WorldCat Identities

Mature, Victor

Works: 294 works in 981 publications in 8 languages and 10,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Bible films  Historical films  Film noir  Religious films  Detective and mystery films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Other, Singer, Costume designer, Author, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Victor Mature
The robe by Henry Koster( Visual )

61 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the inspiring story of the robe of 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
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

82 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,743 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
Samson and Delilah by Harold J Laski( Visual )

63 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 747 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 )

30 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 598 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
John Ford's My darling Clementine( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly Arizona town of Tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman Doc Holliday. Though initially at cross-purposes, the pair ultimately team up to confront the violent Clanton gang
Demetrius and the gladiators by Delmer Daves( Visual )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to "The Robe," continues the story of Demetrius, the Greek slave, who is sentenced to train as a gladiator. His Christian faith is put to the test
I wake up screaming( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 328 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?
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 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
Head by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 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
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 245 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 )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 244 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
Demetrius and the gladiators( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 232 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
Million dollar mermaid by Fo li man( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in English and German and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther Williams portrays Annette Kellerman, the Australian swimmer who created a scandal in 1902 by introducing the one-piece bathing suit to America
The Egyptian by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 171 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
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 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
America lost and found : the BBS story( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscopic satire that is a movie homage, media send-up, concert movie, and antiwar cry all at once
Last frontier by Anthony Mann( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and French and held by 101 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
Hannibal by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The brilliant Carthaginian general, Hannibal (Victor Mature) despises Rome. Fueled by vengeance, he drives his army of elephants through the treacherous, frozen Alps into Italy, crushing anyone who dared to oppose him. As a strategy to break the morale of his enemies, Hannibal captures the beautiful Sylvia of Rome (Rita Gam) so she may see the might of his army and spread the news of impending doom to her people. However, a love grows between the two that will eventually be his undoing"--Container
Esther Williams by Esther Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 96 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
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.19 for The robe / ... to 0.99 for Norman Roc ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The robe
John Ford's My darling ClementineBernard Shaw's Androcles and the lionHeadMillion dollar mermaidEsther Williams
Alternative Names
Maturi, Vittore 1915-1999

Victor Mature acteur américain

Victor Mature Amerikaans acteur (1913-1999)

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Victor Mature amerikansk skuespiller

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Victor Mature pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Victor Mature US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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