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Webster, Ferris 1912-1989

Works: 93 works in 205 publications in 4 languages and 16,535 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Film remakes  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Conspiracy films  Police films  War films 
Roles: Film editor, edm, Author, Other, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ferris Webster
Most widely held works by Ferris Webster
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven American gunmen are hired by a Mexican village for protection against bandits
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape of Allied prisoners-of-war from a maximum-security German prison camp (Stalag Luft III)
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning to carry out the orders of the enemy upon release. When a decorated Korean War veteran who has been brainwashed starts to commit political assassinations, his old military commander begins to suspect and must stop him
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With fresh memories of his family's slaughter by Red Leg soldier Terrill (Bill McKinney), Confederate Josey Wales (Eastwood) refuses to join his captain Fletcher (John Vernon) and the rest of his comrades in surrender to a U.S. Army regiment. Deemed a dangerous outlaw after a bloody one-man battle with that regiment, Josey is pursued by U.S. Cavalry soldiers led by the unwilling Fletcher and the murderous Terrill, as well as by bounty hunters who eventually learn how coolly lethal Wales can be. Despite his desire to remain a lone fugitive, Josey soon has a crew of travelling companions that includes Cherokee Lone Watie (Chief Dan George) and the pretty Laura Lee (Sondra Locke) and her vigorous Grandma Sarah (Paula Trueman), settlers on their way to a ranch near Santa Rio. The few Santa Rio residents welcome the group, but their peace and Josey's burgeoning romance with Laura Lee are soon interrupted by Terrill's arrival
Father of the Bride by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Father of the Bride is the delightfully humorous story of the trials and tribulations which beset a family prior to thier daughter's big day"--Container
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel
Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's The Tempest is freudianized and transposed to the Planet Altair V in 2200 where Morbius/Pospero lives with his daughter Altaira/Miranda. The sprite Ariel is now Robbie the Robot and Caliban a mysterious invisible force. An expedition, eighteen months out from Earth, is searching for the expedition of 25 years earlier. It seems that Morbius and his daughter are the sole survivors. The long extinct superior race, the Krel, had materialised their thought processes only to be destroyed by the dark force of their Id. In reactivating the Krel's technology the neo-mad scientist Morbius has unknowingly released the destructive force of his own Id
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorian Gray is an innocent young man who has his portrait painted by a close friend. Soon after he falls under the influence of amoral Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian soon jilts his fiancee, which leads to her suicide. This is the start of a life of increasing debauchery. Dorian realizes that the outward signs of this are apparent only in the portrait. Eventually the picture, secreted in his childhood playroom, becomes almost hideous to behold. But Dorian still has one pure love - Gladys, the niece of the original painter
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
Seven days in May by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 589 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
Dirty Harry by Don Siegel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious wave of assassinations is sweeping the San Francisco underworld. Detective "Dirty Harry" Callahan (Eastwood) discovers why: sharpshooting rookie policemen have turned vigilante
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to escape the dullness of provincial life, a young married woman pursues forbidden fantasies through a series of indiscreet seductions and adulterous affairs. Based on the acclaimed novel that transformed the Romantic era
Magnum force by Ted Post( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Harry Callahan is pitted against an unexpected lawbreaker: one who carries a badge. Sharpshooting rookie motorcycle cops have turned vigilante, rubbing out crooks the courts can't touch. Their real enemy is the system. Unfortunately for them, the system is what Harry is sworn to protect
Ice Station Zebra by Lloyd Nolan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ice Station Zebra, treacherously perched at the top of the world, silently guards a secret that will change the balance of world power forever. America's only hope rests with the speed and courage of the fighting men in the nuclear sub Tigerfish. Pray they get there before the Russians
Every which way but loose by James Fargo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and French and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any which way you can: Clint Eastwood plays bare-knuckle fighter/good ol' boy Philo Beddoe, sharing the screen with Clyde the orangutan
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up
Any which way you can by Buddy Van Horn( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in French and English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philo Beddoe faces his most dangerous challenge at the hands of an unbeaten bruiser from back East. There's big money at stake, and to be sure Philo shows up, gangsters kidnap his girlfriend
Something of value( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnum force: Harry Callahan goes up against rookie motorcycle cops gone vigilante
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Alternative Names
Ferris Webster American film editor

Ferris Webster Amerikaans filmeditor

Ferris Webster Amerikaans filmeditor (1912-1989)

Ferris Webster US-amerikanischer Cutter

Ferris Webster US-amerikanischer Filmeditor

Webster, Ferris Maynard 1912-1989

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The outlaw Josey WalesFather of the BrideBlackboard jungleThe picture of Dorian GrayIce Station ZebraEvery which way but looseSomething of value