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Kennedy, George 1925-2016

Works: 285 works in 986 publications in 5 languages and 24,184 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  War films  Crime films  Disaster films  Prison films  Parody films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Host, Narrator, Performer, Other, Creator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about George Kennedy
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Most widely held works by George Kennedy
Cool hand Luke by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,535 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
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve tough criminals will be offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany. Based on E.M. Nathanson's book
Charade by Stanley Donen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charade (1963) is comedy-mystery set in Paris about a young widow who, with the help of a handsome stranger, is trying to find the fortune her dead husband secreted away while being pursued by a trio of thugs
The gambler by Karel Reisz( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with an interest in Bennett's future
The Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 993 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
The flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their cargo plane crashes in the Sahara Desert, the only hope for a crew of oilmen and military personnel is to try to rebuild the craft before they all perish from heat and deprivation
Agatha Christie's Poirot by Agatha Christie( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 761 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 Eiger sanction by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International intrigue on the Swiss Alps as a professional assassin comes out of retirement to stalk a deadly double agent who has murdered his closest friend
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear by David Zucker( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 491 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!
Earthquake by Charlton Heston( Visual )

30 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and German and held by 458 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 Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insult by Peter Segal( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 443 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?
Another happy day by Sam Levinson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 437 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
Dennis the menace strikes again!( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one-boy wrecking crew returns for more mischief and mayhem
Backstairs at the White House( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 423 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
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot by Michael Cimino( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and French and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges lead a strong supporting cast in this offbeat crime caper about a colorful group of bank robbers determined to break into the fortress-like Montana Armored Depository
The Boston Strangler by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

32 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the man who terrorized Boston for a year and a half
Trust me : a memoir by George Kennedy( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These are memoirs of a kid born in New York City in 1925. His dad, George Senior, was a pianist, composer, and orchestra leader at Proctor's Vaudeville Theatre, and his mother, Helen, played in a classic dance troupe. Hanky-panky ensued. They married, and I soon was the result ... I write like I talk. A long time ago I tried making 'talking and telling the truth' one and the same. That isn't just difficult; it means painfully reviewing things you've been led to believe since you were a child. That's very hard to do. Like many, I have marched along adhering to conventions (sex, color, church, party, gang) without examination. There's a wonderful, protective 'togetherness' in that anonymity. You obey or are damned, less joined together than stuck together. You become an echo rather than a voice. This book is about what happens when you stop fearing and think. I like writing, but warmed-over BS is not on the menu. You are the most important thing in life. Every phrase in the book - awkward or not - is how I think and question everything. I wrote every word as if we were sitting together. I want you to think, too ..."--George Kennedy, from the preface
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The Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!
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Kennedy, George Harris 1925-2016 Jr

Kennedy, George Harris Jr. 1925-2016

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CharadeThe Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!In harm's wayDon't come knockingThe Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fearThe Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insultDennis the menace strikes again!Trust me : a memoir