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Kramer, Stanley

Overview
Works: 154 works in 796 publications in 5 languages and 24,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Naval history  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Television programs  Allegories 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, Interviewee, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stanley Kramer
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,976 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
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1960 and 2014 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
High noon by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his gang to take revenge
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,325 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
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,917 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
The Caine mutiny by Herman Wouk ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,806 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 Nevil Shute ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about the devastating effects of nuclear war. The entire Northern Hemisphere has been destroyed, and the story turns to survivors of the atomic disaster in Melbourne, Australia. Realizing their annihilation is inevitable, the Australians prepare for their tragic demise
The wild one by Laslo Benedek ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English 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 )
36 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 912 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 )
60 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 852 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 496 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
A Special kind of magic by Roy Newquist ( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Champion by Mark Robson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 405 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
The men by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 398 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
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 330 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 Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 313 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 )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 284 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
The pride and the passion by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 279 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
Ship of fools ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1933, this portrays the separate yet interlocking lives of several passengers aboard a luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, showing us a cross-section of humanity in a world on the verge of war
The 5000 fingers of Dr. T by Seuss ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Bart Collins dreams of his piano teacher, Dr. Terwilliker. Dr. T wants to prove that his method of teaching piano is the best method in the world. He banishes all other musical instruments and lures 500 boys to perform on the biggest grand piano ever built. Liveaction
 
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Kramer, Stanley
Kramer, Stanley 1913-2001
Kreĭmer, Stėnli
Krejmer, Stėnli 1913-2001
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