WorldCat Identities

Selander, Lesley 1900-1979

Overview
Works: 238 works in 371 publications in 3 languages and 1,551 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Hopalong Cassidy films 
Roles: Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lesley Selander
Hopalong Cassidy 5 classic feature film westerns ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Border patrol: Hopalong and pals discover how 25 Mexicans disappeared after being hired by the Silver Bullets mine. Doomed caravan: Jane Travers (Minna Gombell), who runs Crescent City Freighting Co., fights a gang of robbers with Hopalong's help. Fool's gold: Colonel Jed Landy (Forbes Murray) visits the Bar 20 to ask Hopalong to help save his son. Forty thieves: Hopalong proves his opponent for the sheriff's race is crooked. Hidden gold: Hopalong and Lucky visit their old pal Speedy (Britt Wood) and investigate gold thefts
The Texican ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audie Murphy has been framed and comes out of hiding in Mexico to track down a corrupt saloon keeper who not only set Murphy up in the first place, but also murdered his brother, a newspaperman, who was trying to expose the scheme
The Lone Ranger and the lost city of gold ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lone Ranger and Tonto fight an outlaw gang's quest for a hidden treasure belonging to a peaceful Indian tribe
Flat top ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flat Top: The mission is an all-out air strike to regain control of the Phillipines. But the squadron's top fighter pilot has been grounded for disobeying orders and the fleet takes off without him. When the Japanese air power overwhelms the squadron, the suspended ace is reinstated as a desperate effort to win the battle. Torpedo Alley: A veteran Navy pilot is haunted by the phantoms of guilt and shame since freezing at the controls and causing the unnecessary deaths of his flight crew
Flight to Mars ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expedition team lands on the planet Mars and discovers an advanced underground society
The Light of the western stars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ranch foreman is saved from becoming an outlaw by a pretty girl that believes in him
Colt .45 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No one messes with Texas -- not in Fort Worth. Gunsmoke and glory combine as newspaperman Randolph Scott backs up his fiery editorials with a blaze of bullets when lawlessness threatens. He buckles up a brace of six-shooter "hand cannons" in Colt .45 to chase a desperado who uses similar weapons to terrorize locals. Finally, Scott is a Tall Man Riding -- and brawling and shooting -- as he rights an injustice involving a gambler's attemped land grab
The light of western stars ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drifter (Gene Stewart, played by Victor Jory), who is helping a group of rebels in Mexico, must join Texas ranchers in their fight against gunrunners. Romance also is a factor as the friction between ranchers and gunrunners leads to a final showdown
Zane Grey's "Knights of the range" ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our hero Russell Hayden must choose sides between a band of rustlers and a small rancher and his sweet daughter
Hopalong Cassidy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dressed in black, riding his bright white horse, Hopalong Cassidy was one of America's first television heroes. This collection contains twenty five feature films starring William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy
Bar 20 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoppy, out to buy cattle for the Bar 20, ends up falling into a plot to steal land from a young couple. He is set up to look like a murderer and must clear himself
Hopalong Cassidy, Hopalong rides again Heart of Arizona ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hopalong Rides Again: Hopalong leads 1,000 head of cattle through dangerous rustler country. To ingratiate himself with Hoppy and his friends, "Professor" Hepburn pretends he's an esteemed "bone hunter." Determined to stop Bar-20's plans for the upcoming cattle drive, the Professor dynamites a cliff, crushing the chuck wagon carrying Hoppy. Heart of Arizona: Two-faced cowpoke Twister steals a herd of cattle and pins the blame on Hoppy's unfortunate friend, Lucky. But Hoppy and Windy aren't buying Twister's tale and set out to clear their buddy's name. Guns are blazin' on Belle Starr's ranch in the Heart of Arizona for a final showdown between the good guys and the bad guys!
Darn good westerns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 great western films put together for the first time on one DVD
Hopalong rides again ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two vintage westerns starring William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy: "Hopalong Rides Again" and "Heart Of Arizona."
Convict stage ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an innocent woman is brutally murdered, her cowboy brother, seeking vengeance, rides out in search of the outlaws who took her life
Robin Hood of Texas ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys, flat broke and stranded, are unjustly arrested as musical bank bandits. Released by police as decoys to locate the loot, Gene and the boys renovate a dude ranch only to find themselves in more trouble with rival gangsters in search of the money. Originally released in 1947, the film features the song Goin' Back to Texas and Gene's legendary fisticuffs as well as chases by horse and car"--DVD sleeve
Fort Algiers by Lesley Selander ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French Foreign Legion spy in Algiers poses as a cabaret singer to expose an Arab rebel leader. When he discovers her real identity, her only chance is her lover, a soldier in the Foreign Legion
Hopalong Cassidy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hopalong Cassidy and his trusty stallion, Topper, rode into the hearts of millions in the 1940s as the good-guy of the West. Follow Hopalong and his Bar 20 Ranch gang as they wrangle with the outlaws
I was an American spy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the Philippine jungles, club singer Claire hastily marries a GI, only to see him cut down by attacking Japanese troops. Rescued by underground US guerillas, she's inspired to get revenge in a most unusual manner, by opening up a ritzy Manila nightclub. The joint's high-ranking enemy patrons know Claire as Madame Tsubaki, while the Yanks code-name her "High Pockets" for stashing enemy intelligence in her deĢcolletage. After smuggling valuable Axis secrets and supplies, she's discovered and sentenced to die at dawn"--Container
War paint ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A commissioner delivering a treaty to the Indians is murdered by a fanatic who later becomes a guide for unsuspecting American troops
 
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Alternative Names
Selander, L. R. 1900-1979
Selander, Les, 1900-1979
Selander, Lesley R. 1900-1979
Selander, Leslie, 1900-1979
Selander, Lester, 1900-1979
Selander, R. L. (R. Lesley), 1900-1979
Selander, R. Lesley, 1900-1979
Languages
English (60)
Spanish (9)
German (1)
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