WorldCat Identities

Witney, William 1915-2002

Overview
Works: 434 works in 734 publications in 3 languages and 3,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Western films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Witney
Under California stars ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy's vacation from movie-making is turned into adventure when wild horse rustlers kidnap Trigger and hold the talented horse for ransom
Zorro rides again ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zorro battles the power-hungry tyrant Captain Monastario from behind a mask
In a door, into a fight, out a door, into a chase : moviemaking remembered by the guy at the door by William Witney ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Early in 1937, Bill Witney, a young film editor, went on-location for the filming of Republic's The Painted Stallion. Witney went on to direct or codirect 23 Republic serials. This engaging story is a behind-the-scenes look at the heyday of the Hollywood cliffhanger, the making of the movies, and the people involved in them"--Provided by publisher
Apache Rose ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Vegas family owns an oil rich ranch and Calhoun is after the mineral rights. He gets Carlos Vega to run up huge gambling debts, and when Carlos' sister arrives, Calhoun tries to have her killed. Roy ultimately finds a clue that leads him to Calhouns' offshore gambling ship
Bells of San Angelo ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Border patrolman Roy Rogers in on the trail of silver smugglers with plenty of help from Dale Evans, Andy Devine and Trigger
The adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The evil Dr. Fu Manchu plans to conquer the world in four rare episodes of this classic TV series
Bells of Coronado ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Action, adventure and song. The threat of treason brings Roy Rogers to the small town of Coronado. Posing as a cowhand in need of work, he searches for a murderer plotting to sell uranium to an unfriendly power. Can Roy smash the conspiracy?
Apache rifles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The racist army commander of an Arizona outpost must change his feelings for Native Americans when he falls for a beautiful Apache missionary. His attempts at reformation are frustrated by a band of gold-hungry miners who want to start a war with the Apaches
Arizona raiders ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raiders kidnap the Indian chief's beautiful daughter
Drums of Fu Manchu ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In order to gain complete control of the barbaric bond of Asia, the nefarious Fu Manchu must acquire the fabled scepter of Genghis Khan. To find the lost tomb housing the scepter, he must first locate and assemble the Cardack segment, which will disclose the location of the tomb. Opposing him is his old nemesis, Sir Rayland Smith and Allen Parker. The adventures range from the United States to Asia, and contain some of the most fiendish cliffhangers ever put on film."--Container
Down Dakota way ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy returns to his hometown of Sun Rock to find the stepson of his beloved schoolteacher wanted for the cold-blooded killing of the town veterinarian. Only the murderer and his cohorts know what the vet took to his grave, the knowledge of an outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease that could wipe out every hard-working rancher in Sunset Valley
Colorado sundown ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this film, Rex comes to the rescue of his sidekick, Slim Pickens, and a lovely lady, Mary Ellen Kay, being cheated by a conniving brother and sister who were trying to steal their share of an inheritance
Trigger, Jr ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roy attempts to cure a boy's fear of horses with the aid of his palomino's colt
Jungle girl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hunt for hidden African diamonds prompts the beautiful Nyoka and hero Jack Stanton to rise to the challenges of the wilderness and the always-scheming villains
Master of the world ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1848, a fanatical inventor seeks to fly around the world and stop war from his flying airship, the 'Albatross', a cross between a zeppelin and a helicopter. Adapted from two Jules Verne novels: 'Master of the World' and 'The Conqueror'
Jules Verne's Master of the world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robur has at his fingertips an assortment of whiz-bang 19th-century whatchamacallits including the Albatross, a fantastic flying machine that's at once part zeppelin, part whirlybird, part resort hotel and completely lethal with its overwhelming combination of see-you-later speed and bombs-away firepower that can blast the armies of the world to their knees. Crafty Robur guides the Albatross over the continents, humbling nations one by one when they refuse to kowtow to his self-styled brand of peace or else. Finally, on-board captive and U.S. agent Strock decides he must somehow put an end to Robur's crazed scheme for world dominance while there is still a world to be saved
The Painted stallion ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious woman with a deadly secret and the greatest heroes of the old West blaze a trail across the screen in this hard-riding, two-fisted frontier adventure
SOS Coast Guard ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See America's valiant protectors of our nation's shores go to battle against sinister forces who want to control the world
Roy Rogers by Roy Rogers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"My pal Trigger tells how Roy Rogers obtained his magnificent horse Trigger and begins with horse trader Roy Rogers as he prepares to breed his best mare with his best friend's Palomino stallion. King of the Cowboys in which Roy Rogers played himself, a rodeo star assigned by the governor to investigate a series of warehouse bombings. Song of Texas, Roy Rogers quits the rodeo operated by larcenous Jim Calvert and goes into the ranching business. Utah, Tex poses as an outlaw and discovers that the mysterious train is part of a rustling operation headed by Hiram Slaughter and his henchman Badger. Under California stars - Trigger is kidnapped and held for a $100,000 ransom."--Container
Adventures of Red Ryder ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1940 and 2000 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red Ryder and Little Beaver round up ranchers to fight a crooked banker and his henchmen
 
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Alternative Names
Whiney, William, 1915-2002
Whitney William
Whitney, William, 1915-2002
Witney Bill
Witney, Bill, 1915-2002
Witney William N.
Witney, William N. 1915-2002
Witney William Nuelsen
Witney, William Nuelsen, 1915-2002
Languages
English (158)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
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