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Foreman, John 1925-1992

Overview
Works: 52 works in 282 publications in 6 languages and 8,351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Foreman
 
Most widely held works by John Foreman
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill( Visual )

48 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends adventure, romance and comedy to tell the story of the West's most likeable outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as they set out for Bolivia with the law on their heels
The man who would be king by John Huston( Visual )

39 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This adaptation of the famous short story by Rudyard Kipling tells the story of Daniel Dravot and Peachy Carnahan, two ex-soldiers in India when it was under British rule. They decide that the country is too small for them, so they head off to Kafiristan in order to become Kings in their own right"--IMDb
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sundance Kid is the frontier's fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, put on new duds, and, with Sundance's girlfriend, head down to Bolivia
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prizzi family's principal hit man, Charley (Nicholson) is about to discover that he and his new bride (Turner) share more than just body heat: they're both cold-blooded assassins, and their next job is to ice each other!"--Container
The Great train robbery by Michael Crichton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recreation of the dramatic 19th century train robbery masterminded by Edward Pierce, the first man in history to rob a moving train and get away with a fortune of Queen Victoria's gold. He is assisted by his beautiful mistress and a quick-fingered accomplice
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Bean is a self-made man and saloon-keeper who proclaims himself the law west of the Pecos River, and becomes known as the "Hanging Judge," though he wasn't a judge at all. He writes admiring letters to actress Lily Langtry and makes his own kind of frontier justice in Texas
The Mackintosh man by John Huston( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Rearden is British Intelligence's man on the inside. It's his job to become what he isn't-- even a thief and convict-- to convince the group he infiltrates that he's one of them. And it's his job to get through it all alive
Pocket money by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy Jim Kane's bank loan is due. So is his next alimony payment. And the Appaloosas he brought in from Mexico have been slapped into quarantine. What Jim needs is some pocket money
Sometimes a great notion by Paul Newman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the best-selling novel about a two-fisted Oregon lumber family, the story focuses on a family that bucks their close-knit timber community in order to deliver a shipment of logs in defiance of a strike. In the process, one man is killed, the family patriarch Henry (Henry Fonda) is injured, and the eldest son Hank (Paul Newman) almost loses his wife (Lee Remick) to his half brother (Michael Sarrazin). Filled with complex characters and issues that still resonate today, Sometimes a Great Notion is an intense portrait of life set against the backdrop of logging."--Container
They Might Be Giants by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Manhattan psychiatric hospital a man, convinced he is Sherlock Holmes, is treated by a female doctor who happens to be named Watson
WUSA( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded disc-jockey offers his services to WUSA, a right-wing hate station broadcasting from New Orleans. While struggling with his own apathy, he starts spreading hateful messages perpetrated by a power-mad master of WUSA. Meanwhile, a working girl arrives in town the same day and falls for the alcoholic disc-jockey
Rudyard Kipling's The man who would be king( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Dravot and Peachy Carnehan leave 19th century India and set out for the isolated, primitive land of Kafiristan, whose people haven't seen an outsider in hundreds of years. Peachy becomes lord of the kingdom's treasury, a huge chamber spilling over with limitless gold and priceless rare jewels. Danny is first crowned king, then, declared a god
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somebody up there likes me, is the inspiring tale about Rocky Graziano's rise from poverty and rage to the middleweight title
Dos hombres y un destino = Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butch (Paul Newman) es un eterno optimista y un autoproclamado visionario. Sundance (Robert Redford) es un pistolero sobrio y sereno. Juntos, con la banda del Hole in the Wall, nos enseñan cómo se ganó el Oeste ... y cómo se perdió. Perseguidos por una implacable cuadrilla que los obliga a atravesar medio país en su huida, Butch y Sundance escapan a Bolivia donde intentan iniciar una nueva vida. Pero los legendarios proscritos pronto descubren que los tiempos cambian incluso más rápido que los hombres de la ley que están decididos a acabar con ellos
Winning( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Capua (Paul Newman) is a hot-shot racing car driver who will do anything to win. This obsession nearly causes him to lose his wife (Joanne Woodward) and his friendship with arch-rival Luther Erding (Robert Wagner). Winning features spectacular footage of the 1968 Indy 500 with its famous 17-car pile-up
El Honor de los Prizzi by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Partanna es un asesino al servicio de una de las familias más poderosas de la Mafia. Entre el amor que la hija del Don siente por él, se va a interponer una enigmática rubia llamada Irene Walker. Es una asesina a sueldo contratada por los Prizzi para liquidar a quien les ha traicionado. Nunca el amor fue tan doloroso como cuando a estos dos pistoleros, enamorados, se les encarga su misión más importante: asesinarse uno al otro
El Hombre que pudo reinar by John Huston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos aventureros del ejército británico planean adentrarse en las agrestes regiones de Kafiristán. Al llegar a estas inhóspitas tierras, uno de ellos es tomado por un dios y él, creyéndose su papel, decide quedarse allí y contraer matrimonio
The films of Paul Newman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two western train robbers keep one step ahead of the law until they are tracked down in Bolivia (Butch Cassidy)
Fox, a century of cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid": Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. "The longest day": The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. "The sand pebbles": 1926 China. Engineer Jake Holman is transferred to the USS San Pablo, a gunboat patrolling the troubled waters of the Yangtze River. As Chinese factions battle around them, the crew has one singular mission: to protect American interests in the region ... without provoking an international incident. But as hostility over the U.S. presence in the river intensifies, Holman and his sole ally know their latest assignment -- to save a U.S. missionary -- could be their last! "The hustler": An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match
The first great train robbery( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1855, Edward Pierce plans to do something that has never been done - rob a moving train. His traget is the monthly shipment of gold destined to the Crimea Britsih soldiers who are there fighting the Russians. The 25,000 pouns in gold is stored in two locked Chubb safes that requires four seprate keys to be opened. One key is held by the President of the bank; the second by its senior manager; and the two remaining keys by the station master. Along with his accomplices, Agar and Miriam, he sets about acquring each of them. Once in hand, they must now find a way to break into the luggage compartment where the safes are located, off-load the gold and then go about their merry way without being caught. It doesn't quite go as planned but a good thief always have a back-up plan
 
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Foreman, John C. 1925-1992

John Foreman Amerikaans filmproducent (1925-1992)

John Foreman producteur de films américain

John Foreman producteur de films américaine

John Foreman productor de cine estadounidense

John Foreman productor de cinema estatunidenc

John Foreman produttore cinematografico statunitense

John Foreman US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Джон Формен

ג'ון פורמן מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

جان فورمن تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

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