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Malden, Karl

Works: 573 works in 1,499 publications in 7 languages and 30,734 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  War films  Biographical films  Musical settings 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Interviewee, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 4,805 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 )
125 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,191 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 )
75 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,991 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 held by 1,399 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 1,251 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 )
105 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengence after serving five years in a Mexican prison
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1962 and 2007 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
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines
Baby doll by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 838 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 752 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 )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and German and held by 583 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 )
36 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 521 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 )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 508 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 433 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 )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 416 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
Oscar's greatest moments 1971 to 1991 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 361 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 )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 358 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 306 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
Fear strikes out ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the record books closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime batting average of .272. But before all that, Piersall faced a foe much tougher: mental illness. Based on the true story
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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 (565)
French (26)
Spanish (16)
German (15)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (1)
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