WorldCat Identities

Butler, David 1894-1979

Overview
Works: 163 works in 393 publications in 5 languages and 10,865 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Musical films  Interviews  Animal films  Melodrama  Documentary films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Producer, Scenarist, Performer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Butler
Calamity Jane by Sammy Fain ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calamity Jane is a calamity at love--she's too busy cracking a bullwhip to pay much mind to such girlie what-alls as dresses and perfume
The little colonel ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned Southern colonel has disowned his daughter for marrying a Yankee and resists all entreaties for a reconciliation until he succumbs to the charms of his little granddaughter. Previews of other Shirley Temple films precede feature
Bright eyes ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five-year-old Shirley Blake is the daughter of a crack aviator who died in a plane crash, and when her mother also dies she becomes the center of a bitter custody battle
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture) ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lone survivors of a ship wreck in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture
The littlest Rebel ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Only a plea to President Lincoln can help when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees
Captain January ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four year old Star has been happy living with Captain January in the lighthouse since he rescued her from a shipwreck. But when the town's new truant officer tries to take her away from the captain so she can have a "proper" home, her idyllic existence falls under a cloud
By the light of the silvery moon ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning World War I soldier MacRae and fiancee Day readjusting to life in the heartland; he wants to postpone their marriage until he is financially secure, and the waiting causes some misunderstandings
Lullaby of Broadway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Doris Day plays a singer who arrives in New York never dreaming it will begin an alternately funny and heartfelt shot at stardom on the Great White Way."--Container
The story of Seabiscuit ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irish horse trainer and his niece come to Kentucky after her brother's death in a riding accident. While the trainer takes a liking to a yearling named Seabiscuit and tries to convince the owner that the ungainly little horse can become a champion, his niece begins a romance with a jockey but is haunted by memories of her brother's accident
On the road with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Road to Zanzibar: Scheming carnival performers split town after selling a phony diamond mine and end up in Zanzibar where they meet a couple of con-women
April in Paris by David Butler ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The State Department wants Ethel Barrymore to represent the American theater at an arts exposition in Paris, but a beleaguered bureaucrat mismails Miss Barrymore's invitation to Miss Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson. She's a very blonde, very brassy chorus girl, who proves to be dynamite on the New York-to-Paris ocean crossing
The princess and the pirate ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvester the Great is a 17th-century entertainer with an act so atrocious, he's exiled from England. Aboard a ship bound for America, he finds himself falling for the beautiful Princess Margaret, a woman uninterested in love - not to mention his lousy one-liners. But when an evil band of pirates attack the ship and capture the princess, her only hope is the cowardly Sylvester. Now he has to stop cracking jokes and muster the courage to rescue his royal love
Tea for two ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wealthy stage-struck Nan Carter strikes a bet that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she gets the $25,000 she needs to back a Broadway musical vehicle for herself. She's determined, even if it means saying "no" when the fella she loves pops the question
Doubting Thomas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Rogers plays Thomas Brown, president of Brown's Breakfast Sausage. All's well until Mrs. Brown decides to join an amateur theater group. Even a disastrous opening night fails to dampen anyone's enthusiasm, so Thomas resorts to other means to discourage his wife's theatrical ambitions
Thank your lucky stars ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A behind-the-Hollywood-scenes story about young talents hoping for their big break
Pigskin parade ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bessie and Winston Winters are a married couple who are both coaches. Their mission is to whip their college football team into shape. Just in time, they discover Amos, a hillbilly farmhand and his sister. But Amos' ability to throw melons enables him to become their star passing ace
San Antonio ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rustlers have taken Clay Hardin's cattle and have holed up in San Antonio. So Clay does what any cowboy in his position would do: strap on his sidearm, ride into town and settle the score
Four Film Favorites classic horse films ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first program, a young English girl who wins an unruly horse in a raffle goes on to enter him in the Grand National Steeplechase. In the second program, a young girl and her horse go overseas. In the third program, a horse is passed through the hands of many masters prior to returning to his original young master and a happy retirement. The fourth program is a fictionalized account of an underdog bay colt who became one of the greatest thoroughbreds in horseracing history
How to be a megastar live! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains footage of the Blue Man Group performing live and includes a bonus compact disc
Bing Crosby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes 5 classical musical films with Bing Crosby. Waikiki wedding: A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion. Double or nothing: A dying millionaire instructs his laywer to drop 25 purses on the streets of New York City. Four honest people find them and return them to the lawyer. Under the terms of the will, each of them is given $1,000,000, which they must double within 30 days in order to claim his entire estate. East side of heaven: A man finds himself the father, by proxy, of a ten-month-old baby and becomes involved in the turbulent lives of the child's family. If I had my way: A good-natured construction worker named "Buzz" become a guardian to the orphaned daughter of his killed friend. Here comes the Waves: Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Navy
 
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Butler, David W., 1894-1979
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