WorldCat Identities

Swenson, Karl 1908-1978

Overview
Works: 80 works in 142 publications in 3 languages and 5,281 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Western films  History  Science fiction films  Excerpts  Songs and music  Radio programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karl Swenson
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds by Daphne Du Maurier( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Lonely are the brave by David Miller( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After landing himself in jail trying to break out his friend, Jack Burns finds himself alone and on the run from the law. Leading the manhunt is Sheriff Morey Johnson, who must bring Burns to justice despite his own sympathy for the fugitive
Major Dundee by Beijinpai( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Seconds( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
The music of Disney : a legacy in song( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small California town is attacked by thousands of birds
Ice palace( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men in Alaska have a bitter 40-year rivalry that mirrors their land's struggle for statehood
The great radio horror shows( Recording )

in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 6 vintage horror radio programs originally produced between 1938 and 1945
The birds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
Operation Diabolique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
One foot in Hell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ulterior motive lurks beneath the sheriff's badge in an unsuspecting small town still recovering from the Civil War
The adventures of Jim Bowie : the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series was based on the life of a real-life American folk hero and Western frontiersman wo invented the damous Bowie knife after an attack by a fierce Grizzly bear in which his rifle jammed at a critical moment in the fight. Against the backdrop of 1830s French-American New Orleans and backwoods Louisiana Territory, the famous and wealthy young planter, Jim Bowie forges the frontier, diligently pursues lawbreakers and battles social injustice
The gun and the pulpit by Direct Source Special Products Inc. ; Quality Special Products( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gunslinger with a price on his head discovers the body of a traveling minister. Fearing those who follow him, he assumes the identity of the dead minister
Murder at midnight, vol. 1 by Hollywood 360( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced in New York, Murder at Midnight came to ABC radio in September of 1946 and featured crime dramas and supernatural thrillers. Raymond Morgan, a former Long Island minister who had left the cloth for the excitement of radio, was the foreboding host who each week uttered the lines: "Midnight, the witching hour when the night is darkest, our fears the strongest, and our strength at its lowest ebb. Midnight, when the graves gape open and death strikes." Over its six-year run in syndication Murder at Midnight had a relatively high production budget which helped it pull respectable audience shares. The supporting players were New York's best, including: Lawson Zerbe, Karl Swenson, Berry Kroeger, Lon Clark, Elspeth Eric, and Raymond Edward Johnson. Anton M. Leader directed the series and the scripts were by top writers, including Joe Ruscoll, Max Erlich, and Robert Newman
Murder at midnight. 12 half-hour original radio broadcasts( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced in New York, Murder at Midnight came to ABC Radio in September of 1946 and featured horror stories with supernatural twists. Raymond Morgan, a former Long Island minister who had left the cloth for the excitement of radio, was the foreboding host who each week uttered the lines: "Midnight, the witching hour when the night is darkest, our fears the strongest, and our strength at its lowest ebb. Midnight, when the graves gape open and death strikes." Over its six-year run in syndication, Murder at Midnight had a relatively high production budget which helped it pull respectable audience shares. The supporting players were New York's best, including Lawson Zerbe, Karl Swenson, Berry Kroeger, Lon Clark, Elspeth Eric, and Raymond Edward Johnson. Anton M. Leader directed the series and the scripts were by top writers, including Joe Ruscoll, Max Ehrlich, and Robert Newman.Episodes included are "The Dead Hand," "The Man Who Was Death," "The Secret of XR3," "Wherever I Go," "Trigger Man," "Death's Goblet," "The Heavy Death," "Nightmare," "The Creeper," "Murder's a Lonely Business," "The House Where Death Lived," and "The Kabbalah."
Das war der wilde Westen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Überlanger Starfilm, der - inspiriert von einer Artikelserie im "Life"--Magazin - in bilderbogenhaften Episoden die Erschließung des amerikanischen Westens von den ersten Trecks bis zur ersten Eisenbahn erzählt (1840-1890). Dank der (vor allem in der von Ford inszenierten Bürgerkriegsepisode) intelligent genutzten technischen Möglichkeiten des Cinerama-Verfahrens fesselnde Unterhaltung." [filmdienst.de]
 
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Swensen, Karl 1908-1978

Καρλ Σουένσον

Карл Свенсон

Կառլ Սուենսոն

קארל סוונסון שחקן אמריקאי

کارل سونسون

کارل سونسون بازیگر آمریکایی

カール・スウェンソン

卡爾·史溫森

Languages
English (31)

German (1)

French (1)