WorldCat Identities

Wanger, Walter 1894-1968

Works: 233 works in 798 publications in 9 languages and 16,434 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, fmp, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Walter Wanger
Stagecoach by John Ford( Visual )

52 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of passengers with nothing in common is stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

69 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

50 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race, for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter sent to Europe to cover a peace conference falls in love with a diplomat's daughter, but discovers that her father is the head of a Nazi spy ring
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

17 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and French and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
Joan of Arc by Victor Fleming( Visual )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan of Arc, a 15th-century French peasant girl rouses a nation and inspires the world with her faith and bravery. Fiercely believing that she is directed by God, Joan triumphantly leads an army into battle against the British, who are driven from France. When a new king is crowned, Joan's influence grows and makes him wary of her power, ultimately betraying her to martyrdom
I want to live! by Robert Wise( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results
The long voyage home by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1940; the merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive the long voyage home."--Container
Arabian nights( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hakim. Nadan then purchases Sherazade at the slave auction just as Haroun and the others escape from their cell. Haroun saves Sherazade from Nadan's clutches, and, along with Ali and the others, they go to a nearby village, where they are released from their chains by a local blacksmith. Before they can escape by boat across the river, however, Kamar arrives and takes them to a desert city he has built in Sherazade's honor. Once there, Haroun is called before Nadan and is arrested for his love of Sherazade. Ali then sneaks into Kamar's harem to tell Sherazade of Haroun's plight, only to have Nadan arrive and offer to have Haroun released if she agrees to poison Kamar at their wedding banquet. Knowing that Nadan plans to have Haroun killed once his escort reaches the river, Ali and the others, who have finally learned Haroun's true identity, race to the river town to save their Caliph. Haroun then arrives at the wedding banquet just in time to stop Sherazade from drinking the poisoned wine. The two brothers then battle over the throne and Sherazade, while Ali arrives with soldiers loyal to Haroun. Kamar is about to kill Haroun, but is stabbed in the back by Nadan. After Ahmad, the circus owner, stops Nadan from killing the wounded Haroun, Nadan himself is killed by Valda, the circus strong man, as he attempts to escape. With order restored, Haroun regains his throne, and with it, the hand of Sherazade"--AFI catalog, 1941-1950
The Cocoanuts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Marx Brothers comedy with Groucho as a hotel owner, Chico and Harpo as con men and Margaret Dumont as a wealthy matron
Riot in cell block 11( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensational and high-octane but economically constructed drama set in a maximum-security penitentiary. Shot on location at Folsom State Prison, with real inmates and guards as extras
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman
The trail of the lonesome pine by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the backwoods of the Blue Ridge Mountains, two men are caught in the middle of a bitter feud between the Toliver and Falin families while fighting for the romantic attention of a beautiful woman
You only live once by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie, a three-time loser, tries to go straight with his bride Jo in a hostile society. They are caught up in an inescapable web of circumstantial evidence. What was apparently a realistic variant on the Bonnie and Clyde story in script form, under Lang's direction, became a dark, expressionistic tale of persecuted innocence. The film ironically reverses the legal tenet that one is innocent until proven guilty. Eddie's guilt is assumed but he is actually guilty only at the moment when his innocence is finally established
Tulsa by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1920's, the mad rush for oil changed Tulsa from a sleepy plains town to a bustling metropolis. Cherokee Lansing, a beautiful cattleman's daughter, loses her father in a freak oil mining accident. Determined to save her ranch, she attempts to single-handedly challenge a powerful oil mogul, only to become one herself
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas rangers: Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw
Cary Grant( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: "Thirty Day Princess": In this rags-to-riches tale, a newspaper publisher finds himself falling for a foreign princess, only to suspect that there is some other power behind the throne. "Kiss and Make-up": Beauty really is only skin deep when a famed beautician marries a former client and discovers that her shallow behavior makes his faithful secretary much more attractive
The cocoanuts by Marx Brothers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on their Broadway hit. The film--one of the first full talkies--takes place in a hotel with owner Groucho out to grab every dollar
Lost Moment( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious American publisher travels to Italy to pursue his obsession with the lost writings of a famous poet
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
I want to live!
CleopatraInvasion of the body snatchersI want to live!Arabian nightsThe trail of the lonesome pine
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Feuchtwanger, W.

Feuchtwanger, W. 1894-1968

Feuchtwanger, W. (Walter), 1894-1968

Feuchtwanger, Walter.

Feuchtwanger, Walter 1894-1968

Walter Wanger Amerikaans filmproducent (1894-1968)

Walter Wanger amerikanesche Filmproduzent

Walter Wanger producteur de films américain

Walter Wanger producteur de films américaine

Walter Wanger productor de cine estadounidense

Walter Wanger productor de cinema estatunidenc

Walter Wanger produttore cinematografico statunitense

Walter Wanger US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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