WorldCat Identities

Perlberg, William 1899-1969

Overview
Works: 77 works in 293 publications in 4 languages and 9,359 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Religious films  War films  Romantic comedy films  History  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Perlberg
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Visual )

41 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Oscar-winning classic, a Macy's Department Store Santa who insists his name is Kris Kringle teaches everyone a lesson in love, faith and the value of imagination
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

24 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town family travels to the State Fair. The father is looking for a blue ribbon for his prize hog, Blue Boy, mom is looking for glory in her cooking, and the kids are looking for love
Franz Werfel's The song of Bernadette by Henry King( Visual )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church and state officials persecute a simple peasant girl who claims to have seen a vision of "a beautiful lady" at the site of what becomes the Shrine of Lourdes
The country girl by George Seaton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Elgin is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. His long suffering wife, Georgie, and their marriage is put to the test. Frank is desperate to make a come back and Bernie Dodd is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Georgie is both weary of her husband's weaknesses and Dodd's motives. When Georgie appears to be dragging Frank down, Bernie tries to force her to leave
The bridges at Toko-ri by Mark Robson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a war-weary World War II veteran who must leave his family to fight again
Teacher's pet by George Seaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EXTRA! EXTRA! Newspaperman Clark Gable falls for journalism instructor Doris Day! Movie legends Clark Gable and Doris Day headline a comedy with class! Gable (in one of his finest late-career performances) plays Jim Gannon, a school-of-hard-knocks newspaperman who despises journalism schools... until he sees who's doing the teaching. Attracted to lovely professor Erica Stone (Day), he masquerades as a novice in her class. Soon he's her prize pupil, all the while trying to make her his own prize. Also answering the roll call in this engaging romp are Gig Young (in an Oscar.-nominated portrayal), Mamie Van Doren, Nick Adams and Jack Albertson. Ready, class? Today we conjugate "to laugh."
Golden boy by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

11 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and gifted violinist earns money for his education by prizefighting
The tin star by Anthony Mann( Visual )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taciturn marshal-turned-bounty hunter Morg Hickman rides into a small town where new sheriff Ben Owens is the sole representative of the law. Sensing that the boy could use some seasoning, Hickman makes it his mission to teach the sheriff how to protect himself against the criminal element. The older Hickman and the younger Owens find they are kindred spirits in their dedication. Using the lessons learned, Owens proves his worth by taking on the town hothead
The counterfeit traitor by George Seaton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American businessman turned Swedish oil-trader finds his life and fortunes held hostage when he's blackmailed by British agents and forced into the perilous arena of WWII espionage
36 hours( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clock is ticking for the Nazis trying to dupe Jefferson Pike (James Garner) into giving up war secrets. They pose as U.S. physicians to convince the supposedly amnesiac Pike to unlock his memory by recalling his last assignment: planning for D-Day
Forever Amber by Otto Preminger( Visual )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amber (Darnell), a village maid, is left alone to bear the child of Bruce Carlton (Wilde), a gallant adventurer whom she loves. Determined to win him by gaining stature and title, the calculating Amber has an affair with a captain (Langan), marries a wealthy earl (Haydn) and even becomes mistress to the King (Sanders)
It happens every spring( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a mild-mannered chemistry professor in love with the daughter of a college president but earning a meagre salary that won't support the two. He invents a solution that repels any kind of wood and joins a major league baseball team to be able to afford to marry
The big lift by George Seaton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1948, the Soviet Union blockades the Allied sections of Berlin in order to bring the city completely under their dominance. Sgt. Hank Kowalski and Sgt. Danny McCullough are part of the American force sent to help the war-torn German civilians. Still struggling with misguided loathing of Germans, their experience and relationships with the men and women of Berlin help them overcome these prejudices ... [F]ilm on location in bombed-out Berlin."--Container
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
Charley's aunt by Scott Sydney( Visual )

2 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley and Jack pressure fellow student Fancourt to pose as Charley's Brazilian aunt. Their purpose is to have a chaperone for their amorous visits with Amy and Kitty, niece and ward of crusty Stephen. Things go awry when love enters the drama
Rhubarb( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire dies and leaves his entire fortune, including a baseball team, to his cat Rhubarb. It's up to the team's publicist to keep thieves from taking the cat, convince the team Rhubarb is good luck, and help his fiancee, who's allergic to cats
Apartment for Peggy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Barnes, a widower who has been retired for several years from a Midwestern university, decides he's lived long enough and contemplates suicide. While feeding pigeions in the park he meets a young mother-to-be who charms him into renting his attic apartment to her and her husband, a student on the G.I. Bill
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor takes a wife: A feminist writer forced to pretend she's married to a man whom she loathes. A night to remember: A woman and her mystery writer husband take an apartment in Greenwich Village and almost immediately find themselves in the middle of a genuine murder case
The shocking Miss Pilgrim( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A liberated female typist in the late 19th century shocks staid Boston with her outspoken views on women's rights. The luminous Betty Grable and lively Gershwin tunes make this an enjoyable, toe-tapping romp
 
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Teacher's pet
Alternative Names
William Perlberg Amerikaans filmproducent (1900-1968)

William Perlberg producteur de films américaine

William Perlberg produttore cinematografico statunitense

William Perlberg US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Уильям Перлберг

ウィリアム・パールバーグ

威廉·珀爾伯格

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Franz Werfel's The song of BernadetteThe bridges at Toko-riTeacher's petGolden boyThe tin starIt happens every springIcons of screwball comedyIcons of screwball comedy