WorldCat Identities

Pereira, Hal

Overview
Works: 74 works in 163 publications in 1 language and 11,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Fiction 
Roles: ard, Designer, prs, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hal Pereira
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors while confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg. When he suspects that a salesman may have murdered his nagging, invalid wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his stunning socialite girlfriend to investigate the suspicious chain of events
Roman holiday by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Cary Grant as a government attorney, living in a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids. He hires Sophia Loren as a governess and ends up falling in love with her
El Dorado by Howard Hawks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff fights cattlemen and empire builders as he tries to tame the West
Donovan's reef by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Producer-director John Ford once again demonstrates his successful formula for rambunctious, combative comedy and romance in this action-packed John Wayne Classic. Life on a South Pacific island for two ex-Navy buddies (John Wayne and Lee Marvin) is just about perfect--they spend most of their time in Donovan's reef, the local saloon where they brawl and feud and somehow manage to stave off the sameness of tropical living. Then, into this mayhem arrives Elizabeth Allen, a straight-laced Bostonian in search of her father."--Container
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
Come back, little Sheba by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola Delaney is a vulgar, dumpy, less-than-bright "shotgun bride" who is married to recovering alcoholic Doc Delaney. Their unhappy marriage is made even more unhappy when a sexy stranger, Marie, rents a room from Lola. Lola is a tiresome creature who never stops talking, especially about the "imminent" return of her runaway dog Sheba. Doc is having enough trouble staying from the bottle and resigning himself to his marriage without the curvaceous Marie arousing his baser instincts
Ministry of fear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections
McLintock! by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cattle baron George Washington McLintock fights with his estranged wife who wants nothing from him except a divorce. His daughter and the local political land-grabbers are fighting with McLintock as well. Along with taming the West, McLintock finally "tames" everyone who has been fighting with him
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family returns from Paris and dazzles the family's two sons
One-eyed Jacks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio, a bank robber, is bent on revenge against his one-time partner in crime
Alfred Hitchcock's vertigo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottie Ferguson, a recently retired San Francisco police detective, is hired to shadow a rich shipbuilder 's tragically suicidal wife, Madeleine Elster. After he saves her from drowning in the San Francisco Bay, Scottie's interest in the beautiful but icy blonde shifts from business to romance. But when tragedy strikes again, Scottie must overcome the vertigo that haunts his dreams in order to unravel the secrets of the past and find the key to his future
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
Eugene O'Neill's Desire under the elms( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th century New England, this is a classic tale of greed, lust and family hatred which shatters a family's life
Alfred Hitchcock's The man who knew too much( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben and Jo McKenna, are an innocent American couple vacationing in Morocco with their young son. But their simple plans turn into a nightmare after a French spy dies in Ben's arms at a Marrakesh market, and their son is kidnapped and taken to another country. A thrilling tale of international espionage, assassinations and terror
4 film favorites( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member 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
Ministry of fear( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections
Williamsburg : the story of a patriot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of life in colonial Williamsburg, this video depicts the life of John Fry, a Virginia planter serving in the colony's House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1776
 
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Alternative Names
Hal Pereira

Hal Pereira American director

Hal Pereira Amerikaans scenograaf (1905-1983)

Hal Pereira chef décorateur américain

Hal Pereira scenografo statunitense

Hal Pereira stiúrthóir scannán Meiriceánach

Hal Pereira US-amerikanischer Filmausstatter

Перейра, Хэл

Хэл Перейра американский художник-постановщик

هال بيريرا

ハル・ペレイラ

哈爾·佩雷拉

Languages
English (84)