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Daves, Delmer 1904-1977

Works: 320 works in 832 publications in 8 languages and 14,200 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Romance films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Melodrama  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Adapter, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Leo McCarey's An affair to remember ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someone else, they agree to meet six months later at the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an emotional and uncertain turn
Dark passage by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent
3:10 to Yuma by James Mangold ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Van Heflin portrays a sheriff who has to escort a vicious killer (Glenn Ford) by train to Yuma to stand trial. Events reach a climax at the railroad station where the sheriff, unsupported by his terrorized fellow citizens, has to confront the prisoner's vengeful gang
The petrified forest by Archie L Mayo ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rundown diner bakes in the Arizona heat. Inside, fugitive killer Duke Mantee sweats out a manhunt, holding disillusioned writer Alan Squier, young waitress Gabby Maple, and a handful of others hostage
Dames by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three relatives stand to inherit a multi-millionaire's money if they turn against his pet hate, the theater
Spencer's Mountain ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a large family who live in the shadow of the Grand Teton mountain that bears their name
An Affair to remember by Leo McCarey ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and French and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A debonair playboy and a night club singer meet on a transatlantic luxury liner. She is a tycoon's mistress and he is engaged to an heiress. They embark on a love affair making vows to meet again in six months. A tragic accident keeps her from their rendezvous
A summer place ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set at an elite Maine resort the lovestruck Johnny and woman/child Molly struggle to cope with adult emotions. Johnny, Molly and their parents discover that love will find a way
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships
Broken arrow by John Woo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom believes the Apaches are treated unfairly. After befriending their leader Cochise and arranging a truce, he is called upon by an Army General to negotiate a government peace treaty, but later is the target of a renegade ambush
Demetrius and the gladiators ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to The robe set in Rome after the death of Christ. The mad emperor Caligula is obsessed with obtaining the robe of Christ which has been entrusted to Demetrius, a devout Christian who turns his back on God, enters the arena and becomes the most famous gladiator in Rome
Jubal ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Found grievously injured by rancher Shep Horgan, Jubal Troop, a man who's life has been dogged by bad luck, is offered a job as a cowhand
You were never lovelier by William A Seiter ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Acunas family is a family of tradition. The family holds the ritual of making sure that their daughters get married in order of age. When the second daughter does not follow the tradition quick enough her sister resort to finding her a lover
Love affair by Leo McCarey ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel Marnet and Terry McKay meet on a ship on which he is sailing to marry a rich heiress. When they fall in love they agree to meet 6 months later at the top of the Empire State Building, if they are both still free. On the way Terry meets with crippling accident
The adventures of Errol Flynn ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlines Flynn's life from his beginnings in Australia to his fame in Hollywood and his life behind the silver screen
3:10 to Yuma ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this beautifully shot and acted, psychologically complex western, Van Heflin is a mild-mannered cattle rancher who takes on the task of shepherding a captured outlaw, played with cucumber-cool charisma by Glenn Ford, to the train that will take him to prison. This apparently simple plan turns into a nerve-racking cat-and-mouse game that will test each man's particular brand of honor
Cowboy by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tempers flare and fists fly in this action-packed sagebrush classic based on the real-life adventures of a tenderfoot turned tough cattleman
Broken arrow by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most important Westerns ever made, "Broken Arrow" tells the haunting tale of the friendship that develops between Tom Jeffords (Stewart) and the Apache chief Cochise (Chandler) as Jeffords struggles to make peace between settlers and Apaches. As Jefford's relationship with the Apaches, and in particular with a beautiful young Apache girl deepens, his situation, and that of the Apaches, becomes increasingly unstable. The film was groundbreaking in its humanist portrayal of the Indians and controversial at the time for its measured portrayal of relationships between whites and Native Americans
Stage Door Canteen by Frank Borzage ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A typical afternoon's entertainment for the men in uniform at the Stage Door Canteen in New York during World War II
The red house by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farmer tries to keep the curious away from a sinister decaying old house deep in the woods. Ignoring warnings that the house is haunted, two teens begin exploring the house and discover many of its dark secrets
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Alternative Names
Daves, Delmer
Daves, Delmer Lawrence
Daves, Delmer Lawrence 1904-1977
English (309)
Spanish (18)
French (10)
German (6)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Catalan (1)