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Bickford, Charles 1891-1967

Works: 213 works in 642 publications in 9 languages and 13,801 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Musical films  Religious films  Hagiographical films  Film noir  Buddy films  Social problem films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

50 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a band singer is discovered and guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, she performs one superb song after another in a production that exhilarates with its craft and style even as its story moves toward a heartbreaking finale
Days of wine and roses by Blake Edwards( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A domestic drama which reveals the corrosive effects of alcoholism on a hardened young advertising executive and his attractive young wife, both of whom drink heavily to compensate for their insecurity
Franz Werfel's The song of Bernadette by Henry King( Visual )

38 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until a miracle changes their minds, church and state officials persecute a simple, ingenuous peasant girl who claims to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary
Of mice and men by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

22 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film adaptation of Steinbeck's novella tells the story of the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
The big country by Donald Hamilton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

35 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old sailor Chris Christofferson eagerly awaits the arrival of his grown daughter Anna, whom he sent at five years old to live with relatives in Minnesota. He has not seen her since, but believes her to be a decent and respectably employed young woman. When Anna arrives, however, it is clear that she has lived a hard life in the dregs of society, and that much of her spirit has been extinguished
Johnny Belinda by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is hard on MacDonald farm in stony, windswept Nova Scotia - and harder for young Belinda, a deaf mute whose affliction has been confused with mental deficiency
Brute force by Jules Dassin( Visual )

24 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
The unforgiven by John Huston( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family on the frontier adopts a young girl, but the Indians claim that the girl is one of them, and they want her back
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This western interweaves classic real-life old west legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill Cody, George Armstrong Custer and Abraham Lincoln into a stunning tale as vast as the wild frontier itself
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell has devoted his life to the military, and his career to developing a superior air defense force for the United States. When top army brass fail to recognize the importance of air power following its crucial role in winning WWI, Mitchell initiates a campaign to change their minds--a campaign that will ultimately lead to his demotion and the most controversial military trial in U.S. history
Fallen angel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"June Mills and her sister Clara live a quiet life in a small coastal town until Eric Stanton, a smooth-talking con man, comes into their lives. He seems to fall hard for June, but Clara believes he's interested only in the family fortune. Meanwhile, sultry waitress Stella catches Stanton's fancy and thinks he might be her ticket out of town. The local cop knows more than he's telling about his fellow citizens and their tangled relationships, which draw even tighter after a shocking murder"--Container
Jim Thorpe, All-American( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of Thorpe, a Native American athlete who gained international recognition for his excellence in many different sports
Shirley Temple( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now and Forever: Shirley Temple stars as a little rich girl whose father, a jewel thief, comes to claim her from his late wife's relatives
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young wife is caught in a spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. Terrified that her psychiatrist husband will learn of her frailty, Ann Sutton attempts to cure herself with the help of hypnotist David Korvo. However, Ann finds herself plunging deeper and deeper into a psychological abyss as Korvo, with a diabolical plan of his own, manipulates her subconscious mind."--Container
Command decision( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
A big hand for the little lady( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the biggest high-stakes poker game in the West begins, a compulsive gambler turned homesteader is drawn into the game. With the entire family fortune at stake, he suffers a heart attack when dealt a winning hand. His wife steps in to play his hand
Little Miss Marker by B. P Schulberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley Temple melts the hearts of a gang of hardened gamblers when she is left as an IOU or "marker" for debt
Mr. Lucky by H. C Potter( Visual )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirited comedy of a professional gambler trying to raise a new bankroll by fleecing a wealthy young woman
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Alternative Names
Bickford, Charles 1889-1967

Bickford, Charles Ambrose 1891-1967

Charles Bickford acteur américain

Charles Bickford Amerikaans acteur (1891-1967)

Charles Bickford amerikansk skådespelare

Charles Bickford amerikansk skodespelar

Charles Bickford amerikansk skuespiller

Charles Bickford amerykański aktor

Charles Bickford attore statunitense

Charles Bickford US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Charres Bickford

Чарльз Бикфорд

Чарльз Бікфорд

تشارلز بيكفورد

چارلز بیکفورد

چارلز بیکفورد بازیگر آمریکایی


Days of wine and rosesFranz Werfel's The song of BernadetteAnna ChristieThe plainsmanShirley TempleCommand decisionLittle Miss Marker