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Ates, Roscoe 1895-1962

Overview
Works: 43 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 3,081 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Interviews 
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 )
17 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus freaks
Cimarron ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 767 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. Cimarron is a sprawling western saga, an earnest tale about empire building, and a film of its time, which viewers should keep in mind. It follows the adventures 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
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland ( visu )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Alice's fantastic adventures lead her straight to some of the most memorable characters ever imagined, including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, Humpty Dumpty, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. 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 270 libraries worldwide
Wallace Beery plays a washed-up prizefighter making a ring comeback to provide for his son
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 172 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."
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 139 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
Robin Hood of the Pecos ( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 26 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
Colorado serenade and The Tioga Kid ( visu )
in English and held by 24 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
What! No beer? ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 21 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 20 libraries worldwide
Black Hills: When Hadley finds gold on his land, Kirby kills him and then goes after Hadley's ranch. After Eddie Dean foils Kirby's robbery attempt, Kirby forces the assistant land agent Tuttle to sell the ranch to him. But Eddie learns of the forgery thru Tuttle's boss and goes after Kirby
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 9 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
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
Check & double check with Amos 'n' Andy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 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
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
The Mickey Rooney show "Hey Mulligan" ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Mickey Rooney stars as an aspiring young actor just scraping by as a page at Hollywood's International Broadcasting Company
Tumbleweed trail ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In The Tioga Kid, a Texas Ranger is in pursuit of the notorious outlaw, The Tioga Kid
Merry wives of Reno Smarty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 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
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
Freaks (1932) ( visu )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers
 
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