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Haskin, Byron 1899-1984

Overview
Works: 180 works in 416 publications in 8 languages and 8,469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  War films 
Roles: Production personnel, Photographer, Director, Commentator, Cinematographer , Actor, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PR5774, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Byron Haskin
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
H.G. Wells' chilling story of the invasion of Earth by Martians. Mass evacuation begins in panic as nations unite in an effort to repel the aliens
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long John Silver and a cabin boy match wits in this outstanding Disney tale
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
Knute Rockne, All American ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse. But victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
Robinson Crusoe on Mars by Byron Haskin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his spaceship crash-lands on the barren wastelands of Mars, U.S. astronaut Commander "Kit" Draper must fight for survival, with a pet monkey his only companion until he meets "Friday," an alien
The naked jungle by Byron Haskin ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful, brooding plantation owner in the wild South American jungle along with his charming American mail order bride are threatened by the advance of relentless killer ants who are making their way across the jungle
Killer bait ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bag containing $60,000 is thrown into the convertible of a young couple. The wife murders her husband to keep the money and is prepared to murder anyone who gets in her way
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new flight surgeon and a Navy pilot overcome personal differences to work on solving the problem of altitude sickness which causes blackouts at high altitude. The real stars of the film are the pre-World War II Navy aircraft featured in full color
The fighting 69th ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
The bride came C.O.D ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten dollars a pound is the going rate for freight, so charter pilot Steve Collins figures he's owed $1,150, cash on delivery. His cargo is Joan Winfield, an heiress whose elopement with a musician is kiboshed when Steve kidnaps her so he can return her to her irate papa
Captains of the clouds ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of bush pilots from Northern Canada feel their patriotic spirit roused during Winston Churchill's famous "Blood, sweat and tears" radio speech to pump up the British/Allied morale. They decide to enlist as pilots, only to find their age and attitude working against them. One of the pilots, Brian McLean, finds that his commander is the former boyfriend of his wife. To make matters worse, Brian needs to do things his way, leading to a tragedy from which he must redeem himself
5 film noir killer classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stranger: Orson Welles directs and stars in this thriller about a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor. A war crimes detective turns up determined to expose him -- even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife
Torrid zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steve Case knows only one man who can shape up his troubled banana-republic plantation--fireball foreman Nick Butler. However, Nick is a little distracted when he meets a woman who can hold her own at a card table, especially if she's dealing
The outer limits. the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
His majesty O'Keefe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of an American sea captain stranded on Micronesia in the South Pacific, as he tries to become an entrepreneur
The man with the megaphone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent film directors were a flamboyant breed--pioneers who invented the art of film direction as they went along. Working conditions were chaotic. Open sets were built side by side and back to back, and live "mood" music was provided according to each star's taste. Despite deafening noise and constant distraction, directors talked their cast through every move and emotion, and from this confusion came great films
Captain Sindbad ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sindbad takes on an evil wizard to save the princess he loves and the downtrodden people of Baristan
Conquest of space ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a spaceship is bound for Mars, the commander questions the mission, calls it blasphemy, and threatens to destroy it. An adventure rooted in 1950's understanding of space exploration
 
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Alternative Names
Haskins, Byron.
Haskins, Byron, 1899-1984
Languages
English (141)
Spanish (18)
French (9)
Multiple languages (8)
German (6)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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