WorldCat Identities

Coe, Fred 1914-1979

Overview
Works: 199 works in 350 publications in 5 languages and 6,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Live television programs  Televised plays  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Producer, Director, Scenarist, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Fred Coe
 
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Most widely held works by Fred Coe
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen was a young girl everyone believed was too deaf, dumb and blind to be helped. A child with the inability to speak or comprehend the world around her. She was saved by Annie Sullivan, a persistent and outspoken teacher who came into Helen's life. Together they accomplished the impossible and taught one another the values of patience, tolerance and compassion. They embark on an amazing and triumphant journey that made the name Helen Keller synonymous with the education of the deaf and blind around the world
The Adams chronicles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
A thousand clowns by Fred Coe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-conformist TV writer is investigated by a beautiful social worker who questions his ability to raise a precocious 12-year old boy
This property is condemned by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and German and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depression-era Dodson, Mississippi, is particularly devastated with the arrival of Owen Legate (Robert Redford), a railroad official with a pocketful of pink slips for the rail yard employees. Natalie Wood is captivating as Alva Starr, the coquettish town flirt with plenty of big plans but nowhere to go until Legate appears on her doorstep. Their ensuing affair enrages Alva's distant, uncaring mother (Kate Reid), and ignites a town's revenge
The left handed gun by Arthur Penn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His name is William Bonney. His legend is Billy the Kid, the fabled gunslinger of the left-handed gun. This film is the stuff legend are made of
Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play "Marty" by Paddy Chayefsky is dramatized featuring Rod Steiger, as the lonely butcher from the Bronx in search of a wife
The Adams chronicles( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
The Adams chronicles( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
Mister Peepers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey back to Jefferson Junior High with Mr. Peepers, that shy, quiet, slow-moving science teacher whose efforts to do the right thing always seemed to backfire
The Battler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1996 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a Playwrights '56 television drama based on an Ernest Hemingway short story. The story concerns a young man leaving home for the first time and his encounter with a punch-drunk ex-prize fighter. Supplemented by a brief interview segment with Paul Newman regarding his involvement in auto racing
The golden age of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedian: Mickey Rooney stars as a raging, tyrannical TV star stepping on anyone on his way to the top, including his browbeaten brother (Mel Torme), despairing wife (Kim Hunter), and washed-up scriptwriter (Edmond O'Brien). Powerfully directed by John Frankenheimer from a script adapted for the screen by Rod Serling, The Comedian is a volatile glimpse behind the showbiz curtain
Mister Peepers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything goes wrong for Wes on the day of his engagement party
The golden age of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
Mister Peepers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wes gives Mr. Peepers two tickets to the drive-in movie and lends him his car. Robinson goes to ask Nancy for a date, but discovers she has just accepted an invitation from Freddy. Wes advises Peepers to pretend he has a date himself, but the ruse soon fails when he inadvertently parks next to Nancy and her date. The hood of his car gets stuck, blocking his view, so, at Nancy's invitation, he moves into the back seat of Freddy's car. Freddy does not take this gracefully. Marilyn Monroe rivets both Robinson and Freddy. Robinson volunteers to go the concession stand, but when he returns, he gets into the wrong car in the dark. Later he confesses to Nancy that he told a lie about having a date, and she says she would rather have gone with him. It starts to snow and Freddy's convertible top tears; Nancy and Freddy end up sitting in Robinson's car to get warm
Seule dans la nuit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographer unwittingly smuggles a doll stuffed with heroin into New York City. His recently blinded wife, alone in their apartment, is first terrorized by hired crooks, and then by the psychopathic Roat, in search of the doll
El milagro de Anna Sullivan The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selecció de pel·lícules per la seva temàtica
Licht im Dunkel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in German and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the story about the struggle of a Boston teacher, Annie Sullivan, to communicate with and teach the deaf, blind, and mute child, Helen Keller
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The miracle worker
Alternative Names
Fred Coe Amerikaans filmregisseur (1914-1979)

Fred Coe regista e produttore televisivo statunitense

Fred Coe US-amerikanischer Fiml- und Fernsehproduzent, Regisseur, Drehbuchautor

Фред Коу

פרד קו

フレッド・コー

Languages
English (129)

Spanish (7)

German (5)

Italian (1)

French (1)

Covers
The left handed gunThe man in the shadows : Fred Coe and the golden age of television