WorldCat Identities

Wood, Sam 1883-1949

Works: 225 works in 1,052 publications in 11 languages and 13,419 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Romance films  Historical films  Epic films  Comedy films  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Performer, fmd, Film editor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sam Wood
A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

84 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,966 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 )

116 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,952 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 by Jo Swerling( Visual )

30 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball Hall of Fame player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his athletic childhood in New York to his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

55 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 4 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 )

106 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century. A boy and girl, children of neighboring parents, fall in love, get married and have a child. Presented are their toils and pleasures, their secret dreams and sorrows
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

59 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys". 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 )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Parris Mitchell, 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 fiancee. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Parris, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
Kitty Foyle : the natural history of a woman by Sam Wood( Visual )

29 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An independent career woman's life becomes complicated when she becomes involved with two men, one married; set in the 1930's
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 509 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
Command decision( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 330 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
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( Visual )

17 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 237 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
Saratoga trunk by Flora Robson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 214 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 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
Heartbeat( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a lady pickpocket attaining her place in society after falling in love with a diplomat--Container
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
Casanova Brown( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 112 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
Hold your man( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby, a cynical blonde who swindles dates, meets her match when con man Eddie walks into her life. She and Eddie fall in love and start partnering up for small-time crimes. But when a routine scheme goes bad, Ruby ends up in a reformatory and is certain that Eddie will desert her. But Ruby soon finds out that she has changed Eddie, more than she could have suspected
Sam Wood's guest wife( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlywed Mary Price (Claudette Colbert) poses as Joe Parker's (Don Ameche) wife to impress his old-fashioned boss, to the chagrin of her husband Christopher (Richard Foran)
Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

4 editions published between 1939 and 2001 in English and French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic romantic drama based on Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning novel set during the American Civil War. Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) often uses men to get what she wants, but is unable to get the one man she truly desires, Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard). She soon meets her match in the roguish Captain Rhett Butler (Clark Gable) and in the war itself which destroys the genteel way of life she has always known. With determination she rebuilds her life from the shattered remains the Union Army leaves behind. Despi
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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



Our townKings RowKitty Foyle : the natural history of a womanCommand decisionThe Marx Brothers collectionGreatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the brideHold your man