WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Pat 1899-1983

Overview
Works: 255 works in 561 publications in 7 languages and 10,449 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Comedy films  Prison films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Commentator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Pat O'Brien, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Pat O'Brien
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. Jerry Connelly, the parish priest, sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence
The wind at my back; the life and times of Pat O'Brien by Pat O'Brien ( Book )
7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knute Rockne, All American ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse. But victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
The last hurrah ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Skeffington, the political boss of a New England town, fights his last campaign. This flavorful melodrama is based on Edwin O'Connor's novel of politics, loosely patterned after the life of Boston's Mayor Curley
The front page ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earle Williams, a convict about to be executed, escapes, throwing the Criminal Court Building into chaos. Newspaper reporters attempt to "scoop" the story by holding Williams in a roll top desk in the press room
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 437 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
The fighting 69th ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 276 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
American madness ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
San Quentin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What happens during the long years spent behind the walls of San Quentin? The new yard captain wants to make those years a time of rehabilitation rather than punishment, but not everyone is buying it
The woman destroyed by Simone de Beauvoir ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These three long stories draw us into the lives of three women, all past their first youth, all facing unexpected crises. In the title story, the heroine's serenity is shattered when she learns that her husband is having an affair. In "The Age of Discretion," a successful, happily married professor finds herself increasingly distressed by her son's absorption in his young wife and her worldly values. In "The Monologue," a rich, spoiled woman, home alone on New Year's Eve, pours out a lifetime's rage and frustration in a harrowing diatribe. -- Back cover
The premiere Frank Capra collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
The boy with green hair by Joseph Losey ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young child sits quietly at the police station, unwilling to answer questions about himself or how he lost his hair. But when he finds out that his parents are killed in an air raid, his hair turns green. While the townspeople label him as an outcast, fellow war orphans stand behind him, encouraging Peter to turn his green hair into a symbol of the futility of war
Torrid zone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 147 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
The decade you were born ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over-the-Hill Gang: 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. Bonanza: When an Indian saves Ben Cartwright's life, Ben later gives the man and his family a few acres of farmland without realizing the land is next to a racist farmer
Hell's house ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When orphaned Jimmy Mason is taken in by his Aunt Emma and Uncle Henry, he meets their boarder Matt Kelly, who impresses the young man with his boastful swagger and alleged political connections, although in reality he's a bootlegger. The boy's life is disrupted when, as one of Kelly's hired hands, he refuses to identify his boss during a police raid and is sentenced to three years of hard labor in reform school
Bombshell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen siren Lola Burns is fed up with the scandalous stories her publicist, Space Hanlon puts out, the endless arguments on the sets of her films and her family's constant drain on her money and peace of mind. Her attempts to get married, adopt a baby and quit the business altogether are constantly thwarted, unbeknownst to her, by Space, who is secretly in love with her
Ring of fear ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Clyde Beatty Circus seems jinxed, falling victim again and again to apparent accidents which are actually the acts of a murderous saboteur. Mystery writer Mickey Spillane comes to the scene to solve the cases
Flirtation walk ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Army private has an ill-fated romance with the general's daughter. When he goes off to West Point, she finds her way back into his life
Babe Ruth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film biography of George Herman "Babe" Ruth, on and off the baseball field. From orphan to legend, Babe Ruth created a tradition that was purely American. Considered the greatest baseball player ever, his legacy raised the sport from its lowest depths tit is highest heights. But Babe was more than baseball; he represented America at her best. As his greatness has surpassed even his major league records, set in the 1920s, Babe Ruth has become a folk hero of the 20th century
 
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Alternative Names
O'Brien Pat J. 1899-1983
O'Brien, William Joseph Patrick, 1899-1983
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