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Wittliff, William D.

Overview
Works: 207 works in 446 publications in 6 languages and 13,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television adaptations  Pictorial works  Western television programs  Television mini-series  Folklore 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Production personnel, Producer, Printer, Scenarist, Book designer, Composer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William D Wittliff
Legends of the fall by Jim Harrison( Visual )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of two former Texas Rangers who leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana. From the re-created towns to the vast plains to the expansive cattle drive and heart-stopping stampede, it is an inspiring and enlighting experience, certain to change your views of our American heritage
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail and crews attempting to rescue her struggle against a powerful North Atlantic storm
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and a horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home, they work together for a try in one of the great races at Santa Anita
The cowboy way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An urban action-comedy involving two New Mexico cowboys and their adventures in New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar
A night in Old Mexico( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to give up his land and home, Texas rancher Red Bovie is not about to retire quietly in a trailer park. Instead he jumps in his Cadillac and hits the road with his estranged grandson for one last wild adventure filled with guns, women and booze. It's just another night in Old Mexico
Vaquero : genesis of the Texas cowboy by William D Wittliff( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wittliff, a gifted photographer and Texas country boy, traveled to a big ranch in Coahuila, Mexico where he photographed vaqueros working and living the history of ranching, cattle and horses
The devil's backbone by William D Wittliff( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The last the boy Papa saw of his Momma, she was galloping away on her horse Precious in the saddle her father took from a dead Mexican officer after the Battle of San Jacinto, fleeing from his Daddy, Old Karl, a vicious, tight-fisted horse trader. Momma's flight sets Papa on a relentless quest to find her that thrusts him and his scrappy little dog Fritz into adventures all across the wild and woolly Hill Country of Central Texas, down to Mexico, and even into the realm of the ghostly "Shimmery People." In The Devil's Backbone, master storyteller Bill Wittliff takes readers on an exciting journey through a rough 1880s frontier as full of colorful characters and unexpected turns of events as the great American quest novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"--P. [4] of cover
Pure country Honeysuckle Rose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pure country: a country music superstar ditches his beard, ponytail-- and temporarily, his career-- to reclaim his down-home country roots and to find the kind of love he'd only sung about (113 min ; 1992)
Country by Richard Pearce( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When government bureaucrats threaten to take away the farm that has bound their family together for generations, Jewell and Gil Ivy decide to fight at all costs
Raggedy man( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young divorced woman and her two children try to forge a life for themselves in a small Texas town during World War II
The Loving brand book by James C Loving( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boystown : la zona de tolerancia( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbarosa by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A runaway farm boy takes up with an aging outlaw who is involved in a blood feud with his in-laws
Folklore of the oil industry by Mody Coggin Boatright( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall tales, anecdotes and songs of the oil fields of Texas, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Kansas and Oklahoma, issued with cooperation of the Texas Folklore Society
10 movie western pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a crooked sky: A young boy journeys into a harsh, unforgiving land to save his kidnapped sister
A book on the making of Lonesome dove by John Spong( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a Texas train: "Captain Hayes of the Texas Rangers reached the pinnacle of his career when he captured the notorious John Henry and put him behind bars. But twenty years later, Hayes is forced out of retirement when Henry has evened the score"--Container
Honeysuckle Rose, or, On the road again( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie Nelson is Buck Bonham and Dyan Cannon is his wife Viv. Buck is a country and wester singer and is constantly on the road with his band. When Lily (Amy Irving) joins the band a romance develops, but Buck finally decides to stick with Viv. Great C&W music
Raggedy man by William D Wittliff( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young divorced woman and her two children try to forge a life for themselves in a small Texas town during World War II
 
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Legends of the fall
Alternative Names
William D. Wittliff American screenwriter

Witliff, Bill 1940-

Wittliff, Bill.

Wittliff Bill 1940-....

Wittliff, William D.

Wittliff, William Dale 1940-

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Lonesome DoveThe cowboy wayVaquero : genesis of the Texas cowboyRaggedy manBoystown : la zona de toleranciaLa vida brinca : a book of tragaluz photographs