WorldCat Identities

Daniels, William 1900-1970

Overview
Works: 192 works in 547 publications in 6 languages and 17,800 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Romantic comedy films  History  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Film noir 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Actor, Illustrator, Author, Director, Scenarist, Other, Composer, Producer, Videographer
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 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal
Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,403 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 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, 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 1,013 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 1,002 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 Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 853 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
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontiersman Lin McAdam is attempting to track down both his father's murderer and his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a diverse group of desperate characters, including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a savage young Indian chief, and McAdam's own murderous brother
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 780 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
Shadow of the thin man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 778 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
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 667 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 )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 635 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 600 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 )

19 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 569 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 )

14 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 526 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This TCM Archives 2-disc collection focuses on Garbo's earliest years in Hollywood. Included are The Temptress (1926, disc 2), Flesh and the Devil (1927, disc 1), and The Mysterious Lady (1928, disc 2), three Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer releases
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

American combat pilot Col. Joseph Ryan (Sinatra) is shot down over Nazi-controlled Italy and joins U.S. and English WWII troops in a prison camp during the summer of 1943. Given the insulting nickname "Von Ryan" because he initially seems more concerned with surviving than escaping, the colonel eventually leads Allied prisoners, as their new top ranking officer, in a daredevil race for freedom by commandeering an entire German freight train bound for Switzerland, with the Nazis in hot pursuit
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 277 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
 
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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

威廉·丹尼斯

Languages
English (136)

Spanish (22)

German (18)

Italian (10)

French (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Cat on a hot tin roofNinotchkaAnna KaréninaAnna ChristieThe Garbo silents collectionHow the West was won