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Weaver, Dennis 1924-2006

Overview
Works: 252 works in 627 publications in 6 languages and 13,591 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Television programs  Science fiction television programs  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Dennis Weaver
Publications by Dennis Weaver
Publications by Dennis Weaver, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dennis Weaver
Gunsmoke by CBS Paramount Network Television (Firm)( visu )
168 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,325 libraries worldwide
Recapture the spirit of the American frontier with plain-talking Marshal Matt Dillon, kindly saloon-keeper Miss Kitty, irascible Doc Adams and tender-hearted but gullible Deputy Chester Goode as they uphold the law and bring respectability to the rough and tough town of Dodge City, Kansas
Touch of Evil by Orson Welles( visu )
8 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Duel by Steven Spielberg( visu )
77 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
A traveling businessman is menaced on the highway by a huge diesel truck. Although he can never see the psychopathic driver of the truck, he soon realizes that this guy is out to kill him!
James A. Michener's Centennial ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of Centennial is founded by the young Mennonite Levi Zendt and his bride-to-be. Looks at the effects of the American Civil War on the settlement and the disputes between cattle ranchers and farmers. Shows the plight of Mexican residents who find their rights threatened by a real estate tycoon from back East. Examines more recent dirty politics as two contestants face off over the future of the town and its dwindling natural resources
Two bits and Pepper ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
When two girls are home alone, two bumbling criminals attempt to break in and kidnap them. When they track them to their hidden playhouse, it is up to their pet pony and horse to come to the rescue
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Twenty classic episodes from Rod Serling's groundbreaking series. Travel to another dimension of sight and sound again and again with this special collection of classic episodes from Rod Serling's legendary series
Garbage warrior by Oliver Hodge( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Using empty beer cans, old tires, plastic bottles and other garbage, iconoclastic architect Michael Reynolds, based in New Mexico, has been building ecologically sustainable structures for 35 years. Calling his structures "earthships," Reynolds has had conflicts with government officials over inflexible zoning and housing laws, but his architectural ideas were put to use in the Andaman Islands following the 2005 tsunami
Escape from Wildcat Canyon by Rekab L. C Sudskany( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
A peaceful fishing excursion turns into a death-defying struggle of survival when a boy and his grandfather are stranded in the remote rugged wilderness
Pioneers of television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street
Subdivide and conquer a modern western ( visu )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
In the West urban sprawl is gobbling up the land. It assaults our national myths about the frontier, its wide-open spaces and unique landscapes. After examining the causes of sprawl and its effects on the sense of community and the environment, the film suggests remedies, and shows examples of sound public policy and good land use planning
Smithsonian's great battles of the Civil War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
This critically acclaimed television and video series from the National Museum of American History is a sweeping and compelling look at the war's military, political and social history. Each episode features dramatic reenactments of important campaigns; first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses and participants read by distinguished actors; period photographs, paintings and artifacts; intriguing expert challenges to traditional historical thinking; original contemporary illustrations; computer enhanced maps; and music of the time
Duel at Diablo by Ralph Nelson( visu )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A revenge-minded scout helps a cavalry troop transport guns and ammunitions through Indian territory
Classic Western round-up ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Kansas raiders: Outraged by Redleg atrocities, the James and Younger Brothers along with Kit Dalton join Quantrill's Raiders and find themselves participating in even worse war crimes
Wildfire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
"Fresh out of juvenile hall, Kris Furillo (Genevieve Cortese) gets her first chance at responsibility with a job on the struggling Ritter family ranch, where she befriends a horse named Wildfire. She is soon swept up in a complicated world of ruthless competition, dark secrets and love. Wildfire remains her one true friend, and their ability to achieve the impossible together creates the hope and strength to face a challeging future"--Container
McCloud ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud is the toughest cowboy to ever take on the mean streets of New York. McCloud is in a series of continual showdowns with the meanest criminals in New York and the toughest boss around
The Gallant hours ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 160 libraries worldwide
The film follows Admiral Halsey during those crucial few days in which he, as commander of the South Pacific forces, makes the corageous decisions that turned the tide of the Battle against the Japanese in late 1942
A man called Sledge by Calude Akins, Dennis Weaver James Garner( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Two outlaw buddies break into a maximum-security prison in order to steal a half-million dollars worth of gold. Greed soon turns them against one another, culminating in a spectacular, blazing showdown in a small Mexican village
Lonesome Dove the series ( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Set in the small western town of Curtis Wells, Wyoming, episodes follow the romance and marriage of Newt Call and Hannah Peale, and the obsession that Clay Mosby, who owns most of the town, has with young Hannah, who looks remarkably like his late wife, Mary
Lonesome Dove the series : Lonesome Dove : the outlaw years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
The outlaw years: Newt Call returns to Curtis Wells after the killing of his wife and must content with Clay Mosby
Gunsmoke : to the last man ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Marshal Matt Dillon is in charge of Dodge City, a town in the wild west where people often have no respect for the law. He deals on a daily basis with the problems associated with frontier life: cattle rustling, gunfights, brawls, standover tactics, and land fraud. Such situations call for sound judgement and brave actions: of which Marshal Dillon has plenty
 
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Alternative Names
Dennis Weaver acteur américain
Dennis Weaver Amerikaans acteur
Dennis Weaver attore e aviatore statunitense
Dennis Weaver US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Dennis Weaver yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Weaver, William Dennis 1924-2006
Денис Уивър
Деннис Уивер
Уивер, Деннис
Դենիս Ուիվեր
دنیس ویور بازیگر آمریکایی
デニス・ウィーバー
丹尼斯·威佛
Languages
English (308)
German (14)
Spanish (12)
French (7)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (1)
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