Gilchrist, Connie 1901-1985
Most widely held works by Connie Gilchrist
A letter to three wives ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Slice of Americana about three women on a group vacation receiving a letter from a flirt who has run off with one of their husbands- but who leaves the wives guessing as to whose husband has been stolen.
The twilight zone. Season 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling.
Houdini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container.
It should happen to you ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
A slightly daffy New York model with an urge to be famous rents a huge billboard overlooking New York's Columbus Circle and puts her picture and name on it.
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's favorite pirate, Long John Silver, has his hands full in this adventure which takes place after the original trip to Treasure Island. Silver learns of a plan by his rival, Mendoza, to sail to Treasure Island in search for of its hidden wealth. Accompanied by his young friend Jim Hawkins, Silver and his crew head off to stop Mendoza and rescue the governor's daughter from the clutches of the pirate.
The adventures of Long John Silver ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
This 1950's television program features the continued tales of Robert Louis Stevenson's' literary creation, one-legged pirate Long John Silver. Robert Newton stars as the pirate who will do the right thing if it means he'll still benefit from it financially. 14 Episodes.
4 film favorites. Elvis Presley musicals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Kissin' cousins: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. Live a little, love a little: Greg Nolan meets Bernice, and loses both his job and his apartment. However, Bernice manages to get him a new apartment, but it is so expensive that he has to get two full-time jobs. Girl happy: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tickle me: lvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her.
Long John Silver. Vol. 1 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Six episodes from the 1955 television series, The adventures of Long John Silver, based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson.
The misadventures of Merlin Jones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Merlin Jones, a gifted but slightly oddball student who, accompanied by his girlfriend Jennifer, sets out on a series of comic misadventures.
The pirates of the silver screen collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The black pirate (1926, 90 min.): An adventurer joins a band of bloodthirsty cutthroats to lead them into a trap and bring them to justice, but things get complicated when the pirates take a noble lady captive.
The lady and the highwayman Long John Silver ( Visual )
in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The lady and the highwayman; a beautiful young woman falls in love with a handsome highwayman, who saves her from her brutal husband. But when Charles II returns to claim his throne as King of England, she finds herself the enemy of the king's former mistress.
Long John Silver ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Long John Silver and his mate, Jim Hawkins, plan a return visit to Treasure Island with fresh clues for the location of the treasure.
Pirates dead men tell their tales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Pirates: dead men tell their tales (2006, 52 min.): When it comes to lovable rogues throughout history, pirates have always been in a class of their own and the world of literature, closely followed by Hollywood, certainly knows how to tell a terrific pirate tale. For pirate enthusiasts of all ages, this documentary offers something for everyone.
Long John Silver ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
In this loose adaptation of the classic Robert Lewis Stevenson story, Robert Newton reprises his role as the parrot-toting, peg-legged Long John Silver. With fresh clues to the location of the famed loot on Treasure Island, Long John Silver and his sidekick, Hawkins, set out to locate the riches.
Adventures & intrigues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Four episodes of television adventure and intrigue classics.
The adventures of Jim Bowie the complete collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This series was based on the life of a real-life American folk hero and Western frontiersman wo invented the damous Bowie knife after an attack by a fierce Grizzly bear in which his rifle jammed at a critical moment in the fight. Against the backdrop of 1830s French-American New Orleans and backwoods Louisiana Territory, the famous and wealthy young planter, Jim Bowie forges the frontier, diligently pursues lawbreakers and battles social injustice.
Return to Treasure Island ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
It's swashbuckling adventure for the entire family based on Robert Louis Steven's classic hish-seas thriller. Set sail with Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver as they return to Treasure Island for more adventure, danger and excitement.
Joe Santa Claus The orphan's Christmas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Joe Santa Claus: While preparing for his new position as a department store Santa Claus, Joe recalls his troubled marriage to Maria and their eventual separation. As Christmas Day approaches, Joe and Maria's young daughter unexpectedly appears in the toy department to give Santa her special Christmas wish.
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island Captain Scarlett ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island: In this sequel to the classic Robert Louis Stevenson tale, Long John Silver returns to Treasure Island in search of the treasure.
Kid's adventure films double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
King Arthur, the young warlord (95 min., 1975): King Arthur leads the campaign to fight against the Saxon forces.
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Gilchrist, Rose, 1901-1985