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Sturges, John 1910-1992

Works: 303 works in 1,145 publications in 6 languages and 17,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Film noir  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Interviewee, Actor, Author, Restager , Film editor, Performer, 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 )

99 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,099 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 )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,516 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
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2015 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 )

46 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 955 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 )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 878 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 534 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 John Sturges( Visual )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 517 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
The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 307 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
Act of violence ; Mystery street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 209 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
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 182 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 172 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
To please a lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To please a lady: A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match with a beautiful independent reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death
Last train from Gun Hill( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"U.S. Marshal Matt Morgan (Douglas) vows to bring the young killer of his wife to justice - a task complicated by the fact that the suspect's father is cattle baron Craig Belden (Quinn), Morgan's longtime friend"--Container
Marooned by Martin Caidin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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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

Ջոն Սթերջես

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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