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Hornbeck, William 1901-1983

Overview
Works: 51 works in 99 publications in 5 languages and 5,679 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Western films  Juvenile works  Christmas films  Documentary films 
Roles: Film editor, edm, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Hornbeck
Shane by Oliver Sacks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,953 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)
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
William Wyler's The heiress by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 802 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
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 490 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 by Frank Capra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and held by 471 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 )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Edna Ferber's epic novel of a wealthy Texas cattle rancher who marries a strong-willed Virginia woman and the problems they encounter with politics and prejudices of the time. Bonus features include multiple documentaries
Frank Capra's A hole in the head( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 180 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
Why we fight : a series of seven information films( Visual )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This motion picture film explores the background of World War II. Reel 1 shows the bombing of Pearl Harbor, London air raids, cavalry and tank battles in Russia, and Panzer and Luftwaffe operations in western Europe. Footage also shows Fascists in Italy and Nazis in Germany as they riot and parade. In Reel 2, Emperor Hirohito inspects Japanese troops. Footage also shows military demonstrations in the Axis countries, their legislatures in session, German slave labor, Alfred Rosenberg's denunciation of the church in Germany and reenactments of political assassinations. In Reel 3, Axis school children receive political indoctrination, Secretary of State Frank Billings Kellogg hands the 1929 Peace Pact to President Hoover, and U.S. citizens state isolationist views. Footage also shows Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and Works Projects Administration (WPA) workers constructing a road. Reel 4 contrasts play of U.S. children with military games of Nazi children and diagrams territorial ambitions of the Axis. The reel contains footage of Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goring, Rudolph Hess, and Joseph Goebbels. In Reel 5, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto speaks of Japanese desires, troops parade in Berlin, Japanese troops advance in Manchuria, Secretary of State Henry Stimson denounces the Manchurian action and Japanese delegates leave a League of Nations meeting. In Reel 6, Japanese troops land at Shanghai, Chiang Kai-shek leads a parade in China, the Italians invade Ethiopia, Haile Selassie asks the League of Nations to intervene in Ethiopia, and President Franklin Roosevelt denounces the Italian action
Why We Fight by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 73 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
I want to live! by Robert Wise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham, a vagrant prostitute and fast-living party girl, at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she's innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, she is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. As her execution draws nearer, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds. The background music is made up in its entirety of progressive jazz
Frank Capra's why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two additional war films, The true glory and December 7th. True glory: An official War Department film covering the World War II campaign in Europe from D-day to V-E Day, using footage shot by nearly 1400 combat cameramen from nine Allied nations. Academy Award winner, 1946: Best Documentary, Features. December 7th: John Ford's film unit was given the task of showing the attack on Pearl Harbor. Few cameras were on hand to record the attack, so Ford recreated many of the major scenes on Hollywood sound stages
The complete James Dean collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[East of Eden] : In a California farming valley in 1913, a wild adolescent rebels against his stern father, realizing that he favors his twin brother
A Hole in the head by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 31 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
The jungle book by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 22 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
War comes to America by Frank Capra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To explain the United States' involvement in World War II, Frank Capra's film analyses the country's history and the ideology of its people. American ideals, as described in the Declaration of Independence, are highlighted through a depiction of the history of the nation, the current American quality of life and the social, recreational and work ethics of the people
L'Homme des vallees perdues by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
Prelude to war by Frank Capra( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first film recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The second film documents the relentless advance of Germany's mighty military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1980 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The futuristic tale of the decline of civilization after a second World War lasting from 1940 to 2036 and the new scientific society that emerges from it
Frank Capra's Riding high( Visual )

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

A horse trainer who has fallen on hard times looks to his horse, Broadway Bill, to finally win the big race
 
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Alternative Names
William Hornbeck Amerikaans filmeditor (1901-1983)

William Hornbeck montatore statunitense

William Hornbeck US-amerikanischer Cutter

William Hornbeck US-amerikanischer Filmeditor

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ויליאם הורנבאק

ویلیام هورنبک تدوینگر آمریکایی

ウィリアム・ホーンベック

威廉·霍恩貝克

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Frank Capra's A hole in the head