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Bissell, Whit 1909-1996

Works: 92 works in 171 publications in 3 languages and 6,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  History  Historical television programs  Horror films  Science fiction films  Documentary television programs  Prison films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Editor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Whit Bissell
Hud by Martin Ritt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hud Bannon has always preferred drinking, fighting and womanizing to the very traditional ways of his father. Hud is a man who cares more for himself than he does his young nephew, his dad, or even their understanding housekeeper. When disease threatens the cattle on the Bannon Ranch, the conflict between Hud and his old-line father reaches an all time high
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas star as larger-than-life heroes in this classic Western epic directed by John Sturges. Frontier lawman Wyatt Earp (Lancaster) joins his three brothers in their feud against the villainous Clanton gang, a local clan of cattle thieves in Tombstone, Arizona. When Earp defends the sickly gambler John "Doc" Holliday (Douglas) and puts a stop to the Clanton's lawlessness, the ruthless outlaws seek revenge and murder one of Earp's brothers. This leads the men into the most devastating showdown in Wild West History! Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is a timeless, cinematic tale of good versus evil
Seven days in May( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container
Brute force by Jules Dassin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Collins, along with his fellow inmates, live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins's dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains"--Container
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
Creature from the Black Lagoon by Jack Arnold( Visual )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most iconic science fiction movies of all-time, Creature From the Black Lagoon is a groundbreaking classic showcasing Hollywood magic at its best. When scientists exploring the Amazon River stumble upon a "missing link" connecting humans and fish, they plan to capture it for later study. The creature has plans of his own, however, inspired by the lead scientist's (Richard Carlson) beautiful fiancee (Julie Adams). Well-acted and directed, and with Bud Westmore's brilliantly designed monster, Creature From the Black Lagoon remains a masterpiece not only of the genre, but of all time
He walked by night by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir semi-documentary style treatment based on an actual Los Angeles Police Department case. A cop killer manages to elude detection by intercepting police radio calls and by altering his appearance. Evidence points to an alienated electronics expert
Warlock by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff is brought in to clean up the crime-ridden town of Warlock
Justin Morgan had a horse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in New England in the late 1700s, Justin Morgan raises and trains a special colt, and creates the first American horse breed, the Morgan
It should happen to you by George Cukor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman and man meet in the park when he's filming for a documentary he's making and she's A model who wants to be famous rents a billboard overlooking New York City and puts her picture and name on it. An executive offers her more billboard space, but he is interested in more that her career. When she becomes a celebrity, she must chose berween her boyfriend & this new life
You are there( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington crosses the Delaware: December 25th, 1776. After American forces suffered crushing defeats from the British army, General George Washington and Colonels Harrison and Tilghman debate what to do. They decide to launch a surprise attack by crossing the Delaware river in different places. Washington explains how America is fighting a personal battle for liberty
The time tunnel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Determined to prove that Project Tic Toc was capable of sending humans through time, Dr. Tony Newman and Dr. Doug Phillips entered the project's time tunnel before final tests were completed. Now, caught in time and unable to return home, the two scientists battle to stay alive as the Vortex of Time thrusts them into the middle of some of the most significant events in world history. But even more important, as the time travelers encounter famous and influential people of the past, they must make sure their actions don't inadvertently change history and alter the future"--Container
Riot in cell block 11 by Don Siegel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ripped-from-the-headlines social-problem picture about inmates' rights that was inspired by a recent spate of uprisings in American prisons ... shot on location at Folsom State Prison, with real inmates and guards as extras"--Container
I was a teenage werewolf( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious teenager is treated by a psychiatrist for his aggression, but the treatment is worse than the "disease." The teen becomes a werewolf and begins a murder spree that makes his past behavior seem like a stroll in the park!
Lost continent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An atomic-powered rocket fired from White Sands Missile Base is lost in an unexplored region of the South Pacific. A military expedition is dispatched to find it. Searching by air, their plane loses control and crash-lands on a strange uncharted island, a lost world of prehistoric dinosaurs and vast radioactive uranium fields, so powerful that they cause rockets and planes to go off course
Monster on the campus by Jack Arnold( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paleontology professor acquires a newly discovered specimen of a prehistoric fish. While examining the find he is accidentally exposed to it's blood, turning him into a murderous Neanderthal
The Shanghai story( Visual )

3 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This follows the intersecting lives of Western expatriates who are held in confinement by the communist Chinese government. Dr. Dan Maynard is a physician determined to uphold the hippocratic oath, without bending to the will of his heartless captors
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Bissel, Whit 1909-1996

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Creature from the Black Lagoon