Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Started out as a circus performer. Suffered a severe stroke while visiting actor Dana Andrews, who was suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Lancaster remained hospitalized until February 1991, and incapacitated and unable to speak until his death. [November 1990]
1982. For the role of Lou Pascal.
The only film directed by Burt Lancaster.
Director: Stanley Kramer. Also starred Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell & Judy Garland. Plot: In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.
Charlton Heston got the part
Marlon Brando got the part
Director: Irving Reis. Also starred Louisa Horton, Howard Duff & Frank Conroy. Plot: All My Sons tells the story of Joe Keller (Robinson), a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing: during World War II...
IMDB:8.3/10. Director: Stanley Kramer. 2 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes.
Deep pink to light crimson; yellow stamens
Birdman Of Alcatraz (1962)
Director: Douglas Hickox. Also starred Peter Vaughan, James Faulkner & Christopher Cazenove. Plot: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Despite the defeat, the Zulus are first humiliated at Roark's Drift and then crushed at the Battle of Ulundi.
Director: Alexander Mackendrick. Also starred Martin Milner, Sam Levene & Barbara Nichols. Plot: A biting look at the ruthless world of a powerful and evil New York columnist.
Director: John Sturges. Also starred Jo Van Fleet, John Ireland & Lyle Bettger. Plot: Lawman Wyatt Earp (Lancaster) and outlaw Doc Holliday (Douglas) form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Director: Richard Thorpe. Also starred Sally Forrest, John Ireland & Carleton Carpenter. Plot: A cattle baron takes in an orphaned boy and raises him, causing his own son to resent the boy. As they get older the resentment festers into hatred...
Director: Richard Brooks. Also starred Dean Jagger, Shirley Jones & Patti Page. Plot: Elmer Gantry is a fast talking, hard drinking traveling salesman who always has a risqué story and a hip flask to entertain cronies and customers alike.
Director: Michael Winner. Also starred Robert Duvall, Sheree North, J.D. Cannon, Albert Salmi & Richard Jordan. Western. A lawman from Bannock arrives in Sabbath to arrest all the cattlemen who's wild celebration the year before resulted in the accidental death of an old man.
Also starred Richard Widmark, Maximilian Schell and Montgomery Clift. Garland received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for best supporting actress.
Director: Richard Brooks. Also starred Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale & Ralph Bellamy. Action/western. An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit...
Director: Louis Malle. Also starred Hollis McLaren, Robert Joy & Moses Znaimer. Plot: Lou (Lancaster) is a small time gangster, who thinks he used to be something big. He meets up with a younger girl...
Director Edwin Sherin. Also starred Jon Cypher, Richard Jordan & Hector Elizondo. Western. A Mexican-American sheriff must resort to violence against a powerful rancher in order to get just compensation for the pregnant Indian widow of a wrongly killed black man...