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Backus, Jim

Overview
Works: 535 works in 773 publications in 4 languages and 13,065 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Biography  Fiction  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,775 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 671 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
The original Christmas classics ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 606 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
Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hilariously nearsighted Mr. Magoo stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. The heartwarming story of how Mr. Scrooge transforms after a visit from Christmas past, present and future
Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 541 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
Rescue from Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 409 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
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Bretaigne Windust ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 402 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
Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 375 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
Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 371 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
Don't bother to knock by Roy Baker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 301 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 )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambulance driver has the misfortune to meet, and become involved with a scheming young woman
Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magoo, as Ebenezer Scrooge, receives Christmas visits from three ghosts in this version of Dickens' classic tale
Now you see him, now you don't ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
College student Dexter Riley finds an invisibility serum that he uses to save his school from gangsters
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 191 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 155 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!
Gilligan's Island ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the comic adventures of seven castaways stranded on a South Pacific island
Deep in my heart by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 147 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
Good guys wear black ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 129 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
Mooch goes to Hollywood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mooch, a scruffy but lovable dog, tries to make it big in the entertainment business. It's one star-studded skirmish after another as Mooch turns Tinseltown upside down
The Mr. Magoo show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television series featuring the adventures of a near-sighted old man, Mr. Magoo
 
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Alternative Names
Backus, James
Backus, James 1913-1989
Backus, James G.
Backus, James G. 1913-1989
Backus, James G. (James Gilmore)
Backus, James G. (James Gilmore), 1913-1989
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