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Wanamaker, Sam 1919-1993

Overview
Works: 242 works in 612 publications in 5 languages and 12,173 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Television mini-series  Spy films  War television programs  Comedy films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Commentator, Other, fmd, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Wanamaker
Superman IV : the quest for peace( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arch villain Lex Luthor, determined to make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, creates a new being to challenge the Man of Steel, the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two super-powered foes clash and Superman saves the Statue of Liberty, repulses a volcanic eruption of Mount Etna, rebuilds the demolished Great Wall of China and performs many more spectacular feats
The shell seekers by John Pielmeier( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, Penelope Keeling realizes that something is missing: the simple joy she knew as a child playing on the beach. So she embarks on a journey to discover the secret of happiness for her friends, her family and herself
Baby boom by Charles Shyer( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and French and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An over-achieving businesswoman's life is changed by the arrival of a twenty-two pound bundle named Elizabeth. She tries to juggle a high-pressure career and instant motherhood in this fast-paced comedy about a woman who discovers what's really important in life
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Guilty by suspicion by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the McCarthy witchhunts of the 1950's, tells the story of the destruction of the career of a director. In order to revive his stalled career, he is asked to testify against friends who are suspected of being Communists
The spy who came in from the cold( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected
Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle"--Container
Those magnificent men in their flying machines, or, How I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours and 11 minutes by Ken Annakin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary comic version of the historic 1910 London-to-Paris air race features the greatest aviators from around the world. They all come together when a stuffy, but very rich, newspaper publisher decides to sponsor an airplane race across the English Channel. Convinced it will give his newspaper worldwide publicity, the publisher offers 10,000 pounds to the winner"--Container
Sinbad and the eye of the tiger( Visual )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinbad battles a Minaton, a bronze colossus, a giant troglodyte and other assorted creatures in a quest designed to win the hand of a beautiful princess
Columbo mystery movie collection 1989( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc two: Does the heart rule the head, or vice versa? Columbo ponders the answer to this timeless question and others when he must outwit a sex therapist involved in a crime of passion. Rank and reputation prove to be a particularly difficult obstacles when Columbo looks into the murder of a respected military general by one of his overly ambitious colonels
The aviator by George Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and French and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ed Anscombe is haunted by the memory of a plane crash he feels responsible for. Now working for the U.S. Mail Service, he must carry a beautiful, young star. When their plane goes down, their lives are threatened in the treacherous mountain terrain, yet romance flowers in this unlikely environment
Louis L'Amour western collection : The Sacketts. Conagher. Catlow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sacketts: The story of the three Sackett brothers, Tye, Orrin, and Tell, who leave Tennessee to start new lives in the West
Superman : 4 film favorites : Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman, the movie: As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault
Taras Bulba by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Ukraine of the 16th century, a powerful Cossack chieftain is determined to regain his land from treacherous Polish invaders. Despite bitter dissension in the ranks, he is soon leading his soldiers into savage warfare. But further conflict erupts when his headstrong son, Andrei, falls deeply in love with a Polish girl. Spectacular battle scenes highlight the nonstop action, arriving at a shattering climax in which father and son must ultimately confront the rift between them
Voyage of the damned by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Departing Hamburg in high spirits, 937 Jewish Germans have been offered safe haven in Havana, Cuba, in 1939. The passengers are looking forward to their new life. However, the whole voyage is actually a Nazi propaganda scheme and the passengers are never really intended to be allowed ashore once they reach their destination. After weeks of unsuccessful pleas they are forced to return back to Europe. Based on the tragic 1939 voyage of the SS St. Louis
Holocaust by Marvin J Chomsky( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer. Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass" occurs and the Weiss family suffer a series of unspeakable tragedies in the aftermath
Catlow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough, lusty Catlow is fast on the draw and even faster when it comes to making a dollar. He's also a wanted man. The Mexican Army is after him. So is his hellcat girlfriend, an Indian war party, a vengeful killer and several hotheaded cowpokes from Catlow's outlaw gang. With enemies like these, it's a good thing Marshal Ben Cowan is around. The marshal is Catlow's best friend, and he'd ride through rattlesnakes to rescue his besieged buddy. Because Cowan wants the pleasure of putting Catlow behind bars all to himself
Billy Jack goes to Washington( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Jack is appointed as the junior Senator from Arizona in 1976. Arriving in Washington, he discovers that the respected senior Senator from Arizona and a business tycoon are secretly planning to build a nuclear plant in the pristine Arizona landscape. Fourth of four Billy Jack films
The competition( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young competitors at one of the world's most important music awards defy the rivalry that should exist between them and fall in love. He knows that this may be his last chance for success, and she is the protege of a famous teacher who warns her to stay away from romance, so the competition tests the strength of their love
Raw deal by John Irvin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaminsky had been a top honcho for the FBI before his unconventional methods of investigation got him thrown off the team. He's now stuck as sheriff in a small North Carolina town. FBI Chief Harry Shannon has a special mission for the down-and-out Kaminsky. Help him get Petrovita, the powerful and ruthless head of organized crime in Chicago, and Kaminsky is back at the FBI
 
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Alternative Names
Sam Wanamaker

Sam Wanamaker acteur et cinéaste américain

Sam Wanamaker actor y director estadounidense

Sam Wanamaker Amerikaans acteur

Sam Wanamaker amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Sam Wanamaker attore e regista statunitense

Wanamaker, Sam, 1919-

Wanamaker, Samuel 1919-1993

Σαμ Γουαναμέικερ

Сем Вонамейкер актор

Сэм Уонамейкер

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סם וונמייקר שחקן אמריקאי

سام وانامیکر بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

سام ونامكر

샘 워너메이커

サム・ワナメイカー

山姆·沃納梅克

山姆·瓦纳梅克

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