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Surtees, Robert

Works: 129 works in 453 publications in 8 languages and 14,994 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, Videographer , 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 )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncertain of what he wants to do with his life, college graduate Benjamin Braddock returns home. And when the wife of his father's business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson, seduces him, the affair only deepens his confusion. That is, until he meets the girl of his dreams. But there's one problem-- she's Mrs. Robinson's daughter
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

60 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,081 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 )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,614 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 )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,243 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
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

16 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 734 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 )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 697 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
The bad and the beautiful by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and held by 642 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
Mogambo by John Ford( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 593 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)
Same time next year by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 512 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 508 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 408 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 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a woman who gave up ballet for motherhood
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 248 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 )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 240 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 234 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
PT 109( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of John F. Kennedy's wartime exploits as skipper of a battle-scarred PT boat. The assignment: harass the enemy and buy time for a U.S. Navy still on the drawing boards. In August 1943, PT 109 was sliced in half by a japanese destroyer. Kennedy led his surviving crew through a sea aflame from gasoline, towing one badly burned sailor miles to the nearest island
The law and Jake Wade( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 160 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 Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 143 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 )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a quiet London bank clerk whose butterfly collecting hobby takes a sinister twist when he kidnaps a most unusual specimen - a beautiful woman
Summer of '42 by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming-of-age tale about a young boy who falls for a woman seven years his senior
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The sting
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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The stingQuo vadisMutiny on the BountyThe bad and the beautifulOklahoma!Summer of '42