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Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 81 works in 225 publications in 3 languages and 4,167 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Motion pictures  Fantasy films  Romance films  Historical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Walter Ferris
 
Most widely held works by Walter Ferris
The little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

49 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adaptation of a classic children's novel and stage play by Frances Hodgson Burnett, adorable Sara Crewe is treated like a little princess at her boarding school. But when reports of her father's death in the Boer War surface, she is forced into servitude towards other girls. The unflappable youngster steps up to the challenge of her new lot in life, and ultimately wins over the hearts of wealthy neighbors - and even Queen Victoria herself - as she refuses to give up hope that her father will one day return after all."--Container
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Visual )

28 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris( Book )

22 editions published between 1920 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death suspends activities for three days during which he falls in love with a beautiful girl, and through her realizes why mortals fear him
Death takes a holiday( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grim Reaper takes time off to find out what makes the human world tick. He eventually falls in love
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
Four men and a prayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Four men and a prayer, the sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name. In The seas beneath, a U.S. "mystery ship" is sent out to destroy a German U-boat, which has been causing damage to Allied ships
Shirley Temple, the early years( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underprivileged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. Includes other classic shorts
Lloyd's of London( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lad is given an apprenticeship at Lloyds, the great insurance company. Eventually he falls in love with the wife of his business rival and duels with him for her love
Bright eyes Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright eyes: The darling of a group of aviators, Shirley splits her time between her pilot godfather Loop, and her long suffering mother, housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pupil at an exclusive boarding school is demoted to working in the scullery when reports of her father's death are received
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright eyes: Shirley is the little darling of a group of aviators, who splits her time between her pilot godfather, Loop, and her long-suffering mother, a housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley-- until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster. Dimples: A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom. Heidi: Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-cornered moon : Various members of a Brooklyn family begin looking for employment after Mom loses a fortune on the stock market
At sword's point( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of the Three Musketeers continue the fight where their gallant fathers left off in a swashbuckling adventure electrified with daring deeds and mortal swordsplay
Tom Brown's school days( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Rugby School, an upper-class Victorian boarding school, a loveable schoolboy suffers at the hands of a cruel bully and is inspired by a forward-thinking headmaster
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimples (1936): A tiny performer encourages her pickpocket grandfather (Frank Morgan) to go legit. -- The Little Colonel (1935): A tiny Southerner inspires her mom and estranged grandfather to reconcile. -- The Littlest Rebel (1935): Amidst the sorrow of the Civil War, an irrepressible tot gains an audience with President Lincoln himself! -- The Blue Bird (1940): In a rare departure from her bubbly screen persona, Shirley plays a spoiled little girl in search of true happiness. -- The Little Princess (1939): In this heart-tugging adaptation of a children's classic, Shirley plays an orphan forced into servitude-until Queen Victoria steps in! -- Stand Up and Cheer! (1934): Shirley stars as a charming little performer who spurs the depression-era "Secretary of Amusement" on to success!
The little princess The painted hills ; The new adventures of Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painted hills: "Lassie is adopted by an adorable young boy"--Packaging
Melody for three( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Christian, the unofficial town father, takes an interest in a young boy, a violin prodigy, whose mother is a divorced music teacher. His interest isn't just in the boy's music career--he believes it would be best for the boy to have his parents back together, and sets out to do just that
20 movie family collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waldo's last stand: The gang puts on a floor show in a barn to try to sell a reluctant Froggy some lemonade
Death Takes a Holiday by Alberto Casella( Book )

2 editions published between 1928 and 1930 in Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At sword's point (1952) shooting script by Walter Ferris( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ferris, Walter b. 1882

Languages
English (139)

French (3)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Death takes a holiday