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Walker, Joseph B.

Overview
Works: 124 works in 229 publications in 3 languages and 8,448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Biography  Fiction  Political fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Film editor, Photographer, Director, Animator , Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joseph B Walker
It happened one night by Frank Capra ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ace reporter decides her job at a major Chicago newspaper is too stressful, especially when she's working for her ex-husband, the newspaper's editor. When she gets a proposal of marriage from another man, a mild-mannered insurance salesman, who can take her away from it all, her "ex" uses every trick in the book to keep her working for his paper and out of the arms of this new man in her life. What follows is a symphony of confusion and comedy
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
You can't take it with you by Frank Capra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the stenographer from an eccentric family falls in love with the son of a rich mogel, the two families clash. Their love will change everything
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bonnie Lee s'arrête dans un petit aéroport d'Amérique du Sud. Les pilotes y transportent du courrier sur une route qui passe par une montagne dangereuse et embrumée. Bonnie s'éprend du pilote en chef, mais celui-ci semble indifférent...Cette comédie d'action et d'aventure permit à Rita Hayworth de devenir une star internationale
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container
The Jolson story by Larry Parks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film traces the meteoric singing/performing career of Asa Yoelson, a talented cantor's son determined to make it big in the "biz". After changing his name to Al Jolson, he captivated audiences everywhere with his minstrel and jazz performances
Penny serenade by George Stevens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple experience a series of misfortunes, which puts a strain on their marriage
Icons of screwball comedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Together again: The mayor's widow falls for a sculptor as he works on a statue of her late husband
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealistic, newly-appointed senator heads to Washington where he single-handedly battles ruthless politicians out to destroy him
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small town poet inherits $20,000,000 from his uncle and wants to give it away to people who need help. However, moochers, relatives, lawyers and executives who want to get a piece of the action attempt to have the poet incarcerated in a mental hospital
American madness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
Affair in Trinidad by Vincent Sherman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Steve Emery (Glenn Ford) visit the steamy tropics of Trinidad, he gets more than he bargained for. Someone's murdered his brother, and his bombshell sister-for-law Chris (Rita Hayworth) might be the only one who can solve the mystery. Despite conflicting feelings of lust and loyalty, Chris and Steve must work together to track down the killer before the culprit catches them"--Container
Broadway Bill by Frank Capra ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man decides to abandon his nagging wife and his job in her family's business for the questionable pleasures of owning a racehorse known as Broadway Bill
Harriet Craig ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harriet Craig, to all outward appearances, is a devoted wife and homemaker. But beneath the surface of her meticulously kept, richly appointed mansion, Harriet is a neurotic perfectionist and a stickler for absolute cleanliness. Her servants are kept on their toes by her shrewish orders and she will stop at nothing to ensure no one upsets the status quo of her complacent life with her husband Walter. When it appears that Walter will be promoted and travelling abroad on business, Harriet springs into action to squelch his plans. Harriet's monstrous selfishness and essential heatred of men, a syndrome initiated in girlhood when her father abandoned Harriet and her mother, at last becomes obvious to Walter. In a dramatic final confrontation, Walter finally realizes he too was just another possession in Harriet's loveless, life-size dollhouse
¡Qué bello es vivir! by Frank Capra ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey es un honrado y modesto ciudadano que dirige y mantiene a flote un pequeño banco familiar, a pesar de los intentos de un poderoso banquero por arruinarlo. El dia de Nochebuena de 1945, abrumado por la repentina desaparición de una importante suma de dinero, que supondría no solo la quiebra de su banco, sino también un gran escándalo, decide suicidarse, pero cuando está a punto de hacerlo ocurre algo extraordinario
It's a wonderful life La vie est belle by Frank Capra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man is prevented from committing suicide by an elderly angel, who takes him back through his life to see what good he has done, and how the world would be if he had not been born
It happened one night New York Miami by Frank Capra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellie Andrews, jeune fille gâtée, échappe à l'emprise de son père millionnaire qui veut à tout prix l'empêcher d'épouser un playboy sans avenir. Faisant route pour New-York, Ellie fait la rencontre de Peter Warner, journaliste au chômage. Mais le bus tombe en panne et le couple impromptu se lance dans une folle randonnée improvisée... pour finir dans les bras l'un de l'autre....Pour Frank Capra ce film fut celui de la consécration. En effet, il fut, dans l'histoire du cinéma, le premier film à avoir reçu les 4 oscars les plus importants : Meilleur Film, Meilleur Rôle Masculin, Meilleur Rôle féminin et Meilleur Scénario
 
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Alternative Names
Walker, J. M 1892-1985
Walker, Joe
Walker, Joe 1892-1985
Walker, Joseph 1892-1985
Walker, Joseph B.
Walker, Joseph B. 1892-1985
Walker, Joseph B. (Joseph Bailey), 1892-1985
Walker, Joseph Bailey 1892-1985
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