Wise, Robert 1914-2005
Most widely held works about Robert Wise
Most widely held works by Robert Wise
West Side story ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 2,622 libraries worldwide
This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets.
Citizen Kane ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,479 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: The story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon whose life is investigated by a magazine reporter trying to discover the meaning of Kane's dying word: "Rosebud".
The sound of music ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 2,326 libraries worldwide
As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children.
West side story ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,069 libraries worldwide
A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City.
The day the earth stood still ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary (Michael Rennie) it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one young woman and her son befriend him and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction.
The sound of music ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to 7 children of an autocratic ex-naval captain. Her charm wins over the rebellious children and the unbending captain.
The day the Earth stood still ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramifications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late.
Star trek the motion picture ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
When an unidentified alien destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew return to the newly-transformed U.S.S. Enterprise to stop the alien intruder on its flight toward Earth.
The Day the earth stood still by Robert Wise ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and French and held by 952 libraries worldwide
A visitor from outer space comes with the warning that unless war is abolished, Earth will be destroyed by the more advanced planets of the universe.
The Andromeda strain ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 831 libraries worldwide
A remote village in New Mexico is contaminated by a crashed satellite. Scientists fight the clock trying to analyze the lethal organism and discover a solution.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria, the spirited young woman who leaves the convent to become a governess to the seven young children of Captain von Trapp, an autocratic widower whose strict household rules leave no room for music or merriment.
The haunting ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Adapted from Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, this psychological thriller tells the story of four people who come to the house to study its supernatural phenomena.
The Sand Pebbles ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 708 libraries worldwide
A U.S. gunboat cruises China's Yangtze River in 1926, witnessing the awakening of a bloody revolution.
Run silent, run deep ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet.
The set-up ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time.
My favorite wife ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
A funny thing happens to Nick on his way to his honeymoon suite. He meets his wife. No, not his bride. He meets the wife that was lost at sea seven years ago and presumed dead.
Cat People The curse of the Cat People ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Cat People: A woman fears that an ancient curse will be transform her into a panther if aroused to passion, anger, or jealousy.
Born to kill by Robert Wise ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
A classic film noir featuring a cold-hearted killer named Sam Wild who kills two innocent people and actively pursues the woman who finds the bodies, all while being married to the woman's half-sister.
The desert rats ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history.
Executive suite ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle.
Alien films Austria Biographical films Citizen Kane (Motion picture) Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired First loves Gangs Hearst, William Randolph,--1863-1951 Historical films History Horror films Human-alien encounters Human beings Immigrants Kirk, James T. (Fictitious character) Life on other planets Love Man-woman relationships Mothers and sons Musical films Musical films Musicals Nature--Effect of human beings on Newspaper publishing New York (State) Publishers and publishing Romance films Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare, William) Science fiction films Science fiction films Spock (Fictitious character) Star Trek films Thrillers (Motion pictures) Trapp Family Singers United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Welles, Orson,--1915-1985 Wise, Robert,--1914-2005 Women scientists World War (1939-1945)
Wise, Bobby 1914-2005
Wise, Rob, 1914-2005
Wise, Robert 1914-2005
Wise, Robert E. 1914-2005
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