WorldCat Identities

Berke, Wm (William) 1903-1958

Overview
Works: 242 works in 342 publications in 2 languages and 1,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Film adaptations  Western films  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Gangster films  B films  Police films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, fmd, Actor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wm Berke
The steel helmet by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite its relatively low budget, this portrait of Korean War soldiers grappling with moral and racial issues while trying to stay alive remains one of the director's most gripping, realistic depictions of the blood and guts of war, as well as a reflection of Fuller's social conscience
Dick Tracy( Visual )

18 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and German and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homicidal maniac, known only as Splitface, in on the loose and it's up to Dick Tracy to stop him. He enlists the help of his partner, Pat Patton, his girlfriend, Tess Truehart, and his son, Junior
Dick Tracy, detective ; Dick Tracy meets Gruesome( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first film, The famous square-jawed sleuth is up against one of the baddest baddies of them all, the ugly psycho "Splitface". This fiend is on a murderous rampage seeking revenge against those who sent him to prison years before. In the second film, Tracy investigates the murder of a diamond courier
Code of the west( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowing the railroad development will soon be hitting town, Boyd Carter, a greedy businessman, has his eyes set on taking the land owned by ranchers Bob and Chito
The Goldbergs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After almost twenty years on radio, this comedy - drama series about a struggling Jewish family in New York City aired from 1949-1956. The Goldbergs is a show about the importance of neighborhood and family
Sunset Pass( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky and Chito have the money they were protecting stolen. Using an unusual hoof print to identify one of the robbers, Rocky arrests Ash Preston. When Rocky is shot, Ash helps him recover. Chito finds the stolen money and Rocky lets Ash, having quit the gang, return it to clear himself. But Ash's ex-partner Cinnabar has a bank robbery planned and to get everyone out of town, he sends then gunning for Ash claiming he is a murderer
Dick Tracy, detective( Visual )

6 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first entry in a four-film series, Dick Tracy, Detective finds the fearless detective hunting a murderer who slashes his victims to pieces
The Falcon mystery movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Falcon's adventure: "A society sleuth rescues a kidnapped woman, then is framed for murder"--Www.tcm.com, viewed March 27, 2015
Forgotten noir( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough Assignment: "A newspaper reporter pursues a modern-day rustling gang whose truck driving 'cowboys' are far more dangerous than their horse riding counterparts"--Container
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Dick Tracy, Detective]: Dick is faced with a series of brutal murders in which the victims, all from different social and economic backgrounds, are viciously slashed to pieces. Suspects abound but Tracy, getting a clue that there will be fifteen murders in all, must find the common thread among the victims before more are killed
Dick Tracy collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Dick Tracy classics films
Forgotten noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland yard inspector: "Cesar Romero stars in this Hammer mystery as a Yank newspaperman in London who sets out to solve a murder, American style."
Shoot to kill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspenseful, dark, street-level crime uncovered by ambitious journalist. Gangster Dixie Logan is framed by crooked DA Lawrence Dale. His wife secures a job as Dale's assistant, the better to find the proof of the DA's dishonesty. She gets help from reporter Mitchell, who falls in love with her
Forgotten noir( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Harding, Counterspy: "Howard St. John is the Washington DC-based David Harding, head of a covert counter-espionage organization, charged with preventing top-secret scientific information from reaching the hands of America's enemies ..."
Forgotten noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow man: Why is Cesar Romero's character carrying around the dead body of Kay Kendall's character? Shoot to kill: A gangster is framed by a crooked DA so the gangster's wife secures a job as the DA's assistant, the better to find the proof of the DA's dishonesty. She gets help from a reporter who falls in love with her
Dark mountain( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kay, a beautiful young bride, is stunned when she is implicated in a murder case. She discovers that her deceitful husband is the mobster who committed the hit. Terrified, she turns to her childhood sweetheart Don for help. He whisks her off to a secluded cabin in the mountains, but Steve follows them and takes her captive. In a daring rescue, Don confronts the mobster and makes a break with Kay, culminating in a perilous high-speed car chase
The Goldbergs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Goldbergs, a domestic comedy-drama series about a struggling Jewish family in New York City, aired from 1949-1956, after almost twenty years on radio. Striking a gentle balance between old world values and assimilation into the American melting pot, The Goldbergs is a show about the importance of neighborhood and family. Writer/actress Gertrude Berg plays the matriarch of the extended family with charm, warmth and wit. Her signature "Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Bloom" at the beginning of each episode became a national catch phrase."--Container
Mobster movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen classic gangster feature films
Forgotten noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve crime, action, and adventure movies on six dics
Forgotten noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark: An ex-con gets an undercover job at a tire company in order to expose a loan shark. Arson, Inc.: An insurance investigator goes undercover in order to expose a ring of arsonists
 
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Alternative Names
Berke, Lester Wm 1903-1958

Berke, Lester Wm. (Lester William), 1903-1958

Berke, W. M. 1903-1958

Berke William 1903-1958

Hall, William 1903-1958

Hall, Wm 1903-1958

Hall, Wm. (William), 1903-1958

Lester, Bill 1903-1958

Lester, Billy 1903-1958

Lester, William 1903-1958

Lester, Wm 1903-1958

Lester, Wm. (William), 1903-1958

William A. Berke Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1903-1958)

William A. Berke cinéaste américain

William A. Berke director de cine estadounidense

William Berke

William Berke regista, produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore statunitense

Williams, Lester 1903-1958

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Languages
English (62)

German (1)