WorldCat Identities

Alland, William 1916-1997

Overview
Works: 54 works in 130 publications in 4 languages and 5,755 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures  Fiction  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Conceptor, Scenarist, Speaker, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  William Alland Publications by William Alland
posthumous Publications by William Alland, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about William Alland
 
Most widely held works by William Alland
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
Creature from the Black Lagoon the legacy collection by Jack Arnold ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the upper reaches of the Amazon River, a scientific team discovers an amphibious creature, a living missing link. The creature is captured and falls in love with the female assistant of the leader of the research team. The lonely creature kidnaps her, and the scientist mounts an effort to reclaim his sweetheart and return the creature to his watery home
The rare breed by Andrew V McLaglen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cowhand must deliver a Hereford bull to a Scottish cattle baron looking to create a new breed
It came from outer space by Jack Arnold ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: A scientist tries to convince the authorities that he has seen a spaceship land in the Arizona Desert. This film is one of a number of variants on the alien theme made in the McCarthyist fifties. As in 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers' (1956), there are overtones of paranoia as human beings are 'taken over', although here these fears are reassuringly assuaged
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 350 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
This island Earth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 295 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 183 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 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Night key: An ingenious inventor of a security system is kidnapped by a gang of burglars and forced to help them commit robberies
The Creature walks among us ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 66 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 )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 62 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 -- Monster on campus: A discovery of a prehistoric fish that turns animals and humans into bloodthirsty monsters that come into contact it
The classic sci-fi ultimate collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 53 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 colossus of New York ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 52 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 )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 48 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 Deadly mantis ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A giant insect frozen for millions of years thaws out in Alaska and makes it way to New York City
The Classic sci-fi ultimate collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mole people: A team of archaeologists digging in the Middle East stumble upon a race of albinos living under the Earth. They are afraid of light of any kind and keep mutant humanoid mole men as their slaves
The space children ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 23 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
Tarantula by Jack Arnold ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 15 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!
Classic monsters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 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
Revenge of the Creature by Jack Arnold ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A monster, half man and half fish, kills two men and abducts a woman icthyologist after escaping from the tank where it is chained
Citizen Kane (1941) by Orson Welles ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An investigation of a citizen - a newspaper tycoon, under suspicion of having Soured the American dream
 
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English (84)
Italian (3)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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