WorldCat Identities

Wellman, William A. 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 383 works in 1,490 publications in 8 languages and 19,207 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Musical films  Western films  Crime films  Romance films  Gangster films  History  Film noir 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Conceptor, fmd, Performer, Film editor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

89 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,673 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 )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 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
A star is born by William A Wellman( Visual )

119 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results
The Ox-Bow incident( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and French and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

133 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 885 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 al turns into a publicity hoax
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commercial airliner develops engine trouble while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The pilot panics, so it is up to the washed-up co-pilot to get the plane down safely
A star is born( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )

27 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of soldiers through the Battle of the Bulge
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

46 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and Hebrew and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy is unable to prevent three wandering travellers from being unjustly lynched for murder
Beau Geste by William A Wellman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 433 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
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 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
Roxie Hart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 349 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
The call of the wild by William A Wellman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and German and held by 346 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
Yellow sky by William A Wellman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of robbers are running from the law, and they find an almost abandoned town. An old prospector 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 311 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
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: Other men's women: Bill and Jack are railroad men. When Bill comes to stay with Jack and his wife, Bill and Lily fall in love. Jack confronts Bill about his suspicions and the two fight, leaving Jack seriously injured. The purchase price: Joan Gordon is a singer tiring of her relationship with Eddie. She flees to North Dakota to become a mail-order bride. Happiness is threatened by her stubborn husband, a lecherous neighbor and the appearance of Eddie
Westward the women by Robert Taylor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 261 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
Lady of burlesque by William A Wellman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 249 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
Blood alley by William A Wellman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"À la suite de la défaite du gouvernement nationaliste en Chine, un officier américain de la marine marchande est emprisonné par les Rouges. Les habitants d'un petit patelin réussissent à le libérer, exigeant en retour la promesse formelle que cet homme les pilotera sur un bateau d'où ils fuiront les communistes, à destination de Hong Kong. Au cours de l'expédition les périls se multiplient tandis que l'intrépide capitaine devient amoureux d'une jeune réfugiée, fille d'un médecin prisonnier des ennemis." [(c) Médiafilm] [SDM]
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Public enemy
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Nothing sacredWilliam A. Wellman's The high and the mightyBattlegroundBeau GesteRoxie HartThe Gary Cooper collectionForbidden Hollywood collection
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)

Wellman, William A. (William Augustus), 1896-1975

Wellman, William Augustus

Wellman, William Augustus 1896-1975

William A. Wellman

William A. Wellman Amerikaans filmregisseur

William A. Wellman amerikai rendező, színész, 1896-1975

William A. Wellman pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

William A. Wellman réalisateur américain

William A. Wellman regista statunitense

William A. Wellman US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

William Augustus Wellman

Вільям Веллман

Уэллман, Уильям

Ուիլյամ Ա. Ուելմեն

ויליאם ולמן

ויליאם ולמן שחקן אמריקאי

ويليام آيه. ويلمان

ویلیام ولمان بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

웰먼, 윌리엄 A. 1896-1975

윌리엄 A. 웰먼

ウィリアム・A・ウェルマン

ウェルマン, W. A

ウェルマン, ウィリアム・A

威廉·A·韦尔曼

威廉·惠曼

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