Buttons, Red 1919-2006
Most widely held works about Red Buttons
Most widely held works by Red Buttons
Pete's dragon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
A 9-year old boy and his pet dragon (invisible to all but him) run away from his foster parents.
Pete's dragon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
A heart warming musical in which an orphan boy and his dragon Elliot, who is invisible at will, have many adventures before they find a suitable family to live with.
Hatari ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
John Wayne heads a group of highly skilled professional game hunters in Africa who capture the ferocious big game with strong rope and cameras for zoos and circus attractions.
The longest day ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France.
The Poseidon adventure ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea.
They shoot horses don't they ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter.
Sayonara ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
An American Air Force major on leave in Japan after the Korean War falls in love with a Japanese actress. When they declare their love openly, they find themselves scorned equally by both the Japanese and Americans.
Gay purr-ee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Animated musical about a French country cat who runs off to Paris during the Gay '90s.
Rudolph & Frosty's Christmas in July ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Santa Claus must save Frosty and Rudolph from a bad wizard.
Five weeks in a balloon ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Fergusson leads a journey via hot-air balloon in order to claim a remote area in Africa for England. Joining him in the trek are a reporter, a goofy professor, and the professor's assistant. Along the way they encounter many obstacles and deadly danger.
They shoot horses, don't they ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 libraries worldwide
The haunting madness and desperation of Depression-era marathon dance contest participants. Brought together by chance, Gloria and Robert test the limits of their friendship and physical endurance, encouraged by the manipulative contest promoter.
The Poseidon adventure ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
One of the most gripping disaster films of all time follows ten survivors as they struggle to escape from an ocean liner capsized by a tidal wave. Suspenseful terror, combined with the victims' intimate and personal stories, results in compelling and heart-stopping drama.
18 again ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Fate intervenes when an 81-year old man and his grandson exchange bodies after a freak accident.
Goodnight, we love you the life and legend of Phyllis Diller ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
A film that chronicles the final stand-up comedy performance of a true living legend - the first female stand-up comic in history: Phyllis Diller.
In the fiddler's house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Itzhak Perlman journeys from New York City's Lower East Side to the Jewish Culture Festival in Crakow, Poland, visiting and performing with a wide cross-section of popular Klezmer groups.
When time ran out ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A South Pacific island's dormant volcano unexpectedly erupts in fury. Tourists are surprised by a volcanic eruption in a lonesome hotel in the Caribic. Shelby Gilmore is the hotel owner who ignores all the warnings and advises his guests to wait for a rescue team. Hank is a wildcat oil driller who gathers a small group of followers and heads toward higher ground. Kay Kirby is a PR executive who must choose between the two men.
Itzhak Perlman in the fiddler's house [a journey to the heart of Klezmer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Itzhak Perlman takes a break from the concert hall to explore the vitality of klezmer music, taking him on a journey from New York's Lower East Side to the Jewish Festival in Krakow, Poland.
Harlow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Hollywood in 1928 is a land of milk and honey, magic and fantasy. Jean Harlow's spectacularly controversial and tragic career begins with bit parts in movies while she's living with her mother and opportunistic stepfather. When Hollywood agent Arthur Landau spots her on a film set, he gets her a series of comedy roles and soon realizes he has a gold mine. She becomes an overnight sensation and critics hail her as the next great sex symbol.
John Wayne American legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
In 1939, director John Ford cast John Wayne in his movie 'Stagecoach', and from there, a legend was born. Welcomed to the ranks of A-list actors, he made a series of western and adventure films during World War II and became the idealized American hero. In a career spanning more than five decades, Wayne epitomized the straight-talking, no-nonsense characters that made him a true Hollywood legend both on and off the silver screen.
Gable and Lombard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the romance of film stars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.
Africa Animated films Big game hunting Biographical films Biography Cats Children's films Christmas Comedy films Dance marathons Depressions Disaster films Disasters Documentary films Dragons Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film and video adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired France France--Normandy France--Paris Gallico, Paul,--1897-1976 Hot air balloons Interracial dating Japan Juvenile works Klezmer music Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Melodrama Military campaigns Motion picture music--Excerpts Musical films Musical films Ocean liners Prejudices Santa Claus Shipwrecks Stand-up comedy Survival United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Wizards World War (1939-1945)
Chwatt, Aaron, 1919-2006
Schwatt, Aaron 1919-2006
Multiple languages (3)
No Linguistic content (2)