WorldCat Identities

Alland, William 1916-1997

Overview
Works: 69 works in 198 publications in 4 languages and 6,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Journalism films  Films à clef  Science fiction films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Monster films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Conceptor, Scenarist, Speaker, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Alland
 
Most widely held works by William Alland
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 2,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone at his fantastic estate known as Xanadu, 70-year-old Charles Foster Kane dies, uttering only the single word Rosebud. So ends the odyssey of a life, and begins a fabulous tale of the rise to wealth and power, and ultimate fall, of a complex man
Creature from the Black Lagoon by Jack Arnold( Visual )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creature from the Black Lagoon: Members of a scientific expedition to the Amazon discover a gruesome half man/half fish creature. Revenge of the Creature: A monster, half man and half fish, kills two men and abducts a woman ichthyologist after escaping from the tank where it is chained. The creature walks among us: Despite the clear intention of enjoying his watery home deep in the Everglades, the Creature from the Black Lagoon is disturbed again, this time by a gaggle of inquisitive doctors who decide that he would be better off if he were able to walk among men
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
It came from outer space by Jack Arnold( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and French and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering that a meteor-like object buried under a landslide is an inhabited space ship from another planet, a young scientist delays an attack by panic-stricken townspeople so that the ship can leave the earth
The rare breed by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowhand must deliver a Hereford bull to a Scottish cattle baron looking to create a new breed
This island Earth( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Meacham is chosen, along with others, to do research that will help save the dying planet Metaluna. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Dr. Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan's plan to take over Earth
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas rangers: Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw
The Boris Karloff collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tower of London: King Richard III is sixth in line to the throne and with the aid of his executioner friend treacherously disposes of the five who stand between him and the crown
The classic sci-fi ultimate collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land unknown: When a navy expedition crash-lands in a crater thousands of miles below sea level, they encounter a hot, tropical landscape of prehistoric terror filled with ferocious dinosaurs
The classic sci-fi ultimate collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarantula: an experiment to create a growth formula that could end starvation. Mole people: three scientists stumble upon a tyrannical tribe of albinos who have enslaved a mutant race of mole people. Incredible shrinking man: an ordinary business man is exposed to a radioactive mist and finds his size diminishing .Monolith Monsters: a geologist and a scientist must find a way to stop the effects of killer-outer space rocks that turn people into stone. Monster on campus: A discovery of a prehistoric fish that turns animals and humans into bloodthirsty monsters that come into contact it
The colossus of New York( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist places the brain of his late son, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian, into the head of a towering robot
The land unknown( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land unknown: When a navy expedition crash-lands in a crater thousands of miles below sea level, they encounter a hot, tropical landscape of prehistoric terror filled with ferocious dinosaurs
The Creature walks among us( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the clear intention of enjoying his watery home deep in the Everglades, the Creature from the Black Lagoon is disturbed again, this time by a gaggle of inquisitive doctors who decide that he would be better off if he were able to walk among men
The Classic sci-fi ultimate collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarantula: A biochemist has a plan to feed the world by using a growth formula on plants and animals. But instead he creates a spider of mammoth proportions with an appetite to match!
Tarantula! by Jack Arnold( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biochemist has a plan to feed the world by using a growth formula on plants and animals. But instead he creates a spider of mammoth proportions with an appetite to match!
The space children( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glowing brain-like extra-terrestrial communicates telepathically with the children of top-secret Air Force base in California. Dave Brewster, an electronic technician arrives in town for a new job at the base with his wife, Anne and their two children Bud and Ken. The boys are drawn, along with the other children from the base to a lonely cave near the beach, where the kids start doing the alien's bidding as the adults try to figure out what's happening with their unruly offspring
The Deadly mantis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant insect frozen for millions of years thaws out in Alaska and makes it way to New York City
Gun for a coward( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranch herder Will Keough wants nothing more than to tend to his cattle and live in peace. His two younger brothers, Hade and Bless are as different as night and day - Hade is wild and reckless and Bless refuses to use a gun, branding him a coward. Making matters worse is teh brothers' merciless motehr and Will's sweetheart who finds herself drawn to the sensitive Bless. Ultimately, a showdown will have to take place
Western horizons : Universal westerns of the 1950s( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horizons west: Brothers are on opposite sides of the law in post-Civil War Texas. Saskatchewan: Blood brothers' bonds are tested during Indian wars in the Canadian West. Dawn at Socorro: A cardsharp and his peace-loving friends come up against an outlaw clan. Backlash: A wanderer seeks to avenge his father's death. Pillars of the sky: 1860s Oregon is the setting for clash between Native Americans and white settlers
Classic monsters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hideous creature kidnaps the woman it loves, forcing scientists to hunt it all the way back into the depths from where it came in this iconic horror film
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Creature from the Black Lagoon
Alternative Names
William Alland actor i director de cinema estatunidenc

William Alland actor y director de cine estadounidense

William Alland Amerikaans acteur

William Alland attore, produttore e regista statunitense

William Alland cinéaste américain

William Alland pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

William Alland US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Filmproduzent

Уильям Олленд

ויליאם אולנד שחקן אמריקאי

وليام ألاند

ویلیام الاند تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ウィリアム・アランド 日本語

威廉·阿蘭

Languages
English (128)

Italian (4)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Covers
The rare breedThe land unknownThe Creature walks among usThe Deadly mantis