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Connolly, Walter 1887-1940

Overview
Works: 118 works in 250 publications in 3 languages and 6,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Photographer, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Walter Connolly
 
Most widely held works by Walter Connolly
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )
28 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Visual )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth
Libeled lady by Jack Conway( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It all starts when society diva Loy slaps newsman Tracy with a libel suit. Tracy enlists fiancée Harlow and down-on-his luck Powell in a counter maneuver involving a rigged marriage, a phony seduction, a fabulously funny fishing scene, fisticuffs, broken promises and hearts and eventually, true love for all.--Container
Mark Twain's The adventures of Huckleberry Finn ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted for the screen, this is Mark Twain's classic adventure of a small boy on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )
35 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hazel Flagg is the small-town girl who mistakenly believes she's dying of radium poisoning. Sensing a great human interest story, exploitative journalist Wally Cook brings Hazel to New York City and turns her into a media darling, but Wally's strategy takes a sudden turn when he starts having feelings for the vulnerable Hazel
Twentieth century ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an egotistical Broadway producer turns a young girl into a star, they fall madly in love, separate, and reunite on board the Twentieth Century train
The premiere Frank Capra collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
Too hot to handle by Jack Conway( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about two rival news cameramen, and their pursuit of a woman flier. She'll do anything to find her missing brother, and they'll do anything to get a story and win her love
5th Ave girl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Depression-era woman meets a miserable millionaire in Central Park and accompanies him on a giddy, glamorous birthday whirl through Manhattan. Enchanted, the millionaire installs her in his mansion where the rags-to-riches story becomes a laugh riot as she grabs his selfish, suspicious family by the scruff of the neck and shakes sense into them
The Bitter tea of General Yen by Frank Capra( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the height of the Chinese Civil War, American missionary Megan Davis arrives in Shanghai to marry another missionary, Robert Strike. As soon as she arrives, however, the couple must save a group of orphans from a fire. Injured and separated from her fiance, Megan is rescued and taken to the home of General Yen. While Megan and the general grow closer, one of the general₂s concubines seems to be secretly working for Yen₂s enemies
It happened one night New York Miami by Frank Capra( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellie Andrews, jeune fille gâtée, échappe à l'emprise de son père millionnaire qui veut à tout prix l'empêcher d'épouser un playboy sans avenir. Faisant route pour New-York, Ellie fait la rencontre de Peter Warner, journaliste au chômage. Mais le bus tombe en panne et le couple impromptu se lance dans une folle randonnée improvisée... pour finir dans les bras l'un de l'autre....Pour Frank Capra ce film fut celui de la consécration. En effet, il fut, dans l'histoire du cinéma, le premier film à avoir reçu les 4 oscars les plus importants : Meilleur Film, Meilleur Rôle Masculin, Meilleur Rôle féminin et Meilleur Scénario
The buccaneer and, It happened one night ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain's "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn" ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eager to flee from his drunken father and the confining life with Widow Douglass and Miss Watson, Huck sets off on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave, in tow
Broadway Bill by Frank Capra( Visual )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about a couple who back a horse named Broadway Bill in hopes of making it rich
New York-Miami It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jeune et riche héritière Ellie Andrews fuit son milieu familial pour rejoindre un aviateur qu'elle veut épouser contre l'avis de son père. Durant un trajet en bus vers New York, elle fait la connaissance de Peter Warner, un journaliste au chômage
New York Miami [It happened one night] by Frank Capra( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une riche héritière fuit son milieu familial pour rejoindre un aviateur qu'elle veut épouser contre l'avis de son père. Durant le trajet en bus, elle fait la connaissance d'un reporter
It happened one night (1934) by Frank Capra( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
Carole Lombard in the thirties ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brief moment: The class-conscious formula is reversed when a nightclub singer tries to convince her rich playboy fiancé to abandon his partygoing lifestyle in favor of a respectable livelihood
So red the rose ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A historical romance, studying the effects of the Civil War upon those who stayed at home on a Mississippi plantation
La Joyeuse suicidée Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hazel Scott, une jolie fille du Vermont, apprend de son médecin qu'elle n'a plus que 6 mois à vivre. Erreur de diagnostic corrigé peu après ; mais entre-temps un reporter en disgrâce, Wally Cook, a entendu parler de son malheur et voit là l'occasion de regagner les faveurs de son patron
 
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