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Roberts, William S. 1913-1997

Works: 86 works in 275 publications in 6 languages and 4,069 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Popular works  Film remakes  Fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Young adult works  Action and adventure films  Juvenile 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 )

92 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,547 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 321 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 126 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 113 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
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creation of the hobby of the Grimm btothers and of the fairy tales they created
10 to midnight( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 97 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 96 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
Easy to love by Charles Walters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 88 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 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a sheep farmer, cattle baron and the woman who came between them
A short history of nearly everything by Bill Bryson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 42 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 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( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 20 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
Avalon High by Meg Cabot( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 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
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
The hundredth man by Jack Kerley( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 16 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
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
Bartleby the scrivener and other stories by Herman Melville( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 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
Red sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the lawless southwest of the 1870's, a rough-riding gunslinger and an honorable Samaurai warrior team up to search for a double-crossing killer
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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