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Frankenheimer, John 1930-2002

Overview
Works: 441 works in 1,590 publications in 9 languages and 22,788 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Conspiracy films  Fiction  Political fiction  History  Action and adventure films  Satire  Horror films 
Roles: Director, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Restager , Other, Interviewee, Scenarist, pmn, Actor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

100 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,300 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 transforms the men into human time bombs. Returned to the United States as war heroes, one of them is used by his mother to promote her Joseph McCarthy-like husband's political career
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

91 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,100 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
Seven days in May by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 916 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( )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

29 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 838 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
Andersonville( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 813 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
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2018 in English and held by 709 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
Reindeer games( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon release from prison, Rudy decides to pose as his dead cell-mate Nick in order to make time with Nick's beautiful pen pal, Ashley. Then Rudy is forced to participate in an armed robbery plot hatched by her evil brother
The island of Dr. Moreau( Visual )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 599 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
John Frankenheimer's The train( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 569 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
Grand Prix by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

40 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 510 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
Path to war by Daniel Giat( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 502 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 golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 498 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 Manchurian candidate by Richard Condon( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and German and held by 498 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
Seconds( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 420 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
Black Sunday by Thomas Harris( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and French and held by 410 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
French connection II by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 398 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
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

41 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where loyalties are easily abandoned and allegiances can be bought, a new deadlier terrorist threat has emerged- freeagent killers! The Cold War may be over, but a new world order keeps a group of covert mercenaries employed by the highest bidder. These operatives, known as "Ronin," are assembled in France by a mysterious client for a seemingly routine mission: steal a top-secret briefcase. but the simple task soon proves explosive as other underworld organizations vie for the same prize ... and to get the job done, the members of Ronin must do something they've never done before--trust each other!
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored middle-aged banker accepts a mysterious offer to be surgically transformed into a handsome younger man with a new jet-set existance, but finds himself at odds with old and new life conflicts
The manchurian candidate( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early fifties, this razor-sharp adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw, who as a prisoner during the Korean War is brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin in a Communist conspiracy, and a fellow POW who slowly uncovers the sinister plot
 
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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

جون فرانكينحيامير

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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