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Wellman, William A. 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 364 works in 1,010 publications in 9 languages and 16,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Fiction  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Western films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Photographer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ox-bow incident by William A Wellman ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered
Public enemy by William A Wellman ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Wings by William A Wellman ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I
A star is born by George Cukor ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic story of fame, innocence and destruction. A matinee idol falls in love with a young girl and propels her to stardom. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results
A star is born by Max Steiner ( Visual )
103 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Struggling singer Esther Hoffman's life is forever changed the nigyht fading rock star John Howard Norman staggers drunkenly into the small nightclub where she works. He gives her a career. She gives him her love. But the world won't let them have both
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman ( Visual )
100 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman diagnosed with "radium poisoning" is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it all turns into a publicity hoax
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty by Warner Bros. Pictures ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A commercial airliner develops engine trouble while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The pilot panics, so it is up to the washed-up co-pilot to get the plane down safely.
Battleground by William A Wellman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a group of soldiers through the Battle of the Bulge
A star is born by Frank R Pierson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A free soul: An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with his client
Beau Geste by William A Wellman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds in this acclaimed film classic
Roxie Hart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
Yellow sky by William A Wellman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A band of robbers are running from the law, and they find an almost abandoned town. An old prosecutor and his granddaughter have been living there. Realizing that they have gold, the robbers have a plan of taking it, but one robber turns against them
The Gary Cooper collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beau Geste: Three brothers join the Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. Their troubles are forgotten when they are forced to fight against all odds
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Lady of burlesque by William A Wellman ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wise-cracking lead stripper spends her time rebuffing fellow performer Biff Brannigan until a stripper is found strangled by her own g-string. When a second victim is found, they team up to snag the murderer in classic whodunnit style
The call of the wild by William A Wellman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jack Thornton is an adventurer who travels the Yukon in search of gold. When he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog with the strength of his part-wolf ancestry, Jack's luck changes. A winning $1000 bet on Buck's stamina is only the first of the awards that his friendship with the canine will bring. When the pair, along with Jack's friend Shorty, happen upon a woman who's lost her husband in the wild, they begin their greatest adventure yet in this rousing tale of camaraderie and adventure." --container
Westward the women by William A Wellman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intriguing Western with Taylor heading a wagon train full of females bound for California to meet mail-order husbands
Buffalo Bill by William A Wellman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part fact, part fiction, this western chronicles the life and times of the world's most legendary cowboy, Colonel William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from his army days negotiating peace with Native American chief Yellow Hand to his marriage with Eastern belle Louisa, culminating in his remarkable stint as an international Wild West showman
Blood alley by William A Wellman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American merchant marine captain ferries a group of Chinese refugees down the Yangtze River to escape the Communists
 
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Alternative Names
Wellman, Wild Bill.
Wellman, Wild Bill, 1896-1975
Wellman, William.
Wellman, William, 1896-1975
Wellman, William 1896-1976
Wellman, William A.
Wellman, William A. 1896-1976
Wellman, William A. (William Augustus), 1896-1975
Wellman, William Augustus.
Wellman, William Augustus 1896-1975
ウェルマン, W. A
Languages
English (456)
Spanish (17)
German (5)
French (5)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (3)
Basque (1)
Catalan (1)
Hebrew (1)
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