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Goldbeck, Willis

Overview
Works: 61 works in 315 publications in 6 languages and 5,406 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  History  Musical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Director, Author, Adapter, Author of dialog, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
81 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,510 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman (Liberty Valance)
Freaks by Tod Browning( visu )
52 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,241 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 )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 383 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 Browne( visu )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 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 )
30 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in English and held by 191 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
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 158 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
The Lone Ranger by Gore Verbinski( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 90 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
Dr. Kildare's strange case ( visu )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 67 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 60 libraries worldwide
A scientist places the brain of his late son, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian, into the head of a towering robot
Wild orchids by Sidney A Franklin( visu )
4 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and German and held by 57 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
Scaramouche by George Sidney( visu )
6 editions published between 1923 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 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
Mickey Rooney : [triple feature movie marathon] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Includes three films on one DVD: Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) -- Love Laughs At Andy Hardy -- The Big Wheel
The shootist by Don Siegel( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 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)
El hombre que mató a Liberty Valance by John Ford( visu )
17 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 24 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
Love laughs at Andy Hardy ; Colonel Effingham's raid ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Love laughs at Andy Hardy: 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 ; Colonel Effingham's raid: A comedy about a retired Army colonel who takes on the local government of his sleepy Georgia town over the impending demolition of a historic landmark
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral by John Sturges( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
"A gang of ruthless outlaws ... a pair of larger-than-life heroes ... a timeless tale of good versus evil. Blended together, the result is Gunfight at the O.K. Corral - an epic adventure begger t han the wild frontier! In The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, John Wayne plays a rugged rancher who teams with a big-City lawyer and together they rid their frontier town of its lawlessness"--Container
Dr. Kildare movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Calling Dr. Kildare: "Dr. Gillespie tries to teach Jimmy Kildare a lesson by tossing him into a street clinic. Only Kildare gets called to take a bullet out of a suspected murderer, and when the cops collar him for it, he has to try and prove his patient's innocence, especially for his sister Rosalie's sake"--IMBD
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Freaks: When a trapeze artist treats the sideshow performers as less-than-human, they take their revenge against the "normal" person
The shootist ; The man who shot Liberty Valance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"The shootist," an aging and ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is enmeshed in one last valiant battle and dies with honor
 
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Goldbeck, Willis 1898-1979
Willis Goldbeck Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1898-1979)
Willis Goldbeck réalisateur américain
Willis Goldbeck regista statunitense
Willis Goldbeck US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor
Уиллис Голдбек Сценарист
ויליס גולדבק
Languages
English (194)
Spanish (16)
French (6)
German (4)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (1)
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