WorldCat Identities

Webster, Ferris 1912-1989

Overview
Works: 45 works in 111 publications in 4 languages and 13,467 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Political films  Film and video adaptations  History  Western films  Fiction 
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 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven gunmen are hired by a small village to protect them from the bandits destroying their town
The great escape by John Sturges( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 1,450 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 transforms the men into human time bombs
Father of the bride by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 1,114 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 1,004 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 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 792 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 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invisible boy: A ten-year-old boy and Robby the Robot team up to prevent a Super Computer from controlling the Earth from a satellite
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 686 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to escape his dreary, dead-end life, an aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into a handsome, young man, he begins a jet-set existence among a shadowy community of similar "reborns." But his heady exhilaration spirals into a heart-stopping terror as he discovers that his newly purchased life carries a terrifying price
Seven days in May( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 560 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
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy. Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert
Magnum force by Ted Post( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 433 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 304 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 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mules for Sister Sara: A hard-hitting drifter and an unusual nun set off on an action-packed adventure when they join a band of freedom fighters in their mission to capture a well-protected enemy garrison
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 123 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 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
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 )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and English and held by 78 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
Divorce American style( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suburban couple learn that even divorce can't solve all of their problems
 
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Alternative Names
Ferris Webster American film editor

Ferris Webster US-amerikanischer Cutter

Webster, Ferris Maynard 1912-1989

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Blackboard jungleThe outlaw Josey WalesThe picture of Dorian GrayEvery which way but loose