WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Ben 1918-1996

Overview
Works: 291 works in 879 publications in 5 languages and 23,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Spaghetti Westerns  War films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Producer, Commentator, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben Johnson
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and German and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fullscreen. A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
The Last Picture Show by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

39 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of teenagers in a small Texas town just prior to the hero leaving for Korea and the closing of the town's movie theater
Red dawn by Chris Hemsworth( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a town is invaded by foreign forces and the security of the United States seems threatened, a group of high school students escape and wage warfare in defense of their parents, their friends and their country
The shadow riders( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the close of the Civil War, two brothers who fought on opposite sides return home to Texas to discover that their sisters have been kidnapped by Rebel guerrillas who refuse to accept the defeat of the Confederacy
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

68 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

25 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A desperately short-staffed cavalry outpost must try to stop an Indian invasion
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jed Cooper is mistaken for a criminal and is unjustly hung by the ruthless Captain Wilson and his nine-man gang, who leave him for dead. Cooper escapes the lynching and sets out on a deadly rampage of revenge against his persecutors
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Chisum by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and French and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful cattle rancher battles with corrupt government officials and their stooges in New Mexico's Lincoln County War
Angels in the outfield by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy believes his family will be reunited if the California Angels win the pennant. Some celestial help shows up, and soon the lifeless team is playing at champion level
One-eyed Jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio, a bank robber, is bent on revenge against his one-time partner in crime
Bite the bullet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Rough Rider, a lovely but shady lady-in-distress, a drifting ex-cowboy, a young reckless cowboy, a haughty English sportsman, and a gutsy Pony Express rider come together to battle the trials of the rugged West in a grueling 700-mile horse race
Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis L'Amour's epic western saga of brothers who blazed a name across the untamed post-Civil War New Mexico frontier
Will Penny by Tom Gries( Visual )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Penny, an aging, out of work cowboy, is left in the desert to die by a ruthless gang of outlaws. A beautiful young woman and her son, on her way to join her husband, stops to help him and nurses him back to health. Suddenly, Will sees a lifestyle he's never known as he falls in love with her, but the gang is on its way to finish him off
The sugarland express by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lou Jean Poplin kidnapped a Texas State Trooper and led the police on a wild chase across the state in an effort to save her son from adoption
3 godfathers by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après avoir cambriolé une banque, trois bandits s'enfoncent dans le désert pour échapper au shérif, ils y trouvent une femme mourante sur le point d'accoucher. Il font alors le serment à la mère de recueillir et de protéger le bébé...Une histoire originale mêlant adroitement scènes d'action musclées et momentd d'émotions. John Ford a réalisé ici un film surprenant, nerveux et sensible avec des scènes d'humour inoubliables
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Junior Bonner by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and French and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother and hard-drinking father. Now Junior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory."--Container
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mighty Joe Young is a 15-foot African gorilla. His best friend and protector is Jill Young. Against her better judgment, Jill allows Joe to be brought to the States as a nightclub attraction. He later breaks loose and goes on a rampage
 
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Shane
Alternative Names
Ben Johnson acteur

Ben Johnson acteur américain

Ben Johnson (actor)

Ben Johnson actor estadounidense

Ben Johnson aktor amerykański

Ben Johnson amerikansk skådespelare

Ben Johnson amerikansk skodespelar

Ben Johnson amerikansk skuespiller

Ben Johnson attore statunitense

Ben Johnson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ben Johnson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1918-1996)

Johnson, Ben

Бен Джонсон

בן ג'ונסון

בן ג'ונסון שחקן אמריקאי

بن جانسون (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

ბენ ჯონსონი

벤 존슨

ベン・ジョンソン

班·約翰森

Languages
English (342)

German (25)

French (15)

Spanish (9)

Italian (8)

Covers
The Last Picture ShowThe shadow ridersAngels in the outfieldOne-eyed JacksThe sugarland express3 godfathers