WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Ben 1918-1996

Works: 203 works in 861 publications in 6 languages and 23,158 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Spaghetti Westerns  War films  Film remakes  Biography  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Producer, Other, Author, Creator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ben Johnson
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,190 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 )

41 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,165 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 1984 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,346 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 by Louis L'Amour( Visual )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,173 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 )

79 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,127 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 )

29 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

57 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 899 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 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 784 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and French and held by 759 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 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy praying for a father and a struggling baseball team praying for a pennant learn to believe in themselves with some heavenly intervention
Bite the bullet by Richard Brooks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 667 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
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengence after serving five years in a Mexican prison
Will Penny by Tom Gries( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 524 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 6 languages and held by 496 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 484 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 467 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 )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 453 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
Go Diego go! by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 441 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
The Sacketts by Louis L'Amour( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the three Sackett brothers, Tye, Orrin, and Tell, who leave Tennessee to start new lives in the West
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Johnson, Ben

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