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Keighley, William 1889-1984

Overview
Works: 250 works in 559 publications in 4 languages and 7,657 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Comedy films  History  Romantic comedy films  Prison films  Film noir  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Host, Author, Performer, Restager , Film editor, fmd, Composer, Producer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William Keighley
 
Most widely held works by William Keighley
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

85 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley( Visual )

19 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and German and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain( Visual )

22 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in London in 1537, a prince and a poor boy exchange places with each other and encounter difficulties as a result of mistaken identity
The green pastures by Emmylou Harris( Visual )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of biblical stories is told from an African American perspective
"G" men by William Keighley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney plays a FBI agent in this punchy hot-off-the-presses account of the pursuit and capture of John Dillinger
The fighting 69th( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
Bullets or ballots by William Keighley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall
The street with no name by William Keighley( Visual )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The FBI goes undercover to catch a cold-hearted murderer of a housewife and a bank guard, killed with the same gun, yet with no connection between the victims
Each dawn I die( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A muckraking reporter is framed for murder and sent to a particularly brutal prison
The bride came C.O.D.( Visual )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten dollars a pound is the going rate for freight, so charter pilot Steve Collins figures he's owed $1,150, cash on delivery. His cargo is Joan Winfield, an heiress whose elopement with a musician is kiboshed when Steve kidnaps her so he can return her to her irate papa
Varsity show( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway impresario Chuck Daly has suffered through a string of flops. But the kids at his alma mater don't know that. They're counting on Chuck to turn their varsity show hash into a smash! Dick Powell leads an A+ cast of coed cuties and BMOC, including film-debuting sisters Priscilla and Rosemary Lane and fluty-voiced comic character Sterling Holloway, in this exhuberant college musical
Torrid zone( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Case knows only one man who can shape up his troubled banana-republic plantation--fireball foreman Nick Butler. However, Nick is a little distracted when he meets a woman who can hold her own at a card table, especially if she's dealing
Rocky mountain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1865, Robert E. Lee, in a last-ditch bid to turn the tide of the Civil War, wants the West. Lafe Barstow's task is to get it. He leads a band of Confederates to California to enlist insurrectionists. But another war comes to a head in the West. Marauding Shoshones may prove to be an even fiercer foe than the Union Army
George Washington slept here( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screen adaptation of the Broadway hit about a city-dwelling family that buys a Pennsylvania farmhouse
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
Greatest gangster films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White heat: Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma, ' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant--www.imdb.com
Robert Louis Stevenson's The Master of Ballantrae( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Jamie Durisdeer, a heroic Highlander-turned-pirate
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling romantic lover Don Juan is sent back to Spain in disgrace, where he discovers the oppression of the people and wins the heart of the queen; set in seventeenth-century England, a surgeon becomes a pirate after he is arrested and condemned to slavery for caring for a rebel against the king; Lord Robin of Locksley protects the Saxon peasants from the Norman lords and wins the heart of Maid Marian; in the days when England controlled the seas, the Sea Hawk lay in wait, ready to attack the Spanish Armada and treasure ships
The Master of Ballantrae( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story and adventures of a heroic Highlander who turns pirate
Ladies they talk about by MGM/UA( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is in prison for her role in a bank heist, where a reformer falls in love with her. When her "partners" are killed in a jailbreak attempt that she's involved in, she thinks that he is the one who tipped off the authorities. But she learns to trust his love for her, and eventually returns his love and leaves her past behind. Pre-Hollywood Production Code women's prison picture
 
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Keighley, William Jackson 1889-1984

Keighly, William 1889-1984

William Keighley acteur américain

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William Keighley Amerikaans acteur en regisseur

William Keighley attore teatrale e regista cinematografico statunitense

William Keighley US-amerikanischer Regisseur

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وليام كيلي

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The man who came to dinnerThe green pastures"G" menEach dawn I dieThe bride came C.O.D.Greatest gangster films collection