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Dekker, Albert 1905-1968

Overview
Works: 105 works in 312 publications in 5 languages and 10,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Film noir  Historical films  History  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Albert Dekker
 
Most widely held works by Albert Dekker
Gentleman's agreement by Elia Kazan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist assigned to write a series of articles on anti-semitism decides to pose as a Jew and finds out first-hand what it is like to be the victim of intolerance
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of three major films that make up James Dean's movie legacy. Cal (Dean) is a wayward Salinas Valley youth who vies for the affection of his hardened father (Massey) with his favoured brother Aron (Davalos). Dean was Oscar nominated, and Jo Van Fleet won as Best Supporting Actress
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abbreviated television adaptation of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a middle-aged man's emotional turmoil
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

47 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Hammer, a private detective in Los Angeles, gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs, and after almost being killed himself, Mike tries to solve the murder
The furies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
Ten blocks on the Camino Real by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a fictional Latin American country populated by a worn-out Casanova, a nostalgic Camille, and a disillusioned Byron, Tennessee Williams' allegorical one-act play stars Martin Sheen as an American G.I. named Kilroy, an ex-boxer with the soul of a poet
Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While driving down a lonely road late one evening, Hammer picks up a beautiful blonde hitchhiker, dressed in nothing but a raincoat. At first, Hammer assumes that the incoherent girl is an escaped lunatic; his mind is changed for him when he and the girl are abducted by two thugs. The men torture the girl to death as the semiconscious Hammer watches helplessly. He himself escapes extermination when the murderers' car topples off a cliff and he is thrown clear. Seeking vengeance, Hammer tries to discover the secret behind the girl's murder
Killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

16 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Hemingway's simple but gripping short tale "The Killers" is a model of economical storytelling. Two directors adapted it into unforgettably virile features: Robert Siodmak, in a 1946 film that helped define the noir style; and Don Siegel, in a brutal 1964 version that was intended for television but deemed too violent for home audiences and released theatrically instead. The first is poetic and shadowy, the second direct and harsh as daylight, but both get at the heart of Hemingway's existential classic
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Wake Island( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault."
In old California by William McCann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome, two-fisted pharmacist moves from Boston to Sacramento during the gold rush. Although he endears himself to the community by acting as a doctor, he tangles with the towns unscupulous political bosses. He becomes engaged to a wealthy woman from San Francisco, but discovers in the end that he loves the local dance hall singer
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Catherine's aunt, Violet Venable, tries to influence Dr. Cukrowicz, a young neurosurgeon, to surgically end Catherine's hauting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of sodium pentothal, Dr. Cukrowicz discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true. He then must confront Violet about her own involvement in her son's lurid death."--Container
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cimarron Kid: After being falsely accused of a payroll heist, the Kid heads for the high country, where he joins the outlaw Dalton gang. When the Daltons are decimated during a daring daylight bank robbery, the Kid takes over what is left of the gang and hides out at a local ranch. Here he is reformed by the love of rancher's daughter Carrie Roberts, but not so reformed that he doesn't embark upon one last robbery
As young as you feel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hodges works a hand press at a ACME Printing Company and is forced to retire when he turns sixty-five. When it is discovered that no one at the company knows the parent company's president, John decides to dye his hair and mustache, and gives a convincing impersonation to the executive officers to ignore the mandatory retirement clause. John soon finds himself giving a creditable speech on the dignity of man and gaining national attention to an outmoded retirement policy
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild bunch: After a botched robbery attempt in Texas, Pike Bishop and his gang head across the Rio Grande and into Mexico. They are pursued by bounty hunters hired to prevent the gang from robbing the rail depot. Bishop's gang extend their time in Mexico when they meet a Mexican general who wants them to rob a U.S. train carrying arms
Victor Saville presents Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly( Visual )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs. Almost killed himself, the detective tries to solve the murder. Along the way, he is told to back off by the Feds, a bomb is placed in his car, a friend is killed, and he himself is beaten, drugged, and held hostage
Classic war collection 4 movie marathon.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island: A handful of U. S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
These thousand hills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humble cowboy borrows money from his dance-girl girlfriend to buy a ranch, and then breaks up with her for another woman. The cowboy then runs for political office, but he first has to join a posse to catch his best friend who turned rustler
Once upon a honeymoon by Leo McCarey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vienne, 1938. Katie O'Hara, une jeune chanteuse américaine, épouse un riche baron proche des nazis, ce qu'elle ignore. Pat O'Tool un journaliste mondain britannique qui enquête sur ce mariage, est séduit par Katie et commence à s'intéresser aux activités de son mari. Il décide alors de les suivre dans leur lune de miel à travers une Europe en guerre
Dr. Cyclops( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jungle travellers are captured and miniaturized by a mad scientist
 
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John Steinbeck's East of Eden
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Albert Dekker acteur américain

Albert Dekker Actor, politician

Albert Dekker aktor i polityk amerykański

Albert Dekker Amerikaans acteur (1905-1968)

Albert Dekker amerikansk skådespelare

Albert Dekker amerikansk skodespelar

Albert Dekker amerikansk skuespiller

Albert Dekker attore statunitense

Albert Dekker US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Politiker

Decker, Albert 1905-1968

Ecke, Albert van 1905-1968

Van Dekker, Albert 1905-1968

Деккер, Альберт

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Death of a SalesmanMickey Spillane's Kiss me deadlyKillersWake IslandIn old CaliforniaGreatest classic films collectionVictor Saville presents Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly