Begley, Ed 1901-1970
Most widely held works about Ed Begley
Most widely held works by Ed Begley
12 angry men ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 2,985 libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons.
Hang 'em high ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Jed Cooper is mistaken for a criminal and is unjustly hung by the ruthless Captain Wilson and his nine-man gang, who leave him for dead. Cooper escapes the lynching and sets out on a deadly rampage of revenge against his persecutors.
Sweet bird of youth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss.
The unsinkable Molly Brown ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Molly, a poor, uneducated young woman, leaves her mountain cabin home in search of a rich husband and a better life. She finds both in Leadville Johnny Brown as she strikes it lucky and he strikes gold.
Sorry, wrong number ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered.
The golden age of television ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America.
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Presents sixteen selections, including I hear America singing, Song of the open road, When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd, and O captain! my captain!
The unsinkable Molly Brown ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Molly is a poor, uneducated girl who leaves her mountain home in search of a rich husband and a better life. She finds both and proceeds to take turn-of-the-century Denver by storm and become one of the more unlikely heroines of her time.
The Cheyenne social club ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 286 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.
Tennessee Williams' Sweet bird of youth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A charming, ambitious young man returns to his hometown after a prolonged stay in Hollywood with a faded movie queen and some plans for capitalizing on her past fame. But an interest in a former flame, and the wrath of her powerful father alter his plans.
The Mark Twain audio collection by Mark Twain ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
A collection of seventeen short stories is accompanied by selections from the novels "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Life on the Mississippi," as well as an abridgement of Twain's autobiography.
Great American poetry 3 centuries of classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
A collection of 33 poems by Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor, Philip Freneau, William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, Joaquin Miller, Sidney Lanier, and Stephen Crane.
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a young boy who travels on the Mississippi River with an escaped slave.
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 181 libraries worldwide
A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman.
Odds against tomorrow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke. Until, that is, he finds out one of his partners will be a black man. Earl's desperate need for cash, however, leads him to reconsider. For the job only, he'll put his racism aside ... until moments away from the score, hatred erupts.
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 libraries worldwide
The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century.
American tall tales by Adrien Stoutenburg ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The poetry of Robert W. Service by Robert W Service ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 libraries worldwide
The call of the wild by Jack London ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Buck is a dog born to luxury, but he is stolen and sold as a sledge dog. He escapes captivity and becomes one of the most feared and admired dogs in the North.
Patterns ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Corporate politics gnaw away at a new employee as he watches a tender-hearted colleague berated and bullied by the company president.
Abused children Alcoholics Ambition American fiction American poetry Biographical films Brothels Brown, Margaret Tobin,--1867-1932 Capital punishment Closed captioning Colorado--Denver Comedy films Criminal procedure Detective and mystery films Drama False arrest Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films--for the hearing impaired Historical films Husband and wife Inheritance and succession Jurors Jury Legal drama Legal films Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Motion picture actors and actresses Murder Musical films Musical films Outlaws Parricide Revenge Rose, Reginald Southern States Tales Telephone calls Television plays Titanic (Steamship) Trials (Murder) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.) Western films Western films
Multiple languages (9)
No Linguistic content (8)