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Salt, Waldo

Overview
Works: 145 works in 475 publications in 6 languages and 7,438 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Buddy films  Fiction  Biographical films  Police films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Gangster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Lyricist, Narrator, Conceptor, Performer, Contributor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Waldo Salt
Publications by Waldo Salt
Publications by Waldo Salt, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Waldo Salt
 
Most widely held works by Waldo Salt
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( visu )
85 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,553 libraries worldwide
Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( visu )
54 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,413 libraries worldwide
New York Detective Frank Serpico exposes the corruption he witnesses while working undercover
Coming Home by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( visu )
51 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( visu )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and German and held by 525 libraries worldwide
A naive young set designer seeks work in Tinseltown and falls in love with a wannabe actress who lives with her alcoholic father, a former vaudevillian entertainer
Blast of silence by Allen Baron( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Frankie Bono is an orphan who has learned to make a profitable living as a contract killer. Traveling from Cleveland to New York during the Christmas season, he is charged with taking out mid-level Harlem numbers and drug kingpin Troiano. Stalking his prey as he goes about his daily routine, Bono is distracted by an unexpected encounter with a childhood friend whose sister sees him as a lonely man, not the barely human shell he has become. Acutely aware of his own mortality, Bono sees everything as a facade, the pretty Christmas lights mere glitzy decorations covering the festering rot of existence, and his own personal hell
Taras Bulba by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Set in the Ukraine of the 16th century, a powerful Cossack chieftain is determined to regain his land from treacherous Polish invaders. Despite bitter dissension in the ranks, he is soon leading his soldiers into savage warfare. But further conflict erupts when his headstrong son, Andrei, falls deeply in love with a Polish girl. Spectacular battle scenes highlight the nonstop action, arriving at a shattering climax in which father and son must ultimately confront the rift between them
The flame and the arrow by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Overlord Count Ulrich takes it one step too far. It was bad enough when he kidnapped the pretty wife of the young archer Dardo, but when Ulrich takes the man's son, a rebel leader is born
Coming home by Yimou Zhang( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there
Greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Executive action: Who killed President Kennedy? Mixing narrative sements with newsreel footage, the story of a group of powerful men who plot the assassination. First they must recruit and train a shooter, then frame Lee Harvey Oswald
Harold Hecht's Taras bulba ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Set in the sixteenth century, the film chronicles the bloody Polish revolution against the Cossacks, who were led by the brazen, barbaric Taras Bulba. Bulba must contend with his wayward son Andrel
Midnight cowboy : a novel by James Leo Herlihy( Book )
20 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence
Tonight we raid Calais ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
At a time when most of Europe is in the throes of war, British intelligence commando Geoffrey Carter lands in Nazi-occupied France to spot and mark a Nazi munitions factory for a Royal Air Force bombing raid. He enlists the help of an old French farmer and his stubborn, yet enchanting daughter, Odette. But Odette has doubts about Carter due to her bitter feelings toward the British, whom she believes were responsible for the fall of France. And fate has more twists in store
The shopworn angel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
When an unsophisticated Texan falls hopelessly in love with a beautiful but hardened New York actress, his prospect for romance seems doomed
Coming home : draft screenplay by Waldo Salt( Book )
12 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Dog day afternoon : Serpico ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Serpico: True-life story of a non-conformist undercover New York cop whose techniques isolate him from the rest of the force
Asphalt-Cowboy ( visu )
17 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A Texas "cowboy" takes a bus to New York in search of lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services, but spends a hard winter helping a con man
Sandhog : a folk opera by Earl Robinson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Mr. Winkle goes to war ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Wilbert Winkle is a retiring bank clerk who decides to set himself up in the fix-it business despite the sharp disapproval of his domineering wife, Amy. Then he is drafted and, much to everyone's surprise, passes the physical. Wilbert goes on to become a hero in the South Pacific
Rachel and the stranger (1948) : shooting script by Waldo Salt( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Legend of Sleepy Hollow : draft script, never produced by Waldo Salt( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Davenport, Mel
Davenport, Mel 1914-1987
Pressman Salt, Waldo 1914-1987
Salt, Waldo Pressman 1914-1987
Waldo Salt Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1914-1987)
Waldo Salt amerikansk manusforfattar
Waldo Salt amerikansk manusförfattare
Waldo Salt amerikansk manusforfatter
Waldo Salt amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
Waldo Salt scénariste américain
Waldo Salt sceneggiatore statunitense
Waldo Salt US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Waldo Salt劇本獎
Γουόλντο Σολτ
Уолдо Солт
וולדו סולט
والدو سالت فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
ウォルド・ソルト
瓦多·沙特
Languages
English (210)
German (28)
French (19)
Spanish (19)
Italian (11)
Panjabi (1)
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