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Webb, James R.

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Most widely held works by James R Webb
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

68 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

55 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This saga follows a family's move across the American west through generations
The big country by Donald Hamilton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea captain trades the expanse of the oceans for the open range of the West and grows to regret his choice
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 709 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 )

48 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 521 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 No Linguistic content and held by 487 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 )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 254 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 )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidentally 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 )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle develops between an injured trapeze artist, his student, and a circus tumbler
Apache by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

24 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Massai, the last of the fierce Apache warriors, and his single-handed, bloody war against the entire U.S. Army. The former pacifist learns "might makes right" from the oppressive soldiers, and seeks to defend the rights of his tribe after the 1886 humiliating surrender by their chief Geronimo
Pork Chop Hill by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 191 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 )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Tibbs, the San Francisco homicide lieutenant combats a worldwide dope syndicate
Montana( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and French and held by 137 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 92 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 83 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 66 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 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie souvenir book on both the movie itself and the making of the epic movie, including 2 pages on the Cinerama wide-screen film process
The iron mistress by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 48 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
The big trees by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 45 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
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How the West was won
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 escritor estadounidense

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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