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Kennedy, George 1925-

Overview
Works: 226 works in 549 publications in 7 languages and 14,322 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Military history  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Performer, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by George Kennedy
Cool hand Luke by Stuart Rosenberg ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society, and now, he's on a chain gang. He's a likable enough guy, always smiling, always ready for a little fun. He eats 50 hard-boiled eggs on a bet and collects all the money in the camp. He's more or less like the people he hangs around with, except he won't be pushed. He knows his own mind. This makes him the only prisoner with guts enough to talk back to the bosses and the only one with nerve enough to escape. That Luke, he's a cool hand
Charade by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of crooks relentlessly pursues a young American through Paris for the fortune her dead husband stole from them. The only person she can trust is a sauve, mysterious stranger
The flight of the Phoenix ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again
Lonely are the brave by Edward Abbey ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After landing himself in jail trying to break out his friend, Jack Burns finds himself alone and on the run from the law. Leading the manhunt is Sheriff Morey Johnson, who must bring Burns to justice despite his own sympathy for the fugitive
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strike force of violent criminals take on a combat mission under the training and leadership of a U.S. Army major (Lee Marvin)
The Naked gun from the files of the police squad! ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Those screw-loose "Airplane!" creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot tales set in Egypt
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years
Another happy day by Sam Levinson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lynn and her three youngest children attend the wedding of her estranged eldest son at her parents' Annapolis estate. Though she is hoping for a joyful reunion, her attempts at reconciliation veer quickly off-course when she is hurled into the center of touchy family dynamics
The Eiger sanction by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional assassin is forced out of retirement in order to avenge a friend's murder in the Swiss Alps
The Naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
The Naked gun 33 1/3 the final insult ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough?
Earthquake by Charlton Heston ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
The Boston strangler by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered 13 women
Island of the blue dolphins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Indian girl lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind. This is the true story of Karana and her fight for survival
The complete DVD history of U.S. wars 1700-2004 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born and nurtured in war, America grew in strength and power and now, in the 21st century, it is the foremost military power in the world. George Kennedy takes us on this three hundred-year saga of United States wars
Airport terminal pack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Concorde: Airport '79: At twice the speed of sound, the Concorde must evade a vicious attack by a traitorous arms smuggler!
The Jesse Owens story ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jesse Owens won four gold medals in track at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Spanning over forty years, this docudrama traces his life from his days as a sharecropper's son through his record-breaking college years, marriage to his high school sweetheart, Olympic victories, and struggle to survive in a country he loved deeply
Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
The sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day that Katie Elder is buried, her four sons return home to Clearwater, Texas, to pay their last respects. It is a he-man story, as well as a drama of the maternal influence of Katie Elder, her sacrifice, love and incredible valor. The hopes and aspirations for her sons is movingly communicated from beginning to conclusion
 
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