Siegel, Don 1912-1991
Most widely held works about Don Siegel
Most widely held works by Don Siegel
The shootist ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle.
Dirty Harry ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
A violently inclined San Francisco police inspector is the only cop who is able to arrest a rooftop sniper. When the man is released through lack of evidence, he takes private revenge.
Invasion of the body snatchers ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a race for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people.
Invasion of the body snatchers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race, for his life, Dr. Miles Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people.
Escape from Alcatraz ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 677 libraries worldwide
An account of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. Eastwood portrays Frank Morris, the cunning bank robber who masterminded the elaborately detailed and, as far as anyone knows, ultimately successful, escape.
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead.
Two mules for Sister Sara ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
A plains drifter cowboy single-handedly rescues a local nun from a gang of attackers. After meeting a band of Mexican revolutionaries, who are resisting the French occupation of Mexico, the cowboy and Sister Sara decide to join forces with the freedom fighters and set off on a deadly mission to capture the enemy's garrison. But along the way the soft spoken hero discovers that the nun is not what she seems.
Dirty Harry ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise San Francisco police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another-- no matter what "the system" prescribes.
Flaming star ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Set in west Texas in the years after the Civil War, this is the story of a half-breed who's mother is an Indian and whose father is white who is torn between two worlds. After an Indian uprising, his problems mount as he is feared by the whites, mistrusted by Indians and hunted by both.
Hell is for heroes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 361 libraries worldwide
It's autumn 1944 along the Siegfried Line -- a hopelessly out-numbered army squad tries to fool the Germans into thinking they represent a great Allied Task Force until reinforcements arrive.
Invasion of the body snatchers : Don Siegel, director ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
A Siegel film : an autobiography by Don Siegel ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Coogan's bluff ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Coogan, an Arizona cop, is sent to New York to escort a prisoner back. Before they can leave, the prisoner escapes and Coogan sets out to capture his prisoner.
The beguiled ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Clint Eastwood plays a wounded Union soldier hidden by a girls' academy in the South during the Civil War.
Madigan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 290 libraries worldwide
A veteran New York City detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer.
Illegal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Illegal: Ambitious D.A. Victor Scott zealously prosecutes Ed Clary for a woman's murder. But as Clary walks to the electric chair, Scott receives evidence that exonerates the condemned man. Realizing that he's made a terrible mistake he tries to stop the execution, but is too late. Scott resigns as a prosecutor and enters private practice. He draws the attention of mob kingpin Frank Garland. Scott represents one of Garland's stooges on a murder rap and Scott, in a grand display of courtroom theatrics, wins the case. Embroiled in dirty mob politics, the situation becomes intolerable when his former protege is charged with a murder that seems to implicate her as an informant to the Garland mob.
Charley Varrick ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Elamite and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Charley Varrick is a small-time crook who outfoxes the mob and makes a desperate run for the Mexican border and safety.
The Killers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1946 and 1999 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
After killing a man, two killers dig into their victim's past to discover who hired them and why.
The twilight zone. Season 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling.
Clint Eastwood. Western icon collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up.
Action and adventure films Anglin, John Audio adaptations Biography California California--San Francisco Cowboys Criminals Detective and mystery films Dirty Harry (Fictitious character) Doppelgängers Drama Escapes Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Horror films Horror films Human-alien encounters Killers (Hemingway, Ernest) Life on other planets Man-woman relationships Medical films (Motion pictures) Mexico Motion picture producers and directors Murder for hire Personal narratives Police Police films Prison films Prisons Revolutionaries Science fiction films Serial murderers Serial murders Siegel, Don,--1912-1991 Snipers Texas--El Paso Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.) Western films Western films
Siegel, Donald, 1912-
Siegel, Donald, 1912-1991
Smithee, Alan, 1912-1991
Smithee, Allen 1925-1991
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