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Oates, Warren 1928-1982

Overview
Works: 244 works in 685 publications in 8 languages and 17,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Television adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Warren Oates
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )
33 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,491 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
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
38 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train
Badlands by Terrence Malick( Visual )
34 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Fort Dupre, South Dakota, in 1959, twenty-five-year-old garbageman Kit Carruthers and his fifteen-year-old girlfriend Holly Sargis go on the run after killing Holly's father. On their way towards the Badlands of Montana they leave a trail of murders
Stripes ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The outrageous antics of two enlisted men who figure they can save the world for democracy and meet girls!
Two-lane blacktop by Monte Hellman( Visual )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A car-obsessed Driver and Mechanic aimlessly head East from L.A. in a souped-up 1955 Chevy, drag racing for money and thrills. Drifting across the Southwest, they keep being buzzed by a Pontiac GTO. They are joined by The Girl after she climbs into their car while the two are eating in a diner. Later at a gas station, the three meet "GTO" and challenge him to a cross-country race to Washington, D.C. for "pink slips," where the winner will get the loser's car. Along the way, however, they keep stopping to help each other, and winning seems far from their thoughts. The road is itself a place to live, is home, not just a way to move
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spielberg presents a surprisingly comic look at the panic gripping Los Angeles in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The zany comedy--set in L.A. just days after the attack-- portrays how the fear of an imminent Japanese invasion threw the city into a state of pandemonium
Tom Sawyer by Richard M Sherman( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain's boy hero enters a cave with Huck and Becky to save Muff Potter, and witnesses a murder
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 514 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
John Steinbeck's East of Eden ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control
The twilight zone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Return of the seven by Yul Brynner( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brynner leads his band of gunslingers to rescue a poor Mexican village from the vicious outlaws who have been terrorizing the inhabitants
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A violent story of a down-and-out piano player in search of the severed head of a gigolo for which there is a million dollar bounty
The hired hand by Peter Fonda( Visual )
13 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, Arch, and Dan head into Del Norte, a small town in the middle of nowhere. Harry decides to return home after a seven-year absence, but not before Dan runs afoul of a group of unsavory characters and Harry vows vengeance for the lad's death. Harry and Arch flee from the town. Harry's wife, Hannah, is none too pleased to see her wayward husband at her doorstep. Taking his wife's anger in stride, he asks only to be allowed to work as a hired hand. Just as Hannah and Harry start to move beyond the years of anger and estrangement, disaster strikes
Dillinger by John Milius( Visual )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through all their outrageous escapades, the Dillinger gang maintained a certain mystique in the eyes of the American public. To a citizenry in the depths of the depression, the gang seemed almost like heroes, who enlived their days with fabulous feats of crime. This is a glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history
The blue & the gray ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic story covering a period in U.S. history from John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 to the summer of 1865 following President Lincoln's death. Focuses on two related families living on either side of the Mason-Dixon line who find themselves at war with each other
The twilight zone ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
The border by Tony Richardson( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A border guard faces corruption in his department when the infant of a poor Mexican girl is kidnapped
The white dawn ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on James Houston's true story of an Arctic adventure, The White Dawn relates the story of three sailors who are separated from their ship during an Arctic hunt for polar bear and walrus. Eskimos who live on Baffin Island, just south of the North Pole, save their lives, but one angry sailor brings fear and violence to all. Magnificent location footage and realistic hunting scenes bring a striking flavor to the intense and passionate conflict
The Shooting by Monte Hellman( Visual )
31 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former bounty hunter turned prospector returns to his diggings to find things changed. One partner is shot and killed, his brother escapes on horseback to the desert, and the third takes refuge in a cave. Setting off across the desert in pursuit, a mysterious woman hires them to take her to a town that's in the direction they're headed. They soon realize they are being followed by a hired gun
 
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