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Adler, Buddy 1906-1960

Works: 93 works in 394 publications in 6 languages and 10,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Romance films  Musical films  Animated films  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Buddy Adler
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South Pacific by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

74 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American Navy nurse falls in love with a French plantation owner in the South Seas during World War II
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

66 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
The inn of the sixth happiness by Mark Robson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Gladys Aylward, an English missionary that led a group of children through war-torn China in the 1930's. Nominated for an Academy Award, Best Director
Bus stop by Joshua Logan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauregard "Bo" Decker and Virgil Blessing set out from their ranch in Montana to Phoenix, Arizona on the bus, so Bo can participate in a big rodeo. Bo is a brash, obnoxious, at times rather dislikable young man, skilled at ridin' and rustlin' and not much more. Bo has in his mind that there in the big city, he's going to find "an angel" and take possession of her. In Phoenix, he meets Cherie. She had enough gumption to get out of Arkansas, and is now trying to earn enough money to get to L.A. But Cherie isn't quite ready to become Bo's personal angel, even if it would get her out of a dive girlie club!
Love is a many-splendored thing by Suyin Han( Visual )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
Anastasia by Don Bluth( Visual )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did the Russian princess Anastasia die at the hands of the Russian rebels during the Revolution, or did she in fact survive? Ingrid Bergman, winner of the 1956 Best Actress Oscar, plays the destitute woman who remarkably resembles the real Anastasia. She is chosen by two Russian courtiers to masquerade as the princess in order to gain ten million pounds. Meeting scepticism initially from the family, Anastasia wins her way into their hearts
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
House of bamboo by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sandy Dawson has assembled a platoon of ex-Army thugs to run pachinko parlors while pulling off bloody heists and armed robbery. The murder of a friend brings Eddie Spanier into the group, along with his beautiful mistress. But Spanier's behavior grows treacherous, and his loyalties become questionable, leading to a breathless, murderous conclusion high above the ancient city of Tokyo."--Container
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Father of the Bride is the delightfully humorous story of the trials and tribulations which beset a family prior to thier daughter's big day"--Container
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1943 and World War II rages on. The United States Navy has established several bases in the Solomon Islands, in preparation for an invasion towards New Guinea and the Central Pacific. On one of these islands lives a French planter named Emile de Becque. The Navy wishes to employ him to scout out the nearby Japanese held islands. To accomplish this task, de Becque is approached by Nellie Forbush, a US Navy nurse. Together they find refuge from the battles around them as their romance blooms
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biblical story of Salome and the fate of John the Baptist
A hatful of rain by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

2 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A returning soldier who was wounded in action requires extensive painkilling medication while healing and becomes addicted to heroin. The film recounts the terrible toll this addiction takes on himself and his family."--Container
Salome by William Dieterle( Visual )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John the Baptist faces execution, princess Salome dances for his freedom
WWII : 60th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 3 war films and 1 documentary. In The guns of Navarone, a specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea. From here to eternity is a portrait of a military camp stationed in Hawaii just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In The bridge on the River Kwai, British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy. The documentary The fighting leathernecks of WWII includes footage of some of the bloodies battles fought by the Marines in the Pacific
All about Eve : Beyond the valley of the dolls ; The inn of the sixth happiness ; Valley of the dolls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about Eve: An up-and-coming actress schemes to steal the limelight from her idol. Beyond the valley of the dolls: Three rock 'n' rollers head for Hollywood, determined to succeed at any cost. The inn of the sixth happiness: An English missionary in war-torn China devotes herself to rescuing homeless children. Valley of the dolls: Three glamorous women seek fame
Tell it to the judge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her divorce, attorney Marsha Meredith Webb is nominated for a federal judgeship. The divorce was based on a misunderstanding of impropriety between her husband Pete and a female witness in a case involving the mob. Marsha's divorce is causing problems as some senators believe it makes her unfit for the position. Things get complicated because her husband Pete still loves her and will do anything to get her back, and her father will do anything to make sure her appointment gets approved
No sad songs for me( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Mary Scott comes to terms with that fact that she has an incurable disease, she sets out to ensure that her husband and daughter will have a replacement for her
The Rodgers & Hammerstein collection by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liliom: Liliom is a carefree young man working as circus barker, until he falls in love with Julie and loses his job. When Julie becomes pregnant, Liliom turns to crime to make ends meet, only to be presented with a supernatural chance to make things right for his child
Salome by Oscar Wilde( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Wilde's adaptation of the biblical story delves into Salome's character and motivations when she requests the head of John the Baptist as a reward after dancing the dance of the seven veils. To her mother, Herodias's delight, Salom'̌s father, Herod, finds he must grant her this request. Originally published in French, Salome was one of Oscar Wilde's most controversial plays, as it depicted scenes straight from the Bible on stage. Translated into English by Wilde and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas, the play did not premiere until after Wilde was imprisoned. Wilde's extrapolation of Salome's character from the biblical story is thought to have influenced many retellings of the original tale
De aquí a la eternidad by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El soldado Prewitt, recién asignado a Hawai, es un antiguo boxeador. El capitán Holmes intenta que se una al equipo del ejército, pero Prewitt no quiere. Su amigo Maggio intenta ayudarle, pero también tiene sus propios problemas. Mientras tanto, el sargento Milton Warden y la mujer de Holmes mantienen una relación amorosa. Las vidas de todos cambiarán con el ataque japonés sobre Pearl Harbor
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From here to eternity
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Alternative Names
Adler, E. Maurice.

Adler, E. Maurice 1906-1960

Adler. E. Maurice 1909-1960

Adler, E. Maurice "Buddy".

Adler, Maurice.

Adler, Maurice 1906-1960

Buddy Adler Amerikaans filmproducent (1909-1960)

Buddy Adler producteur de cinéma américain

Buddy Adler produttore cinematografico statunitense

Buddy Adler US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Адлер, Бадди

Бадди Адлер

באדי אדלר

بادی آدلر