WorldCat Identities

Rose, William 1914-1987

Overview
Works: 71 works in 332 publications in 6 languages and 7,128 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Comedy films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Road films  Music  Action and adventure films  Musicals 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Lyricist, Scenarist, Composer, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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 1,558 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 )

43 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old lady takes in a lodger, who with four friends commits a robbery. When she discovers their crime, they decide to kill her, but she has other plans
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming by Norman Jewison( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 740 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 )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 245 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 )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and held by 104 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 realises he's been conned but can he stop the captain from ripping him off?
A narrative of the celebrated Dyde supper by William Rose( Book )

10 editions published in 1811 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regarding the union of the Clinton and Burr factions of the Republican party in New York
Stanley Kramer film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret of Santa Vittoria( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 92 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 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Without a song by Vincent Youmans( )

15 editions published between 1929 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flim-flam man( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 59 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 )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film revolves around the adventures of a young couple and their ancient car "Genevieve" who become involved in a car rally. In a wager with the owner of another car, they must race each other from Brighton back to London in the veteran vehicles. Developing into a furious free-for-all, the cars race to the finish
Peter Sellers 5-film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 43 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!
More than you know by Vincent Youmans( )

24 editions published between 1929 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 21 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
It happened in Monterey : waltz ballad by Mabel Wayne( )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Devine qui vient dîner by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 13 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)
 
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Guess who's coming to dinner
Alternative Names
Rose, William L.

Rose, William L. 1914-1987

William 1914-1987

William Rose amerikansk manusforfattar

William Rose amerikansk manusfrfattare

William Rose amerikansk manusforfatter

William Rose scnariste amricain

William Rose sceneggiatore statunitense

William Rose US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

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