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Yordan, Philip

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El Cid by Anthony Mann( Visual )

79 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of Spain's immortal warrior-liberator who drove back the invading Islamic hordes in the 11th Century
Battle of the Bulge by Ken Annakin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is five days after D-Day. The majority of the American army believes that the German army is broken and in disarray. The Germans, however, feel differently and launch a massive attack on the Allied troops in the hopes that ground action will buy enough time to bring in their new jets
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

53 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Christ, describing certain events that took place between Romans and Jews and setting the political background for the life of Christ, and the personalities and ideas of the New Testament
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( Visual )

71 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the ascension of Roman Emperor Commodus, in which Commodus assassinates his father (Emperor Marcus Aurelius) when he learns that Aurelius had planned to name Aurelius' adopted son Livius (a fictional character) as Aurelius' successor
Johnny Guitar by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

65 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saloon owner Vienna battles the local townspeople headed by Emma, the local sexually repressed, lynch-happy female rancher out to frame her for a string of robberies. Johnny Logan is a guitar-strumming drifter with a dark past who was once in love with Vienna and has been offered a job in her saloon. Nicholas Ray's epic western is considered one of the most original westerns of all time. The women are far tougher than the men and some saw a bizarre allegory for the McCarthy era Red Scare
The man from Laramie by Anthony Mann( Visual )

41 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stewart stars as a driven man determined to get frontier justice in this gripping film about the sabotage and savagery of the wild west
The Big combo by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

44 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police Lt. Diamond is told to close his surveillance of suspected mob boss Mr. Brown because it's costing the department too much money with no results. Diamond makes one last attempt to uncover evidence against Brown by going to Brown's girlfriend, Susan Lowell
Dillinger by Max Nosseck( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Dillinger's violent career from his early days through his rise to the top of the FBI most-wanted list, and concludes with the well-known "lady in red" betrayal that left Dillinger a bullet-riddled corpse on a dark Chicago street
God's little acre by Anthony Mann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, primitive Georgia and its people are brought to life in this sadly comic tragedy. Poor white sharecropper Ty Ty Warden is convinced that a golden treasure lies hidden, buried away somewhere on his land. As his impoverished family languishes, he spends years digging holes in his land, rather than cultivating it. His obsession with finding the easy answer to life's problems is reflected by those around him, as they all seek their own impossible dreams.--Container
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
The naked jungle by Byron Haskin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful, brooding plantation owner in the wild South American jungle along with his charming American mail order bride are threatened by the advance of relentless killer ants who are making their way across the jungle
House of strangers by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Max Monetti first gets out of prison, life seems good. The bank founded by his father and now run by his brothers is thriving. The society woman he loves has waited seven long years for him. But for Max, every day of those seven years was filled with hatred. And when he learns that his father died because he was squeezed out of the bank by the brothers after Max took a rap for him, that hatred bubbles to the surface, obliterating everything, even the love of his woman."--Booklet
The Harder They Fall by Budd Schulberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart stars as a sportswriter who joins forces with a corrupt boxing promoter. Together, they scheme to deceive a clumsy, seven-foot giant into believing he has a shot at the heavyweight title
Detective story by William Wyler( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An embittered cop neglects his wife as he leads a New York precinct of characters in their grim battle with the city's lowlife
Drums in the deep South( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of two friends from West Point, who are now officers on the opposong sides in the Civil War. Major Clay Clayton has been charged with delaying General Sherman's advance on Atlanta. To accomplish this, he takes a group of volunteers to the summit of Devil's Mountain, in order to bomb the trains on the union supply line. His friend, union Major Will Denning, is charged with stopping the rebels and plans to blow up the mountain not knowing his West Point roommate is in charge of the rebels occupying Devils' Mountain
Anna Lucasta by Philip Yordan( Book )

6 editions published between 1945 and 1958 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Theatre, B.F. Kutcher and Harry Wagstaff Gribble present "Anna Lucasta," a comedy by Philip Yordan
Men in war by Anthony Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Benson and Sergeant Montana are two soldiers trying to deal with the shock and devastation of war. Montana has been ordered to escort a colonel suffering from extreme battle fatigue to a field hospital for treatment. Meanwhile Benson₂s loyalty lies with his platoon and his mission to overtake a hill occupied by the enemy
55 days at Peking by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of events during China's Boxer rebellion at the turn of the century
The day of the outlaw by André De Toth( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gang of outlaws decide to spend the night in a little Western town, cowboys and ranchers will have to but their differences aside in order to save their town
Anna Lucasta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When wild child Anna Lucasta is thrown out of the house by her self-righteous father, she falls into a life of prostitution ... and into the arms of street-wise sailor Danny Johnson. But after Anna shocks them all by finally finding true love with a well-heeled young suitor, her unforgiving father sets a vengeful plan in motion to remind his daughter of her sordid past ... and destroy her future forever!"--Container
 
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Philip Yordan Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1914-2003)

Philip Yordan amerykański scenarzysta, aktor i producent filmowy

Philip Yordan sceneggiatore e attore staatunitense

Philip Yordan US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Yordan, Philip 1914-2003

Yordan, Philipp 1914-2003

Филип Йордан

فیلیپ یوردان فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

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