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Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 61 works in 189 publications in 3 languages and 3,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television plays  Fiction  Motion picture plays  History  Musical films  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Walter Ferris
A little princess by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,241 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 Allan Dwan ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi goes to live in the Alps with her gruff grandfather, who comes to adore her. Eventually placed with another family, Heidi fights to join her grandfather again
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris ( Book )
7 editions published between 1920 and 1935 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death takes a holiday : a comedy in three acts by Walter Ferris ( Book )
13 editions published between 1928 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 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 )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 132 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 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bluebeard's eighth wife: Mademoiselle Nicole is the lovely daughter of a destitute French aristocrat. She catches the eye of a dashing millionaire. After a brief courtship she accepts his marriage proposal. On their wedding day she is shocked to learn her betrothed has been married seven times before and determines to teach him a lesson
Four men and a prayer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 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
Lloyd's of London ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 65 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
Shirley Temple Festival ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underpriviledged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. The Shirley Temple Festival consists of other classic shorts
Bright eyes Heidi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heidi: When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
The Claudette Colbert collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 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 by Lewis Allen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages 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
At sword's point (1952) shooting script by Walter Ferris ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The little princess Shirley Temple Festival ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underpriviledged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. The Shirley Temple Festival consists of four early short comedies
Tom Brown's school days ( )
2 editions published between 2004 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 little princess The painted hills ; The new adventures of Heidi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The painted hills: "Lassie is adopted by an adorable young boy"--Packaging
Shirley Temple collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 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
Melody for three ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 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
A little princess by Walter Ferris ( Book )
3 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Shirley Temple collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heidi: A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city. Curly top: Edward Morgan, rich trustee of an orphanage, meets and is entranced with little Elizabeth and her older sister Mary. He adopts them and they come to adore Edward. As she grows older, however, Mary begins to fall in love with Edward, so Elizabeth decides to play matchmaker. Little Miss Broadway: A group of orphans live happily enough supporting themselves by performing in theatrical productions until a crabby old lady complains about the noise they make practicing
 
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Alternative Names
Ferris, Walter, b. 1882
Languages
English (123)
Spanish (11)
French (5)
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