WorldCat Identities

Heflin, Van 1910-1971

Works: 353 works in 989 publications in 8 languages and 14,471 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Film noir  Bible films  Swashbuckler films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Van Heflin
Shane by A. B Guthrie( Visual )

82 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysterious and laconic, Shane rides down from the mountains into a valley where he encounters the homestead of farmer Joe Starrett, his wife Marian and their young son Joey. Starrett is the unofficial leader of a large group of homesteaders, who have united in opposition to a rapacious cattleman, Rufus Ryker. Ryker and his brother Morgan are trying to drive all the homesteaders out, so that they control over the entire valley. Shane takes Starrett's side in a confrontation with Ryker's men, and stays on to work on Starrett's farm. The homesteaders continue to resist, so Ryker imports famed gunslinger Jack Wilson from Cheyenne. When Wilson goads one of the homesteaders into a gunfight, he sets off a showdown between himself and Shane--with the future of the valley in the balance
3:10 to Yuma by Delmer Daves( Visual )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As other volunteers quit or are killed, a rancher is left alone to deal with the responsibility of putting a captured outlaw aboard a Fort Yuma-bound train
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )

59 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and French and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Til the Clouds Roll By is an all-star musical biography of the song writing of Jerome Kern."
Madame Bovary by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

30 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy
The strange love of Martha Ivers by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

86 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman kills her wealthy aunt in a row over the woman's boyfriend; another man protects the woman from prosecution in return for her agreement to marry him; eighteen years later the boyfriend returns and the woman openly renews her romance with him
The greatest story ever told by Katja M Becker( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth and teachings to His crucifixtion and Resurrection
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical drama, Jeb Stuart, the famed Southern cavalryman arrives at West Point, where he befriends George Armstrong Custer. Both compete for the attention of "Kit Carson" Halliday. As a punishment for fighting with fellow classmates, both men are sent to an outpost in Kansas where they must battle the abolitionist John Brown. This experience causes them to examine their personal feelings about slavery
The three musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Musketeers pledge their loyalty to the throne of France, and match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu, who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
Possessed( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She loves him when he goes away for months. She loves him when he refuses to marry her. But when callow David Sutton chooses to marry someone else, Louise Howell's love for him takes a darker turn
3:10 to Yuma( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this beautifully shot and acted, psychologically complex western, Van Heflin is a mild-mannered cattle rancher who takes on the task of shepherding a captured outlaw, played with cucumber-cool charisma by Glenn Ford, to the train that will take him to prison. This apparently simple plan turns into a nerve-racking cat-and-mouse game that will test each man's particular brand of honor
Act of violence ; Mystery street by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

12 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act of violence (1948): Ex-World War II pilot Frank Enley is a respected contractor and family man. Then his troubled, gimp-legged bombardier shows up with a gun and a score to settle. Perhaps neither man is what he seems to be
Airport terminal pack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Concorde: Airport '79: At twice the speed of sound, the Concorde must evade a vicious attack by a traitorous arms smuggler!
Battle cry( Visual )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marine Corps heroism in the Pacific theatre during World War II:the training, the trial by combat, and their wives and sweethearts who waited for them to return
Black widow by Nunnally Johnson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and French and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Ordway is an aspiring writer hoping to make it big in New York at the expense of everyone around her, including Broadway producer Peter Denver, who reluctantly lets her use his apartment to work during the day. And when Peter's wife, Iris, comes home from a trip to find Nancy dead in the bathroom, the assigned detective, Lt. Bruce, soon realizes this assumed suicide is more likely a murder. Everyone Ordway knew is suddenly suspect while a series of flashbacks reveal the plan she was weaving to climb the social ladder
The prowler by Joseph Losey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her by killing her husband
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder
Airport by George Seaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved
Green Dolphin Street( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century Europe and New Zealand, this sweeping romance tells the story of two beautiful sisters, one headstrong and one gentle, and of the man who marries one even though he loves the other. The film's riptides of emotion are matched by breathtaking physical tumult: a fierce Maori uprising plus a catastrophic earthquake and tidal wave that earned the film a 1947 Oscar for special effects
The decade you were born( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you were born in the 40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term, the country was isolationist, American workers got the forty hour work week, Walt Disney Studios released Fantasia and Pinocchio, Nylon stockings went on sale for the first time, and Glen Miller wrote the decade's signature song, In the Mood
Presenting Lily Mars( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway producer John Thornway (Heflin) thinks he's seen it all. Preparing his next show in his hometown, he meets his match in Lily Mars (Garland), a small town girl with a big dream: to star on Broadway
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A.A.F. Ret. Lt. Van Heflin

Heflin, Emmet evan Jr

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Heflin, Emmett Evan 1910-1971

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