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Backus, Jim

Overview
Works: 496 works in 738 publications in 4 languages and 12,052 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Biography  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television programs  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,727 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
Pat and Mike by George Cukor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 670 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 )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 610 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
Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hilariously nearsighted Mr. Magoo stars in a musical retelling of the Charles Dickens classic
The original Christmas classics ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 560 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
Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 505 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
Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete third and final season featuring all the episodes in color and the continued adventures of the castaways as they struggle to survive disasters. Originally broadcast by CBS 1966-1967
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Bretaigne Windust ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 394 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
Rescue from Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 381 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
Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated musical version of Dickens story of the metamorphosis of a miser into a caring person on Christmas Eve. The nearsighted Mr. Magoo is Ebenezer Scrooge
Angel face by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambulance driver has the misfortune to meet, and become involved with a scheming young woman
Now you see him, now you don't ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dexter Riley, a bumbling college student, develops a liquid that makes objects, including humans, disppear, and a gang of crooks steal the formula
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 181 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
Critic's choice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 151 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!
Deep in my heart by Sigmund Romberg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 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
Mooch goes to Hollywood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mooch, a scruffy but lovable dog, tries to make it big in the entertainment business
Good guys wear black ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-Vietnam commando (Norris) battles for law and order in this story of treachery & intrigue involving the CIA, international intrigue and jet set locations
Francis in the Navy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talking mule joins the Navy
The Mr. Magoo show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television series featuring the adventures of a near-sighted old man, Mr. Magoo
What's new Mr. Magoo? ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Magoo's endearing misadventures in everyday life have entertained generations
 
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Alternative Names
Backus, James
Backus, James, 1913-1989
Backus, James G. 1913-1989
Backus, James G. (James Gilmore)
Backus, James G. (James Gilmore), 1913-1989
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