WorldCat Identities

Holden, William 1918-1981

Overview
Works: 457 works in 1,857 publications in 7 languages and 38,139 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Film noir  Biography  Disaster films  Fiction  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Creator, Author, Speaker, Other, 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 Pierre Boulle( Visual )

104 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 4,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese 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 )

89 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 3,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Network by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

81 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,973 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 )

78 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,827 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 young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

112 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David and Linus are brothers running the family corporation. When the chauffeur's daughter comes back from Paris she finds she has the attention of David, whom she has always liked, but starts to fall in love with Linus. Includes bonus features
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )

59 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,752 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 )

41 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,259 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( Visual )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,157 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 )

32 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,094 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 Henry King( Visual )

33 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American 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
Our town by Sam Wood( Visual )

72 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of life, love and death in a New England town at the turn of the century, from the stage play by Thornton Wilder
The bridges at Toko-ri( Visual )

24 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 806 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 )

21 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 778 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
Paris when it sizzles by Richard Quine( Visual )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter with a three-day deadline for a script asks a secretary to help concoct ideas
Sunset Blvd( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parodying the 007 Bond films, Sellers stars as a baccarat player recruited by the agency to impersonate the aging spy in an effort to destroy SMERSH
Damien, Omen II by Don Taylor( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 434 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. 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
Executive suite by Robert Wise( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle
Golden boy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and gifted violinist earns money for his education by prizefighting
 
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Stalag 17
Alternative Names
Beeddle Jr., William Franklin, 1918-1981

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, 1918-1981

Holden, William

Uilyam Holden

Viljams Holdens amerikāņu aktieris

William Franklin Beedle

William Holden acteur amricain

William Holden aktor amerykański

William Holden Amerikaans acteur

William Holden Amerikaanse akteur

William Holden amerikansk skdespelare

William Holden amerikansk skodespelar

William Holden amerikansk skuespiller

William Holden attore statunitense

William Holden US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

William Holden yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

Γουίλιαμ Χόλντεν

Вилијам Холден

Вільям Холден

Уилям Холдън

Ўільям Голдэн

Уільям Холдэн

Холден, Уильям

Ուիլյամ Հոլդեն

ויליאם הולדן

وليام هولدين

ويليام هولدن

ویلیام هولدن بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلیام ھۆڵدن

ವಿಲಿಯಮ್ ಹೋಲ್ಡನ್

วิลเลียม โฮลเดน

უილიამ ჰოლდენი

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威廉荷頓

威廉荷頓

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The wild bunchStalag 17The horse soldiersOur townThe bridges at Toko-riParis when it sizzlesGolden boy