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Wilson, Michael 1914-1978

Overview
Works: 110 works in 421 publications in 6 languages and 13,592 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  War stories  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Military history  War films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Director, Author of dialog, Former owner, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Michael Wilson
Publications by Michael Wilson
Publications by Michael Wilson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Michael Wilson
 
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Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( visu )
32 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,645 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( visu )
43 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,876 libraries worldwide
When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
38 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,197 libraries worldwide
Four American astronauts crashland on an unchartered planet and discover it is ruled by a race of intelligent apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Astronaut Taylor (Heston) soon finds himelf among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall)
A place in the sun by Theodore Dreiser( visu )
23 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Salt of the earth by H. J Biberman( visu )
36 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up
Friendly persuasion by William Wyler( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
A heart-warming story about the day-to-day experiences of a Quaker family living in Indiana in 1862, showing their religious beliefs, their worldly temptations, their petty feuds, and their reactions in a time of crisis
Salt of the earth : screenplay by Michael Wilson( Book )
9 editions published between 1953 and 1978 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
An unprecedented effort has been made to keep this work of art and product of free enterprise from reaching the screen. We consider this particular action to be a significant part of an expanding pattern of censorship
5 fingers by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
18 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 libraries worldwide
In Turkey, the valet of the British ambassador offers the German ambassador priceless documents about the Allies for fantastic fees. But the British soon suspect the leaks and dispatch an investigator to learn the spy's identity
Salt of the earth. The Hollywood Ten ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Salt of the Earth is a feature film based on the 1950s strike by zinc miners in New Mexico. Hollywood Ten is a documentary chronicling the lives and work of ten filmmakers blacklisted by The House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947
Salt of the earth (1954) shooting script by Michael Biberman( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other
Salt of the earth ( file )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Hollywood ten is a documentary about ten filmmakers who defied the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1947 and were imprisoned for contempt of Congress
La planète des singes édition collector by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Lors d'une expédition spatiale, des astronautes s'échouent sur une planète lointaine, gouvernée par des singes qui utilisent des humains pour des expérimentations. Très vite, Taylor réalise qu'il est devenu une proie, et que sa vie ne tient qu'à la bienveillance d'un chimpanzé, chercheur scientifique
WWII 60th anniversary collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A collection of 3 war films and 1 documentary. In The guns of Navarone, a specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea. From here to eternity is a portrait of a military camp stationed in Hawaii just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In The bridge on the River Kwai, British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy. The documentary The fighting leathernecks of WWII includes footage of some of the bloodies battles fought by the Marines in the Pacific
Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence d'Arabie by David Lean( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : le destin hors du commun de l'officier britannique T. E. Lawrence, qui mena la révolte arabe contre l'oppresseur turc au cours de la Première Guerre mondiale
Hopalong Cassidy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Hopalong Cassidy and his trusty stallion, Topper, rode into the hearts of millions in the 1940s as the good-guy of the West. Follow Hopalong and his Bar 20 Ranch gang as they wrangle with the outlaws
Le pont de la rivière Kwaï by David Lean( visu )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 17 libraries worldwide
1943: Capturé par les Japonais, un régiment de soldats britanniques est forcé, au mépris des conventions de guerre, de participer à l'édification d'un pont gigantesque en plein jungle birmane
The bridge on the river Kwai Le pont de la rivière Kwai by David Lean( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : 1943 - Capturé par les Japonais, un régiment de soldats britanniques est forcé, au mépris des conventions de guerre, de participer à l'édification d'un pont gigantesque en pleine jungle
Bar 20 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Hoppy, out to buy cattle for the Bar 20, ends up falling into a plot to steal land from a young couple. He is set up to look like a murderer and must clear himself
Planet of the Apes La planète des singes by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Naufragés du futur sur une planète inconnue, trois astronautes, Taylor, Landon et Dodge se retrouvent dans un monde où les singes ont pris la place des hommes. Rescapé des rafles, la vie de Taylor ne tient plus qu'à la bienveillance de deux jeunes chimpanzés persuadés qu'il est le fameux chaînon manquant de l'histoire de l'évolution. Mais encore leur faudra-t-il franchir la zone interdite pour prouver la véracité de leur théorie
 
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Alternative Names
O'Donnell, James.
O'Donnell, James 1914-1978
Wilson, Michael
Languages
English (221)
French (17)
German (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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