WorldCat Identities

Steiger, Rod 1925-2002

Works: 400 works in 1,768 publications in 11 languages and 40,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Musical films  Romance films  Animal films  Western films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Singer, Author, Other, Collector, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rod Steiger
Doctor Zhivago by Nancy Stanley( Visual )

85 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet he finds himself in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse. Zhivago becomes torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the Bolshevik revolution, but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

81 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,020 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
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,611 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 )

133 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,100 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

46 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,370 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 )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the June 6th, 1944 WWII invasion of Normandy, France, from the both the Allied and Axis perspectives
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

41 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 885 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 boondock saints II all saints day by Sean Patrick Flanery( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 831 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 Andrew W Marlowe( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All hell breaks loose when Arnold Schwarzenegger battles the ultimate evil in this chilling supernatural action thriller
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 612 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
Jubal by Delmer Daves( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Shakespearean tale of jealousy and betrayal, a man who is an honorable itinerant cattleman, befriended and hired by a bighearted ranch owner despite his unwillingness to talk about his past. When the new hand becomes the target of the flirtatious attentions of the owner's bored wife and is entrusted by the boss with a foreman's responsibilities, his presence at the ranch starts to rankle his shifty fellow cowhand
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true-life story of boxing champion Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter. Rubin Carter's life is tragically interrupted when he is wrongfully accused of murdering three people. His inspirational struggle for justice eventually leads to his freedom
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 489 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
Duck you sucker by Sergio Leone( Visual )

68 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Juan Miranda (Steiger) is a cigar-chomping, salt-of-the-earth peasant with a Robin Hood heart. John Mallory (Coburn) is a dynamite-tossing Irish revolutionary who has fled to Mexico to practice his skills. Together, they're a devilishly volatile mix of anti-establishment philosophies and violent tendencies as they attempt to liberate political prisoners, defend their compatriots against a well-equipped militia and risk their lives on a train filled with explosives"--Container
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 437 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
The January man by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and German and held by 428 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
Le mani sulla città Hands over the city by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of power and the facade of democracy are explored in this political expos ̌set in Naples. Following the fatal collapse of a tenement building, an investigation reveals where profits from municipal developments are going, to the urban bureaucracy and corrupt developers
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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

Rod Steiger amerikansk skodespelar

Rod Steiger amerikansk skuespiller

Rod Steiger attore statunitense

Rod Steiger US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Steiger, Rodney Stephen 1925-2002

Stieger, Rod 1925-

Stieger, Rod 1925-2002

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On the WaterfrontRodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!Saving ShilohJesus of NazarethMars attacks!End of daysJubalThe hurricaneThe January man