WorldCat Identities

Kramer, Stanley

Works: 237 works in 923 publications in 6 languages and 21,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Legal films  Western films  Historical films  History  War films  Comedy films  Road films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Director, Interviewee, Production personnel, Author, Performer, Restager , pmn, Film editor, fmd, Speaker, fmk, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stanley Kramer
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

66 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,708 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 Elia Kazan( Visual )

91 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,491 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
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,876 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 )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,588 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 )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of survivors attempt to live normal lives in post-apocalyptic Australia, waiting for the inevitable arrival of killer radiation
The wild one by Laslo Benedek( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,053 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
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

60 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 863 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 defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts, one white, one black, escpae across country chained together. Initially, the yard of the chain shackles two bitter enemies, but gradually a bond develops between them
The 5,000 fingers of Dr. T. by Seuss( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 727 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
Inherit the Wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 671 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
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 603 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 )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 423 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 )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 416 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 pride and the passion by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 353 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 311 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 225 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 combined 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 John Cassavetes( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 217 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
The secret of Santa Vittoria( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in German and English 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
Pressure point( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A prison doctor is charged with treating a hate filled young man who's been jailed for sedition. As he probes the patient's nightmares, the psychiatrist realizes his twisted vision mask a lust for violence. But the inmate has become a model prisoner, and unless the doctor can convince officials that he's dangerous, he'll soon be back on the street"--Container
A mad, mad, mad, mad world : a life in Hollywood by Stanley Kramer( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He proudly calls himself "the most frequently picketed producer in movie history"--A distinction he richly earned by taking on some of the most controversial subjects of our time. In the process, he directed or produced such classics of the American cinema as Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, High Noon, On the Beach, Judgment at Nuremberg, The Defiant Ones, Champion, Inherit the Wind, Ship of Fools, Death of a Salesman, and The Caine Mutiny. He is Stanley Kramer, and now
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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

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 US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

Крамер, Стэнли

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Стенлі Крамер

Стэнли Крамер

Стэнлі Крамер

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סטנלי קריימר

استنلی کریمر

스탠리 크레이머

크레이머, 스탠리 1913-2001

クレイマー, スタンリー


斯坦利·克雷默 Film director

The Caine mutinyIt's a mad, mad, mad, mad worldThe 5,000 fingers of Dr. T.The pride and the passionPressure pointA mad, mad, mad, mad world : a life in HollywoodWhen Hollywood came to Melbourne : the story of the making of Stanley Kramer's On the beach