WorldCat Identities

Daniels, William 1900-1970

Overview
Works: 188 works in 527 publications in 6 languages and 17,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  History  Western films  Film noir  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Actor, Illustrator, Author, Director, Videographer , Other, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Daniels
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

13 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin's plushest, most expensive hotel is the setting where in the words of Dr. Otternschlag "People come, people go. Nothing ever happens." The doctor is usually drunk so he misses the fact that Baron von Geigern is broke and trying to steal eccentric dancer Grusinskaya's pearls, but ends up stealing her heart instead. Powerful German businessman Preysing brow beats his lowly bookkeeper, Kringelein, but in the end it is Kringelein who holds all the cards. Meanwhile, the Baron also steals the heart of Preysing's mistress, Flaemmchen, but in the end, she doesn't end up with either one of them
Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elwood P. Dowd es un hombre afable, cariñoso y siempre dispuesto a ayudar a los demás. Su único problema es que va a todas partes acompañado por un imaginario conejo gigante al que llama Harvey. La familia de Elwood no sabe qué hacer y opta por llevarlo a un psiquiátrico
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an southern mansion an alcoholic ex-football player, Brick, drinks his days away and bitterly resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. As the recently-gathered family faces the impending death of their patriarch Big Daddy, and battle over the inheritance of his vast estate, Brick's time with Big Daddy jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son
The shop around the corner by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

21 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot bubbles merrily as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lush production is true to Henry James's description of the mid-19th century melodrama as 'all champagne and tears'. In choosing Camille for Garbo, Cukor saw 'a perfect meeting of the actress and the role'. The tragic heroine, a courtesan, is required to sacrifice her own happiness in order to prove her love. She is only permitted to pursue her own desire when its fulfilment will be denied by death
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
Shadow of the thin man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( Visual )

5 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and German and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die pflichtbewusste Ehefrau und liebevolle Mutter Anna Karenina ist zufrieden - aber Leidenschaft hat sie nie erlebt. Doch das ändert sich, als sie den ungestümen Grafen Vronsky kennen lernt. Für ihn gibt sie alles auf - ihre Ehe, Familie, gesellschaftliche Stellung... und schliesslich ihr Leben
The naked city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
Mata Hari by Geo Fitzmaurice( Visual )

18 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

12 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old sailor Chris Christofferson eagerly awaits the arrival of his grown daughter Anna, whom he sent at five years old to live with relatives in Minnesota. He has not seen her since, but believes her to be a decent and respectably employed young woman. When Anna arrives, however, it is clear that she has lived a hard life in the dregs of society, and that much of her spirit has been extinguished
The Garbo silents collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and resort to a duel
Von Ryan's Express by Mark Robson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgment, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pelsjægeren Linus Rawling lever det frie liv i pagt med naturen. En fri fugl, som alligevel forelsker sig i datteren af en bonde, der søger mod vest for at finde lykken. Både pelsjægeren og bonden er stovte skikkelser i den amerikanske mytologi
Night passage by Norman A Fox( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railroad workers have not been paid for months because Whitey and his gang keep holding up the train
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Londra del primo Novecento è sconvolta da un maniaco assassino, lettore di Baudelaire, che uccide belle ragazze in serie. Una ballerina si presta a far da esca per la polizia
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ninotchka
Alternative Names
Daniels, Billy 1900-1970

Daniels, William 1901-1970

Daniels, William H.

Daniels, Wm.

Daniels, Wm 1900-1970

Daniels, Wm 1901-1970

Daniels, Wm.H. 1901-1970

William Daniels

William H. Daniels Amerikaans director of photography (1901-1970)

William H. Daniels amerykański operator filmowy

William H. Daniels caméraman américain

William H. Daniels direttore della fotografia statunitense

William H. Daniels US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Ουίλιαμ Ντάνιελς κινηματογραφιστής

Вільям Г. Деніелс

Уильям Х. Дэниелс

ויליאם דניאלס

ویلیام اچ. دانیلز

ウィリアム・H・ダニエルズ

威廉·H·丹尼尔斯

Languages
English (130)

German (17)

Spanish (13)

Italian (9)

French (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Cat on a hot tin roofNinotchkaPat and MikeAnna KaréninaAnna ChristieThe Garbo silents collectionHow the West was won