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Oates, Warren 1928-1982

Overview
Works: 203 works in 628 publications in 8 languages and 17,182 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Television adaptations  Fiction  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
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 )
37 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black homicide expert is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small town
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,131 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
Badlands by Terrence Malick ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in South Dakota in 1959, this is the story of Kit and his girlfriend Holly, two people alienated from everyday life, who go on a killing spree
Stripes ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,375 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 )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 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 571 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 Spanish and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain's boy hero enters a cave with Huck and Becky to save Muff Potter, witness to murder
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Because of a strategic error he made at the battle of Gettysburg, Major Amos Dundee is punished by being sent to command a Texas prison camp. When Apache massacre a U.S. cavalry troop in New Mexico, Major Dundee assembles an army of cutthroats, renegades and Confederate prisoners (led by his hated counterpart, Capt. Tyreen). Dundee and his rebel band pursue the Indians into Mexico, where they battle the French army as well as murderous Apaches. The film was cut by almost 12 minutes by the studio prior to its original release
Blue Thunder by John Badham ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages 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
John Steinbeck's East of Eden ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 478 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
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 438 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 twilight zone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 434 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
The hired hand by Peter Fonda ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 5 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
Return of the seven by Yul Brynner ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 383 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
Dillinger by John Milius ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 333 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 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This powerful epic reconstructs America's most tragic era, when families and nation were divided between the North and the South during the Civil War
The twilight zone ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 281 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 )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 230 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 )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on James Houston's true story. The story of three sailors who are separated from their ship during an Artic hunt for polar bear and walrus. Eskimos save their lives, but one angry sailor brings fear and violence to all
The Shooting by Monte Hellman ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 174 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 one of the caves. Setting off across the desert in pursuit, a mysterious woman hires them to take her to a town which is in the direction they are headed. They soon realize they are being followed by a hired gun
 
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