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Schaffner, Franklin J.

Overview
Works: 298 works in 778 publications in 7 languages and 10,088 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Interviews  Fiction  Science fiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Performer, Conductor, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Patton by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
143 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four American astronauts crashland on an unchartered planet and discover it is ruled by a race of intelligent apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Astronaut Taylor (Heston) soon finds himelf among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall)
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lavish retelling of the final years of the Russian Tsar and Empress. The film begins in 1904 and shows the stark contrast between the opulent life of the nobility and the poverty of the peasants. Over the years Nicholas cannot satify the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin. The film ends with the Russian Revolution and the execution of the royal family
A tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy the historic 1962 televised broadcast ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tour through the redecorated White House conducted by Mrs. John F. Kennedy. Dramatizes the meaning and significance of the White House by focusing on figures who lived in the White House and those who contributed to its construction and reconstruction. Discusses the function and administration of the Chief Executive's home and headquarters, as well as the duties and responsibilities of the Presidency. President Kennedy makes a brief appearance
Worthington Miner by Worthington Miner ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best man ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
The kill by Digiview Entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a family that isn't welcomed into a rural community. The father is accused of murder and flees into the woods
Gore Vidal's The best man ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in German and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
Lionheart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young knight journeying to join Richard the Lionhearted on his campaign to the Holy Land discovers his destiny to defend the children of the Crusades against the Black Prince who wants to sell them into Saracen slavery
Steve McQueen collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papillon: a convict called vows to escape the inescapable Devil's Island
The Victor Borge show collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinescopes of 14 episodes from Victor Borge's first comedy-variety series, broadcast Feb.-June 1951
Twelve angry men An almanac of liberty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve angry men: After a teenage boy is accused of murder, a jury must come to terms with their prejudices and personal grudges to decide on the verdict. An almanac of liberty: After an attack on a stranger, the residents of a small town discover that, if they don't start recognizing individual freedoms, time will start moving backwards
Steve McQueen collection 4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bullitt: San Francisco cop Frank Bullitt is assigned to protect a mobster about to testify against his brother's crime organization. When his friend is shot and the witness is left at death's door by two hit men who seem to know exactly where the witness was hidden, Bullitt clandestinely moves the mobster while he tries to find out who is after the witness, and why it seems so easy for "them" to find him
Papillon by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Condenado a cadena perpetua en la Guayana francesa, Henri Charrière, conocido como Papillon, dedica todas sus fuerzas a lograr su evasión y la de su compañero
Welcome home by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A U.S. Air Force pilot is shot down over Cambodia in 1970 and the U.S. Military identifies a body and sends it home for burial. The pilot's family struggles to rebuild their lives without him. The Army would like the pilot to remain a dead hero. But now, 17 years later after his family buried him in a hero's grave, the pilot shows up on their doorstep-- alive. Welcome home
Rod Serling Studio One dramas the arena ; The strike ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Arena (a newly elected senator must decide if he wants to follow the course charted by his father, a former senator, or chart a course of his own) and The Strike (during the Korean War, Major Gaylord's will is tested when he is forced to issue an order that will result in the death of twenty of his men but save hundreds of lives). Includes booklet
Holiday family classics 39 features and shorts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 20th Century-Fox hour: The Miracle on 34th Street. A Macy's Department Store Santa, who insists he is the real Kris Kringle, teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith, and the value of imagination
Westinghouse studio one ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic story of adultery and love in colonial times
La planète des singes édition collector by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lors d'une expédition spatiale, des astronautes s'échouent sur une planète lointaine, gouvernée par des singes qui utilisent des humains pour des expérimentations. Très vite, Taylor réalise qu'il est devenu une proie, et que sa vie ne tient qu'à la bienveillance d'un chimpanzé, chercheur scientifique
Sphinx ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A determined young anthropologist has come across a clue leading to a long-forgotten royal tomb. And she pays no mind to the notion that Egypt's last undiscovered treasure may carry a curse and perhaps that there may be some black marketeers eager to sustain the illusion of such a curse in a fashion as terrifying as any scary ancient legend
 
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Alternative Names
Scaffner, Franklin
Scaffner, Franklin 1920-1989
Schaffner, Franklin 1920-1989
Schaffner, Franklin James.
Schaffner, Franklin James 1920-1989
Schaffner, Franklin S.
Schaffner, Franklin S. 1920-1989
Schaffner, S.
Schaffner, S. 1920-1989
Languages
English (284)
French (32)
Spanish (16)
German (10)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (2)
Galician (1)
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