WorldCat Identities

Geer, Will

Overview
Works: 274 works in 563 publications in 5 languages and 16,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Television programs  Fiction  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Will Geer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Will Geer
Jeremiah Johnson by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeremiah Johnson, disillusioned by society, sets out to be a mountain man in the mid-1800s. His first Rocky Mountain winter almost kills him; starving and half frozen, he is befriended by an old trapper (Geer) who teaches him survival techniques. Filmed entirely in Utah
Salt of the earth ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Mexican American zinc miners in New Mexico. When an injunction is issued against the workers, their wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. Produced independently by blacklisted filmmakers
Black like me ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of a white writer in the early 1960's who chemically changes the color of his skin in order to experience life as a black man in the South
A woman called Moses ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frontiersman Lin McAdam is attempting to track down both his father's murderer and his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a diverse group of desperate characters, including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a savage young Indian chief, and McAdam's own murderous brother
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
The Waltons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
Seconds by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
The Waltons ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family
Broken arrow by John Woo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom believes the Apaches are treated unfairly. After befriending their leader Cochise and arranging a truce, he is called upon by an Army General to negotiate a government peace treaty, but later is the target of a renegade ambush
The Waltons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
The Waltons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through tests, tears, and triumphs as a fire drives the Waltons from their home, John-Boy becomes a scriptwriter, Mary Ellen applies to nursing school, and Jim-Bob discovers a fact about his birth, all while Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world
William Faulkner's The Reivers by William Faulkner ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on William Faulkner's warm, humorous, poignant story about a the advent of the automobile, a horse race and a boy's loss of innocence during an great adventure in the early 1900's South
The Waltons ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John-Boy becomes a publisher of the Blue Ridge Chronicle and Mary Ellen becomes the first Walton child to marry. More adventures await
Napoleon and Samantha ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young children suddenly find themselves in charge of a gentle, aging circus lion. However, when they are threatened with being split up by stern authorities, the trio embarks on a perilous journey across the wilds of the American Northwest
The Waltons by Michael Learned ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. This season is a big year for welcomes-- welcome back to John-Boy, visiting from New York, and to Grandma, finally home from the hospital. And welcome to the family for Mary Ellen and Curt's baby boy, John Curtis. But all that joy is set against the tragedy of events in the outside world. As the fall of 1939 turns into the spring of 1940, war rages in Europe-- and the Waltons are soon caught in its chilling grasp. Curt is called up for duty, soldiers train on Walton property, the first local enlistee dies, and British children flee the Blitz for the safety of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Depression is ending-- but even tougher times lie ahead
Folkways, the original vision songs of Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly by Woody Guthrie ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woody Guthrie and me : an intimate reminiscence by Ed Robbin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mark Twain audio collection by Mark Twain ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of seventeen short stories is accompanied by selections from the novels "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Life on the Mississippi," as well as an abridgement of Twain's autobiography
Executive action ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who killed President Kennedy? Mixing narrative sements with newsreel footage, the story of a group of powerful men who plot the assassination. First they must recruit and train a shooter, then frame Lee Harvey Oswald
 
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Alternative Names
Ghere, William
Ghere, William Auge 1902-1978
Languages
English (169)
French (11)
Spanish (5)
German (3)
Japanese (1)
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