WorldCat Identities

Frawley, William 1887-1966

Works: 257 works in 874 publications in 2 languages and 18,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Christmas films  Television series  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Slapstick comedy television programs  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Frawley
I love Lucy( Visual )

270 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 7,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains gems such as "Job switching" in which Lucy and Ethel do unforgettable battle with a chocolate factory conveyor belt; and "The operetta" in which Lucy's money problems bring down the curtain on her role as "Queen of the gypsies". This collection also includes the groundbreaking "pregnancy shows", including the touching moment at the Tropicana when Lucy breaks the news to Ricky that they are going to have a baby, and "Lucy goes to the hospital" the record-setting episode that garnered the highest ratings in 1953
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Oscar-winning classic, a Macy's Department Store Santa who insists his name is Kris Kringle teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith and the value of imagination
I love Lucy( Visual )

99 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of 3 episodes of the television series, originally broadcast in 1955 and 1956
My three sons( Visual )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve is a newly widowed father of three boys who tries raising them with the help of Grandpa Bub. With one boy in college, one in high school, and the third in grade school, things are never boring in the Douglas household!
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted for the screen, this is Mark Twain's classic adventure of a small boy on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America
Wake of the Red Witch by Edward Ludwig( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sprawling, action-packed saga with John Wayne as the head of a construction company working at the building military sites for the Navy during World War II. After suffering the loss of many men after a Japanese attack, Wayne heads to Washington and helps establish the 'C.B.s' (Construction Battalions), units of armed builders
The Lemon drop kid( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope stars as Sidney Melbourne, A.K.A. the Lemon Drop Kid, a con man who offers a horse tip to the girlfriend of mobster Moose Moran at the racetrack. When the horse loses, Moose gives Sidney until Christmas to pay back the money he lost. Vintage Hope shenanigans follow when Sidney and some pals dress as Santa and accept donations for a bogus charity to pay back the money
Roxie Hart( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
The Gary Cooper collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beau Geste: Three brothers join the Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. Their troubles are forgotten when they are forced to fight against all odds
Monsieur Verdoux a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin is a twentieth-century Bluebeard, an enigmatic family man who goes to extreme lengths to support his wife and child, attempting to bump off a series of wealthy widows
Something to sing about by Victor Schertzinger( Visual )

41 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful musical comedy about a New York bandleader and hoofer who answers the call of Hollywood, where the star system gets turned upside down in a series of hilarious complications
Gentleman Jim by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer James J. Corbett, the bank clerk turned World Champion who elevated boxing from bare-knuckled brawling to the sport of skill it is today
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The bride came C.O.D by William Keighley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten dollars a pound is the going rate for freight, so charter pilot Steve Collins figures he's owed $1,150, cash on delivery. His cargo is Joan Winfield, an heiress whose elopement with a musician is kiboshed when Steve kidnaps her so he can return her to her irate papa
I love Lucy 50th anniversary special( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes clips from 10 favorite episodes chosen by the fans, interviews from the creators of the series including the writers, director and editor, as well as historians and fans. Visit Lucy's childhood home with her children, Desi Arnaz Jr. and Lucie Arnaz. Also included are musical performances and a tribute to Desi Arnaz's Latin musical heritage, as well as personal commentary from current popular stars such as Antonio Banderas, Cher, Whoopi Goldberg, and many others
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder
Rose of Washington Square( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Sargent dreams of being a star but can only find work singing in dive bars and speakeasies. When she meets the handsome charmer Bart Clinton the two instantly fall in love. But he's a gambler and a con artist who seems to always wiggle his way in and out of trouble. While singing at her friend Ted Cotter's party. Rose is discovered by a top agent and her life and career take off towards stardom. Rose quickly realizes she must choose which life and love she wants more
I love Lucy the movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, three classic first season I Love Lucy episodes (The Benefit; Breaking the Lease; and The Ballet) were edited together with newly filmed connecting scenes to create a never-before-released feature-length film. Shelved in a mislabeled can, it was lost for nearly half a century, until it was discovered in the Paramount vault in 2001
Holiday treats T.V. sets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features holiday episodes from I Love Lucy; The Honeymooners; The Andy Griffith Show; The Brady Bunch; Taxi; Family Ties; Frasier; and Wings
I love Lucy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season six sees the Ricardos longing for a less hectic life in the country, so they make plans to move to rural Connecticut, but not before Lucy leaves the Big Apple reeling with some riotous escapades. Includes all 27 episodes
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Alternative Names
William Frawley acteur américain

William Frawley Amerikaans zanger

William Frawley US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Фроли, Уильям

ویلیام فرالی بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

English (523)

Spanish (4)

Miracle on 34th StreetI love LucyMy three sonsWake of the Red WitchRoxie HartThe Gary Cooper collectionGentleman JimCarole Lombard : the glamour collection