WorldCat Identities

Daniels, William 1900-1970

Overview
Works: 180 works in 469 publications in 6 languages and 16,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  History  Video recordings for the hearing impaired  Romance films  Western films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Actor, Illustrator, Author, Composer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Daniels
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

9 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,470 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 1,373 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 Burl Ives( Visual )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
The shop around the corner by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Matuschek's" is the gift shop around the corner. Among the staff is Alfred Kralik, a likeable young man who's in love with a woman he has never met and whose name he doesn't even know (their "romance" has been conducted through a post office box). When Klara Novak comes to work as a clerk in the shop, the sparks begin to fly: she and Alfred can't stand each other. Of course, what neither knows is that Klara is the woman Alfred has been romancing through the mail!
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 983 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 )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 786 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 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 668 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
The naked city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A squad of homicide detectives roam through the seamier parts of New York City as they solve a murder case. Gives viewers an unvarnished look at life in the city using the technique of neorealism
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

7 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and German and held by 516 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
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 498 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
The Garbo silents collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh and the devil: Best friends love the same woman and ultimately resort to a duel. The mysterious lady: Garbo plays an alluring Russian spy who falls in love with her "target." The temptress: An unhappy wife (Elena) falls in love with a Spanish engineer (Robledo). When it is revealed that Elena is not only married, but has also been the mistress of a banker (Fontenoy), Robledo returns to South America. Subsequently, Elena and her husband (the Marquis) also go to South America. Years later Robledo returns to Paris and runs into Elena who does not seem to recognize him. Elena has become a pathetic drunkard who is apparently beyond Robledo's help
Von Ryan's Express by Mark Robson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 350 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 )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le vicende di tre generazioni di una famiglia di pionieri attraversano le tappe più importanti della conquista del west: i primi insediamenti, la corsa all'oro, la battaglia di Shiloh, l'avanzata della ferrovia verso il Pacifico, la lotta per stabilire la legge. (Mereghetti)
Night passage by Norman A Fox( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railroad workers have not been paid for months because Whitey and his gang keep holding up the train
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1933 and 1997 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effectively theatrical cinema, this hilariously bitter comedy of manners which manages to capture something of the temper and shifting values of the time, revolves around a dinner party given by a woman who is a foolish snob. The star turns are Dressler as the society matron, John Barrymore as a second rate actor at the end of his tether and Harlow's initial demonstration of her talents as a comedienne
Mata Hari [videorecording]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una exótica bailarina espía para los alemanes durante la I Guerra Mundial. Su extraordinaria belleza hace que los hombres caigan a sus pies, pero cuando conoce al íntegro oficial ruso Alexis Rosanoff, la falta de escrúpulos que le define empieza a tambalearse
 
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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 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

ویلیام اچ. دانیلز

ウィリアム・H・ダニエルズ

威廉·H·丹尼尔斯

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