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Webster, Ferris 1912-1989

Overview
Works: 34 works in 87 publications in 4 languages and 8,804 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Western films  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films 
Roles: Film editor, Other, fme, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ferris Webster
The great escape by Paul Brickhill ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,538 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 )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,404 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
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 967 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
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and French and held by 842 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
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 730 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
Seven days in May ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 553 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 506 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 Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy
The magnificent seven by Michał Jagiełło ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven gunmen are hired by a small village to protect them from the bandits destroying their town
Every which way but loose by James Fargo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and French and held by 296 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
Firefox by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 99 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 )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and English and held by 85 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 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the brilliant but glitchy Lorenz Hart who is disappointed in love by singer Peggy McNeil. He never gets over it and falls apart. Richard Rogers and his wife Dorothy look on in dismay
Divorce American style ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A suburban couple learn that even divorce can't solve all of their problems
The gauntlet by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il poliziotto Shockley si trova a combattere contro tutta la polizia dell'Arizona per difendere una prostituta che vuole deporrere sulle malefatte del capo della polizia. (Mereghetti)
Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1986 in English and held by 21 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 Roddy 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
Father's little dividend by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley Banks is hoping for some peace and quiet now that his daughter Kay has been married off, but he soon learns he's in for more chaos as an expectant grandfather
Joe Kidd by John Sturges ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in Italian and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This blazing, violent Western tells of a bitter struggle between Mexican natives and powerful American business interests in turn-of-the century New Mexico. Returning to the type of role that established his reputation in films like A Fistful of Dollars, Clint Eastwood plays a killing machine working on both sides of the fence. Also returning to home ground is director John Sturges, whose deft hand at building tension and staging gargantuan shoot-outs is evident throughout this action-packed film" -- Container label
Bronco Billy by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bronco Billy, pistolero non infallibile, proprietario di un circo scalcinato, assume come ragazza-bersaglio Antoinette, ereditiera in incognito e in fuga dal marito. (Mereghetti)
 
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Alternative Names
Webster, Ferris Maynard, 1912-1989
Languages
English (60)
French (6)
Italian (4)
German (1)
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