WorldCat Identities

O'Connell, Arthur 1908-1981

Works: 129 works in 407 publications in 5 languages and 15,364 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  History  Children's films  Legal films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Arthur O'Connell
Most widely held works by Arthur O'Connell
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

27 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
The hiding place by James F Collier( Visual )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Corrie Ten Boom, from the quiet years before World War II, to her work with the "underground" in helping to save the lives of countless Jewish families and her eventual arrest and imprisonment in one of Nazi Germany's most dreaded concentration camps
Misty by Marguerite Henry( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantom, a rarely seen mare, eludes all efforts to capture her until a young brother and sister lay eyes on her. Although Phantom would forever be a creature of the wild, her gentle, loyal colt Misty is another story altogether
The Poseidon adventure by Paul Gallico( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most gripping disaster films of all time follows ten survivors as they struggle to escape from an ocean liner capsized by a tidal wave. Suspenseful terror, combined with the victims' intimate and personal stories, results in compelling and heart-stopping drama
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
The great race by Blake Edwards( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
Bus stop by Joshua Logan( Visual )

44 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauregard "Bo" Decker and Virgil Blessing set out from their ranch in Montana to Phoenix, Arizona on the bus, so Bo can participate in a big rodeo. Bo is a brash, obnoxious, at times rather dislikable young man, skilled at ridin' and rustlin' and not much more. Bo has in his mind that there in the big city, he's going to find "an angel" and take possession of her. In Phoenix, he meets Cherie. She had enough gumption to get out of Arkansas, and is now trying to earn enough money to get to L.A. But Cherie isn't quite ready to become Bo's personal angel, even if it would get her out of a dive girlie club!
Picnic by Joshua Logan( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Labor Day, drifter Hal Carter arrives in a sleepy Kansas town in hope of landing a job with his fraternity brother's family business. He quickly attracts the women in town, and his plans go awry when he falls for his friend's girl
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El profesor Bennet es un científico que ha creado una fórmula que permitiría reducir el cuerpo humano a un tamaño microscópico durante un tiempo ilimitado. Cuando se dispone a entregarla al Pentágono, unos espías provocan un accidente de tráfico que deja al profesor incapacitado para toda labor científica. Pero las Fuerzas Disuasorias de Miniaturas Combinadas ponen en marcha un plan para operarlo desde el interior
The complete Gidget collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting the big screen adventures of Gidget, the original queen of the Southern California beach scene
Follow that dream by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and German and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis plays a sexy but naive country boy in this light-hearted musical comedy about a backwoods family homesteading along the Florida coast
Pocketful of miracles by Bette Davis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a well educated daughetr tells her poor mother she is coming home with her wealthy fiance, the mother enlists the help of a racketeer to pass her off as a society dame
Man of the west by Anthony Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reformed outlaw becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced to rejoin his old outlaw band
Kissin' cousins by Gene Nelson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his 15th film, the King plays dark-haired Air Force Lt. Josh Morgan and blond good ol' boy Jodie Tatum. On an assignment that's "like biting into a beehive," Josh wants to negotiate with the Tatums for military use of their Smoky Mountain homestead as a missile site. But Jodie is right wary of federal "revenooers" and of this lookalike who claims to be kin. Includes songs "Barefoot ballad," "[It's a] Long lonely highway," "Tender feeling," "Kissin' cousins," "Smokey Mountain boy" and others
7 faces of Dr. Lao by George Pal( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly Chinese magician comes into a small western town facing a crisis of identity. He puts on a show filled with mythic characters who force the townspeople to review their values and lives. After transforming the townspeople he leaves town
Cimarron by Anthony Mann( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April 22, 1889. Tens of thousands of hopeful homesteaders are poised at the Oklahoma border, waiting for the gunshots that will send them on a feverish dash to claim a share of two million acres free for the taking
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn : a musical adaptation by Mark Twain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical rendering of Mark Twain's classic captures the genuine friendship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim. Strong-willed and self-raised, Huck decides to flee his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, when his cruel absentee father tries to kidnap him. Accompanying him is the sharp-witted Jim, who fears he is about to be sold. As this unlikely pair journey north to freedom, they develop a bond of friendship and mutual respect that will help them brave a series of thrilling adventures with a few narrow escapes
The reluctant astronaut by Don Knotts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family comedy about a simple, hometown fellow who ends up becoming an experimental astronaut - despite his fear of heights!
Don Knotts : reluctant hero pack( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shakiest gun in the west: Knotts plays a dental school graduate out to bring oral hygiene to the west, who, with the help of a woman gunslinger tracking gunsmugglers who happened to marry him, becomes known as a feared gunslinger himself
Horse tales collection : Misty ; Wildfire, the arabian heart ; Mary White ; Wind dancer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wind Dancer: A girl loses her ability to walk during a riding accident. Her physical therapist hopes that the girl can form a bond with her therapy horse that will allow her to walk again
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Alternative Names
Arthur O’Connell US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Arthur O'Connell acteur américain

Arthur O'Connell aktor amerykański

Arthur O'Connell Amerikaans acteur

Arthur O'Connell amerikansk skådespelare

Arthur O'Connell amerikansk skodespelar

Arthur O'Connell amerikansk skuespiller

Arthur O'Connell attore statunitense

Артур О'Коннелл

О’Коннелл, Артур

ארתור או'קונל

ארתור או'קונל שחקן אמריקאי

آرتور اوکانل بازیگر آمریکایی




The hiding placeMistyOperation PetticoatThe great raceFantastic voyageFollow that dreamPocketful of miraclesKissin' cousins