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Salt, Waldo

Overview
Works: 133 works in 420 publications in 6 languages and 6,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Motion picture plays  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Lyricist, Narrator, Writer of accompanying material, Performer
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 )
57 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,337 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
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( visu )
50 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
"L'histoire vraie et sombre de la chute d'un flic idéaliste. Policier intègre, Serpico voue sa carrière à la lutte contre la corruption qui gangrène la police new yorkaise. Isolé et rejeté pour ses prises de positions, il finit par connaître une véritable descente aux enfers qui ne fait que commencer
Coming home by Hal Ashby( visu )
32 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,309 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 )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 524 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 352 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 )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 230 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 157 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
Midnight cowboy : a novel by James Leo Herlihy( Book )
19 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and held by 61 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
Rachel and the stranger (1948) shooting script by Waldo Salt( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Tonight we raid Calais ( visu )
2 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 52 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
Harold Hecht's Taras Bulba ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A powerful 16th century Cossack cheiftan is determined to regain his land fron treacherous Polish invaders
Legend of Sleepy Hollow draft script, never produced by Waldo Salt( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The shopworn angel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
When an unsophisticated Texan, a soldier about to sent overseas to the World War I trenches, 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 )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Asphalt-Cowboy ( visu )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 24 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
Midnight cowboy Macadam cowboy by John Schlesinger( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Dustin Hoffman joue le rôle inoubliable de Ratso Rizzo, un parasite, un magouilleur miteux à la petite semaine mais aux grandes ambitions. Jon Voight est superbe dans le rôle de Joe Buck, le beau cowboy texan, naïf et charmant, convaincu qu'il peut sauver toutes les femmes seules de New York en mal d'amour
Sandhog a folk opera by Earl Robinson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Dog day afternoon : Serpico ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Serpico: True-life story of a non-conformist undercover New York cop whose techniques isolate him from the rest of the force
Serpico by Peter Maas( Book )
7 editions published in 1973 in English and Italian and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Story of an officer's crusade against police corruption
The day of the locust : screenplay by Waldo Salt( Book )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Davenport, Mel
Davenport, Mel 1914-1987
Pressman Salt, Waldo 1914-1987
Salt, Waldo Pressman 1914-1987
Languages
English (190)
German (20)
French (14)
Spanish (10)
Italian (7)
Panjabi (1)
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