WorldCat Identities

Roland, Gilbert 1905-1994

Overview
Works: 162 works in 299 publications in 4 languages and 8,312 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Comedy films  Romance films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Swashbuckler films  Pirate films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gilbert Roland
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member 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
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulative movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
She done him wrong by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the 1890s, West plays a brash barroom entertainer with a soft spot for men in trouble, especially the mission director, young Cary Grant. She unknowingly gets caught up in a murder, as well as a white slavery ring, and sets about clearing things up as only Mae can. In between rescues she manages to perform some of her heated, hip-swinging classics including a steamy belting of 'Frankie and Johnnie."
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
The furies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
The miracle of Our Lady of Fatima( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1917. World War I rages across Europe and Portugal is in the grip of a anti-religious government. As three children play in a meadowland near Fatima, they see a vision, a woman in a cloud of light who brings prophecies and words of faith
20 great westerns heroes & bandits( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Beneath the 12-mile reef by Roberrt Webb( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Romeo-and-Juliet romance/adventure featuring a Greek family of sponge divers from Tarpon Springs and a "Conch" family from Key West in competition for machismo and profits in the sponge industry
Islands in the stream by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hudson, an artist living on an island retreat, is visited by his three sons for the summer. During that time, they overcome anger and disappointment as they become aware of their mutual love and needs
Kung fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure continues for Kwai Chang Caine, a Shoalin priest trained in the wisdom and warfare of China's ancients, following life's path in the American west of the later 1800s
Captain Kidd( Visual )

25 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's every man for himself when Charles Laughton bites into the role of infamous 17th century pirate captain William Kidd. Hoping to further increase his ill-gotten gains, Captain Kidd inveigles King William III (Henry Daniel) into appointing him the "patriotic" protector of a valuable treasure ship. Ostensibly hired to fend off enemy vessels, Kidd intends to steal the ship's cargo for himself with the aid of his swarthy lieutenants William Moore (Gilbert Roland) and Orange Povy (John Carradine). The romantic subplot is carried by "honest" brigand Adam Merry (Randolph Scott) and kidnapped noblewoman Lady Ann Falconer (Barbara Britton). Charles Laughton reprised his part in the 1952 farce Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
Juarez by William Dieterle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three men, Benito Juarez, Napoleon III, and Emperor Maximilian, driven by political passions. And of a woman, Empress Carlota, driven to madness
The ruthless four Border Shootout( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ruthless four : After a lifetime of prospecting, Sam Cooper has struck gold. But he can't get it without partners, without trusting someone. The person he trusted to be his partner has betrayed him and now he must deal with a streak of bad luck as he fights off bandits, losing his horse and gun. In order to retrieve the gold, he must go back to the desert where it is hidden. Accompanied by his adopted son and some of his sinister friends, Cooper finds he still can't trust anyone to help him retrieve the gold. Border Shootout : A young rancher named Kirby Frye is appointed deputy in a small town that is being terrorized by a local gang of cattle rustlers. The aging sheriff cannot stop the gang's activities. While the sheriff is gone, Frye finds himself in charge and must find a way to deal with the outlaws
We were strangers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's been seven long years since his people last tasted freedom. So when Cuban-born expatriate Tony Fenner finally returns to Havana, he joins the Organization, a small band of revolutionaries dedicated to ending the tyrannical rule of President Gerardo Machado. Aided by fellow rebel China Valdes, Fenner proceeds with his audacious master plan: to execute the head of the senate and then assassinate all of Cuba's leaders at his well-attended state funeral. And so, as the secret police race to stop them, Fenner and Valdes tunnel beneath the cemetery, where they intend to detonate a bomb so powerful, it will wipe out Machado's entire government with one blow."--Container
Barbarosa by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A runaway farm boy takes up with an aging outlaw who is involved in a blood feud with his in-laws
Bullfighter and the lady( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Regan is a brash American skeet shooting champion whose visit to Mexico introduces him to two irresistible forces: the exotic Anita de la Vega and the lure of the way of the matador. Unflinching in his confidence, Regan sets out to conquer both. Regan's headstrong assertiveness and desire to impress Anita gets the best of him when he debuts in the ring and knows there's only one way and one place he can redeem himself
Three violent people( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heston plays a rancher, an ex-Confederate cavalryman, coping with the land-grabbing tax policies of greedy Reconstruction leaders
Percy Marks' the plastic age( Visual )

2 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Run girl, run, girls at Sunnydale school learn about the three R's of Romeos, roadsters, and roller skates. The story follows the misadventures of Norma, star athlete of the school
Dan Candy's law and, Any gun can play( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Candy's law: A Canadian officer is in pursuit of an Indian fugitive named Almighty Voice. Not only has Almighty Voice been accused of stealing livestock from the government, he is now wanted for murder
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Alonso, Luis Antonio Damaso de, 1905-1994

Dámaso de Alonso, Luis Antonio 1905-1994

De Alonso, Luis Antonio Damaso, 1905-1994

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The bad and the beautifulShe done him wrongCheyenne autumnIslands in the streamKung fuThree violent people