WorldCat Identities

Hornbeck, William 1901-1983

Overview
Works: 51 works in 76 publications in 6 languages and 4,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Military history  Fiction  Christmas stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christmas films  Fantasy films  Sources 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by William Hornbeck
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )
5 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrivato nel Wyoming, l'ex pistolero Shane si erge a paladino della famiglia di coloni che lo ospita, affascinando tanto la moglie che il figlioletto: insegnerà al probo e pacifico padre a farsi rispettare, e ripartirà dopo aver sconfitto gli allevatori che vogliono impadronirsi di tutte le terre per far pascolare le loro mandrie. (Mereghetti)
William Wyler's the heiress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Frank Capra's state of the union ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An industrialist runs for the Presidency and is caught between his principled estranged wife and a power-hungry newspaper owner, who is also the industrialist's mistress
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures. Loosely drawn from "The Arabian Nights."
Frank Capra's a hole in the head ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
World war II why we fight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of World War Ii era propaganda series "Why We Fight" features three installments. The battle of Britain is an account of Great Britain's last stand against the forces of Nazi Germany, and the hard-fought but successful battle to maintain both air superiority and the Britons morale. The battle of Russia covers Russia's historic resistance to invasion, how those qualities were called upon in the war, and their determination to win against the seemingly invincible forces of Nazi Germany. The battle of China discusses China's history, and its people who use all their resources to oppose Japan's aggression, as well as why the Japanese want to conquer it
The complete James Dean collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rebel without a cause] : Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
A Hole in the head by Frank Capra( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The timeless tale of a boy's adventures among thieves and growing up along side of wild animals in the primal Indian forest
William Wyler's the heiress by William Wyler( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olivia De Havilland plays wealthy spinster Catherine Sloper, the only heir to her stern father's (Sir Ralph Richardson) vast estate. When a dashing fortune hunter named Morris Townsend (Montgomery Clift) wants her to elope, her father threatens her with disinheritance. On the eve of their marriage Townsend deserts her. Seven years later Morris returns, and a bitter, wiser Catherine plots her revenge
A place in the sun by Theodore Dreiser( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
It's a wonderful life by James Stewart( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
Why we fight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
War comes to America-Follows the gradual shift of opinion from isolationism to support for the war
Why we fight by Frank Capra( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
¡Qué bello es vivir! by Frank Capra( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey es un honrado y modesto ciudadano que dirige y mantiene a flote un pequeño banco familiar, a pesar de los intentos de un poderoso banquero por arruinarlo. El dia de Nochebuena de 1945, abrumado por la repentina desaparición de una importante suma de dinero, que supondría no solo la quiebra de su banco, sino también un gran escándalo, decide suicidarse, pero cuando está a punto de hacerlo ocurre algo extraordinario
The Battle of Britain by Frank Capra( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divide and conquer: Film record of the German attack upon and conquest of Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France in 1940
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )
4 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
Q planes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prototype British planes are mysteriously disappearing on their test flights. A secret ray is helping spies to steal the planes. In this lively comedy thriller Major Hammond of the Yard (Ralph Richardson) and star pilot Tony McVane (Laurence Olivier) unravel the case
Divide and conquer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the series created by then Major Frank Capra for the U.S. Army during World War II; used to explain the necessityof war to new enlistees and then released for the American public. Utilizing newsreel footage and maps, the documentary chronicles Hitler's sweep across Europe, including conquest of Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France. Includes brief archival footage of Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Adolf Hitler, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, among other historical figures
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.16 for Rudyard Ki ... to 0.30 for ¡Qué bell ...)
Languages
Covers