WorldCat Identities

Weisbart, David

Works: 91 works in 341 publications in 5 languages and 14,450 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Historical films  Legal films  Musical films  Juvenile delinquency films  Documentary films  Teen films 
Roles: Film editor, Producer, pmn, Author, fme, edm, fmp, Editor, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Weisbart
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

109 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following WWII, this is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. An uncensored verion of the sotry of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother in law
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man has split the atom and created the ultimate weapon. But how could he have known he would also create Them?...Them! begins in New Mexico with a child wandering in shock, a ransacked general store -- and a battered corpse full of enough formic acid to kill 20 men. It ends with an epic struggle in the 700 miles of storm drains under Los Angeles, where the insect hordes are beaten. But they're not conquered, because they spawned a generation of films about radioactive creatures. Some approximate the terror but few have equalled the artistry of Them!" -- Back of container
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent
Love me tender by Robert Webb( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing his older brother (Richard Egan) has been killed in combat, a young Texas farmer (Presley) marries the man's sweetheart (Debra Paget). But his brother returns, sparking a bitter sibling rivalry and tragic confrontation with Union soldiers
Night and day by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s
Flaming star by Elvis Presley( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the years after the Civil War, western Texas is an uneasy meeting ground of two cultures: one white, the other Native-American."--Back cover
Follow that dream by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis plays a sexy but naive country boy in this light-hearted musical comedy about a backwoods family homesteading along the Florida coast
My reputation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the recent death of her husband, Jessica is lonely and out of sorts. She meets two men who are very different. As Jessica debates the merits of passion versus security, she becomes the subject of mean-spirited gossipmongers
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
Kid Galahad by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter has recently left the military and is looking for work when he discovers a gym known for teaching boxing. After some hard training, Walter is ready for his big fight, but someone wants to fix the match and they go after Walter's trainers
Between heaven & hell by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young self-centered Southern boy learns a great deal about life while serving in World War II
Our Miss Brooks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher in a high school tries to date the shy biology teacher while constantly butting heads with the principal and renting a room in someone else's house
TCM greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World without end: "Mars-mission astronauts skid on a time warp into a post-apocalyptic future earth marked by fear, mutant monstrosities and a diminishing group of survivors. Can these three wayfarers from the past save our world's future?"--Container
These thousand hills by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humble cowboy borrows money from his dance-girl girlfriend to buy a ranch, and then breaks up with her for another woman. The cowboy then runs for political office, but he first has to join a posse to catch his best friend who turned rustler
Goodbye Charlie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shot by a jealous husband and lost at sea, Charles finds himself returned to the world as a woman named Charlie."--Container
The beast from 20,000 fathoms ; Them( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beast from 20,000 fathoms: "As a result of an arctic nuclear test, a carnivorous dinosaur thaws out and starts making its way down the east coast of North America. Professor Tom Nesbitt, only witness to the beast's existence, is not believed, even when he identifies it as a "rhedosaurus" to paleontologist Thurgood Elson. All doubts disappear, however, when Elson is swallowed whole during an oceanic bathysphere excursion to search for the creature. Soon thereafter the rhedosaurus emerges from the sea and lays waste to Manhattan Island until Nesbitt comes up with a plan to try to stop the seemingly indestructible beast."--IMDb
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Rebel without a cause
Alternative Names
David Weisbart Amerikaans filmproducent (1915-1967)

David Weisbart producteur de cinéma américain

David Weisbart produttore cinematografico statunitense

David Weisbart US-amerikanischer Cutter und Filmproduzent

David Weisbart US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Filmeditor

Weisbart, David M. 1915-1967

Дэвид Вейсбарт

דוד וייסברט

دیوید ویسبارت تدوینگر و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

Mildred PierceThe fountainheadValley of the dollsThem!Love me tenderFollow that dreamGreatest classic films collectionKid Galahad