WorldCat Identities

Howard, William K. 1899-1954

Overview
Works: 48 works in 132 publications in 4 languages and 1,270 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  History  Melodrama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Dedicatee, Author
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William K Howard
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
Fire over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

43 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth I and her navy overcome the Spanish Armada
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan melodrama: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman
The power and the glory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man's life is retold just after his funeral. Beginning as a track walker, Tom Garner rose through all sorts of railroad jobs to head the company. In the meantime, he lost touch with his family. When he saw what was happening, it was already too late."--Container
Gold!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the role that gold has played in the history of human civilization. Volume 4 examines the ways in which gold translates into economic power, focusing on the sinking of the SS Central America and how the Nazis used plundered gold to fund their war machine during World War II
Johnny come lately by William K Howard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A carefree ex-newspaperman Tom Richards is arrested for vagrancy, he₂s saved from a jail term when Vinnie McLeod, an elderly editor of a floundering local paper, offers him a job. Together they₂re out to make headlines as they work to expose political corruption in a small town. They refuse to buckle under the threats and demands of corrupt, rival newspaper owner, Big Boss Dougherty. So the suspense mounts as they stand their ground against Dougherty's powerful political machine
The cat and the fiddle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacDonald and Ramon Novarro portray struggling composers and live-in companions. Her "The night was made for love": becomes a huge hit but his career flounders. To escape the bubbub surrounding her, he packs up his suitcase and departs. But when the debut of his operetta is threatened, MacDonald shows up to save the show and rekindle their love
When your heart's on fire : smoke gets in your eyes by Jerome Kern( )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vivien Leigh anniversary collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storm in a teacup: A local paper is attacking a politician from a small Scottish town. While the reporter battles the politician, he also falls head over heels in love with his beautiful daughter
Evelyn Prentice( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Prentice is a successful Manhattan defense attorney. When his wife Evelyn ends an affair, her ex-lover blackmails her and he is murdered. Another woman is accused of the crime and Evelyn begs John to defend her
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Prentice is a successful Manhattan defense attorney. When his wife Evelyn ends an affair, her ex-lover blackmails her and he is murdered. Another woman is accused of the crime and Evelyn begs John to defend her
The squeaker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1997 in English and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the menacing atmosphere of London's underworld, disgraced ex-detective Barrabal has a chance to win back his job if he can nail the Squeaker, the criminal who has cornered the illicit jewel market
Fire over England Dark journey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fire over England: Intrigue and romance in the court of Elizabeth I as her navy deals with the threat of the Spanish Armada
The Princess comes across( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stage-struck Brooklyn actress (Lombard) draws on her talent, posing as royalty aboard an ocean liner bound for Hollywood. Her ruse soon becomes hilariously complicated when she unwittingly becomes involved in a murder. Meanwhile, a fellow passenger (MacMurray) is smitten by the 'princess' and he soon gets swept up in her charade."--Container
Back door to heaven( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neglected boy becomes a thief and grows up in reform school. As a man, he finds tha the criminal life is the only one open to him
Dark journey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1937 and 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark journey: World War I love story between a French spy and the head of the German Secret Service set in Stockholm
A ship comes in( Visual )

3 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pleznik family arrives in the U.S. from Hungary. They encounter a disaffected fellow Hungarian, Sokol, who ominously warns them about trusting the American government. The father, Peter, dismisses him since he is already a staunch believer in the U.S. He becomes fast friends with their neighbor, Dan, who gets him a job as a janitor at the Federal Building. Peter learns from Judge Gresham about the process of becoming a citizen. Five years later, he passes the citizenship test. Their son, Eric, caught up in World War I fever, joins the army. Mama Pleznik bakes a cake for Judge Gresham, but Sokol replaces it with a bomb. Peter is imprisoned for trying to kill the Judge. Eric is killed in the war. Sokol, wracked with guilt, confesses and Peter is reunited with his family
White gold( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father resents the time and attention his son lavishes on his young wife, as he feels he should be the only focus of his son's love. When a wandering farm hand comes to the sheep ranch, the father encourages the stranger to seek the wife's attention. When the stranger is killed the son believes his father's story of what happened, and feeling betrayed by her husband, the wife leaves
The princess comes across by Walter DeLeon( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the lights go on again( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the post-war life of a marine whose boyish appearence belies his war-time experiences. After recovering from shellshock, he is released from a hospital and heading home when he becomes disoriented. A newspaperman helps him reconnect with his past. He dreams of the past and hopes for a future, hoping to get beyond the interruption war brought to his life
 
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Carole Lombard : the glamour collection
Alternative Names
William K. Howard Amerikaans filmregisseur (1899-1954)

William K. Howard director y productor de cine estadounidense

William K. Howard réalisateur américain

William K. Howard regista statunitense

William K. Howard US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Уильям К. Ховард

ویلیام کی. هاوارد کارگردان آمریکایی

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Fire over England