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Wood, Sam 1883-1949

Overview
Works: 269 works in 946 publications in 11 languages and 13,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager , fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sam Wood
 
Most widely held works by Sam Wood
A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

74 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

95 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories
The Pride of the Yankees( Visual )

25 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lou Gehrig, the Yank's great first baseman and the son of poor immigrants, rose to heights of baseball fame -- only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness known as ALS
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big horse race. The doctor runs into some problems. The doctor runs a high priced clinic for the well-off who do not have a clue that he has a degree in Veterinary Medicine
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

101 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,192 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
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

52 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
Kings Row( Visual )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Chicago White sox pitcher, Monty Stratton. Stratton suffers a devastating hunting accident which leads to the amputation of one leg. Learning to walk with an artificial limb, he struggles to resume his career
Kitty Foyle : the natural history of a woman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kitty, a working-class girl, endures the rejection of Philadelphia society, makes her own way as a single woman, and ultimately chooses between an unmarried arrangement with Main Line scion Wynnewood Strafford VI or marriage to a struggling physician
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Command decision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
Saratoga trunk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful Clio Dulaine arrives in her New Orleans birthplace with one goal: to exact revenge on her father's family, who exiled Clio and her mother to Paris years earlier. She meets a Texas gambler, Clint Maroon, who is also looking for revenge on the railroad baron who ruined his father. The two schemers scrap and spar through a tale of blackmail, lies, high finance, and sudden disaster before they finally come together"--Container
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
Kitty Foyle : the natural history of a woman by Sam Wood( Visual )

25 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An independent career woman's life becomes complicated when she becomes involved with two men-- one a wealthy Bostonian playboy, and the other a poor doctor
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Beyond the rocks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script
Heartbeat( Visual )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a lady pickpocket attaining her place in society after falling in love with a diplomat--Container
The pride of the Yankees( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving, true story of New York Yankee immortal Lou Gehrig, the southpaw slugger who rose to the very top of the sport, only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness
Casanova Brown( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is about to get married when he receives a cryptic note from another woman saying to go to the maternity hospital in Chicago to see a certain doctor. He has some obvious conclusions as to why and has two women fighting for him
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long considered one of the great 'lost' films from the Hollywood golden age, it was amazingly discovered by the Nederlands Filmmuseum in 2005. It's a roller-coaster ride through the English countryside, Swiss Alps, Paris, London, and the Sahara!
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A night at the operaThe Marx Brothers collection
Alternative Names
Grosvenor Wood, Samuel 1883-1949

Sam Wood Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sam Wood réalisateur américain

Sam Wood regista statunitense

Sam Wood US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Wood Samuel Grosvenor

Wood Samuel Grosvenor 1883-1949

Σαμ Γουντ

Сем Вуд

Сэм Вуд

סם ווד

סם ווד שחקן אמריקאי

سام وود

سم وود فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

სემ ვუდი

우드, 샘 1883-1949

サム・ウッド

山姆·伍特

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Our townKings RowCommand decisionThe Marx Brothers collectionKitty Foyle : the natural history of a womanGreatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride