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Ferris, Walter 1882-1965

Overview
Works: 98 works in 248 publications in 3 languages and 4,338 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Musical films  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Internet videos  Romantic comedy films  Historical films 
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 )
63 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,354 libraries worldwide
Based on the famous novel by writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, Shirely portrays Sara, the pampered daughter of a British officer. Left in a boarding school when her father goes off to war, her world is turned upside down when he is reported dead. Destitute, Sara is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( visu )
31 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather, a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess, Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
Death takes a holiday : a comedy in three acts by Walter Ferris( Book )
16 editions published between 1930 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 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 127 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1934 and 1999 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
The Grim Reaper takes time off to find out what makes the human world tick. He eventually falls in love
The Shirley Temple collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Lloyd's of London by Richard Rogers Partnership( visu )
3 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
Shirley Temple Festival ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 63 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 59 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
Four men and a prayer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 54 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
The Shirley Temple collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 47 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 Ai lun( visu )
5 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 41 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 38 libraries worldwide
Three-cornered moon : Various members of a Brooklyn family begin looking for employment after Mom loses a fortune on the stock market
The little princess ; Shirley Temple Festival ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 24 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 four early short comedies
Tom Brown's school days ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 17 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
The ancient manuscript by Walter Ferris( Book )
6 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Four men and a prayer ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Four men and a prayer : The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name
20 movie family collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 15 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
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
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 (145)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
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