WorldCat Identities

Wood, Sam 1883-1949

Works: 270 works in 1,117 publications in 10 languages and 13,533 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , fmd, Performer, Film editor, Other, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sam Wood
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

98 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories
A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

71 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
The Pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )

31 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball Hall of Fame player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his athletic childhood in New York to his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

51 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany comedy featuring the antics of the Marx brothers posing as a horse doctor, a jockey, and a vendor of bad racing tips
Our Town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

110 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

55 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
Kings Row( Visual )

20 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Chicago White sox pitcher, Monty Stratton. Stratton suffers a devastating hunting accident which leads to the amputation of one leg. Learning to walk with an artificial limb, he struggles to resume his career
Kitty Foyle : the natural history of a woman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kitty, a working-class girl, endures the rejection of Philadelphia society, makes her own way as a single woman, and ultimately chooses between an unmarried arrangement with Main Line scion Wynnewood Strafford VI or marriage to a struggling physician
Beyond the rocks by Sam Wood( Visual )

18 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is tricked into an arranged marriage with an older millionaire by her female relatives, and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman as she honeymoons in the Alps and Paris. Discovering that his wife loves another, the husband rushes off to the Sahara. In 2003, Beyond the rocks was rediscovered at the Nederlands Filmmuseum, after being considered lost for decades. The nitrite print was virtually complete, and had Dutch intertitles. It was restored, a new score was composed and new English intertitles added, based on the original continuity script
Command decision( Visual )

14 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-hearted department store tycoon goes undercover as a shoe salesman to root out labor discontent in one of his stores, with humorous results
Saratoga trunk by Flora Robson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful Clio Dulaine arrives in her New Orleans birthplace with one goal: to exact revenge on her father's family, who exiled Clio and her mother to Paris years earlier. She meets a Texas gambler, Clint Maroon, who is also looking for revenge on the railroad baron who ruined his father. The two schemers scrap and spar through a tale of blackmail, lies, high finance, and sudden disaster before they finally come together"--Container
The Marx Brothers collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes seven of the thirteen Marx Brother's films
Heartbeat( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a lady pickpocket attaining her place in society after falling in love with a diplomat--Container
Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Casanova Brown( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is about to get married when he receives a cryptic note from another woman saying to go to the maternity hospital in Chicago to see a certain doctor. He has some obvious conclusions as to why and has two women fighting for him
Kitty Foyle by Sam Wood( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ginger Rogers plays a young woman torn between two men--one a rich, upper-crust, Bostonian playboy, and the other a poor doctor. While trying to decide between the two, Ginger flashes back through the history of both relationships. Ginger Rogers won an Oscar for best actress for her role
Turner classic movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the FBI unfolds through the eyes of one of its agents. During his career he investigates gangsters, swindlers, the Ku Klux Klan, Nazi agents and cold war spies
Hold your man( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby, a cynical blonde who swindles dates, meets her match when con man Eddie walks into her life. She and Eddie fall in love and start partnering up for small-time crimes. But when a routine scheme goes bad, Ruby ends up in a reformatory and is certain that Eddie will desert her. But Ruby soon finds out that she has changed Eddie, more than she could have suspected
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A night at the opera The Marx Brothers collection
Our TownKings RowKitty Foyle : the natural history of a womanCommand decisionThe Marx Brothers collectionGreatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the brideHold your man
Alternative Names
Applegate, Chad, 1883-1949

Grosvenor Wood, Samuel 1883-1949

Sam Wood Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sam Wood pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Sam Wood réalisateur américain

Sam Wood regista statunitense

Sam Wood US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Wood Samuel Grosvenor

Wood Samuel Grosvenor 1883-1949

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Сем Вуд

Сэм Вуд

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סם ווד

סם ווד שחקן אמריקאי

سام وود

سم وود فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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우드, 샘 1883-1949

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