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Hart, William S. (William Surrey) 1864-1946

Overview
Works: 231 works in 403 publications in 3 languages and 3,523 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Western films  Silent films  History  Fiction  Short films  Records and correspondence  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Actor, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN2287.H3, B
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Most widely held works by William S Hart
The great train robbery( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This special edition contains two versions of this historically significant western the original silent archival version and a digitally enhanced version with new music, effects track and color sequences
My life East and West by William S Hart( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of the renowned star of silent westerns tells of his childhood in the Dakotas, his success as a Shakespearean actor on Broadway, and his eventual fame as an actor and filmmaker, making 65 movies in 11 years
Tumbleweeds by King Baggott( Visual )

39 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the great land rush of 1889, the Cherokee Land Strip between Oklahoma and Kansas was opened to homesteaders. Don Carver decides to get in on the rush, but finds himself in danger of missing it when he gets arrested and parted from his new love
A lighter of flames by William S Hart( Book )

7 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

--And all points west! by William S Hart( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1971 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three documentaries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist is a deeply compassionate work of remembrance for a man who had been all but erased from the history books. This film looks at the career of the twenties and thirties movie star and wondrous baritone, Paul Robeson, cinema's first African-American leading man. The love goddesses details cinema's female sex symbols, featuring clips from famous film stars such as Marlene Dietrich, Lillian Gish, Clara Bow, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Bette Davis, Carol Lombard, Ginger Rogers, Myrna Loy, Mae West, Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley Temple, Lana Turner, Betty Grable, Dorothy Lamour, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Claudette Colbert and others. The film examines the shifting cultural mores that are constantly redefining what we consider alluring as well as what we are allowed to see. The great chase is a rollicking compedium of the greatest hits of silent-cinema chase sequences
The land where the blues began( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the social and cultural background of the blues, including interviews and performances throughout the Mississippi Delta. Includes work songs of the muleskinners in the levee camps, of river roustabouts, of sharecroppers, of churchgoers, and the toasts told in the barrooms
The bargain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Notorious Jim Stokes, "The two-gun man," is badly wounded following a botched hold-up. His unconscious body is discovered by Phil Brent, a prospector. While recovering from his wounds, Jim falls in love with his nurse, Phil's lovely daughter Nell, and the two are wed. When the sheriff catches wind of his whereabouts, Jim is forced to flee from his young wife, and head for the border. Although the sheriff manages to take Jim prisoner, fate will intervene and cause the two enemies to strike a terrible bargain, one that will test the mettle of both of their souls"--Container
Pinto Ben : and other stories by William S Hart( Book )

9 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hell's Hinges"( Visual )

10 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young minister arrives in Hell's Hinges, Blaze Tracey, the notorious outlaw, is transformed into goodness-- not by religion, but by the sight of the minister's sister, Faith
Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audiences associate American film with Hollywood studio productions. This anthology however celebrates other types of early films including documentaries, newsreels, avant-garde and independent works, amateur and home movies, animated and industrial films, and silent movies from the earliest years of motion pictures. Program 1 of this 4 part series contains 14 films
Told under a white oak tree by William S Hart( Book )

4 editions published between 1922 and 1925 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoofbeats by William S Hart( Book )

2 editions published between 1933 and 1944 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law on horseback, and other stories by William S Hart( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden West boys, Injun and Whitey : a story of adventure by William S Hart( Book )

7 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden West boys, Injun and Whitey strike out for themselves by William S Hart( Book )

2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great chase( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the earliest days of motion pictures, the chase has been an integral ingredient for thrills and comic delight. Here is a cavalcade of the most hair-raising pursuits in film. This film traces the development of the chase, from its beginning, when motion pictures were a new form of entertainment
Traditions of acting( Recording )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early sound recordings of renowned actors, originally collected by George R. Creegan, and taken from early cylinders, discs, off-the-air radio broadcasts and other sources. Most pieces are excerpts from English language plays (scenes, soliloquies, etc.), primarily Shakespeare's; several selections are from French and German plays
The Return of Draw Egan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most representative of the early westerns directed by and starring William S. Hart, about an outlaw who, in order to win a reformer's daughter, allows himself to be drafted marshal and sets about restoring order to the town of Yellow Dog
Injun and Whitey strike out for themselves by William S Hart( Book )

3 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Treasures from American film archives : 50 preserved films
Alternative Names
Two-Gun Bill

Two-Gun Bill 1864-1946

William S. Hart acteur et cinéaste américain

William S. Hart Amerikaans filmregisseur

William S. Hart attore e regista statunitense

William S. Hart US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler, Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent der Stummfilmära

William Surrey Hart

Харт, Уильям

ויליאם ס. הארט שחקן אמריקאי

ویلیام اس هارت بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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