WorldCat Identities

Kramer, Stanley

Works: 152 works in 933 publications in 7 languages and 22,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Legal films  Western films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  War films  Romance films  Road films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Interviewee, Production personnel, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, fmd, pmn, Speaker, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stanley Kramer
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

97 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,055 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 )

69 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,695 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
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

95 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1948 and a group of 4 Nazi judges are on trial for war crimes. Chief Justice Tracy must resist political pressures as he presides over the trials
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,868 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 )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from the USA. Drama/science fiction. Only Australia has survived a nuclear holocaust but the end is nigh
The wild one by Laslo Benedek( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,065 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 )

60 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 940 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 )

63 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 860 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
Inherit the Wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

55 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 744 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 5,000 fingers of Dr. T by Seuss( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 737 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
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 431 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 4 languages and held by 425 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 )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 414 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 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 312 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
Home of the brave( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 224 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
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"About a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast"--Container
The secret of Santa Vittoria( Visual )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 198 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
Not as a stranger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and German and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morton Thompson's novel about an ambitious, heartless doctor marrying a nurse who supports him through medical school despite an oft-strained relationship
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Judgment at Nuremberg
Alternative Names

Kramer, Stanley

Kramer, Stanley 1913-2001

Kramer, Stanley Earl, 1913-2001

Kreĭmer, Stėnli

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 US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

Крамер, Стэнли

Стенли Крамър

Стенлі Крамер

Стэнли Крамер

Стэнлі Крамер

Սթենլի Կրամեր

סטנלי קריימר

استنلی کریمر

스탠리 크레이머

크레이머, 스탠리 1913-2001


斯坦利·克雷默 Film director

Judgment at NurembergThe Caine mutinyIt's a mad, mad, mad, mad worldThe 5,000 fingers of Dr. TWhen Hollywood came to Melbourne : the story of the making of Stanley Kramer's On the beachIt's a mad, mad, mad, mad world : a life in Hollywood