WorldCat Identities

Kramer, Stanley

Works: 205 works in 1,383 publications in 7 languages and 26,915 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Legal films  Western films  War films  Comedy films  Road films  History  Domestic drama 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, Interviewee, Author, Restager , Performer, pmn, fmd, Film editor, Speaker, fmk, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stanley Kramer
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

121 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

103 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

96 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

65 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, onboard a ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced. A ship's captain is removed from his command by his executive officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it comes to light that Captain Queeg was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must then decide if the Caine Mutiny is a criminal act or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her captain
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

57 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winding desert highway, eight vacation-bound motorists share an experience that alters their plans, and their lives! After a mysterious stranger divulges the location of a stolen fortune, they each speed off in a mind-bending, car-bashing race for the loot, and the most sidesplitting laugh fest in history
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

55 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise
The wild one by Laslo Benedek( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny is the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. The leather-jacketed young biker seems hellbent for destruction until he falls for Kathie, a "good girl" whose father happens to be a cop
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

70 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility
Cyrano de Bergerac by Michael Gordon( Visual )

72 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant story of unrequited love, set in 17th century France. Highlighted by the Oscar-winning performance of Ferrer as Cyrano, the long-nosed poet and swordsman who helps a handsome rival woo and win the beautiful Roxane, whom Cyrano himself secretly loves
The 5,000 fingers of Dr. T by Roy Rowland( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imagination of nine-year-old Bart Collins comes to life in this fantasy film filled with surreal landscapes and tongue-twisting rhymes. When he is lulled to sleep by the monotony of his piano lessons, he dreams of a castle ruled by his eccentric piano teacher, Dr. Terwilliker. Dr. T wants to prove that his method of teaching piano is the best method in the world. After he banishes all other musical instruments to the dungeon, he lures 500 boys to perform on the biggest grand piano ever built
Ship of fools by Hieronymus Bosch( Visual )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933 on a German luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, the separate but interlocking stories of the various passengers begins to unfold. Among the many passengers is a divorcee desperate for love and lost youth, a Spanish noblewoman being deported as a political prisoner, an aging alcoholic ballplayer, and a budding Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
The men by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war veteran paralyzed in combat returns home and finds he will never walk again, bitterly refusing to see his fiancé. She must force him to confront reality and break his physical and emotional confinement. When feeling starts to return to his legs, it could be his last hope, or final downfall
Champion by Mark Robson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil mangers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero
A Special kind of magic by Roy Newquist( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pride and the passion by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensational film about the Spanish War of Independence (1810). After Napoleon's invasion of Spain, a group of guerillas (led by Frank Sinatra) attempt to transport what was in those days the biggest cannon in the world, across Spain to Avila, where they intend to counterattack against the French army headquartered there. But a British Navy captain (Cary Grant) is trying to locate the cannon for the British to use against Napoleon. Adding romance to the plot is Sophia Loren, who becomes the object of Grant's and Sinatra's affections
The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
The secret of Santa Vittoria( Visual )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mayor of the hillside village of Santa Vittoria is the wine-loving town's leader. Bombolini is a fairly worthless drunk in the small Italian town. The town turns to Bombolini when they want to hide over a million bottles of wine from the Nazi army
Home of the brave( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a play by Arthur Laurents, it recounts the story of a young black soldier who has suffered a nervous breakdown and developed psychosomatic paralysis. Crippled by rage and trauma, his condition was induced by experiences encountered during a reconnaissance mission combine with a lifetime of racial discrimination. He may be able to walk again, but only if he can overcome his anger and frustrations
A child is waiting by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the struggles of a dedicated psychologist (Lancaster) and a protective teacher (Garland) to educate and nurture retarded children. Filmed on location at Pacific State Hospital
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Guess who's coming to dinner
A streetcar named DesireThe Caine mutinyIt's a mad, mad, mad, mad worldOn the beachThe 5,000 fingers of Dr. TThe pride and the passionThe secret of Santa Vittoria
Alternative Names

Kramer, Stanley 1913-2001

Kramer, Stanley Earl 1913-2001

Kramer Stenli

Kreĭmer, Stėnli

Kreĭmer, Stėnli, 1913-2001

Krejmer, Stėnli 1913-2001

Stanley Kramer American film director and producer

Stanley Kramer Amerikaans filmregisseur

Stanley Kramer amerykański reżyser i producent filmowy

Stanley Kramer cinéaste américain

Stanley Kramer regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Stanley Kramer Színész, filmrendező

Крамер, Стэнли

Стенли Крамър

Стенлі Крамер

Стэнли Крамер

Стэнлі Крамер

Սթենլի Կրամեր

סטנלי קריימר

استنلی کریمر

ستانلي كرامر

სტენლი კრამერი

스탠리 크레이머

크레이머, 스탠리 1913-2001

クレイマー, スタンリー


斯坦利·克雷默 Film director