WorldCat Identities

Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 104 works in 282 publications in 4 languages and 5,162 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Juvenile works  Monologues (Drama)  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Short films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Walter Ferris
 
Most widely held works by Walter Ferris
The little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

59 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the famous novel by writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, Shirley portrays Sara, the pampered daughter of a British officer. Left in a boarding school when her father goes off to war, her world is turned upside down when he is reported dead. Destitute, Sara is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken
Scenes for student actors : dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi goes to live in the Alps with her gruff grandfather, who comes to adore her. Eventually placed with another family, Heidi fights to join her grandfather again
Death takes a holiday : a comedy in three acts by Walter Ferris( Book )

19 editions published between 1930 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death suspends activities for three days during which he falls in love with a beautiful girl, and through her realizes why mortals fear him
Heidi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again
The little princess( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adaptation of a classic children's novel and stage play by Frances Hodgson Burnett, adorable Sara Crewe is treated like a little princess at her boarding school. But when reports of her father's death in the Boer War surface, she is forced into servitude towards other girls. The unflappable youngster steps up to the challenge of her new lot in life, and ultimately wins over the hearts of wealthy neighbors - and even Queen Victoria herself - as she refuses to give up hope that her father will one day return after all."--Container
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 1999 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grim Reaper takes time off to find out what makes the human world tick. He eventually falls in love
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little princess ; Shirley Temple Festival( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underpriviledged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. The Shirley Temple Festival consists of four early short comedies
Four men and a prayer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Four men and a prayer, the sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name. In The seas beneath, a U.S. "mystery ship" is sent out to destroy a German U-boat, which has been causing damage to Allied ships
Bright eyes ; Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi: When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Lloyd's of London by Richard Rogers Partnership( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lad is given an apprenticeship at Lloyds, the great insurance company. Eventually he falls in love with the wife of his business rival and duels with him for her love
The Shirley Temple collection by Shirley Temple( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimples (1936): A tiny performer encourages her pickpocket grandfather (Frank Morgan) to go legit
At sword's point (1952) : shooting script by Walter Ferris( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirley Temple Festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underprivileged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. Includes other classic shorts
At sword's point( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At swords point is an exciting swashbuckling sequel to "The three Musketeers". The sons of the Musketeers are called upon to defend the throne of France. They must rescue the King of France from the hands of the evil Duc de Lavalle
Heidi by Allan Dwan( Visual )

24 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johanna Spyri's classic tale puts Shirley Temple in the hands of a mean governess and the loving arms of her Swiss grandfather
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-cornered moon : Various members of a Brooklyn family begin looking for employment after Mom loses a fortune on the stock market
The ancient manuscript by Walter Ferris( )

4 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Death takes a holiday : a comedy in three acts
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Alternative Names
Ferris

Ferris, Walter b. 1882

Walter Ferris Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1882-1965)

Walter Ferris guionista estauxunidense (1882–1965)

Languages
English (153)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

German (1)