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Abel, Walter 1898-1987

Overview
Works: 104 works in 197 publications in 4 languages and 6,784 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Comedy films  Film noir  War films  Action and adventure films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in the sensational musical comedy Holiday Inn. Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Fred 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 (Marjorie Reynolds). 'Tis the season for one of the most enjoyable films of all time!
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 829 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
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 680 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
Mr. Skeffington by Vincent Sherman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and German and held by 639 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
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 636 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
Island in the sky( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 585 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 457 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
13 Rue Madeleine by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An O.S.S. training officer, bent upon discovering a German traitor within his ranks, is at the same time completing highly dangerous espionage assignments. The risks increase when one of his men is murdered from within, and the officer, convinced he knows who the murdering infiltrator is, vows revenge
So proudly we hail!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 291 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 209 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 )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 201 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
Classic war collection : 4 movie marathon.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island: A handful of U.S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
The Indian fighter by André De Toth( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 114 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
Twelve angry men ; An almanac of liberty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 65 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
War collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 60 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
Michael Shayne mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who wouldn't die: Shayne is thrust into a confounding mystery filled with shocking twists when he poses as the fiancé of a gorgeous woman to investigate an attempt on her life-- only to discover that his prime suspect is a man with an airtight alibi: he was already dead and buried
Silent night, bloody night by Theodore Gershuny( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 51 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 )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this love story set against the turmoil of the Civil War, a Northern school teacher (Clift) enlists in the Union army to search for his runaway bride (Taylor), a beautiful, but fragile Southern belle who fled to Georgia. But even as he risks his life on the battlefield, he finds that he must confront an even greater foe - his own conscience - in an inner struggle that will change his life forever
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
 
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Island in the skyWake IslandTwelve angry men ; An almanac of libertySo this is love : the story of Grace Moore