WorldCat Identities

Anderson, John 1922-1992

Overview
Works: 59 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 5,579 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Juvenile works  Horror films 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Anderson
Zoot suit ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawyers seek justice for a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to prison. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles
The twilight zone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Passage for trumpet, an unsuccessful trumpet player is given a second crack at life after he is struck and killed by a truck, but first he has to learn what it is like to be "dead" in a world full of life. In Mr. Dingle the strong, a timid little man is given superpowers by a double-headed Martian experimenter. In Two, a contemporary Adam and Eve story, the two lone, frightened survivors of a nuclear holocaust must start the world anew. In Four of us are dying, a man who can change his appearance makes a bad decision
The twilight zone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
Cotton comes to Harlem by Ossie David( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy
Kung fu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventure continues for Kwai Chang Caine, a Shoalin priest trained in the wisdom and warfare of China's ancients, following life's path in the American west of the later 1800s
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
Soldier blue by Ralph Nelson( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A paymaster's detachment of the U.S. cavalry is attacked by Indians seeking gold, and two white survivors trek through the desert
Molly and Lawless John and Blue River by Sam Elliott( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bad-boy Johnny Lawler sweet-talks the sheriff's unappreciated wife into helping him escape from jail
The Andersonville trial ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the moral dilemma of responsibility for the prison camp in Andersonville, Ga., where 14,000 Union soldiers lost their lives during the Civil War
Cotton comes to Harlem Hell up in Harlem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains two feature films including "Cotton Comes to Harlem," about a couple of detectives who investigate a minister's charity campaign; and "Hell Up in Harlem," about a man who is hunted by the mob after he discovers a ledger with the names of every crooked police officer and public official on the mob's payroll
Kung fu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kwai Chang Caine is a Shaolin monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emperor's nephew. The nephew had killed Caine's teacher in cold blood with a gun, like a coward. Caine flees to America both to escape retaliation and to search for his brother in order to settle down in this new land. However, he can not help but continually run into trouble from gunfighters and others as they oppress the innocent, while bounty hunters pursue the price on his head. Against this, he has his Kung-fu martial arts skill which proves to be devastatingly effective in this gun-dominated land
In search of historic Jesus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Both Biblical and non-biblical sources are used to find clues about the existence of Christ. The four gospel accounts of Jesus' life, death, burial & resurrection are faithfully recreated and the sacred shroud of Turin, claimed to be his burial cloth is examined
Namu, my best friend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black and white Orca whale dives into the title role of this spectacular true story about one very special whale and the extraordinary man who protects and befriends him
The twilight zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In What you need, a two-bit thug thinks he's found the key to a better life in an sidewalk salesman who has the uncanny ability to tell people what they need the most. In What's in the box, Joe Britt sees his secret revealed and its horrible consequences on his just-repaired TV set. He frantically tries to alter his fate by confronting his wife. In The mirror, after a poor, but ambitious Central American farm worker overthrow's his country's tyrannical leader, he believes he sees assasins everywhere. A look in the mirror reveals his most dangerous enemy. In The old man in the cave, a mysterious guardian helps a tiny community survive after the Bomb destroys much of the Earth. But spurred on by the bullying outsider Major French, the townspeople become an angry mob bent on learning the secret of the old man in the cave
Young Billy Young ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western about an aging but tough-as-nails lawman who meets up with Billy Young, a fast-draw outlaw on the run after a deadly robbery
Smile Jenny, you're dead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retired from the force, Harry Orwell moonlights as a private sleuth. Fighting off daily back pain and typically traveling by public bus, he's on the trail of the lowlife who murdered his pal's son-in-law
 
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Languages
English (50)
Spanish (1)
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