WorldCat Identities

Farnum, William 1876-1953

Overview
Works: 112 works in 207 publications in 2 languages and 1,307 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  Action and adventure films  History  Fantasy films  Internet videos  Educational films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Farnum
Mr. Robinson Crusoe by A. Edward Sutherland( Visual )

22 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man who bets that he can survive on a South Sea island as if he was Robinson Crusoe himself
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
Jack and the beanstalk by Jean Yarbrough( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A babysitter finds himself dreaming about being in the story he's reading to his charge
John Wayne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger and a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time
The painted desert ; Hittin' the trail( Visual )

12 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western prospectors Jeff and Cash find a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants' camp, and clash over which is to be "father." They are still bitterly feuding years later when they own adjacent ranches. Bill, the foundling whom Cash has raised to young manhood, wants to end the feud and extends an olive branch toward Jeff, who now has a lovely daughter. But during a mining venture, the bitterness escalates
Undersea kingdom( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Undersea kingdom, Crash Corrigan, a recent graduate of Annapolis, and Diana, a go-getting reporter join Professor Norton to battle robots and warriors on the lost continent of Atlantis
Santa Fe stampede( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prospector finds gold and invites his old pals, the Mesquiteers to share in his good fortune. But the town's crooked mayor and his ruthless henchmen have their own ideas. When the heroes arrive, they find their friend murdered and Stony is charged with the crime
The Scarlet Letter by Fei Yue( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2004 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent film star Colleen Moore plays Hester Prynne, who is condemned by the people of her 17th century village to wear a scarlet letter "A" as lifetime punishment for bearing a child out of wedlock. The story stays remarkably true to the original novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Adventures of Red Ryder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Ryder and Little Beaver round up ranchers to fight a crooked banker and his henchmen
Public cowboy no. 1( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of cattle rustlers are using airplanes, short-wave radios and trucks to steal cattle in the territory and the old sheriff is unable to stop them. When a new sheriff is brought in to replace the old one, the deputy begins to doubt the new sheriff's abilities and follows up on his own leads
Custer's last stand( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Wolf, who leads the Dakota Indians in a series of attacks on settlers, loses a sacred medicine arrow that is the key to an Indian cave of gold. Major Trent and his daughter Barbara, recover it without knowing its value. Renegade Tom Blade aids Young Wolf in his attempts to recover the valuable arrow while secretly seeking the gold for himself. In the midst of all of this, General Custer and army scout Kit Cardigan try to restore the peace. In the final battle, Kit rides with a troop that barely survives a hopeless attempt to reach the ill-fated Custer. He then returns to kill Blade. 15 chapter serial
Ten Nights in a Bar Room by Joseph Boggs Beale( Visual )

8 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about the degrading effects of alcohol. Set in a small western town around 1910, this is the story of a well-respected man who avoids the local saloon until by chance he succumbs to drink and his life falls apart. Released during the Prohibition era as a statement for temperance
Supernatural( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twin brother of a young woman (Roma) has recently been murdered. Her grief makes her easy prey for a corrupt medium who arranges a seance to conjure up her brother's supposedly troubled soul. Meanwhile, a murderess accused of strangling her lovers awaits execution in the electric chair. Before she dies she agrees to donate her body to a scientist for his unique life-after-death research. Eerily, the doctor's first experiment on the now-dead woman occurs at precisely the same time as the seance. In a twist of fate, Roma becomes possessed by the murderess' wicked spirit, and in a race against time, the doctor and Roma's fiancé struggle to undo the horrible curse in this inventive ghost story
The painted desert ; A farewell to arms( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painted desert: A mining engineer returns to his desert home to settle a long standing family feud and falls in love with the rival family's daughter
Four feature films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooster Cogburn: A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter. War wagon: A rancher recruits a brash gunslinger along with a raucous crew of misfits and readies them to pull off one of the most impossible heists of all time. Spoilers: Adventure about gold and greed in an Alaskan boomtown during the 1890's. Shepherd of the hills: As part of a family of Ozark moonshiners, a simple man is sworn to protect the land he loves and a secret that threatens to tear the community apart
Man's best friend : four movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 4 movies, originally produced between 1946 and 2011, which focus on dogs and their relationships with the humans in their lives
The great American western( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Git along, little dogies: Rancher Gene Autry fights against a drilling prospector and her banker father who claim to find oil in a spot that will threaten Autry's cattle grazing land. But when the drilling superintendent frames the pair for embezzlement in order to secure the site for himself, Autry must step in to protect them. Hi-yo Silver: A group of men, one of whom is the Lone Ranger, fights against an outlaw gang led by a fiendish society man. The Kansan: When a local hero becomes the town marshal of Broken Lance, he discovers that a prominent citizen is thoroughly corrupt and finds a way to unmask the evildoer without losing his own reputation. Sing, cowboy, sing: Tex Archer and Duke Evans help a recently widowed freight line owner protect herself and her business from the gang that murdered her husband
A tale of two cities( Visual )

3 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dickens' monumental tale of love, nobility and sacrifice during the French Reign of Terror is marvelously executed in this classic silent film."
A Connecticut yankee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A radio announcer who is transported back in time where he changes medieval life before returning to his own time. Preceded by previews of other Will Rodgers films
Gene Autry : 5 classic westerns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public Cowboy No. 1.: As hustlers try to take over the town, retired deputy sheriff Gene Autry and his gang work together to put a stop to the havoc. Ride Ranger ride: When the Texas cowboy's peacemaking efforts with the Indians are hindered by a sidewinding white man who leads the Indians into corruption, Gene bands together the calvary and the Texas Rangers to apprehend the culprit and the raging Indians in a fierce frontier battle. Boots and saddles: An English boy inherits a ranch from his father. Gene and his friends must try to sell horses to the U.S. Calvary to save the ailing ranch from a no-good cheat who wants to buy it
 
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Alternative Names
William Farnum acteur américain

William Farnum actor estadounidense

William Farnum Amerikaans acteur

William Farnum amerikansk skådespelare

William Farnum amerikansk skodespelar

William Farnum amerikansk skuespiller

William Farnum attore statunitense

William Farnum pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

William Farnum US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Вільям Фарнум

Фарнум, Уильям

وليام فارنوم ممثل أمريكي

ویلیام فارنوم بازیگر آمریکایی

ウィリアム・ファーナム

Languages
English (103)

Swedish (1)