WorldCat Identities

Bishop, William 1918-1959

Overview
Works: 32 works in 44 publications in 1 language and 1,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Western films  Film noir  Police films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Bishop
Song of the thin man by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. They're playing your song, Nick and Nora Charles!
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
The redhead from Wyoming( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Maxwell is a saloon proprietress caught between her feelings for suave cattle promoter Jim and the town's sheriff. There's plenty more about Jim that Kate doesn't know, and by the time she finds out the truth, both she and the town are in grave danger. Now Kate and the sheriff have to battle overwhelming odds to set things right
Harriet Craig( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Craig, to all outward appearances, is a devoted wife and homemaker. But beneath the surface of her meticulously kept, richly appointed mansion, Harriet is a neurotic perfectionist and a stickler for absolute cleanliness. Her servants are kept on their toes by her shrewish orders and she will stop at nothing to ensure no one upsets the status quo of her complacent life with her husband Walter. When it appears that Walter will be promoted and travelling abroad on business, Harriet springs into action to squelch his plans. Harriet's monstrous selfishness and essential heatred of men, a syndrome initiated in girlhood when her father abandoned Harriet and her mother, at last becomes obvious to Walter. In a dramatic final confrontation, Walter finally realizes he too was just another possession in Harriet's loveless, life-size dollhouse
Joan Crawford in the 1950s( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases four fully restored and remastered melodramas starring Joan Crawford
Noir archive 9-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killer that stalked New York : Two of a kind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of a kind: Brandy Kirby is on a manhunt to locate a lookalike for a missing heir imposter in an inheritance scam. She finds a willing participant in Lefty Farrell who was raised in an orphanage and trained in small-time rackets
Oregon trail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York newspaper reporter is sent to find out why so many settlers have been massacred by Indians en route to Oregon
Top gun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gunman accused of murder is cleared and elected marshal
Forgotten noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eye witness: A New York lawyer who comes to England to help a wartime pal wrongly accused of murder. Who is the mysterious missing witness and will she be found in time to save a man's life?
Adventures in Silverado( Visual )

2 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Into California's 1880 frontier country rides Robert Louis Stevenson (Edgar Barrier), the novelist, looking for story material 'in a land of stage-drivers and highwaymen', and soon finds it when Bill Foss ('William Bishop) arrives in the mining town of Silverado with a new stagecoach"--Container
The rifleman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucus is the town's representative to the railroad commission until an infamous train robber dies and leaves his ill-gotten wealth to Lucas. Lucas must clear his name and stop the reckless ambition of his replacement
The killer that stalked New York( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After helping to smuggle diamonds into the country and getting burned by her lastest flame, Sheila Bennet decides to get even. But she unwittingly puts herself and millions and others at risk, requiring an all-out manhunt for a killer
The White squaw by Mayne Reid( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer rancher, Sigrod Swanson is told by the government that because he did not legally file claim to the land he hacked out of the wilderness, it will be taken from him and set aside as an Indian reservation. Swanson goes beserk with rage and begins to wage his own private war against the Indians. Swanson learns that Eetay-O-Wahnee, a half-white Indian squaw, is actually the daughter of a white rancher and will inherit half of the man's estate. When the rancher dies, Swanson tries to kill the squaw before she can use her inheritance to save her tribe from starvation. Failing this, he attempts to burn down the entire Indian village
Lorna Doone( Visual )

2 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the high adventure and romantic love story, set in late seventeenth-century England, about Lorna, the granddaughter of the head of a nobly-born family of robbers and outlaws, who falls in love with John Ridd, a man intent on avenging his father's death upon the Doone clan
Wyoming renegades.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Carey stars as Brady Sutton, a former member of Butch Cassidy's gang who wants to go straight after spending three years in prison. He returns to his home to get married and start a blacksmith business, and all is well until Cassidy's gang comes into town and robs the bank. Accused of conspiring with Cassidy, Sutton escapes, knowing the only way to redeem his name with the townspeople and his future bride is by taking Cassidy down
Noir archive film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killer that stalked New York: Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier
5 movie collection. Shenandoah ; Shalako ; Bend of the river ; The redhead from Wyoming ; The Texas rangers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas rangers: Two down-on-their-luck former outlaws volunteer to be Texas Rangers and find themselves assigned to bring in an old friend, now a notorious outlaw
Thunderhoof( Visual )

2 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phantom stagecoach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stagecoach firm hires a man to prevent yet another holdup, unaware that a rival firm has created an armored, driverless stagecoach to rob future deliveries and take all of the business in town for themselves
 
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Alternative Names
Bishop William Paxton 1918-1959

William Bishop acteur américain

William Bishop actor estadounidense

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William Bishop aisteoir Meiriceánach

William Bishop (akteur)

William Bishop aktor amerikan

William Bishop Amerikaans acteur (1918-1959)

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William Bishop amerikansk skuespiller

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Уильям Бишоп

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English (30)