone with the windMildred PierceGone with the Wind
Alternative Names
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Max Steiner

Max Steiner American composer

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Steiner M.

Steiner, Max R. 1888-1971

Steiner, Max Raul 1888-1971

Steiner, Maximilian.

Steiner, Maximilian 1888-1971

Steiner, Maximilian Raoul 1888-1971

Steiner, Maximilian Raoul Walter.

Steiner, Maximilian Raoul Walter 1888-1971

Steiner Maximillian Raoul Walter

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Макс Стайнер австрийско-американский композитор

Стайнер, Макс

Стайнер, Макс 1888-1971

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