WorldCat Identities

Rose, William 1914-1987

Overview
Works: 68 works in 251 publications in 5 languages and 6,722 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Lyricist, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer
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 )

33 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,573 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 1,519 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 )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old lady takes in a lodger, who with four friends commits a robbery. Once 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 )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 720 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 )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 242 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 105 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?
Stanley Kramer film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret of Santa Vittoria( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 88 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 76 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
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 )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 52 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 40 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 )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 3 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
The Russians are coming ... the Russians are coming : screenplay by William Rose( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 16 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)
More than you know by Vincent Youmans( )

7 editions published between 1933 and 1946 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladykillers by Ethan Coen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and French and held by 10 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
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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It's a mad, mad, mad, mad worldThe ladykillersThe secret of Santa Vittoria