WorldCat Identities

Witney, William 1915-2002

Overview
Works: 432 works in 735 publications in 1 language and 2,952 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Television programs 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9 .G3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  William Witney Publications about William Witney
Publications by  William Witney Publications by William Witney
posthumous Publications by William Witney, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Witney
Zorro rides again by John English; William Witney; Captain Bijou.; John Carroll; Helen Christian; Reed Howes; Duncan Renaldo; Richard Alexander; Spencer Gordon Bennet; Wallace A Grissell; George J Lewis; Linda Stirling; Lucien Littlefield; Francis McDonald; Wally Wales ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zorro battles the power-hungry tyrant Captain Monastario from behind a mask
Under California stars ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 155 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
In a door, into a fight, out a door, into a chase : moviemaking remembered by the guy at the door by William Witney ( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 136 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 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rogers and his horse Trigger are there to save the day, when a gang of no-good riverboat gamblers try to stake their claim on a lovely frontier woman's oil-rich land
Bells of San Angelo ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Border patrolman Roy Rogers is on the trail of silver smugglers with plenty of help from Dale Evans, Andy Devine and Trigger (the smartest horse in the movies)
Roy Rogers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 90 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
Dick Tracy by Warren Beatty ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dick Tracy battles the Ghost, a fiendish master criminal who has the ability to make himself invisible. One of the Ghost's less savory ambitions is to wipe out New York City with a gigantic tidal wave
The adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 72 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 )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 65 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 53 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 51 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
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
Down Dakota way ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 45 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
Trigger, Jr ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 44 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 43 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 )
4 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 43 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 41 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
 
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Alternative Names
Whiney William 1915-2002
Whitney William
Whitney, William 1915-2002
Witney Bill
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Witney, William 1915-2002
Witney William N.
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Witney William Nuelsen
Witney William Nuelsen 1915-2002
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English (184)
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