WorldCat Identities

Anderson, John 1922-1992

Overview
Works: 59 works in 104 publications in 3 languages and 5,117 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  John Anderson Publications by John Anderson
posthumous Publications by John Anderson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Anderson
Zoot suit ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 967 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 )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 434 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 427 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
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 368 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
The twilight zone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norman Bates is a troubled son who believes "a boy's best friend is his mother." Marion Crane is an ill-fated traveler who checks into the eerie Bates Motel wanting only a hot shower and a warm bed. Her journey ends sooner than she planned in the shocking scene that has haunted generations of movie-watchers. The tension and horror mount when a private detective and Marian's sister search for her, and the identity of the mysterious Psycho
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete fourth season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring eighteen episodes aired in 1962-63
Kung fu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 276 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 )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Time enough at last: Burgess Meredith plays a bank teller and avid reader who is the lone survivor of an H-Bomb attack and finally finds the time to read. In The monsters are due on Maple Street: Hysteria grips a small community as residents suspect a power failure has been caused by invaders from outer space disguised as humans. In Nightmare at 20,000 feet: William Shatner sees a gremlin on the wing of his plane. In The odyssey of flight 33: Air passengers travel a billion years back in time
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 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 )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and French and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A devoted U.S. soldier and an ex-patriot white woman who's lived with the Cheyenne for two years must reach camp alive after surviving a slaughter committed by the Cheyennes. Upon reaching camp, the truth about the warring is revealed
Molly and Lawless John and Blue River by Sam Elliott ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Molly and Lawless John: The wife of a brutal sheriff falls for a condemned prisoner. She helps him escape. Together they do their best to elude the sheriff who has vowed to get his wife back and to take vengeance on the outlaw
The twilight zone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 125 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 Andersonville trial ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 124 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 68 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
In search of historic Jesus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 67 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 57 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
Cotton comes to Harlem by Ossie David ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 49 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 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kwai Chang Caine is a Shoalin Monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emporer'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 to continually run into trouble from gun fighters 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
 
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Languages
English (43)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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