WorldCat Identities

Arness, James 1923-2011

Overview
Works: 415 works in 714 publications in 2 languages and 12,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western television programs  Horror films  Science fiction films  Television programs  Western films  Television series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Arness
Hondo by John Farrow( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hondo Lane, a dispatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Hondo has a run-in with Angie's good-for-nothing husband and is forced to kill him. When Vittorio captures Hondo to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that he is her husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apaches, Hondo reluctantly goes along with the lie
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

51 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of scientists, investigating a magnetic disturbance near the North Pole, discovers a disc-shaped object and some sort of man-like creature frozen beneath the ice
Gunsmoke( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recapture the spirit of the American frontier with plain-talking Marshal Matt Dillon, kindly saloon-keeper Miss Kitty, irascible Doc Adams and tender-hearted but gullible Deputy Chester Goode as they uphold the law and bring respectability to the rough and tough town of Dodge City, Kansas
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man has split the atom and created the ultimate weapon. But how could he have known he would also create Them?...Them! begins in New Mexico with a child wandering in shock, a ransacked general store -- and a battered corpse full of enough formic acid to kill 20 men. It ends with an epic struggle in the 700 miles of storm drains under Los Angeles, where the insect hordes are beaten. But they're not conquered, because they spawned a generation of films about radioactive creatures. Some approximate the terror but few have equalled the artistry of Them!" -- Back of container
Island in the sky( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... an admirable film, particularly when you consider the technical challenges of making a film like this in 1953"--FilmCritic.com
Gunsmoke( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recapture the spirit of the American frontier with plain-talking Marshal Matt Dillon, kindly saloon-keeper Miss Kitty, irascible Doc Adams and tender-hearted but gullible Deputy Chester Goode as they uphold the law and bring respectability to the rough and tough town of Dodge City, Kansas
Gunsmoke : return to Dodge( Visual )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's longest running, trail blazing western returns to DVD with volume one of the exciting eighth season
Gunsmoke( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Boot Hill to the Kansas plains, Marshal Matt Dillon rides tall in the saddle as he joins cantankerous Doc Adams, game-but-gullible Chester B. Goode and the first lady of Dodge City, Miss Kitty Russell
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street
Gunsmoke : to the last man( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Dillon finds himself in the middle of the Pleasant Valley War. With vigilante ranchers on his back and a headstrong daughter on his tail, Matt takes up the fight to restore peace with his own brand of law and order
Gunsmoke( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This season Matt has reason to believe that the new female owner of Lady Gay saloon may have killed the previous owner; Chester finds himself in the uncomfortable position of trying to extract a bullet in order to save Doc's life after the two are ambushed; Belle Ainesly rides into town after a three year absence; and much more. Contains the last nineteen episodes from Gunsmoke's fifth season
Big Jim McLain( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter attempt to break up a ring of Communist Party troublemakers who are a worldwide terror ring headquartered in Hawaii
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod
Gunsmoke( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Dillon is in charge of Dodge City, a town in the Wild West where people often have no respect for the law. He deals on a daily basis with the problems associated with frontier life, such as cattle rustling, gunfights, brawls, and land fraud. Such situations call for sound judgment and brave actions, of which Marshal Dillon has plenty
Gunsmoke : the last Apache( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Dillon rides against a renegade Apache named Wolf who has taken his daughter captive and uses Geronimo's sons as a bargaining tool to free his daughter
Gunsmoke by CBS Paramount Network Television (Firm)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayed are the realities of the rough, tough, gun slinging unruliness in Dodge City and the brave law abiding Marshall that kept the peace
Gunsmoke( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dodge City's marshall Mat Dillion keeps the peace among the problems of frontier life
Gunsmoke( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Dillon is in charge of Dodge City, a town in the Wild West where people often have no respect for the law. He deals on a daily basis with the problems associated with frontier life: cattle rustling, gunfights, brawls, stand over tactics, and land fraud. Such situations call for sound judgment and brave actions, of which Marshal Dillon has plenty. Bonus includes sponsor spots
The last dog soldier by Joseph A West( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood, bullets, and buckskin by Joseph A West( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Arness, Jim.

Arness, Jim 1923-2011

Aurness, James

Aurness, James 1923-2011

Aurness, Jim, 1923-2011

James Arness acteur américain

James Arness actor estadounidense

James Arness Amerikaans acteur

James Arness attore statunitense

James Arness US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

James Arness yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

King Aurness, James

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Languages
English (232)

German (2)

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Them!Island in the skyGunsmokeGunsmokeGunsmoke : to the last manBig Jim McLainMany rivers to crossThe last dog soldierBlood, bullets, and buckskin