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Mature, Victor

Works: 169 works in 834 publications in 10 languages and 9,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Bible films  Film noir  Religious films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Other, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Victor Mature
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

126 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
The robe by Henry Koster( Visual )

71 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the inspiring story of the robe that Jesus wore on the cross and the Roman centurion, Marcellus Gallio, who wins the robe in a gambling match at the foot of the cross
Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

70 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through time to a gloriously extravagant Biblical setting of lust, violence, and betrayal in this meticulously restored Oscar-winning classic from legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. Victor Mature flexes his muscles through such scenes as Samson's barehanded battle with a lion, a single-handed assault on a thousand Philistine soldiers and the spectacular climax where he pulls down the pagan temple
Kiss of death by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

32 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 612 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
Demetrius and the gladiators by Delmer Daves( Visual )

42 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to The robe set in Rome after the death of Christ. The mad emperor Caligula is obsessed with obtaining the robe of Christ which has been entrusted to Demetrius, a devout Christian who turns his back on God, enters the arena and becomes the most famous gladiator in Rome
I wake up screaming( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somebody killed Vicky Lynn and the police are looking at only one suspect, Promoter Frankie Christopher. Frankie believes Inspector Ed Cornell is trying to pin him for the murder of Vicky. Did he really kill her, or does he know who did?
Head by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visually daring but redundant film made after the demise of the Monkees television show. There is no story line but the film is as interesting as anything done by the 1960s underground. Includes some anti-war moments. A technically innovative rock musical
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Panola College( Visual )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act
Shanghai by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

46 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container
After the fox by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convicted con artist becomes a "New Wave" Italian director as a front. Peter Sellers as "The Fox" dons no less than eight disguises en route to becoming director Federico Fabrizi
The Egyptian by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

37 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious epic set in Egypt 30 centuries ago. An abandoned infant becomes the most famous healer of his time and physician to the Pharoah. A poor soldier's rise parallel his. Eventually the two clash
Million dollar mermaid by Zhenwei Liu( Visual )

22 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther Williams portrays Annette Kellerman, the Austrailian swimmer, who created a scandal in 1902 by introducing the one-piece bathing suit to America
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Androcles and the lion: Androcles is a Christian in ancient Rome who applies that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are eventually arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who did it.?--International Movie Data Base
America lost and found the BBS story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The last picture show] A bittersweet drama of the social and sexual mores in small-town 1950s Texas
Last frontier by Anthony Mann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Mature is showcased as part of a trio of trappers who lose a year's worth of skins to marauding Indians. The three arrive at a cavalry outpost and take jobs as scouts
Esther Williams by Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrill of a romance: A war hero takes swimming lessons in order to woo the instructor. Fiesta: A woman disguises herself as a matador to fill in for her brother. This time for keeps: A veteran falls in love with a swimmer. Pagan love song: A love story set on Tahiti. Million dollar mermaid: Dramatizes the life of Annette Kellerman. Easy to love: A water skier falls in love with her agent
Betrayed by Elaine Brière( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II espionage drama about the Dutch underground
Cry of the city by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police detective doggedly pursues a cop-killing gangster, whose devotion to his girlfriend could prove his downfall
China doll( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disillusioned by the war, air captain Cliff Brandon is sullen, depressed and on one fateful night, drunk! Stumbling home that evening, he throws some cash at a beggar, only to find out in the morning he's actually paid the man for three months of housekeeping service from his daughter, the beautiful Shu-Jen. Before long, Shu-Jen has Brandon's life straightened out and the two have grown intense feelings for one another. But can their love survive the ravages of war?"--Container
Victor Mature : dalla Val Rendena a Hollywood( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The robe
Alternative Names
Maturi, Vittore 1915-1999

Victor Mature acteur américain

Victor Mature Amerikaans acteur (1913-1999)

Victor Mature amerikansk skådespelare

Victor Mature amerikansk skodespelar

Victor Mature amerikansk skuespiller

Victor Mature attore statunitense

Victor Mature US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Мэтьюр, Виктор

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