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Backus, Jim

Works: 569 works in 938 publications in 5 languages and 14,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Juvenile delinquency films  Teen films  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Road films  Children's films  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jim Backus
Publications by Jim Backus
Publications by Jim Backus, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jim Backus
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( visu )
65 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,874 libraries worldwide
Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol ( visu )
26 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 860 libraries worldwide
The hilariously nearsighted Mr. Magoo stars in a musical retelling of the Charles Dickens classic
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 libraries worldwide
The S.S. Minnow set sail on a three-hour tour. Along for the ride are the ship's captain, his first mate, an actress, a professor, a farm girl, a millionaire and his wife. They all become stranded on an uncharted South Pacific Island. Seven random people thrown together by fate, united in a search for a way off the island and back home again
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
All 32 episodes of season two. The castaways continue to struggle to survive disasters - but never stop trying to find a way to escape. Special guest stars include: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Janos Prohaska, and Vito Scotti
Rescue from Gilligan's Island ( visu )
32 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
After fifteen years on a deserted island, the crew is finally rescued. The question is whether they are ready for the changes that have taken place in the outside world
The original Christmas classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Presents seven animated Christmas tales, as they originally aired on network television. Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. Cricket on the hearth: tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the family, it's Crocket who comes to the rescue and restores peace and happiness. Frosty the snowman: A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. Frosty returns: The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. Santa Claus is comin' to town: A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. The little drummer boy: An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. Mr. Magoo's Christmas carol: The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three spirits who haunt him one Christmas Eve
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning( visu )
30 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
The famous children's fairy tale is retold with warmth and understanding as the mysterious ratcatcher comes to the town of Hamelin and promises to rid the town of its unwelcome guests for a price
Don't bother to knock by Roy Baker( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A beautiful babysitter begins an affair with one of the guests in the hotel where she is a live-in babysitter. But when the child she cares for interrupts their lovemaking, the babysitter becomes a dangerous madwoman
The original Christmas classics ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Includes seven original Christmas classics, such as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town; Frosty the Snowman; and others
Angel face by Sarah Weeks( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
An ambulance driver has the misfortune to meet, and become involved with a scheming young woman
Now you see him, now you don't ( visu )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Dexter Riley, a bumbling college student, develops a liquid that makes objects, including humans, disppear, and a gang of crooks steal the formula
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a race for the loot
Critic's choice ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 180 libraries worldwide
A New York critic, Parker Ballantine, writes pointed reviews that close insufferably lousy plays. But there's a new play in town by his wife, Angela. Is it bad? Will Parker grind it up in his typewriter? If he does, he may find he's married for "bitter" and for worse!
Deep in my heart by Stanley Donen( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
While Broadway swings to the jazzy beat of ragtime, Sigmund Romberg continues to play the beautiful waltzes of his native Austria at the Cafe Vienna. Persuaded by the cafe owner to compose in the new style, he creates a hit song, which leads to great musical success, but the woman he loves is reluctant to return his feelings
Good guys wear black ( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
An ex-US Army commando must find the reason why his comrades from his unit are being systematically murdered before he is next
Uncle Sam Magoo by Sony Wonder( visu )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Travel back in time with Mr. Magoo and learn about the history of America, from the landing of the Pilgrims to the landing of the moon
A genealogical memoir of the Backus family, with the private journal of James Backus, together with his correspondence bearing on the first settlement of Ohio, at Marietta, in 1788. Also, papers and correspondence of Elijah Backus, showing the character and spirit of the times during the revolutionary period. In two parts: Part I. Genealogical, including journal of James Backus, and poems by Miss Sarah Backus. Part II. Historical, containing sketches of the first settlements of Connecticut and Ohio, with miscellaneous papers of historic interest by Jim Backus( Book )
4 editions published between 1889 and 2000 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
William (or Stephen) Backus emigrated from Norwich, England to Saybrook, Connecticut in about 1637. He married Sarah Charles and Anne Bingham. He died in Norwich, Connecticut in about 1659. He was survived by two sons and three daughters. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Connecticut, New York and Ohio. Includes Chandler, Griswold and related families
Rocks on the roof by Jim Backus( Book )
3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"The hilarious, mid-stream memory of a gaily checkered career in entertainment." --from front cover of dust jacket
Backus strikes back by Jim Backus( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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Backus, James
Backus, James 1913-1989
Backus, James G.
Backus, James G. 1913-1989
Backus, James G. (James Gilmore), 1913-1989
Jim Backus Amerikaans acteur
Jim Backus amerikanischer Schauspieler und Synchronsprecher
Jim Backus amerykański aktor radiowy, głosowy i filmowy
Jim Backus attore statunitense
Джим Бакус
جيم باكوس
جیم بکوس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و صداپیشه آمریکایی
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