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Surtees, Robert

Works: 125 works in 429 publications in 8 languages and 14,748 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Western films  Romance films  Epic films  Gangster films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Surtees
Most widely held works by Robert Surtees
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, then subsequently falls in love with her daughter
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

56 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. Fom that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
The Last Picture Show by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of teenagers in a small Texas town just prior to the hero leaving for Korea and the closing of the town's movie theater
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and German and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Mutiny on the Bounty by Frank Lloyd( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1787, the HMS Bounty sets out on a journey that will take it through perilous seas to a tropical paradise -- and into history as one of the most ill-fated vessels ever to sail for King and country
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hollywood producer as anti-hero: the rise and fall of a charmingly authoritarian patriarch, obsessed with his own father, who stage manages the fate of those around him. Houseman, who co-scripted Citizen Kane, appears to have recycled the idea of "the great man" viewed in flashback from differing perspectives, here those of a director, a writer and an actress. The tawdriness of the factory of dreams is subsumed in the fantasia created by the lush intensity of Minnelli's style. The overriding power of "art" holds the melodrama at bay. "Art" excuses the tensions and the ruthless betrayals of its orchestrater. The film is enjoyably ironic and referential with allusions to Selznick, Hitchcock, Lewton, Von Stroheim and others
Mogambo by John Ford( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell
Same time next year by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance meeting between an accountant and a housewife results in a 26-year affair where they meet only once a year
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbra Streisand stars as struggling singer becomes a star but loses the man she loves--who will not allow himself to hinder her rise to fame once A Star is Born. In this film based on the Academy Award-winning 1937and 1955 films, the career of hopeful, young singer Esther Hoffman(Streisand) is launched by fading rock star John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson), who also wins the young singer's heart. Hoffman becomes a leading lady on stage and in Howard's life, but as Howard's career flounders, he sinks into an abyss of alcohol and cocaine. Hoffman chooses to sacrifice her stardom to care for Howard, but he will not allow her to abandon her dreams
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple of young cowboys win the hearts of their sweethearts in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the century. Despite the interference of an evil ranch hand and a roaming peddler
The turning point by Herbert Ross( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and German and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Begegnung zweier Freundinnen, von denen eine den Tanz aufgegeben und geheiratet, die andere Karriere als Primaballerina gemacht hat. Psychologisch zutreffend, genau im Detail, macht der Film die menschliche Problematik eindringlich bewußt. Hervorragend gespielt, mit faszinierenden Ballettszenen. [film-dienst]
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy Philadelphia attorney travelsto Naples to bring home his orphaned 10-year-old nephew. He runs up against the boy's fiery aunt, and a romance begins
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any Johhny Reb who tries to escape the Union prison outpost at Fort Bravo faces the unforgiving Arizona Territory desert stretching out before him ... and the even more unforgiving pursuit of Bravo's resolute Captain Roper. Yet there's a common foe that may unite the Civil War rivals: the fierce Mescalero horsemen waging guerilla war against Blue and Gray alike
Cimarron by Anthony Mann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glenn Ford stars as Yancey Cravet, a pioneer nicknamed Cimarron, who with his family, participates in the Oklahoma land rush in 1889 and becomes a homesteader
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lo sceriffo ha giurato di difendere la legge. È destinato a fare i conti con il suo passato da fuorilegge
The other by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twisted story of 12-year-old twins whose devotion to one another is played out in a macabre game of murder
The collector by William Wyler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A withdrawn butterfly collector decides to add to his collection by kidnapping a beautiful girl and locking her up in hopes that she will fall in love with him
Summer of '42 by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming-of-age tale about a young boy who falls for a woman seven years his senior
Two girls and a sailor by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A singing-dancing sister act is helped by a mysterious "somebody" who buys them an empty warehouse, where they can open up an ideal canteen to entertain the servicemen
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Alternative Names
Robert L. Surtees Amerikaans director of photography (1906-1985)

Robert Surtees caméraman américain

Robert Surtees fotografo e direttore della fotografia statunitense

Robert Surtees US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Surtees, Rober L.

Surtees, Robert L.

Surtees, Robert L. 1906-1985

Surtees, Robert Lee

Surtess, Robert L.

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