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Hudson, Rock 1925-1985

Overview
Works: 548 works in 1,350 publications in 6 languages and 24,600 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about  Rock Hudson Publications about Rock Hudson
Publications by  Rock Hudson Publications by Rock Hudson
posthumous Publications by Rock Hudson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Rock Hudson
Giant by George Stevens ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted, attitudes begin to change
All that heaven allows by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cary Scott, an attractive and wealthy New England widow, creates a social outcry in her community and within her family when she becomes romantically involved with Ron Kirby, her much younger gardener
Written on the wind by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac sister."--Container
Bend of the river by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and German and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a former outlaw turned wagon train guide, Stewart is pitted against warring Indians, murderous hijackers and a traitorous ally as he attempts to lead a group of settlers through the treacherous Oregon wilderness
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance of an American ambulance driver wounded in World War I who falls in love with his nurse
Lover come back by Delbert Mann ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adman and adwomen battle over a fake account and wind up in bed together
Seconds by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
The undefeated ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the end of the Civil War, Union Cavalry officer John Henry Thomas (John Wayne) and former Confederate Colonel James Langdon (Rock Hudson) lead their men into Mexico to begin a new life. Caught between Mexican rebels and the Emperor's forces, they find themselves fighting side by side and must forge an uneasy friendship in order to survive
Magnificent obsession by John M Stahl ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from a rescue team. They have to use the town's only resuscitator. At that same moment the beloved, local doctor has a heart attack and dies while waiting for the life-saving device. When Bob learns about the doctor's secret - to give selflessley and in secret - he decides to give it a try. He alienates the doctor's widow, Helen, with whom Bob has now fallen in love. His persistence causes another tragedy, and he must remake his life
Send me no flowers by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When he overhears a doctor discussing the imminent death of a patient, hypocondriac George bealieves the doctor is referring to him. Convinced he's living on borrowed time, he enlists his best friend Arnold to help him find a new husband for his soon-to-be-widowed wife Judy
Ice Station Zebra by John Sturges ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ice Station Zebra, treacherously perched at the top of the world, silently guards a secret that will change the balance of world power forever. America's only hope rests with the speed and courage of the fighting men in the nuclear sub Tigerfish. Pray they get there before the Russians
The mirror crack'd ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Marple tackles an assembly of suspects in a homicide on the set of an American extravaganza being filmed in England
Ray Bradbury's the Martian chronicles ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first settlers on Mars discover the shocking secrets of the Red Planet
Come September ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful New York businessman visits his Italian villa to relax and to romance his Italian girlfriend. After arriving unannounced, he finds out that, during his absence, the luxurious home has become a hotel
Darling Lili by Blake Edwards ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two strangers find love amidst the chaos of World War I in this musical extravaganza set in the harrowing world of international espionage
Man's favorite sport? by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ace fishing equipment salesman and renowned author on the subject can't stand the outdoors or fishing. A public relations representative for a major fishing tournament wants Rock to be the competition's star attraction. When he confesses he doesn't know the first thing about the sport, Prentiss and a con man attempt to give the expert a crash course on being a great outdoorsman
The Carol Burnett Show ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes of the TV show featuring a variety of comedy skits, songs, dances, and satires
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Send me no flowers: A hypochrondriac gets the wrong diagnosis and decides to arrange for a 'future' husband for his very confused wife
Something of value ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
 
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Alternative Names
Fitzgerald, Roy
Fitzgerald, Roy 1925-1985
Hudson, Roc 1925-1985
Hudson, Rock
Scherer Jr., Roy Harold 1925-1985
Scherer, Leroy Harold.
Scherer, Roy
Scherer, Roy 1925-198
Scherer, Roy 1925-1985
Scherer, Roy Harold
Scherer, Roy Harold 1925-1985
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