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Sturges, John 1910-1992

Overview
Works: 267 works in 1,059 publications in 8 languages and 17,531 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  War films  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Interviewee, Actor, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Production personnel, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

134 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

45 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

41 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging Cuban fisherman, alone in a small skiff, catches a magnificent marlin and must defy the sea, marauding sharks, and his own flagging strength to bring his great catch home
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

39 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-armed man named John J. MacReedy takes on several bad guys in Black Rock in this modern-day western. The townspeople of Black Rock keep silent because they are too frightened of rancher Reno Smith and his two henchmen
The eagle has landed by John Sturges( Visual )

74 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen German paratroopers are dropped on the coast of England with orders to bring Churchill back to Hitler
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( Visual )

50 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp and John "Doc" Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang
Joe Kidd by John Sturges( Visual )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Kidd, which concerns a land war in New Mexico at the turn of the century, marks Clint Eastwood at the top of his form as a western hero. Like a very classic western, it has gunfights, conflicts, and a slambang finale which has a locomotive being driven through a saloon where the bad guys are hiding
Ice Station Zebra by Lloyd Nolan( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ice Station Zebra, treacherously perched at the top of the world, silently guards a secret that will change the balance of world power forever. America's only hope rests with the speed and courage of the fighting men in the nuclear sub Tigerfish. Pray they get there before the Russians
John Sturges' The Hallelujah Trail by John Sturges( Visual )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western comedy about a hard-nosed cavalryman with orders to escort a precious cargo of 40 wagonloads of whiskey bound for Denver
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An O.S.S. commander and his outnumbered Allied guerrilla force must overcome incredible odds as they train the Kachin natives in modern warfare. But jungle combat, particularly against a Japanese army as familiar with the terrain as the Kachin, is more grueling than they had reckoned
Last train from Gun Hill by John Sturges( Visual )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal Matt Morgan vows to bring the killer of his wife to justice. However, the suspect is a cattle baron's son and Matt's longtime friend
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
McQ by John Sturges( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police lieutenant resigns from the force to track down some big dope dealers involved in killing a couple of police officers
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any Johhny Reb who tries to escape the Union prison outpost at Fort Bravo faces the unforgiving Arizona Territory desert stretching out before him ... and the even more unforgiving pursuit of Bravo's resolute Captain Roper. Yet there's a common foe that may unite the Civil War rivals: the fierce Mescalero horsemen waging guerilla war against Blue and Gray alike
Act of violence Mystery street( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery street (1950): Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
Marooned by Martin Caidin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After completing a daring mission in space, the three-man spaceship orbits the Earth preparing for re-entry. But a retro-rocket misfires, and the crew are marooned in space. They are trapped in a cramped metal vessel with no power-- outside there is no air and no heat
Hour of the gun by John Sturges( Visual )

19 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Clanton gang kills Wyatt Earp's brothers, he decides to go after them and enlists the help of his friend Doc Holliday
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Wade is an ex-badman gone straight who repays an old debt by helping his former partner Clint break out of jail - an act of loyalty he soon regrets, as Clint has vengeance, not gratitude, on his mind
To please a lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeopardy: The Stilwins are on vacation to an isolated beach in Mexico. Walking on a deserted jetty, Doug Stilwin gets his leg trapped under one of the logs. All attempts to move the log are futile and Helen Stilwin takes the car to get help. However, an escaped criminal kidnaps her. Will she be able to return to her husband before he drowns?
 
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Bad day at Black Rock
Alternative Names
John Sturges Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Sturges amerykański reżyser i producent filmowy

John Sturges réalisateur américain

John Sturges regista statunitense

John Sturges US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Produzent

Sturges, Capt John.

Sturges, John Eliot 1911-1992

Sturges, John Elliott

Джон Стърджис

Стёрджес, Джон

جان استرجز کارگردان آمریکایی

스터지스, 존 1911-1992

ジョン・スタージェス

約翰·司圖加

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Bad day at Black RockThe eagle has landedIce Station ZebraJohn Sturges' The Hallelujah TrailMcQ