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Backus, Jim

Overview
Works: 590 works in 860 publications in 5 languages and 14,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Road films  Juvenile works  Television comedies  Sports films  Children's films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jim Backus
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

52 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hilariously nearsighted Mr. Magoo stars in a musical retelling of the Charles Dickens classic
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Gilligan's Island( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The S.S. Minnow set sail on a three-hour tour. Along for the ride are the ship's captain, his first mate, an actress, a professor, a farm girl, a millionaire and his wife. They all become stranded on an uncharted South Pacific Island. Seven random people thrown together by fate, united in a search for a way off the island and back home again
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
Rescue from Gilligan's Island( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After fifteen years on a deserted island, the crew is finally rescued. The question is whether they are ready for the changes that have taken place in the outside world
Gilligan's Island( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 32 episodes of season two. The castaways continue to struggle to survive disasters - but never stop trying to find a way to escape. Special guest stars include: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Janos Prohaska, and Vito Scotti
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by R Browning( Visual )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous children's fairy tale is retold with warmth and understanding as the mysterious ratcatcher comes to the town of Hamelin and promises to rid the town of its unwelcome guests for a price
Don't bother to knock by Roy Baker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful babysitter begins an affair with one of the guests in the hotel where she is a live-in babysitter. But when the child she cares for interrupts their lovemaking, the sitter becomes a dangerous madwoman
Angel face by Otto Preminger( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambulance driver has the misfortune to meet, and become involved with a scheming young woman
The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven original Christmas classics, such as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town; Frosty the Snowman; and others
Now you see him, now you don't( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter Riley, a bumbling college student, develops a liquid that makes objects, including humans, disappear
Gilligan's Island( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the comic adventures of seven castaways stranded on a South Pacific island
Gilligan's Island( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the comic adventures of seven castaways stranded on a South Pacific island
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
Gilligan's Island( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the comic adventures of seven castaways stranded on a South Pacific island
Critic's choice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York critic, Parker Ballantine, writes pointed reviews that close insufferably lousy plays. But there's a new play in town by his wife, Angela. Is it bad? Will Parker grind it up in his typewriter? If he does, he may find he's married for "bitter" and for worse!
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
Deep in my heart by Stanley Donen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Broadway swings to the jazzy beat of ragtime, Sigmund Romberg continues to play the beautiful waltzes of his native Austria at the Cafe Vienna. Persuaded by the cafe owner to compose in the new style, he creates a hit song, which leads to great musical success, but the woman he loves is reluctant to return his feelings
A genealogical memoir of the Backus family, with the private journal of James Backus, together with his correspondence bearing on the first settlement of Ohio, at Marietta, in 1788. Also, papers and correspondence of Elijah Backus, showing the character and spirit of the times during the revolutionary period. In two parts: Part I. Genealogical, including journal of James Backus, and poems by Miss Sarah Backus. Part II. Historical, containing sketches of the first settlements of Connecticut and Ohio, with miscellaneous papers of historic interest by Jim Backus( Book )

3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William (or Stephen) Backus emigrated from Norwich, England to Saybrook, Connecticut in about 1637. He married Sarah Charles and Anne Bingham. He died in Norwich, Connecticut in about 1659. He was survived by two sons and three daughters. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Connecticut, New York and Ohio. Includes Chandler, Griswold and related families
 
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Backus, James

Backus, James 1913-1989

Backus, James G.

Backus, James G. 1913-1989

Backus, James G. (James Gilmore), 1913-1989

Jim Backus Amerikaans acteur

Jim Backus amerikanischer Schauspieler und Synchronsprecher

Jim Backus amerykański aktor radiowy, głosowy i filmowy

Jim Backus attore statunitense

Джим Бакус

جیم بکوس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و صداپیشه آمریکایی

ジム・バッカス

占·百加斯

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