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Webster, Ferris 1912-1989

Overview
Works: 43 works in 105 publications in 4 languages and 13,065 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction films 
Roles: Film editor, edm, Other, fme, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ferris Webster
The magnificent seven by Yul Brynner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic western remake of The Seven Samurai. A Mexican village is at the mercy of Calvera, the leader of a band of outlaws. The townspeople, too afraid to fight for themselves, hire seven American gunslingers to free them from the bandits' raids. The professional gunmen train the villagers to defend themselves then plan a trap for the evil Calvera
The great escape by Paul Brickhill ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,423 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 that transform Harvey into a human time bomb
Father of the bride by N Meyers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 1,101 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 )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and French and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After avenging his family's brutal murder, [Josey] Wales is on the lam, pursued by a pack of killers. He travels alone, but a ragtag group of outcasts ... is drawn to him--and Wales can't leave his motley surrogate family unprotected"--Container
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son
Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forbidden planet: Leslie Nielsen plays the commander who brings his space cruiser crew, and Robby the Robot, to the green-skied world that's home to Dr. Morbius and his daughter, and to a mysterious terror
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 633 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
Seven days in May ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 555 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
Seconds by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 554 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
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy
Magnum force by Ted Post ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 416 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
Every which way but loose by James Fargo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and French and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philo Beddoe, a regular easy-going, beer-drinking truck driver and the toughest barroom brawler west of the Rockies, lives with a 165-pound orangutan named Clyde. When he finally falls in love, it's with a flighty singer who leads him on a crazy chase across the Southwest
Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 239 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
Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beguiled: A wounded soldier finds shelter in an all-girls academy during the Civil War
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dirty Harry: A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise San Francisco police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another-- no matter what "the system" prescribes
Firefox by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il colonnello Gant, reduce del Vietnam coi nervi a pezzi, va in Russia a rubare un jet mirabolante, il Firefox, le cui armi rispondono a impulsi cerebrali. (Mereghetti)
The enforcer by William Robert Daly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Harry Callahan has a new partner, Inspector Kate Moore, who has two jobs: tracking down a band of armed-and-wacko terrorists and winning Harry's confidence
Words and music by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rodgers and Hart's was a prolific partnership that produced a score of Broadway shows and numerous tunes for Hollywood. The fruits of their labor are heralded here
 
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Alternative Names
Webster, Ferris Maynard 1912-1989
Languages
English (64)
French (4)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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