Brennan, Walter 1894-1974
Most widely held works about Walter Brennan
Most widely held works by Walter Brennan
Red River ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,803 libraries worldwide
With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail.
Sergeant York ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting.
The pride of the Yankees ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,268 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 disease known as ALS.
Rio Bravo ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
A Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody.
Bad day at Black Rock ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
A one-armed stranger arrives in a tiny desert town, the locals possessing a dark past they want to keep secret, by any means necessary.
Meet John Doe ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
"John Doe," a genial and aimless tramp, is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero; John Doe clubs are formed and a spontaneous movement begins. John Doe is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power. John Doe's resulting fight for democracy has a timeless, inspiring message for all Americans.
My darling Clementine ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A melodrama which tells of the adventures of Wyatt Earp as marshall of Tombstone, Ariz., and friend, Doc Holliday. The shoot-out at the O.K. Corral leads to the defeat of the Clanton gang.
John Ford's My darling Clementine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral.
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators.
Support your local sheriff ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month.
The far country ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps.
Fury ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder.
Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
In the small Texas town of Rio Bravo, law and order is maintained by three unlikely enforcers: hard-boiled sheriff Chance; former quick draw artist Dude, now gone drunk and disheveled; and the crippled, wisecracking Stumpy, who patrols the jail with a shotgun. The arrest and incarceration of Joe Burdette for murder has set these three at odds with his brother, corrupt and wealthy landowner Nathan Burdette. Nathan assembles a force of hired guns to spring Joe, while Chance enlists hotshot gunslinger Colorado. Complications arise in the form of Feathers -- not the usual saloon floozy but a competent professional gambler accustomed to sparring with men -- who has an eye for Chance.
To have and have not ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
An American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators.
The gnome-mobile ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Jasper, a two foot high gnome, has been searching for a suitable bride to please his 900 year-old grandfather. He gets help from two children after a chance encounter with them in the forest. Trouble ensues when a showman discovers the gnomes and masterminds a kidnapping plot.
The story of Vernon and Irene Castle ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle.
Hangmen also die ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations.
The Westerner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
A wandering cowboy rides into a Texas border town and alone faces the guns of the self-appointed, ruthless men who dispense justice, including the infamous "Judge" Roy Bean.
The over the hill gang ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 297 libraries worldwide
With the help of three "over-the-hill" old pals, a retired Texas Ranger cleans up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff.
Northwest Passage ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 1990 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
An American historical drama about a group of settlers known as Rogers' Rangers--led by Major Rogers (Spencer Tracy)--and the hardships of survival and battles with hostile Indians, they encounter in trying to settle the upper New York state area for their families in the late 1750s and early 1760s.
Action and adventure films Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Argonne, Battle of the (France : 1918) Baseball films Baseball players Biographical films Biography Caribbean Area Comedy films Comedy films Courage Drama DVD-Video discs Earp, Wyatt,--1848-1929 Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired France Frontier and pioneer life Gehrig, Lou,--1903-1941 Law enforcement Man-woman relationships Martinique Murderers New York (State)--New York New York Yankees (Baseball team) Revenge Sheriffs Southwest, New Texas Underground movements, War United States United States--Chisholm Trail United States marshals Veterans Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vigilantes Violence War films War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945) York, Alvin Cullum,--1887-1964 Yukon Territory
Multiple languages (10)
No Linguistic content (8)
Miscellaneous languages (1)