WorldCat Identities

Kramer, Stanley

Works: 194 works in 1,334 publications in 7 languages and 26,736 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Legal films  Western films  History  Comedy films  War films  Road films  Domestic drama 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, Interviewee, Author, Restager , Performer, pmn, Film editor, fmd, 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 )

118 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusading newspaper publisher Matt Drayton's liberal principles are put to the test when his daughter, Joey, announces her engagement to John Prentice, an internationally renowned African-American physician. While Matt's wife, Christina, readily accepts Joey's decision, Matt intends to withhold his consent, forgetting that when it comes to matters of the heart, true love is colorblind
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

99 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,786 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 )

98 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,593 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 )

61 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,496 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
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

65 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a race for the loot
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,879 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
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

54 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,500 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leather-jacketed rebel and his rowdy gang of bikers wreak havoc upon a small California town
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

66 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 958 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 Edmond Rostand( Visual )

72 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyrano de Bergerac is a 17th century French soldier-poet and swordsman who loves his cousin Roxane, but believes she will never love him because of his enormous nose. He courts and wins her, not for himself, but for his inexperienced and prosaic friend, Christian, who dies in battle. Years later, as Cyrano himself is dying, he confesses his love to Roxane, who suddenly realizes that it was Cyrano's words she had heard from Christian, and Cyrano that she had always loved
The 5,000 fingers of Dr. T by Seuss( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 722 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 Abba (Nigeria)( Visual )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 602 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 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war veteran paralyzed in combat returns home and finds he will never walk again, bitterly refusing to see his fiancée. 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 )

14 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 387 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 364 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 310 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 )

30 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 296 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 240 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 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Hansen is an experienced city transplant who takes a job at a Down's syndrome institution and befriends Reuben, one of the boys afflicted with the disease. Reuben latches on to Jean, to the dismay of Dr. Matthew Clark, the head of the institution. He feels that Jean's affection for Reuben will disturb the other children, prompting him to separate the pair
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Guess who's coming to dinner
Alternative Names

Kramer, Stanley 1913-2001

Kramer, Stanley Earl 1913-2001

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

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

A Streetcar Named DesireIt's a mad, mad, mad, mad worldThe Caine mutinyOn the beachThe 5,000 fingers of Dr. TThe pride and the passionThe secret of Santa Vittoria