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Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 71 works in 237 publications in 4 languages and 4,254 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Musical films  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Short films  Romantic comedy films  Television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, 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
A little princess by Shirley Temple( visu )
71 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 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 )
31 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,264 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 : a comedy in three acts by Walter Ferris( Book )
18 editions published between 1930 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 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
The Claudette Colbert collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 126 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
Death takes a holiday by Walter Ferris( visu )
6 editions published between 1934 and 1999 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The Grim Reaper takes time off to find out what makes the human world tick. He eventually falls in love
Four men and a prayer by John Ford( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 75 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 Richard Rogers Partnership( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 67 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
The Shirley Temple collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm: Over the objections of her grumpy old aunt, a talented tyke seeks--and finds--stardom on the stage
Shirley Temple festival ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
In The Little Princess, Shirley Temple rises from an underprivileged background in Victorian London to fame, fortune, and an audience with the queen. Includes other classic shorts
Bright eyes Heidi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Bright eyes: The darling of a group of aviators, Shirley splits her time between her pilot godfather Loop, and her long suffering mother, housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family
The Shirley Temple collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Dimples (1936): A tiny performer encourages her pickpocket grandfather (Frank Morgan) to go legit. -- The Little Colonel (1935): A tiny Southerner inspires her mom and estranged grandfather to reconcile. -- The Littlest Rebel (1935): Amidst the sorrow of the Civil War, an irrepressible tot gains an audience with President Lincoln himself! -- The Blue Bird (1940): In a rare departure from her bubbly screen persona, Shirley plays a spoiled little girl in search of true happiness. -- The Little Princess (1939): In this heart-tugging adaptation of a children's classic, Shirley plays an orphan forced into servitude-until Queen Victoria steps in! -- Stand Up and Cheer! (1934): Shirley stars as a charming little performer who spurs the depression-era "Secretary of Amusement" on to success!
At sword's point by Lewis Allen( visu )
7 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 42 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
The Claudette Colbert collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Three-cornered moon : Various members of a Brooklyn family begin looking for employment after Mom loses a fortune on the stock market
Tom Brown's schooldays by Jemma Redgrave( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 18 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
20 movie family collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Waldo's last stand: The gang puts on a floor show in a barn to try to sell a reluctant Froggy some lemonade
Death Takes a Holiday by Alberto Casella( Book )
5 editions published between 1928 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The little princess The painted hills ; The new adventures of Heidi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The little princess: "A little girl is left by her father at a boarding school, where she becomes a servant while he's off to war"--Packaging
Melody for three ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 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
Shirley Temple America's sweetheart collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 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
At sword's point (1952) : shooting script by Walter Ferris( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ferris, Walter b. 1882
Languages
English (152)
Spanish (11)
French (5)
Italian (1)
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