WorldCat Identities

Wills, Chill 1902-1978

Overview
Works: 204 works in 449 publications in 4 languages and 12,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Comedy films  Musical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Host, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chill Wills
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons
McLintock! by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle of the sexes which includes comedy, action and adventure in a western setting
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and French and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
The yearling by Clarence Brown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, Jody, living with his family on the Florida frontier shortly after the Civil War, must sacrifice his pet fawn for his family's survival
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

6 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of the Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

44 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired ranger and his three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the historic battle by 185 men against a 7,000-man Mexican army--a battle that ended in the smaller forces' defeat, but lasted long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Where the boys are( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the sunny beaches of Ft. Lauderdale, four college girls search for a wild and hopefully romantic spring break
The over the hill gang The over the hill gang rides again by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature 1. When a small Texas town is besieged by political corruption, several elderly ex-Rangers reunite to stem the crooked tide. Feature 2. The legendary Baltimore Kid has been wrongly accused of a crime. Only four men are brave enough to clear his name and clean up the town
The deadly companions( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex Union Army officer, a Confederate deserter, an eager young gunslinger and a former dance hall hostess plan to rob a bank, but each has their own private agenda -- revenge, lust, greed and loathing -- which do not mix well
Fireball 500( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder Alley: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident and he gets thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie and her boyfriend Eddie Sands everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall
The adventures of Francis the talking mule( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis the talking mule: A talking mule adopts a second lieutenant as his master in the Burmese jungle during World War II
Rescue adventures collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Cougar Canyon: When a goat wanders away from a ranch and into a canyon rumored to be haunted, two boys travel together onto the Navajo reservation to rescue her. Night of the wolf: A life-threatening accident strands a ranch owner in the wilderness with a wolf, while her son dodges poachers to rescue his mother. George!: A New York socialite gives her spoiled St. Bernard to her brother Jim in Switzerland, and both man and dog take an immediate disliking to each other until Jim is injured after an avalance. Poco, little dog lost: When his vacationing family gets in a car accident, their pet dog escapes the crash unharmed but lost. As the family searches for him, Poco adventures through Yosemite National Park to get home. Toby McTeague: A father-son dogsledding team is on the rocks when Toby has a falling-out with his father, a well known Canadian malamute breeder and dogsledder
The decade you were born( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over-the-Hill Gang: With the help of three "over-the-hill" old pals, a retired Texas Ranger cleans up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff. Bonanza: When an Indian saves Ben Cartwright's life, Ben later gives the man and his family a few acres of farmland without realizing the land is next to a racist farmer
Tulsa by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father is killed in a fight with the local oil barons, Cherokee Lansing starts her own wells on her ranch to compete. Once the wells start producing oil, Cherokee's desire for revenge turns into a desire for wealth at the expense of her friends and the environment
20 wild westerns marshals & gunmen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 20 film western super pack contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the Twentieth Century. Don't miss classic John Wayne, Lee Van Cleef, Chuck Connors, Jack Palance and others as they fight to stay alive and bring the bad guys to justice!
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California: "Lily Bishop joins a wagon train to California, led by Michael Fabian and Johnnny Trumbo, but news of the Gold Rush scatters the train. When Johnny and Michael finally arrive, Lily is rich from her saloon and storekeeper (former slaver) Pharaoh Coffin is bleeding the miners dry. But worse troubles are ahead: California is inching toward statehood, and certain people want to make it their private empire"--Written by Rod Crawford in IMDB, viewed Oct. 29, 2012
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young St. Louis girl and her family are troubled to discover that their Father has accepted a transfer to New York City which will cause them to miss the St. Louis World's Fair
 
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Giant
Alternative Names
Chill Wills acteur amricain

Chill Wills aktor amerykański

Chill Wills attore statunitense

Chill Wills US-amerikanischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Чилл Уиллс

צ'יל וילס

چیل ویلز

チル・ウィルス

Languages
English (207)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
McLintock!The yearling