WorldCat Identities

Boyd, William 1895-1972

Works: 374 works in 690 publications in 2 languages and 3,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Western radio programs  Radio programs  Silent films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Western television programs  Spaghetti Westerns 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Host, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Boyd
The painted desert ; Hittin' the trail( Visual )

46 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A villian stirs up the hatreds of two old-time feudists so he can get his hands on their properties. An engineer reveals his his dastardly plot and reconciles the old boys
Hopalong Cassidy : 5 classic feature film westerns( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Border patrol: Hopalong and pals discover how 25 Mexicans disappeared after being hired by the Silver Bullets mine. Doomed caravan: Jane Travers (Minna Gombell), who runs Crescent City Freighting Co., fights a gang of robbers with Hopalong's help. Fool's gold: Colonel Jed Landy (Forbes Murray) visits the Bar 20 to ask Hopalong to help save his son. Forty thieves: Hopalong proves his opponent for the sheriff's race is crooked. Hidden gold: Hopalong and Lucky visit their old pal Speedy (Britt Wood) and investigate gold thefts
Old-time radio famous Westerns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet details each show & its history
The Yankee clipper( Visual )

10 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yankee Clipper (1927), produced by Cecil B. DeMille and directed by Rupert Julian, restored to the most complete version available since the film's release, is a feature-length melodrama recreating the real-life race from Foo Chow to Boston for the China tea trade. The gorgeous production filmed at sea for six weeks aboard the 1856 wooden square-rigger Indiana with stars William Boyd, Elinor Fair and Frank 'Junior' Coghlan. Renowned organist Dennis James, in his solo DVD premiere, accompanies the film on an original-installation 1928 Wurlitzer pipe organ, recorded at Seattle's Paramount Theater
Cowboy legends collector's set( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes of Texas: "A ranch owner (Francis Ford) turns his place into a home for boys who have lost their fathers in World War II. His evil female lawyer (Nana Bryant) covets the ranch and works in cahoots with Ford's long-lost nephew and a pack of killer dogs to get it. U.S. Marshal Roy Rogers puts an end to her plans." --
Under full sail : silent cinema on the high seas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The square rigger: Early sound short filmed as part of Fox's Magic Carpet of Movietone, shows life aboard the school ship Dar Pomorza, "The White Frigate." Built in 1909 as the Prinzess Eitel Friedrich, it was ceded from Germany to France as a prize of World War I, and was later donated to the Polish State Maritime School in 1930 where it served 50 years and trained more than 13,000 cadets
Hopalong Cassidy( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio Spirits presents a collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Featured here are a series of episodes starring Hopalong Cassidy, the clean-cut cowboy hero of so many Western adventures
Hopalong Cassidy : the complete television series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark-garbed Hopalong Cassidy was a wildly popular matinee idol of the '30s and '40s and one of the most iconic cowboy heroes of all time. Astride his white steed Topper with a black, 10-gallon hat perched on his head Hopalong (so named for a limp caused by a bullet wound) made a striking figure. Includes all 52 TV episodes
Western classics : 50 movie pack( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 classic westerns from 1930 to 1978 featuring the most well known western actors and actresses
The Cecil B. DeMille classics collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Volga boatman: A Russian Revolution tale concerning a princess who is engaged to a prince, but falls in love with a peasant
Hopalong Cassidy by Alan W Livingston( Recording )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

B-western about a moralistic cowboy and life on the range
Hopalong Cassidy, Hopalong rides again ; Heart of Arizona( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hopalong Rides Again: Hopalong leads 1,000 head of cattle through dangerous rustler country. To ingratiate himself with Hoppy and his friends, "Professor" Hepburn pretends he's an esteemed "bone hunter." Determined to stop Bar-20's plans for the upcoming cattle drive, the Professor dynamites a cliff, crushing the chuck wagon carrying Hoppy. Heart of Arizona: Two-faced cowpoke Twister steals a herd of cattle and pins the blame on Hoppy's unfortunate friend, Lucky. But Hoppy and Windy aren't buying Twister's tale and set out to clear their buddy's name. Guns are blazin' on Belle Starr's ranch in the Heart of Arizona for a final showdown between the good guys and the bad guys!
Hopalong Cassidy, Cassidy of Bar 20 ; Partners of the plains( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassidy of Bar 20: Hopalong and his sidekick Lucky find themselves facing trumped-up charges and wind up assigned to the ranch of chief malefactor Allison to work off the sentence. A hair-raising jailbreak and an exciting gun duel ensue during Hoppy's attempt to bring Allison to justice. "Partners of the Plains": Jealousy rears its green head when ranch foreman Hoppy becomes the target of the boyfriend of the English girl who owns the property. In cahoots with one of Hoppy's old enemies, the English villain lures Hoppy to the path of a blown-up dam, followed by a raging prairie fire!
Old time radio's greatest westerns( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each disc contains two episodes from a well-known radio program, originally broadcast in the 1940s and 1950s
Hopalong Cassidy, 3 on the trail( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three on the trail: Hopalong uncovers the villains responsible for cattle rustling and a stagecoach robbery in Mesquite. Hop-a-long Cassidy returns: Hoppy saves a woman's life, a hardnosed business woman who is responsible for his old friend's death
Hopalong Cassidy enters( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the inaugural episode in one of the longest running and most popular western movie serials. It seems a double-crossing ranch foreman has connived with an outlaw rustler and his gang to stir up trouble, and it's up to Hoppy to solve the mystery. A perilous chase through the cliffs and canyons and a classic gun battle round out the action."--Container
Old time radio( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents digitally restored and remastered recordings of episodes from eleven radio shows, all westerns originally broadcast during the golden age of radio
Hopalong Cassidy : 5 classic feature film westerns( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws of the desert: Hoppy and his Bar 20 sidekicks capture a magnificent horse, Thundercloud, for owner Charles Grant. Grant then invites Hoppy to accompany him to Saudi Arabia to purchase prize horses for the Army from Sheik Suleiman. Lost Canyon: Jeff Burton and his gang of rustlers conspire with a crooked banker to buy up all the nearby ranches. Bar 20: A Wells Fargo stagecoach is held up while Hopalong Cassidy is looking over some cattle he wants to buy, and he rides off to find the bandits. The eagle's brood: A Mexican boy, Pablo, has witnessed his parents' muder and is now in danger of being killed by the gang and their brutal leader Big Henry. Lumberjack: Hoppy is attending Julie Peters' wedding to land-poor Ben Jordan. As the wedding party leaves, Ben is murderd at the doorstep. Hoppy discovers that Ben's valuable timberland in Pinerock is about to be auctioned because of delinquent taxes
Hopalong Cassidy, Trail dust ; Borderland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trail dust: Famine threatens the country and Hoppy leads a huge cattle drive to feed the starving, but profiteers try to sabotage it. Borderland: Hoppy goes undercover as a bandit to catch the mysterious criminal known as The Fox, and must mistreat his own friends to protect his cover
Hopalong Cassidy, Call of the prairie ; Heart of the West( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Call of the prairie, Gabby Hayes, Hoppy's future sidekick, stars as one of the heavies, Shanghai McHenry. Meanwhile, the future looks dim for junior sidekick Johnny Nelson. Johnny is framed by Shanghai's gang for the robbery and murder of the Bar-20 boss and, to make maters worse, he falls in love with a beautiful girl who happens to be Shanghai's daughter. In Heart of the west, veteran actor Sidney Blackmer plays cattle thief John Trumbull. When neighboring ranchers try to put up a fence to keep stolen cattle on their land, Trumbull angrily reacts, stampeding his heard to stop them. Hopalong comes to the rescue, exploding dynamite to reverse the stampede
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Alternative Names
Boyd Bill 1895-1972

Boyd Hoppy 1895-1972

Cassidy, Hop-A-Long 1895-1972

Cassidy, Hopalong 1895-1972

William Boyd acteur américain

William Boyd actor estadounidense

William Boyd Amerikaans acteur (1895-1972)

William Boyd amerikansk skådespelare

William Boyd amerikansk skodespelar

William Boyd amerikansk skuespiller

William Boyd attore statunitense

William Boyd US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Уильям Бойд

ויליאם בויד שחקן אמריקאי

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English (152)

Spanish (1)