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Wellman, William A. 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 355 works in 1,194 publications in 8 languages and 17,481 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Western films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Romance films  History  Gangster films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Conceptor, Restager , fmd, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William A Wellman
 
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Most widely held works by William A Wellman
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

35 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,692 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
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

50 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,294 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
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
A star is born by William A Wellman( Visual )

125 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,114 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
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 845 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.
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of soldiers through the Battle of the Bulge
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing sacred: A New York reporter is scammed by a fraudulent huckster which disgraces his newspaper. He discovers a story about a young girl dying of radium poisoning and convinces his editor to bring her to New York and run a series of articles. Unfortunately for the reporter, the girl and her doctor only want a free trip to the big city and the whole thing is a hoax
Beau Geste by William A Wellman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 426 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
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Roxie Hart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 350 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
Call of the wild by Ken Annakin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 336 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 322 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 )

3 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 319 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 )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Lady of burlesque by William A Wellman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 267 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 by Robert Taylor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 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 Billy Al Bengston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and French and held by 204 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]
Buffalo Bill by William A Wellman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen biography of the famous scout, hunter, and showman
Magic town by William A Wellman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 172 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
 
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Public enemy
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

Уэллман, Уильям

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ויליאם ולמן

ויליאם ולמן שחקן אמריקאי

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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