WorldCat Identities

Geer, Will

Overview
Works: 302 works in 625 publications in 4 languages and 17,545 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Animal films  Television programs  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Television plays, American 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Will Geer
Jeremiah Johnson by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

44 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremiah Johnson, disillusioned by society, sets out to be a mountain man in the mid-1800s
Salt of the earth by H. J Biberman( Visual )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up
Black like me by ( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 845 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
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging frontiersman attempts to track down his father's murderer and the whereabouts of his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a rogue's gallery of owners including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a young Indian chief, and Stewart's own murderous brother
A woman called Moses( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 742 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. To those she helped get to the Promised Land, she became known as Moses
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 741 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 )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 713 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 )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to escape his dreary, dead-end life, an aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into a handsome, young man, he begins a jet-set existence among a shadowy community of similar "reborns." But his heady exhilaration spirals into a heart-stopping terror as he discovers that his newly purchased life carries a terrifying price
The Waltons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 624 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 Delmer Daves( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 600 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 518 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 )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 472 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
The Waltons by Michael Learned( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 458 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
William Faulkner's The Reivers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 450 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 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In this season, The Blue Ridge chronicle hits the streets, with publisher John-Boy covering everything from a local break-in (Ben is among the suspects) to his eyewitness account of the crash of the Hindenburg; Mary Ellen becomes the first Walton child to marry; Jason works in a honkytonk; Grandma has a set-to with the minister
Napoleon and Samantha( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young children suddenly find themselves in charge of a gentle, aging circus lion. However, when the authorities threaten to split them up, the trio embarks on a perilous journey across the American Northwest. During their adventure-filled odyssey, they seek help from a sympathetic, free-spirited mountain man
Woody Guthrie and me : an intimate reminiscence by Ed Robbin( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive action( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 254 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
Scarecrow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a 17th century Massachusetts town, a scarecrow is magically transformed into a man and charged with the mission of destroying true love
Intruder in the dust( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Mississippi town, only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob
 
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Alternative Names
Geer, William Aughe 1902-1978

Ghere, William

Will Geer acteur américain

Will Geer Amerikaans acteur

Will Geer amerikansk skådespelare

Will Geer amerikansk skodespelar

Will Geer amerikansk skuespiller

Will Geer attore statunitense

Will Geer US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Уилл Гир

ویل گیر بازیگر آمریکایی

Languages
English (181)

French (13)

German (4)

Spanish (3)

Covers
SecondsThe WaltonsWilliam Faulkner's The ReiversExecutive action