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Ates, Roscoe 1895-1962

Works: 48 works in 100 publications in 3 languages and 3,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Western films  History  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Roscoe Ates
Publications by Roscoe Ates
Publications by Roscoe Ates, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Roscoe Ates
Freaks by Tod Browning( visu )
27 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers
Cimarron ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
"A nation rising to greatness through the work of men and women, new country opening, raw land blossoming, crude towns growing into cities, territories becoming rich states. In 1889, President Harrison opened the vast Indian Oklahoma lands for white settlement--2,000,000 acres free for the taking, poor and rich pouring in, swarming the border, waiting for the starting gun, at noon, April 22nd ..."--Prologue from title screens. A western saga about empire building, it follows the adventures of Yancey Cravat, a lawyer and newspaperman from Wichita, who joins the Oklahoma Territory land rush in 1889. Soon he and his family are citizens of Osage. Beset by wanderlust, Yancey joins the Cherokee Strip land rush in 1893, leaving wife Sabra behind to run the newspaper and raise their son, Cimarron. By 1907, Yancey is back at home as Oklahoma becomes a state. During the oil boom, he refuses to join a scheme to cheat the Indians out of their oil rich land, and then disappears again. In 1929, Sabra is elected Oklahoma's first Congresswoman, Cimarron is married to an Indian princess, and Yancey still hasn"t returned
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
"Money makes the world go 'round, or so Gerry (Claudette Colbert) believes when she decides to divorce her struggling husband (Joel McCrea) to support him by marrying a millionaire."
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland by Norman Z McLeod( visu )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
When Alice falls down a rabbit hole, she is transported to a magical world
The champ ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son
House of wax by André De Toth( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Colorado serenade and The Tioga Kid ( visu )
in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The Tioga Kid (1948, 55 min.) : Eddie Dean and Soapy Jones return some stolen cattle and Eddie runs off a ranch hand who is working with the rustlers who stole them
Robin Hood of the Pecos ( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Crooked carpetbaggers control a territory in post-Civil War Texas, but the citizens form a masked band of night riders to beat them
What! No beer? ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Effervescent and irreverent slapstick about a couple of regular guys trying to cash in on the end of Prohibition. Durante is a barber who talks Keaton, his dim-bulb taxidermist buddy, into spending his life's savings on a brewery. Determined to be first, they start making beer before Prohibition is actually over. That makes their 'competition' bootlegging thugs, something they didn't count on!
The hawk of Powder River Black Hills ( visu )
in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The hawk of Powder River: Vivian as the Hawk is the secret leader of an outlaw gang. She wants the Chambers ranch and after Chambers is killed she sends her men to kill his daughter who is arriving on the stage. Eddie breaks it up and later foils a robbery attempt by the gang. Finding a hat at the scene, he marks it and leaves it hoping it will turn up again
Politics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
When a widow's daughter gets involved with a young mobster who has been framed for murder, she decides to run for mayor in order to initiate change within her town including encouraging women to stop taking care of their husbands if they don't vote for her
Wheeler Woolsey : RKO comedy classics collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"The comedy gets delivered - in spades! - in this collection of no less than nine rollicking pictures starring RKO's comedy kings, Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey. And there are lovely guest stars galore - such as Lupe Velez, Betty Grable, Thelma Todd and Dorothy Lee" -- Container
The legendary singin' cowboys ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Wild country: U.S. Marshal Eddie Dean takes out after the dirty low-down I. Stanford Jolley, who's wanted for the murder of a sheriff and now has his gun-sights set on the dead man's daughter
George Reeves double feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Thunder in the pines: Loggers Jeff Collins and Boomer Benson compete for a mail-order bride by means of a timber-cutting contest
Merry wives of Reno Smarty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Smarty: Comedy of manners in which a wife ends one marriage to begin another, then changes her mind and wants husband #1 back
Chad Hanna ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Chad Hanna, a farm boy from upstate New York, joins a traveling circus in the 1840s. Along the way he falls for a bareback rider and in the end saves the circus from financial ruin
Amos 'n' Andy ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Amos 'n' Andy are in the middle of a love triangle and end up helping the hero and heroine without even knowing it
Tumbleweed trail ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In Tumbleweed trail, an undercover agent is on the trail of a gang of cattle rustlers
Colorado serenade Black hills ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Colorado Serenade: musical western with government agent, fisticuffs and guntotin'. Black Hills: musical western where Dean and Ates chase robbers of a gold mine, recover the loot and foil another plot
Driftin' river Thunder town ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Driftin' River: The Army sends Eddie and Soapy to the Morgan ranch to buy horses. But the horses are rustled and the follow-up Army patrol murdered. When Eddie is mistaken for a notorious outlaw, he joins the outlaw gang but is in trouble when his true identity becomes known. Thunder Town: A parolee is forbidden to carry guns but is ambushed at every turn
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Alternative Names
Roscoe Arreyes
Roscoe Ates acteur américain
Roscoe Ates actor estadounidense
Roscoe Ates Amerikaans acteur (1895-1962)
Roscoe Ates amerikansk sångare och skådespelare
Roscoe Ates amerikansk sanger og skuespiller
Roscoe Ates amerikansk songar og skodespelar
Roscoe Ates US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Musiker
Роско Эйтс
Ռոսկո Էյթս
English (64)
Spanish (4)
Italian (1)
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