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Roberts, William S. 1913-1997

Works: 86 works in 282 publications in 6 languages and 4,402 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film remakes  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Popular works  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  Young adult works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Narrator, Adapter, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William S Roberts
Most widely held works by William S Roberts
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

103 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,674 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 Devil's Brigade by William Holden( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from the USA. War. Dramatisation of a joint Canadian-American World War II commando group's formation and mission in Italy
The mating game by George Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An IRS investigator comes to check on an unpredictable farmer who hasn't paid his taxes, and ends up falling in love with the man's pretty daughter
Posse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A publicity-hungry U.S. Marshal 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
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 103 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
10 to midnight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Kessler, a police detective, tries to get a sex-killer
Esther Williams by Esther Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 93 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 Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advancing troops and retreating German forces converge on the last bridge on the Rhine. A true-life WWII powerhouse that stars George Segal, Robert Vaughn and Ben Gazzara
The sheepman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easygoing Jason Sweet won a trainload of sheep in a poker game and aims to graze them. Powder Valley looks like the perfect place. A cattle baron and a woman try to come between Jason and his sheep
Easy to love by Charles Walters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water skier and swimming star Julie Hallerton falls in love with Ray Lloyd. Ray is Julie's boss and the creator and operator of the show she stars in. Julie manages to stay mostly wet, while he stays mostly disinterested in anything other than the cash receipts
Nature girl : a novel by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honey Santana is determined to set up her own tour business, paddling tourists around the Florida Everglades in ocean kayaks. Theresult is a kayaking trip from hell, and an unplanned overnight stay on Dismal Key - one of the Everglades' islands
Red sun by Terence Young( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A samurai and a western outlaw team up to retrieve a stolen sword and a cache of gold
A short history of nearly everything by Bill Bryson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van belangrijke wetenschappelijke ontwikkelingen op het gebied van de natuurwetenschappen vanaf de achttiende eeuw
The violent ward by Len Deighton( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey Murphy is a criminal lawyer working in L.A. in a seedy downtown office. Devious and resourceful, Mickey moves into high gear when he finds himself being grilled as a suspect for a brutal murder, seeking answers from one of his clients - self-made millionaire and street-smart entrepreneur, Zach Petrovich. But Petrovich's wife, Ingrid, is Mickey's chilhood sweetheart and trouble looms when Mickey finds he still cares
Classic American short stories by Ambrose Bierce( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects short late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century works by American writers Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, Mark Twain, Jack London, and O. Henry
The Donna Reed show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This show is a situational comedy about an American middle class family. It follows pediatrician Dr. Alex Stone, wife, Donna Stone and their two teenage children through everyday situations
Major Payne by MCA Universal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Sgt. Bilko, a fast-talking army sergeant concocts a scheme to save Fort Baxter from being shutdown
Avalon High by Meg Cabot( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having moved to Annapolis, Maryland, with her medievalist parents, high school junior Ellie enrolls at Avalon High School where several students may or may not be reincarnations of King Arthur and his court
Les sept mercenaires by John Sturges( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans la chaleur étouffante de la sierra Mexicaine, un village s'attend à être massacré par Calvera et ses bandidos. Terrorisés et humiliés, les villageois, prêts à tout pour se venger, partent à la frontière américaine afin d'acheter des armes. En chemin, ils font la connaissance d'un groupe de sept mercenaires venant de l'ouest. Les sept hommes décident d'accompagner les villageois chez eux et de les aider à se débarrasser de Calvera. Mené par Chris Adams, les sept mercenaires se retrouvent plongés dans une lutte implacable pour sauver le village
Norton I: Emperor of the U.S. : draft script, never produced by William S Roberts( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Roberts, William 1913-1997

William Roberts Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1913-1997)

William Roberts Amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, geboren 1913

William Roberts amerikansk manusforfattar

William Roberts amerikansk manusförfattare

William Roberts amerikansk manusforfatter

William Roberts amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

William Roberts Scénariste américain, né en 1913

Williams, Robert 1913-1997

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