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Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 62 works in 192 publications in 3 languages and 4,003 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  Motion picture plays  History  Musical films  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Walter Ferris
Publications by Walter Ferris
Publications by Walter Ferris, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Walter Ferris
 
Most widely held works by Walter Ferris
The little princess by Shirley Temple( visu )
50 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
"Adaptation of a classic children's novel and stage play by Frances Hodgson Burnett, adorable Sara Crewe is treated like a little princess at her boarding school. But when reports of her father's death in the Boer War surface, she is forced into servitude towards other girls. The unflappable youngster steps up to the challenge of her new lot in life, and ultimately wins over the hearts of wealthy neighbors - and even Queen Victoria herself - as she refuses to give up hope that her father will one day return after all."--Container
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( visu )
26 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris( Book )
20 editions published between 1920 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Death suspends activities for three days during which he falls in love with a beautiful girl, and through her realizes why mortals fear him
Death takes a holiday ( visu )
6 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
The Grim Reaper takes time off to find out what makes the human world tick. He eventually falls in love
The Claudette Colbert collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
(Three-cornered moon, 1933) Laughter is the best medicine in tough times, and that is certainly the case for Elizabeth and her three brothers who are forced to find work after their eccentric family's fortune is lost. (Maid of Salem, 1937) Inspired by the true-life Salem witch trials, an independent young woman is accused of casting evil spells by the Puritan townsfolk during one of the most notorious periods in American history. (I met him in Paris, 1937) All is fair in love and fashion as a successful designer must choose between three suitors: a creative playwright, a dashing playboy, and a hometown boy. (Bluebeard's eight wife, 1938) The daughter of a destitute aristocrat is determined to teach her millionaire groom a lesson when she learns that their wedding day is not his first trip down the aisle. (No time for love, 1943) A working class man falls for a sophisticated fashion photographer, but the picture is not pretty when he loses his job and she hires him to be her assistant. (The egg and I, 1947) A new bride reluctantly says "I do" to her husband's plan to leave their life in the city and raise chickens on a dilapidated farm located miles from civilization
Four men and a prayer ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
In Four men and a prayer, the sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name. In The seas beneath, a U.S. "mystery ship" is sent out to destroy a German U-boat, which has been causing damage to Allied ships
Lloyd's of London by Henry King( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A young lad is given an apprenticeship at Lloyds, the great insurance company. Eventually he falls in love with the wife of his business rival and duels with him for her love
Shirley Temple shorts ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underpriviledged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. The Shirley Temple Festival consists of other classic shorts
Bright eyes Heidi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Heidi: When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
The Claudette Colbert collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Three-cornered moon : Various members of a Brooklyn family begin looking for employment after Mom loses a fortune on the stock market
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 libraries worldwide
A pupil at an exclusive boarding school is demoted to working in the scullery when reports of her father's death are received
At sword's point ( visu )
4 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The children of the Three Musketeers continue the fight where their gallant fathers left off in a swashbuckling adventure electrified with daring deeds and mortal swordsplay
At sword's point (1952) shooting script by Walter Ferris( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Tom Brown's school days ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
In Rugby School, an upper-class Victorian boarding school, a loveable schoolboy suffers at the hands of a cruel bully and is inspired by a forward-thinking headmaster
Shirley Temple collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Bright eyes: Shirley is the little darling of a group of aviators, who splits her time between her pilot godfather, Loop, and her long-suffering mother, a housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley-- until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster. Dimples: A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom. Heidi: Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again
Shirley Temple ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Work 1: A little girl is mistreated by the strict headmistress of a boarding school when it is assumed that her father, a British officer, has been killed in Africa. Work 2: a series of shorts featuring Shirley Temple
Melody for three ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Dr. Christian, the unofficial town father, takes an interest in a young boy, a violin prodigy, whose mother is a divorced music teacher. His interest isn't just in the boy's music career--he believes it would be best for the boy to have his parents back together, and sets out to do just that
A little princess by Walter Ferris( Book )
3 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Heidi Poor little rich girl ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
(1st work) The story of the little orphan Heidi who is sent to live with her gruff grandfather high in the Alps. Later, she travels to the city to be a companion to an invalid but they both eventually find happiness back in the mountains. (2nd work) Rich but neglected little Barbara is left adrift in the big city when her companion is involved in an accident. She finds a temporary home with a struggling vaudeville team, and the new trio become a success on the radio
Heidi by Walter Ferris( Book )
4 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ferris, Walter b. 1882
Languages
English (136)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
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