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Ates, Roscoe 1895-1962

Overview
Works: 60 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 3,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Circus films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 3 languages and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
The side-show freaks have created their own unified community within the carnival. When the beautiful trapeze artist married one of the freaks for his money, and then plots to kill him, the enraged freaks defend their friend and take gruesome revenge on their betrayers
Cimarron ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 819 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 )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland by Norman Z McLeod( visu )
7 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 378 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 by King Vidor( 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
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 154 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 28 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 )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 27 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!
Colorado serenade : and The Tioga Kid ( visu )
in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Colorado serenade (1946, 56 min.) : Eddie Dean and Soapy Jones foil an attempted stagecoach holdup meant to murder Judge Hilton, who is bound for Rawhide to restore law and order
The hawk of Powder River ; Black Hills ( visu )
in English and held by 21 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 20 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 15 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 12 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
Jungle goddess: Two pilots set out to rescue a girl lost in an African jungle for six years. She has been living among natives as the tribe's executioner
Chad Hanna ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 7 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
Merry wives of Reno ; Smarty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Merry wives of Reno: Comedy in which New York society wives go to Reno when they suspect their husbands of infidelity
Freaks by Tod Browning( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers
Amos 'n' Andy ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Cab drivers Amos 'n' Andy contract to transport Duke Ellington and his band out to Blair estate, where they meet Richard Williams who is in love with Jean Blair. Richard must find the deed to his family property before he can marry Jean. Meanwhile Amos 'n' Andy find the deed after spending the night in a haunted house
Colorado serenade ; Tioga Kid ( visu )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Colorado serenade (1946, 56 min.) : Eddie Dean and Soapy Jones foil an attempted stagecoach holdup meant to murder Judge Hilton, who is bound for Rawhide to restore law and order
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
 
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Alternative Names
Ates, Rosco, 1895-1962
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
ロスコー・エイツ
Languages
English (64)
Italian (2)
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