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Webb, James R.

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Most widely held works by James R Webb
Cape Fear by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

89 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

65 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
The big country by William Wyler( Visual )

50 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired ship captain moves west to marry and start life over as a rancher. He finds himself between two families at war over cattle watering rights, unaccepted by the local people, and in a deteriorating relationship
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

35 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

47 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins
They call me Mister Tibbs!( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Virgil Tibbs has been assigned to solve the murder of a prostitute. His pal, a political-minded minister who is spearheading a referendum on community control, is suspected of the homicide and Tibbs is faced with the decision of whether or not to invesigate
How the West was won by Louis L'Amour( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great epic of human courage and endurance, brave saga of the men and women who pushed relentlessly forward to win the wide shining lands of the rich and untamed West
Illegal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidently meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip
Trapeze by Carol Reed( Visual )

37 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle develops between an injured trapeze artist, his student, and a circus tumbler
Pork Chop Hill by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of soldiers, led by Lt. Joe Clemons, is sent to capture a seemingly worthless hill during the final days of the Korean War
The Organization by Don Medford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Tibbs, the San Francisco homicide lieutenant combats a worldwide dope syndicate
Apache by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

31 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the best and toughest of the fifties cycle of pro-Indian westerns has Lancaster in the role of Massai, the last Apache warrior who is actually based on an historical figure. The film is about Massai's struggle to survive with dignity and self respect. Aldrich's intention was to emphasize the tragedy of the passing of a way of life by having Massai die in the end but the producers imposed a less credible happy ending. Aldrich's Ulzana's Raid (1972) presents an even bleaker picture of the Indian's fate
Montana( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lane is an Australian transplant looking to buy grazing land. But the cattle-raising locals won't sell to interlopers, especially one they consider the most contemptible excuse for a human being ever to cross the Great Plains: a sheep rancher. A flame-haried beauty has her eye on the newcomer, until she learns his occupation
Kings of the sun( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a terrible battle leaves young Balam king of his Mayan tribe, he leads his people out of Mexico to escape the rival clan still hunting them. But upon reaching their new home, a hostile Native American tribe attacks and the Mayans manage to capture Black Eagle, the Native American leader. While held prisoner, Black Eagle manages to earn Balam's respect and the kings agree to peace. But when Balam's old rivals arrive looking for a fight, the newly allied kings must take up arms and stand together in order to repel the invading force and save their people
Greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She wore a yellow ribbon : Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled. 3 Godfathers: Three outlaws on the run discover a dying woman and her baby. They swear to bring the infant to safety across the desert, even at the risk of their own lives. Cheyenne Autumn: Lack of supplies imperative to their survival drives the Cheyenne tribe to embark on a 1,500 miles journey back to their ancestral hunting grounds. US Cavalry Capt. Thomas Archer is charged with their retrieval, but during the hunt grows to respect their noble courage, and decides to help them. Wagon master: Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey
Bad man of Deadwood Sheriff of Tombstone : [double feature]( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy plays a marksman in a traveling medicine man show. When the show gets to Deadwood he discovers that a crooked bunch of power-hungry businessmen are trying to take over all the local businesses
South of St. Louis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three ranch-owners struggle to defend their livelihoods after the Civil War covers the nation in a cloud of lawlessness. When their Three Bell ranch is torched by Union raiders, the partners split up. Price enlists with the Confederate army, while Davis and Burns become gun-runners to rebuild their fortunes. During the ensuing dangers and romantic entanglements, the three occasionally lose sight of their ranching ambitions, but never for a moment forge the face of the man who wronged them
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Cinerama present How the West was won( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big trees( Visual )

23 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timber baron Jim Fallon heads to the redwood forest of California to cut down the trees only to meet resistance by Quaker homesteaders who try to teach him that there are more important things than money
The iron mistress( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Bowie is learning the courtly ways of 1825 Southern society and he's wearing only the finest suits and cravats, proving himself in business and at the gaming table. Yet despite his prowess in a world of dandies and ruffians, he may be overmatched in the ways of the heart because he's fallen for the lovely Jubalon, the magnolia belle fancied by men of means from Natchez to New Orleans
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Alternative Names
James R. Webb Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1909-1974)

James R. Webb amerikansk manusforfattar

James R. Webb amerikansk manusförfattare

James R. Webb amerikansk manusforfatter

James R. Webb amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

James R. Webb Scénariste américain, 1910-1974

James R. Webb sceneggiatore statunitense

James R. Webb US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Webb, James 1910-1974

Webb, James R. 1910-1974

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