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Slezak, Walter 1902-1983

Overview
Works: 290 works in 722 publications in 6 languages and 9,865 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television programs  Animated television programs  Biography  Survival films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Commentator, Editor, Narrator, Interviewee, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Walter Slezak
 
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Most widely held works by Walter Slezak
Lifeboat by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
39 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German submarine that sank their ship
The Inspector general by Henry Koster( Visual )
88 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A corrupt village wrongly suspects the idiot assistant of a medicine-show operator of being the emperor's omnipotent inspector general in disguise
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Visual )
15 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and German and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a horse as he is passed through the hands of many masters prior to returning to his original young master and a happy retirement
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Visual )
23 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of a young poor orphan girl abandoned by her aunt and banished to live with her isolated old grandfather high in the Swiss Alps
What time's the next swan? by Walter Slezak( Book )
8 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anecdotal reminiscences from childhood in Vienna through his Hollywood film making career, as told to Smith-Corona model 88E
Born to kill by Robert Wise( Visual )
10 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic film noir featuring a cold-hearted killer named Sam Wild who kills two innocent people and actively pursues the woman who finds the bodies, all while being married to the woman's half-sister
People will talk by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relations with Mr. Shunderson
The pirate by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )
14 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young heroine suffering under the burden of an impending "arranged" marriage meets an itinerant magician who becomes the pirate of her dreams
Come September ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful New York businessman visits his Italian villa to relax and to romance his Italian girlfriend. After arriving unannounced, he finds out that, during his absence, the luxurious home has become a hotel
Call me madam by Walter Lang( Visual )
2 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sally Adams has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington, D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, shes falls in love with the sauve Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine, while Princess Maria has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth
The princess and the pirate ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvester the Great is a 17th-century entertainer with an act so atrocious, he's exiled from England. Aboard a ship bound for America, he finds himself falling for the beautiful Princess Margaret, a woman uninterested in love - not to mention his lousy one-liners. But when an evil band of pirates attack the ship and capture the princess, her only hope is the cowardly Sylvester. Now he has to stop cracking jokes and muster the courage to rescue his royal love
Bedtime for Bonzo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a professor, a chimp and an experiment to show that environment is more important than heredity in human development
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )
19 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A great, aging artist succumbs to despair when the young model and pupil he adores leaves him for a woman. Although the story is discreetly played at a father/adopted son level on the surface, the homosexual subtext is quite clear in this early Dreyer film made in Germany
Fanny from the musical prod. "Fanny" by Harold Rome( Recording )
3 editions published in 1954 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a honeymoon by Leo McCarey( Visual )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Light comedy adventure about a charming journalist who saves a naive American woman from the clutches of her vicious Nazi husband
My stomach goes traveling by Walter Slezak( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )
3 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early nineteenth century, the brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are commissioned to write a family history for a local Duke. However, Wilhelm would rather spend his time dreaming of fairies, elves, knights and princesses
Rock Hudson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spiral road: When an opportunistic physician (Rock Hudson) travels to the jungles of Java, a shocking meeting with a black magic witch doctor forces him to re-evaluate his selfish past
Cornered by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )
12 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desperate: an Everyman who accepts what he thinks is an honest trucking job, only to find he's the driver in a botched heist that puts Brodie and his bride on the run from the cops and the cons who planned the job
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's all time pirate adventure of the seven seas comes to life in a brilliant classic version
 
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Languages
English (249)
German (54)
Spanish (10)
French (2)
Danish (1)
Catalan (1)
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