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Steiger, Rod 1925-2002

Works: 679 works in 2,339 publications in 9 languages and 42,299 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  War films  Gangster films  Romance films  Musical films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Narrator, Other, Interviewee, Costume designer, Author, Collector, Singer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

94 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,955 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 )

99 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,602 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 Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

59 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Marty Preston lives in a remote rural community. There's not much to do during summer vacation but shoot cans and hang out with Sam, who's not too bad even if she is a girl. But Marty finds a purpose to his life when he meets a beaten and frightened beagle he names Shiloh and decides to fight to keep him from being returned to his abusive owner
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

103 editions published between 1967 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Tibbs is a renowned homicide detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the Deep South at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sheriff and the city slicker. Sidney Poitier stars as the superior sleuth who rediscovers the small town racism he escaped through his education. Rod Steiger is the local sheriff who is forced to examine his own prejudices and repent them
The hurricane by Denzel Washington( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,638 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,332 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
Mars attacks! by Tim Burton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth
In the heat of the night( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,104 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
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy wins his girl despite the intervention of a sinister hired hand
The Amityville horror by Stuart E Rosenberg( Visual )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 915 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 longest day( Visual )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 6th, 1944, the Allied invasion of France marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000 ships, comprising the largest armada the world has ever seen. Presented in its original black & white version, The Longest Day is a vivid, hour-by-hour re-creation of this historic event. Featuring a stellar international cast, and told from the perspectives of both sides, it is a fascinating look at the massive preparations, mistakes and random events that determined the outcome of one of the biggest battles in history. Winner of two 1962 Oscars, the Longest Day ranks as one of Hollywood's truly great war films
The chosen by Brian Woods( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 834 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 761 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
Shiloh 2 : Shiloh season( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shiloh is settling in nicely with Marty and his family, but Judd Travers continues to make himself a nuisance, drinking and driving, hunting illegally on land belonging to Marty's family, and threatening to take Shiloh back. Now that he's saved Shiloh, kind-hearted Marty wants to save Judd, despite the fact that Judd wants nothing to do with him. Marty and Judd both face, as Doc Wallace says, "the tests of life" for which there are no simple resolutions. Marty confronts a dilemma kids often face alone: deciding when it's right to keep one's word and when the greater good is to break it; distinguishing truth from gossip and learning how gossip can hurt; and finding out that both kindness and cruelty must be learned and can be taught
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 599 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
The golden age of television( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 507 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 )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 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
Shiloh 2 by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 422 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
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Doctor Zhivago
On the WaterfrontOklahoma!ShilohThe hurricaneJesus of NazarethMars attacks!End of daysShiloh 2 : Shiloh season
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Rod Stajger

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Stieger, Rod 1925-2002

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