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O'Connell, Arthur 1908-1981

Works: 139 works in 440 publications in 5 languages and 15,438 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Children's films  Legal films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Juvenile works  Science fiction 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
The hiding place by James F Collier( Visual )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story that has captivated over 8,000,000 readers, The Hiding Place is one of the most extraordinary stories to come out of World War II. Filmed in Holland and other authentic European locations, the film traces the lives of Corrie ten Boom, her father, and sister Betsie, from the quiet years before World War II, to their work with the underground in helping to save the lives of countless Jewish families. The ultimate price they pay for their efforts is arrest and imprisonment in one of Nazi Germany's most dreaded concentration camps. In the midst of monstrous cruelty and suffering, Corrie and Betsy must face the greatest test of their faith in God and their ability to love mankind. - Container
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
Misty by Marguerite Henry( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 1,386 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 853 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 )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story covers one Labor Day week-end in a small Kansas town, and tells about the impact a virile drifter has on the lives of several women in town
Bus stop by Joshua Logan( Visual )

45 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 771 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!
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from a blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced, along with their craft, to microscope size, and to enter the bloodstream to save him
The complete Gidget collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting the big screen adventures of Gidget, the original queen of the Southern California beach scene
Anatomy of a murder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom drama, Anatomy of a murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it is an American movie landmark
Follow that dream by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and German and held by 445 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 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging apple seller poses as a wealthy grande dame to help her daughter marry into a legitimately wealthy family. A comic collection of gangsters help her in her charade
Man of the west by Anthony Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the train he is on gets robbed, Link Jones finds himself unwillingly reunited with his old gang. Dock Tobin, the gang's sadistic, half-crazed patriarch, was like a father to Link some twenty years past and welcomes him back. To survive, Link must take up his old ways--his killing ways
7 faces of Dr. Lao by George Pal( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 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
Kissin' cousins by Gene Nelson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 356 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
Cimarron by Anthony Mann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 328 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 )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 261 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 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun family comedy about a regular guy who ends up becoming a renowned astronaut -- despite his fear of heights!
Don Knotts : reluctant hero pack by Don Knotts( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost and Mr. Chicken: Knotts plays a small town typesetter with dreams of becoming a reporter who agrees to spend a night in an allegedly haunted house
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Anatomy of a murderMistyOperation PetticoatThe great raceFantastic voyageFollow that dreamPocketful of miracles7 faces of Dr. Lao
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

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