Most widely held works about Richard Widmark
Most widely held works by Richard Widmark
Judgment at Nuremberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.
The Alamo ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the historic battle by 185 men against a 7,000-man Mexican army--a battle that ended in the smaller forces' defeat, but lasted long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas.
Pickup on South Street ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 729 libraries worldwide
Petty crook Skip McCoy has his eye set on the big score. When the three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy, he finds a haul bigger than he ever could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets. Tailed by the Feds and the unwitting courier's Communist puppeteers, Skip and Candy find themselves in a precarious gambit that pits greed against redemption.
Judgment at Nuremberg ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of a war crimes trial of four eminent Nazi judges at Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II. Provides insight into Nazi brutality and raises questions about freedom of choice, loyalty to one's country, and responsibility to mankind.
How the West was won ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines.
Cheyenne autumn ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and German and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.
Against all odds ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Terry Brogan, a cynical ex-football star, is hired to find Jessie Wyler, the runaway mistress of a ruthless L.A. nightclub owner, Jake Wise. According to Jake, Jessie had stabbed him and vanished with $50,000. But Terry's mission is soon forgotten when he tracks down the beautiful Jessie on a Mexican island and falls in love with her.
Night and the city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition.
Panic in the streets ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 539 libraries worldwide
One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. When Dr. Reed confirms the dead man had pneumonic plague he must find and inoculate the killers.
Kiss of death ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Nick Bianco is a small-time crook who gets caught during a jewel heist. Despite some urging, he refuses to rat out the team, assuming they would take care of his family. When his wife commits suicide, he rats out his partners and one seeks revenge.
Murder on the Orient Express ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Detective Hercule Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the Calais Coach of the Orient Express hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive.
No way out ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
When a young African-American doctor operates on two white brothers brought in for gunshot wounds, it sets off a chain of violent confrontations between a vicious psychopath, his gang and the black community. Includes original theatrical trailer.
Cold Sassy tree ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, an older man scandalizes the town of Cold Sassy, Georgia, when he marries a much younger woman shortly after his wife's death. The second wife must deal with her terrible secret before she can return the old man's love and attain the home she has always yearned for.
Halls of Montezuma ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and German and held by 381 libraries worldwide
A squad of Marines pick their way through enemy-infested jungles to find their objective in the island's interior.
Coma ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A young doctor at a Boston hospital becomes suspicious when healthy young people undergoing routine operations are mysteriously slipping into irreversible comas.
Madigan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 305 libraries worldwide
A veteran New York City detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer.
The Bedford incident ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 303 libraries worldwide
"Nerve-racking suspense surrounds The Bedford incident, the tale of a U.S. naval vessel on a routine NATO patrol that ends up in a freakish showdown with a Russian submarine"--Container.
The street with no name ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Determined to unravel a crime, FBI Inspector Briggs sends his best agent undercover to penetrate the inner circle of the notorious Stiles gang. Everything goes according to plan, until an informant inside the police department tips off Stiles.
The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done.
Don't bother to knock ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 258 libraries worldwide
A beautiful babysitter begins an affair with one of the guests in the hotel where she is a live-in babysitter. But when the child she cares for interrupts their lovemaking, the babysitter becomes a dangerous madwoman.
Action and adventure films Ambition Atrocities Biography Drama England--London Espionage Ex-convicts Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Gangster films Germany--Nuremberg Greco-Roman wrestling Historical films Historical films History Indictments Louisiana--New Orleans Man-woman relationships Melodramas (Motion pictures) Microfilms Motion pictures Murder New York (State)--New York Nuremberg War Crime Trials (Germany : 1946-1949) Organized crime Outlaws Pickpockets Prejudices Race discrimination Security classification (Government documents) Spy films Swindlers and swindling Texas--San Antonio--Alamo Trials (Crimes against humanity) United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films World War (1939-1945) Wrestling promoters
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No Linguistic content (14)
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