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Malden, Karl

Works: 480 works in 1,460 publications in 7 languages and 30,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Gangster films  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Director, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Karl Malden, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Karl Malden
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 4,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
Patton by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
122 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,179 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 )
109 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,047 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 Jule Styne ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 1,396 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
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando ( Visual )
104 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengence after serving five years in a Mexican prison. After years of obsessed hatred the film concludes with a blazing showdown
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,059 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
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This saga follows a family's move west through generations
Baby doll by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cotton-mill owner Archie Meighan, married to nineteen-year-old "Baby Doll", looks forward to the day his wife turns twenty and will finally allow him to sleep with her. But he has competition in the form of sly business competitor Silva Vacarro, who covets both Archie's cotton mill and his young and beautiful wife
Pollyanna by Walt Disney ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 747 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."
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 578 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 )
35 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nevada Smith is a rugged innocent boy born during the 1890s California gold rush to a Native American mother and white father. When he finds his parents murdered by vicious killers, he sets out to track them down
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A western. Follows a small, heroic band of Cheyenne Indians as they escape from a wretched Oklahoma reservation in 1878 and fight their way back to their homeland in the Yellowstone River country 1,500 miles away. [Library of Congress]
Halls of Montezuma ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A squad of Marines pick their way through enemy-infested jungles to find their objective in the island's interior
Kiss of death by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 424 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
Where the sidewalk ends by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 412 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
Oscar's greatest moments 1971 to 1991 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An extraordinary video compilation of the most memorable highlights from twenty-one years of televised Academy Award presentations
Dead ringer by Paul Henreid ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sibling twins are caught in a web of jealousy and murder in this goosebumpy thriller
The gunfighter by Henry King ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 308 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
The streets of San Francisco ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The acclaimed police drama follows the cases of detective Lt. Mike Stone, a 23-year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department, and his young partner, Inspector Steve Keller. The smooth handsome Keller is the perfect foil for the gruff, trenchcoat-wearing Stone. Yet what they have in common is they both have no patience for criminals!"--Container
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Alternative Names
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
English (568)
Spanish (38)
French (34)
German (29)
Multiple languages (5)
Japanese (1)
Polish (1)