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Wham! USA (Firm)

Overview
Works: 75 works in 79 publications in 2 languages and 440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Western films  Spaghetti Westerns  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Romantic comedy films  History  Humor 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Wham! USA (Firm)
Publications by Wham! USA (Firm)
Most widely held works by Wham! USA (Firm)
Go ask Alice ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a teenage girl's downhill spiral into drug addiction and her painful struggle to escape the pull of the drug world
The family way ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Married life is proving difficult for newlyweds Jenny (Hayley Mills) and Arthur (Hywel Bennet). With well meaning but interfering parents, nosey neighbours, and a town that thrives on gossip, can their marriage last? With all these pressures it's no wonder their personal life is suffering. Will there ever be any good news? Music by Paul McCartney
Harold Lloyd's world of comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A compilation film of Lloyd's silent movies and "talkies", including scenes from "Safety Last", "Why Worry", "Hot Water", "Girl Shy", "Professor Beware", "Movie Crazy" and "Feet First."
The ghost train ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Passengers stranded at a train station are told tales of a haunted train. Forced to stay at the station overnight, they encounter a number of comically macabe situations
March or die by Dick Richards( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"This is the story of the French Foreign Legion--soliders of fortune: brave, reckless, romantic, who carved a legend out of a cause
Walter Greenwood's Love on the dole by John Baxter( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In an industrial district of England during the early 1930's a family struggles to survive and maintain its dignity. When the hard-working daughter Sally sees that her brother and his family are about to be thrown onto the streets for rent money, she becomes the mistress of a rich gangster. This and other grim events transform her from a radiant, sweet angel into a cynical woman of the world
Carry on Cleo by Gerald Thomas( visu )
2 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Infamy, infamy -- they've all got it in for me!" Kenneth Williams' Julius Caesar is having a bad day in the funniest toga party of all time -- a historical and hysterical take on the life and loves of the Queen of the Nile. Follow the amorous adventures of Sidney James' Marc Anthony as he clinches with the gorgeous Amanda Barrie's sultry Cleopatra, in by far the most lavish looking of all the Carry On films
The Golden years of British comedy : '40s, '50s, & '60s ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Golden moments of British comedy featuring some of the legendary performers of each decade
A genius, two partners and a dupe ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A spaghetti western with Hill as "Nobody", the fastest gun in the West, Kinski as "Doc Foster" and Patrick McGoohan as the less than honest cavalry officer
Hue and cry by Charles Crichton( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A criminal gang uses a boys' magazine as a means to pass secret coded information about a heist. This plot is discovered by a young cockney lad who takes the case to the police. But when they refuse to believe him, the boy gathers his friends to thwart the plot
The big feast = La grande bouffe by Marco Ferreri( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Four middle-aged men decide they have had enough of the tiresome life around them: the dull repressed people, the mundane world events, the disappointing wines and the even worse food. So they decide to end it all in one last, decadent, drunken, depraved, orgiastic and impeccably well-catered marathon assault on their systems. Locking themselves away in a millionaire's mansion with exquisite cuisine, the world's finest vintage wines and champagnes and a like-minded woman, they begin their final crazy Grande Bouffe -- a real Blow-Out
The great St. Trinian's train robbery ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The monstrous St. Trinian's schoolgirls and headmistress Amber Spottiswood are on the move again, this time to Hamingwell Grange. But the Great Train Robbers have got there before them - and left over 2 million pounds hidden under the stage
French & Saunders : live by Dawn French( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Full-length comedy show filmed live at Shaftesbury Theatre, London, in 1990
Carry on up the Khyber by Gerald Thomas( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
One of the Carry on ... series of spoofs, this time a parody of the British Raj movie. Set in 1895 India; the Burpas are revolting; the 3rd Foot and Mouth guards the Khyber Pass, and the Khasi of Kalabar schemes rebellion. Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond must deal with these various threats amidst ongoing farce and hijinks
My name is Nobody by Tonino Valerii( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A generally light-hearted Western tale of would-be retiree Jack Beauregard, the fastest gun alive. Jack's plans of leaving gunfighting for a quiet life in Europe are put on hold when a man named Nobody tells Jack that there's a 150 hired hitmen on Jack's trail
The case of the frightened lady ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The ancient and mysterious house of 'Mark's Priory' is the family seat of the Lebanon family. Lady Lebanon (Helen Haye) is desperate to have an heir to carry on the family name and has told her son, Lord William (Marius Goring) that he must marry her niece, Isla Crane (Penelope Dudley-Ward). But Lord William has no intention of marrying, and Isla has fallen in love with a young architect who is renovating Mark's Priory. Lady Lebanon's desire to have the Lebanon name continue, along with her doctor's scheming intrigues, creates a crescendo of tension that only murder can release. But who is the homicidal maniac, and what sinister motives lurk beneath the servants' strange behaviour? As the police are called in to investigate, the shadows of terror and death lurk in every corner of mark's Priory
Nasty habits ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The ultimate Watergate parody. A subtle, delightful comedy set in the Abbey of Philadelphia. Glenda Jackson as Sister Alexandra fears defeat in ther election for head Abbas from Sister Felicity a young, rebellious candidate, so she bugs the Abbey. She arranges for two Jesuits to break in and steal love letters from Sister Felicity's work box. The break-in is foiled and the coverup begins. Alexandra wins by a landslide and Felicity is banished. Felicity takes her case to the people, complete with an appearance on the Mike Douglas show. One thing leads to another and Alexandra is exhiled. As she boards the plane she turns to the press with her last words, "You won't have Alexandra to kick around anymore." You're sure to enjoy this tasteful treat regardless of religious or political persuasion
Funny people ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Jamie Uys is back with his outrageous comedy [featuring] people filmed without their knowledge, in situations which are strange, ridiculous, burlesque, weird, crazy, crazy and even more crazy"--Container
I'm for the hippopotamus ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Two brothers are at odds on how to make a living in apartheid South Africa. Both brothers join together, grudgingly of course, to rid their province of a sadistic German tyrant who is trying to run everyone off their land."--Container
The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A farce set among the uninhibited pupils of an unorthodox school. A sultan sends his daughter to St. Trinian's because it is near his racehorse stables. One of the students kidnaps the sultan's prize mare and pandemonium ensues
 
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