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Spiegel, Sam

Overview
Works: 180 works in 864 publications in 10 languages and 20,671 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Director, Production personnel, Author, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

82 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

120 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab tribes to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obsurity
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

73 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

72 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching streams which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to destroy a German warship
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
The stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

56 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captured Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII, in the hopes of leading the Allies to a notorious spy who is working to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small, seemingly innocent Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
On the waterfront by Marlon Brando( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this raggedly emotional tale of individual failure and institutional corruption. This film charts Terry's deepening moral crisis as he must choose whether to remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly and Johnny's right-hand man, Terry's brother, Charley, as the authorities close in on them
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon by Elia Kazan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The production head of a Hollywood studio in the thirties has his troubles complicated when he falls in love with a girl who reminds him of his dead wife."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
The work of director Spike Jonze : a collection of music videos, short films, documentaries, and rarities by Spike Jonze( Visual )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the director's music videos for the bands Wax, Beastie Boys, the Pharcyde, the Breeders, Daft Punk, Fatlip, Weezer, Fatboy Slim, Dinosaur Jr., MC 900ft Jesus, the Notorious B.I.G., the Chemical Brothers, and Bjork, as well as interviews, commentaries, rarities, and three documentaries: What's up Fatlip?, Amarillo by morning, and Torrance Rises
The night of the generals by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
The chase by Arthur Penn( Visual )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff attempts to capture an escaped convict before a bloodthirsty mob lynches him
The prowler by Joseph Losey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her by killing her husband
The strange one( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspenseful drama about life in a prestigious Southern military academy lorded over by a sadistic upperclassman."Censored in its original theatrical release for its homosexual undertones, the Strange one is presented restored and uncut for the first time on DVD."
5 film noir killer classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D.O.A.: On vacation from his clinging girlfriend, a complacent accountant unknowingly swallows a drink spiked with radioactive poison and then spends the last desperate hours of his life trying to find out who killed him -- and why
We were strangers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 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
Betrayal by Harold Pinter( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells about a married man whose wife is having an affair with his best friend. Pinter's Betrayal is a provocative place where feelings run high, tempers run short and marriages begin and end with the silence of desperation
Bad grandpa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Johnny Knoxville reprises his Jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman in the story of a crotchety old man unexpectedly saddled with the care of his 8-year-old grandson Billy. ... The two generations of troublemakers soon develop a bond, as they hustle their way across the heartland of America on an outrageous road trip with a whole lot of high jinks and pranks on unsuspecting, real-life people"--Container
Scarlet Street ; The stranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarlet Street. Homely, henpecked would-be artist Chris Cross leads an honorable, if tedious, middle-class life until he falls madly in love with the dangerously seductive young Kitty
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Bridge on the River Kwai
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Lawrence of ArabiaOn the WaterfrontThe night of the generalsThe strange one
Alternative Names
Eagle, S.P

Eagle, S. P. 1901-1985

Eagle S. P. 1903?-1985

Sam Spiegel Amerikaans filmproducent (1901-1985)

Sam Spiegel australskfødt amerikans uafhængig fimproducent

Sam Spiegel producteur de cinéma américain

Sam Spiegel producteur de films américaine

Sam Spiegel productor de cine estadounidense

Sam Spiegel produttore cinematografico statunitense

Sam Spiegel US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Shpigel Osef Sam 1903?-1985

Shpigel, Sam.

Shpigel Sam 1903?-1985

Spiegal, Sam.

Spiegal Sam 1903?-1985

Spiegel, Sam 1901-1985

Spiegel, Samuel P. 1901-1985

Spiegelglass, Samuel 1903-1985

Σαμ Σπίγκελ

Шпигель, Сэм

סם שפיגל

סם שפיגל מפיק אמריקאי

שפיגל, סם

سم اسپیگل

サム・スピーゲル

スピーゲル, サム

山姆·史匹格

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