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Holden, William 1918-1981

Overview
Works: 761 works in 2,414 publications in 8 languages and 39,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Spy films  Film noir  Western films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Editor, Creator, Other, Speaker, Printer, Contributor, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Holden
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

118 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 4,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

106 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train
Network by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

110 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

105 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance, setting tragedy into motion
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

127 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family returns from Paris and dazzles the family's two sons
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )

66 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of American G.I.s in a POW camp suspect a spy is among them. Includes new bonus features
Our Town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

104 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century, concentrating on a young married couple
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( Visual )

44 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
Born yesterday by George Cukor( Visual )

23 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt millionaire junk dealer, embarrassed by his girlfriend's lack of social sophistication, arranges to have her trained in a crash course in "culture." He is surprised and outraged when after becoming aware of her role as pawn in his crooked business deals, she refuses to cooperate
The horse soldiers by Fu te( Visual )

45 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Marlowe is in command of a motley assortment of 1200 Union volunteers whose task-- and apparent suicide mission-- is to infiltrate 300 miles of Southern territory and destroy the most strategic rail route in the Confederacy. Marlowe's life is complicated by his ferocious running feud with the company's surgeon, Major Kendall
Picnic by Joshua Logan( Visual )

36 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story covers one Labor Day week-end in a small Kansas town, and tells about the impact a virile drifter has on the lives of several women in town
Love is a many-splendored thing by Suyin Han( Visual )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
The bridges at Toko-ri by Mark Robson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masterful story of a war-weary World War II veteran who must leave his family to fight again
Paris when it sizzles by Richard Quine( Visual )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and French and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter with a three-day deadline for a script asks a secretary to help concoct ideas
The country girl by George Seaton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Elgin is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. His long suffering wife, Georgie, and their marriage is put to the test. Frank is desperate to make a come back and Bernie Dodd is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Georgie is both weary of her husband's weaknesses and Dodd's motives. When Georgie appears to be dragging Frank down, Bernie tries to force her to leave
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof, the heads of the allied spy forces call Sir James Bond out of retirement to fight the power of SMERSH
Damien, Omen II by Don Taylor( Visual )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years have passed since Damien engineered the deaths of Ambassador Thorn and his In, or what Damien really is. A shipment of artifacts dug up in Israel contains a clue to Damient's identity. But before the artifacts can be examined, Damien himself comes into a bit of knowledge
The world of Suzie Wong by Xun Mei( Visual )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Lomax, who aspires to follow his passion to paint and having quit his architectural profession, lands in Hong Kong. On the ferry he meets a young girl Suzie Wong who lies that she is from a wealthy family but actually is working as a "Wan Chai girl" in the Wan Chai district on Hong Kong island. Lomax may have an opportunity to be the husband of a Hong Kong banker's daughter, but he chooses to be with Suzie Wong. Some street and harbour scenes of Hong Kong in the late 1950s are captured on film in colour
Golden boy by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and gifted violinist earns money for his education by prizefighting
 
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Alternative Names
Beeddle Jr., William Franklin, 1918-1981

Beedle, William, 1918-1981

Beedle, William Francis junior 1918-1981

Beedle, William Franklin.

Beedle, William Franklin 1918-1981

Beedle, William Franklin, Jr.

Beedle, William Franklin, Jr., 1918-1981

Gulielmus Holden

Holden, Bill, 1918-1981

Holden, William

Uilyam Holden

Viljams Holdens amerikāņu aktieris

William Holden acteur américain

William Holden aktor amerykański

William Holden Amerikaans acteur

William Holden Amerikaanse akteur

William Holden Amerikano nga aktor

William Holden amerikansk skådespelare

William Holden amerikansk skodespelar

William Holden amerikansk skuespiller

William Holden attore statunitense

William Holden US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

William Holden yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλιαμ Χόλντεν

Вилијам Холден

Вільям Холден

Уилям Холдън

Ўільям Голдэн

Уільям Холдэн

Холден, Уильям

Ուիլյամ Հոլդեն

ויליאם הולדן

وليام هولدين

ويليام هولدن ممثل أمريكي

ویلیام هولدن بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلیام ھۆڵدن

ವಿಲಿಯಮ್ ಹೋಲ್ಡನ್

วิลเลียม โฮลเดน

უილიამ ჰოლდენი

윌리엄 홀든

ウィリアム・ホールデン

威廉·荷頓

威廉荷頓

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The wild bunchStalag 17Our TownThe horse soldiersThe bridges at Toko-riParis when it sizzlesThe world of Suzie WongGolden boy