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Wilson, Michael 1914-1978

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The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

63 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

60 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inordinately complex man who has been labeled everything from hero, to charlatan, to sadist, Thomas Edward Lawrence blazed his way to glory in the Arabian desert, then sought anonymity as a common soldier under an assumed name. The story opens with the death of Lawrence in a motorcycle accident in London at the age of 47, then flashbacks to recount his adventures: as a young intelligence officer in Cairo in 1916, he is given leave to investigate the progress of the Arab revolt against the Turks in World War I. In the desert, he organizes a guerrilla army and--for two years--leads the Arabs in harassing the Turks with desert raids, train-wrecking and camel attacks. Eventually, he leads his army northward and helps a British General destroy the power of the Ottoman Empire
Planet of the apes by Tim Burton( Visual )

56 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Astronaut Taylor (Heston) crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall)."--Back of container
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

38 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Salt of the earth by H. J Biberman( Visual )

58 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
Friendly persuasion by William Wyler( Visual )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Quaker family and the crisis which surrounds them with the onset of the Civil War
Salt of the earth : screenplay by Michael Wilson( Book )

22 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unprecedented effort has been made to keep this work of art and product of free enterprise from reaching the screen. We consider this particular action to be a significant part of an expanding pattern of censorship."
The sandpiper( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapturous Big Sur is the backdrop for this tale of a minister torn between his love for his wife and his yearnings for a beautiful free spirit
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronaut Taylor crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist
5 fingers by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

20 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Turkey, the valet of the British ambassador offers the German ambassador priceless documents about the Allies for fantastic fees. But the British soon suspect the leaks and dispatch an investigator to learn the spy's identity. Based on the memoirs of a German agent
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat on a hot tin roof: A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
A Christmas carol : a ghost story of Christmas by Michael Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This theatrical and spirited version of A Christmas Carol puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Dickens's classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts weaves through this uplifting holiday story of redemption, magic and hope
Salt of the earth (1954) : shooting script by Michael Biberman( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salt of the earth. The Hollywood Ten( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salt of the Earth is a feature film based on the 1950s strike by zinc miners in New Mexico. Hollywood Ten is a documentary chronicling the lives and work of ten filmmakers blacklisted by The House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The V.I.P.s: For elite passengers awaiting London-to-U.S. flights, takeoff can't occur soon enough. But then fog rolls in, grounding air traffic. Over the next fateful night, the jet-setters must face problems and not flee them
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence of Arabia = Lawrence d'Arabie by David Lean( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Le destin hors du commun de l'officier britannique T. E. Lawrence, qui mena la révolte arabe contre l'oppresseur turc au cours de la Première Guerre mondiale
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
Salt of the earth( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood ten is a documentary about ten filmmakers who defied the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1947 and were imprisoned for contempt of Congress
 
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Salt of the earth : screenplay
Alternative Names
Michael Wilson Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1914-1978)

Michael Wilson amerikansk manusforfattar

Michael Wilson amerikansk manusförfattare

Michael Wilson amerikansk manusforfatter

Michael Wilson amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Michael Wilson guionista estadounidense

Michael Wilson scénariste américain

Michael Wilson sceneggiatore statunitense

Michael Wilson US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Michael Wilson yhdysvaltalainen elokuvakäsikirjoittaja

O'Donnell, James.

O'Donnell, James 1914-1978

Wilson, Michael

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Майкл Уилсон

מייקל וילסון תסריטאי אמריקאי

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مایکل ویلسون فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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