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Brennan, Walter 1894-1974

Works: 775 works in 1,583 publications in 4 languages and 27,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  War films  Film noir  Biography  History  Interviews  Television adaptations  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Speaker, Host, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Walter Brennan
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Red River by Coleen Gray( Visual )

60 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

43 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks( Visual )

39 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

29 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
The pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )

25 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lou Gehrig, the Yank's great first baseman and the son of poor immigrants, rose to heights of baseball fame -- only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness known as ALS
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American fisherman becomes involved with a beautiful young drifter and a French freedom fighter who is trying to elude local Nazi collaborators on Martinique
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

79 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To further his presidential aspirations, oil tycoon D.B. Norton buys a newspaper, renames it, and tells managing editor Connell to downsize. After being fired, cheeky reporter Ann Mitchell retaliates in her final story by creating John Doe, who writes a "Letter to the Editor," describing his disgust at the state of the world, capped by a threat to commit suicide on New Year's Eve in protest. John Doe's story causes an instant media sensation, so Ann finds a bum to "play" him. She selects former minor league ballplayer turned hobo Long John Willoughby, who goes along with the scheme. Soon he's making motivational speeches on the radio, and becoming a popular national figure, while corporate misbehavior, consumerism, and the attempted subversion of the resultant popular movement follow. Can Willoughby become the figure of integrity and principle he had only pretended to be? Even if it means sacrificing himself so that the real John Doe's can be saved?
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-armed stranger arrives in a tiny desert town, the locals possessing a dark past they want to keep secret, by any means necessary
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethical young man is forced to confront his own mortality after he becomes a victim of vigilantism
Support your local sheriff!( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming drifter (Garner) becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

62 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired ranger and his three aged pals try to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff
The gnome-mobile( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jasper, a two foot high gnome, has been searching for a suitable bride to please his 900 year-old grandfather. He gets help from two children after a chance encounter with them in the forest. Trouble ensues when a showman discovers the gnomes and masterminds a kidnapping plot
Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small Texas town of Rio Bravo, law and order is maintained by three unlikely enforcers: hard-boiled sheriff Chance; former quick draw artist Dude, now gone drunk and disheveled; and the crippled, wisecracking Stumpy, who patrols the jail with a shotgun. The arrest and incarceration of Joe Burdette for murder has set these three at odds with his brother, corrupt and wealthy landowner Nathan Burdette. Nathan assembles a force of hired guns to spring Joe, while Chance enlists hotshot gunslinger Colorado. Complications arise in the form of Feathers -- not the usual saloon floozy but a competent professional gambler accustomed to sparring with men -- who has an eye for Chance
The Westerner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering cowboy rides into a Texas border town and alone faces the guns of the self-appointed, ruthless men who dispense justice, including the infamous "Judge" Roy Bean
The story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
Northwest Passage by King Vidor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and German and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American historical drama about a group of settlers known as Rogers' Rangers, led by Major Rogers, and the hardships of survival and battles with hostile Indians, they encounter in trying to settle the upper New York state area for their families in the late 1750x and early 1760s
John Ford's My darling Clementine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly Arizona town of Tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman Doc Holliday. Though initially at cross-purposes, the pair ultimately team up to confront the violent Clanton gang
The one and only, genuine, original family band( Visual )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1888 presidential race between Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison is enlivened by a Democrat and his Republican group
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Brenan, Walter 1894-1974

Brennan, Arthur 1894-1974

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Rio BravoJohn Ford's My darling ClementineTo have and have notBad day at Black RockFuryThe WesternerThe story of Vernon and Irene Castle