WorldCat Identities

Steiger, Rod 1925-2002

Overview
Works: 560 works in 2,091 publications in 9 languages and 41,988 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  War films  Romance films  Gangster films  Musical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Author, Singer, Other, Collector, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

94 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 4,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

87 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,627 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 )

50 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic musical in which a handsome young cowboy falls in love. The young couple is menaced by the hired man
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Visual )

53 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

122 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,095 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 Norman Jewison( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,708 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
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

45 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,361 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
The Amityville horror by Stuart E Rosenberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 911 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 is 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 )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All hell breaks loose when Arnold Schwarzenegger battles the ultimate evil in this chilling supernatural action thriller
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 641 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
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

32 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Allied invasion in Normandy during World War II. Details D-Day landing from the points of view of those who participated: the Germans, the French, the English and the Americans
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

This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 481 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 )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 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 427 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 threatned with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell has devoted his life to the military, and his career to developing a superior air defense force for the United States. When top army brass fail to recognize the importance of air power following its crucial role in winning WWI, Mitchell initiates a campaign to change their minds--a campaign that will ultimately lead to his demotion and the most controversial military trial in U.S. history
 
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Alternative Names
Rod Stajger

Rod Steiger acteur américain

Rod Steiger aktor amerykański

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Rod Steiger Amerikano nga aktor

Rod Steiger amerikansk skådespelare

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Rod Steiger amerikansk skuespiller

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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Род Стайгер

Род Стайгер американський актор

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רוד סטייגר

רוד סטייגר שחקן אמריקאי

راد استایگر بازیگر آمریکایی

رود ستايجر

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