WorldCat Identities

Surtees, Robert

Works: 124 works in 326 publications in 6 languages and 14,042 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Naval history  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Show business films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Musical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Surtees
Most widely held works by Robert Surtees
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 3,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

48 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family 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. From 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 )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,560 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 )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 700 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
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and German and held by 678 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
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulative movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top
Mutiny on the Bounty by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of 1935 film. An adventure drama about the conflicts between the allegedly brutal Captain Bligh and his first officer, Fletcher Christian, which led to the mutiny aboard H.M.S. Bounty in the South Pacific in 1789, and the escape of the mutineers to Pitcairn Island
Mogambo by John Ford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Congo, un cacciatore innamorato di una ballerina, si invaghisce dell'algida moglie dell'antropologo per cui sta organizzando un safari. (Mereghetti)
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation moved the story into the mid-1970's and changed it to pop music. About a rock star on her way to the top and another whose career is in decline
Same time next year by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 482 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
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 253 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
The turning point by Herbert Ross( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a woman who gave up ballet for motherhood
Escape from Fort Bravo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 212 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 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April 22, 1889. Tens of thousands of hopeful homesteaders are poised at the Oklahoma border, waiting for the gunshots that will send them on a feverish dash to claim a share of two million acres free for the taking
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Wade is an ex-badman gone straight who repays an old debt by helping his former partner Clint break out of jail - an act of loyalty he soon regrets, as Clint has vengeance, not gratitude, on his mind
The other by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 120 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
A date with Judy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1940's, a young girl leaves her boy friend for an older man but finds she must compete for him with a classmate. Meanwhile, the girl and her friends mistakenly believe her father is dating a rhumba instructor and attempt to bring the romance to an end before her mother finds out. All this plays out during preparations for the big school dance
Two girls and a sailor by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 56 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
Essential classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: An all-powerful press magnate, Kane, dies in his fabulous castle Xanadu, his last word being "Rosebud", which leads a reporter to seek the meaning behind the word and find the meaning of Kane. Prominant publisher, William Randolph Hearst, saw the film as a thinly disguised version of his career and attempted to suppress it
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The sting
Alternative Names
Robert Surtees camraman amricain

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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The stingRodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!Quo vadisThe bad and the beautiful