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Holden, William 1918-1981

Overview
Works: 635 works in 2,677 publications in 6 languages and 39,805 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Comedy films  Film noir  Western films  Romance films  Drama  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author, Costume designer, Creator, Speaker, Singer, Former owner, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William Holden
 
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The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

135 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,229 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. Rated PG
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

124 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,455 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 )

101 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television newscaster's mental breakdown turns him into a celebrity when the network tries to profit from his illness
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

20 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 2,639 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 )

113 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy in which 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 )

81 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

111 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

61 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 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
Picnic by Joshua Logan( Visual )

43 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 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
Born yesterday by George Cukor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire junk dealer arranges for his unsophisticated girlfriend to take a course in "culture."
The horse soldiers by John Ford( Visual )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and German and held by 942 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
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

132 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A harsh look at Hollywood in which an aging silent-movie queen makes a tragic attempt to return to stardom
Paris when it sizzles by Richard Quine( Visual )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter with a three-day deadline for a script asks a secretary to help concoct ideas
The bridges at Toko-ri( Visual )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 795 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 )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 580 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 534 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 20TH CENTURY FOX( Visual )

36 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 448 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
Damien, Omen II by Don Taylor( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 421 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
Executive suite by Robert Wise( Visual )

17 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle
 
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Beeddle Jr., William Franklin, 1918-1981

Beedle, William, 1918-1981

Beedle, William Francis junior 1918-1981

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