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Quinn, Anthony 1915-2001

Works: 812 works in 2,336 publications in 12 languages and 42,881 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Military history  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Juvenile works  War films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Host, Author of introduction, Director, Composer, Producer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

104 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 5,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

58 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, which control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Ox-bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fonda, a drifter, tries to intervene when the people of Ox-Bow attempt to hang the men they think are killers
Zorba the Greek by Mikis Theodorakis( Visual )

49 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine, and hires the playful Zorba. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him the townsmen attack her
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a travelling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
La Strada by Federico Fellini( Visual )

140 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giuletta Masina combines comedy and pathos as Gelsomina, the slow witted innocent who falls for an abusive, circus strongman. For a time Gelsomina finds comfort with an irrepressibly funny clown, until Quinn's rage destroy all three
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lone survivors of a ship wrecked in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture
La strada The road( Visual )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple waif becomes the assistant to a drunken itinerant circus strongman who fights and kills the gentle tightrope walker she had befriended
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santiago is an old Cuban fisherman long regarded as the best in the business. Business has been slow lately, and Santiago has gone without a catch for 84 days. His young friend Manolo looks after him, helping him when he comes in from his day on the water. The other fishermen feel Santiago's got the worst luck there is--they are afraid it is catching. The next morning Santiago sets out alone in his little skiff, but doesn't come in at sundown. Santiago has hooked the biggest marlin he's ever seen, and it takes all his strength and considerable willpower to pull it in. After such a titanic struggle, will Santiago have enough left in him to fend off the sharks and scavengers when they come looking for lunch?
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend Nick, the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must stop him
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pardoned instead of Christ, Barabbas is haunted for the rest of his life. After watching his former lover, Rachel, being stoned to death for her belief in Jesus, Barabbas returns to his life of thievery. Arrested again, he is sent to the sulphur mines and then to gladiator school where he witnesses yet another friend give his life in the name of the Nazarene. It is only at the end, when Barabbas himself faces crucifixion, that he discovers his faith
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the selection of the next Pope. But this time, much more is at stake. The new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world hovering on the edge of nuclear nightmare
Viva Zapata! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

63 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of the legendary Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata are brought to the screen in Darryl F. Zanuck₂s powerful production of John Steinbeck₂s screenplay. Marlon Brando gives a stunning portrayal of the outlaw turned revolutionary leader. The film also boasts Anthony Quinn's 1952 Best Supporting Actor OSCAR Winning performance as Zapata₂s brother. Viva Zapata!; is one of the classic political movies and another fi ne example of Brando's genius as a film actor
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Afro-American architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors in this moving view of inner-city life
Ulysses( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulysses' return from the Trojan Wars sets him upon a legendary adventure. He and his crew sail under the curse of Cassandra, and encounter Circe, the sirens and the cyclops
Revenge( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former fighter pilot is irresistibly drawn to the wife of an old friend. When the husband learns of their betrayal, a terrifying cycle of retribution is set in motion
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
Guadalcanal diary( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
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Alternative Names
Oaxaca, Antonio Rodolfo Quinn 1915-2001

Oaxaca Quinn, Anthony Rudolph 1915-2001

Quinn, Anthony Rodolph Caxaca 1915-2001

Quinn, Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca 1915-2001

Quinn Oaxaca, Antonio Rodolfo 1915-2001

The guns of NavaroneLa StradaJesus of NazarethLa strada The roadLast action heroThe shoes of the fishermanJungle feverUlyssesRevenge