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Brennan, Walter 1894-1974

Works: 873 works in 2,043 publications in 7 languages and 30,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Action and adventure films  War films  Biographical films  Historical films  Film noir  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer, Singer, Contributor, Speaker, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Walter Brennan
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Red River by Coleen Gray( Visual )

72 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,141 WorldCat member 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
Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks( Visual )

57 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On one side is an army of gunmen dead-set on springing a murderous cohort from jail. On the other is Sheriff John T. Chance and his two deputies: one a recovering drunkard, the other a crippled codger. Also in their ragtag ranks are an unseasoned, trigger-happy youth and a woman with a past-- and her eye on Chance
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

67 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member 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
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

61 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tennessee went on to besome World War I's most acclaimed hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
The Pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )

34 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,743 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
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

45 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

104 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher 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 and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero, but he 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
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town that possesses a terrible past it wants to keep secret
Support your local sheriff! by James Garner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethical young man is forced to confront his own morality after he becomes a victim of vigilantism
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Dawson, Yukon Territory mining camps
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

81 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired ranger and his three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

35 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member 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 gnome-mobile by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and French and held by 540 WorldCat member 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 Westerner by Gary Cooper( Visual )

27 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member 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 story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member 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
John Ford's My darling Clementine( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly Arizona town of Tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman Doc Holliday. Though initially at cross-purposes, the pair ultimately team up to confront the violent Clanton gang
Northwest Passage by King Vidor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member 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
Tammy and the bachelor ; Tammy tell me true ; Tammy and the doctor( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy and the bachelor: As a little Mississippi riverboat girl, Tammy falls in love with a wealthy southern gentleman after she and her rascally grandfather rescue him from a plane crash -- Tammy tell me true: The adventures of Tammy continue in college, where the worldly-wise small-town gal helps a broken-hearted artist paint a happy future, teaches a haughty heiress that the Golden Rule is more precious than gold, and finds true love with a shy, handsome young professor -- Tammy and the doctor: Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner
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To have and have not
To have and have notSergeant YorkJohn Ford's My darling ClementineBad day at Black RockFuryThe WesternerThe story of Vernon and Irene Castle
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Бреннан, Уолтер, 1894-1974.

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