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Surtees, Robert

Overview
Works: 93 works in 273 publications in 6 languages and 11,535 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Christian fiction  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Music 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Surtees
The graduate by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 3,343 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 )
36 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,664 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 )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,414 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 )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winner of 7 Oscars including Best Picture, "The Sting" is set in the 1930s and tells the story of an ambitious small-time crook (Redford) and a veteran con man (Newman) who seek revenge on the vicious crime lord (Shaw) who murdered one of their gang
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 683 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 )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and German and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a renowned and successful Roman general who falls in love with a lowly Christian woman, risking everything for her, during the corrupt and decadent reign of Nero. This release includes the original theatrical trailer
Mogambo by John Ford ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remake of "Red Dust" (1932), a romantic triangle set in Africa
Same time next year by Robert Mulligan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in French and English and held by 458 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 )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt
The turning point by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends who started in ballet are reunited after many years; one is now a star ballerina, the other a Midwestern housewife/dance teacher whose daughter is embarking on her own ballet career
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 195 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 194 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 )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 146 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 105 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 bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historia de un tiránico y manipulador productor de cine que, en su momento de declive, pide ayuda a un director, una actriz y un guionista, a los cuales ayudó en la consagración de sus respectivas carreras pero que ahora le detestan. Ahora, años después, los tres le echarán en cara que fue un productor sin escrúpulos que trató de alcanzar el éxito sin reparar en las personas a las que traicionaba o engañaba
A date with Judy by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1948 and 1989 in English and held by 68 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
Essential classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maltese falcon: After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
Two girls and a sailor by Richard Thorpe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 53 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
The Great Waldo Pepper by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in Italian and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young aviators back from World War I found that giving up the exhilaration and freedom of flight was not an easy task. Waldo Pepper barnstorms across the Midwest, taking on rival after rival in his quest for the number one spot in the skies. He meets his match in Axel, and together they soar to great heights in stuntsmanship. Pepper's sweetheart, Maude, stays by his side, high-jinx or not in spite of the dangers
Unfinished dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young dancer injures another ballerina for life in an accident but when the invalid helps her to stardom they are reconciled
 
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Alternative Names
Surtees, Rober L.
Surtees, Robert L.
Surtees, Robert L., 1906-1985
Surtees, Robert Lee
Languages
English (114)
Spanish (19)
German (7)
Italian (7)
Basque (2)
French (1)
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