WorldCat Identities

Wellman, William A. 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 387 works in 1,498 publications in 8 languages and 19,130 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  War films  Western films  Musical films  Crime films  Gangster films  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Conceptor, fmd, Film editor, Performer, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

89 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Wings by William Wellman( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two men who have gone to war and the girl they both leave behind
A star is born by William A Wellman( Visual )

131 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results
The Ox-Bow incident( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and French and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

133 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman diagnosed with "radium poisoning" is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it all turns into a publicity hoax
A star is born( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commercial airliner develops engine trouble while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The pilot panics, so it is up to the washed-up co-pilot to get the plane down safely
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of soldiers through the Battle of the Bulge
The Ox-Bow incident by William A Wellman( Visual )

46 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and Hebrew and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy is unable to prevent three wandering travellers from being unjustly lynched for murder
Beau Geste by William Wellman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Roxie Hart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
The call of the wild by William A Wellman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and German and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Thornton is an adventurer who travels the Yukon in search of gold. Whe he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog with the strenght of his part-wolf ancestry, Jack's luck changes. A winning $1,000 bet on Buck's stamina is only the first of the rewards that his friendship with the canine will bring. When the pair, along with Jack's friend Shorty, happen upon a woman who's lost her husband in the wild they begin their greatest adventure yet in this rousing tale of camaraderie and adventure"--Container
The Gary Cooper collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
Yellow sky by William A Wellman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of robbers are running from the law, and they find an almost abandoned town. An old prospector and his granddaughter have been living there. Realizing that they have gold, the robbers have a plan of taking it, but one robber turns against them
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: Other men's women: Bill and Jack are railroad men. When Bill comes to stay with Jack and his wife, Bill and Lily fall in love. Jack confronts Bill about his suspicions and the two fight, leaving Jack seriously injured. The purchase price: Joan Gordon is a singer tiring of her relationship with Eddie. She flees to North Dakota to become a mail-order bride. Happiness is threatened by her stubborn husband, a lecherous neighbor and the appearance of Eddie
Westward the women by Robert Taylor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They are rugged pioneers, Indian fighters and brave trailblazers who tame the wild west. These are the women of the great frontier. Buck Wyatt is a tough, experienced scout who leads a wagon train comprised of two ex-show girls, a hearty widow and fifteen men who act as guides. When one of the men disobeys Buck's orders not to fratenize with the ladies, Buck shoots him, causing the others to desert. The determined women insist on going on, learning to ride, shoot and drive mules
Lady of burlesque by William A Wellman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most of the characters are typical burlesque types. The murder weapon offers a surprising element to the plot, a g-string
Blood alley by Billy Al Bengston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American merchant marine captain ferries a group of Chinese refugees down the Yangtze River to escape the Communists
 
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Public enemy
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Nothing sacredWilliam A. Wellman's The high and the mightyBattlegroundBeau GesteRoxie HartThe Gary Cooper collectionForbidden Hollywood collection
Alternative Names
Wellman, Wild Bill

Wellman, Wild Bill 1896-1975

Wellman, William.

Wellman William 1896-1975

Wellman, William 1896-1976

Wellman William A.

Wellman, William A. 1896-1975

Wellman, William A. 1896-1976

Wellman, William A. (William Augustus)

Wellman, William A. (William Augustus), 1896-1975

Wellman, William Augustus

Wellman, William Augustus 1896-1975

William A. Wellman

William A. Wellman Amerikaans filmregisseur

William A. Wellman amerikai rendező, színész, 1896-1975

William A. Wellman pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

William A. Wellman réalisateur américain

William A. Wellman regista statunitense

William A. Wellman US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

William Augustus Wellman

Вільям Веллман

Уэллман, Уильям

Ուիլյամ Ա. Ուելմեն

ויליאם ולמן

ויליאם ולמן שחקן אמריקאי

ويليام آيه. ويلمان

ویلیام ولمان بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

웰먼, 윌리엄 A. 1896-1975

윌리엄 A. 웰먼

ウィリアム・A・ウェルマン

ウェルマン, W. A

ウェルマン, ウィリアム・A

威廉·A·韦尔曼

威廉·惠曼

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