WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Ben 1918-1996

Works: 298 works in 892 publications in 5 languages and 23,652 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Spaghetti Westerns  War films  Film remakes  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Producer, Commentator, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 2,174 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 )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the social and sexual mores in small-town Texas
Red dawn by Chris Hemsworth( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a town is invaded by foreign nationals 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 )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,191 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 )

67 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,089 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 )

27 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 896 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 )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 850 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 Peter Yates( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train
Chisum by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and French and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful cattle rancher battles with corrupt government officials and their stooges in New Mexico's Lincoln County War
One-eyed Jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio, a bank robber, is bent on revenge against his one-time partner in crime
Angels in the outfield by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 709 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
Bite the bullet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 672 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 618 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 527 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 )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, a desperate mother (Goldie Hawn) attempts to reunite her family by any means necessary including helping her husband escape prison, kidnapping a Texas state trooper and leading the police on a wild chase across the state in an effort to save her son from adoption
3 godfathers by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fugitive bank robbers care for the newborn of the woman they just buried, knowing it ruins any chance of escape. Director John Ford's western retelling of the Bibilical Three Wise Men tale remains a scenic and thematic masterpiece
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 Sam Peckinpah( 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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Ben Johnson acteur

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Ben Johnson actor estadounidense

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Ben Johnson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ben Johnson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1918-1996)

Johnson, Ben

Бен Джонсон

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בן ג'ונסון שחקן אמריקאי

بن جانسون (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

بين جونسون

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English (348)

German (25)

French (15)

Spanish (9)

Italian (8)

The Last Picture ShowThe shadow ridersOne-eyed JacksAngels in the outfieldThe sugarland express3 godfathers