WorldCat Identities

O'Connell, Arthur 1908-1981

Works: 128 works in 297 publications in 4 languages and 13,421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives‡vDutch  Fiction  Personal narratives  Western films  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Arthur O'Connell
Most widely held works by Arthur O'Connell
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
The Hiding place ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the Nazi invasion of Holland, Corrie ten Boom's family joins the resistance to help save persecuted Jewish families. When they are arrested and imprisoned in concentration camps themselves, they have nothing left to cling to but their faith
Misty ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phantom, a rarely seen mare, eludes all efforts to capture her until a young brother and sister lay eyes on her. Although Phantom would forever be a creature of the wild, her gentle, loyal colt Misty is another story altogether
Operation petticoat by Blake Edwards ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
The great race ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a turn-of-the-century automobile race from New York to Paris
Picnic by Joshua Logan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story covers one Labor Day week-end in a small Kansas town, and tells about the impact a virile drifter has on the lives of several women in town
Bus stop by Joshua Logan ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Bo, a naive rodeo rider, meets saloon performer Cherie, he falls head over boots in love. After he lassoes Cherie onto a bus headed for his home state, Montana, she escapes in the middle of a snowstorm. But if Bo can learn to reign in his emotions, he might convince Cherie to warm up to him
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced along with their submarine-like craft to microscope size, enter the bloodstream of the ailing scientist, and journey to the brain to perform an emergency procedure. With only sixty minutes to complete their mission, the scientists find themselves fighting off an attack by white corpuscles, caught in a tornado-like storm in the lungs, and struggling to survive sabotage from one of their own
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea
Follow that dream by Gordon Douglas ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis plays a sexy but naive country boy in this light-hearted musical comedy about a backwoods family homesteading along the Florida coast
Kissin' cousins ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his 15th film, the King plays dark-haired Air Force Lt. Josh Morgan and blond good ol' boy Jodie Tatum. On an assignment that's "like biting into a beehive," Josh wants to negotiate with the Tatums for military use of their Smoky Mountain homestead as a missile site. But Jodie is right wary of federal "revenooers" and of this lookalike who claims to be kin. Includes songs "Barefoot ballad," "[It's a] Long lonely highway," "Tender feeling," "Kissin' cousins," "Smokey Mountain boy" and others
7 faces of Dr. Lao ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elderly Chinese magician comes into a small western town facing a crisis of identity. He puts on a show filled with mythic characters who force the townspeople to review their values and lives. After transforming the townspeople he leaves town
Cimarron by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
April 22, 1889. Tens of thousands of hopeful homesteaders are poised at the Oklahoma border, waiting for the gunshots that will send them on a feverish dash to claim a share of two million acres free for the taking
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn a musical adaptation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical rendering of Mark Twain's classic captures the genuine friendship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim. Strong-willed and self-raised, Huck decides to flee his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, when his cruel absentee father tries to kidnap him. Accompanying him is the sharp-witted Jim, who fears he is about to be sold. As this unlikely pair journey north to freedom, they develop a bond of friendship and mutual respect that will help them brave a series of thrilling adventures with a few narrow escapes
Man of the west by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the train he is on gets robbed, Link Jones finds himself unwillingly reunited with his old gang. Dock Tobin, the gang's sadistic, half-crazed patriarch, was like a father to Link some twenty years past and welcomes him back. To survive, Link must take up his old ways--his killing ways
The reluctant astronaut ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fun family comedy about a regular guy who ends up becoming a renowned astronaut -- despite his fear of heights!
Don Knotts reluctant hero pack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The shakiest gun in the west: Knotts plays a dental school graduate out to bring oral hygiene to the west, who, with the help of a woman gunslinger tracking gunsmugglers who happened to marry him, becomes known as a feared gunslinger himself
The last valley by James Clavell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an isolated valley unaffected by the raging war around it becomes a winter haven for a band of mercenaries, violence erupts
Horse tales collection Misty ; Wildfire, the arabian heart ; Mary White ; Wind dancer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wind Dancer: A girl loses her ability to walk during a riding accident. Her physical therapist hopes that the girl can form a bond with her therapy horse that will allow her to walk again
The proud ones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a flood of lawless gunmen invades his once peaceful town, Marshal Cass Silver knows it's up to him to force them out. But the only chance he might have is to gain the help of a gunslinger named Thad, who wrongly believes the marshal is responsible for his father's death. To save the town, Silver will have to earn the aid, and trust, of a man sworn to send him to his grave!
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