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Brennan, Walter 1894-1974

Works: 860 works in 1,984 publications in 7 languages and 29,715 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  War films  Action and adventure 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
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Walter Brennan
Red River by Howard Hawks( Visual )

70 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,161 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 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Chance arrests a gunslinger for a brutal murder. The outlaw's brother, the most powerful rancher in the area, tries gunman tactics to free the jailed killer before the U.S. marshall arrives
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

58 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

66 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,794 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
The Pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )

34 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,748 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
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

42 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 1,687 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 1,212 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 )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary
Support your local sheriff! by James Garner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranger wanders into a Gold Rush town and ends up becoming sheriff
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member 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
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A loner and his sidekick, who figure to get rich quick by selling a herd of cattle at a fancy price during the gold rush of the Yukon Territory, are soon caught up in a conflict with the local self-appointed lawman and claim-jumping henchmen
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

78 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired ranger and his three aged pals try 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 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prague 1942. Following the assassination of Nazi "Reich Protector" Heydrich, Masha Novotny, a professor's daughter, hides the culprit in her parents' apartment. When the Gestapo take 400 people hostage in retaliation, Masha's father is among those arrested. The assassin, surgeon Dr. Svoboda, manages to escape. As they search for him the Gestapo also train their sights on Masha
The gnome-mobile by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and French and held by 542 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 )

25 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 534 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 )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 524 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 486 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 )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 427 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 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Kenneth Roberts' best-seller, legendary filmmaker King Vidor tells the story of true-life explorer Major Robert Rogers (Tracy), intrepid leader of the celebrated Rogers' Rangers fighting force that took on one of the most challenging expeditions in military history, fighting against the British during the French and Indian War
Tammy and the bachelor ; Tammy tell me true ; Tammy and the doctor( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 337 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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Brenan, Walter 1894-1974

Brennan, Arthur 1894-1974

Brennan, Walter Andrew

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Бреннан, Уолтер, 1894-1974.

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Sergeant YorkTo have and have notJohn Ford's My darling ClementineBad day at Black RockFuryThe WesternerThe story of Vernon and Irene Castle