WorldCat Identities

Ford, Wallace 1898-1966

Overview
Works: 193 works in 450 publications in 5 languages and 11,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures  Detective and mystery films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Wallace Ford, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Wallace Ford
Harvey by Henry Koster ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,419 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 )
56 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,276 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 freaks
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 744 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
The set-up by Robert Wise ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind
What you sow by Wallace Ford ( )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful and unscrupulous investment banker learns the hard way that what goes up must come down. Ever since Gordon Perkins made off with his partners' money, he's been living fast, but losing even faster
The Informer by John Ford ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 509 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 by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 465 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
The mummy by Boris Karloff ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 417 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 pride by Wallace Ford ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sture Jorgenson's rise from dishwasher at the Water Club to part-owner of a hotspot named for tragic legend Dorothy Dandridge has him rubbing elbows with many powerful people, but when Sture gains entree into "The Pride," he becomes part of that coterie of New York's most accomplished black men and women, the lions and lionesses whose lives intersect on Wall Street, in Harlem, in the Hamptons, and on Park Avenue
A patch of blue ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother
What you sow by Wallace Ford ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 374 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
Blood on the sun ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American newspaper editor working in pre-World War II Japan tries to expose the menace of a Japanese militarist plan for world conquest
The lost patrol by John Ford ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terse drama about British cavalryman 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. This film established John Ford's reputation as a director internationally
T-Men ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two treasury agents infiltrate the ranks of a notorious counterfeiting ring known as the Vantucci Gang
Warlock by Oakley M Hall ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sheriff is brought in to clean up the crime-ridden town of Warlock
Alfred Hitchcock's shadow of a doubt ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncle Charlie is a seemingly charming man visiting his relatives in their small and peaceful hometown. But when his namesake niece, "Young Charlie" suspects that he may in fact be the psychopathic Merry Widow killer, Uncle Charlie must plot the death of his favorite relation in order to remain one step ahead of the law in this murderous game of cat-and-mouse
Dead reckoning by John Cromwell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 145 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
Magic town by William A Wellman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 145 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
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 132 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ford, Wally
Ford Wally 1898-1966
Grundy, Sam 1898-1966
Jones Grundy, Samuel 1898-1966
Languages
English (186)
Italian (4)
German (3)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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