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Wood, Sam 1883-1949

Works: 214 works in 1,025 publications in 11 languages and 13,350 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Romance films  Historical films  Epic films  Sports films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager, Performer, fmd, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A night at the opera by Sam Wood( visu )
82 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,968 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 )
111 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
The story of Robert Jordan, 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, the dangerously undependable Pablo, and the lovely, innocent Maria
The Pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( visu )
28 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,530 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 )
54 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,232 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 )
105 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( visu )
55 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 970 libraries worldwide
A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys". 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 )
18 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 libraries worldwide
When Parris Mitchell, 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 fiancee. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Parris, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
Kitty Foyle : the natural history of a woman by Sam Wood( visu )
30 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 532 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
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( visu )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 505 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
Command decision ( visu )
13 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 327 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 )
17 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 298 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 detention. 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 )
17 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 235 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 )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
"Beautiful Clio Dulaine arrives in her New Orleans birthplace with one goal: to exact revenge on her father's family, who exiled Clio and her mother to Paris years earlier. She meets a Texas gambler, Clint Maroon, who is also looking for revenge on the railroad baron who ruined his father. The two schemers scrap and spar through a tale of blackmail, lies, high finance, and sudden disaster before they finally come together"--Container
The Marx Brothers collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
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 138 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
Heartbeat ( visu )
24 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a lady pickpocket attaining her place in society after falling in love with a diplomat--Container
Casanova Brown ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 110 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
Turner classic movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
The story of the FBI unfolds through the eyes of one of its agents. During his career he investigates gangsters, swindlers, the Ku Klux Klan, Nazi agents and cold war spies
Hold your man ( visu )
5 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Ruby, a cynical blonde who swindles dates, meets her match when con man Eddie walks into her life. She and Eddie fall in love and start partnering up for small-time crimes. But when a routine scheme goes bad, Ruby ends up in a reformatory and is certain that Eddie will desert her. But Ruby soon finds out that she has changed Eddie, more than she could have suspected
Madame X ( visu )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 59 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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Alternative Names
Grosvenor Wood, Samuel 1883-1949
Sam Wood Amerikaans filmregisseur
Sam Wood réalisateur américain
Sam Wood regista statunitense
Sam Wood US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Wood Samuel Grosvenor
Wood Samuel Grosvenor 1883-1949
Σαμ Γουντ
Сем Вуд
Сэм Вуд
סם ווד
סם ווד שחקן אמריקאי
سام وود
سم وود فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
სემ ვუდი
우드, 샘 1883-1949
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