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Roberts, William S. 1913-1997

Overview
Works: 87 works in 298 publications in 5 languages and 4,618 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Fiction  Popular works  Film remakes  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery fiction  War films  History 
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 )

109 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,745 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 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special commando team is trained to take on the Nazi's in Scandinavia but has their assignment cancelled
The mating game by George Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 156 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
Posse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 118 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
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 99 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 95 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 legend of the Lone Ranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Reid befriends Tonto, an Indian boy. Years later, Reid returns to the West as a lawyer devoted to bringing justice to the lawless land. The murderous Cavendish gang kills his parents and wounds and leaves him for dead
The sheepman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 90 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 by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 71 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 )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A samurai and a western outlaw team up to retrieve a stolen sword and a cache of gold
The Donna Reed show( Visual )

2 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 40 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
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 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey Murphy is a criminal lawyer in Los Angeles who does not need to be pulled in as a suspect for a brutal murder, which is what happens when he asks questions on behalf of Ingrid Petrovitch, his childhood sweetheart, who reappears in his life when her husband buys into his firm. What shady business has he got into; how does it connect with the odd English couple, Victor Crichton and Sir Jeremy Westbridge, not to mention the Reverend Egar Stojil, known as Rainbow? 1993
Wartime comedies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight comedies about war and military service
Classic American short stories by Ambrose Bierce( )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 25 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
Bartleby the scrivener and other stories by Herman Melville( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melville's Bartleby is a classic American short story, a wry tale of an assiduous copyist whose catch-phrase is 'I would prefer not to.' It is joined here by two other stories from The Piazza Tales
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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Alternative Names
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

ויליאם רוברטס

ویلیام رابرتس فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

威廉·羅勃茲

Languages
English (124)

Spanish (15)

German (13)

Italian (3)

French (2)

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Esther WilliamsEasy to loveThe violent ward