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Frankenheimer, John 1930-2002

Overview
Works: 387 works in 1,535 publications in 10 languages and 22,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Conspiracy films  Fiction  Spy films  History  Political fiction  Political films  Film remakes 
Roles: Director, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Restager , pmn, Interviewee, Scenarist, Contributor, Other, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Frankenheimer
 
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Most widely held works by John Frankenheimer
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

115 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,454 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 to carry out the orders of the enemy upon release. When a decorated Korean War veteran who has been brainwashed starts to commit political assassinations, his old military commander begins to suspect and must stop him
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

115 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,274 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 )

47 editions published between 1962 and 2018 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
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a ragtag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to follow the same path
Seven days in May by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 886 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
The films of Frankenheimer : forty years in film by Gerald Pratley( )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andersonville( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil War explodes, air thick with musket fire, soil drenched with the blood of kinsmen, bodies piling up like cords of wood. In the madness and fury, a small group of Union soldiers fall into the hands of the Confederate army. Overnight, they find themselves herded aboard a prison train bound for the deepest regions of the South, to a slice of Hell carved out of the Georgia clay known as Andersonville Prison
Reindeer games( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon release from a stint in prison, Rudy impulsively decides to pose as his old cell mate Nick in order to make time with Nick's beautiful pen pal Ashley. But Rudy's ruse blows up when he realizes that Ashley was doublecrossing Nick ... and now he's inescapably part of an armed robbery plot being hatched by her evil brother
The island of Dr. Moreau( Visual )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 594 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
The Manchurian candidate by Richard Condon( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and German and held by 509 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
Path to war by Daniel Giat( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 509 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
Grand Prix by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

40 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine races. One champion. Formula One drivers compete to be the best in this tale of speed, spectacle, and intertwined personal lives
The golden age of television( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 481 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
French connection II by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

62 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle follows travels to Marseilles, France, in pursuit of the heroin dealers whom he hit, but failed to kill, but, after he teams up with the gendarmes to hunt down the ringleader, Doyle is kidnapped by the heroin kingpin and forced to become an addict himself
Black Sunday by Thomas Harris( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and French and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller. Een groep internationale terroristen bereidt een grote aanslag tijdens hét sportevenement van het jaar, de Superbowl, voor. Ze willen hiervoor een gestoorde oorlogsveteraan en een zeppelin gebruiken
Seconds( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 407 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
John Frankenheimer's The train( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 392 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
John Frankenheimer's The train by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

56 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 390 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
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to escape his dreary, dead-end life, an aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into a handsome, young man, he begins a jet-set existence among a shadowy community of similar "reborns." But his heady exhilaration spirals into a heart-stopping terror as he discovers that his newly purchased life carries a terrifying price
George Wallace( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and German and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Wallace was an infamous politician and segregationist. He had a lust for power and status that made him bedfellows with racists and become one of the most destructive and hated politicians of his time. This film follows Wallace from his early days as a state circuit judge to his presidential run, when he was paralyzed by a would-be assassin
 
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Alternative Names
Frankenheimer, John

Frankenheimer, John, 1930-

Frankenheimer, John Michael 1930-2002

John Frankenheimer Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Frankenheimer amerykański reżyse

John Frankenheimer director de cine estadounidense

John Frankenheimer réalisateur américain

John Frankenheimer regista statunitense

John Frankenheimer US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Produzent

Smithee, Alan 1930-2002

Джон Франкенгаймер

Франкенхаймер, Джон

ג'ון פרנקנהיימר במאי קולנוע

جان فرانکن هایمر تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

জন ফ্রাঙ্কেনহাইমার Film director

존 프랭컨하이머

프랑켄하이머, 존 1930-2002

ジョン・フランケンハイマー

约翰·弗兰克海默

約翰·法蘭克海默

約翰法蘭根海馬

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