WorldCat Identities

Rose, William 1914-1987

Overview
Works: 75 works in 258 publications in 5 languages and 6,630 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Conceptor, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Rose
 
Most widely held works by William Rose
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crusading newspaper publisher Matt Drayton's liberal principles are put to the test when his daughter, Joey, announces her engagement to John Prentice, an internationally renowned African-American physician. While Matt's wife, Christina, readily accepts Joey's decision, Matt intends to withhold his consent, forgetting that when it comes to matters of the heart, true love is colorblind
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story focuses on the riotous confusion created when a Russian submarine gets stuck on a New England sandbar and the landing crew goes ashore for help, only to be mistaken for an invasion force by the over-imaginative townspeople
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
The Maggie by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wily Scottish ship captain cons a rich American into letting his coal burning scow "The Maggie" carry a valuable load of furniture to a Scottish island. The American soon realizes he's been conned, but can he stop the captain from ripping him off?
Stanley Kramer film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secret of Santa Vittoria ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drunken buffoon (Anthony Quinn) is elected as mayor a small Italian village that must hide its one million bottles of wine from the occupying Nazis
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
The flim-flam man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lighthearted comedy about the adventures of a con man and a lonely G.I. in the rural South
Genevieve by Henry Cornelius ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friendly rivals engage in a race on the way back from the London to Brighton veteran car rally
Peter Sellers 5-film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two-way stretch: With days remaining on his sentence prisoner Dodger Lane believes he can escape, steal some diamonds, and get back to prison in time for his release!
Esther Waters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Esther Waters is a young woman living in 1880. Brought up by a puritanical mother, she leaves to become a servant in an aristocratic household. There she falls in love with the footman, William Latch, who seduces and then abandons her. Pregnant and alone, she returns to London to find her mother dead. With no one but herself for comfort, she struggles to survive."--Container
Guess who's coming to dinner by William Rose ( Book )
8 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joanna, the beautiful daughter of a crusading publisher, Matthew Drayton and his patrician wife, Christina, returns home with her new fiancé John Prentice, a distinguished black doctor. Christina accepts her daughter's decision to marry John but Matthew is shocked by this interracial union and the doctor's parents are equally dismayed. Both families must sit down face to face and examine each others level of intolerance
The Russians are coming ... the Russians are coming : screenplay by William Rose ( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It happened in Monterey : waltz ballad by Mabel Wayne ( )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Devine qui vient dîner by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: 'When the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance.' (SFSU)
The ladykillers by Ethan Coen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Misdaadkomedie waarin de nieuwe huurder van een zwarte baptistische weduwe zich elke avond met zijn exentrieke makkers in de klassieke muziek lijkt te bekwamen. In werkelijkheid graven ze een tunnel naar de kluis van het nabije casino. Als de vrouw daar achter komt, moet ze uit de weg worden geruimd. Zij laat echter niet met zich spotten
More than you know by Vincent Youmans ( )
7 editions published between 1933 and 1946 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once a jolly swagman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Fox is restless and wants to do something else in his life. Against family wishes, he becomes a motorcycle racer and meets a high society woman named Dotty. Bill then becomes aware of the shallowness of his life. Includes bonus photo gallery
 
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Alternative Names
Rose, William L.
Rose, William L. 1914-1987
William 1914-1987
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