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Oates, Warren 1928-1982

Overview
Works: 241 works in 697 publications in 8 languages and 18,057 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Action and adventure films  Road films  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction television programs  Detective and mystery films 
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 )

35 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,510 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 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914, Texas bandits are ambushed by an old enemy and die bloodily in defence of one of their number against a ruthless Mexican revolutionary
Badlands by Terrence Malick( Visual )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,898 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 )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outrageous antics of two enlisted men
Two-lane blacktop by Monte Hellman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 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 )

8 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 )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 529 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 525 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 491 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 )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 486 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 443 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
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 422 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
Return of the seven by Yul Brynner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 419 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
The hired hand by Peter Fonda( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two difters settle on a farm belonging to one of their wives, only to leave again to avenge the murder of a friend. A "new west- ern" film directed by Peter Fonda
Dillinger by John Milius( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 345 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 enlivened their days with fabulous feats of crime. This film provides 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 297 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 282 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 shooting ; Ride in the whirlwind( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-sixties, the maverick American director Monte Hellman conceived of two westerns at the same time. As shot back-to-back for famed producer Roger Corman, they feature overlapping casts and crews. The films - The Shooting, about a motley assortment of loners following a mysterious wanted man through a desolate frontier, and Ride in the Whirlwind, about a group of cowhands pursued by vigilantes for crimes they did not commit, are rigorous, artful, and wholly unconventional journeys
The white dawn( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 191 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
 
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Oates, Warren

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