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Roberts, William S. 1913-1997

Works: 76 works in 271 publications in 6 languages and 3,951 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Popular works  Film remakes  Fiction  Film adaptations  Young adult works  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Narrator, Adapter, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.W4, 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 )

123 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,525 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 Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards William Holden( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II
The mating game by George Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 128 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
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 114 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
Posse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 114 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. In Posse, the lawman soon discovers that fame may be fleeting when he sets his sights on his No. one target: cool-witted Jack Strawhorn
Esther Williams by Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 106 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
10 to midnight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Kessler, a police detective, tries to get a sex-killer
Easy to love( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 91 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
The sheepman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 78 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
Red sun by Terence Young( Visual )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 51 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 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van belangrijke wetenschappelijke ontwikkelingen op het gebied van de natuurwetenschappen vanaf de achttiende eeuw
The Donna Reed show( Visual )

2 editions published between 1959 and 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
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
The hundredth man by Jack Kerley( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When bizarre and cryptic messages are found on a pair of corpses in Mobile, Alabama, junior police detective Carson Ryder and veteran cop Harry Nautilus find themselves in a mysterious public-relations quagmire pitting public safety against office politics. With the body count growing, Ryder must confront his family's terrifying past by seeking advice from his brother, a violent psychopath convicted of similarly heinous crimes. Ryder finds himself falling for Ava, the striking pathologist processing the gruesome corpses. But Ava's past holds its own nightmarish secrets
Major Payne( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Major Payne, unemployed Marine Corps killing machine Major Benson Winifred Payne is unable to cope with civilian life. Payne is thrust back into the military regimen as commander of the Madison Academy Junior ROTC
Classic American short stories( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 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 Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945, los aliados realizan su último avance en territorio alemán, y sólo un puente, situado en un lugar estratégico sobre el Rhin, permanece en manos de los nazis. Los dos bandos tienen mucho que ganar: los alemanes, las vidas de 50.000 soldados apostados en el lado equivocado del puente, los aliados: un rápido fin de la guerra, con el menor número posible de bajas. Aunque ambos ejércitos luchan valientemente, sólo uno podrá ganar la batalla del "El puente de Remagen"
Bartleby, the scrivener [a story of Wall Street] by Herman Melville( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartleby the Scrivener is a strange tale of a constantly busy copyist whose simple refrain, 'I would prefer not to,' wreaks havoc on his workplace. Two other wonderful creations from Herman Melville are included in this two-disc series consisting of The Lightning-Rod and The Bell-Tower
Bulk mineralogy and geochemistry of selected Alaskan chromian spinel samples by William S Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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