Watson, Minor 1889-1965
Most widely held works about Minor Watson
Most widely held works by Minor Watson
Woman of the year ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
In this hilarious excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other.
They died with their boots on ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
This is the story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation which wants the land Custer gave to the Indians.
Kings Row ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again.
Charlie Chan in Paris ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
"Chan battles an entire conspiracy - filled with multiple murders - wherein the prime suspect appears to have committed crimes in three places at once!"--Container.
The Jackie Robinson story ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
The Jackie Robinson story details the heroic struggles and triumphs of the first black player in the Major Leagues.
The Jackie Robinson story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A biographical picture about Jackie Robinson's life and role in baseball.
Guadalcanal diary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific.
Gentleman Jim ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Boxer James J. Corbett, the bank clerk turned World Champion who elevated boxing from bare-knuckled brawling to the sport of skill it is today.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to the presidency in 1860. Includes his first love with Ann Rutledge, his marriage to Mary Todd, his early law practice, and his debates with Stephen Douglas.
A southern Yankee ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Red Skelton plays a feather-brained bellboy who takes on the identity of a Confederate spy and conveys false maps and instructions to deceive the Confederate forces.
The life of Jackie Robinson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
This vintage film biography of Jackie Robinson traces his career from the Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues, and of course, he was the first to break the "color line" in major league baseball.
The Jackie Robinson Story Sanders of the river ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Jackie Robinson story is a dramatized account of Robinson's journey through the Jim Crow sports establishment to baseball's major leagues.
Urban sports legends ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"The Jackie Robinson story": Robinson endures racial slurs and threats to become not only the first black ballplayer in the major leagues, but one of its greatest. "The Joe Louis story": Follows the career of Joe Lewis from his early days in boxing to his ill-fated comeback attempt against Rocky Marciano. "It's good to be alive": The heroic story of baseball great Roy Campanella's recovery from a crippling car accident.
The Jackie Robinson story The Joe Louis story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Jackie Robinson story: Jackie Robinson plays himself in this dramatization of his baseball career. The Joe Louis story: A dramatization of the boxing legend's rise and famous fight with Max Schelling.
Leo McCarey's My son John ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
This drama chronicles the attempts of two all-American parents to save their son from the temptations of communism.
Hopalong Cassidy. [Disc 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Hopalong Cassidy and his trusty stallion, Topper, rode into the hearts of millions in the 1940s as the good-guy of the West. Follow Hopalong and his Bar 20 Ranch gang as they wrangle with the outlaws.
Hoosiers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Hoosiers: A basketball coach with a checkered past becomes the new coach of the underdog high school basketball team in a 1951 sleepy Indiana farm town, using methods that infuriate the townspeople.
Legends of baseball America's pastime ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Story of baseball player Lou Gehrig, who rose from a poor immigrant to the top of his field, only to be overcome by Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The angels wash their faces ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Bright victory ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure films African American baseball players African Americans Amputees Baseball films Baseball films Baseball players Biographical films Biographical films Biography Boxers (Sports) Boxing Boxing films Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character) Charlie Chan films Chinese Americans Comedy films Community life Corbett, James J.,--1866-1933 Counterfeits and counterfeiting Custer, George A.--1839-1876 Detective and mystery films Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films France--Paris Friendship Guadalcanal, Battle of (Solomon Islands : 1942-1943) History Little Bighorn, Battle of the (Montana : 1876) Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Missouri Montana Murder--Investigation Private investigators Robinson, Jackie,--1919-1972 Romantic comedy films Solomon Islands Solomon Islands--Guadalcanal Sports films Sports films Sullivan, John Lawrence,--1858-1918 United States United States.--Marine Corps Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films World War (1939-1945)