WorldCat Identities

Geer, Will

Overview
Works: 387 works in 819 publications in 6 languages and 20,992 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Historical films  Documentary-style films  Television programs  Populist films  Biographical films  Political films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Director, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Will Geer
Jeremiah Johnson by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

57 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremiah Johnson, disillusioned by society, sets out to be a mountain man in the mid-1800s
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Scott Wilson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard hitting docu-drama about two ex-cons who ruthlessly murder a Kansas family in 1959 in order to steal their non-existent stash of money
Salt of the earth by H. J Biberman( Visual )

49 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up
Black like me by ( Visual )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the landmark memoir by John Howard Griffin, Black Like Me stars James Whitmore as Griffin, who medically altered his pigment and, with the help of a sunlamp, reinvented himself as an itinerant black writer navigating his way through Mississippi and Alabama. Along the way he experienced firsthand both crushing racism and the incredible life force of the Afro-American communities
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a marksmanship contest, Lin McAdam (Stewart) wins a prized Winchester rifle, which is immediately stolen by the runner-up, Dutch Henry Brown (McNally.) This "story of a rifle" then follows McAdams' pursuit, and the rifle as it changes hands, until a final showdown and shoot-out on a rocky mountain precipice
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
A woman called Moses( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War. To those she helped get to the Promised Land, she became known as Moses
The Waltons( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family
The Waltons( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
Broken arrow by Delmer Daves( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom believes the Apaches are treated unfairly. After befriending their leader Cochise and arranging a truce, he is called upon by an Army General to negotiate a government peace treaty, but later is the target of a renegade ambush
Scarecrow by Robin Hathaway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a 17th century Massachusetts town, a scarecrow is magically transformed into a man and charged with the mission of destroying true love
The Waltons( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
The Reivers by Mark Rydell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on William Faulkner's warm, humorous, poignant story about a the advent of the automobile, a horse race and a boy's loss of innocence during an great adventure in the early 1900's South
The Waltons( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through tests, tears, and triumphs as a fire drives the Waltons from their home, John-Boy becomes a scriptwriter, Mary Ellen applies to nursing school, and Jim-Bob discovers a fact about his birth, all while Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world
The Waltons by Michael Learned( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. This season is a big year for welcomes-- welcome back to John-Boy, visiting from New York, and to Grandma, finally home from the hospital. And welcome to the family for Mary Ellen and Curt's baby boy, John Curtis. But all that joy is set against the tragedy of events in the outside world. As the fall of 1939 turns into the spring of 1940, war rages in Europe-- and the Waltons are soon caught in its chilling grasp. Curt is called up for duty, soldiers train on Walton property, the first local enlistee dies, and British children flee the Blitz for the safety of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Depression is ending-- but even tougher times lie ahead
Seconds( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
Napoleon and Samantha( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young children suddenly find themselves in charge of a gentle, aging circus lion. However, when they are threatened with being split up by stern authorities, the trio embarks on a perilous journey across the wilds of the American Northwest
The Waltons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In this season, The Blue Ridge chronicle hits the streets, with publisher John-Boy covering everything from a local break-in (Ben is among the suspects) to his eyewitness account of the crash of the Hindenburg; Mary Ellen becomes the first Walton child to marry; Jason works in a honkytonk; Grandma has a set-to with the minister
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to escape his dreary, dead-end life, an aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into a handsome, young man, he begins a jet-set existence among a shadowy community of similar "reborns." But his heady exhilaration spirals into a heart-stopping terror as he discovers that his newly purchased life carries a terrifying price
Intruder in the dust by Prod Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who shot Vinson Gowrie in the back? The jailhouse at Jefferson, Mississippi, may not hold the actual killer, but it does have the suspect an angry lynch mob wants: Lucas Beauchamp, who has long refused to exhibit the obsequious attitude expected of black people in Jefferson
 
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Jeremiah Johnson
Alternative Names
Geer, William Aughe 1902-1978

Ghere, William

Ghere, William, 1902-1978

Ghere, William Auge 1902-1978

Ghere, William Aughe, 1902-1978

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ویل قیر

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Languages
English (234)

French (14)

German (6)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (1)

Basque (1)

Covers
Advise & consentThe WaltonsThe ReiversSeconds