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Wood, Sam 1883-1949

Overview
Works: 308 works in 863 publications in 11 languages and 13,116 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Motion pictures  Fiction  Biography  Film remakes  Romantic comedy films  Baseball films  Love stories 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Creator, Other, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sam Wood
Publications by Sam Wood
Publications by Sam Wood, published posthumously.
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A night at the opera by Sam Wood( visu )
83 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( visu )
87 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,988 libraries worldwide
"The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories."--Container
The pride of the Yankees ( visu )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
Lou Gehrig, the Yank's great first baseman and the son of poor immigrants, rose to heights of baseball fame -- only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness known as ALS
A day at the races by Sam Wood( visu )
42 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
Doctor Hackenbush, Tony, and Stuffy try and save Judy's farm by winning a big horse race. The doctor runs into some problems. The doctor runs a high priced clinic for the well-off who do not have a clue that he has a degree in Veterinary Medicine
Our town by Thornton Wilder( visu )
100 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
A study of life, love and death in a New England town at the turn of the century, from the stage play by Thornton Wilder
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( visu )
37 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 938 libraries worldwide
A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
Kings Row ( visu )
10 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 584 libraries worldwide
When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( visu )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 466 libraries worldwide
The true story of Chicago White sox pitcher, Monty Stratton. Stratton suffers a devastating hunting accident which leads to the amputation of one leg. Learning to walk with an artificial limb, he struggles to resume his career
Kitty Foyle the natural history of a woman ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Kitty, a working-class girl, endures the rejection of Philadelphia society, makes her own way as a single woman, and ultimately chooses between an unmarried arrangement with Main Line scion Wynnewood Strafford VI or marriage to a struggling physician
Command decision ( visu )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( visu )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 242 libraries worldwide
John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( visu )
11 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script
Saratoga trunk ( visu )
4 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
"A bright and engaging romantic comedy with 'atmosphere, charm ... and splendid acting'."
Kitty Foyle the natural history of a woman by Sam Wood( visu )
20 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 198 libraries worldwide
An independent career woman's life becomes complicated when she becomes involved with two men-- one a wealthy Bostonian playboy, and the other a poor doctor
The Marx Brothers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
Heartbeat by Sam Wood( visu )
22 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a lady pickpocket attaining her place in society after falling in love with a diplomat--Container
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Casanova Brown ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A man is about to get married when he receives a cryptic note from another woman saying to go to the maternity hospital in Chicago to see a certain doctor. He has some obvious conclusions as to why and has two women fighting for him
Hold your man ( visu )
5 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A cynical blonde who is not above swindling her dates meets a con man, and they set about a partnership in small-time crime. A routine scheme goes bad, and she ends up in a reformatory. She's sure he has deserted her, but she's changed him--in ways she least suspected
Madame X ( visu )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A woman's lover is shot by a jealous competitor. Fearing scandal she begs for her husband's mercy but he throws her out, forbidding her to see her young son ever again. Falling into a sordid life, she finally faces the truth about her past as an unscrupulous gambler tries to extort money from her husband
 
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Grosvenor Wood, Samuel 1883-1949
Wood, Samuel Grosvenor.
Wood, Samuel Grosvenor, 1883-1949
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