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Sturges, John 1910-1992

Works: 439 works in 1,428 publications in 7 languages and 18,950 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
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The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

173 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,381 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 )

129 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape of Allied prisoners-of-war from a maximum-security German prison camp (Stalag Luft III)
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

40 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 1,552 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 )

43 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,165 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 )

48 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Nazi paratroopers hide in an English village as they try to kidnap the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Based on the book by Jack Higgins
Joe Kidd by John Sturges( Visual )

39 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 558 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 )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 537 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
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 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 )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 363 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
Last train from Gun Hill by John Sturges( Visual )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 317 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
McQ by John Sturges( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 311 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
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 279 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 270 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
The Eagle has landed( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 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
Act of violence ; Mystery street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 206 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

U.S. astronauts, on a mission to test man's endurance in outer space, are marooned in orbit around the Earth due to a malfunction on re-entry. Location scenes were filmed at Cape Kennedy and Houston
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

7 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 183 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 170 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


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