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McCrea, Joel 1905-1990

Overview
Works: 367 works in 910 publications in 4 languages and 13,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Anecdotes  Western films  Fiction 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )
31 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
Foreign correspondent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
43 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reporter sent to Europe to cover a peace conference falls in love with a diplomat's daughter, but discovers that her father is the head of a Nazi spy ring
Ride the high country by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
26 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two old friends have taken drastically different paths growing up. One is a small town sheriff, the other has become a robber, bent on stealing the gold the other is shipping cross-country
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )
36 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )
60 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A madman on his island fortress, tired of pursuing game, becomes obsessed with the idea of hunting the most dangerous game of all-- man
Dead end by William Wyler( Visual )
23 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the mean streets on New York's Lower East Side, Drina hopes to save her brother from a life of crime. But notorious hoodlum Baby Face Martin has come back to his old haunts looking for trouble and threatening to drag the boy down with him. Drina turns to her childhood friend Dave for help. But can he stop Martin without becoming just like him?"--Container
George Stevens' The more the merrier ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help the war effort, a patriotic young woman rents half of her apartment to a well-to-do, retired millionaire, who decides to play cupid by renting half of his half to a high-type, clean-cut nice young man
20 great westerns heroes & bandits ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
The great moment by Preston Sturges( Visual )
7 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This stirring biopic follows the fascinating life of W.T.G. Morton (Joel McCrea), a 19th century dentist who successfully develops the first anesthesia."
Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
Bird of paradise by King Vidor( Visual )
27 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and French and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Handsome South Seas soldier of fortune falls in love with the daughter of a Polynesian native chieftain. Alas, their idyllic romance is destined to come to a sudden and violent end: tribal custom decrees that she is to be sacrificed to the local volcano. After initial resistance, the heroine nobly resigns herself to her fate, realizing that there is no place for her in her white lover's civilization
Our little girl ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl runs away from home when the growing distance between her parents leads towards divorce
Buffalo Bill by William A Wellman( Visual )
12 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historical epic follows Buffalo Bill from his adventures in the West to his courageous battles in the East, where he travels to condemn the slaughter of the Indians and buffalo
Barbary Coast ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ruthless gambling boss cannot win the love of the girl he made into a star attraction in his California saloon during the Gold Rush
Cry blood, Apache ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gang of gold-hungry cowboys slaughters a small band of Apaches. During the massacre, an Indian woman promises to lead them to a hidden gold mine if they will spare her life. As they journey to the mine, they are pursued by the only surviving Apache warrior. They soon discover that Apache revenge is painful, slow and fatal
Edna Ferber's Come and get it ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lumberman Barney Glasgow abandons saloon girl Lotta to marry a timber heiress only to fall for Lotta's beautiful daughter twenty years later. But this time, Barney has a rival for the young woman's love : his own son.--Container
God's gun Cry blood Apache ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Cry blood Apache, Joel McCrea is Pitcalin, a ruthless prospector with gold fever facing revenge by Apaches he helped massacre
Ramrod by André De Toth( Visual )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connie Dickason has inherited a sheep ranch from her ex-husband and is determined to run the ranch with the help of her new Ramrod and his crew of anti-Ivey locals despite the opposition of Ivey and her father. The resulting bloody range war is much to the dismay of Dave, who wants to resolve Connie's problems with Ivey legally
Old-time radio famous Westerns ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Booklet details each show & its history
George Stevens a filmmaker's journey ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film biography of a movie director usually includes conventional genre trappings, like clips of great scenes and memories of old colleagues, as indeed this film does. Mainly, this is an engrossing tour through the George Stevens career that provides a greater understanding of his background, talent, creative preoccupations, and especially the experiences in World War II that irrevocably changed his approach to film making. As head of the Special Coverage unit documenting the war on film, Stevens took the only known color footage of the ground war in Europe, including the liberation of Paris and the horrors of Dachau. If his movies hold a mirror up to America, it is because his personal principles paralleled the highest aspirations of this country. In his films, Stevens offered as much insight on American life and character as he could muster
 
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Mac Crea, Joel
Mac Crea Joel 1905-1990
MacCrea, Joel
MacCrea Joel 1905-1990
Mc Crea, Joel
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McCrea, Joel
McCrea, Joel Albert 1905-1990
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