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Keighley, William 1889-1984

Overview
Works: 210 works in 473 publications in 4 languages and 7,335 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Folklore  History  Western films  Action and adventure films  Legends  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Host, Author, Performer, Film editor, Composer, Producer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Keighley
The adventures of Robin Hood by Errol Flynn ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
The prince and the pauper by William Keighley ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prince and a poor boy exchange places with each other and encounter difficulties as a result of mistaken identity
The green pastures ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of biblical stories is told from an African American perspective
"G" men ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Cagney plays a FBI agent in this punchy hot-off-the-presses account of the pursuit and capture of John Dillinger
Bullets or ballots by William Keighley ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall
The street with no name by William Keighley ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story pulled from the FBI files: It's the murders of a housewife and a bank guard, with no connection between the victims, except the murder weapon, that baffles FBI inspector Briggs who sends an undercover agent to penetrate the inner circle of a notorious gang run by up-and-coming crime boss Stiles
The fighting 69th ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
Each dawn I die ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A muckraking reporter is framed for murder and sent to a particularly brutal prison
The bride came C.O.D ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten dollars a pound is the going rate for freight, so charter pilot Steve Collins figures he's owed $1,150, cash on delivery. His cargo is Joan Winfield, an heiress whose elopement with a musician is kiboshed when Steve kidnaps her so he can return her to her irate papa
Varsity show ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Broadway impresario Chuck Daly has suffered through a string of flops. But the kids at his alma mater don't know that. They're counting on Chuck to turn their varsity show hash into a smash!
Torrid zone ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steve Case knows only one man who can shape up his troubled banana-republic plantation--fireball foreman Nick Butler. However, Nick is a little distracted when he meets a woman who can hold her own at a card table, especially if she's dealing
Rocky mountain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1865, Robert E. Lee, in a last-ditch bid to turn the tide of the Civil War, wants the West. Lafe Barstow's task is to get it. He leads a band of Confederates to California to enlist insurrectionists. But another war comes to a head in the West. Marauding Shoshones may prove to be an even fiercer foe than the Union Army
Greatest gangster films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White heat: Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma,' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant--www.imdb.com
Robert Louis Stevenson's The Master of Ballantrae ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a Jamie Durisdeer, a heroic Highlander-turned-pirate
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling romantic lover Don Juan is sent back to Spain in disgrace, where he discovers the oppression of the people and wins the heart of the queen; set in seventeenth-century England, a surgeon becomes a pirate after he is arrested and condemned to slavery for caring for a rebel against the king; Lord Robin of Locksley protects the Saxon peasants from the Norman lords and wins the heart of Maid Marian; in the days when England controlled the seas, the Sea Hawk lay in wait, ready to attack the Spanish Armada and treasure ships
George Washington slept here by William Keighley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A screen adaptation of the Broadway hit about a city-dwelling family that buys a Pennsylvania farmhouse
Forbidden Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mind reader: Con man "Chandra" pretends to be clairvoyant, but his girlfriend wants him to go straight
The Master of Ballantrae ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story and adventures of a heroic Highlander who turns pirate
Ladies they talk about ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman is in prison for her role in a bank heist, where a reformer falls in love with her. When her "partners" are killed in a jailbreak attempt that she's involved in, she thinks that he is the one who tipped off the authorities. But she learns to trust his love for her, and eventually returns his love and leaves her past behind. Pre-Hollywood Production Code women's prison picture
 
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Keighley, William Jackson 1889-1984
Keighly, William 1889-1984
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