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Willingham, Calder 1922-1995

Works: 138 works in 944 publications in 12 languages and 15,862 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Comedy films  Fiction  War films  Romance films  Melodrama  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Calder Willingham
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

121 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
Paths of glory by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

83 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The desolation, cynicism, and futility of war are embodied in this film based on a novel that took as its subject a real incident from World War I. Three innocent French soldiers are tried and convicted of cowardice, after their battalion fails to take a heavily fortified German position. Colonel Dax, a lawyer in civilian life, attempts to defend the men, who were chosen by a random drawing of lots. The General Staff, comfortable and safe behind the lines, demands they be executed to inspire the troops remaining in the trenches. Critical of the military hierarchy, and the class divisions that inspire the antipathy of common soldiers for the officer class, the film is renowned for its depiction of the callous treatment of the condemned men, taking their lives in so arbitrary a fashion
Little Big Man by Arthur Penn( Visual )

73 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Jack Crabb, the 121-year-old sole survivor of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, narrates his colorful life story, he tells about everything, from his adoption by Cheyenne Indians to his marriages and friendship with Wild Bill Hickok. His tall tales indicate he just may be one of the biggest liars who roamed the West
One-eyed Jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

59 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio, a bank robber, is bent on revenge against his one-time partner in crime
The Vikings by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the Middle Ages, and nothing is more feared in England than Viking warriors. In one of many raids, Viking leader Ragnar kills the English king and forces himself on the Queen. With the King dead, his brother takes the thrown but unknown to anyone but a trusted servant, the Queen is now with child. In order to protect the boy, he is sent away to be raised in safety away from the new King. Twenty years later, the Vikings under are still raiding England and they now have an Englishman, Egbert, making maps of the English coast for them. Ragnar has a son, Einar, a lusty warrior who takes what he wants when he wants it. They also have a slave, Eric, taken prisoner as an infant. Egbert realizes from a necklace Eric wears that he is the son of the Queen and is Einar's half-brother. When they kidnap Morgana, a Welsh beauty and the English King's betrothed, the stage is set for an inevitable clash between the half-brothers and with the reigning English King
End as a man by Calder Willingham( Book )

35 editions published between 1947 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman speelt op een militaire academie in het zuiden van de VS
Providence Island by Calder Willingham( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thieves like us by Robert Altman( Visual )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts break out of Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1936 to join a third on a long spree of bank robbing. The youngest of the gang falls in love with a girl he has met at their hideout. Their last robbery in Yazoo City goes bad and all three become notorious men, who are wanted by the law
Rambling Rose by Calder Willingham( Book )

27 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose, an alluring young woman, is hired by a Southern family to care for their children, and changes their lives forever. She is an innocent who relates to everyone she meets in the only way she know how- with sexuality she can't restrain. The mother of the family takes Rose under her wing, offering her love and protection, while the teenaged son finds Rose both his fantasy and a profound mystery
Eternal fire by Calder Willingham( Book )

25 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rambling Rose by Martha Coolidge( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocence has never been so seductive. Rose, an alluring young woman played by Laura Dern. Robert Duval co-stars as "Daddy," a man whose traditional values could never prepare him for the temptations of Rose. Diane Ladd --Dern's real-life mother--plays "Mother," who offers Rose protection and love despite the scandal the girl creates in their small town. Lukas Haas (Witness) is the teenager who will always remember Rose as both a provocative fantasy and a profound mystery
The graduate by Terry Johnson( Recording )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fresh-faced college grad returns home, diploma in hand, to seek an answer to that age old question: "now what?" Lacking any clear career path, he falls prey to Mrs. Robinson, wife of his father's business partner. But it's Mrs. Robinson's daughter who captures his heart
The big nickel by Calder Willingham( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Portuguese and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The graduate by Charles Webb( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Temporeiche Gesellschaftssatire, die gleichermaßen die verkalkte Moral des amerikanischen Establishments und die Weltfremdheit der jungen Generation aufs Korn nimmt, die sich aber deutlich auf die Seite der unangepaßten Söhne und Töchter schlägt. Mit musikalischem Elan, schicken Pop-Elementen und spitzem Humor inszeniert. [aus: Lexikon des internationalen Films]
Geraldine Bradshaw by Calder Willingham( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gates of hell by Calder Willingham( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reach to the stars by Calder Willingham( Book )

17 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Davenport vindt een baan in een luxueus hotel in California. Witte stranden, palmbomen, mooie, jonge en rijke mensen, er valt heel wat te beleven onder de Californische zon
Natural child by Calder Willingham( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To eat a peach by Calder Willingham( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The graduate Le lauréat by Mike Nichols( Visual )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé figurant sur la jaquette : "Benjamin Braddock, étudiant inexpérimenté fraîchement diplômé, retourne dans sa famille en Californie. Lors d'une soirée chez ses parents, il revoit Mme Robinson, l'épouse d'un associé de son père. A l'initiative de celle-ci, ils débutent une liaison. Mais Benjamin tombe amoureux d'Elaine, la fille de Mme Robinson, s'attirant ainsi les foudres de celle-ci. Folle de jalousie, la mère fera tout pour séparer les deux jeunes gens
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Alternative Names
Calder Willingham americký spisovatel

Calder Willingham Amerikaans schrijver (1922-1995)

Calder Willingham amerikansk manusforfattar og skribent

Calder Willingham amerikansk manusförfattare och författare

Calder Willingham amerikansk manusforfatter og skribent

Calder Willingham amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Calder Willingham écrivain américain

Calder Willingham escriptor estatunidenc

Calder Willingham escritor estadounidense

Calder Willingham scriitor american

Calder Willingham scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Calder Willingham US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Calder Willingham yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Willingham, Calder

Willingham, Calder Baynard 1922-

Колдер Уиллингэм

קאלדר וילינגהאם סופר אמריקאי

کالدر ویلینقهام

کالدر ویلینگهام نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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