WorldCat Identities

Alland, William 1916-1997

Overview
Works: 90 works in 224 publications in 4 languages and 6,856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Journalism films  Films à clef  Science fiction films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Monster films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Conceptor, pmn, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, fmp, Narrator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Alland
 
Most widely held works by William Alland
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

27 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 2,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
Creature from the Black Lagoon by Jack Arnold( Visual )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the upper reaches of the Amazon River, a scientific team discovers an amphibious creature, a living missing link. The creature is captured and falls in love with the female assistant of the leader of the research team. The lonely creature kidnaps her, and the scientist mounts an effort to reclaim his sweetheart and return the creature to his watery home
It came from outer space by Jack Arnold( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and French and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering that a meteor-like object buried under a landslide is an inhabited space ship from another planet, a young scientist delays an attack by panic-stricken townspeople so that the ship can leave the earth
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
The rare breed by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowhand must deliver a Hereford bull to a Scottish cattle baron looking to create a new breed
Creature from the Black Lagoon : the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revenge of the creature: The Gill-Man is captured by scientists and transported to an aquarium in south Florida. He is attracted to the lovely female scientist, manages to escape, and kidnaps her
This island Earth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Meacham is chosen, along with others, to do research that will help save the dying planet Metaluna. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Dr. Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan's plan to take over Earth
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canyon passage: Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line
Citizen Kane( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
The Boris Karloff collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night key: An ingenious inventor of a security system is kidnapped by a gang of burglars and forced to help them commit robberies
Creature from the Black Lagoon : complete legacy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creature from the Black Lagoon: Members of a scientific expedition to the Amazon discover a gruesome half man/half fish creature. Revenge of the Creature: A monster, half man and half fish, kills two men and abducts a woman ichthyologist after escaping from the tank where it is chained. The creature walks among us: Despite the clear intention of enjoying his watery home deep in the Everglades, the Creature from the Black Lagoon is disturbed again, this time by a gaggle of inquisitive doctors who decide that he would be better off if he were able to walk among men
The classic sci-fi ultimate collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land unknown: When a navy expedition crash-lands in a crater thousands of miles below sea level, they encounter a hot, tropical landscape of prehistoric terror filled with ferocious dinosaurs
The colossus of New York( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist places the brain of his late son, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian, into the head of a towering robot
The classic sci-fi ultimate collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarantula: an experiment to create a growth formula that could end starvation -- Mole people: three scientists stumble upon a tyrannical tribe of albinos who have enslaved a mutant race of mole people -- Incredible shrinking man: an ordinary business man is exposed to a radioactive mist and finds his size diminishing -- Monolith Monsters: a geologist and a scientist must find a way to stop the effects of killer-outer space rocks -- Monster on campus: A discovery of a prehistoric fish that turns animals and humans into bloodthirsty monsters that come into contact it
The land unknown( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land unknown: When a navy expedition crash-lands in a crater thousands of miles below sea level, they encounter a hot, tropical landscape of prehistoric terror filled with ferocious dinosaurs
The Creature walks among us( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the clear intention of enjoying his watery home deep in the Everglades, the Creature from the Black Lagoon is disturbed again, this time by a gaggle of inquisitive doctors who decide that he would be better off if he were able to walk among men
Citizen Kane : 70th anniversary( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Citizen Kane, following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. In RKO-281, Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Tarantula( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More terrifying than any horror known to man comes a creeping crawling monster whose towering fury no one can escape! A Jack Arnold atomic monster classic, Tarantula is a cult extravaganza, featuring an inspired 1950s style of wild and imaginative science fiction horror. Ambitious Professor Gerald Deemer has developed an astonishing new project: a special growth formula. Testing the formula on his innocent lab tarantula in Arizona he expects nothing more than it to double in size. But when it somehow escapes into the desert, it grows to gargantuan size and threatens to destroy everything and everyone in its path."--Container
Citizen Kane( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RKO 281: language and some graphic sexual images
The Classic sci-fi ultimate collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mole people: A team of archaeologists digging in the Middle East stumble upon a race of albinos living under the Earth. They are afraid of light of any kind and keep mutant humanoid mole men as their slaves
 
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Alternative Names
Alland, William, 1916-

William Alland actor i director de cinema estatunidenc

William Alland actor y director de cine estadounidense

William Alland Amerikaans acteur

William Alland attore, produttore e regista statunitense

William Alland cinéaste américain

William Alland pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

William Alland US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Filmproduzent

Уильям Олленд

ויליאם אולנד שחקן אמריקאי

وليام ألاند

ویلیام الاند

ویلیام الاند تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ウィリアム・アランド 日本語

威廉·阿蘭

Languages
English (113)

Italian (4)

Spanish (2)

French (1)