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Frankenheimer, John 1930-2002

Works: 323 works in 1,177 publications in 8 languages and 21,375 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Conspiracy films  Fiction  Police films  Detective and mystery films  Political fiction  History  Satire 
Roles: Director, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Interviewee, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Frankenheimer
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

77 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis- induced conditioning that transform Harvey into a human time bomb
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

77 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of freelance intelligence agents work together to steal a mysterious package, only to have a doublecross throw things into confusion
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
Andersonville : the great untold story of the Civil War( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the experiences at Andersonville, the Confederate Army's most brutal P.O.W. camp in which close to 14,000 soldiers lost their lives
Seven days in May( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?"--Container
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and German and held by 749 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
Path to war by Daniel Giat( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning after his election to the Presidency, Lyndon Johnson's dreams for "The Great Society" and his vision for civil rights in America were overshadowed by the Vietnam War. Johnson watches the nation react to the deaths of young Americans overseas
The French connection by william friedkin ( '71 ) movie( Visual )

46 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene Hackman returns in the role of hard-hitting detective Popoeye Doyle who travels to Marseilles in prusuit of the heroin dealers who he hit, but failed to kill in New York
The Manchurian candidate by George Axelrod( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and German and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenplay based on Richard Condon's 1959 Cold War thriller... It's the story of Sgt. Raymond Shaw, an ex-prisoner of war (and winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor) who, brainwashed with the rest of his unit by a Chinese psychological expert during his captivity in North Korea, has come home programmed to kill. His primary target is a U.S. presidential nominee
John Frankenheimer's The train( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
The Train by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and French and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII thriller about a French railway inspector whose low-key resistance efforts become vitally urgent when the Nazis try to steal a trainload of France's most treasured paintings, and it's up to him to stop the train
Black Sunday( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Black September terrorist group attempts to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the President of the United States in attendance
The Holcroft covenant( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noel Holcroft has inherited an awesome legacy. His father, Hitler's financial wizard, and two other prominent Nazis had re-routed staggering sums of money into a Swiss bank. Supposedly the money was to relieve the suffering of Holocaust victims a generation later. The three Nazis' own children would administer the fund. Now after 40 years, Holcroft must find the other two offspring as the signatures of all three are needed to release the funds
The films of Frankenheimer : forty years in film by Gerald Pratley( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of John Frankenheimer by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, John Frankenheimer talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
The iceman cometh El repartidor de hielo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Frankenheimer an American Film Institute seminar on his work : [held February 5, 1975] by John Frankenheimer( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The island of Dr. Moreau by Don Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Moreau is brilliant geneticist on the brink of superseding evolution. When a U.N. diplomat visits the island laboratory he discovers experiments turning animal life forms into human-like beasts. The beasts revolt, threatening not only the island but ultimately all mankind
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The Manchurian candidate
Alternative Names
Frankenheimer, John

Frankenheimer, John Michael 1930-2002

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John Frankenheimer amerykański reżyse

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John Frankenheimer US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Produzent

Smithee, Alan 1930-2002

Джон Франкенгаймер

Франкенхаймер, Джон

جان فرانکن هایمر تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

জন ফ্রাঙ্কেনহাইমার Film director

존 프랭컨하이머

프랑켄하이머, 존 1930-2002





RoninBirdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--SecondsThe films of Frankenheimer : forty years in filmPictures about extremes : the films of John Frankenheimer