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Wanamaker, Sam 1919-1993

Overview
Works: 196 works in 480 publications in 5 languages and 11,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Western films  Made-for-TV movies  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Author, Other, fmd, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sam Wanamaker
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Superman IV : the quest for peace( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, Lex Luthor creates a new super being to challenge Superman: the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two foes clash in an explosive extravaganza that sees Superman saving the Statue of Liberty, pluging a volcanic eruption at Mount Etna and rebuilding the demolished Great Wall of China
The Shell seekers by John Pielmeier( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penelope Keeling seeks to discover the secret of happiness for her friends, her family and herself
Mr. Mom by Charles Shyer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 787 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
Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss by Jennifer E Norton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 772 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
Guilty by suspicion by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 680 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
Sinbad and the eye of the tiger( Visual )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 409 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
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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 393 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
Columbo mystery movie collection 1989( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 272 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
4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peace( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman IV: Archvillain 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 aviator by George Miller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and French and held by 252 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
Taras Bulba by Leoš Janáček( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 249 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
Louis L'Amour western collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the three Sackett brothers, Tye, Orrin, and Tell, who leave Tennessee to start new lives in the West; not being a man to settle down, cowhand Conn Conagher drifts in and out of widow Evie Teale's life; career outlaw Catlow attempts to take some Confederate gold, with his friend, a U.S. marshal, and a ruthless bounty hunter on his tail
Voyage of the damned : the true story of survival by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Catlow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 196 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 are 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 169 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
Raw deal by John Irvin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 146 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
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939
The competition by Miloš Forman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 139 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
Judgment in Berlin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An East German couple uses a toy gun to hijack an airliner to a U.S. base in West Germany, then must stand trial in a fight for their freedom
 
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Superman IV : the quest for peace4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peace
Alternative Names
Sam Wanamaker

Sam Wanamaker acteur et cinéaste américain

Sam Wanamaker Amerikaans acteur

Sam Wanamaker amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Sam Wanamaker attore e regista statunitense

Wanamaker, Samuel 1919-1993

Σαμ Γουαναμέικερ

Сэм Уонамейкер

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سام وانامیکر بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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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Sinbad and the eye of the tiger4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peaceLouis L'Amour western collectionCatlowThe competitionThis wooden 'O' : Shakespeare's Globe reborn : achieving an American's dreamGreat Shakespeareans