WorldCat Identities

Harlan, Russell 1903-1974

Overview
Works: 188 works in 380 publications in 6 languages and 10,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Legal films  Comedy films  War films  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Russell Harlan
 
Most widely held works by Russell Harlan
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him-- except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as Vincent van Gogh, torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Berufsschullehrer in den New Yorker Slums stellt sich dem Kampf mit Kriminellen, die seine Schüler unter Druck setzen, und kann das Vertrauen seiner Klasse gewinnen. Gut gemachter, kompromißloser Film über die Jugendprobleme der 50er Jahre, der zu seiner Zeit heiß diskutiert wurde. Bill Haleys "Rock around the clock" (und der Rock-'n'-Roll-Rhythmus überhaupt) wurde zur Erkennungsmusik der damaligen Jugend. [film-dienst]
The thing from another world by Christian Nyby( Visual )

12 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and German and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arctic researchers discover a huge, frozen spaceling inside a crash-landed UFO, then fight for their lives after the murderous being emerges from icy captivity."--Container
Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks( Visual )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un sheriff junto a un pequeño grupo de individuos desafia a un rico terrateniente que está empeñado en sacar a su hermano, un joven alocado que acaba de cometer un asesinato, de la cárcel donde el sheriff lo ha encerrado
Gun crazy by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic film noir based on a short story by MacKinlay Kantor. A greedy sideshow sharp-shooter marries an ex-army man, then leads him down the road to crime for easy money. Includes a bank robbery sequence, noted for being filmed in one shot
The great race( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All'inizio del secolo un gentiluomo, il "grande Leslie", e un diabolico inventore, Fate, si sfidano in una gara automobilistica senza esclusione di colpi da New York a Parigi. (Mereghetti)
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A United States submarine commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew
King Creole by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Orleans teenager struggles to graduate from high school while working at a sleazy French Quarter club to support his family
Witness for the prosecution by Billy Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to get an early inheritance
Man's favorite sport? by Howard Hawks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man's favourite sport is girls" so the Mancini-Mercer title song tells us. But the content of this late return to the genre by a master of screwball comedy is more ambiguous. Rock Hudson is an expert salesman of fishing equipment. When confronted with the practicalities of a fishing contest it transpires that Hudson has never actually fished in his life. He also doesn't understand women who make him continually look ridiculous just as Cary Grant is made to look ridiculous in Bringing Up Baby and I Was a Male War Bride. Molly Haskell sees Hudson and Paula Prentiss as "primordial man and woman, Adam and Eve in the plush, hazardous Eden of a hunting and fishing resort ... saddled with a bitter comical [archetypally American] heritage of sexual distrust, bravado and fear."
Red River by Coleen Gray( Visual )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and German and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An embittered, tyrannical Texas rancher['s] tensions with his independent-minded adopted son ... reach epic proportions during a cattle drive to Missouri"--Container
Howard Hawks' Land of the pharaohs by Howard Hawks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic drama set in Egypt about the construction of a pyramid and the human drama involved: the Pharaoh who orders it built, the architect who designs it, the slaves who do the work, and the beautiful queen whose greed leads to murder and revenge.--Summary adapted from container
Hatari! by Howard Hawks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne heads a group of highly skilled professional game hunters in Africa who capture the ferocious big game with strong rope and cameras for zoos and circus attractions
Something of value( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
Hawaii by James A Michener( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of colonial Hawaii, from the arrival of the first missionaries in 1820. The white man came with the intention of bringing God to the natives, but instead brought disease and destruction
Riot in cell block 11 by Don Siegel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ripped-from-the-headlines social-problem picture about inmates' rights that was inspired by a recent spate of uprisings in American prisons ... shot on location at Folsom State Prison, with real inmates and guards as extras"--Container
Classic film noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranger: "Charles Rankin, a college professor living Connecticut, is hiding an evil Nazi past. When one of his guilt-stricken ex-soldiers shows up in town, the two men go for a long walk into the woods, but Rankin comes out alone."--Container
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
The John Wayne collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donovan's Reef. 'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise. Hatari! . A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways? In harm's way. A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.-- IMdB
 
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Alternative Names
Harlan, Russ

Harlan, Russ 1903-1974

Harlan, Russel 1903-1974

Harlan, Russell B.

Harlan, Russell B. 1903-1974

Russell Harlan Amerikaans director of photography (1903-1974)

Russell Harlan caméraman américain

Russell Harlan direttore della fotografia statunitense

Russell Harlan US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Ράσελ Χάρλαν

Расселл Харлан

ראסל הארלן

راسل هارلن

ラッセル・ハーラン

拉塞爾·哈倫

罗素·哈尔兰

Languages
English (115)

German (12)

Italian (6)

Spanish (4)

French (2)

Swedish (1)

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Blackboard jungleThe great raceKing CreoleWitness for the prosecutionHoward Hawks' Land of the pharaohsHatari!Something of value