WorldCat Identities

Wills, Chill 1902-1978

Overview
Works: 213 works in 509 publications in 5 languages and 12,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Film remakes  Musical films  Comedy films  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Director, Singer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chill Wills
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

26 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director George Steven's sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferber's best seller. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Starring Rock Hudson as rancher Bick Benedict, Elizabeth Taylor as his wife Leslie and James Dean (in his final film role) as nouveau oil baron Jett Rink, this tale of three generations of Texan remains both grand and intimate
McLintock! by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

39 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,138 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 )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and French and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara are embroiled in an epic battle with the Apaches and each other. Wayne leads his Calvary troops to the Rio Grande to fight a warring tribe. His toughest battle lies ahead when his unorthodox plan to outwit the elusive Apaches leads to a possible court-martial. Locked in a bloody war, he must fight not only to save his family, but also to redeem his honor
The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adopted pet fawn grows into a yearling, damaging the family's crops and forcing her young owner to face grown-up realities
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder. Based on the best-selling novel by Ben Ames Williams
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

51 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 503 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 Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En El Álamo, una antígua fortaleza en ruinas, 185 excepcionales hombres se unieron en un pacto sagrado: se defenderían con firmeza contra un ejército de 7,000 y estarían dispuestos a sacrificar sus propias vidas por la libertad. Filmada por completo en Texas, a tan solo unas millas del sitio en el que se llevó a cabo la batalla original, El Álamo es una certera celebración de valor y honor."--Envase
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 359 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 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the sunny beaches of Ft. Lauderdale, four college girls search for a wild and hopefully romantic spring break
The decade you were born( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you were born in the 60s, your decade opened with John F. Kennedy as the 35th President of the United States; the cartoon The Flintstones appeared on Television for the first time; Chubby Checker started a new dance craze with the sensational twist; the U.S. men's ice hockey team won gold in the winter Olympics at Squaw Valley, California; and Alan Shepard made the first U.S. space fight
The deadly companions by Direct Source Special Products Inc( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 205 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
20 wild westerns : marshals & gunmen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 201 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!
Rescue adventures collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 179 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
Tulsa by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 172 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 adventures of Francis the talking mule( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 163 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
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 146 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
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
Fireball 500( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireball 500: Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and Sonny begin a friendly rivalry for Jane
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent seven: Seven American gunslingers are hired to protect a small Mexican village against a band of bandits
 
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Giant
Alternative Names
Chill Wills acteur américain

Chill Wills aktor amerykański

Chill Wills Amerikaans acteur (1902-1978)

Chill Wills attore statunitense

Chill Wills US-amerikanischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Чилл Уиллс

צ'יל וילס

צ'יל וילס שחקן אמריקאי

چیل ویلز

チル・ウィルス

齐尔·威尔斯

Languages
English (227)

German (2)

French (2)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
McLintock!The yearling