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Roberts, William

Overview
Works: 94 works in 319 publications in 5 languages and 7,827 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  History  Love stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Narrator, Scenarist, Producer, Adapter, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.C5792, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by William Roberts
The magnificent seven by Yul Brynner ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
The mouse and the motorcycle by Beverly Cleary ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It's Ralph's lucky day when along comes Keith, the owner of the toy motorcycle, who teaches Ralph how to ride properly, and then turns him loose to enjoy the biking adventure of his life."
Henry and Beezus by Beverly Cleary ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry is determined to buy a shiny red bike. But even with the help of Beezus and Robert, he just keeps coming up short ... until an unexpected bit of luck comes his way
The fall of the House of Usher, the pit and the pendulum and other tales by Edgar Allan Poe ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of the author's classic horror stories
Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the further adventures of a motorcycle-riding mouse who goes to school and becomes the instigator of an investigation of rodents and the peacemaker for two lonely boys
Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph runs away looking for freedom but winds up a prisoner at a summer camp
The Devil's Brigade by Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards William Holden ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II
Strangers on a train by Patricia Highsmith ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two men meet by chance on a train and "swap" murders
Stalking the angel by Robert Crais ( )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bradley Warren has lost a rare, 13th century Japanese manuscript called the Hagakure. PI Elvis Cole knows nothing about Japan but he knows a lot about crooks. His search begins in LA's Little Tokyo and leads to madness and murder
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early nineteenth century, the brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are commissioned to write a family history for a local Duke. However, Wilhelm would rather spend his time dreaming of fairies, elves, knights and princesses
The mating game ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An IRS investigator comes to check on an unpredictable businessman who hasn't paid his taxes, and ends up falling in love with the man's pretty daughter
Free fall by Robert Crais ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis Cole is a detective who can't say no - especially when it comes to a girl in a terrible fix. But when Jennifer Sheridan asks him for help, Elvis takes on rather more than he bargained for. Jennifer's fianceĢ, Mark Thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plain-clothes unit, but Jennifer's sure he's in trouble: the kind of serious trouble that Cole is only too familiar with
Sunset express by Robert Crais ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PLAYAWAY. Elvis Cole is back on his own turf in Los Angeles, and embroiled in a controversial high-profile murder case. A wealthy restaurateur is accused of murdering his wife, and his hot-shot defense attorney hires Elvis to find proof that police detective Angela Rossi fooled around with the evidence. Rossi had been cleared of an earlier charge of planting evidence to convict a counterfeiter, but her career was damaged and she's rumoured to be willing to do anything to get it back on track - even if it means framing an innocent man. Yet as Elvis investigates Rossi for the defence team, he begins to be more suspicious of the media-loving lawyers than the cops
Posse by Kirk Douglas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A publicity-hungry U.S. Marshal (Kirk Douglas) doesn t just hunt down and capture fugitives, he makes sure a photographer is around to record his crime-fighting exploits and bolster his political aspirations. In POSSE the lawman soon discovers that fame may be fleeting when he sets his sights on his No. 1 target: cool-witted robber Jack Strawhorn (Bruce Dern). Bo Hopkins, James Stacy and Alfonso Arau co-star in this crafty Western that asks the question: Just who is the real bad guy
Easy to love ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hardworking water queen swims, dives, sings, models, and waterskis through a series of romantic entanglements in this splashy aqua-musical
10 to midnight ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leo Kessler, a police detective, tries to get a sex-killer
Lullaby town by Robert Crais ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Alan Nelsen is a brilliant but erratic director who's been crowned Hollywood's King of Adventure. His films make billions, but his manners make enemies. Surrounded by yes-men and a gorgeous bodyguard named Dani, no one says no to Peter Alan Nelsen - except PI Elvis Cole. Nelsen wants to find the wife and child he dumped en route to becoming the most powerful filmmaker in America. It's the kind of case Cole can handle in his sleep - until it turns out to be a nightmare. For Nelsen's ex-wife is nothing like Cole expected. And she has a dark, threatening secret
Esther Williams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thrill of a romance: A war hero takes swimming lessons in order to woo the instructor. Fiesta: A woman disguises herself as a matador to fill in for her brother. This time for keeps: A veteran falls in love with a swimmer. Pagan love song: A love story set on Tahiti. Million dollar mermaid: Dramatizes the life of Annette Kellerman. Easy to love: A water skier falls in love with her agent
The last tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A novel of the glittering decadence of Hollywood's heyday."--Container
The last detective by Robert Crais ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis Cole is once again coming to terms with life as a PI on the streets of Los Angeles. He loves his girlfriend, but their relationship is stretched to the limit when Cole's job brings danger close to her beloved son. When Ben Chenier is snatched from Cole's secluded home, the demons from Elvis's past catch up with him. The kidnappers want retribution for an incident that happened twenty years ago in Vietnam. Now Elvis must embark on a journey into his past to protect his future
 
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Alternative Names
Roberts, William 1913-1997
Williams, Robert 1913-1997
Languages
English (153)
German (1)
French (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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