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Wellman, William A. 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 400 works in 1,231 publications in 7 languages and 18,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Musical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  History  Gangster films  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Film editor, Performer, Conceptor, fmd, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

42 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling singer Esther Hoffman's life is forever changed the night fading rock star John Howard Norman staggers drunkenly into the small nightclub where she works. He gives her a career. She gives him her love. But the world won't let them have both
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

74 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,676 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 )

39 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two men who have gone to war and the girl they both leave behind
A star is born by Max Steiner( Visual )

104 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman Main, a drunk and failing Hollywood star, unexpectedly meets Ester Boldgett, a farm girl loking to become a showgirl. They fall in love and marry. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty by Warner Bros. Pictures( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 883 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
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

101 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 871 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
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of soldiers through the Battle of the Bulge
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 415 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 )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 408 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 )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and held by 354 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
Yellow sky by William A Wellman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and French and held by 351 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 )

4 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beau Geste: Three brothers join the Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. Their troubles are forgotten when they are forced to fight against all odds
Call of the wild by Jack London( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 315 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
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 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 )

29 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 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
Westward the women( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 235 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American merchant marine captain ferries a group of Chinese refugees down the Yangtze River to escape the Communists
Across the wide Missouri by William A Wellman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 171 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
Buffalo Bill by William A Wellman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 171 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
 
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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 réalisateur américain

William A. Wellman regista statunitense

William A. Wellman US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

William Augustus Wellman

Уэллман, Уильям

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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William A. Wellman's The high and the mightyNothing sacredBattlegroundRoxie HartThe Gary Cooper collectionForbidden Hollywood collectionForbidden Hollywood collection