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Palance, Jack 1919-2006

Overview
Works: 586 works in 1,720 publications in 9 languages and 28,634 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Western films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Crime films  Children's films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Other, Costume designer, Interviewee, Collector, Director, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Palance
Batman Begins by Tim Burton( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman faces the Joker for the first time
Shane by Oliver Sacks( Visual )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fullscreen. A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
City slickers by Jack Palance( Visual )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about three men friends who are going through mid-life crises. They decide that the answer to their malaise is a fantasy vacation out West where they can play cowboy on a cattle drive
The swan princess by Turner Family Showcase( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful princess is transformed into a swan by a sorcerer's spell and is held captive at an enchanted lake until the spell is broken
Bagdad Cafe by Percy Adlon( Visual )

83 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An off-beat comedy about a greasy spoon and a rusty gas pump in the Mojave desert, and mismatched characters who find paradise off the beaten track
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

139 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Young guns by Christopher Cain( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods
The professionals by Richard Brooks( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and French and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldier of fortune Burt Lancaster leads a rugged team of mercenaries to rescue a beautiful woman who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary Captain Rasa (Jack Palance)
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious stranger appears at the Kansas farm of Jacob and Sarah Witting. The stranger is Jacob's father, John, who abandoned him and his mother when he was a child. Although John establishes relationships with Sarah and his grandchildren, he struggles to reconcile with his son
Prancer returns by Joshua Butler( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy named Charlie finds a baby reindeer in the woods and believes it is Prancer. He brings it home to care for until Santa can pick him for Christmas. Charlie's attempt to reunite Prancer with Santa marks a direct change in the lives of Charlie and his family as, struggling and nearly broken, they are returned to love through the magical appearance of the reindeer
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pardoned instead of Christ, Barabbas is haunted for the rest of his life. After watching his former lover, Rachel, being stoned to death for her belief in Jesus, Barabbas returns to his life of thievery. Arrested again, he is sent to the sulphur mines and then to gladiator school where he witnesses yet another friend give his life in the name of the Nazarene. It is only at the end, when Barabbas himself faces crucifixion, that he discovers his faith
Tango & Cash by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two rival L.A. policemen who have one thing in common -- each thinks "he" is the best -- team up to pursue a vicious international crimelord who has set them up
Panic in the streets by Elia Kazan( Visual )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member 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
Buffalo girls by Rod Hardy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary Calamity Jane searches not only for her long-lost daughter, but also for the Wild West that is now waning. Her unforgettable friends include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Sitting Bull, and Annie Oakley
Sudden fear by David Miller( Visual )

17 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train headed home to California, Myra Hudson falls in love with and marries actor Lester Blaine, whom she has just fired from her most recent New York play. Back on her San Francisco estate, something evil appears to be lurking beneath the surface of the couple's idyllic life
The golden age of television( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 485 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
Halls of Montezuma by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A squad of Marines pick their way through enemy-infested jungles to find their objective in the island's interior
30 years of National Geographic specials by National Geographic Society( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of highlights and clips from past programs of the National Geographic televised documentaries, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Society's documentary production. From the very first National Geographic special in 1963, which followed a team of Americans as they ascended Mt. Everest, content ranges from wilderness to cultural exploration. Through these programs, National Geographic offered a broad variety of sights and perspectives which were previously unknown to the average viewing public. Still bearing historical value, examples include segments from the films that helped promote and popularize such issues as species and habitat protection and the works of Dr. Louis Leakey, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall
20 great westerns : heroes & bandits( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Back when we were grownups by Blythe Danner( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous, uplifting and touching story about abandoned dreams and rediscovered destinies
 
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