WorldCat Identities

Spiegel, Sam

Overview
Works: 145 works in 640 publications in 8 languages and 20,108 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  War films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Nonfiction films  Biography  War stories 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Director, Production personnel, Author, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( Visual )

59 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,876 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
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

74 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,820 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
On the waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

56 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 3,406 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 )

62 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman 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 an endlessly branching stream which always seems 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 take out a German warship
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 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
The stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

43 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 914 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 )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 612 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penetrating glimpse at big studio politics in the early days of Hollywood; a spectacular translation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's notorious novel
The work of director Spike Jonze a collection of music videos, short films, documentaries, and rarities by Spike Jonze( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incluye los videos musicales para los artistas: 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; también incluye entrevistas, comentarios, rarezas y tres documentales: What's up Fatlip?, Amarillo by morning, y Torrance Rises
The chase by Arthur Penn( Visual )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff attempts to capture an escaped convict before a bloodthirsty mob lynches him
The night of the generals( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 217 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 prowler by Joseph Losey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 192 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
The strange one( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspenseful drama about life in a prestigious Southern military academy lorded over by a sadistic upperclassman
5 film noir killer classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 141 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
Tales of Manhattan by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgruntled tailor has put a curse on a tailcoat. The tailcoat has a surprising effect on the people who wear it in this multi-episode film
We were strangers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 121 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 )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 112 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 )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighty-six-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy. The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants, funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy
Scarlet Street The stranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 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
Here to stay by Carmen McRae( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Eagle, S.P

Eagle, S. P. 1901-1985

Eagle S. P. 1903?-1985

Sam Spiegel Austrian-born American independent film producer

Sam Spiegel producteur de films américaine

Sam Spiegel productor de cine estadounidense

Sam Spiegel produttore cinematografico statunitense

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

Шпигель, Сэм

סם שפיגל

שפיגל, סם

سم اسپیگل

サム・スピーゲル

山姆·史匹格

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Lawrence of ArabiaOn the waterfrontThe night of the generalsThe strange one