WorldCat Identities

Perlberg, William 1899-1969

Overview
Works: 102 works in 328 publications in 4 languages and 9,580 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Religious films  Hagiographical films  War films  History  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, fmp, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Perlberg
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

49 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 2,849 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 )

27 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,176 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 )

23 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,071 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 )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama portraying the successful comeback of a degenerate actor. Through the efforts of his loyal wife and a Broadway director, a once-great middle-aged actor regains his self-confidence and overcomes his addiction to alcohol
The bridges at Toko-ri by Mark Robson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and held by 353 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 )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 283 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
36 hours( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 207 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
The counterfeit traitor by George Seaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English 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
Forever Amber by Otto Preminger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 194 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 )

6 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 182 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. Includes original trailer
The big lift by George Seaton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Russians blockade Berlin after World War II, American and British airmen get supplies there via a massive airlift. On-the-spot filming of the Berlin Airlift adds authenticity to the story of two GI pilots who have romances with German women only to find that they are being used
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 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( 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 Spettigue. Complications begin when Fancourt, in drag, becomes the love object of old Spettigue and Sir Francis Chesney
Rhubarb( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 98 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's State fair( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical about the adventures of the Frake family at the Iowa State Fair. Each member of the family is out for a different prize: a blue ribbon for Father's pet pig, first prize for Mom's pie, and true love for their son and daughter
Apartment for Peggy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Barnes decides he's lived long enough and contemplates suicide. His attitude is changed by Peggy Taylor, a chipper young mother-to-be who charms him into renting out his attic as an apartment for her and her husband Jason, a former GI struggling to finish college
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 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
Sweet Rosie O'Grady( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betty Grable stars as a Gay-Nineties Bowery saloon singer. Ever seeking an opportunity for advancement, Grable heads to London to land a wealthy duke, only to have a wrench thrown into the works by a lovesick reporter who exposes her shady background
 
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Teacher's pet
Alternative Names
William Perlberg Amerikaans filmproducent (1900-1968)

William Perlberg producteur de films américaine

William Perlberg productor de cine estadounidense

William Perlberg produttore cinematografico statunitense

William Perlberg US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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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