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Brennan, Walter 1894-1974

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Works: 761 works in 1,521 publications in 5 languages and 26,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Interviews  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Singer, Other, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Walter Brennan
Publications by Walter Brennan
Publications by Walter Brennan, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Walter Brennan
Red River by Coleen Gray( visu )
62 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,423 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 )
29 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and French 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 3 languages and held by 1,797 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 )
36 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,727 libraries worldwide
On one side is an army of gunmen dead-set on springing a murderous cohort from jail. On the other is Sheriff John T. Chance and his two deputies: one a recovering drunkard, the other a crippled codger. Also in their ragtag ranks are an unseasoned, trigger-happy youth and a woman with a past-- and her eye on Chance
The pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( visu )
25 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,667 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 )
37 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
Based on a story by Ernest Hemingway in which a charter boat operator gets mixed up with a woman and French resistance fighters in WWII. Includes a special making-of featurette
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 1,131 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 )
72 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 1,010 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
The far country by Anthony Mann( visu )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Fury by Fritz Lang( visu )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
An ethical young man is forced to confront his own morality after he becomes a victim of vigilantism
Support your local sheriff! ( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
The gnome-mobile ( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 537 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 504 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 by William Wyler( visu )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 459 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
The story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( visu )
25 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 445 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
Northwest Passage by King Vidor( visu )
10 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 351 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 over the hill gang by Jean Yarbrough( visu )
39 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 351 libraries worldwide
A retired ranger and his three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff
The one and only, genuine, original family band ( visu )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
The 1888 presidential race between Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison is enlivened by a Democrat and his Republican group
Tammy and the bachelor Tammy tell me true ; Tammy and the doctor ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Tammy and the bachelor: As a little Mississippi riverboat girl, Tammy falls in love with a wealthy southern gentleman after she and her rascally grandfather rescue him from a plane crash -- Tammy tell me true: The adventures of Tammy continue in college, where the worldly-wise small-town gal helps a broken-hearted artist paint a happy future, teaches a haughty heiress that the Golden Rule is more precious than gold, and finds true love with a shy, handsome young professor -- Tammy and the doctor: Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner
 
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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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