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Wellman, William A. 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 378 works in 1,064 publications in 7 languages and 17,347 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Film and video adaptations  Melodrama  Interviews  Western films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Photographer, Scenarist, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William A Wellman
 
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A star is born by Max Steiner( Visual )
120 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic story of fame, innocence and destruction. A matinee idol falls in love with a young girl and propels her to stardom. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results
Ox-bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )
40 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )
56 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Wings by William A Wellman( Visual )
33 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I. Includes three featurettes
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )
97 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman diagnosed with "radium poisoning" is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it all turns into a publicity hoax
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty by William A Wellman( Visual )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soar into the skies on a thrilling airborne adventure in this meticulously restored John Wayne classic
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )
16 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How a group of American soldiers endured the Battle of the Bulge in 1944
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Beau Geste by William A Wellman( Visual )
13 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds in this acclaimed film classic. Trapped under the command of a sadistic sergeant deep in the Sahara, they must fight for their lives as they plot mutiny against tyranny and defend a desert fortress against a brutal enemy
Roxie Hart ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2: Frisco Jenny: Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder
Yellow sky by William A Wellman( Visual )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A band of robbers are running from the law, and they find an almost abandoned town. An old prosecutor and his granddaughter have been living there. Realizing that they have gold, the robbers have a plan of taking it, but one robber turns against them
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
The call of the wild by Jack London( Visual )
8 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jack Thornton is an adventurer who travels the Yukon in search of gold. Whe he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog with the strenght of his part-wolf ancestry, Jack's luck changes. A winning $1,000 bet on Buck's stamina is only the first of the rewards that his friendship with the canine will bring. When the pair, along with Jack's friend Shorty, happen upon a woman who's lost her husband in the wild they begin their greatest adventure yet in this rousing tale of camaraderie and adventure"--Container
Lady of burlesque by William A Wellman( Visual )
32 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most of the characters are typical burlesque types. The murder weapon offers a surprising element to the plot -- a g-string
Westward the women ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They are rugged pioneers, Indian fighters and brave trailblazers who tame the wild west. These are the women of the great frontier. Buck Wyatt is a tough, experienced scout who leads a wagon train comprised of two ex-show girls, a hearty widow and fifteen men who act as guides. When one of the men disobeys Buck's orders not to fratenize with the ladies, Buck shoots him, causing the others to desert. The determined women insist on going on, learning to ride, shoot and drive mules
Blood alley by William A Wellman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American merchant marine captain ferries a group of Chinese refugees down the Yangtze River to escape the Communists
Buffalo Bill by William A Wellman( Visual )
12 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historical epic follows Buffalo Bill from his adventures in the West to his courageous battles in the East, where he travels to condemn the slaughter of the Indians and buffalo
Magic town by William A Wellman( Visual )
18 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions
Across the wide Missouri by William A Wellman( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In fur-trapping country, a man depends on his single-shot rifle and his courage. One of those men is Flint Mitchell (Clark Gable), who heads into Blackfoot territory with his fellow mountain men -- and with his new Blackfoot bride (María Elena Marqués) who may be the key to their safety in the dangerous land. Mitchell is a rough, buckskinned man of action and Gable shows he's more than rough enough to portray him in a brawling, breathtakingly beautiful frontier tale. William A. Wellman directs, filming in the Colorado Rockies and combining spectacular Technicolor® vistas with colorful characters who don't let the hardships of wilderness life get in the way of a good time. Adventure awaits Across the Wide Missouri
 
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Alternative Names
Wellman, Wild Bill.
Wellman, Wild Bill 1896-1975
Wellman, William.
Wellman William 1896-1975
Wellman, William 1896-1976
Wellman, William A.
Wellman, William A. 1896-1975
Wellman, William A. 1896-1976
Wellman, William A. (William Augustus), 1896-1975.
Wellman, William Augustus.
Wellman, William Augustus 1896-1975
William A. Wellman
William Augustus Wellman
ウェルマン, W. A
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English (512)
French (4)
Multiple languages (3)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
Basque (1)
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