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Scharf, Walter 1910-2003

Works: 326 works in 535 publications in 3 languages and 5,325 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Comedy films  Animated films  Motion pictures  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Conductor, Composer, Arranger, Author, Performer, Musician, Editor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Walter Scharf
Most widely held works by Walter Scharf
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted University chemistry teacher who stumbles onto a magical potion in his lab. The mixture transforms the scholarly knucklehead into a suave and smooth-talking Romeo. The object of his debonair attentions is a gorgeous student, Stella Stevens. This Jekyll and Hyde game works well enough until the concoction starts to wear off at the most embarrassing times, and the amorous suitor suffers hilarious symptoms of his personality split
Funny girl original Broadway cast recording by Jule Styne( Recording )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original Christmas classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory special 25th anniversary edition original soundtrack by Leslie Bricusse( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the soundtrack of Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory
The Cheyenne social club( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheyenne Social Club: Saddle-weary Texans are surprised to find they've inherited a Wyoming brothel and must defend it against a gun-wielding gang. Firecreek: An outlaw preys on small towns, and a $2-a-month lawman must find the courage to stop him
This is Elvis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though several actors portray Elvis Presley at different stages of his life, this documentary is comprised mostly of actual performance footage and interviews with Elvis and the many people who knew Elvis best, including Presley's family members, his friends and employees and Colonel Tom Parker. All of this provides a revealing look at the life of one of the most captivating men of the twentieth century
The fighting seabees by Edward Ludwig( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sprawling, action-packed saga with John Wayne as the head of a construction company working at the building military sites for the Navy during World War II. After suffering the loss of many men after a Japanese attack, Wayne heads to Washington and helps establish the 'C.B.s' (Construction Battalions), units of armed builders
The geisha boy by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling magician the Great Wooley (Jerry Lewis) and his lop-eared partner Harry Hare plan to dazzle audiences with magical feats during their USO tour of Japan and Korea. Jerry combines his trademark antics with a compassionate central story: an orphaned Japanese boy is drawn out of his shell by the magician's humor and caring"--Container
Walking tall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a Tennessee sheriff who fought corruption in his county
4 film favorites( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kissin' cousins: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. Live a little, love a little: Greg Nolan meets Bernice, and loses both his job and his apartment. However, Bernice manages to get him a new apartment, but it is so expensive that he has to get two full-time jobs. Girl happy: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tickle me: lvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory music from the original soundtrack of the Paramount picture by Leslie Bricusse( Recording )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains background music, spoken dialogue, and sound effects in addition to the songs
That's what I like about the south by Phil Harris( Recording )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the era of memorable song hits the decade of the '50s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness trail by Walter Scharf( Recording )

2 editions published in 1975 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War of the wildcats( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When there's a lovely lady in the middle, sometimes even ordinary business becomes complicated and dangerous. Dan, a rugged cowboy and Jim, a prosperous oil baron, both fall head-over-heels for Catherine, a pretty school teacher. Vying for her attention, their battle spills over onto the oil fields of Oklahoma. A fierce and emotional battle breaks out on the frontier between supporters of the two men
The ladies man by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert is a confirmed bachelor and bumbler who finds a new job: houseboy in an all-female boarding house!
Cinderfella by Jerry Lewis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a posh Beverly Hills mansion, a kind-hearted soul named Fella works as a downtrodden houseboy for his evil stepmother and his two vain stepbrothers. The fairy godfather helps Fella go to the party where he sweeps visiting Princess Charming off her feet. That is until midnight when Fella loses a glass loafer and his spiffy convertible turns back into a bicycle
Dakota In old California( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dakota, a gambler and his new wife hope to cash in on the land boom. In In old California, a doctor leads ranchers in revolt against a corrupt politician
Walking tall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennessee sherriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife
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Scharff Walter 1910-2003

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