WorldCat Identities

Malden, Karl

Works: 603 works in 2,029 publications in 8 languages and 33,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Western films  War films  Gangster films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  History  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Costume designer, Author, Other, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Karl Malden
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

108 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A repressed widow visits her sister in New Orleans and is abused and eventually driven mad by her brother-in-law
Patton by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

161 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,140 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 )

120 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,710 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
Pollyanna by Walt Disney( Visual )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan changes the heart of an entire town due to her own optimistic outlook on life
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,398 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 )

49 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,285 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 )

126 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,245 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 )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,103 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 )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 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
Baby doll by Elia Kazan( Visual )

58 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 980 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
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young New Orleans gambler is determined to take the expert crown away from an old man known as the King of Stud Poker. They engage in a non-stop stud poker duel-to-the-death to determine who will be the reigning gambling king
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 557 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 lone 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
Where the sidewalk ends by Otto Preminger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cop Mark Dixon is in hot water with his bosses because of his rough style and tactics. He accidentally kills a murder suspect and tries to frame a known racketeer that he despises for the crime
The streets of San Francisco( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 454 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
Halls of Montezuma by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and German and held by 451 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 )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and held by 447 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
On the waterfront by Marlon Brando( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this raggedly emotional tale of individual failure and institutional corruption. This film charts Terry's deepening moral crisis as he must choose whether to remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly and Johnny's right-hand man, Terry's brother, Charley, as the authorities close in on them
Dead ringer by Paul Henreid( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis plays estranged twin sisters, Edith who has no money and widow Margaret who has fabulous wealth because she married the man she stole from her sister. When Edith kills Margaret she finds it harder than expected to step into her sisters' life and maintain her masquerade
The gunfighter by Henry King( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Old West, this is the tale of a man frustrated in his quest for a peaceful, law-abiding existence, both by his past and an all too violent present
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How the West was won
Alternative Names
Karl Malden acteur américain

Karl Malden actor american

Karl Malden actor estadounidense

Karl Malden actor estatunidenc

Karl Malden aktor amerykański

Karl Malden American actor

Karl Malden Amerikaans filmacteur

Karl Malden attore statunitense

Karl Malden herec

Karl Malden US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Karl Malden yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Karl Molden

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

קארל מולדן שחקן אמריקאי

كارل مالدن ممثل أمريكي

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--Cheyenne autumnNevada SmithContemporary authors : a bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields