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William Faulkner

William Faulkner



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Also Known As: Died: July 6, 1962
Born: September 25, 1897 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Albany, Mississippi, USA Profession: Writer ...


Writer (feature film)

William Faulkner's Old Man (1997) as From Short Story ("Old Man")
Adaptation of William Faulkner's short story about two lost souls who rediscover life and love. J.J. Taylor and fellow convicts are expected to help rescue survivors of a dangerous flood on the banks of the Mississippi (the "Old Man") in 1927. J.J. sets off to find a woman caught up in a cypress sna
Arsonist, The (1995) as From Story ("Barn Burning")
A principled itinerant laborer, Kakang, proud of his Javanese heritage, is trying to bring up his children in Malaysia and instill in them his own strong values. Kakang is a man who clearly understands the social inequities that allow him to be exploited. Unfortunately, Kakang chooses arson as the m
Land of the Pharaohs (1955) as Writer
A scheming seductress plots to make herself queen of Egypt.
The Big Sleep (1946) as Screenwriter
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
Mildred Pierce (1945) as Contract Writer
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
To Have and Have Not (1944) as Screenwriter
A skipper-for-hire's romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) as Contr to trmt
A young couple fights off Indian attacks to start a farm in the Mohawk Valley.
Gunga Din (1939) as Contract Writer
Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India.
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Contract Writer
Slave Ship (1937) as Story
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
Banjo on My Knee (1936) as Contract Writer
Misunderstandings and wanderlust keep frontier newlyweds from building a life together.
The Road to Glory (1936) as Screenwriter
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
Today We Live (1933) as Story and dial
An aristocratic English girl's tangled love life creates havoc during World War I.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.

Writer (special)

Golden Land (1988) as From Short Story ("Golden Land")
A dramatic adaptation of a short story by William Faulkner, set in Hollywood's heyday, concerning a Nebraska businessman whose values crumble and family drifts apart as he succumbs to a decadent lifestyle while seeking fame and fortune. A "Tales From the Hollywood Hills" presenation.

Misc. Crew (special)

Long Hot Summer, The (1985)
A two-part miniseries about a young, ambitious drifter with a reputation for trouble who arrives in a small Southern town and has a profound effect on a wealthy tyrant and his rebellious family.

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