WorldCat Identities

Steiger, Rod 1925-2002

Works: 514 works in 2,027 publications in 10 languages and 42,105 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Musical films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Author, Singer, Collector, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rod Steiger
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

89 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 4,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the Russian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a doctor/poet. Doctor Zhivago sees his life torn apart by the Revolution and the alterations also affect the lives of many around him, including the gentle woman he marries and the fascinating other woman he cannot forget
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

101 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

44 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy wins his girl despite the intervention of a sinister hired hand
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Visual )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Shiloh, Marty risks everything to turn an enemy into a friend, but it's Shiloh that teaches Marty about kindness and forgiveness when he heroically saves the life of the man who mistreated him
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

124 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

47 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

40 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth, armed with insta-fry ray guns, endowed with slimy, humungous brains, and enlivened with state-of-the-art special effects. Thrill! As Earth fights back with an unexpected weapon
The Amityville horror by Stuart E Rosenberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Long Island colonial house on the river's edge seemed perfect, but their new house soon becomes a hellish nightmare
The chosen by Brian Woods( Visual )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers at the time of the Normandy invasion in 1944 are friends but they are divided by the same thing that unites them--their faith. Though both are devout Jews, there's a subtle difference. Danny is an Hasidic Jew, brought up to accept faith blindly by his father--an ultra-orthodox rabbi who rejects the 20th century for the special joys of centuries--old tradition. Reuven, on the other hand, has been brought up by his father who is a secular scholar, to question everything around him
End of days by Peter Hyams( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a burned-out former New York City cop named Jericho is assigned to security detail for a mysterious and foreboding stranger, Jericho thwarts an assassination attempt. During the ensuing investigation, he and his parner save the life of a beautiful and terrified woman, whose destiny involves death, the devil and the fate of mankind
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet and other prominent filmmakers and historians, IMAGINARY WITNESS examines Hollywood's attitude towards one of the most horrific events in world history. Using rare newsreel footage as well as gripping clips from over forty films, this award-winning documentary explores how filmmakers and popular culture have portrayed the Holocaust over the past 60 years
Jubal by Delmer Daves( Visual )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, an honorable itinerant cattleman is befriended and hired by a bighearted ranch owner despite his unwillingness to talk about his past. When he becomes the object of the attentions of the owner's bored wife and is entrusted with a foreman's responsibilities, his presence starts to rankle a shifty fellow cowhand
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitally remastered from original 1955 screenplay starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae
The golden age of television( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The January man by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When there's a strangler on the loose in New York, Nick Starkey is assigned to the case. Within days, he is up to his ears in murder, corruption and comedy
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatened with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
Le mani sulla città = Hands over the city by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

33 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of power and the facade of democracy are explored in this political exposé of corruption in Naples. Following the fatal collapse of a tenement building, an investigation reveals that profits from municipal developments are going to city council members and developers in backroom negotiations
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Rod Stajger

Rod Steiger acteur américain

Rod Steiger aktor amerykański

Rod Steiger Amerikaans acteur

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Rod Steiger amerikansk skådespelare

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Rod Steiger attore statunitense

Rod Steiger pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Rod Steiger US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Steiger, Rodney Stephen 1925-2002

Stieger, Rod 1925-

Stieger, Rod 1925-2002

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