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Geer, Will

Overview
Works: 358 works in 687 publications in 4 languages and 20,070 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Documentary-style films  Historical films  Biography  Populist films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Political films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Will Geer
Publications by Will Geer
Publications by Will Geer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Will Geer
Jeremiah Johnson by Sydney Pollack( visu )
50 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
Jeremiah Johnson, disillusioned by society, sets out to be a mountain man in the mid-1800s
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Scott Wilson( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,694 libraries worldwide
A hard hitting docu-drama about two ex-cons who ruthlessly murder a Kansas family in 1959 in order to steal their non-existent stash of money
Salt of the earth by H. J Biberman( visu )
39 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
A social drama based on a 1951 strike at a New Mexico mine. Highlights the role of the miners' wives in demanding equality. Features many of the union 655 7Fiction films
Black like me by ( visu )
15 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
The true story of a white newsman in the early 1960's who chemically changes the color of his skin in order to experience life as a black man in the South
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( visu )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Frontiersman Lin McAdam is attempting to track down both his father's murderer and his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a diverse group of desperate characters, including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a savage young Indian chief, and McAdam's own murderous brother
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( visu )
12 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Desperate to escape his dreary, dead-end life, an aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into a handsome, young man, he begins a jet-set existence among a shadowy community of similar "reborns." But his heady exhilaration spirals into a heart-stopping terror as he discovers that his newly purchased life carries a terrifying price
A woman called Moses ( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War
The Waltons ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
The Waltons ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family
Broken arrow by Delmer Daves( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
Tom believes the Apaches are treated unfairly. After befriending their leader Cochise and arranging a truce, he is called upon by an Army General to negotiate a government peace treaty, but later is the target of a renegade ambush
The Reivers by Mark Rydell( visu )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Based on William Faulkner's warm, humorous, poignant story about a the advent of the automobile, a horse race and a boy's loss of innocence during an great adventure in the early 1900's South
The Waltons ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
Scarecrow ( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
In a 17th century Massachusetts town, a scarecrow is magically transformed into a man and charged with the mission of destroying true love
Napoleon and Samantha ( visu )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Two young children suddenly find themselves in charge of a gentle, aging circus lion. However, when they are threatened with being split up by stern authorities, the trio embarks on a perilous journey across the wilds of the American Northwest
The Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Through tests, tears, and triumphs as a fire drives the Waltons from their home, John-Boy becomes a scriptwriter, Mary Ellen applies to nursing school, and Jim-Bob discovers a fact about his birth, all while Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world
The Waltons by Michael Learned( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. This season is a big year for welcomes-- welcome back to John-Boy, visiting from New York, and to Grandma, finally home from the hospital. And welcome to the family for Mary Ellen and Curt's baby boy, John Curtis. But all that joy is set against the tragedy of events in the outside world. As the fall of 1939 turns into the spring of 1940, war rages in Europe-- and the Waltons are soon caught in its chilling grasp. Curt is called up for duty, soldiers train on Walton property, the first local enlistee dies, and British children flee the Blitz for the safety of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Depression is ending-- but even tougher times lie ahead
The Waltons ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In this season, The Blue Ridge chronicle hits the streets, with publisher John-Boy covering everything from a local break-in (Ben is among the suspects) to his eyewitness account of the crash of the Hindenburg; Mary Ellen becomes the first Walton child to marry; Jason works in a honkytonk; Grandma has a set-to with the minister
Executive action ( visu )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Who killed President Kennedy? Mixing narrative sements with newsreel footage, the story of a group of powerful men who plot the assassination. First they must recruit and train a shooter, then frame Lee Harvey Oswald
Woody Guthrie and me : an intimate reminiscence by Ed Robbin( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Geer, William Aughe 1902-1978
Ghere, William
Will Geer acteur américain
Will Geer Amerikaans acteur
Will Geer amerikansk skådespelare
Will Geer amerikansk skodespelar
Will Geer amerikansk skuespiller
Will Geer attore statunitense
Will Geer US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Уилл Гир
וויל גייר
ویل گیر بازیگر آمریکایی
ウィル・ギア
威爾‧吉爾
Languages
English (187)
French (15)
German (6)
Spanish (3)
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