WorldCat Identities

Malden, Karl

Works: 497 works in 1,747 publications in 7 languages and 31,906 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Western films  War films  History  Children's films  Gangster films  Musical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Costume designer, Author, Director, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Karl Malden
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

87 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncensored version of the story of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New Orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother-in-law
Patton by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

123 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

94 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee, her rise to stardom from vaudeville and her volatile relationship with her ambitious mother
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

108 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengence after serving five years in a Mexican prison
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows three generations of one family and their struggles in the West
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nevada Smith is a rugged innocent boy born in the 1890's during California's gold rush days to an Indian mother and white father. When he finds his parents have been murdered by vicious killers, he sets out to track them down. While the film is a western, and has plenty of action, it is also a powerful and revealing study of the regeneration of a man, in this case a long gunslinger who is so blinded by this compulsion that it obscures any other motive for living. Steve McQueen's dynamic presence as Nevada Smith is memorable
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled inteh barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland in this true-life story masterfully told by legendary filmmaker John Ford
Pollyanna by Walt Disney( Visual )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pollyanna is an orphan who brings sunshine into the lives of everyone she meets, but her strict Aunt Polly is too concerned with appearances and local politics to appreciate her niece. It isn't until Pollyanna almost dies that Aunt Polly realizes the power of love and "finding something to be glad about."
Where the sidewalk ends by Otto Preminger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cop Mark Dixon is already in trouble with his superiors for his brutal tactics when he accidentally kills a murder suspect. To protect himself, he decides to cover it up and pin the killing on a racketeer he hates and knows has committed many crimes like this in the past
Kiss of death by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Bianco is a small-time crook who gets caught during a jewel heist. Despite some urging, he refuses to rat out the team, assuming they would take care of his family. When his wife commits suicide, he rats out his partners and one seeks revenge
Halls of Montezuma by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and German and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A squad of Marines pick their way through enemy-infested jungles to find their objective in the island's interior
Dead ringer by Paul Henreid( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sibling twins are caught in a web of jealousy and murder in this goosebumpy thriller
The gunfighter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Ringo is a notorious killer and the deadliest shot in the Old West. Though his appetite for bloodletting has waned, Jimmy is forced to stay on the run by young guns determined to shoot him down. After killing an upstart in self-defense, he escapes the boy's vengeful brothers to the nearby town of Cayenna. There, he hopes to convince his estranged wife to resume their life together. With more young men gunning for him, Ringo's fate lies in the hands of the sheriff, his old bandit partner
Oscar's greatest moments : 1971 to 1991( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary video compliation of the most memorable highlights from twenty-one years of televised Academy Awards presentations
The streets of San Francisco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of this hard-hitting television drama is Lt. Mike Stone, assigned to the homicide detail of the San Francisco Police Dept., and his young, energetic partner, Inspector Steve Keller. In this volume, Stone and Keller confront a hired assassin, a ruthless bank robber, and a trio of escaped convicts
I confess = La Loi du silence by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1999 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When do I start? : a memoir by Karl Malden( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He also writes in fascinating detail of his experiences at the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg, and of the changes in Hollywood that came with the demise of the moguls like Louis B. Mayer, Jack Warner, and Darryl Zanuck
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
How the West was won
Alternative Names
Karl Malden acteur américain

Karl Malden aktor amerykański

Karl Malden Amerikaans filmacteur

Karl Malden attore statunitense

Karl Malden US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Karl Malden yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Malden, Carl 1912-2009

Sekulovič, Mladen 1912-2009

Sekulović, Mladen Đorđe 1912-2009

Sekulovich, Malden George 1912-2009

Sekulovich, Mladen

Sekulovich, Mladen 1912-2009

Sekulovich, Mladen George.

Sekulovich, Mladen George 1912-2009

Καρλ Μάλντεν

Карл Малден

Карл Молден

Карл Молдън

Молден, Карл

קארל מולדן

کارل مالدن بازیگر آمریکایی

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One-eyed jacksHow the West was wonBirdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--Nevada SmithCheyenne autumnWhen do I start? : a memoir