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Kennedy, George 1925-2016

Overview
Works: 250 works in 928 publications in 6 languages and 23,994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  War films  Disaster films  Crime films  Prison films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Author, Host, Narrator, Performer, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about George Kennedy
 
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Cool hand Luke by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

59 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,850 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
Charade by Stanley Donen( Visual )

64 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,969 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 dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 1,799 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
The gambler by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,346 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
Agatha Christie's Poirot by Agatha Christie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 894 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 flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plane crashes in the Sahara desert and one of the survivors says he is an aircraft designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage
The Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 691 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
Lonely are the brave by David Miller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 626 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 Eiger sanction by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 576 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 )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 548 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 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son with an insurance agent from his abandoned film in pursuit
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear by David Zucker( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment
Dennis the menace strikes again!( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one-boy wrecking crew returns for more mischief and mayhem
Earthquake by Carl Charlson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and German and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the most catastrophic earthquake of all times rips through southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shockwaves through the lives of all who live there
The Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insult( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Eventually they both wind up at the Academy Award ceremony where Drebin blunders his way humiliating the guests while trying to foil Rocco's terrorist plot
Another happy day by Sam Levinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 434 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
Backstairs at the White House( Visual )

3 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
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot by Michael Cimino( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and French and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honor among thieves is put to a test as veteran robbers decide to re-stage a successful heist from a decade earlier
Airport terminal pack( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airport 1975: A mid-air collision leaves a 747 without a pilot and little hope for survival
The Boston Strangler by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the man who terrorized Boston for a year and a half
 
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George Kennedy acteur américain

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George Kennedy Amerikaans acteur

George Kennedy amerikai színész

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Georgius Kennedy

Kennedy, George Harris Jr. 1925-2016

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The dirty dozenThe Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!Lonely are the braveIn harm's wayDon't come knockingThe Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fearDennis the menace strikes again!The Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insultAirport terminal pack