WorldCat Identities

Haines, William 1900-1973

Overview
Works: 75 works in 107 publications in 4 languages and 1,096 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Revues  Comedy films  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3515.A247, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Haines
Show people ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peggy Pepper (Marion Davies), a Georgia girl who wants to be a dramatic actress, goes to Hollywood and at first can find work only as a patsy for Billy Boone (William Haines) in slapstick comedies. Billy, however, soon helps Peggy to become both a serious actress and a star. Fame and wealth go to Peggy's head; she becomes vain and snubs Billy in favor of André (Paul Ralli), her romantic leading man. Peggy eventually comes down to earth, however, and acknowledges her love for the patient Billy
Little Annie Rooney ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annie, tomboy daughter of a policeman, takes care of her father and brother, yet finds time to get into mischief. When her father is murdered, the man she loves is accused and her brother swears revenge
West Point ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'West Point, the pride of America, the home of glorious tradition-- unless you're a hotshot plebe named Brice Wayne. Then it's just a backdrop to personal glory. William Haines stars as Brice and joan Crawford the girl he loves in a comedy-drama about a brash young gridiron hero who puts himself above the corps, learns a bitter lesson in team spirit and charges into the Army-Navy game for a chance to redeem himself"--Container
Tell it to the Marines ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Skeet Burns joins the U.S. Marines, he winds up under Sergeant O'Hara, the toughest leatherneck in the Corps., and both men fall for Navy nurse Norma Dale. When they're stationed in the Philippines, Skeet's dalliance with a native girl tips the scale in O'Hara's favor. Reassigned to China, the two must put their differences aside when they're ordered to Hangchow to rescue Norma and the nurses from a bandit leader, whose gang has invaded the city
The dawn of sound ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of early sound films: big-cast all-star music revues The Hollywood revue of 1929 and Show of shows, and the musicals Broadway melody, the surviving reel of Gold diggers of Broadway, the musical short Songwriters' revue, and a lampoon film short, Dogway melody
Spring fever ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Golf nut Jack Kelly gets a chance to play golf at an exclusive club. There he pursues Allie Monte telling her he is a wealthy golf pro. When she learns the truth she'll have nothing to do with him. In the end love prevails as Kelly becomes a golf champion and wins the girl as well
The smart set ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young polo player is expelled from the U.S. team because of his insistence on hogging the game, but when a fellow teammate and rival for his sweetheart is injured, he must prove he has what it takes to be a great player, and a great man
The girl said no ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story follows Tom Ward, a brash young college graduate (William Haines), who has always succeeded in life with his outlandish charms. He falls in love at first sight with Mary Howe (Leila Hyams), a woman who is dating Mr. McAndrews, a stable and boring finance wizard. Tom unsuccessfully tries to woo her, and then finds himself working for McAndrews (Francis X. Bushman Jr.), who gives him the impossible task of selling municipal bonds to the wealthy Hettie Brown (Marie Dressler)
Speedway ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Veteran race driver Jim MacDonald loves young Bill Whipple like a son, even if Bill has more time for girls and gambling than hard work on the track. But ready or not, Bill gets his shot at racing immortality
Brown of Harvard ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1926 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two college students, one academic and one sporty, love the same girl
Laurel & Hardy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two feature films and several silent short films are presented in this collection featuring the comedy team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The last short The stolen jools features most of the movie stars of 1931
Fast life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There's only one thing faster than wiseacre Sandy Norton's motor mouth-- his swell new speedboat! Brash, high-spirited William Haines takes the helm in a snappy action-comedy about an ex-sailor with a nifty boat-engine design who talks his way into a job with a millionaire shipbuilder, constructs his dream speedboat on the millionaire's dime and in his spare time, wins the love of his boss's daughter
Are you listening? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"WBLA is on the air, presenting the live music, the sudsy dramas and the sell-sell-sell of commercial interludes that keep consumers buying and sponsors smiling. But one sponsor, a producer of plumbing supplies isn't happy. So WBLA scriptwriter Bill Grimes is bounced from his job, setting in motion this movie's turn from comedic to darkly tragic"--Container
Navy blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sailor beware! That sweet trick with the big eyes is looking for more than a good time. She wants a ring! This nifty little comedy-drama touting the value of a good woman's love. There is the girl who, after some heartache, ties a sailor's knot around Jack's heart. 'I ain't the marrying kind, ' Jack declares. Wanna bet, sailor?
Remote control ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A radio clairvoyant gives his rapt audience advice from the spirit world. But the clairvoyant is really the leader of a gang of thieves, the advice is a code to where the gang should strike next and a suspicious station employee is about to be taken for a ride
Silent classics. the ultimate collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebecca of Sunnybrooke Farm. "A timeless classic starting Mary Pickford as Rebecca, sent to live with her two miserly aunts when her family can't afford to keep her. Fitting in proves challenging for Rebecca, whose eternally sunny outlook clashes with her conservative new surroundings." -- Container
Buster Keaton collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Free and easy": Elmer departs Kansas with the newly crowned Miss Gopher City and heads for Hollywood determined to turn her into a star
The winter war by William Wister Haines ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the winter campaign against the Sioux who has massacred Custer, a dedicated cavalryman's life is complicated by love for a girl sympathetic to the Indians
Slim by William Wister Haines ( Book )
2 editions published between 1935 and 1947 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Command decision by William Wister Haines ( Book )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chief character is Brigadier General Dennis, Commander of a Division of heavy bombers in England, through whose office pass the men who help to win the war
 
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Alternative Names
William Haines
Languages
English (57)
Swedish (7)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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