Nichols, Dudley 1895-1960
Most widely held works about Dudley Nichols
Most widely held works by Dudley Nichols
Stagecoach ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
Nine disparate travelers are thrust together in a perilous journey, a ride on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory.
Bringing up Baby ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist.
For whom the bell tolls ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
"The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories."--Container.
Stagecoach ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
A group of passengers with nothing in common are stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians.
Bringing up Baby ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Crazy comedy about an heiress who is determined to catch a stuffy zoologist and uses her pet leopard, Baby, to help get his attention.
Twenty best film plays by John Gassner ( Book )
5 editions published between 1943 and 1977 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Scarlet Street ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results.
Pinky ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Pinky, a black woman who works as a nurse, is able to "pass for white." Afraid her true heritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiance ́and returns home to Mississippi to help her ailing grandmother by caring for her employer, an imperious plantation owner. When the employer names Pinky heiress to her estate, the community rises in resentment, triggering a sensational court trial.
The bells of St. Mary's ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Easy-going Father O'Malley and iron-willed Sister Benedict find themselves in a subtle battle of wits over how the children should be educated at St. Mary's parochial school. Meanwhile, the skinflint businessman next door wants the school condemned.
Stagecoach by Dudley Nichols ( Book )
15 editions published between 1938 and 1986 in English and French and held by 422 libraries worldwide
And then there were none ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 387 libraries worldwide
One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them.
Carefree ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
She's afraid of marriage--can he help? With the forever magic of Irving Berlin's romantic Change Partners, the dance craze of The Yam and more, the answer is delightfully Yes!
Mary of Scotland ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Historical drama about the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin Elizabeth, Queen of England.
Eugene O'Neill's The long voyage home ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
This critically acclaimed saga delves deep into the soul of the men at sea, their perilous trade, their lives and their tragic deaths aboard a cold steel cargo ship in the wake of World War II.
The Informer ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 310 libraries worldwide
The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate.
Great film plays by John Gassner ( Book )
in Undetermined and English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
The lost patrol ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
A terse drama about British cavalrymen lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors.
Man hunt ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A British hunter on vacation in the Bavarian Alps, in the forests near Adolf Hitler's home, gets Hitler in his gun sight, pondering whether or not he should shoot him.
Best film plays of ( Serial )
in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Steamboat 'round the bend ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 libraries worldwide
When riverboat captain Doctor John Pearly learns that his nephew Duke has killed a man in self-defense, he urges Duke to turn himself in. But Duke's only chance for freedom is the testimony of a half-crazed witness, New Moses, who has disappeared upriver.
Action and adventure films Ambushes and surprises Americans Animals Catholic schools Civil War (Spain : 1936-1939) Coaching (Transportation) Comedy films Comedy films Drama Feature films Feature films Femmes fatales Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Heiresses History Interpersonal relations Leopard Leopards as pets Man-woman relationships Mississippi Motion picture plays Motion picture plays Motion picture plays, American Motion pictures Musical films Nuns Paleontologists Passing (Identity) Priests Race relations Racism Religious films Romance films Screwball comedy films Spain Stagecoaches Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films World War (1914-1918)
Multiple languages (38)
No Linguistic content (6)