WorldCat Identities

Howard, William K. 1899-1954

Overview
Works: 46 works in 114 publications in 1 language and 1,169 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Music  Film adaptations  Fiction 
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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 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 William K Howard( Visual )
36 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intrigue and romance in the court of Elizabeth I as her navy deals with the threat of the Spanish Armada
Myrna Loy and William Powell collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 181 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
Gold! ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 87 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
The cat and the fiddle ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 72 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 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny come lately by William K Howard( Visual )
6 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 59 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
Evelyn Prentice ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 50 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 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 Vivien Leigh anniversary collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 45 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
The power and the glory ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and held by 37 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
Rendezvous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intrigue, plot twists and romantic jealousy drive this riveting World War I espionage thriller. A decoding expert is assigned to office work instead of the combat role he longed to play. But there is no shortage of action as he becomes involved with a socialite whose uncle, the Assistant Secretary of War, sends him into a world of German spies, a Russian mistress and betrayal at almost every turn. As he helps to orchestrate and decipher some of the most secret maneuvers in the war
The squeaker ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1937 and 1997 in English and held by 13 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 12 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
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 Fire over England ( 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. Fire over England: Elizabeth I and her navy encounters the Spanish Armada on the high seas
The Princess comes across ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Swedish princess boards an ocean liner in Europe en route to an acting career in America, and finds herself getting inconveniently attached to a bandleader returning home. To complicate matters, a blackmailer on board apparently knows she is not who she claims to be - and he has his sights set on other passengers with secrets of their own
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
Ying lun hao jie = Fire over England by Xun Mei( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben pian zhong shi cheng xian ying guo yi gua ji zhong de zhuang ju,yi ji yi li sha bai nu wang guo ren de dan shi
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
 
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