WorldCat Identities

Heisler, Stuart 1896-1979

Works: 167 works in 462 publications in 4 languages and 3,624 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Religious films  Film adaptations  History  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Author, Performer, Restager , fmd, dir
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Stuart Heisler
Most widely held works by Stuart Heisler
Tulsa by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

46 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1920's, the mad rush for oil changed Tulsa from a sleepy plains town to a bustling metropolis. It seemed as if Tulsa became the oil capital of the world virtually overnight, but at what cost? Cherokee Lansing, a beautiful cattleman's daughter, loses her father in a freak oil mining accident. Determined to save her ranch, she attempts to single-handedly challenge a powerful oil mogul, only to become one herself.--Container
The glass key by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

38 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intricate mystery about a slightly corrupt politician, accused of murder, who solicits his right-hand man (Ladd) to hunt down the real killer
Along came Jones( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy Melody Jones rides into town looking for work and is mistaken for the evil desperado Monte Jarrad. Jones lets all the special treatment go to his head until the real outlaw shows up looking for him
Dallas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blayde Hollister, ex-Confederate from Georgia, has waged his own war to settle past injustices. Now he's a wanted man. And he can feel the law closing in on him
Birth of the blues( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child, Jeff Lambert hangs out in New Orleans' Basin Street, playing hot swing on his clarinet instead of the classics his father prefers. He's inspired by an African-American group there and, some years later, at the turn of the century, sets out to form a jazz band of his own. Patterned after the story of trombonist Jack Teagarden of the Original Dixieland Jazz Group
Storm warning by Jerry Wald( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mob in hooded white robes. A man running for his life. Gunfire. In the South to visit her sister Lucy, Marsha Mitchell witnesses a Ku Klux Klan murder. Once safely with Lucy, Marsha gasps out the terror she has seen, then recognizes her sister's brutish new husband as one of the killers. She could lie, protect her sister and leave town. Or she could be the one person brave enough to bring the Klan to justice
Tokyo Joe( Visual )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-war hero returns to Tokyo to search for his missing wife and daughter
Beachhead( Visual )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four marines embark on a hazardous island mission to verify reports about a secret Japanese minefield. The intelligence comes from a French planter -- who may or may not be a spy -- and his beautiful daughter. If their story is true, can the marines outgun their enemies, make it through the treacherous jungle and rendezvous with American forces in time to prevent disaster?"--Container
Irving Berlin's Blue skies( Visual )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1994 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing star Jed Potter and singer/nightclub owner Johnny Adams are both in love with songstress Mary O'Hara. She marries Johnny, but his passion for buying and selling nightclubs drives them apart. So Jed steps in, hoping to win Mary's heart - until fate steps in and changes the lives of all three
The Negro soldier by Frank Capra( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This War Department enlistment film aims to recruit African Americans in its World War II engagement. The documentary has as its framework a black minister's explanation to his congregation of the reasons they should join the armed forces to fight the Nazis. The viewer sees historical re-enactments of African Americans as valued participants in U.S. armed conflicts dating from the American Revolution. Scenes also detail Black accomplishments in the country's history, with footage of Blacks as they served as judges and school teachers, conducted orchestras, played football, and served the U.S. Army in World War II. Footage is included of Jesse Owens and other Blacks as they competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. "The Negro Soldier" was produced by Frank Capra and directed by Stuart Heisler, with music by Dimitri Tiomkin."--National Archives and Records Administration description
The burning hills by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of horse thieves have killed Trace Jordan's brother and now they are chasing him. But Trace is leading the gunmen into a camp of hostile Comanches
Chain lightning( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After World War II, Matt Brennan becomes a test pilot for a jet manufacturer, and an old flame re-enters his life
Susan Hayward double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tulsa: The story behind the Oklahoma city's emergence as an oil producing powerhouse. Cherokee Lansing is the ambitious daughter of an Oklahoma cattleman who fights to preserve tradition and stave off the interests of encroaching oil barons
Kid millions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor Brooklyn boy becomes a millionaire after saving the life of a sheik's daughter. A hilarious comedy adventure straight from the Arabian Nights
I died a thousand times( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-convict plans a big hotel robbery, but things go wrong within his gang
Smash-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A nightclub performer gives up her promising career to marry and become a mother. When her husband's singing career takes off, she feels lonely and unneeded, and drifts into alcoholism. Rated PG. Starring Susan Hayward. (105 min.) 1946
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Alternative Names
Heisler, Stuart

Heisler, Stuart 1894-1979

Heisler, Stuart R. 1894-1979

Heisler, Stuart R. 1896-1979

Stuart Heisler Amerikaans filmregisseur (1896-1979)

Stuart Heisler cinéaste américain

Stuart Heisler regista e montatore statunitense

Stuart Heisler US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Хейслер, Стюарт

استارت هایسلر کارگردان آمریکایی

하이슬러, 스튜어트 1896-1979


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