McLaglen, Victor 1886-1959
Most widely held works about Victor McLaglen
Most widely held works by Victor McLaglen
The quiet man ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,921 libraries worldwide
An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry.
Around the world in 80 days ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time.
Gunga Din ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself.
Rudyard Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 617 libraries worldwide
An American girl arrives in India to live with her Colonel grandfather and teaches the adults that there are other ways than war to solve problems.
She wore a yellow ribbon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876.
The Informer ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate.
Fort Apache ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster.
The lost patrol ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
A terse drama about British cavalrymen lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors.
Rio Grande ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good.
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Six films made before the Production Code. In 1934, Hollywood was turned upside down by the enforcement of a strict "Production Code" that would change the way movies were made for the next 34 years. But during the "pre-Code" period (1929-1934), censorship barely existed and filmmakers had free rein to make the movies they wanted and the public demanded. No subject was taboo including adultery, murder or sex.
The informer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1935 and 1995 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
An Irish rebel succumbs to temptation and betrays his friend, a revolutionary leader, for twenty pounds. When later wracked by guilt, he tries to come to terms with his inexplicable action.
The princess and the pirate ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A 17th century entertainer exiled from England and shipped to America falls in love with a princess who is kidnapped by pirates.
Many rivers to cross ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod.
Gunga Din ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Adventure story of three English soldier comrades battling the savage punjabs in India, and their lowly water-bearer, Gunga Din, who longs to be a soldier.
Hangman's house ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Hangman's house: Before he dies, a father tries to marry off his daughter to a man she despises. Meanwhile, the exiled patriot Hogan returns to Ireland to kill the man responsible for his sister's suicide-- her fiance. 3 bad men: A young woman and her father travel west with a wagon train. After her father is murdered, she enlists the help of three outlaws to finish his dream of participating in the land rush.
Greatest classic films collection. John Wayne westerns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
In The searchers, a Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughter.
Whistle stop ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A girl chooses a villanous playboy over a shiftless poolroom bum. When the poolroom fellow decides to turn honest, events conspire against him, but he finally gets the girl.
Greatest classic films collection. War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Gunga Din: Cheeky British soldiers combat a murderous sect in colonial India.
Hangman's house 3 bad men ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Hangman's house: Forced by her mean-spirited father, Lord Chief Justice James O'Brien (Hobart Bosworth), to marry a man she doesn't love.
Let freedom ring ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
In 1868 west, Nelson Eddy sings and fights for freedom.
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Americans Arizona Arizona--Fort Apache Battlefields British Occupation of India (1765-1947) Carroll, Earl Comedy films Command of troops Dowry Drama Easter Rising (Ireland : 1916) Entertainers Epic films Erotic films Feature films Feature films Fergusson, Harvey,--1890-1971 Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Fortification Frontier and pioneer life Girls Guard duty History India Indians of North America Iraq Ireland King, Rufus,--1893-1966 Kipling, Rudyard,--1865-1936 Love Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Motion pictures Musical films Romance films Soldiers Texas United States United States.--Army.--Cavalry Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages around the world War films Western films Western films World War (1914-1918)
Mac Laglen, Victor 1886-1959
Maclaglen, Victor 1886-1959
Mc Laglen, Victor 1886-1959
McLaglen, Victor 1886-1959
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