WorldCat Identities

Holden, William 1918-1981

Overview
Works: 672 works in 3,056 publications in 6 languages and 40,885 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Western films  Comedy films  Film noir  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Contributor, Speaker, Singer, Former owner, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

155 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the hapanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

133 editions published between 1969 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,446 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 )

117 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 2,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical look at the politics and power-struggles of television executives as network news anchorman Howard Beale (Finch) turns the tables on the "ratings". He goes from dispassionate newscaster to national folk hero with his famous battle cry, "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!" Faye Dunaway is the vicious Vice President of Programming. William Holden is the News Division President. Robert Duvall is the cold hatchet man for the corporation
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

25 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,526 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. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

153 editions published between 1954 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,298 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 )

90 editions published between 1952 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of American G.I.s in a POW camp suspect a spy is among them
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( Visual )

60 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,290 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
Sunset Boulevard by Weideer( Visual )

145 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A harsh look at Hollywood in which an aging silent-movie queen makes a tragic attempt to return to stardom
Born yesterday by George Cukor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt millionaire hires a journalist to educate his "dumb blonde" girlfriend, with surprising results
Our Town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

102 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. We see birth, life and death in this small community, based on a Thornton Wilder play
The horse soldiers by John Ford( Visual )

42 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 974 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
Paris when it sizzles by Richard Quine( Visual )

46 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter with a three-day deadline for a script asks a secretary to help concoct ideas
Picnic by Joshua Logan( Visual )

50 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 855 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
The bridges at Toko-ri by Valentine Davies( Visual )

31 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masterful story of a war-weary World War II veteran who must leave his family to fight again
The country girl by George Seaton( Visual )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 800 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
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 572 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
Love is a many-splendored thing( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 516 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
Love is a many-splendored thing by Henry King( Visual )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 462 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 world of Suzie Wong by Richard Quine( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 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
Damien, Omen II by Don Taylor( Visual )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years have passed since Damien engineered the deaths of Ambassador Thorn and his wife. Damien leaves London to live with his uncle (William Holden) and his wife (Lee Grant), who have no inkling who, or what Damien really is
 
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Alternative Names
Beeddle Jr., William Franklin

Beedle, William 1918-1981

Beedle, William Francis 1918-1981 junior

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

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Uilyam Holden

Viljams Holdens amerikāņu aktieris

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Γουίλιαμ Χόλντεν

Вилијам Холден

Вільям Холден американський актор

Уильям Холден

Уилям Холдън

Ўільям Голдэн

Уільям Холдэн

Холден Уильям

Холден, Уильям 1918-1981

Ուիլյամ Հոլդեն

ויליאם הולדן שחקן אמריקאי

وليام هولدين

ويليام هولدن ممثل أمريكي

ویلیام هولدن بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلیام ھۆڵدن

উইলিয়াম হোল্ডেন মার্কিন অভিনেতা

ವಿಲಿಯಮ್ ಹೋಲ್ಡನ್

วิลเลียม โฮลเดน

უილიამ ჰოლდენი

윌리엄 홀든 미국의 배우

ウィリアム・ホールデン

威廉·霍尔登

威廉·荷頓

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