WorldCat Identities

Spiegel, Sam

Overview
Works: 161 works in 783 publications in 11 languages and 20,627 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Historical films  Biographical films  Film noir  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Director, Production personnel, Author, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sam Spiegel
 
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Most widely held works by Sam Spiegel
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

76 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 4,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

80 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,486 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
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

104 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, 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 African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

63 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-drinking river trader and a prim missionary become unlikely travel companions on a river expedition in the war-torn African jungle in 1914 as they battle nature, a German gunboat, and each other
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,085 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 )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,006 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 )

47 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark story about a Nazi who has escaped to a small town in America and established a new identity. He begins to crack as he is stalked by a famous Nazi hunter
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 659 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
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon by Elia Kazan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 343 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 )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 256 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 )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 245 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 )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 235 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 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her in the traditional film noir fashion--by knocking off her husband!"--Container
5 film noir killer classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranger: Orson Welles directs and stars in this thriller about a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor. A war crimes detective turns up determined to expose him -- even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife
The strange one( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and French and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspenseful drama about life in a prestigious Southern military academy lorded over by a sadistic upperclassman
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
Betrayal by Harold Pinter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 104 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 86 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 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranger: A war crimes detective finds a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor, and is determined to expose him, even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife
Classic film noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too late for tears: "A man just found $60,000 and his wife insists that he keep it rather than turn it in to the cops. Wanting the money for herself, she kills her husband then reports him missing. The plot thickens when her first husband's brother appears on the scene."--Container
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Bridge on the River Kwai
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

山姆·史匹格

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On the WaterfrontLawrence of ArabiaLawrence of ArabiaThe night of the generalsThe strange one