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Smith, Ted (Edward J.)

Overview
Works: 6 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 1,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  War films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Sports films  Romance fiction  Historical films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: ard
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ted Smith
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
Gentleman Jim by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer James J. Corbett, the bank clerk turned World Champion who elevated boxing from bare-knuckled brawling to the sport of skill it is today
The fighting 69th( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
The bride came C.O.D.( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten dollars a pound is the going rate for freight, so charter pilot Steve Collins figures he's owed $1,150, cash on delivery. His cargo is Joan Winfield, an heiress whose elopement with a musician is kiboshed when Steve kidnaps her so he can return her to her irate papa
Captains of the clouds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of bush pilots from Northern Canada feel their patriotic spirit roused during Winston Churchill's famous "Blood, sweat and tears" radio speech to pump up the British/Allied morale. They decide to enlist as pilots, only to find their age and attitude working against them. One of the pilots, Brian McLean, finds that his commander is the former boyfriend of his wife. To make matters worse, Brian needs to do things his way, leading to a tragedy from which he must redeem himself
Torrid zone by David Bunn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Case knows only one man who can shape up his troubled banana-republic plantation--fireball foreman Nick Butler. However, Nick is a little distracted when he meets a woman who can hold her own at a card table, especially if she's dealing
 
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