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Watson, Minor 1889-1965

Overview
Works: 64 works in 96 publications in 1 language and 4,106 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Sports films  Humor  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Woman of the year by George Stevens ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 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
The Jackie Robinson story ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jackie Robinson story details the heroic struggles and triumphs of the first black player in the Major Leagues
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member 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 365 WorldCat member 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 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chan battles an entire conspiracy filled with multiple murders - wherein the prime suspect seems to have committed crimes in three places at once"--Container
Guadalcanal diary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
Gentleman Jim by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member 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
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam's Rib: Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband
Abe Lincoln in Illinois ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Abraham Lincoln, describing his years as a shopkeeper and postmaster, his years on the prairie when he was ridden by doubts and fears, his hesitant candidacy for the Illinois legislature, his tragic love affair, his years as a taciturn lawyer, and his martyred acceptance of the nomination for President of the United States
Ten wanted men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scott stars as Arizona rancher John Stewart, who is determined to rule his vast empire with strongwilled integrity. Stewart meets opposition, however, from a local landowner who prefers the persuasive power of the pistol to the letter of the law. Suddenly, Stewart is forced to defend himself and the woman he loves against his opponent's renegades who are determined to ransack the town
A southern Yankee by Edward Sedgwick ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member 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
To the shores of Tripoli ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sergeant Dixie Smith has more raw recruits to turn into Marines. One of them is cocky Chris Winters, the son of an officer. Chris is hot after the major's niece. His attitude problem puts him in a position to redeem himself with D-Day fast approaching
The life of Jackie Robinson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member 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 16 WorldCat member 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 )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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 15 WorldCat member 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
Jackie & Joe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical pictures, one about Jackie Robinson's life and role in baseball, and the other about Joe Louis and his boxing career
Leo McCarey's My son John ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This drama chronicles the attempts of two all-American parents to save their son from the temptations of communism
American sports legends ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoosiers by - ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pride of the Yankees: Traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball Hall of Fame player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his athletic childhood in New York to his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939
 
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