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Brennan, Walter 1894-1974

Works: 713 works in 1,453 publications in 8 languages and 25,796 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  History  Interviews  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Vocalist, Speaker, Host, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Walter Brennan
Publications by Walter Brennan
Publications by Walter Brennan, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Walter Brennan
Red River by Coleen Gray( visu )
56 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,281 libraries worldwide
With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( visu )
27 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,820 libraries worldwide
A melodrama which tells of the adventures of Wyatt Earp as marshall of Tombstone, Ariz., and friend, Doc Holliday. The shoot-out at the O.K. Corral leads to the defeat of the Clanton gang
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( visu )
40 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,795 libraries worldwide
Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting
Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks( visu )
35 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,701 libraries worldwide
A Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody
The pride of the Yankees ( visu )
23 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,663 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
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not by Howard Hawks( visu )
51 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
An American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
A one-armed stranger arrives in a tiny desert town, the locals possessing a dark past they want to keep secret, by any means necessary
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( visu )
75 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
"John Doe," a genial and aimless tramp, is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero; John Doe clubs are formed and a spontaneous movement begins. John Doe is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power. John Doe's resulting fight for democracy has a timeless, inspiring message for all Americans
Fury by Fritz Lang( visu )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
The far country by Anthony Mann( visu )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 769 libraries worldwide
A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Support your local sheriff! ( visu )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 752 libraries worldwide
A charming drifter (Garner) becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
The over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( visu )
63 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 612 libraries worldwide
A retired ranger and his three aged pals try to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff
The gnome-mobile ( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Jasper, a two foot high gnome, has been searching for a suitable bride to please his 900 year-old grandfather. He gets help from two children after a chance encounter with them in the forest. Trouble ensues when a showman discovers the gnomes and masterminds a kidnapping plot
Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
In the small Texas town of Rio Bravo, law and order is maintained by three unlikely enforcers: hard-boiled sheriff Chance; former quick draw artist Dude, now gone drunk and disheveled; and the crippled, wisecracking Stumpy, who patrols the jail with a shotgun. The arrest and incarceration of Joe Burdette for murder has set these three at odds with his brother, corrupt and wealthy landowner Nathan Burdette. Nathan assembles a force of hired guns to spring Joe, while Chance enlists hotshot gunslinger Colorado. Complications arise in the form of Feathers -- not the usual saloon floozy but a competent professional gambler accustomed to sparring with men -- who has an eye for Chance
The Westerner ( visu )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 469 libraries worldwide
A wandering cowboy rides into a Texas border town and alone faces the guns of the self-appointed, ruthless men who dispense justice, including the infamous "Judge" Roy Bean
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( visu )
36 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations
The story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
Northwest Passage by King Vidor( visu )
7 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
An American historical drama about a group of settlers known as Rogers' Rangers--led by Major Rogers (Spencer Tracy)--and the hardships of survival and battles with hostile Indians, they encounter in trying to settle the upper New York state area for their families in the late 1750s and early 1760s
The one and only, genuine, original family band ( visu )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
The 1888 presidential race between Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison is enlivened by a Democrat and his Republican group
The princess and the pirate ( visu )
6 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Sylvester the Great is a 17th-century entertainer with an act so atrocious, he's exiled from England. Aboard a ship bound for America, he finds himself falling for the beautiful Princess Margaret, a woman uninterested in love - not to mention his lousy one-liners. But when an evil band of pirates attack the ship and capture the princess, her only hope is the cowardly Sylvester. Now he has to stop cracking jokes and muster the courage to rescue his royal love
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Brenan, Walter, 1894-1974
Brennan, Arthur, 1894-1974
Brennan, Walter Andrew
Brennen, Walter, 1894-1974
Brennon, Walter, 1894-1974
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