Webb, James R.
Most widely held works about James R Webb
Most widely held works by James R Webb
Cape Fear ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden.
Cape Fear ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail.
How the West was won ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 814 libraries worldwide
This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines.
The big country ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship.
Cheyenne autumn ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in German and English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.
They call me Mister Tibbs ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Detective Virgil Tibbs has been assigned to solve the murder of a prostitute. His pal, a political-minded minister who is spearheading a referendum on community control, is suspected of the homicide and Tibbs is faced with the decision of whether or not to invesigate.
Vera Cruz ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins. Includes original theatrical trailer.
Illegal ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Illegal: Ambitious D.A. Victor Scott zealously prosecutes Ed Clary for a woman's murder. But as Clary walks to the electric chair, Scott receives evidence that exonerates the condemned man. Realizing that he's made a terrible mistake he tries to stop the execution, but is too late. Scott resigns as a prosecutor and enters private practice. He draws the attention of mob kingpin Frank Garland. Scott represents one of Garland's stooges on a murder rap and Scott, in a grand display of courtroom theatrics, wins the case. Embroiled in dirty mob politics, the situation becomes intolerable when his former protege is charged with a murder that seems to implicate her as an informant to the Garland mob.
How the West was won : a novel by Louis L'Amour ( Book )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Great epic of human courage and endurance, brave saga of the men and women who pushed relentlessly forward to win the wide shining lands of the rich and untamed West.
The Organization ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Sidney Poitier's third and final appearance as police officer - now lieutenant - Virgil Tibbs. Tibbs becomes a rebel as he tries to help a group of civilian citizens bust a major drug-smuggling ring in San Francisco.
Apache ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and German and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The story of Massai, the last of the fierce Apache warriors, and his single-handed, bloody war against the entire U.S. Army. The former pacifist learns "might makes right" from the oppressive soldiers, and seeks to defend the rights of his tribe after the 1886 humiliating surrender by their chief Geronimo.
The Big country ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and German and held by 165 libraries worldwide
The Terills and the Hannesseys feud over water rights, and peace is brought about only with the deaths of the family heads.
Pork Chop Hill ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Lt. Joe Clemons (Peck) has been given the order: take Pork Chop Hill. If it's taken by the Chinese, U.S. negotiators at the Panmunjom peace conference would lose face with their Communist adversaries-- an unthinkable outcome. And so, Clemons leads his troops into combat, to fight for an objective that they know to be strategically pointless. But they also know that an order is an order and that they must take Pork Chop Hill, or die trying, so that millions can live in freedom tomorrow for what Clemons and his men will sacrifice today.
Montana ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Lane is an Australian transplant looking to buy grazing land. But the cattle-raising locals won't sell to interlopers, especially one they consider the most contemptible excuse for a human being ever to cross the Great Plains: a sheep rancher. A flame-haried beauty has her eye on the newcomer, until she learns his occupation.
Kings of the sun ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 104 libraries worldwide
After a terrible battle leaves young Balam king of his Mayan tribe, he leads his people out of Mexico to escape the rival clan still hunting them. But upon reaching their new home, a hostile Native American tribe attacks and the Mayans manage to capture Black Eagle, the Native American leader. While held prisoner, Black Eagle manages to earn Balam's respect and the kings agree to peace. But when Balam's old rivals arrive looking for a fight, the newly allied kings must take up arms and stand together in order to repel the invading force and save their people.
Trapeze ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and French and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Mike Ribble, a retired aerialist, agrees to teach young American acrobat Tino Orsini the triple somersault. But when both fall in love with the beautiful Lola -- who uses them to further her own ambitions -- the triangle threatens all of their dreams.
Bad man of Deadwood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Roy plays a marksman in a traveling medicine man show. When the show gets to Deadwood he discovers that a crooked bunch of power-hungry businessmen are trying to take over all the local businesses.
Greatest classic legends film collection. John Ford westerns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
She wore a yellow ribbon : Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled. 3 Godfathers: Three outlaws on the run discover a dying woman and her baby. They swear to bring the infant to safety across the desert, even at the risk of their own lives. Cheyenne Autumn: Lack of supplies imperative to their survival drives the Cheyenne tribe to embark on a 1,500 miles journey back to their ancestral hunting grounds. US Cavalry Capt. Thomas Archer is charged with their retrieval, but during the hunt grows to respect their noble courage, and decides to help them. Wagon master: Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Cinerama present How the West was won ( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Vera Cruz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins.
Action and adventure films Apache Indians California--San Francisco Cheyenne Indians Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery stories Drama Drug traffic European Intervention in Mexico (1861-1867) Ex-convicts Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Gangsters Hamilton, Donald,--1916-2006 Historical films History Lawyers Legal films MacDonald, John D.--1916-1986 Malicious accusation Man-woman relationships Mexico Murder--Investigation Police Ranchers Ranching Revenge Romance films Sheep ranches Ship captains Stalkers Stalking Stalking victims Swindlers and swindling Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Vendetta Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films Wormser, Richard,--1908-1977
Webb, James 1910-1974
Multiple languages (41)
No Linguistic content (4)