WorldCat Identities

Demarest, William

Overview
Works: 204 works in 419 publications in 1 language and 11,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Screwball comedy films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Viva Las Vegas by George Sidney( Visual )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a fellow racer and womaniser, gets in the way
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
That darn cat!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman contacts the F.B.I. when she becomes convinced that her cat (D.C.) can help crack a bank robbery and kidnapping case
The miracle of Morgan's Creek( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof on motherhood. Trudy attends a farewell party for local servicemen and is shocked when she discovers her unfortunate condition after that hazy night. Her 4-F idolater offers himself as a substitute father. "The miracle of Morgan's Creek is not how to find a willing husband but how to get hitched to him. Herein arises the complications and a delightful switch on the shot-gun wedding gag."
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
Hail the conquering hero by Preston Sturges( Visual )

11 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to face his home-town folks who think he's gone off to war, Woodrow Layfayette Pershing Truesmith takes a ship-yard job and has his friends help him keep up the deception
The Lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealthy heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past."
The Jolson story by Larry Parks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Al Jolson's life, from his beginnings in vaudeville to his success in motion pictures. Includes musical numbers sung by Al Jolson
Christmas in July by Preston Sturges( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A go-getter clerk in a coffee company is fooled into thinking he has won a $25,000 prize for inventing a sales slogan and goes on a shopping spree
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-hearted department store tycoon goes undercover as a shoe salesman to root out labor discontent in one of his stores, with humorous results
Along came Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy Melody Jones rides into town looking for work and is mistaken for the evil desperado Monte Jarrad. Jones lets all the special treatment go to his head until the real outlaw shows up looking for him
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealty heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any Johhny Reb who tries to escape the Union prison outpost at Fort Bravo faces the unforgiving Arizona Territory desert stretching out before him ... and the even more unforgiving pursuit of Bravo's resolute Captain Roper. Yet there's a common foe that may unite the Civil War rivals: the fierce Mescalero horsemen waging guerilla war against Blue and Gray alike
The Palm Beach story( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Jolson sings again( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Parks reprises his unforgettable role as Al Jolson in this musical extravaganza. Jolson comes out of retirement only to discover his style of music is no longer popular
The far horizons by Fred Macmurray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adventure drama portrays the Lewis & Clark Expedition's trek through the Pacific Northwest with guidance from the Native American maiden Sacajawea
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young wife leaves her husband and heads for Palm Beach where she meets one of the world's richest men, who then proceeds to ardently chase her. When the husband shows up to reclaim his wife, the millionaire's man-mad sister falls for the husband, ardently chasing him
The great moment by Preston Sturges( Visual )

5 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This stirring biopic follows the fascinating life of W.T.G. Morton (Joel McCrea), a 19th century dentist who successfully develops the first anesthesia."
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The lady Eve The Lady Eve
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The lady EveThe miracle of Morgan's CreekSullivan's travelsHail the conquering heroThe Lady EveChristmas in JulyAlong came JonesThe far horizonsThe Palm Beach story
Alternative Names
Demarest, Carl William 1892-1983

Demarest, William 1892-1983

William Demarest acteur américain

William Demarest actor

William Demarest aktor amerykański

William Demarest Amerikaans acteur (1892-1983)

William Demarest amerikansk skådespelare

William Demarest amerikansk skodespelar

William Demarest amerikansk skuespiller

William Demarest attore cinematografico e attore televisivo statunitense

William Demarest US-amerikanischer Komiker und Filmschauspieler

Γουίλιαμ Ντεμαρέστ

Уильям Демарест

وليام ديماريست

ویلیام دمارست بازیگر آمریکایی

ウィリアム・デマレスト

威廉·戴馬瑞斯

Languages
English (147)