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Grant, James Edward 1905-1966

Overview
Works: 221 works in 664 publications in 7 languages and 10,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Edward Grant
 
Most widely held works by James Edward Grant
Angel and the badman John Wayne on film( Visual )

108 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wounded gunman avenging the death of his foster-father is thrown by his horse and nursed back to health by a young Quaker woman. She promises to marry him if he will give up his gun
Hondo by John Farrow( Visual )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hondo Lane, a dispatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Hondo has a run-in with Angie's good-for-nothing husband and is forced to kill him. When Vittorio captures Hondo to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that he is her husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apaches, Hondo reluctantly goes along with the lie
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

56 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film depicts a pivotal event in American history--when 185 "Texicans" banded together in a crumbling adobe mission to hold off an army of 7,000 Mexican troops long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas. Side 4 and 5- contains interviews and scenes from the making of the Alamo
McLintock!( Visual )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cattle baron George Washington McLintock fights with his estranged wife who wants nothing from him except a divorce. His daughter and the local political land-grabbers are fighting with McLintock as well. Along with taming the West, McLintock finally "tames" everyone who has been fighting with him
Donovan's reef by John Ford( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Donovan's Reef," John Wayne heads a group of high skilled professional game hunters in Africa who capture the ferocious big game with strong rope and cameras for zoos and circus attractions. In "Hatari," a straight-laced Bostonian comes searching for her father, a brawling ex-Navy man living on a South Pacific island
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captain Cutter [is] a fearless Texas Ranger determined to crush a violent gang of gunrunners and theives known as The Comancheros. Through an unlikely turn of events, Cutter enlists the help of his own prisoners to accomplish his mission"--Container
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Support your local gunfighter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Garner plays a gambler who runs away from a madam with marriage on her mind, and is mistaken for a gunfighter in the troubled town of Purgatory
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

11 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's World War II. Major Dan Kirby (John Wayne) is hard on his marines. His subordinate Captain Carl Griffin thinks the Major is overdoing it, but Kirby proves that there is a method to his madness after all
Huckleberry Finn [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HUCKLEBERRY FINN: After being kidnapped by his drunken father, Huck heads down the Mississippi with his buddy Jim and have many adventures. THE PROUD REBEL: After John Chandler's son goes mute following a tregedy, John searches for a doctor who can help him. Before he finds one, he and his family must work off a debt using their talented sheepdog, Lance. When a doctor is found, John has no money to pay for help for his son and must decide whether to sell Lance, which will devastate his son, or get the boy help. WALKING THUNDER: Fourteen year old Jacob and his family are stuck in the Rockies when a bear destroys their wagon on their way west. They meet a medicine man and a mountain man who teaches Jacob survival skills that he must use with the giant bear called Walking Thunder on the prowl
John Wayne collection by WAY( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
Big Jim McLain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter attempt to break up a ring of Communist Party troublemakers who are a worldwide terror ring headquartered in Hawaii
Cary Grant( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of five romantic comedies starring Cary Grant
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sgt. Stryker, a hard-nosed Marine sergeant, must mold a company of raw recruits into a combat-ready fighting machine. Feared by many and hated by all, Stryker's training is soon put to the test in a full-scale assault against the Japanese on Iwo Jima
The magnificent seven by Yul Brynner( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent seven: Seven American gunslingers are hired to protect a small Mexican village against a band of bandits
Great guy( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Depression a feisty ex-prize fighter turns Chief Inspector of the Department of Weights and Measures and crusades to clean up graft and corruption in the meat-packing business
Ring of fear( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Clyde Beatty Circus seems jinxed, falling victim again and again to apparent accidents which are actually the acts of a murderous saboteur. Mystery writer Mickey Spillane comes to the scene to solve the cases
The proud rebel by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proud rebel Alan Ladd wanders the land looking for a doctor who can cure his mute son. Experience the warmth of a father's love and faith, the devotion of a boy for a dog, and the understanding of a strong woman
They were expendable by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers
The sheepman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easygoing Jason Sweet won a trainload of sheep in a poker game and aims to graze them. Powder Valley looks like the perfect place. A cattle baron and a woman try to come between Jason and his sheep
 
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Grant, James E. 1902-1966

Grant James E. 1905-1966

Grant, James Edward 1902-1966

Grant, James Edward 1905-1966

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McLintock!Donovan's reefBoom townFlying leathernecksBig Jim McLainSands of Iwo JimaThey were expendable