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Johnson, Ben 1918-1996

Overview
Works: 245 works in 912 publications in 5 languages and 23,896 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Spaghetti Westerns  War films  Film remakes  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Producer, Other, Creator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben Johnson
Shane by Oliver Sacks( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and German and held by 2,176 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 2,162 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 )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Communist paratroopers descend on a high school football field in Colorado, a group of the school's students wages an all-out guerrilla war to save their town and their country
The shadow riders by Louis L'Amour( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,197 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 )

81 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara are embroiled in an epic battle with the Apaches and each other. Wayne leads his Calvary troops to the Rio Grande to fight a warring tribe. His toughest battle lies ahead when his unorthodox plan to outwit the elusive Apaches leads to a possible court-martial. Locked in a bloody war, he must fight not only to save his family, but also to redeem his honor
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second of Ford's celebrated calvary trilogy makes impressive use of Monument Valley location in a loosely structured story centring on an aging officer on the verge of retirement who intent on making peace with the Apache
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

43 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 904 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 853 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 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 820 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
One-eyed Jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengence after serving five years in a Mexican prison
Chisum by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and French and held by 800 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 702 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 by Richard Brooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 676 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 by Louis L'Amour( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 623 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
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 young woman and her son, on their way to join her husband, stop to help him and nurses him back to health
The sugarland express by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Lou Jean Poplin, who 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 )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 479 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 476 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 )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and French and held by 452 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 438 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

بين جونسون

ბენ ჯონსონი

벤 존슨

ベン・ジョンソン

班·約翰森

Languages
English (370)

German (27)

French (18)

Spanish (12)

Italian (8)

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