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Kirk Douglas
   said   
"Life is Like a B-picture Script. It is That Corny. If I Had My Life Story Offered to Me to Film, I'd Turn It Down."
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
   starred   
Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton and Kirk Douglas
Based on the Banjo Paterson poem of the same name. Directed by George Miller. Also starred Jack Thompson and Lorraine Bayley.
Kirk Douglas
   is the stage name of   
Issur Danielovitch Demsky
American actor, has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Academy Award 1996
The Man From Snowy River (1982)
   starred   
Tom Burlinson, Kirk Douglas and Terence Donovan
Director: George Miller. Also starred Bruce Kerr, Sigrid Thornton & Gus Mercurio. The story of a boy suddenly alone in the world. The men who challenge him. And the girl who helps him become a man.
Out of the Past (1947)
   starred   
Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas
Director: Jacques Tourneur. Also starred Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb & Steve Brodie. Plot: Jeff Bailey (Mitchum), small-town gas pumper, has his mysterious past catch up with him one day when he's ordered to meet with gambler Whit Sterling (Douglas)...
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
   starred   
Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas and Rhonda Fleming
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.
Kirk Douglas
   was considered for the role of   
Sergeant Sefton in Stalag 17 (1953)
William Holden got the part
Kirk Douglas
   was considered for the role of   
Judah Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur (1959)
Charlton Heston got the part
Kirk Douglas
   was considered for the role of   
Kid Shelleen in Cat Ballou (1965)
Lee Marvin got the part
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
   starred   
Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas and Walter Pidgeon
Director: Vincente Minnelli. Also starred Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan & Gloria Graham. Plot: An actress, a director, and a writer are asked to help revive the career of ruthless Hollywood studio bigwig Jonathan Shields (Douglas). However, all three are reluctant because they have all been used and betrayed by him in the past.
Kirk Douglas
   is an   
Actor
1994
Kirk Douglas
   was in the episode   
The Day the Violence Died
As Chester J. Lampwick
Out of the Past (1947)
   starred   
Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer and Kirk Douglas
IMDB rating 8.1/10. Director: Jacques Tourneur. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 1991.
My Dear Secretary (1949)
   starred   
Laraine Day, Kirk Douglas and Keenan Wynn
Director: Charles Martin. Also starred Helen Walker, Rudy Vallee & Florence Bates. Plot: Owen Waterbury (Douglas), bestselling novelist, recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord (Day) as his latest of many secretaries.
Kirk Douglas
   won the Golden Globe for   
Lust for Life
Best Actor - Drama, 1956
Spartacus (1960)
      
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier and Peter Ustinov
"Gladiators don't make friends. If we're ever matched in the arena together, I have to kill you."
The Arrangement (1969)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr, Richard Boone
Also starring Hume Cronyn
The Big Trees (1952)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Eve Miller and Patrice Wymore
Director: Felix E. Feist. Also starred Edgar Buchanan, John Archer & Alan Hale Jr. Plot: A Quaker colony tries to save the giant sequoias from a timber baron.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
      
Kirk Douglas, James Mason and Peter Lorre
The advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
Spartacus (1960)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons and Charles Laughton
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Champion (1949)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell and Arthur Kennedy
Director: Mark Robson. Also starred Paul Stewart, Ruth Roman & Lola Albright. Plot: Boxer Midge Kelly (Douglas) rises to fame...mainly by stepping on other people.
Paths of Glory (1957)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou
IMDB: 8.6/10. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. National Film Preservation Board Award.
The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris and Ulla Jacobsson
Director: Anthony Mann. Also starred Michael Redgrave, David Weston & Sebastian Breaks. Plot: Norwegian resistance tries ot stop German troops to produce an atomic bomb component during WW2. Based on a true story.
Paths of Glory (1957)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Stanley Kubrick. Also starred George Macready, Wayne Morris & Richard Anderson. Plot: When soldiers in WW1 refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example of them.
Paris Burning (1966)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Glen Ford and Simone Signoret
Director: René Clément






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