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Macready, George 1909-1973

Overview
Works: 132 works in 321 publications in 7 languages and 6,781 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  History  Western films  Political films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about George Macready
 
Most widely held works by George Macready
Paths of glory by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The desolation, cynicism, and futility of war are embodied in this film based on a novel that took as its subject a real incident from World War I. Three innocent French soldiers are tried and convicted of cowardice, after their battalion fails to take a heavily fortified German position. Colonel Dax, a lawyer in civilian life, attempts to defend the men, who were chosen by a random drawing of lots. The General Staff, comfortable and safe behind the lines, demands they be executed to inspire the troops remaining in the trenches. Critical of the military hierarchy, and the class divisions that inspire the antipathy of common soldiers for the officer class, the film is renowned for its depiction of the callous treatment of the condemned men, taking their lives in so arbitrary a fashion
Gilda by Charles Vidor( Visual )

85 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in a South American city and quickly rises to become Mundson's 'main man.' All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with his new bride, Gilda-- a woman from Johnny's past. Mundson, unaware of their previous love affair, assigns Farrell the job of keeping Gilda a faithful wife. Fraught with hatred, Gilda does her best to antagonize, intimidate, and instill jealousy in Farrell-- until circumstances allow him to get even"--Container
Seven days in May( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?"--Container
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sympathetic study of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, a man admired by both those who followed him and those who faced him. In the early 1940s, Rommel's juggernaut Afrika Korps dominated North Africa. But as the tide turned and he came to the painful realisation that his Führer was destroying Germany, his ingrained sense of duty pushed him into a conspiracy against Hitler
Taras Bulba by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the sixteenth century, the film chronicles the bloody Polish revolution against the Cossacks, who were led by the brazen, barbaric Taras Bulba. Bulba must contend with his wayward son Andrel
A kiss before dying( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled by the death of her twin sister, a young woman unwittingly falls in love with an ambitious man. As she investigates her sister's death, she discovers that what she doesn't know about her boyfriend may kill her
Rock Hudson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spiral road: When an opportunistic physician (Rock Hudson) travels to the jungles of Java, a shocking meeting with a black magic witch doctor forces him to re-evaluate his selfish past
The stranger wore a gun by André De Toth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-Confederate spy for the Quantrill's Raiders, Jeff Travis torched and looted mercilessly for the "Confederate cause" during the Civil War. With the Union victory, he fears he is a wanted man and heads out West, closely followed by his long-time love Josie. He decides to settle in Prescott, Arizona, where he takes a job driving for the Conroy Stage Company. Soon enough, he learns that the town is now in the hands of outlaw gangs. Now he is expected to help in stealing gold shipments from the stage line
Down to earth by Alexander Hall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical sequel to Here comes Mr. Jordan. Terpsichore, the Muse of Dance, comes down from Mount Olympus to help a struggling Broadway producer "correct" the "inaccuracies" in a new show based on Greek mythology
Knock on any door by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder
The alligator people( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After he disappears on their wedding day, a young wife tracks her new husband to his ancestral home in the bayous of Louisiana. There she finds he was saved from death by an experimental medical procedure involving serum derived from alligators, but now he is developing horrible side effects
The Nevadan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barclay, a mysterious lone rider, gets entangled with an escaped convict named Tanner, who happens to be hiding a stash of gold. Along the way, he also has to deal with a corrupt landowner
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mexico in the 1860's, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Maximilian in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins. The trail is fraught with danger, betrayal and murder and they find themselves caught up in a revolution and at odds with one another
Harold Hecht's Taras bulba( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the sixteenth century, the film chronicles the bloody Polish revolution against the Cossacks, who were led by the brazen, barbaric Taras Bulba. Bulba must contend with his wayward son Andrel
The great race( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
Rogues of Sherwood Forest( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood must once again gather his Merry Men to rise against King John, who is imposing overwhelming taxes and unspeakable treatment upon the people in medieval England
The green glove( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ford is Michael BLake, a former paratrooper who returns to France to find himself-and a medieval gauntlet that a Nazi art dealer had stolen from a village church. Suddenly, Blake finds a dead body in his Paris hotle room and both the art dealer and the police are after him. He flees with his girlfriend to the south of France and into a web of intrigue
Columbia Pictures film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(The mob) "A police detective ... goes undercover as a dock worker in New Orleans in order to investigate the criminal activities of a waterfront racket"--Container
Tarzan's peril by Byron Haskin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of gunrunners in the jungle can mean only one thing for Tarzan: trouble, and plenty of it! Armed with rifles acquired in exchange for gems, the warlike Yorongan people overwhelm the proud, peaceful Ashuba tribe and its beloved queen
 
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Macready, George Peabody 1899-1973

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