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Hornbeck, William 1901-1983

Overview
Works: 49 works in 72 publications in 6 languages and 4,162 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Fiction  Christmas stories  Military history  Christmas films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Hornbeck
Shane by George Stevens ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrivato nel Wyoming, l'ex pistolero Shane si erge a paladino della famiglia di coloni che lo ospita, affascinando tanto la moglie che il figlioletto: insegnerà al probo e pacifico padre a farsi rispettare, e ripartirà dopo aver sconfitto gli allevatori che vogliono impadronirsi di tutte le terre per far pascolare le loro mandrie. (Mereghetti)
William Wyler's the heiress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Frank Capra's state of the union ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An industrialist runs for the Presidency and is caught between his principled estranged wife and a power-hungry newspaper owner, who is also the industrialist's mistress
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures. Loosely drawn from "The Arabian Nights."
Frank Capra's a hole in the head ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
World War II why we fight : the battle of Russia, the battle of Britain, the battle of China ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of World War Ii era propaganda series "Why We Fight" features three installments. The battle of Britain is an account of Great Britain's last stand against the forces of Nazi Germany, and the hard-fought but successful battle to maintain both air superiority and the Britons morale. The battle of Russia covers Russia's historic resistance to invasion, how those qualities were called upon in the war, and their determination to win against the seemingly invincible forces of Nazi Germany. The battle of China discusses China's history, and its people who use all their resources to oppose Japan's aggression, as well as why the Japanese want to conquer it
The complete James Dean collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rebel without a cause] : Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The timeless tale of a boy's adventures among thieves and growing up along side of wild animals in the primal Indian forest
A Hole in the head ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
The Thief of Bagdad by Michael Powell ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures. Loosely drawn from "The Arabian Nights."
Prelude to war by Frank Capra ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the series created by then Major Frank Capra for the U.S. Army; used to explain the necessity of war to new enlistees and then released for the American public. Shows film clips of events from 1933 to 1939 which prompted the United States' entry into World War II, including the Japanese conquest of Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the rise of Hitler. Explains the Axis plan of world conquest. The war is portrayed as a struggle for the preservation of a free world. Includes brief archival footage of Chiang Kai-Shek, Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, and Haile Selassi, among other historical figures
William Wyler's the heiress by William Wyler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olivia De Havilland plays wealthy spinster Catherine Sloper, the only heir to her stern father's (Sir Ralph Richardson) vast estate. When a dashing fortune hunter named Morris Townsend (Montgomery Clift) wants her to elope, her father threatens her with disinheritance. On the eve of their marriage Townsend deserts her. Seven years later Morris returns, and a bitter, wiser Catherine plots her revenge
It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
A place in the sun by George Stevens ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, Clift is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Why we fight by Frank Capra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
Why we fight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Battle of China-illustrates Japan's occupation of China, the rape of Nanking, the 2,000 mile migration, and Claire Chennault's Flying Tigers
The Battle of Britain by Frank Capra ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The battle of Britain: Presents the bombing of England by the German Luftwaffe in 1940 and the defense offered by the Royal Air Force
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
War comes to America ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Final installment in the series created by then Major Frank Capra for the U.S. Army during World War II; used to explain the necessity of war to new enlistees and then released for the American public. Briefly reviews the history of the United States and describes the characteristics, achievements, and beliefs of the American people. Explains the events from 1931 to 1941 that caused the United States to enter World War II
 
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