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Foreman, Carl

Works: 208 works in 701 publications in 6 languages and 13,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Film and video adaptations  Biography  War stories  Fiction  Documentary films  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Producer, Production personnel, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Conceptor, Former owner, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carl Foreman
High noon by Gary Cooper( Visual )

77 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Visual )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

43 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Born free by James Hill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When game warden George Adamson is forced to kill a lion and lioness, he and his wife Joy adopt their three cubs. Two are sent off to zoos but the third is kept, a female they name Elsa. When Elsa is fully grown, the Adamsons realize she must be taught to survive on her own
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

66 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant story of unrequited love, set in 17th century France. Highlighted by the Oscar-winning performance of Ferrer as Cyrano, the long-nosed poet and swordsman who helps a handsome rival woo and win the beautiful Roxane, whom Cyrano himself secretly loves
Mackenna's gold by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Arizona Territory of the 1870's, Marshal Sam Mackenna is the only living person who knows the tortuous route to the fabulous "Cañon del Oro". During his journey, Mackenna is captured by Colorado, a brutal Mexican bandit who has long sought his death. But, if Mackenna is to lead the cutthroat gang to the lost treasure, Colorado must keep him alive
Young man with a horn by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely boy is inspired by the beautiful music of a small jazz combo. With a second-hand trumpet and the loving guidance of a brillant bluesman, the boy develops into a superb artist obsessed by music
Champion by Mark Robson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero
The men by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war veteran paralyzed in combat returns home and finds he will never walk again, bitterly refusing to see his fiancé. She must force him to confront reality and break his physical and emotional confinement. When feeling starts to return to his legs, it could be his last hope, or final downfall
High noon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as a lawman prepares to leave his dangerous career and settle down with a new bride, a vicious killer returns to town seeking vengeance
Home of the brave( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For black GI Peter Moss (James Edwards), the war never ends. Paralyzed from the waist down, he wages a battle against horrifying memories of the treacherous undergrowth of South Pacific jungle of Japanese snipers, and the virulent racism of his soldier comrades
Young winston by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Attenborough's examination of the early life of Winston Churchill, up until his early days at Parliament, and before his marriage is a fascinating look at the formative years of one of the greatest politicians and most influential world leaders in recent history. This film has been newly remastered
When time ran out--( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A South Pacific island's dormant volcano unexpectedly erupts in fury. Tourists are surprised by a volcanic eruption in a lonesome hotel in the Caribic. Shelby Gilmore is the hotel owner who ignores all the warnings and advises his guests to wait for a rescue team. Hank is a wildcat oil driller who gathers a small group of followers and heads toward higher ground. Kay Kirby is a PR executive who must choose between the two men
So this is New York( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows a rube, played by Henry Morgan, on a journey as he uses his recently obtained inheritance to take a trip to 1910's New York with his wife and sister-in-law. Along the way, he encounters numerous eccentric characters including a drunken jockey, a sleaze ball millionaire and a devious stage actor, all scheming to court his sister-in-law in order to gain a slice of the inheritance
12 Uhr mittags = high noon( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am Tag seiner Hochzeit steht Sheriff Kane vor einer schweren Gewissensentscheidung: Eigentlich wollte er mit seiner jungen Frau Amy die Stadt verlassen, doch der gefürchtete Mörder Miller soll mit dem Mittagszug in Hadleyville eintreffen, um sich für sieben Jahre Zuchthaus zu rächen. Soll Kane sich, von seinen Mitbürgern allein gelassen, dem Gangster Miller und seinen drei Komplizen stellen oder Amys Bitten nachgeben, die als Quäkerin jede Form der Gewalt verabscheut? Als um zwölf Uhr mittags der Zug in der glühenden Hitze im Bahnhof einrollt, schlägt die Stunde der Entscheidung ... (DVD-Hülle)
Young Winston: the screenplay of the film by Carl Foreman( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le train sifflera trois fois by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alors qu'il doit combattre un ennemi mortel de longue date, un shérif se rend compte que toute la ville refuse de l'aider
Know your enemy-- Japan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the religious, political, cultural, and economic history of Japan contributed toward making it a formidable foe. Intended to show the American serviceman the fighting characteristics of his Japanese counterpart
Word into image : portraits of American screenwriters : transcripts of the award winning film series( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clay pigeon (1949) shooting script by Carl Foreman( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Born free
Alternative Names
Carl Foreman amerykański scenarzysta i producent filmowy

Carl Foreman scnariste amricain

Carl Foreman sceneggiatore e produttore statunitense

Carl Foreman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Foreman, Carl 1914-1984

Frye, Derek.

Frye, Derek 1914-1984

Форман, Карл

קארל פורמן

کارل فورمن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی


The guns of NavaroneBorn freeWhen time ran out--