WorldCat Identities

Sturges, John 1910-1992

Works: 429 works in 1,197 publications in 6 languages and 18,330 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, Restager , Performer, Film editor, Production personnel, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Sturges
Most widely held works by John Sturges
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

108 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven gunmen are hired by a small village to protect them from the bandits destroying their town
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

74 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,802 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 )

23 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old man catches a magnificent marlin and must battle the elements, the sea and sharks to get his catch home
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town that possesses a terrible past it wants to keep secret
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( Visual )

47 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday joining forces in Dodge City to rid the town of the criminal Clanton gang. Based on an article written about the fight by George Scullin
The eagle has landed by John Sturges( Visual )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen German paratroopers are dropped on the coast of England with orders to bring Churchill back to Hitler
Ice Station Zebra by Lloyd Nolan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 535 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
Joe Kidd by Don Siegel( Visual )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 522 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
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 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
John Sturges' The Hallelujah Trail( Visual )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western comedy about a hard-nosed cavalryman with orders to escort a precious cargo of 40 wagon-loads of whiskey bound for Denver
McQ by John Sturges( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 312 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
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
Last train from Gun Hill by John Sturges( Visual )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 307 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
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 281 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
The Eagle has landed( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943 a crack force of German paratroopers lands in England, prepared to kidnap Churchill. Disguised as Polish soldiers, the men are accepted by the villagers where they land, but are exposed when the German uniform of one of their number is revealed. The entire village is taken hostage, and the race to capture Churchill is on
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 240 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 208 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a problem with a retro-rocket, three astronauts become stranded in space while their ground crew frantically struggles to get them safely back to earth
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 180 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
Hour of the gun by John Sturges( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and German and held by 171 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bad day at Black Rock
Alternative Names
John Sturges Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Sturges amerikai rendező, producer, 1910-92

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

Ջոն Սթերջես

ג'ון סטרג'ס

جان استرجز کارگردان آمریکایی

جون ستورجس مخرج أفلام أمريكي

스터지스, 존 1911-1992

존 스터지스


スタージェス, ジョン


Bad day at Black RockIce Station ZebraJohn Sturges' The Hallelujah TrailMcQThe Eagle has landed