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Backus, Jim

Overview
Works: 586 works in 845 publications in 5 languages and 14,044 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Television comedies  Sports films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Animated films 
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 )
50 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,840 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 )
20 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 842 libraries worldwide
The hilariously nearsighted Mr. Magoo stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. The heartwarming story of how Mr. Scrooge transforms after a visit from Christmas past, present and future
Pat and Mike by MGM/UA Communications Co( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
A woman athlete of enormous promise in the worlds of both tennis and golf is pursued by a shady promoter, who hopes to make her famous and make some money in the process
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 402 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
The original Christmas classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 400 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
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 350 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
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by R Browning( visu )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 341 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 313 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 sitter becomes a dangerous madwoman
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
The complete third and final season featuring all the episodes in color and the continued adventures of the castaways as they struggle to survive disasters. Originally broadcast by CBS 1966-1967
Angel face by Otto Preminger( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
When Mrs. Tremayne is mysteriously poisoned with gas, ambulance driver Frank Jessup meets her refined but sensuous stepdaughter Diane, who quickly pursues and infatuates him. Under Diane's seductive influence, Frank is soon the Tremayne chauffeur, but he begins to suspect danger under her surface sweetness. When he shows signs of pulling away, Diane schemes to get him in so deep he'll never get out
The original Christmas classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 274 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
Rescue from Gilligan's Island ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 260 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
Now you see him, now you don't ( visu )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 230 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
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Follows the comic adventures of seven castaways stranded on a South Pacific island
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Follows the comic adventures of seven castaways stranded on a South Pacific island
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 188 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
Gilligan's Island ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Follows the comic adventures of seven castaways stranded on a South Pacific island
Critic's choice ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 179 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 )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 149 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 )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Ex-Vietnam commando (Norris) battles for law and order in this story of treachery & intrigue involving the CIA, international intrigue and jet set locations
 
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Alternative Names
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
جیم بکوس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و صداپیشه آمریکایی
ジム・バッカス
占·百加斯
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