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Wallis, Hal B. 1899-1986

Overview
Works: 362 works in 1,230 publications in 5 languages and 39,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  War films 
Roles: Producer, Interviewee, Production personnel, fmp, Author, Director, pmn, Author of introduction, Collector, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

36 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
True Grit by Charles Portis( Visual )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

26 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, farmboy Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed American hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

28 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2003 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Errol Flynn stars in the title role dynamically portraying that legendary hero who "steals from the rich and gives to the poor". Olivia deHavilland plays the beautiful Maid Marian and Claude Rains is superb as the villainous Prince John. A timeless story for audiences of all ages
Rooster Cogburn by John Wayne( Visual )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
Barefoot in the park by Gene Saks( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young newlywed couple in New York and the difficulties that they encounter in adjusting to marriage and life together in a fifth-floor walk-up apartment
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp and John "Doc" Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
The Sea Hawk by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Geoffrey Thorpe is the terror of the Spanish Main, striking crippling blows against the oppressive Spanish war machine, freeing English slaves from the galley ships and filling England's coffers with Spanish gold--with the tacit approval of England's Queen Elizabeth I. When the dashing Thorpe raids and sinks a diplomatic vessel bringing ambassador Don José Alvarez de Cordoba and his beautiful niece Dona Maria to England, he's gentlemanly enough to deliver them safely onto English shores--along with the galley full of wrongfully imprisoned slaves. Smarting from this insult, Don Alvarez conspires with the duplicitous Lord Wolfingham to stop Thorpe and smash the Sea Hawks: the small fleet of privateers that stands between England and King Philip of Spain's thirst for global domination!
Anne of the thousand days by Maxwell Anderson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the pageantry and political intrigue of 16th century England, the ill-fated marriage of King Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn is traced, from its spirited beginning to its tragic finale
Anne of the thousand days ; Mary, Queen of Scots( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film
Sorry, wrong number by Lucille Fletcher( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered
G.I. blues by Norman Taurog( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In G.I. Blues, Elvis adopts an on-screen persona he knows well in real life: a singin' G.I. in West Germany"--Container
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
Knute Rockne, All American( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse, but victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
Starmaker : the autobiography of Hal Wallis by Hal B Wallis( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Hal Wallis. Many Photographs
Starmaker. The autobiography of Hal B. Wallis by Hal B Wallis( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hal Wallis an American Film Institute seminar on his work : [held April 10, 1974] by Hal B Wallis( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Sergeant York
Alternative Names
Hal B. Wallis Amerikaans filmproducent (1898-1986)

Hal B. Wallis amerykański producent filmowy

Hal B. Wallis producteur de films américaine

Hal B. Wallis produttore cinematografico statunitense

Hal B. Wallis US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Wallis, Hal 1898-1986

Wallis, Hal 1899-

Wallis Hal 1899-1986

Wallis, Harold Brent

Wallis, Harold Brent 1899-1986

Χαλ Ουόλις

Гал Б. Волліс

Уоллис, Хэл

האל ווליס

هال بي واليس منتج أفلام أمريكي

هال بی. والیس تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

핼 B. 월리스 미국의 영화 제작자

ハル・B・ウォリス

哈爾·沃里斯

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True GritSergeant YorkNow, voyagerRooster CogburnBarefoot in the parkSorry, wrong numberKnute Rockne, All American