WorldCat Identities

Malden, Karl

Works: 564 works in 1,922 publications in 8 languages and 33,621 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Western films  War films  History  Historical films  Children's films  Gangster films  Musical films 
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 )

112 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,785 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 and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money whereby he sets about discovering everything else he can about her past. Tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes and is intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
Patton by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

142 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,201 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 )

127 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 4,108 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 )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,634 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."
One-eyed Jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

134 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengeance after serving five years in a Mexican prison
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,406 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 )

50 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This saga follows a family's move west through generations
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

34 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,008 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 )

57 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 982 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 )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 644 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 537 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
Where the sidewalk ends by Otto Preminger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 456 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 )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 447 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 446 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 )

10 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This gripping crime melodrama set a new standard for realism in Hollywood. Victor Mature is Nick Bianco, a two-bit crook who is trying to go straight. He has a wife and two girls to feed, but nobody hires ex-cons. Nick cooperates with the D.A. (Brian Donlevy) to save his family. The D.A. wants Nick to squeal on up-and-coming hood Tommy Udo (Richard Widmark), but that could be very unhealthy -- for Nick and his two young daughters
Dead ringer by Paul Henreid( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 366 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 340 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 )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary video compliation of the most memorable highlights from twenty-one years of televised Academy Awards presentations
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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

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