WorldCat Identities

Ford, Wallace 1898-1966

Overview
Works: 177 works in 494 publications in 5 languages and 11,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Film noir  Horror films  Comedy films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wallace Ford
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

31 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret
Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Stewart gives one of his finest performances in this lighthearted film, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Stewart stars as the good-natured Elwood P. Dowd, whose constant companion is Harvey, a six-foot tall rabbit that only he can see. To his sister, Veta Louise (Josephine Hull), Elwood's obsession with Harvey has been a thorn in the side of her plans to marry off her daughter. But when Veta Louise decides to put Elwood in a mental hospital, a hilarious mix-up occurs and she finds herself committed instead. It's up to Elwood to straighten out the mess with his kindly philosophy, and his "imaginary" friend, in this popular classic that features a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award-winning performance by Josephine Hull
Freaks by Tod Browning( Visual )

74 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers
The set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time
The Informer by John Ford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate
The furies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
A patch of blue( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother
The mummy by Rob Cohen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mummy (1932): "In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman."--IMDB website
The lost patrol by John Ford( Visual )

23 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terse drama about British cavalrymen lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors
Blood on the sun( Visual )

44 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American newspaper editor working in pre-World War II Japan stumbles across a Japanese militarist plot for world conquest
T-Men by Anthony Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two treasury agents infiltrate the ranks of a notorious counterfeiting ring known as the Vantucci Gang in this stylish film noir
What you sow by Wallace Ford( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this explosive sequel to The Pride, Gordon Perkins finds his reign as New York's financial genius undermined by his unquenchable thirst for power, his addiction to cocaine, and his scheming wife, all of which threaten to also destroy the lives of those around him
Warlock by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff is brought in to clean up the crime-ridden town of Warlock
Magic town by William A Wellman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions
House of wax by André De Toth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Dead reckoning( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-G.I. tries to find out who framed his pal for murder -- and then rubbed him out! While tracking his war buddy's shadowy past, the G.I. becomes involved with the mysterious night club singer who had once been his pal's sweetheart
Paul Robeson pioneer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
The mummy's hand( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expedition of American archaeologists travels to Egypt and must battle a 3000-year-old mummy who goes on a killing rampage during each full moon
Jericho( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier flees from an unjust criminal conviction
 
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Alternative Names
Ford, Wally

Ford Wally 1898-1966

Grundy, Sam 1898-1966

Jones Grundy, Samuel 1898-1966

Wallace Ford acteur britannique

Wallace Ford attore britannico

Wallace Ford britischer Schauspieler

Wallace Ford britisk skodespelar

Wallace Ford britisk skuespiller

Wallace Ford Brits acteur (1898-1966)

Wallace Ford brittisk skådespelare

Уоллес Форд

וולאס פורד

والاس فورد بازیگر بریتانیایی

Languages
English (212)

Spanish (16)

French (7)

Italian (5)

German (4)

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The InformerThe lost patrolWhat you sowHouse of waxThe mummy's hand