WorldCat Identities

Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 83 works in 237 publications in 3 languages and 4,264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Musical films  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Television melodramas  Short 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
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

61 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe, the pampered daughter of a British officer, is deposited in a boarding school when he goes off to war. But her life is turned topsy-turvy when her father is reported dead. Now penniless and a charity case, Sara is made a servant and cruelly mistreated by the school's owner
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Visual )

30 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,258 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 : a comedy in three acts by Walter Ferris( Book )

16 editions published between 1930 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 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
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 127 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
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 1999 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grim Reaper takes time off to find out what makes the human world tick. In an Italian villa, he eventually falls in love
Four men and a prayer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 71 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 Richard Rogers Partnership( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 69 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
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young people: Shunned newcomers Wendy and her "show folk" parents win over their neighbors when disaster strikes
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 underprivileged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. Includes other classic shorts
Bright eyes Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 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 Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 49 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!
At sword's point by Ai lun( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 41 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
The Claudette Colbert collection( Visual )

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

Maid of Salem: An independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk
Tom Brown's schooldays by Jemma Redgrave( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 17 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
20 movie family collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 14 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
The little princess The painted hills ; The new adventures of Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new adventures of Heidi: "Heidi is the lovable little girl who has adventure after adventure. Here she leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City, in a tender story of love, laughter and hope your whole family will love"--Packaging
Death Takes a Holiday by Alberto Casella( Book )

3 editions published between 1928 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melody for three( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 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
La Pequeña princesa( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando un oficial del ejército es llamado a armas, deja a su única hija, Sara, en un internado femenino. Apodada la Princesita porque su padre insiste en que reciba lo mejor, se gana la antipatía de las empleadas y el resto de niñas sin buscarlo. Cuando dan a su padre por muerto, Sara, se convierte en una niña pobre y huérfana que tendrá que trabajar. Emprenderá la búsqueda por todos los hospitales militares para encontrar a su padre
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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Death takes a holiday : a comedy in three acts
Alternative Names
Ferris, Walter b. 1882

Languages
English (143)

Spanish (9)

French (3)

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Death takes a holiday