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Batjac Productions

Overview
Works: 60 works in 196 publications in 3 languages and 11,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  History  War films  Biographical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Batjac Productions
McLintock! by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cattle baron George McLintock's wife left him suspecting him of adultery. He hires a beautiful widow as his cook and welcomes both her and her two children into his home. Sparks begin to fly as an unexpected turn of events results in brawls, gunfire, an Indian attack ... and the return of Mrs. McLintock!
Hondo by John Farrow( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hondo Lane, a dispatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Hondo has a run-in with Angie's good-for-nothing husband and is forced to kill him. When Vittorio captures Hondo to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that he is her husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apaches, Hondo reluctantly goes along with the lie
The Green Berets by Warner Brothers( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were crack troops skilled in the techniques of unconditional warfare, the soldiers of the Special Forces - and the focus of Hollywood's first feature film about the Vietnam War - a pro-war film. Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for two missions in South Vietnam - firstly, to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy, and secondly to kidnap a North Vietnamese General
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
Big Jake by George Sherman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and French and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Jake McCandles is a husband who hasn't seen his wife in over 18 years. But he returns home after his grandson is kidnapped by a vicious outlaw gang. While the law gives chase in rickety automobiles, Jake saddles up with an Indian scout and a box of money--even though paying a ransom isn't how Jake plans to exact good old frontier justice
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commercial airliner develops engine trouble while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The pilot panics, so it is up to the washed-up co-pilot to get the plane down safely
The war wagon by Burt Kennedy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taw Jackson is a rancher who is dead set on capturing an iron-clad stagecoach belonging to cattle baron West Catlin, the man who stole his fortune and good name years before. To pull off the heist, Jackson puts together a crew that includes an old character, a half-civilized Indian, a young drunk, and a cocky gunfighter. Includes production notes and original theatrical trailer
Chisum by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and French and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful cattle rancher battles with corrupt government officials and their stooges
Cahill, United States Marshal by John Wayne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. marshal must stop his sons from becoming mixed up with a gang of ruthless outlaws
Seven men from now by Budd Boetticher( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former sheriff tracks down seven men through the desert in an effort to avenge his wife's murder
Legend of the lost by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desert guide Joe January is hired to find a missing father and a legendary lost treasure in the North African desert
Blood alley by Billy Al Bengston( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American merchant marine captain ferries a group of Chinese refugees down the Yangtze River to escape the Communists
The train robbers by Burt Kennedy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in French and English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Civil War veterans team up with a train robber's widow to recover the loot from her husband's last job--a cool half-million in gold which is hidden somewhere south of the Mexican border. For backup they've got two nervous young gunslingers and a balky mule packing enough dynamite to blow up the Alamo
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent seven: Seven American gunslingers are hired to protect a small Mexican village against a band of bandits
John Wayne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger and a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stalking moon: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache and that sooner or later a showdown is almost inevitable--www.imdb.com
Hondo and the Apaches( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a story by Louis L'Amour about the U.S. Army's war with the apaches
John Wayne's tribute to America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne's first television special is a patriotic and poignant journey through American history-- with comedy skits, music and many famous friends
Hondo and the Apaches ; The man called Noon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man called Noon (1973): A bounty hunter and a female rancher help a gunfighter who has amnesia. The gunfighter's sole goal is to find the killers who murdered his family
Good-bye, my lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is that strange animal 12-year-old Skeeter spied in the Mississippi swamp? It looks like a dog. But it laughs, even cries real tears, instead of barking. Skeeter brings it home ... and into the best adventure a boy could ever have. Lady is a rare African Basenji. Skeeter certainly can't resist her. She's his pride, his responsibility, his best friend. So when Lady's real owners advertise to find her, the boy is torn between what his heart and his conscience tell him to do
 
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Alternative Names
Batjac Production.

バジャック・プロダクション

Languages
English (141)

French (10)

Italian (1)

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HondoThe Green BeretsBig JakeWilliam A. Wellman's The high and the mightyCahill, United States MarshalThe train robbers