WorldCat Identities

Davis, Frank 1897-1984

Overview
Works: 44 works in 152 publications in 3 languages and 2,998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  War films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Short films  Film remakes 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Lyricist, Author, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank Davis
A tree grows in Brooklyn by Elia Kazan( Visual )

36 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of life in turn-of-the-century Brooklyn slums, as seen from the eyes of a bright young girl who is charmed by her drunken father
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
John Frankenheimer's The train( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
John Frankenheimer's The train by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1944, the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
Jim Thorpe, All-American( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of Thorpe, a Native American athlete who gained international recognition for his excellence in many different sports
Springfield rifle by André De Toth( Visual )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Cooper plays Lex Kearney, a U.S. Army major posing as a Confederate sympathizer. Kearney's ruse unmasks rustlers of Union horses, even though his true allegiance is revealed. Ultimately, the major and his troops are outmanned and outgunned. But with the experimental weapon that makes one man the equal of five, they won't be outfought
The Indian fighter by André De Toth( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Hawks, a loner and former Indian fighter, helps a tribe of Sioux Indians battle a group of whiskey traders after gold on their land. He does this for two reasons: because is enamored of the chief's daughter, and because he is trying to protect the wagon train that he is leading
The woman on the beach by Jean Renoir( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy feels trapped, lacking the will to break free of her husband Tod, a famed painter whose career and eyesight she destroyed during a violent quarrel. A war-traumatized sailor, eager to claim Peggy for himself, is convinced Tod feigns blindness to control her. To prove it, he'll take Tod for a stroll along the seaside cliffs and watch as the artist nears the edge. Filled with primal lust, bold imagery and murderous hearts, 'The Woman on the Beach' is Jean Renoir's fever dream of a film noir
It's a wonderful world by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He's a private eye on the run from a conspiracy rap in a phony murder case. She's a dizzy poet he takes hostage...and takes on the adventure of her life to track down the real killer
The jazz singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( Visual )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un updated version of the classic story in which a trained cantor struggles with his family to become a Broadway star
The devil is a sissy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No squealers, that's the rule. And Claude Pierce, a child of privilege eager to throw in with two rough-and-tumble lower East Siders, aims to live by it. But through their adventures, the three would-be toughs discover another rule: it's harder to go straight than to live a life of crime"--Container
Fighting Father Dunne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is the early 20th century in the city of St. Louis where Father Dunne, a tough but kind-hearted parish priest, befriends a group of unfortunate newsboys. A tough lot, but as the kindly Father knows, there's no such thing as a bad boy
Remember the day( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly schoolteacher reminisces about a nominee for president who use to be her student
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: A deformed bell ringer at Notre Dame cathedral in late 15th century France rescues a gypsy girl from the evil intentions of her guardian. Dance, girl, dance: Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string-- and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. The Spanish main: Laurent Van Horn, a Dutch sea captain, is shipwrecked on the coast of Cartagena, a Spanish-held island. Sentenced to be hanged, Van Horn and his crew escape from jail and take up piracy as revenge against Spain. Soon afterward, they capture a ship carrying Francesca, the fiance of Cartagena's corrupt governor Don Alvarado. Van Horn vengefully forces Francesca to marry him instead, which causes dissension at the Pirate colony of Tortuga. The wings of eagles: Cmdr. Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter (whose works included John Ford's They Were Expendable) and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen
Spring fever( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golf nut Jack Kelly gets a chance to play golf at an exclusive club. There he pursues Allie Monte telling her he is a wealthy golf pro. When she learns the truth she'll have nothing to do with him. In the end love prevails as Kelly becomes a golf champion and wins the girl as well
The boy from Oklahoma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wandering across the New Mexico territory, law student Tom Brewster mails his final exam from Bluerock, a corrupt town whose sheriff was recently killed. So when the stagecoach is robbed and the letters stolen, Tom is offered the lawman's position when it's learned he won't carry a gun. Armed with only a rope and his wits, Tom attempts to clean up the town and track down the killers without ending up in Boot Hill." -- Container
The jazz singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer
What a wonderful girl you are by Max Prival( )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valse moderato [tempo]
El Tren( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segunda Guerra Mundial. París, agosto de 1944. Mientras se va estrechando el cerco a los aliados, un coronel alemán, fanático del arte, roba una extensa colección de cuadros originales franceses y los carga en un tren con destino a Berlín. Pero un miembro de la resistencia promete detener el tren a cualquier precio
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Frank b. 1890

Davis Frank T. 1897-1984

Frank Davis Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1897-1984)

Frank Davis sceneggiatore statunitense

Frank Davis US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Фрэнк Дэвис

فرانك ديفيس كاتب سيناريو ومنتج أفلام أمريكي

Languages
English (100)

Spanish (7)

German (7)