Canutt, Yakima 1895-1986
Most widely held works about Yakima Canutt
Most widely held works by Yakima Canutt
Gone with the wind ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Stunt man the autobiography of Yakima Canutt with Oliver Drake by Yakima Canutt ( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Stunt man : the autobiography of Yakima Canutt by Yakima Canutt ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
The legend of Rin Tin Tin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
America's favorite canine hero can be found in this collection of 48 movie serials from the Golden Age of Cinema. Marvel at the exploits of Rin Tin Tin in these four classic serials from the '30s as everyone's hero saves the day. Cliff-hanging thrills and nail-biting excitement have entertained generations of viewers, young and old alike!
Ben-Hur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
A wealthy young Jew (Heston) and his family experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ.
The Star packer ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
John Powers organizes the people of Little Rock, a town harassed by a gang of outlaws, and sets the trap for the gang when he learns of a planned bank holdup.
Blue steel ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
When a man appears to rob the payroll from a safe, Sheriff Jake (John Wayne) is hot on his trail. However, just when he is about to take him into custody, the man saves his life. The two join forces, and discover that Malgrove, a leading town elder, is attempting to confiscate the local ranches by having his gang blockade the supply wagons. The ranchers are ready to cave in, but Sheriff Jake and his partner intervene to save the day.
The dawn rider ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
John Mason (John Wayne) returns home to see his father, a freight line agent, only to stumble into a robbery that ends up with his father killed and him wounded. Nursed back to health by his new friend's favorite girl, who he has feelings for; Mason vows to track down his father's killer, who also happens to be the brother of his nurse. Mason finally discovers the killer's identity and heads off to confront him, but is unaware that his gun is empty, the bullets taken out by his friend, who is jealous of his girl's feelings for Mason.
King of the Pecos ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A young lawyer (John Wayne) returns to the Texas land where his parents were murdered to avenge their death and challenge the ruthless cattle baron who caused their death.
Out west ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The Old West was still there when the movies arrived. Cowboys and outlaws saw a heaven-sent chance to relive their youth--and get paid for it--by working in films. The man who really started the "Western Craze" was the Wild West showman William Cody, who made The life of Buffalo Bill in 1913. Tom Mix was the next western screen hero, followed by William S. Hart, who dignified the genre with films like Narrow Trail and Tumbleweeds. These films were a celebration of the West, establishing a tradition that continues to this day.
Westward ho ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
While searching for the brother he has been separated from since childhood, John Wayne forms a vigilante group to catch a vicious band of outlaws.
Paradise canyon ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
An undercover government agent is assigned to round up a gang of counterfeiters that is said to operate near the Mexican border, distributing the bogus bills with the aid of travelling medicine shows.
Hazard of the game ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Silent films are often remembered for their physical gags--always good for a laugh, over in a second. But behind these gags lay planning, courage and skill. Stuntmen took the risks while the stars took the credit--and it was a firm rule that no stuntman could reveal the tricks of his trade. Here at last, legendary stuntmen Yakima Canutt, Harvey Parry, Bob Rose and Paul Malvern tell the hair-raising stories behind their greatest stunts.
Riders of destiny [and], the star packer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Riders of destiny: a tuneful but tough undercover agent is out to help besieged farmers regain their water rights. This is one of the few films in which John Wayne is a singing cowboy--truly a unique side of his early career. The Star Packer: John Powers organizes the people of Little Rock, a town harassed by a gang of outlaws, and sets the trap for the gang when he learns of a planned bank holdup.
Winds of the wasteland ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Two cowboys purchase a stagecoach route only to find that it connects with an abandoned mining town. Furious, the pair is determined to get even.
The Man from Utah ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
The man from Utah: his own men are the only ones who ever win the prize money in Barton's rodeo, and whenever a local rider has a chance to win, he meets with an "accident." John Wayne, as the "Man from Utah" is determined to find out why, even if he has to break every bronco in the West. Angel and the Badman: A wounded gunman avenging the death of his foster-father is nursed back to health by a young Quaker woman. She promises to marry him if he will give up his gun.
Sagebrush trail ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
John Wayne, wrongly accused of murder, escapes from jail and joins a gang of outlaws hoping to discover the real killer.
Blue steel & Hell town double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Blue steel: The ranchers of Yucca City, whose town secretly sits atop a rich gold field, are trapped by a gang of crooks that tries to starve them out, forcing them all to sell their homes for a few dollars. Mysterious stranger John Wayne enters into an uneasy alliance with the town's wily old sheriff, who has mistaken him for a notorious bandit.
Riders of destiny ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
John Wayne stars as Singin' Sandy, an undercover government agent sent to investigate stolen water rights.
Randy rides alone ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Thrown into jail after being accused of a murder he didn't commit, Randy escapes and joins the gang that actually committed the crime. By gathering evidence and setting a trap, Randy is able to exonerate himself.
Action and adventure films American Civil War (1861-1865) Biography Brothers Buffalo Bill,--1846-1917 Canutt, Yakima,--1895-1986 Cowboys Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Drama DVDs Epic films Feature films Feature films Film serials German shepherd dog Hart, William S.--1864-1946 Historical films History Horses Interviews Jesus Christ Malvern, Paul,--1902-1993 Mass media Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture industry Motion pictures O'Hara, Scarlett (Fictitious character) Outlaws Parry, Harvey Plantation life Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) Religious films Rex (Horse) Rin-Tin-Tin, Jr. (Dog) Rin-Tin-Tin (Dog) Rodeos Romance films Rose, Bob Silent films Stunt performers Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vigilantes War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films Women stunt performers
Canutt, Enos Edward, 1895-1986