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Abel, Walter 1898-1987

Overview
Works: 97 works in 179 publications in 5 languages and 6,457 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Christmas films  Comedy films  War films  Film noir  Crime films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

24 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When old and fading St. Dominic's Church gets a new priest (Crosby), things are bound to change. For starters, young Father O'Malley meets the crusty old Father Fitzgibbon (Barry Fitzgerald), who doesn't think much of him or his ideas. The two have their differences but O'Malley is able to inspire some neighborhood roughnecks to open their hearts and minds in a way the old priest simply could not do
Mr. Skeffington by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II
Island in the sky by William A Wellman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frozen, unforgiving terrain of subarctic Canada is the setting as screen giant John Wayne heads an all star cast in this meticulously restored adventure drama
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn by MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time. Featuring the Academy Award-winning song, 'White Christmas', Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Astaire plays his former partner and rival in love. Follow the two talented pals as they find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady
13 Rue Madeleine by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Sharkey is a savvy adventurer and master of undercover tactics doing his part for the American war effort by teaching OSS recruits how to operate and survive behind enemy lines
So proudly we hail!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the lives of three U.S. Army nurses who leave San Francisco for their tour of duty in Hawaii in December 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes their destination, and their lives. Led by Lt. Janet Davidson, the nurses are sent to Bataan, in the Philippines. Faced with untested nurses, the group quickly become battle-weary veterans. When Bataan falls, the American forces flee to the offshore island of Corregidor, where they find the Japanese assault just as intense
Wake Island( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault."
Mirage by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful drama in which a physiochemist suffers from amnesia and tries to unravel the mysteries locked in his mind and understand why he is the target of hit men
The Indian fighter by André De Toth( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Hawks, a loner and former Indian fighter, helps a tribe of Sioux Indians battle a group of whiskey traders after gold on their land. He does this for two reasons: because is enamored of the chief's daughter, and because he is trying to protect the wagon train that he is leading
Classic war collection 4 movie marathon.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island: A handful of U. S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Twelve angry men An almanac of liberty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve angry men: After a teenage boy is accused of murder, a jury must come to terms with their prejudices and personal grudges to decide on the verdict. An almanac of liberty: After an attack on a stranger, the residents of a small town discover that, if they don't start recognizing individual freedoms, time will start moving backwards
Michael Shayne mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Shayne, private detective: Wisecracking Shayne needs cash-- and soon. But when he accepts a job to keep tabs on an errant heiress and her boyfriend turns up without a pulse, Shayne finds himself in more trouble than ever
War collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island : Based on the true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Silent night, bloody night( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped lunatic terrorizes the people of a small New England town, especially those in an old mansion that once housed a mental institution
Raintree County by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman, who believes that she is the daughter of an adulterous affair between her father and a mulatto slave, is married to an idealistic young man in this drama set in the Civil War era South. With the war as background, the two young people must solve their problems and find a true meaning and purpose in their lives. Includes overture and original theatrical trailer
So this is love the story of Grace Moore( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forget her string of Broadway successes. Forget even the flowers and candlelight ardor of handsome bachelors. There's only one great passion in Grace Moore's life, to star at New York's Metropolitan Opera House. This film is about how Grace Moore sang her dream into reality
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Island in the Sky: a transport plane crashes on Labrador's frozen tundra, where the pilot must keep his crew alive while waiting to be rescued
 
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Walter Abel acteur américain

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Walter Abel Amerikaans acteur (1898-1987)

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Island in the skyWake IslandTwelve angry men An almanac of libertySo this is love the story of Grace Moore