WorldCat Identities

Frawley, William 1887-1966

Works: 413 works in 896 publications in 2 languages and 18,880 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Christmas films  Television series  Slapstick comedy television programs  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Frawley
I love Lucy by William Asher( Visual )

212 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 5,200 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 Valentine Davies( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,783 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
The adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of the flight of Huck Finn and the slave Jim down the Mississippi, and their encounters with the world at large
The Lemon drop kid( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con man Sidney Melbourne offers some "good advice" to mobster Moose Moran's girlfriend at the race track. When the horse looses to Moran's original pick, Melbourne has until Christmas to pay back the money and organizes a group of his pals to hit the streets of New York dressed as Santa Claus to collect money for a bogus elderly ladies' home
Wake of the Red Witch by Edward Ludwig( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 426 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
I love Lucy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The redhead is up to some of her most hilarious shenanigans. Back home in New York, Ricky buys the nightclub, and renames it Club Babalu. The Ricardos and Mertzs take trips to Florida and Cuba, and then decide to move to rural Connecticut. We also meet Little Ricky, now a 5-year old drumming sensation, and a new set of Connecticut neighbors for the Ricardos. Includes all 27 episodes of the sixth and final season of the "I love Lucy" show
Roxie Hart( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 347 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 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
Monsieur Verdoux a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 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 )

42 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, whose wife joins him for a trip to 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 254 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
My three sons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join single father Steve Douglas as he guides his three sons, Mike, Robbie and Chip. Along with Grandpa Bub and Tramp the dog. The boys go through a never-ending series of calamities, all the while Steve fends off marriage-minded women
The bride came C.O.D( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 218 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
East side, west side by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 186 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 179 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
I love Lucy
Alternative Names
William Frawley acteur américain

William Frawley Amerikaans zanger

William Frawley US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Фроли, Уильям

ویلیام فرالی بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی



English (331)

Spanish (4)

Miracle on 34th StreetWake of the Red WitchRoxie HartThe Gary Cooper collectionGentleman JimCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionThe bride came C.O.DRose of Washington Square