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Brennan, Walter 1894-1974

Works: 899 works in 1,807 publications in 6 languages and 29,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Action and adventure films  War films  Biographical films  Film noir  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, Speaker, Singer, Host, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Walter Brennan
Red River by Howard Hawks( Visual )

70 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,425 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. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

48 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,804 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 )

50 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

57 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

39 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,710 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( Visual )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,604 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
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

93 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will, and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero, but he is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town that possesses a terrible past it wants to keep secret
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Dawson, Yukon Territory mining camps
Support your local sheriff!( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
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 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and French and held by 565 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
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

27 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 538 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 Westerner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 520 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
Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 492 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 story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 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 )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American historical drama about a group of settlers known as Rogers' Rangers--led by Major Rogers (Spencer Tracy)--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 1750s and early 1760s
John Ford's My darling Clementine( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 335 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 adventures of Tom Sawyer : Lil' treasure hunters ; Devil's Hill by Norman Taurog( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Tom Sawyer: Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn are always getting into trouble, but when they witness a murder, they take a vow of silence and head down river on a raft. The whole town thinks they're dead, so when they return, they are in even more trouble--and not only with their families. The trial for the murder begins, and the killer needs to make sure they don't tell what they know
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English (579)

German (22)

French (12)

Chinese (3)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

Rio BravoTo have and have notJohn Ford's My darling ClementineBad day at Black RockFuryThe WesternerThe story of Vernon and Irene Castle