WorldCat Identities

Arness, James 1923-2011

Overview
Works: 369 works in 553 publications in 4 languages and 10,744 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Television programs  Television series  Western films  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  James Arness Publications about James Arness
Publications by  James Arness Publications by James Arness
posthumous Publications by James Arness, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Arness
Hondo by John Farrow ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 1,316 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 from another world by Christian Nyby ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 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
Them! by Gordon Douglas ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 771 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!? The terror begins when a hard-nosed patrolman (James Whitmore) discovers a dazed child wandering in the New Mexico desert near a car and house trailer destroyed by a mysterious force. Whitmore next discovers a ransacked general store; its cash drawers are full but the sugar supply is missing. And on the floor lies a battered corpse containing enough formic acid to kill 20 men
Island in the sky ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A transport plane crashes on Labrador's frozen tundra. The pilot must keep his crew alive while waiting to be rescued. Based on the novel by Ernest K. Gann
Gunsmoke ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marshal Matt Dillon, sawbones Doc Adams, saloonkeeper Kitty Russell and deputy Chester B. Goode keep the peace in the roughest, toughest town of the American West: Dodge City, Kansas
Gunsmoke ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 356 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
Pioneers of television ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 326 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 246 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 ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains 29 episodes from 1955-1964 of the television series Gunsmoke which features James Arness as Marshall Matt Dillon of Dodge City
Gunsmoke ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 218 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
Big Jim McLain ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 215 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
Gunsmoke ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 206 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
Gunsmoke ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dodge City's marshall Mat Dillion keeps the peace among the problems of frontier life
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 192 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 the last Apache ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 179 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 return to Dodge ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now retired, Dillon is stabbed in a fight with a band of thieves. When word reaches Miss Kitty in New Orleans, she returns to Dodge to be by his side. Danger strikes as an old enemy from the past is released from prison and vows to settle a score
Gunsmoke ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 161 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 161 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
The day of the gunfighter by Joseph A West ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marshal Matt Dillon is faced with a difficult choice when he comes to the aid of notorious killer Ed Flynn, a man who had once saved his life, when the vicious Feeney gang gives him an ultimatum--turn Flynn over to them or they will burn Dodge to the ground. Original
The last dog soldier by Joseph A West ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Arness, Jim.
Arness, Jim, 1923-2011
Aurness, James
Aurness, James, 1923-2011
Aurness, James 1923-2011 Wirklicher Name
Aurness, Jim, 1923-2011
King Aurness, James
Languages
English (158)
Spanish (2)
German (2)
French (2)
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