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Goldbeck, Willis

Works: 112 works in 297 publications in 6 languages and 5,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Western television programs  Western films  Television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Scenarist, Author, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Willis Goldbeck
Publications by Willis Goldbeck
Publications by Willis Goldbeck, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Willis Goldbeck
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( visu )
56 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,314 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman
Freaks by Tod Browning( visu )
26 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,219 libraries worldwide
When a beautiful trapeze artist marries a carnival freak for his money and then plots to kill him, the other freaks defend their friend and take gruesome revenge on their betrayers
Sergeant Rutledge by John Ford( visu )
6 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
An African-American "buffalo soldier" is accused of rape and murder, but is successfully defended by a white officer during his trial in 1881
Peter Pan by Herbert Brenon( visu )
8 editions published between 1924 and 1999 in English and German and held by 251 libraries worldwide
"Betty Bronson stars as Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, who charms Wendy and her brothers to fly with him to Never Never Land. On this island of dreams and magic, they struggle to rescue the Lost Boys from Captain Hook and his band of pirates, encountering along the way the delightful fairy Tinkerbell, a man-eating crocodile, and a band of valiant Indians"--Container
Love laughs at Andy Hardy by Willis Goldbeck( visu )
26 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Andy Hardy returns home to Carvel after serving in the Army during World War II, ready to get on with his life. He has two plans: complete a college education at his parents' alma mater and marry the girl of his dreams. However, as Andy soon rediscovers, the course of true love never runs smooth
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Dr. Kildare's strange case ( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
A young doctor tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his insane patient
The colossus of New York ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A scientist places the brain of his late son, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian, into the head of a towering robot
Lone Ranger by Treasure Box Collection (Firm)( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"It is up to the Masked Rider of the Plains and his faithful Indian companion Tonto to foil an Indian war before blood is shed across the plains. The Lone Ranger (Clayton Moore) and Tonto (Jay Silverheels) will have to confront the evil rancher, Reece Kilgore (Lyle Bettger, who instigated the Indian war in order to further his goal of becoming an all-powerful land baron"--Container
Wild orchids by Sidney Franklin( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
On a ocean voyage with her husband to Java, Lillie falls for the handsome Prince de Gace. When her husband learns of his wife's liaison, the film moves to its suspenseful climax: a tiger hunt charged with conflicting emotions of love, betrayal and revenge
Sergeant Rutledge (1960) shooting script by James Warner Bellah( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Scaramouche ( visu )
5 editions published between 1923 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 libraries worldwide
André Louis Moreau, a law student, vows to fight against the aristocracy when his friend, Philippe, is killed in a duel with the Marquis de la Tour. André joins the Revolution and becomes a leader. Subsequently, he discovers that his real father is the hated Marquis de la Tour and his mother is a countess, both of whom, with his sweetheart, Aline, are at risk from the angry revolutionary mobs. André conducts his mother and Aline to safety, but the Marquis dies bravely at the hands of the mob
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Silent film adaptation of J.M. Barrie's play
Freaks : la monstrueuse parade by Tod Browning( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and French and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"Des êtres difformes se produisent dans un célèbre cirque, afin de s'exhiber en tant que phénomènes de foire. Le liliputien Hans, fiancé à l'ecuyère naine Frieda, est fasciné par la beauté de l'acrobate Cléopâtre. Apprenant que son soupirant a hérité d'une belle somme, celle-ci décide de l'épouser pour l'empoisonner ensuite avec la complicité de son amant Hercule. Mais le complot est découvert, et les amis de Hans et Frieda vont se venger
The man who shot Liberty Valance L'homme qui tua Liberty Valance by John Ford( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 29 libraries worldwide
L'homme qui tua Liberty VALANCE est devenu au même titre que la Chevauchée Fantastique un classique du genre western. James Stewart, sénateur tout-puissant de la ville de Shinbone, essaie de se débarrasser du plus dangereux criminel de la région : Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin). Seul John Wayne, solitaire et intrépide cowboy, peut exécuter cette périlleuse mission. Un scénario époustouflant, un réalisateur exceptionnel (John Ford) et un duo inédit, John Wayne et James Stewart, font de ce western une oeuvre admirable
The shootist by Don Siegel( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
In "The shootist," a terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle. In "The man who shot Liberty Valance," a man becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthelss gunman (Liberty Valance)
Mickey Rooney [triple feature movie marathon] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Includes three films on one DVD: Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) -- Love Laughs At Andy Hardy -- The Big Wheel
I died a thousand times ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
An ex-convict plans a big hotel robbery, but things go wrong within his gang
El Hombre que mató a Liberty Valance ( visu )
13 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Un anciano senador relata a un periodista la verdadera historia del hombre que mató a Liberty Valance. La acción comienza cuando un joven abogado, Ranse Stoddard, llega a Shinbone, un pequeño pueblo del oeste, para ejercer la abogacía e imponer la justicia en aquellas tierras. Nada más llegar, es robado y golpeado brutalmente por el temido pistolero Liberty Valance
L'homme qui tua Liberty Valance by John Ford( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"A l'enterrement de Tom, le sénateur Stoddard explique à un journaliste comment, grâce à Tom, l'Etat fut débarrassé du tueur Liberty Valance et comment lui, arrivé dans l'Ouest comme jeune avocat, gagna ses galons de sénateur
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Goldbeck, Willis 1898-1979
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