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Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 68 works in 194 publications in 3 languages and 4,059 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  Motion picture plays  History  Musical films  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
47 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,264 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 )
26 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather, a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess, Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris( Book )
19 editions published between 1920 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 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 129 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 119 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 )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 72 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 by Henry King( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 60 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 47 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
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the famous novel by writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, Shirely portrays Sara, the pampered daughter of a British officer. Left in a boarding school when her father goes off to war, her world is turned upside down when he is reported dead. Destitute, Sara is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken
At sword's point (1952) shooting script by Walter Ferris( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Claudette Colbert collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maid of Salem: An independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk
At sword's point ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At swords point is an exciting swashbuckling sequel to "The three Musketeers". The sons of the Musketeers are called upon to defend the throne of France. They must rescue the King of France from the hands of the evil Duc de Lavalle
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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 22 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 )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 18 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 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 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
Shirley Temple collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ferris, Walter b. 1882
Languages
English (129)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
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